Events

Sapnon Ki Rail

“Good Morning, Ma’am.” “Good Morning, Ma’am.” said the kids, excitement and expectations writ large on their faces,as they alighted from the bus. We, at GurgaonMoms celebrated the 126th birth anniversary of Chacha Nehru by facilitating a joy ride on the metro for 120 children of the Radiant School. Radiant School is not a run-of-the-mill institution. Aparnaa Laxmi, the lady behind the school says, “I initiated the “Radiant Kids” school on the 14th of April, 2012, in Jharsa Village. I have been workingsingle– handedly with my own funds during these two years, by enrolling un-enrolled children. From the initial 40-45 students, our present...

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Meeting Avirook Sen – The Author of Aarushi

“You are a lawyer, will you moderate the discussion we intend to have with Avirook Sen,” asked Upasana in our weekly meeting. I should be able to do that, I thought to myself. I had read the book almost as soon as it was published and had a fairly strong opinion about the case and the book. Reading the book again for this interaction left me with even more questions than the first time around. I prepared myself for a sombre discussion with the author. But the minute he walked into the room, that thought went flying out of...

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GurgaonMoms sharpening their green thumb

"At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling" – Shanti Some of us were inspired to see a duo who have dirtied their hands too to bring that sparkle in others. "Can do" was the mantra reiterated by Sangita and her friend Lima in the field of nuturing home gardens – kitchen or ornamental. GurgaonMoms team always attracts passion. This event also seem to be a passion spotting done by Subhashini in ever active community GurgaonMoms. The 30 of us who attended this gardening introduction session is sending their blessing to the teams...

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GurgaonMoms say #FeedToDefeat

We celebrate so many days and occasions, why not celebrate health and the importance of good health at that. October is celebrated as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month world over. With alarming number of breast cancer incidences in the Delhi/NCR region we have an added onus on our shoulder to ensure that we take charge and get checked regularly.    In order to mark the occasion, Medela India organized an awareness campaign ‘FeedToDefeat’ on Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Connaught Place, New Delhi, to encourage more and women to practice breastfeeding in order to reduce the risk of breast...

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Five Reasons why you must attend the Sushant Lok Durga Puja Festivals

Five Reasons why you must attend the Sushant Lok Durga Puja Festivals! “Atithi devo bhavaa” Well, here’s an offer you cannot turn down. Sushant Lok Committee invites you to be a part of their celebrations for all days throughout the season. It is an unconditional invitation, and there are no costs or frills to it. Be their guest!! Yes, you heard it right! Sushant Lok Durga Puja welcomes you to come for the prasadam and the afternoon lunch bhog everyday. Led by Mrs. Sarnali Roy, the Bhog Committee of Sushant Lok Durga Puja arranges and hosts free lunches for...

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What is Durga Puja?

Now, strange things happen at times at most habitual moments. Like when they asked you to tell them "something about yourself" at your first job interview, and you looked blank. You did not know, until then, how difficult it could be to be asked to summarise your own self, in precise words and well-formed sentences, conclusively and sufficiently! You do not know where to start, what to carefully keep aside, what is just yours and not for the world to know, and what preciseness of the reply would fit the bill right, that is, to leave your audience engaged...

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