EP#62 Navigating Parental Anxiety and Depression with Jenna Clancey

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EP#62 Navigating Parental Anxiety and Depression with Jenna Clancey

Do you ever find yourself caught in a whirlwind of negative thoughts? In this episode, we've brought to light the often overlooked issue of parental anxiety and depression, which affects 1 out of 5 women and 1 out of 10 men after becoming parents. Our guest, the inspiring parent Jenna Clancey, who is not only […]

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Ep#61 Insights into Teenage Parenting with Dr. Dinesh Nehete

Trying hard to understand teenagers' world? Whether you're parenting a teenager, pre-teen, or primary school student, this episode remains pertinent. Understanding the world of teenagers and deciphering their often perplexing behavior can be challenging for any parent. Some of us are already immersed in this experience, while others are beginning to notice the signs, leaving […]

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Ep#60 Making of a Chess Champion with IM Sagar Shah

Are You Nurturing a Chess Champion? In this episode we are in conversation with Sagar Shah- International Master and the Co-Founder of worlds biggest chess platform – ChessBase. Sagar is a well known personality in the world of chess. He is a trainer, a chess journalist and a commentator. He also leads many inititives to […]

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Ep#59 Strengths Based Parenting with Anuja Rathi

Do you know your child's strengths?   In this episode we have shared the a scientific parenting formula for your parenting journey that is derived by you, It’s a philosophy based on identifying strengths of a person(s) to increase the chances of success.  Our guest Anuja Rathi is a experience Trained International Strengths Coach, and […]

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The Greatest Gift we can give our children with Sarah Ezrin

What are you gifting your children?  Is it their favourite Toy? Or something that they will cherish for ever? It’s a gifting season, and we are talking about the biggest gift we can give to our children with our speaker Sarah Ezrin, Sarah is a senior yoga teacher and teacher trainer, teaching all around the […]

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Ep#57 Intuition, Your Child’s Best Friend with Anupama Murali

Concerned about your child's life choices when you can't be there to guide? In today's episode, we're discussing teaching our children to keep their inner voice alive and learn to listen to it. This is a tool that helps our children stay on the right path and make the right decisions when they are at […]

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Ep#56 Combating Parental Guilt with Barkha Nayak

Struggling with Parenting Guilt? 🤔 As parents, our children become our most significant project and the center of our universe. It's no surprise that this relationship often comes with its fair share of parenting guilt. Join our expert, Ms. Barkha Nayak, a therapist, trainer, psychologist, and co-founder of Manahsparsh, as she helps us unravel the […]

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Ep#55 School Boards & Curriculum Insights with Kris Bhatt

Confused about which board / curriculum to choose? Well, our guest today is an educationist with over 40 years of experience in teaching. Mr. Kris Bhatt, Senior Principal of one of the most sought after schools in Singapore – NPS International School. In this episode we get insights about and address crucial concerns of parents […]

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Champion of Change: Redefining Success, Identity, and Equality with Tony Matharu

In this week’s episode of the Global Indian Podcast – Game Changers, I am joined by Tony Matharu, friend of the platform and Chairman of Integrity International Group.  Tony has been widely recognised for his commercial successes  through the founder…

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Echoes of Exploration: Insights from Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran

Echoes of Exploration: Insights from Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran
Join me in the latest episode of the Global Indian Podcast as I reminisce about my trip through  Pennsylvania to Vancouver and unravel the complex relationship between religion and guns…

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Ep#54 Green Parenting Champions: Sustainability & Natural Learning

“Our focus is to build strong human beings… who are leaders and not followers!” Shalini & Gaurav. Our guests today believe in the concept that – “We should be such guest who the earth likes to welcome again and again.” This thought shapes their life, the choices they make and also the way they bring […]

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Unveiling the Role of Identity in Shaping Economic Landscapes with Jayant Bhandari

Unveiling the Role of Identity in Shaping Economic Landscapes with Jayant Bhandari
Intricately woven into societies, identity’s pervasive influence extends beyond culture. In this episode of Brown Business, I talk to Jayant Bhandari, an Institutional…

