The campaign #womenhavelegs, launched by actor Rima Kallingal, an outspoken critic of the patriarchy that is ingrained in the Malayalam film industry, has triggered a viral movement with actors posting their own pictures in protest of the constant sexualisation of a women’s body.
Out of 159 million children aged below 6 years in India, 21 per cent are undernourished, 36 per cent are underweight, and 38 per cent do not receive full immunisation. A look at the state of the young child in India.
Whether it’s a hidden cove on a private island or a large crowded sandy patch like Juhu in Mumbai, no place brings back as many memories as a beach does. Thankfully, India boasts of a 7,500 km-long coastline and several beaches to build memories. The folks over at TripAdvisor invited their users to share their favourite beaches and these are the top 10 beaches in the country based on the polling. Unsurprisingly, most of the best beaches in India (according to TripAdvisor users) are in Goa. Is your favourite beach on the list too? Find out!
Tourism constitutes 10 per cent of Kerala’s GDP and 25 per cent to the total employment in the state. So the best way to build Kerala is to visit it!Kerala is open for business again. The state that thrives on tourism is recovering from the worst flooding since 1924. With airports shut and roads submerged, the tragedy couldn’t have struck at a worse time—at the beginning of peak tourist season. Even so, with the water receded and viral diseases under control, Kerala is welcoming tourists again. And what better way to contribute to Kerala than by actually visiting it? So here are 9 places to visit in Kerala in the coming months.
Snow-clad peaks, wildflower fields, sacred sites—treks in India have a way of throwing up the most beautiful sights. Unlike in some countries (including our very own neighbour, Nepal) trekking as an industry is still relatively underdeveloped in India, which makes the experience even more raw and exciting. Note that these treks aren’t for beginners and will require professional training and acclimatisation.
Head to one of these picturesque locations that offer jaw-dropping vistas and activities that will keep the whole family happy.ALSO READ: 5 great eco-friendly resorts in India