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The stereotype of stern, unapproachable librarians couldn’t be further from the truth for this columnist. He chats with an optimistic young woman who is looking to join the ranks of these guardians of books and is willing to risk a future in this institutionally overlooked profession
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January 17, 2020

An Inside Job

Text by Supriya Thanawala. Photographed by Rema Chaudhary. Styled by Ojas Kolvankar

Anxiety and stress at the workplace can be crippling, particularly in today’s high-pressure corporate culture. And the stigma around men opening up about mental illness is shaped by its own set of patriarchal diktats. Entrepreneur Nikhil Taneja leads Verve through his uphill climb to personal and occupational success and proves that showing vulnerability is the first step towards taking control
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It’s News To Her

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Prithvi Pictures. Hair by Jasmeet Kaur; make-up by Ritika Gandhi; both at Make-up Designory India

In the current national scenario, the economic liberalisation of 1991 – that, to a large extent, shaped our dreams – seems to be a thing of the distant past. Sonia Singh, editorial director, NDTV and mother of three, who has been reporting on the country’s ups and downs for over 20 years, tactfully balances an objective big-picture outlook with her maternal sixth sense. During a Sunday afternoon in her home, she offers Verve an even-handed take on re evaluating history and preparing for what lies ahead...
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Louis Vuitton, Fashion
January 14, 2020

Case On Point

Photographed by Ashish Shah. Creative Direction by Nitya Arora. Photographer’s Assistant: Abhishek Rao. Hair and Make-Up: Leeview Biswas. Models: Pooja Shree at Anima Creative Management and Neeraj Saini at Ninjas Model Management. Location Courtesy: The Maharajas’ Express

Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogrammed luggage accompanies a solo traveller as she skips air travel and takes a slowed-down journey on the Maharajas’ Express
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January 13, 2020

A traditional war dance involving ferocious facial expressions, vigorous movements, much stamping, loud chanting, and displays of weaponry, the haka is truly spectacular to watch in person.
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Motivational social media accounts have emerged as an unexpected champion of emotional and mental health, providing a much-needed shot of positivity to those seeking to manage stress, grief and anxiety. Best-selling author, speaker and serial social entrepreneur Neeta Bhushan leads Verve down a path of self-introspection
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