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Driving Change: Championing Women’s Rights in India with Swati Maliwal

Driving Change: Championing Women’s Rights in India with Swati Maliwal
The recent video of an assault in Manipur has shaken us to the core. It is a reminder of the dark reality that women still face in India, which ranks 140 out of 156 countries in t…

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The Power of Healing: Embracing a Proactive Approach to Battling Cancer with David Peters

The Power of Healing: Embracing a Proactive Approach to Battling Cancer with David Peters
Early-onset cancers diagnosed before age 50 have seen a global rise since 1990, a concerning trend that demands attention. Prostate cancer in men and breast can…

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Get to know us!

Why should you listen to us? Who are we? What do we do? How can you benefit from tuning in? Get answers to all your basic questions in this short trailer episode. Here is the transcript: H: Hey there! I'm Himani. K:  I'm Kalyani. And just like you, we're parents too. H: We were actually […]

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Beyond Sight: Impact of the Rafiki Thabo Foundation and the Quest for Equality with Amar Latif

Beyond Sight: Impact of the Rafiki Thabo Foundation and the Quest for Equality with Amar LatifJoin me in an inspiring podcast episode as I converse with Amar Latif, a visually impaired adventurer, explorer, and advocate for the Rafiki Thabo Foundatio…

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Ep#53 Punishments Vs. Gentle Parenting with Ririi Trivedi

Are Punishments inevitable? Do you feel guilty of punishing your child but feel stuck? Find a whole new perspective on parenting without punishments and why is it necessary? Punishments seemed to be normal for us when we grew up and we believe we turned out just fine…. but is that really true? Will that work for today's generation? […]

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The Gurjar-Roma Connection: Tribal advocacy with Javaid Rahi

Connection between Roma and the Gurjar Community: Tribal Advocacy With Javaid Rahi:
The Gurjar community, spread across India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, boasts a resilient spirit and vibrant culture. Led by Dr Javaid Rahi, an author, tribal research…

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Beyond the Headlines: Understanding Manipur’s Turmoil with Binalakshmi Nepram

Beyond the Headlines: Understanding Manipur’s Turmoil with Binalakshmi NepramDiscover the untold story of Manipur, the captivating “Land of Jewels” and “Switzerland of India,” as I embark on an extraordinary podcast journey with Binalakshmi Nepram. U…

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Indian Media Politics: A Dialogue on Journalism with Jyotsna Mohan

Indian Media Politics: A Dialogue on Journalism with Jyotsna Mohan
In a democratic nation, the media plays a vital role as one of the pillars upholding the principles of a functioning society. However, today’s reality reveals a struggling pillar unab…

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Unveiling the Power of Artificial Intelligence: Exploring AI’s Superiority and Misconceptions with Daniel Doll-Steinberg

 In this captivating podcast episode, guest Daniel Steinberg and I delve into the realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Despite AI’s great apprehension, its true potential is often misunderstood. Technology has become accessible to all, with AI surp…

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Has Apartheid returned to South Africa – The employment act that questions national identity with Narendh Ganesh and Ronald Harris

Join me in a thought-provoking episode of the Global Indian Podcast as I engage in a remarkable conversation with  Ronald Harris, Proportional Representative of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) and Party leader of NICSA & Global Indian c…

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Deep sea mining and the human identity with Pradeep Singh

In a world where the battle for resources rages on and the demand for electric vehicles and minerals skyrockets, the question arises: just how renewable is renewable technology? 
Join me in this episode as I engage with esteemed academic and research…

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Ep#52 Empowering Kids with Coding (Spondored)

Almost everyone around me is enrolling their child for Coding… Should I too? If you are a parent considering enrolling your child for a Coding class, this episode is a must listen for you. Our guest for today is Vinita Goyenka, a Singapore based entrepreneur who has taught more than 1100 students and has work […]

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Brown Business: The Economics of Pan-Africanism and Ugandanness with President Museveni

Welcome to Brown Business, your inside guide to people, places and opportunities. 
Last week the UK celebrated national unity day in Africa. With the continent being a focal point for many shrewd businesses and funds, the question begs, how much do w…

