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https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Cover-1.jpg A new Monthly Magazine is born!

Reader’s Trail is the new monthly that hit the stands and the digital space earlier this month. The first issue of the publication for July 2020 is out with some refreshing content! Published by Leading Trails Pvt Ltd, a publishing house based in Ghaziabad and edited by young and bright writer and Chief Editor Mansi Narula Kashyap, based in Hyderabad, we had the occasion to check out the digital version of the debut number of the magazine which will obviously appear in both formats, printed as well as the digital. One look at the index and you get the first feel that the magazine looks trendy and crisp for its choice of content that mostly fits in the domains of technology, corporate world, work-culture, education, lifestyle issues of health, spirituality, culinary skills, travel, literature & poetry and thereby aims at the young readers. A closer look further reveals the write-ups touch on the very topical subjects staring us in the face: which are about how the pandemic has taken its toll on the economy, working patterns, employment, alteration of regular public life and peoples’ conduct. Two lead articles by R K Mohpatra, a GM of IRCON and a certain Krishna…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Cover.jpg Krishna Returns with Janmashtami!

As you walk into this exhibition on Krishna you recall that in February of this year – the month before in March when most of the world closed down for things public, we had two exhibitions devoted to Krishna almost back to back, or say happening concurrently. The first a solo show at Archer came…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Pictures-for-the-book-review-Cover.jpg Destination Kakori, 9th August 1925 resurrects martyrs

At a time when social media overflows with an instant variety of patriotism that can be worn on the sleeve, an educated busy housewife Smita Dhruv shows what it is with diligent research spanning over seven years, with interruptions because of busy personal schedules, involving long travels, meeting people as also library and archive visits…

  • https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/6.jpg Finding aesthetics and beauty in times of chaos

    Can chaos really be beautiful? That’s the question you start with when you receive the invite for this art exhibition titled The Beautiful Chaos that attempts to bring back some ‘normalcy’ in the midst of the pandemic which refuses to go away. Actually far from it, it is staying with a recurrent force or at least with the same force even as the life and the man try to fight back by putting up a brave front! So this show by 079 Stories comes as the third attempt to restore art shows in Ahmedabad – the first two being the Krishna show at Archer and Homage to Our Heroes by Gallery Mosaic featuring Manhar Kapadia – while the chaos continues in parts, thankfully on a low key now that the…




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https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Irrfan-khan.jpg National Award winning actor Irrfan Khan dies at the age of 54

One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54.  A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/romeo-juliet.png Of youthful passion and star-crossed lovers on Shakespeare’s birthday

While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Shubigi-Rao-Art.jpg Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Dr-Yatin-Desai-Orthopaedic-surgeon.jpg The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…