Sanjana Ramachandran

Sanjana Ramachandran

Currently pursuing an engineering degree from BITS Pilani, Goa, Sanjana is a Chennai-born girl settled in Mumbai, and writes for The Alternative in a humble attempt to fulfill the stereotype of being a frustrated engineer.

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Old is gold: INTACH’s work on the conservati...

Heritage buildings in Bangalore are in the spotlight thanks to INTACH, who are ensuring citizens learn about their contribution to city culture.
on Nov 20, 2014

11 plants that are insanely attractive to birds

Want your liven up your garden even more? Try growing these some of these to harbour your own little ecosystem!
on Nov 4, 2014

Diwali 2014 saw wins and losses with city pollutio...

Pollution levels recorded during Diwali this year were a mixed bag; some cities fared well, while others hit new highs.
on Oct 27, 2014

#HappyGreenDiwali: 10 lights that will stay bright...

Looking for a creative way to light up your home for an eco-friendly Diwali? Try one of these cool lighting products (mostly in Bangalore).
on Oct 21, 2014

10 practical ways to have a green workplace for be...

Studies show that a green workplace can boost an office's productivity by 15%, let alone help reduce its carbon footprint.
on Oct 17, 2014

Beyond the title: 5 ways in which Kailash Satyarth...

Kailash Satyarthi may have been overshadowed by Malala Yousafzai in the international media, but that doesn't take away from the great work he's done.
on Oct 14, 2014

Gillo Gilehri: Ab dekho, khelo, seekho…all d...

What if those magical bedtime stories could come to life, teach, dance, sing in front of you? Gillo Gilehri, a children's theatre company does just th...
on Oct 13, 2014

Bleary-eyed charity: Jemima Khan’s#WakeUpCal...

Oh boy, here we go again. Take an early morning #nomakeup selfie and donate to children in Syria, shouts the latest Twitter craze.
on Oct 11, 2014

10 books you should get your hands on if you want ...

Did Haider blow your mind or leave you bewitched, but cold? Either ways, here is a list of must-reads to know the Valley, from those within.
on Oct 9, 2014

India’s first free street store in Bhubanesh...

Find an attractive streetside corner, collect old clothes and shoes, hang 'em up and watch how the idea of a 'sale' can be turned on its head!
on Oct 9, 2014