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The Roma Community: The Politics of Belonging and Activism with Grattan Puxon

 
In this episode I am joined by celebrated Roma activist and Global Indian Ambassador to the Romani community, Grattan Puxton. We discuss his remarkable life’s journey and the often-lost story of the Roma community, who left India over 1000 years ag…

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The Green Party UK: Politics,  Environment and National Identity with Pallavi Devulapalli

The Green Party Perspective – Politics,  National Identity, and Environmental Concerns with Pallavi Devulapalli
Welcome to today’s podcast, where we delve into the pressing issues surrounding environmental protection and the evolving role of small st…

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Ep#51 Acing Parenthood & Career with Madhulika Sanghvi (Mother’s Day Special)

MOTHERS DAY SPECIAL! Acing Parenthood and Career with our guest Madhulika Sanghvi – an inspiring mother. Madhulika is a mother to 3 children and is a Sales leader in the demanding Fintech sector as well as a mentor to the young generation. In her journey of motherhood she has lived through many phases including moving […]

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The Immigrant Identity “trailing spouses” of Japan with Megha Wadhwa

The Immigrant Identity | The “trailing spouses” of Japan with Megha Wadhwa
Over 36,000 Indian migrants currently live in Japan, 30% of whom are females and known as “trailing spouses”. They often find themselves with a total dislocation of culture, l…

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A Liberal Idea of National Identity and Immigration with Meeru Dhalwala – Made it, in Canada.

A Liberal Idea of National Identity and Immigration with Meeru Dhalwala – Made it, in Canada.
Strong communities thrive on positive experiences. Our sense of identity is shaped by our early memories, which influence our natural curiosity. They guide …

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Brown Business – Inside Malawi with Hitesh Anadkat: Law and identity

In this episode of Brown Business, I explore the deep questions facing the small land-linked country of Malawi and how the word ‘indigenous’ could impact the perception and confidence of doing business in a nation where multigenerational global India…

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Made in Florida, a question of belonging with Arathi Ramappa

The sunshine state of Florida is known across the globe – for Disneyland, bad memes and a community of global minds from Latin America, the Caribbean and India. However, with US elections planned for 2024, Florida is becoming a battleground of contra…

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Ep#50 21 Essential Parenting Mantras

“21 Essential Parenting Mantras” is a list of slogans that we have derived from the learnings from our in-dept conversations with parenting experts and inspiring parents in the last 49 episodes. Every child deserves the best from his/ her parents and these Mantras will help every parent to offer their best to their child(ren). We […]

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Made in Suriname, a question of national revival with Rishma KuldipSingh

Our last episode on Brown business caused a stir.  I was inundated with questions regarding Suriname and the future of the nation. Many felt that the silence from the Government and key private sector players was deafening, especially given the curre…

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Youth and identity – nature’s mission with Saanvi Mylavarapu: Made in the USA

What does identity mean to the average 16 year old? Let’s face it, on the fast paced environment we have self-elected to live in and high destructive polarising views around politics and business. The next generation is on the cusp of dramatic crisis…

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Brown Business – Inside Suriname with Rekha Bissumbhar

Welcome to Brown Business, an official inside portal to people, places and opportunities that keep you ahead of the curve.
In this episode, I sit down to explore the smallest sovereign nation of South America, Suriname, which is home to a large commu…

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Ep#49 How to raise emotionally intelligent children

Want to equip your child with the superpowers of HIGH EQ? This episode will definitely help you. We all know that emotional intelligence needs to be inculcated right from a young age but do we know about the right tools and approach?Here are the top 3 – 1. Increasing their emotional literacy 2. Time for […]

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Gender and abuse with Rajni Mala Khelawan – Journey to Fijianness. Global Indian Series – Oceania edition

Avoiding important conversations by sweeping them under the rug is the status quo in the Indo-Fijian community, though author Rajni Mala Khelawan breaks the stereotype. We had an honest conversation about abuse and gender roles and she opened up abou…

