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Special Features

Struggling to keep afloat

Published on 04-Jul-2015
Mohun Bagan Athletic Club players during a practice session in Kolkata. (Below) Entrance of the club. Debashish Bhaduri

The maroon-green flag of Mohun Bagan fluttered high on a rainy night at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on May 31. As the oldest......

It is a home for elderly people

Published on 04-Jul-2015
Ashok Srivatava (extreme left), the founder member of Ashraya, along with his other associates in Patna. MOHAN PRASAD

More than a decade back, he lost his wife battling cancer. Two of his daughters, both married and settled abroad, made the 75-year-old...

Interesting facets of Nabakalebara in book form

Published on 04-Jul-2015
A sand artist's creation for Nabakalebara festival in the Jagannath temple in Puri.

The Puri temple in Odisha is currently celebrating Nabakalebara, a grand religious event held once in almost two decades to replace...

Victorias to become history soon

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Horse-drawn Victoria carriages in Mumbai. (Below) Victoria carriages some decades ago.

Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn Victoria carriages or buggies which have been part of the heritage of this metropolitan city would soon be a history....

Real-life emotional story of Sarabjit to hit screen

Published on 27-Jun-2015
Members of Sarabjit Singh's family with his photo.

The many aging six-pack supermen on screen, tossing around dozens of sturdy baddies in air in mindless fight sequences and their sequels...

A roti bank in UP town to fight battle against hunger

Published on 27-Jun-2015
A volunteer of Roti Bank serves food to a poor man in Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh.

They call it a bank and it indeed looks like one. It does help the poor and helpless but does not charge them anything.

Hot destination for learning yoga

Published on 20-Jun-2015
B N S Iyengar teaches yoga to students in Mysuru. (Below) Yoga guru T Krishnamacharya (standing on a student) performs asana along with his students at the erstwhile Yoga School, in Mysuru. (Courtesy- The Yoga of The Yogi, The Legacy of T Krishnamacharya', biography by Kaushtub Desikachar).

Mysuru, the City of Palaces, attracts a large number of tourists throughout the year with arrivals peaking during the Dasara season...

It helps Kashmiri artisans to turn entrepreneurs

Published on 20-Jun-2015
Artisan Manzoor Ahmad Khan with Dastakar Chairperson Laila Tyabji.  Zulfikar Majid

For Manzoor Ahmad Khan, a young artisan-turned-entrepreneur from old city of Srinagar, year 2010 was full of gloom as his dream...

Film colour labs pay price for mismanagement

Published on 20-Jun-2015
Gemini Color Labs in Chennai.

Manikkam started his career with analogue cameras and continued documenting several movies with them till 2005. A digital one...

They walk the talk to save trees

Published on 13-Jun-2015
Tree Walk members share their experiences during a Sunday meet-up. (Below) Ecologist Anitha S addresses participants.

Intense green activism, at times, comes with an in-built handicap of sentimentality. Amid the cheer around Environment Day vigils...

Photo Gallery
'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

'Umbrella Workshop' where people paint umbrellas with colors in Navi Mumbai...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Visitors looking the BSF weapons on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BSF...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Mobile app ' Namma Bellad' launched in Bengaluru...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti feeds cows during her visit to Gir Seva Goshala in Ahmedabad...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

An highly decorated Vruksha hall during the 'BJP Maha Samparka Abhiyan 2015'...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

A fire broke out at Sony manufacturing plant in Navi Mumbai on Sunday...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

Pilgrims crosses the mountains as they move towards Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A Kashmiri Muslim woman offers noon prayers in the ruins of an ancient Hindu temple...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

A security man keeps vigil on the mountains near Amarnath Holy Cave Shrine 3880 meters high...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

An Indian boy practices Mallakhamb, a traditional Indian gymnastic sport...

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