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June 2020

Totally Sanamized 🎧🎼🎸🥁🎹🎬

2020-06-20T13:51:56+00:00

I came across Sanam’s band song “Roop tera masatana “ during one of the runway sessions.., I remember listening it number of times, and then few other songs from this band. Sanam , Rock band which specializes mainly in renditions of old classic Indian Bollywood songs is what my impression was until I read about [...]

Totally Sanamized 🎧🎼🎸🥁🎹🎬 2020-06-20T13:51:56+00:00

If only Earth could speak

2020-06-14T16:13:26+00:00

My first visit to Taj Mahal in 2011 left me awestruck and I was mesmerized by the beauty of the monument. However, it seems to have caught an evil’s eye offlate. The Taj Mahal, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, is falling victim to chronic pollution, according to an Indian government report. Its [...]

If only Earth could speak 2020-06-14T16:13:26+00:00

May 2020

Padman…

2020-06-14T16:24:36+00:00

Time to laud the efforts of another real life hero Mr. Arunachalam Muruganantham and the reel & real life couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna. Mr. Arunachalam has revolutionized the lives of countless woman who were not able to afford sanitary pads and thereby had to compromise on hygiene. This work by Mr. Arunachalam was [...]

Padman… 2020-06-14T16:24:36+00:00

Menstruation Hygine

2020-06-14T16:21:26+00:00

Sanitory pads are disposable and must be discarded after one use. Menstrual Health Alliance India states that 45% of the menstrual waste primarily sanitary napkins, is disposed of as routine waste along with another household garbage. 13% of menstrual waste is thrown in open spaces such as rivers, wells, lakes and by the roadside, followed [...]

Menstruation Hygine 2020-06-14T16:21:26+00:00

Lahu se kaisi sharm…

2020-06-14T16:18:39+00:00

In my earlier post, I had indicated that I will review information about the reach of menstrual hygiene methods amongst the women in rural India. According to survey reports, the usage of sanitary napkins among Indian women is 48.5% in rural areas, 77.5%in urban and 57.6 % overall. There has been an increase in the [...]

Lahu se kaisi sharm… 2020-06-14T16:18:39+00:00

Mentsruation Myths

2020-06-14T16:12:15+00:00

One of the early stories told by my mom was that when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were young, it was the men that would get their periods and bleed from their armpits. One day when Shiva had to go on a war, he couldn’t. Parvati being the eternal best wife that she is, told [...]

Mentsruation Myths 2020-06-14T16:12:15+00:00