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INSIDE INDIA -Covid stories with Dr Vedati Packiam

The quality of life we experience depends on the beliefs we carry. It would be fair to say that COVID tested belief systems and reshaped the way we look at national identity, more so in countries where natural remedies and ways of life are intertwine…

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Brown Business – Inside Kazakhstan and opportunity Eurasia

Welcome to Brown Business – an official inside portal to countries, opportunities and solutions that keep you ahead of the curve.
In this episode, Alasdair Steele – Corporate partner for CMS who also sits on the India desk, is joined by leading and t…

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Reshaping sports in tribal India with Munish Makhija and Ritwik Bhattacharya

There are over 476 million indigenous people living in 90 countries across the world. They account for 6.2% of the global population, and 80% of the world’s biodiversity is inhabited and protected by them. Despite playing such a crucial role, their f…

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Ep#48 How to have sex related conversations with your child?

Do you hesitate while talking about sex with your child? Yes? Then this conversation with mental health professional Parinita Ganesh will definitely help you. Parinita has answered 3 listener questions which empowers us with the right attitude, words and phrases related to – Personal boundaries and consent – How and when to talk about good […]

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Inside Suriname – A question of national pride with Nilesh Bishesar

Welcome to Suriname, a small Dutch speaking country in South America and home to a remarkable diaspora. However, despite its incredible culture and striking wildlife, economically it’s a country that has been riddled with previous turmoil, high-profi…

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Brown Business: Inside the Caribbean with Baiju Vasani: Arbitration and Technology

Welcome to Brown Business – an official inside portal to countries, opportunities and solutions that keep you ahead of the curve.
In this episode, renowned Arbitrator Baiju Vasani is joined by power panellists Tanya Goddard, FCIArb, Shan Greer, Megan…

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National Identity, Freedom and Pandemics: Inside Canada with Monique Leal

How do we perceive our rights as citizens of a nation and how did the pandemic impact our understanding of the true reality to the cost of “freedom”?  
 
Today I am joined by Monique Leal, an investigative journalist whose sole drive has been to dete…

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Indianness, Identity and the BBC’s ”Modi Question”. Perspectives with Dr Vivek Kaul

The Modi Question –
 
Protests echoed across London this week. Over 500 individuals took to the streets to condemn the controversial BBC documentary (The Modi Question), with chants of defunding the platform and allegations that it is “anti-India, an…

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National identity and a Dalliance with Destiny with Dr Aman Singh Maharaj

Do politicians own national identity? In the case of South Africa, the answers seem uneasy and complex for many.
 
Today I am in conversation with novelist and column writer Dr Aman Singh Maharaj, as we discuss his book ‘A Dalliance with Destiny’ as …

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The politics of belonging with Sandhya Dusk Devi

It’s been just over a month since the elections took place in Fiji and there is a certain anxious curiousity in the air, felt also by the diaspora. 
The pain and trauma that was ignited in 1987 is still felt by many today, and it’s hard not to see th…

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Crucial Role of Arts in Child Development

Are you giving enough importance to ARTS? As parents we knowingly or unknowingly tend to encourage our children towards technology and science but give lesser importance to Arts. But are we all aware of the crucial role it plays in the brain development of our child? In today’s episode we will be talking about Role […]

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Made in Antigua – National wellbeing and banking with Brian Stuart- Young

In an age of austerity, it’s often easy to blame the bankers for a nation’s woes. In today’s podcast, I am joined by Global Indian Brian Stuart-Young, CEO of Global Bank of Commerce, Antigua to discuss the ideas that are reshaping the nation of Antig…

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Can you curate national identity? Inside one Guyana, one destiny with Gail Teixeira

 
On October 12th 2022, we hosted a topical discussion with Chairman of ANUG, Timothy Jonas, where he discussed the nature of identity politics in Guyana. Subsequently the Government of Guyana reached out to exercise their right to reply. This is tha…

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A Journey to Fijianness – Canadian perspectives with Angelene Komal – No Ties 1871 podcast

