Past Events

Mrs Shubha Kanoria
President 2012-13

Brahmakumari Sister Shivani

January 7, 2013

Mahatma Gandhi said: "There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Do we find ourselves rushing through life so much that we forget to stop and smell the flowers? When we do that, we tend to stress more, enjoy less and possibly put ourselves at risk for burnout.

Lord Jeffrey Archer

December 17, 2012

In search of the familiar yet often not so familiar traits of best selling English author. It is often believed that Jeffrey Archer's own story would make an international bestseller. At 29, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP), and later made deputy chairman of the Conservative Party by Mrs Margaret Thatcher and in 1992 a life peer.

Naina Lal Kidwai, Country Head, HSBC India

November 6, 2012

Ms. Kidwai, a self-motivated and confident person, has a lot of firsts to her credit. She was one of the first women to enter the former male bastion of investment banking and rise spectacularly.

Ajay G Piramal, Chairman, Piramal Group

October 11, 2012

Leadership: Rules not Taught in School. Mr. Piramal has led the Piramal Group to evolve from a textile centric business to a conglomerate with diversified business interests across pharmaceuticals, packaging, financial services and real estate. He is also the Chairman of Pratham India,

Prof BN Goswami on Rasa in Indian art: from shringar to shantam

September 26, 2012

Rasa denotes an essential mental state and is the dominant emotional theme of a work of art or the primary feeling that is evoked in the person that views, reads or hears such a work.

It was a Members Participatory Event with a new theme

January 1, 1970

Super Chef, Asha Khatau, spoke about Healthy yet Delicious Cooking at the beginning of this event. Asha Khatau is very well-known in the field of gourmet vegetarian cooking. Her cooking classes, Epicure, are extremely successful. She is also famous for her very popular cookbooks.

17 July 2012: Author, Raksha Bharadia, spoke on

July 17, 2012

Raksha Bharadia is best known for co-authoring Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul series. Raksha Bharadia has also written All and Nothing, Me: A Handbook for Life and Roots and Wings: A Handbook for Parents, all published by Rupa & Co.

LSG members watch in complete amazment the familiar

June 21, 2012

world of shadows come alive throughHandShadowGraphy : Only “a blank, white screen; a light source, a couple of hands, including ten fingers…..”, are the tools of this craft. Yet the amazing scope of this innovative and unique art form is unbelievable!

The Role and Responsibility of Media in India

April 30, 2012

Rtariq Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director, Next Mediaworks Ltd, spoke about how the media’s role in our lives today cannot be over emphasised. However, it might perhaps be the time now to consider whether its over-hyped role and