Niru's natural curiosity and warmth inspire people to share their personal stories with her
Have a listen and see why people enjoy listening to Niru's conversations.
Intersections on CBC Radio One
As the host of Intersections, Niru explored how cultures in Canada mix and clash in everyday relationships with family members, colleagues and neighbours. She gave us a glimpse into who we are, where we’re headed, and exposed some uncomfortable truths along the way.
Episode 1: Sharing Public Space
Episode 2: Class And Culture
Episode 3: Culture On The Job
Episode 4: Mating And Dating
Episode 5: Spending And Lending
Episode 6: Law And Order
Episode 7: Sports And Culture
Episode 8: Doctors, Patients, And Culture
Episode 9: Ethnic Humour
Episode 10: What Makes Us Canadian
Finding Home on CBC Radio One
Karva Chauth on Metro Morning, CBC Radio One
Thousands of Indian women across the GTA gather every year to celebrate Karva Chauth. The Hindu festival includes a series of rituals that have existed for centuries. Niru Kumar tells us why a tradition that seems antiquated and perhaps even sexist is one that she still holds on to.