With the General Elections having just finished in Fiji,  questions have arised about what it means to be Fijian. Sitiveni Rabuka was responsible for Fiji’s first coup in 1987. Fast forward 2022, Rabuka has come into power again but this time under d…

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Behind the headlines | Understanding how stories define with Colin Maximin

A few weeks back we uncovered the rapidly rising crime rate in Saint Lucia. A few days later, the violent murder of a British national on the once-paradise island made the UK headlines. My next guest, Colin Maximin, is the correspondent-at-large for …

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Ep#46 Staying Sane with Meditation (in association with Art of Living)

Parents face many ups and downs in their day to day routine while playing multiple roles, while in office / as spouse/ as a colleague and most importantly as a Parent. While juggling between the roles we also experience the highs and lows of our emotions. Bring a parent could be the most over whelming […]

Experience the transformative power of Bhakti Yoga and pilgrimage with Bhaktimarga Swami on the path to inner peace and self-discovery.">

INSIDE THE PHILIPPINES WITH SHAY CULLEN – ALLEVIATING POVERTY AND DESTORYING PAEDOPHILE RINGS

WARNING NOT SUITABLE FOR YOUNGER LISTENERS 
The beautiful archipelagic Philippine islands have over 50,000 global Indians calling it home and have done so for many generations.  But alongside the charming culture, tropical vibes and liberal minds tha…

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INSIDE BRITAIN – THE PANDEMIC OF FRAUD & THE FUTURE OF THE UK WITH PRABHAKAR KAZA

The cost-of-living crisis in Britain is a deep issue. Many families are being left with the harsh reality of whether to eat or heat their homes.
 
The fact is that Britain faces an eye-watering £40 billion budget hole that needs to be filled by tax r…

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GANGS, CRIME AND THE NEED OF A GREEN REVOLUTION – INSIDE ST LUCIA WITH ANDRE DE CAIRES

Failed election promises, gun shots echoing across the air, young children living in panic, sky rocketing unemployment and an unacceptable rise in cost of living…
 
In recent years, the beautiful country of Saint Lucia has witnessed a dramatic rise i…

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THE TUNE OF DUALITY – MADE IN IRELAND WITH SARAH PACKIAM

Are you often told you are not Indian enough to be a “real” Indian and does the colour of your skin define the concept of national identity?  It may sound like a contentious statement, but in an era of identity weaponry, both are statements that are …

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INSIDE TURKEY – THE IMPACT OF TRAGEDY WITH SERBULENT SENGUN

On Sunday 13th November 2022, the sounds of panic filled the streets of Istanbul.  As smoke waded through the streets, the devastation emerged – over 80 injured and 6 dead – a young child and her father, a teenager with her mother and a married coupl…

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ADDRESSING INEQUALITY – RAFIKI THABO FOUNDATION WITH JONATHAN UGLOW

East Africa is home to over 200,000 Global Indians and undoubtedly, the community has left its mark in areas of business, trade, politics and societal change. However, with levels of income inequality growing at a rapid pace, many have found themselves a…

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Ep#44 Regulating Screen Time: Why and How

Struggling with Screen Time of your child? Almost given up? Screens have been the constant companion in our lives; and they are here to stay! And when it comes to kids and screens, we face tantrums, excessive screen time, emotional blackmail, screaming and all sorts of shenanigans. In today’s episode we have discussed, Why we […]

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THE HIDDEN REALITY – MONEY LAUNDERING & PASSPORTS WITH KENNETH RIJOCK

Imagine committing a crime and purchasing a passport of a foreign nation to circumvent justice. Or in some cases, to hide in plain sight by changing the very documents that define your identity, giving you a clean slate to travel the world and to destina…

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THE RISHI SUNAK EFFECT – A QUESTION OF POLITICAL ”CORRECTNESS” | INSIDE BRITISHNESS

6 days ago, the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party George McAleese resigned over allegations of a racist social media post, in which he was also sharing a picture of the late conservative MP, Enoch Powell (known for the controversial Rivers of Blo…

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Girmitya and a question of identity with Aaisha Khan

