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Ever since Saakshi was a teenager, she had the urge to do something offbeat, to be a little different from everyone else around her. She had ambitions that, one could say, were a little too unconventional for a conventional society. And that became the biggest challenge that she had to face. While Saakshi wanted to be a businesswoman with a venture of her own, growing up she realised that the problem lies in one place - a woman being in the position of power. After a lot of convincing when her parents agreed to support her dreams, even bigger hurdles awaited Saakshi. Her dream was to start a cafe where people could hang out, bond, and have a fun time. With a

It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to our hospitality partner JS Residency, Varanasi. Situated at the heart of the ancient city, JS Residency is a premier hotel that promises to give you a memorable stay at Varanasi. With the Ganges to soothe your soul and the beautiful temples to please your senses, all within a walking distance, the JS Residency takes care of every little thing that a host is supposed to during a stay. Having a well-trained staff who are ever ready for the service of the guests, there is little room for any grievances. They work together like a closely knit family and the overall vibe is very welcoming and warm. JS Residency has a restaurant, a banquet,

After a tiring week of all the work and stress, a little time with friends and family is what each one of us craves. There’s something so relaxing, comforting, and soothing about it that it banishes all our worries right away. And if that company is complemented with great food and coffee, what else can one possibly ask for! Much to our joy, there’s a perfect little place right here in Varanasi where you can unwind at ease, all the while feeling at home - Lucy’s Cafe! Beginning its journey on November 23, 2016, Lucy’s Cafe is the first of its kind in Varanasi, where you can spend quality time with your loved ones over scrumptious food, delicious coffee, and great music!

“In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations.“                                                                                                                                                                   -Lakhdar

In a land that gave us the likes of kabaddi and dangals (wrestling), it is ironical to see that they are being overshadowed by sports such as cricket, just at the mere mention of which the entire country unites to cheer. And an even more unfortunate that great talents fail to find recognition owing to shortcomings that are no fault of their own. One such unsung hero is Virender Singh or Goonga Pehelwan. Hailing from a little village of Baprola lying near the border between Delhi and Haryana, Virender was dealt with a tough card in life – he is deaf and dumb. But like any true hero, he chose to rise above his shortcomings and pave his way to glory. He

Today, the world is no longer a place separated. Today, distance is just a number for people connecting across the globe and also the diverse cultures of the world are happily crossing paths to give rise to cross-cultures. Why, you ask? All because of one phenomenon – Globalization. When you first hear of globalization, what is the first thing that crosses your mind? The Internet, probably? Yes, the internet is one of the biggest contributors to this omnipotent process that has taken over the world and brought its denizens closer than ever. But globalization is so much more than just that. In his book Bound Together, Nayan Chanda, states: “Globalisation is a process of ever-growing interconnectedness and interdependence that began thousands of years ago and