Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Product Review, Product Reviews

Indidoll – A much-needed Product

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When there can be barbie dolls, why not Indi dolls? When we heard about this venture from Swapna Bapat of Indidoll, we were super elated and wanted to know more about it. We really loved the concept and we got an opportunity to talk with Team Indidoll. Team Indidoll Before getting into details, we would like to

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SOS Children’s Villages – Contribute To Educate Orphans

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IMC interviewed Lynn Croneberger, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages – USA, about the SOS Children’s Villages venture and how can we help our children learn the art of ‘giving’.   SOS Children’s Villages builds families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries, including India. Founded in 1949, we provide children with the love and long-term

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Interview With Sinu Joseph – Co-Founder Of MythriSpeaks

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#IMCRadio This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we interview Sinu Joseph, co-founder of MythriSpeaks. Sinu has done a lot of work on menstruation through her organization. She speaks to us about how we are losing the beauty in menstruation and how there is a disconnect in our natural rhythms. Sinu tells us some anecdotes like – Did you know

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Interview With Leela Gour Broome – Author Of Red Kite Adventure

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IMC spoke to Leela Gour Broome, the author behind the exciting adventure book ‘Red Kite Adventure’ about what inspired her to write the book, her inspiration behind the lovely town of Kithwada in the book, how can we get our kids to read more and her favorite books as a child! Read on to know

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Interview With Suman Agarwal, Author Of Super Kids

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We spoke to Suman Agarwal, the author of the awesome book, Super Kids, about teaching kids to eat right! She talks about super foods, encouraging kids to play physical games and suggests yummy after school snacks for us as well! IMC: How did you conceptualise the book and what inspired you to write it? Suman: My

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Children's Books, Direct Dil Se (Interviews)

You Can’t Always Tell! By Priyanka Talwar

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It is Food Allergy Awareness Week from May 8-May 16, 2016. We speak to author Priyanka Talwar about food allergies and what prompted her to write the book ‘You Can’t Always Tell‘! Hear her speak to Preethi, read the review to the book and enter the giveaway as well! The Interview The Review We often overlook

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Interview With Nayanika Mahtani – Author Of Ambushed

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Nayanika Mahtani spoke to us about her inspirations behind ‘Ambushed‘ and how we can teach our kids about being close to nature and how as individuals, we can help SAVE THE TIGER! Thank you Nayanika for sharing your thoughts with us! IMC: Tell us what inspired you to write this book with the theme of “Saving

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Books Are Like Mirrors, Windows and Doors!

We speak to the renowned author Chitra Soundar. She is the author of Farmer Falgu series which has been a part of our Treasure Box.  Chitra Soundar started reading when she was a kid and was in 3rd standard when she won a story telling competition. She won a book (a picture book) and it

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Interview With Divya Berry – The Person Behind The Exciting Venture ThaiCrate!

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ThaiCrate started by Divya Berry is a  home delivery/take-away kitchen based in South Delhi which is offering fresh and authentic Thai food to delight all food lovers out there. Delivered to doorstep, the recipes are crafted with great care and the materials sourced with great passion. In their own words, each dish has a story, an identity,

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Youreka – Connecting Children To Nature

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We spoke to Nalini Dhariwal, Director of Youreka, an organization which runs nature camps for children. Youreka holds three to five days camps for children (currently in Mumbai based schools). In their own words, these camps called  ‘Youreka For Schools’ program unfolds through a sequence of individual and group tasks and outdoor activities at Kambre (At an altitude

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Interview With Shoumi Sen

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The lovely Shoumi Sen spoke to us about her book ‘Celebrate Durga Puja With Me’. She talks about what inspired her to write the book, her favorite Puja memories and which books she loved as a child 🙂 Thank you, Shoumi for speaking to us 🙂 IMC: How did you think about writing a book

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Interview with Anushka Ravishankar on The Sherlock Holmes Connection!

Anushka Ravishankar

We spoke to the awesome Anushka Ravishankar about her latest novel ‘The Sherlock Holmes Connection’ from Duckbill Books, about her inspiration behind Jyotsna’s characters and her reactions to Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes! IMC: How did all you authors conceptualize a book based on Sherlock Holmes? Anushka: We had decided that the book would have

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Prof. Sibal Talks About Parenting And Communicating With Kids!

Prof. Anupam Sibal

IMC spoke to Prof.Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals Group who is  coming up with his new book entitled “Is Your Child Ready to Face the World?”. Prof. Sibal has been kind enough to answer our questions about parenting and his thoughts on how we can deal with children.  IMC: What was the idea

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Book Review, Direct Dil Se (Interviews)

Suraya’s Gift: The Story Catcher Children by Malavika Nataraj – [#Giveaway]

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Suraya’s Gift : The Story Catcher Children , by Malavika Nataraj, published by Penguin Books.  Suraya’s Gift by Malavika Nataraj is that one book that is interchangeable with your childhood. Suraya, a nine-year old, is the type of girl who scribbles stories on the back of her school and is often told she has a ‘big

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Toys From Trash – Arvind Gupta Talks To Us About Creating Toys For Children!

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Arvind Gupta is the man behind the initiative of Toys From Trash. His website has hundreds of toys based on science.These toys are made from the cheapest of materials available. An IIT Kanpur graduate, Arvind has published many books and received many awards for his work. Arvind has been kind enough to speak to IMC about

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