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Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace

Feb 06, 2016

Book Review: Aparna Jain's 'Own It' brings out of unarticulated darkness the indescribable things that happen to women at the workplace

In Aparna Jain’s book Own It, we hear about harassment of women at the workplace, including microaggressions; maternity leave; and how women stand in the way of their own careers. #Sexual harassment #Women in the workplace #BookReview #Gender diversity #FWeekend #Aparna Jain #Own It
The real 'Airlift': Air India's rescue mission in Kuwait won it a place in Guinness Records

Feb 02, 2016

The real 'Airlift': Air India's rescue mission in Kuwait won it a place in Guinness Records

Former Air India (AI) executive director Jitender Bhargava has revealed how the rescue mission in Kuwait entered the Guinness Book of World Records. #Indian Airlines #air india #IndianAirForce #NewsTracker #Jitender Bhargava #Amman #Guinness Book of World Records #Kuwait evacuation #Persian Gulf War
Book Review: 'Understanding Kashmir and Kashmiris' is a brilliant account of Kashmir and its convoluted history

Jan 24, 2016

Book Review: 'Understanding Kashmir and Kashmiris' is a brilliant account of Kashmir and its convoluted history

Christopher Snedden has written a brilliant account of Kashmir, Kashmiris and the dispute thereof. Any critique of the book would amount to a loose quibble. #Kashmir #Jawaharlal Nehru #Sheikh Abdullah #Book Review #FWeekend #Understanding Kashmir and Kashmiris #Christopher Snedden
Book Review: Radhika Vaz's 'Unladylike' is a quirky, uplifting blend of humour and critical thinking

Jan 23, 2016

Book Review: Radhika Vaz's 'Unladylike' is a quirky, uplifting blend of humour and critical thinking

Radhika Vaz's writing in Unladylike is so thought-provoking that by merely narrating the life she has lived, she more often than not makes the reader draw parallels with their own life. #Angelina Jolie #Iraq #BookReview #Radhika Vaz #Unladylike #Virginity #Comedy #Lawrence School #FWeekend
Open-book exams are a nice change, but successful implementation needs education reform

Jan 13, 2016

Open-book exams are a nice change, but successful implementation needs education reform

The HRD ministry’s consideration of the implementation of open-book exams by Central and state boards as a part of assessment reforms in school systems is a welcome step. #InMyOpinion #Education #CBSE #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Open Text Based Assessment #Open-book exams
Transcending generations: Ashapurna Debi's stories resonate with Jhumpa Lahiri today as they did with Bengali women during Partition

Jan 10, 2016

Transcending generations: Ashapurna Debi's stories resonate with Jhumpa Lahiri today as they did with Bengali women during Partition

During Partition, Ashapurna Debi's books resonated with the new Bengali woman as it was wholly in sync with her hopes and aspirations, and it continues to do so today. #Rabindranath Tagore #Bengali literature #BookReview #Pulitzer Prize #Jhumpa Lahiri #partition #Hachette India #Matchbox #FWeekend #Ashapurna Debi #Prasenjit Gupta