15 March 2019 is as an everlasting mark in the modern history of New Zealand. The atrocity saw a gunman open fire in a mosque, brutally murdering 51 and injuring a further 40 whilst live streaming for the world to see. For some it was a turning point in …

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INSIDE GUYANA – THE POLITICS OF IDENTITY & BIG OIL WITH TIMOTHY JONAS

Big oil, identity politics and an uneasy game of poker
Welcome to Guyana.  Despite my growing familiarity with the country, admittedly, it’s one that often challenges me on an ethical basis, in particular my experience with its former ruling Ministers fr…

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Strategies For Picky Eaters Toddlers

Strategies For Picky Eaters Toddlers — Having a Picky Eater at home? Struggling with it everyday? Having a picky eater can be exhausting and frustrating. Without the right guidance, and unknowingly you may end up picky eating become a permanent part of their personality. How can you prevent that from happening In this episode we […]

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FATE OF IMMIGRANTS & THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT: INSIDE GREECE WITH PETROS CONSTANTINOU

Sun, Souvlaki, Neo-Nazis and Refugees.  National identity & Greece?
Anti-migrant violence is on the rise in Greece; refugee boats attacked, and an innocent child left to die by the inactions of two Governments. With controversial laws being passed that i…

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INSIDE STORY: LEICESTER | RIOTS | IDENTITY WITH HARDEEP SINGH AND ZED SHEIKH

As requested by you:
Violence in the streets of Leicester and over 47 arrests have been made. A city that was once celebrated for its multiculturalism has been plummeted into some of the worst violence in recent British history between Muslims and Hindus…

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THE START UP ”INDIAN VIKING” | I MADE IT IN ICELAND WITH BALA KAMALLAKHARAN

“A vibrant start-up ecosystem”, “green pastures”, “state-of-the-art technology”, “home of green tech” and a fight for global wellbeing…not the words typically associated with a country covered in snow on all known maps of men and Mordor!! Iceland, once p…

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THE QUEEN, THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE BIG QUESTION WITH DR MOHAN KAUL

The UK is in a period of modern-day history, with some underestimating the longer term impact of the “change of the guard”.
Following HRH Queen Elizabeth II passing on, HRH King Charles III has become successor to the monarchy.  The same monarchy that is…

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Ep#43 Speech & Language Development

Speech and Language milestones How to raise multilingual kids Eating, Chewing, Swallowing affects speech development Link between thought and language How to introduce a new language to your child? When do kids need speech therapy How to solve STAMMERING? Why should dads read bed time stories? Does reciting Sanskrit Shlokas sharpens the tongue Is it […]

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THE BIG DEBATE | FATE OF THE KHOISAN AND A QUESTION OF NATIONAL IDENTITY | SOUTH AFRICA

How do you define Africanism? Is it based on melanin, tracing ancestorial roots, or is it based upon how the Government of the day views you?  Further still, in a world of “woke” and intensely capitalistic politics, how are indigenous communities and tri…

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FLOODS, COMMUNITY AND THE NEED FOR CHANGE – PAKISTAN WITH IMRAN MOMINA

Over 33 million people have been displaced, thousands have lost their lives and many more are facing an exhausting battle for survival. A lake of over 100km has engulfed crops, livestock and livelihoods.  The sentient impact of the floods in Pakistan wil…

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A QUESTION OF BRITISHNESS – BEHIND THE ELECTIONS WITH ASH VERMA

Today I find myself back in the city of London joined by our Global Indian Ambassador for International Trade and Social Development and former senior civil servant Ash Verma, as he guides me through the dramatic changes unfolding in the UK political sce…

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LIVE FROM MEXICO – LESSONS FROM GANGS & THE HOMELESS WITH JAY TROST

Today I find myself in the land of the Incas, home to Iguanas that casually walk across the tropical terrain and the magnificent Blue Whale that inhabits its oceans. These sultry lands also host another fascinating artefact of history; that as early as 1…

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Why your kids won’t listen to you unless you yell?

