Friend Circle Wins Over BFF

May 20, 2022 11:33 am

Seems the idea of best friends has undergone a dramatic change over the years. A lot has been altered by the “friend image” in movies, social media and fictional stories. Girls, in particular, are influenced by mushy thoughts and dreams of having a shoulder to lean on. “Girl-pal” and “girl-gangs” are in and are a […]

Indian Air Force Overtakes Chinese Air Force In Ranking

May 20, 2022 4:18 pm

The Indian Air Force has ranked higher than the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, the Israeli Air Force, the Japan Air Self Defence Force, the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom and many more developed nations, according to a report published by the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (WDMMA). The Global Air Powers […]

Veganism: Cruelty-Free Life For Animals, Healthy Living For Humans

May 10, 2022 3:56 pm

Vegan is the new mantra to swear by. And live by, for its increasingly large number of converts. Veganism is abstinence from animal products of any kind, especially in diet, as well as an associated philosophy that rejects animals as commodities. A vegan is someone who follows this diet or philosophy. So, no milk, cheese, […]

It’s Mother’s Day Today!!

May 8, 2022 6:38 pm

It is said that God could not be everywhere on Earth. So, He made mothers to look after and nurture little ones. If not for mothers, would childhood be a complete one? On Mother’s Day today, May 8 (the second Sunday in May), here’s raising a toast to all mothers who forget themselves once their little […]

Experts Suggest Tested and Tried Ways of Tackling Anxiety

May 4, 2022 6:02 pm

Anxiety is one of the most common psychological problems in present times and is affecting people of almost all age groups. Recently Bollywood superstar Amir Khan’s daughter Ira Khan shared on Instagram how she deals with anxiety. Ira wrote, “1 thing that helped my anxiety. I used body scrub for the first time in my […]

Reading Culture In Ahmedabad In The Age Of Scrolling

April 29, 2022 12:11 pm

The Gutenberg Bible was the first-ever book to be mechanically published in 1461. From the time this book was published on metal by Johannes Gutenberg in Latin, the printed word has commanded credibility and impacted the lives of people. For millions across the world, books have been the best and permanent friends, philosophers and guides. […]

Mahavir Jayanti Observed With Traditional Regalia After Two Years

April 14, 2022 7:31 pm

To mark the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, an elaborate procession of Lord Mahavir was taken out from the Adinath Digambar Jain Temple in Naroda, early Thursday morning. Hundreds of devotees thronged the entourage while the organising committee was generous with food, Prashad and water for participants and any needy en route to Chamunda Bridge […]

Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane Launches Book On The 1971 War At Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar

April 14, 2022 1:08 pm

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General M. M. Naravane today stressed the need for a stable Army for a peaceful environment in the country. ” Investment in the armed forces is for good returns not a burden on the economics of the nation. All the organs of the nation are a major part of the […]

Explore Busy Beez Summer Workshop Samplers

April 9, 2022 11:35 pm

Summer workshops have always been good for enrolling young children into developing vivid skill sets. An interesting bunch of workshop samplers ‘Beezy Beez’ was conducted today at The Hive, an artful space in Ahmedabad. Those looking for new artistic or fun activities can explore Beezy Beez – an open house at The Hive. Through Buzzy […]

Importance Of Prebiotics And Probiotics For Holistic Health

April 7, 2022 9:31 pm

The digestive system plays a crucial role in our overall health and well-being, and taking prebiotics and probiotics either in the form of food or supplements is one way to help it continue to work efficiently. On World Health Day, observed every year since 1948, team VOI decided to address issues related to the digestive […]

Induction Of Women In NDA  ‘Major Decision’, ‘Need Time To Deliberate On Implications’: Centre Tells SC

March 9, 2022 10:10 am

Amid the row over the induction of women into the army, the Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the decision to admit women cadets in the National Defence Academy (NDA) had been a ‘major policy decision’ and that it needed at least three months for deliberating implications in the long term for the […]

Artist Sonal Ambani Showcases Her New Sculpture ‘Riderless World’

March 4, 2022 8:15 pm

Sonal Ambani organised an art gallery Samara in Ahmedabad on Friday, March 4, 2022 where she showcased her new sculpture ‘Riderless World’. The theme of this new sculpture was kept in the wake of all the people we lost due to Covid 19. While we are anxious to return to some notion of normalcy, we […]

Artist Enlivens Shiva’s Magic On Canvas

February 26, 2022 10:44 am

Perfectly timed to coincide with Shivratri on Monday, artist Bulbul Rai has brought alive Shiva’s power with her deft use of colours and strokes. A Benaras native now settled in Ahmedabad, she brings to town “Tales of Shivati,” an art exhibition which draws vignettes from the deity’s life with consort Parvati. Based largely on episodes […]

Kutch: BSF Seizes Seven Paksitani Boats Near Harami Nalla carrying Rotten Fishes

February 17, 2022 10:35 pm

BSF troops seized seven Pakistani fishing boats today at about 1200 hours, 07 more Pak fishing boats containing loads of rotten fishes lying in a narrow channel in the general area Harami Nalla was found. Recently, on February 11, the BSF troops apprehended six Pakistani fishermen along with 11 boats near the Harami Nalla area. […]

Tribal Communities And Their Importance In J&K Politics

February 18, 2022 9:40 pm

The Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission’s recent interim report has not gone down well with political parties.The dissension across various regions of Jammu and Kashmir became discernible after the Commission shared its interim report with five associate members who were elected Members of Parliament from the erstwhile state. Most parties have voiced reservations and disappointment. […]

Dholera Likely To Be The Site Of Assembly Line For C-295 In Gujarat

April 6, 2022 4:59 pm

According to sources, India’s first-ever private sector aircraft manufacturing facility, along with companies associated with its industrial ecosystem, is likely to be located at the Dholera Special Investment Region in Gujarat. Dholera is being extensively developed as a prominent point between the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor; the city is located 100 km southwest of Ahmedabad. Airbus […]

Get Some Love For Your Mental Health

January 19, 2022 7:47 am

The past two years have been a roller-coaster ride and the pandemic has taken a toll on our mental health. Many of us have been trying to commit to better our mental state, but often find ourselves faltering in that commitment. The reason is simple: we cannot condition our minds to suddenly do something we […]

Online Events To Keep Covid Blues Away

January 17, 2022 6:47 pm

Corona surge has once again halted the already less-active social life of people across the country. Hence, we though of finding some interesting online events to keep the pandemic blues away from your lives. Below given is a list of interesting events of different genre that will cheer one up during these tough time, one […]

Gujaratis Flock Around Bonfires At 10 Degrees, But Throng Mount Abu At -3

January 14, 2022 1:54 am

Gujaratis are famous globetrotters. If you are touring the world, there are high chances of bumping into a Gujarati in any nook or cranny. While the last two Covid-infested years made travel difficult, there is one staple favourite destination of the Gujaratis is Mount Abu — winter or summer, Covid or no Covid. This hill station keeps brimming with the Gujju […]

Mom of Unnao Rape Victim, ASHA Worker, Human Rights Activists Among Priyanka’s Candidates For UP Polls

January 14, 2022 1:53 am

When the chips are down, and at the bottom, you have all the time and opportunity to start from the scratch and experiment. And who would know this better than the could-have-been-Indira Gandhi-touch but lost it, Priyanka Gandhi, reluctantly Vadra. And so, as promised, Priyanka has fielded 40% women candidates in a Congress list of […]