Elefantastic – An Elephant Sanctuary in Jaipur, India

Elefantastic - Elephant Sanctuary, Jaipur, India

Let me start by saying that I’m a huge animal lover. I strictly stand for the ethical treatment of animals and I usually steer clear of animal tourism. But when I chanced upon Elefantastic on TripAdvisor, it looked like a genuine place, so after a lot of enquiring, we decided to visit. Elefantastic is an elephant sanctuary in Jaipur that works for domesticated elephants ofRead Now

Sauté, Singapore Says “No” to Food Wastage

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Sauté is a bistro in Singapore, that specialises in earth-based cuisines. Sauté strongly encourages reducing food wastage and hence is proud to support Project Takeaway – a campaign that focuses on reducing food wastage at a personal level by saving leftovers, specifically in restaurants. The owners and management of Sauté take several steps to ensure minimal food wastage in their day to day business. SomeRead Now

Project Takeaway: Save Leftovers

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Project Takeaway: Save Leftovers

Food wastage isn’t new. We’ve all heard of it. We’re all aware of it. We’ve all discussed it. We’ve all talked about ways to reduce it. Unfortunately, once those discussions are over, we go about our lives, wanting to make a difference but often not knowing how. According to FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), around 800 million people suffer from chronicRead Now

Interview: Chetan Bhagat

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Originally Published on Urbandesis.com on 17/03/2016 Chetan Bhagat. The public loves him. The critics, not so much. Many of us would have first heard of him when he broke out as a writer with his novels Five Point Someone and One Night @ the Call Center. Today he has 8 blockbuster books (6 fiction) to his name. And he sells. His books have sold overRead Now

Two-rrific super-dads – A tribute to fathers of twins

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Originally Published on sg.theasianparent.com Fathers of twins are, in my opinion, an ignored breed. While most mums of multiples get more attention than they want, need or deserve, hardly anyone gives a second thought to the dads. As a mother of twins myself, I’ve experienced everything from being asked embarrassing / annoying questions from complete strangers, to people stopping the stroller to snap pictures of theRead Now

Vijay Krishnamani – Overcoming a Hearing Disability

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Vijay Krishnamani was born with almost 100% hearing loss in both ears. Despite the profound hearing loss, he learnt how to hear, speak, read and write, thanks to hard work and support from his parents and teachers. I have had the privilege of connecting with Vijay, who presently works in Singapore, with Tata Consultancy Services. He is also the Global Coordinator of Suniye, a non-profit organisation in India workingRead Now