Kashmeera Sambamurthy

Kashmeera Sambamurthy

Independent Features Journalist. Words: 101Reporters | Man's World India |Parsiana

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Our Peacekeeping role through brush strokes

The International Exhibition, 'Women In Art For Peace' International Exhibition held at the Bahrain Financial Harbour aimed at raising awareness about the importance of women's participation in peacebuilding and peacekeeping.

Weekender Bahrain / May 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 738 KB]

Brotherhood through celebrations

Al Fateh Grand Mosque celebrated Eid in a grandeur by introducing corners like Arabic calligraphy, Miracle corner and Henna corner which was unique and resplendent.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 688 KB]

A novel concept for Refugees

'Jeans for Refugees', an initiative by Johny Dar, higlights a cause specially meant for refugees.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 777 KB]

Striking the right chords!

Music is not just passion, but a way of life.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 684 KB]

Embraced in sheer Ramadan vibes

Usually defined as the time for reflection, spiritual renewal and peace, Ramadan is in full swing right now.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 706 KB]

A Vogue Statement

Jalabiyas and thoub al-nashl are considered a staple fo the Bahraini women's wardrobe.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 743 KB]

Sedulous for the greatest passion

Calligraphy, which is known as the 'Art of beautiful handwriting' has over the years managed to gain prominence in certain parts of the world, with Turkey and Baghdad being on the lead.

Weekender Bahrain / June 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 600 KB]

Edifice Through Puppetry

Perhaps, more than any other art form, Puppetry invites audience to infuse characters and action with their own meaning

Weekender Bahrain / July 2017 / People / [Jpg , 663 KB]

The different shades of Eid

Eid, which is marked after the completion of Ramadan, holds a very special place, not just in the realms of the minds of the Muslims, but all those people, who have grown up understanding and celebrating the festival with a renewed vigour.

Weekender Bahrain / July 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 547 KB]

A look into Jax's happy ending and others to follow...

One philanthropist in partnership with Rebecca Kistler, who has gone one step ahead who has given these stray pooches international adoption to the United States is Jet Espinoza Tusing.

Weekender Bahrain / July 2017 / People / [Jpg , 676 KB]

Library: Book Lover's Paradise

There are various libraries, where some house books belonging to a mixture of languages and some treasure collections of one particular language.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 697 KB]

Beauty in the self

Mahasweta, penned by philanthropist cum author, Sudha Murty, highlights the plight of the protagonist, Anupama who suffers from leukoderma and how she struggles to find herself amidst the atrocities poured on her by the society.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / Book Reviews / [Jpg , 581 KB]

Radio: Connecting Generations

On the eve of the special day, RJ turned comedian, Imran Al Aradi who has entertained the listeners of 96.5 reminisces his journey and the special relationship he shares with 'Radio'.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 648 KB]

Choosing Happiness

Happiness is a state of mind. It has got nothing to do with the social status of an individual.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / People / [Jpg , 596 KB]

Courage to live one's way

Ankita's life, which gets shattered by the discovery of the disorder obviously does sink her into a pool of depression and despair, where her life appears as a waste to her.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / Book Reviews / [Jpg , 589 KB]

Circumstances of Wisdom

What makes the novel inspiring, understanding and touchy is when Mohan traces his footsteps backwardand reminisces the days when he enjoyed writing and aspired to be a novelist.

Weekender Bahrain / August 2017 / Book Reviews / [Jpg , 557 KB]

Every murder has a link

Poirot is a famous, active yet 'retired' detective from Belgium, who is hown spending some quality 'me' time in a coffee shop in London.

Weekender Bahrain / September 2017 / Book Reviews / [Jpg , 805 KB]

Lady with a big heart and food buckets

With so many people involved in the social welfare of animals, especially strays, where they are leading a miserable life, the ability to singlehandedly take gigantic steps to ease their suffering is commendable.

Weekender Bahrain / September 2017 / People / [Jpg , 750 KB]

Meet Bahrain's Brilliant Inventor

Amina Al Hawaj raised the flag of Bahrain high by winning International Gandhi Peace Prize on September 12 in New Delhi, which was presented to her by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu.

Weekender Bahrain / September 2017 / People / [Jpg , 575 KB]

Painting Is Poetry In Motion

Painting is in short, looking at the world from a different perspective.

Weekender Bahrain / September 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 166 KB]

The Bahraini Who Embraced Kathak

Not everyone will welcome the idea of absorbing the art and culture of a country, you have no relation with, and no knowledge about.

Weekender Bahrain / October 2017 / People / [Jpg , 735 KB]

As Cold As Brutal

Set in the year 1959, two convicts, Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, popularly known as 'Dick', unite together and plot the robbery in the house of a well-to-do farmer, Herbert Clutter in the city of Kansas.

Weekender Bahrain / September 2017 / Book Reviews / [Jpg , 147 KB]

McLaren 570S support for defence exhibition

His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa received a McLaren 570S supercar from Trevor Fletcher, Head of McLaren in Bahrain

Weekender Bahrain / October 2017 / Defence / [Jpg , 682 KB]

Impresions and Expressions

Architect and Sculptor, Sudeep Deshpande's work throws light on what one rarely pays attention to: Emotions.

