This peripatetic life is a feature of the Family. And as children get older, they travel even further. The Family has a policy of separating families and sending teenagers away from their parents. "The belief is that you need to split up families to create one big Family," explains Jez. The Spencers were farmed out separately to communes as far afield as Macau, Brazil and Italy, changing country every year or two. … [Read more...] about After the ‘Family’ broke us apart
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The launch is tentatively scheduled at 5:43 pm on March 5, subject to weather conditions, from the second launchpad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. Weighing about 2,275 kg, GISAT-1 is a state-of-the-art agile earth observation satellite which would be placed in a geosynchronous transfer orbit by GSLV-F10, ISRO said. It said that subsequently, the satellite would reach the final geostationary orbit using its onboard propulsion system. … [Read more...] about Gisat-1: On March 5, ISRO to launch new-age satellite that can scan India every 30 minutes
I always look forward to roles that excite me as an actor. Mynaa gave me the chance to display my acting credentials. I got several offers after that which were performance-oriented and challenging. … [Read more...] about Onam Special: Amala Paul is back home!
It is an incongruous sight. A mix of young and middle-aged, upper-middle-class city dwellers, carrying bamboo barks, digging up land and helping build a shed on a farm 80 km from Bengaluru. A fickle breeze gives the “workers” in caps, sunglasses and other urban accoutrements occasional respite from a relentless sun. Stretching ahead as far as eye can see, this is the 75 acre Tamarind Valley Collective, bordered by forests and hills. But it’s not the size that makes it distinct. With plans for houses for all its 47 co-owners, sufficient food crops, solar plants, a community kitchen for residents and its own water supply, it is an ambitious experiment looking to offer a sustainable, self-sufficient way of living, and a hedge against the vagaries of the rest of the world. Chopping a log of wood is Akash Gehani, cofounder of payments startup Instamojo, and one of the coowners of the Tamarind Valley Collective. “I have always loved nature and had become … [Read more...] about Away from the city bustle, these professionals choose to live close to nature