The question we are answering today. Get answer to this most pressing issue in your parenting journey. This issue needs to be looked at from a scientific lens to understand from where does it root and what is the solution that can be used by parents. Points covered in this episode: Why do kids misbehave […]

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LIFE, LAUGHTER AND SOCIAL THOUGHT WITH NITINN MIRANNI

It is undeniable that comedy plays a vital role in our lives, and some may argue that the secret to life itself is found in laughter. But how does society view comedians? Are they evolved sages that masterfully provide social commentary whilst inspiring …

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LIVE IN TORONTO -FREEDOM CONVOY & CANADIANNESS WITH PALMINDER SINGH

Canada is often seen as the land of the free, liberal and a poster child for how a country should be. Today I find myself in the streets of Toronto being guided by investigative journalist Palminder Singh who provides me a deeper insight into the highly …

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BURLESQUE AND THE LESSONS FOR HUMAN IDENTITY WITH SHIREEN ASTON

Has society reshaped our understanding of nudity, sensuality and sexuality and does it impact the human experience? 
Today I am joined by Shireen Aston, as she dives through the ideas that shape the art form of Burlesque, whilst stripping away the stigma…

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LEARNING FROM ADVENTURE: MADE BY THE PLANET WITH BOB BHANIA

The existential question that we all will ultimately face, is not one of personal material wealth, but one of a lived life experience that goes beyond a concrete jungle. The stark reality is that we often find ourselves living in autopilot, often substit…

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Ep#41 Parenting After Loss of Spouse

Today we will be sharing an intense story that moved us and inspired us, made us value and cherish relationships, taught us to celebrate the small wins in life and most importantly reminded us to avoid focussing on the trivial issues which unknowingly are given too much importance. It is about bereaved parenting  – an […]

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ARE WE COMMITING SELF MURDER? PLASTICS, OCEANS AND CHRIS DESAI

As temperatures soar across the UK, one can’t help but feel that they have entered an alternate reality that includes Baywatch fanatics and Londoners who have lost all ability to cope with the changes in temperature. Sticky tube rides and tempered glares…

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LIVE FROM THE SOURCE – A QUESTION OF IRISHNESS WITH CORMAC O DONNCHU

INSIDE IRELAND
A gruelling travel schedule saw me torn away from the beauty that is Uganda, a destination where the infectious warmth of its people is equally paralleled with the controlled chaos of its Kampala traffic.  Truth be told, it is a destinatio…

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Why Teach YOGA to Children?

It is a general perception that Yoga is for adults and not for children,  We were also a bit confused unbtill we spoke to our guest today about why should we teach Yoga to our children. Today we are in conversation with a special guest who is a journalist by profession, but is an avid […]

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UGANDA – A NEEDED CONVERSATION ON 50 YEARS. WITH NARENDH GANESH

INSIDE UGANDA
This month I find myself on-location in Kampala, uncovering the unique stories that are redefining the notion of the identity of Ugandanness and uncovering the often neglected stories that could challenge the status quo.
Today I debrief wit…

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INSIDE UGANDA – UNCOVERING UGANDANNESS AND PERSONAL EXPERIENCES

 
INSIDE UGANDA
A country that is part of the collective memory of South Asians everywhere with a history that is both rich in sentiment and diced with fear, Uganda holds the attention of our global communities for a variety of reasons, including the eve…

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Modern Fatherhood – Father’s Day Special Podcast

Wishing all the lovely fathers a very happy fathers day!! Today we have a with us Parth Nilawar, an inspiring father , who has built one of the first online parenting universities www.wonderlives.org, has coined terms like ‘Parenting Quotient’ and who is on a personal mission to inspire more fathers to be actively involved in […]

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UNCOVERING UGANDA – LIVE FROM KAMPALA WITH AZHAR BANDALI JAFFER

INSIDE UGANDA
A country that is part of the collective memory of South Asians everywhere with a history that is both rich in sentiment and diced with fear, Uganda holds the attention of our global communities for a variety of reasons, including the event…

