Newsmagazine Vol 4 - January 2012

A place to showcase the flavour of the month.


Future Of Education


As every parent will agree, a child’s thirst for knowledge is incessant and insatiable. Exhausted parents often resort to using sedatives to get some relief from the kid’s unstoppable barrage of questions - most popular sedative being the television.We train them to sit still for hours and watch TV, much like how we train them to sit still while potty training them. By the time they are in their 20’s and finishing their education they watch TV all night but generally hate the thought of picking up a book to read! Surely something seriously wrong in the way we educate our children...

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Back To School

A compilation of articles pertaining to the theme of this month - "BACK TO SCHOOL"

The Day He said "Bye Mumma!"



Co-Editor Of Indians4Africa

Megha Lodha Katariya

recounts her own

experience of her son's



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Starting School


Staring School is yet another milestone for the young mothers whose 2 or 3 year olds now begin their exposure to the world outside their protective homes. Surely an unnerving feeling for not only the child but the mother too.

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A brilliant letter by professors to his students


A must be read for all university students

by Art Carden , Prfoessor of Economics 

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Getting Ready For School


As parents prepare to send their children back to school, a lot of attention is focused on buying the best backpack, the cool clothes and just the right lunch box.

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Children Who Won't Go To School (separation Anxiety)


The timing of separation anxiety can vary widely from child to child. Some kids may experience it later, between 18 months and 2-1/2 years of age.  Some may never experience it... 

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 Art & Literature

This is the creative corner – a place to display your latest work or discuss work of others.

Janpath Days


Poetry by Dr Amitabh Mitra 



janpath market

checking shawls...



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Fallen Feathers



 By Ms. Kakoli Ghosh





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Home And Health



A place to share our experiences on all issues regarding home, health and life in Africa. Section complied by co-editor Nidhee Datta

Myths And Their Facts About Dieting





by Tithi Prabhakar




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Healing By Mudras Chaper 2


Healing by Mudras is an ancient practice with spiritual seekers in eastern cultures like India and China. The saints and yogis in the ancient times used Mudras to empower them spiritually, to maintain their mind and body balance and to be physically healthy.

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Clean Your Kidneys


Years pass by and our kidneys are filtering the blood by removing salt, poison and any unwanted entering our body. With time, the salt accumulates and this needs to undergo cleaning treatments and how are we going to overcome this? It is very easy, first take a bunch of parsley (MALLI Leaves) KOTHIMBIR (DHANIYA) and wash it clean.

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A place to find interesting, unusual news that made headlines recently.

An Indian woman is World's Shortest Woman


Big day for a little: 2ft tall Jhoti dreams of Bollywood acting career after being crowned world's shortest woman

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Business Files

Send us your perspective on any aspect of business that interests you. Articles and information that will help each other navigate the unique business conditions that face us in Africa.

Eye Opener


Blind people work together and make parts of Boilers at Trichy for IOCL’s Paradip Refinery project …..… An experience sharing.

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Send us whatever made you laugh the loudest last month. We Indians are known to have a great sense of humour – but we don’t seem to laugh enough. Let’s get together to change all that.

Laugh Out Loud


Over smart school kids (Cartoons)

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Its School Time



They say that you can experience God in a child's smile,

it is so very true...


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