Kalpana Aravamuthu

When not looking for software bugs in her day job,Kalpana enjoys: inventing dishes like 'zucchini mor-kolumbini', singing Geeta Dutt songs, running 5 miles every other day, and shaking a leg to Bollywood tunes. Her autobiography, coming soon to a store near you, is called a A Bellyful of Laughs. Disclosure: Er, the last part, like all good bios, is padded for effect.
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Khana – Kal, aaj aur kal

How our food habits have changed across generations
on Aug 1, 2012

ANTS: Positively North East

Every little urn, every piece of cloth in the ANTS store tells the tale of a colourful culture and a people we often forget as being a part of India. ...
on Jul 15, 2012

Abayashram: Far from the madding crowd

A welcome taste of reality, a sense of comfort and a life sans fear is what abandoned women with fragile mental health get at Abayashram.
on Jun 4, 2012

Naukri for the informal sector

In the informal sector, employment happens through references and word-of-mouth. Babajob.com tries to streamline this experience using the web. Sean B...
on May 18, 2012

Vidya Poshak: Pushing the frontier of understandin...

[Changemakers] Every year in March, we hear inspiring stories of youth coming out with flying colours in their PU exams inspite of difficult circumsta...
on May 16, 2012

Dirty Jobs-Part 2: Sewage Cleaners

Close your eyes and picture being in a dark hole surrounded by stinking muck, wading through it, trying to clean it. This is how a regular day, like e...
on May 7, 2012

APSA and Prasanna- How it has worked

Prasanna has been teaching at APSA over the last 10 years. He talks about how to capture the attention of kids who are first generation learners, and ...
on Apr 27, 2012

APSA-providing an alternative to child labour

The causes for child labour are many - familial (poverty, unemployment, dysfunctional families), social (housing,lack of infrastructure), the educatio...
on Apr 27, 2012

Making exertion count

In an age when buildings grow skyward due to lack of space, Wiis mean playtime, and everything is a race that only those with the resources can compet...
on Apr 25, 2012

Wasted food: Journey of that half eaten plate

In a country where 230 million people go hungry everyday, it feels criminal to waste any food. Yet, managing to make or procure just the right amount ...
on Apr 19, 2012