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Who leads whom?

Published on 25-Jul-2015

Some lead. Some are to be led. As with human beings, it is true in respect of a dog and its master out on a...

Cathedral through times

Published on 25-Jul-2015
sacred space An angular view of Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, UK.

We were greeted by a light drizzle when we reached the celebrated Canterbury Cathedral in Kent. Once inside, we were enveloped...

Streetside menu

Published on 25-Jul-2015
'tele bhaja' (snacks) and 'phuchka' kiosks in Kolkata. Photos by Avishek Mitra

Hundreds of recipes for lunch, dinner and snack time have been developed lovingly over the centuries by homemakers and food vendors...

Pretty sick move

Published on 18-Jul-2015

Sirdar Mohna Singh had as many sons and daughters as rooms in his new haveli in Moga, near Ferozepur. Thirteen, although...

Crime & punishment

Published on 18-Jul-2015
display A room inside the Police Prefecture Museum dedicated to Alphonse Bertillon, a 19th century French forensic expert.

A s an avid fan of detective fiction and being a crime writer myself, I was ecstatic to learn that Paris houses...

Wondrous signs

Published on 18-Jul-2015
beyond 'sin city':  Old neon signs at the Neon Sign Boneyard & Museum.

Leggy showgirls with boa feathers snaked around their lithe frame. Slot machines with a tempting jackpot. Fountains that dance like...

No kiddin' about this

Published on 11-Jul-2015

It is almost a revelation to note that in our modern, cyber-traipsed world, even primary and middle school children have more...

Hey, it's not fair...

Published on 11-Jul-2015

Let me confess. I am never happy with what I have. Did I hear someone say, "We are all in the same boat"? Oh, well!...

Lodging diary

Published on 11-Jul-2015
heritage holder Viceregal Lodge, now known as the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

In Shimla, a magnificent light-grey stone edifice with sloping roofs occupies a full mountain by itself in the midst of picturesque...

Setting out on a tram trail

Published on 04-Jul-2015
trams Symbol of Kolkata's hertitage. Photo by author

They are romanticised street cars rumbling through the streets of the choc-a-bloc Kolkata, with the signature clanging sound...

Photo Gallery
Bullet holes are seen on the windscreen of a car that was damaged in a gunfight...

Bullet holes are seen on the windscreen of a car that was damaged in a gunfight...

Police personnel during an encounter with the militants who attacked a police station...

Police personnel during an encounter with the militants who attacked a police station...

An Indian policeman takes position during a fight in the town of Dinanagar...

An Indian policeman takes position during a fight in the town of Dinanagar...

Police personnel take positions during an encounter with armed militants in Dinanagar town...

Police personnel take positions during an encounter with armed militants in Dinanagar town...

Wrestler Geeta Phogat walks the ramp during the launch of Pro Wrestling League...

Wrestler Geeta Phogat walks the ramp during the launch of Pro Wrestling League...

Virat Kohli along with Rahul Dravid during a practice session at MAC Stadium...

Virat Kohli along with Rahul Dravid during a practice session at MAC Stadium...

Villagers wade through flooded water of Kunye river in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Villagers wade through flooded water of Kunye river in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Security personnel stand guard at Raisina Hill in New Delhi...

Security personnel stand guard at Raisina Hill in New Delhi...

Dark clouds hover in the sky over North Block in New Delhi...

Dark clouds hover in the sky over North Block in New Delhi...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand sculpture on the terrorist attack at Punjab...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand sculpture on the terrorist attack at Punjab...

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