The photographs of the Chin people in this book fill the eye with these dilemmas. As ethnic minorities from Myanmar living in exile in the Indian capital, most of the men, women and children you see in these images have refugee status accorded to them by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and live in unspeakable hardship. But even without any knowledge of their precise circumstances, you can see them suffering from various maladies of the body and mind, perhaps from memories of the home they have been forced to leave behind. Captured in natural light, these images seem to exude a yellow gloom, conveying the jaundiced mood of the setting. There are pockets of darkness in these photographs, as though a metaphor for their lives. The handful of families represented in this project embody the traumas and tragedies that define the lives of a majority of the Chin community in India.
Starting from the fundamental premise that the Human Resource function must espouse the cause of humans in the organisation and work towards their aggregate happiness, Visty Banaji uses the 50 years of experience he has in HR to introspect on what helps or hinders this mission. Angry Birds, Angrier Bees critiques the current state of affairs and suggests solutions for change. The columns span the gamut of HR, as do the remedies.
After 26 years in which time he has been hailed as one of the most respected photographers of India, Raghu Rai has ventured into political territory once more. In this stunning new volume he photographs two important Indian leaders, an outgoing PM, Manmohan Singh, and an incoming one, Narendra Modi. Both are photographed amidst the cacophony of their party meetings, but there is a silence at the centre. One is tinged by despair, the other by a sense of overwhelming power. Raghu Rai is a noted photographer who has published 36 books including celebrated ones on Indira Gandhi, Mother Teresa and the Dalai Lama.
From new recipes such as Eggless Rose and Raspberry Tiramisu, Gourmet Chikki, Passion Fruit Truffles, to delicious macaron variants and savoury treats such as Cacio Pepe cookies and Chutney Cheese Pull-Apart Bread, Coming Home has something for everyone.
Sellebrities contains erudite, well-researched and insightful pieces on Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonu Sood, Virat Kohli, the beauties of Bollywood, the heroes of Bollywood, the cricketing heroes of India … and chefs as celebrities.
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Can’t Believe It’s Eggless lives up to its name with delicious recipes that are second to none, where renowned Indian pastry chef Pooja Dhingra offers invaluable tips on how to stock your pantry, choose the right substitute for eggs, and perfect the art of baking.
Prabha’s recipes in her new cookbook are simple, elegant and quick, making any meal complete and delicious. With her years of experience and observation, she found that there were no books easily available that suggested complete menus, and so decided to create a collation of her own to fill the culinary gap. She presents a set of meals that she has not only been making at home, but shared through her catering business and taught in her classes online and in person.
The book is a rich compendium of information supplemented with historical and factual data about the status of fossil fuels in India and efforts to develop the country’s vast domestic potentials of renewable energy for a sustainable future. India’s strategy unveiled at COP 26 in Glasgow, to install non-fossil fuel electricity of 500 GW capacity by 2030, and to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2070 is a focused target set by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), which lends authority to the topic.
Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary contains over 100 essays on transformative initiatives and alternatives to the currently dominant processes of globalized development, including its structural roots in modernity, capitalism, state domination, and masculinist values.
For the Misra sisters, Suneeta and Susmita, food always was and continues to be an important part of their lives. This book is a labor of love, persistence and a desire to leave behind a culinary legacy. It contains an eclectic collection of recipes that have been painstakingly detailed and neatly categorized for easy reading and access.
The Desired World is all about how to make some personal sense out of a world not looked at as a cosmic order, a divine dispensation, or to be read as a scientific and mathematical text, but to view it ultimately as total chaos.
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