Home » Author Archives: admin (page 28)

Author Archives: admin

Q and A with the game developer of Vaththa

JAM talks to Dhananjayan Thekkiam and his team who developed an online word game Vaththa. The game gives good exercise to your mind plus increases your vocab! Did you target any particular age group with this game? Since the level of this game is highly alterable, all age group / user group can select their requirement from available parameters, for ...

Read More »

Top 5 Scoldings teachers love to give.

No. 1. This is the worst batch I have ever taught No. 2. Get out of my class! No. 3. Should I call your parents? No. 4. Look how nicely he has done it…Why can’t you people learn something from him? No. 5. No respect for the teachers! Is this what we teach you in school? And…the all time classic; ...

Read More »

Ultimate – Frisbee on the Beach

No picnic is complete without a game of Frisbee. But Frisbee is gaining popularity as ‘Ultimate’ a non-contact, self-referred and co-ed sport played with a flying disc in India. Ultimate is a fast-paced game, borrowing elements from other mainstream sports such as soccer, basketball and American football – minus all the contact. The objective of the game is to score ...

Read More »

Interview with the author Farahad Zama

Farahad’s latest book ‘Mrs Ali’s Road to Happiness’ is a light-hearted book with romance, comedy and a happy ending but at its core, it has a serious topic. A Muslim widow adopts a Hindu orphan and the local mosques want her to raise the boy as a Muslim. The local temple gets wind of it and the priest there wants ...

Read More »

Top 5 things to be found in Bill Gates’ drawers

We kept wondering what would we find if we sneak into Bill Gates’ office and look up his desk drawers…Finally, tired of just wondering, we decided to look up and here’s what we found 1. A frame holding the first $1billion he made 2. Some $863979.72 in loose change 3. A crumpled copy of Al-gore’s patent on the internet 4. ...

Read More »

The rationale behind, ‘Giving back to the society’

In this age where students decide their paths of career based not on their passion but on the speculation of the lucrative job offers they would get at the end of their course, Gagan Gupta a teenager who has just entered college shares his experience of teaching poor kids .This also gives us an opportunity to explore why is it ...

Read More »

Top MJ Songs

On the occasion of Michael Jackson’s birthday on Aug 29, JAM asked its readers to lists their all time favourite MJ tracks. Here are the Top 5. – Thriller – Black OR White – Beat It – Billy Jean – They don’t really care about us

Read More »

Ceramic Artist

Do you see yourself spending your day with clay and getting your hands dirty? Then you could embark on a journey of a Ceramic Artist like Rekha Goyal who is very famous for her studio pottery. She has been conducting regular classes for pottery and ceramics at her studios in Khar and Vashi since 2004. She also teaches at Sir ...

Read More »

Interview with the author: Gaurav Dashputra

With a ready smile playing on his lips, a chilled out laid back attitude, debutant author Gaurav Dashputra is like any other 20 something but once you start talking to him, you realise that the factor that sets him apart from the rest is his sensitivity towards his self and people he loves. Gaurav is a debutant author of the ...

Read More »

Rahul Dravid TIMELESS STEEL

The writing is on the wall Last month, Disney India along with ESPN Cricinfo launched “Timeless Steel” an anthology of articles on India’s former cricketer Rahul Dravid. The book, all of 232 pages has 30 articles by people who came in contact with India’s rock solid, low profile and understated cricketer. The book contains, like Sambit Bal says in his ...

Read More »