From Olympic swimmer Rehan Poncha's second act to exploring escape rooms - your weekend fix
In 2008, Rehan Poncha became the poster of Indian swimming after representing India at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Then, the 26-year-old athlete and the recipient of Arjuna Award chose to reinvent himself and moved to golf.
It's been only about a year, but Rehan is already chalking out the next innings of his career as a sportsperson. His dream, in his own words, is to be a “double Olympian”.
Now, Rehan’s goal is to clear the National Qualifiers for the Amateur Circuit next July. In an exclusive interview with YS Weekender, Rehan Poncha tells us about his plans for the next phase of his career, fitness secrets, and coaching clinic, and more.
Elda Rotor, vice president and publisher, Penguin Classics
What makes a book a classic? As the Penguin Classics Festival is underway at several bookstores this month we found out all the answers when we interviewed Elda Rotor, vice president and publisher, Penguin Classics.
Escape Room games require intelligence and skill
If you love the concept of 'Escape Rooms', you don’t need to travel to another continent to play this game anymore. Here’s a lowdown on what 'Escape Rooms' are and why they are so popular in the country today.
If you love adventure, why not hire a caravan? This is the hottest holiday trend of the season, say travel enthusiasts, Sanjna Hangal and Vathsala Rangegowda who launched Trippy Wheels, which offers rented caravans, at anywhere between Rs 8,000 to Rs 12,000 a day.
In an in-depth conversation with YS Weekender, Smriti Rajgarhia, Director, Serendipity Arts Foundation, talks about the role of art and design in society, how her art festival is shaping up this year, and why you must all head to Goa next month.
Is the ability to lead and create jobs by way of entrepreneurship your ultimate goal? Meet Vishwas Shringi, CEO and Founder, Voylla, who graduated from IIT, Chennai in 1999, and moved to the US to study at Carnegie Mellon University.