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WOMEN AND RELIGION – WITH NUTAN RAGOOBIR MADE IN TRINIDAD

The “unknown” Caribbean – Religion, Gender and Identity
 
The vast majority of those who came to the Caribbean from India were of the Hindu culture/faith. Many were guided by the stories of the epics – ranging from the Mahabharata through to the Rāmāyana…

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EP#38 Supporting Health Naturally with Essential Oils

Will the extensive use of medication cause harmful side effects on our child’s health? Are there any safer, natural options? 🤔 In  today’s episode , CARE instructor Nana Lim provides excellent guidance about essential oils, the science behind them, which essential oils can be used and most importantly how to use them for cough and […]

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A QUESTION OF NATIONAL IDENTITY: MADE IN NEVIS WITH PREMIER MARK BRANTLEY

The “unknown” Caribbean – The Island of Nevis
From the incredible mango festival through to some of the kindest people on earth, Nevis in my opinion is the cultural capital of conscious living. Nestled between its unbroken shores lies everything from the…

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UNTOLD HISTORY OF GUYANA WITH BAYTORAM RAMHARACK

 
The “unknown” Caribbean – Guyana
 
Guyana is like a familiar soft aroma that anchors you to a nostalgic period of time. However in this case, those memories are peppered with a tapestry of emotions that range from wanderlust and awe through to damn rig…

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Ep# 37 Being a Coach and Counselor to your Child

SECRETS TO CHANGE YOUR CHILD’S BEHAVIOUR.. Sometimes, we find it difficult to understand Why kids behave the way they do? Why disciplining them seems impossible? Why do they hide things from us? Why do they back answer? Where are they learning this from? Believe it or not, things can improve if we have the right […]

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THE ”CARNIVAL” OF NATIONAL IDENTITY – MADE IN TRINIDAD WITH DR KIRK MEIGHOO

The “unknown” Caribbean – Trinidad and Tobago
Ever heard of the term “Third World Nationalist”? Well neither did I until I met the infamous Dr Kirk Meighoo!  Kirk and I have been friends for many years, often being verbal sparring partners when navigatin…

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CITIZENSHIP, CORRUPTION AND CHANGE – INSIDE DOMINICA WITH VANESSA WINSTON ST AGATHE

The “unknown” Caribbean – Dominica
In 2017 Hurricane Maria ravaged the Caribbean and hit Dominica like nature’s bulldozer. It tore through its once picturesque streets leaving in its wake deep questions for the region and like the proverbial phoenix, a n…

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Inspiring Mom: Dr. Aditi-UpCycling ,Quilling and Crochet Artist

I had an inclination towards Art and Craft from a young age. Creating something with my own hand is food for my soul’.  Initially I created things purely for my pleasure, but soon I realized that any form of art needs a platform and this gave birth to  Bhule Bisre (things made from recycled material) […]

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CHANGING FACE OF IDENTITY | SULEIMAN BULBULIA MADE IN BARBADOS

The “unknown” Caribbean.
An island known as the epicentre for Caribbean change and harmony, Barbados is a destination with an unusual history and a dedication to punch above its weight for environmental, cultural and economic custodianship.  It has also …

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QUEEN AND MY COUNTRY – REPARATIONS & THE CARIBBEAN WITH DR ADRIAN AUGIER

The “unknown” Caribbean.
Anger, resentment, and an official apology… it is certainly not the words that modern day Britain wishes to have branded next to the Queens 70th Jubilee. But as the demands intensify over the question of reparations across the Ca…

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Parenting Guide to Gifted Children

 IS YOUR CHILD GIFTED? The ultimate guide to parenting gifted children! Excellent, intelligent, perfectionist, extraordinary are some of the words that you may be using to describe someone with higher ability. Children who are able to perform better as compared to their peers in certain areas or multiple areas  may it be arts, academics, sports, […]

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EP#62 Navigating Parental Anxiety and Depression with Jenna Clancey

Do you ever find yourself caught in a whirlwind of negative thoughts? In this episode, we've brought to light the often overlooked issue of parental anxiety and depression, which affects 1 out of 5 women and 1 out of 10 men after becoming parents. Our guest, the inspiring parent Jenna Clancey, who is not only […]

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