Weekender Bahrain / October 2017 / Culture / [Jpg , 695 KB]

Ironing out fitness goals

The recently concluded Iron man 70.3 triathlon was significant, especially for Indian and Pakistani fans of the extreme sport because two participants from each country held aloft the flag with performances of grit, determination and sheer strength.

Salaam Bahrain / December 2017 / Sports / [Jpeg , 204 KB]

Born with a purpose

Syro Malabar Society, Bahrain confers award on Indian Salesian, Father Tom Uzhunnalil and Professor turned philanthropist, Professor M S Sunil.

Salaam Bahrain / March 2018 / People / [Jpeg , 231 KB]


Unlike men, whose nutritional needs don't fluctuate too much, women need a completely different nutritional template at different stages of their life.

Salaam Bahrain / April 2018 / Health / [Jpeg , 196 KB]

It's a dog's life in stray hoods'

Volunteers are calling for a government supported CNR programme to stop the stray dog menace. Will their plea be heard?

Salaam Bahrain / June 2018 / People / [Jpeg , 224 KB]


Joint collaboration took place between the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office, Bahrain and the Shanghai Global Science & Technology Innovation Center, Berlin.

Bahrain Now / July 2018 / Current Affairs


The happiness of Ritaj knew no bounds when she heard that the Central bank of Morocco approved requests to lay the foundation of Islamic Financial Institutions.

Bahrain Now / July 2018 / Business

ASRY incepts Fabrication & Engineering Division

Arab Ship Building and Repair yard, officially announced its commitment to a new industrial service sector along side the launch of a new Fabrication & Engineering division.

Bahrain Now / July 2018 / Business


This is the Palm Tree Festival, a two-day cultural event that aims at encouraging and supporting the local production of all palm tree products.

Bahrain Now / July 2018 / Culture


“Driving Excellence in Payment Services,” not just saw experts congratulate and highlight the innovations GPS was introducing in the market, but also saw its achievements brandished.

Bahrain Now / September 2018 / Business


Let us introspect into our minds and respective tastes when we visit different cities. How many times have we been besotted by different outlets in a city, where we kept grazing our feet at a stretch?

Bahrain Now / October 2018 / Culture


Information & eGovernment Authority in the Kingdom of Bahrain have highlighted its work, that focused on implementing the knowledge to support decision-making, and encourage innovations in the area of public services.

Bahrain Now / October 2018 / Technology


Health is next to wealth. And, that is exactly, what UNIDO-ITPO highlighted during the symposium.

Bahrain Now / November 2018 / Health


The Investment Industry in Bahrain stands tall and shining with the ideas and inputs of its Investors, due to which the economy of Bahrain is strong and prosperous.

Bahrain Now / November 2018 / Business


The Youth Tech Forum not just saw the youth shine in the field of technology, but indeed saw a wide spectrum spill beans on the benefits technology would provide in the years to come.

Bahrain Now / November 2018 / Technology


Hear out the opinions and facts laid out by Dr Bello Lawal Danbata, Secretary-General at Islamic Financial Services Board, Malaysia.

Bahrain Now / December 2018 / Business


Hear out the perceptions and views laid down by Shaikh Dr Sami Al-Suwailem, Senior Economist at the Islamic Development Bank Group

Bahrain Now / December 2018 / Business


YOUTHFULL FESTIVAL 2018, that was organized by The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs indeed promoted awareness among the youth, in order to make this world a sustainably developed country.

Bahrain Now / December 2018 / Current Affairs


World Islamic Banking Conference 2018 indeed broadened horizons on Islamic Banking, and why it stands as the reason behind the success, several countries enjoy.

Bahrain Now / December 2018 / Business

Putting women in driving seat of their life

A Mumbai-based taxi service that employs only women is helping them bring a turnaround in their life, enabling them not only financially but also elevating their standing in society.

101 Reporters / July 2019 / Society

The Rise of Online Poetry in India

If one had to speak of the poetry culture in the early 2000s, it would be safe to say that it wasn’t as thriving as it is today.

Mans World India / May 2019 / Culture

Sarvesh Shashi: The Coolest Yogi

At the age of 27, Sarvesh Shashi has built a countrywide network of yoga studios called Sarva.

Mans World India / June 2019 / People

Wholesome Scoops: Ice-creams Are Not Always Unhealthy

“Today, healthy eating is becoming a part of a broader philosophical shift towards living a cleaner and a thoughtful life,” says Yohaan Dattoobhai, CEO and Founder of Sucres Des Terres

Mans World India / July 2019 / Food

A man for all seasons

Manoj Kumar is the man behind the growing fame of Araku as a world class coffee from India.

Man’s World India / October 2019 / People / [Jpeg , 161 KB]

The Nanavati narrative

The case that shook India still stirs the imagination in a new television serial

Parsiana / January 2020 / Cinema

An acting legacy

Akshat Irani’s family were pioneers in the Gujarati film industry

Parsiana / March 2020 / Cinema

The making of Maska

The director and cast speak about their preparations for portraying characters in the film that highlights the dying culture of Irani cafés

Parsiana / July 2020 / Cinema

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