Ganesha Speaks

Every year, we do things for our beloved Ganpati Bappa - offerings, dancing, pandals, music! Have we ever thought about what he feels about all of it? Here's an Open Letter from him to us.

The 'Veterunners' of Pune

“You don’t stop running because you get old; you get old because you stop running.” States Christopher McDougall in his legendary book ‘Born to Run’. Don’t we all remember how easily and naturally running came to us as kids? The sensation…

The Story of a Protest

If you have passed Law College road in Pune recently, you certainly must have noticed the big question mark and other signs put up outside the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

The Ironmen of Pune

The Ironman Triathlon, which is organised by the World Triathlon Corporation is considered to be the world’s toughest triathlon. And rightly so, considering the fact that it requires a participant to swim for 3.86 kms, cycle for 180.25 kms…

Nostalgia in a Yellow Booth

Today I encountered an experience that was truly remarkable and has got me thinking ever since. What you ask? Well it was nothing short of a mild panic attack, when, on the way to a super important meeting, I realised my phone had switched…

Sculpting An Icon For The City

This Ashadhi Ekadashi on 27th July, Pune will see an iconic 21 feet tall statue of Lord Vitthal being unveiled as a permanent installation on the open land at the picturesque Upper Katraj Lake enclosure. We spoke to the man who gave shape…

The Call of Adventure

Pouring rains, steep and rugged off-road trails, and an adrenaline pumping adventure race, spanning 15 hills in the pitch darkness of night. No, this is not a wild card entry into an adrenaline junkie’s dream. This is National Education…

Queer Cheer in Pune

Suddenly Facebook has gone colourful with rainbow effect display pictures and a lot of discussions about whether those who have done it even understand what it symbolises. No matter what the argument, the question that we all need to ponder…