Anisha Dhiman

Founder, Five Questions

Location icon Toronto

Founder at Five Questions, a lifestyle blog, former Assistant Managing Editor (Deccan Chronicle), Editor-in-Chief (On The Danforth), editorial intern at Cottage Life Media, and social media specialist at 'Don't Talk to Me About Love'. Trained in curating editorial lineup, social media strategies, and brand campaigns.

15 Frugal Student Activities in Toronto

From struggling to pay the exorbitant rent to religiously scanning the newspapers to look for free Subway coupons, life of a student never mirrors the glossy unreality of TV shows. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of your time, Toronto after all is the ‘City of Drake’!

On the Danforth
Of Pirates, Parrots, and Persecution

An Interview with Gary Barwin, author of Yiddish for Pirates, shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction.

Deccan Chronicle
'Never, ever stop learning', Satya Nadella

An interview with Satya Nadella,chief executive officer of Microsoft, who has previously worked under the leadership of Bill Gates and has also been the president of Microsoft's $19 billion Server and Tool business.

Deccan Chronicle
A rare peek inside the lives of Indian princesses

Maharanis: Women of Royal India presents portraits of royal ladies — iconic women with legendary beauty, impeccable taste, distinct personalities and strong voices.

Deccan Chronicle
Narrative of closure by Pakistani author Sophia Khan

For Sophia Khan, a sentence that popped during a solitary walk became the starting point of her very first novel about obsessive love, family ties and a desperate search for closure.

Deccan Chronicle
A writer by luck

Amish Tripathi says writing was the last thing on his mind and explains how the immensely popular Shiva series originally started as a ‘thesis'.

Deccan Chronicle
Championing her culture: The Touch of India

After a particularly disturbing incident, a determined yet disgusted Amoolia Sai Kodukulla got down to work with a strong message for Indians like her on foreign soil: "There is no shame in showing who you are."

Deccan Chronicle
Unravelling the royal mystery

On Princess Niloufer's 100th birthday, historian Arvind Acharya curates an exhibition of rare photographs titled 'No more Rafaths will die'.

Deccan Chronicle
One woman's fight against Instagram and 'fatphobia'

Blogger Aarti Olivia Dubey did not let things be when Instagram took down bikini-clad pictures of her. She also talks about her fashion journey that has always been an uphill task since she is plus-size blogger.

Deccan Chronicle
Teach for change: Shashi Tharoor on a ‘break’

Former Union minister and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor has always been ahead of the curve, be it in politics or social media. From being a pioneer in the use of social media for political interactions with the masses, to encouraging youngsters and promoting education and technology in the country, Tharoor's varied interests have always seen him jetsetting across the country and the world.

Deccan Chronicle
The angel of Oman: Rita Samuel helps stranded Indians get back safe

Every year, hundreds of Hyderabadis head to Oman looking for lucrative jobs and a bright career. But reality plays a cruel hand than what was bargained for - utterly alone, some find themselves out on the streets, while others are lost with no one to turn to.

Deccan Chronicle
Recycle, reuse, redecorate

Army wife Sheeba Peters’ house is an example of how you can have a picturesque garden no matter how many times you have to move.

Deccan Chronicle
Quitting to Climb

Avid mountaineer Toolika Rani talks about her latest expedition to Iran and why she is now quitting her job with the Air Force after 10 years.

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