Skip to content
Society, Politics & Law
  • Video
  • 5 mins
  • Level 1: Introductory

Vallarie's life in Pune

Updated Wednesday 9th May 2007

For Vallarie, taking an auto rickshaw to go shopping in the old part of the city is typical of her life in Pune. Watch Vallarie's video diary

Copyright The Open University

You can also read a transcript.

This video was produced by Shruthi Rao, one of the Indian School Assistant Producers. Shruthi, who has lived in Pune for almost 17 years, has worked on a variety of dramas and advertising productions, but hopes to work on more documentaries in the future.

 

 

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?

Other content you may like

Anurag's life in Pune Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC video icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Anurag's life in Pune

For Anurag, football, playing the tabla, and eating an ice lolly by Khadakwasla Lake, are all part of his life in Pune. Watch Anurag's video diary

Video
5 mins
Diva's life in Pune Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC video icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Diva's life in Pune

Life in Pune means plenty of shopping for Diva. Watch Diva's video diary

Video
5 mins
HIV AIDS in developing countries Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

HIV AIDS in developing countries

Why HIV AIDS has taken such a disproportionate hold in developing countries

Article
Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA)

The Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) programme and new communication technologies, by Professor Bob Moon, Founding Director TESSA OU. The TESSA programme, now Africa’s biggest teacher education collaborative initiative, is aimed at improving the number and quality of teachers across the region.

Article
China in Africa Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: 350jb | Dreamstime.com article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

China in Africa

Is there a Chinese conspiracy to take over the world? And should we in the west be worried? Giles Mohan, Professor of International Development at the OU, has his finger on the pulse.

Article
What does Marine LePen plan for France? Creative commons image Icon Blandine Le Cain under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What does Marine LePen plan for France?

The far-right Front National candidate for the French election, Marine LePen, has attempted to soften the image of the party since taking over from her father. But what does her manifesto actually promise the people of France?

Article
What does the AKP victory mean for Turkey? Creative commons image Icon Kremlin.ru under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What does the AKP victory mean for Turkey?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's AKP won a majority in yesterday's Turkish elections. Bahar Baser & Ahmet Erdi Öztürk offer a personal take on what this might mean for Turkey - and the people who live there.

Article
Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Enough Giving? Charity, Aid & Development

Here, Doctor Matt Smith gives his personal perspective on the interplay between charity, aid and development.

Article
Şehrin Keyfi Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Engin Isin article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Şehrin Keyfi

Engin Isin takes us to the banks of the Bosphorus and Istanbul, a city of longing and joy.

Article