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Special Features

A group changes lives of village children through storytelling

Published on 15-Mar-2015
An Aram member tells a story to children in a village in Tamil Nadu.

Eight-year-old Bhavani in a remote village of Tamil Nadu was a shy girl till she had a storytelling interaction...

Natyaramam to promote Kuchipudi

Published on 15-Mar-2015
The Telugutalli statue at the Sidhendrayogi Kalapeetham on the Telugu University campus in Kuchipudi in Andhra Pradesh.

Kuchipudi, a dance form that flourished during the 13th century under the "Guru-Sishya" tradition in a small village...

Angadias are trusted unofficial couriers

Published on 15-Mar-2015
DH Illustration: G Balaji Nangali

Reliable, fast, efficient and trustworthy are the characteristics of angadias. In layman's term, they run unofficial...

Rajasthan taps night tourism

Published on 07-Mar-2015
The illuminated Amber Fort in Jaipur.

The tourism industry in Rajasthan is all set to get a further fillip with the innovative concept of night tourism...

Prisoners' hopes soar with beats of Chenda in Kerala

Published on 07-Mar-2015
Prisoners play percussion instrument.

When acclaimed percussion artist Prakashan Pazhambalakode approached the Kerala Prisons Department with a proposal...

Odisha bamboo garden is a students' delight

Published on 07-Mar-2015
Bamboo Garden in Bhubaneswar.

A bamboo tree is useful to people in many ways--from being used as furniture to firewood. But, not many may be keen to see...

Uncertainty stares at Russell Exchange

Published on 28-Feb-2015
The auction house offers everything, from bric-a-brac to furniture to antiques.  (Below) Auction house's co-owner Arshad Salim with two items to come under the hammer on Sunday. Debasish Bhaduri

Sunday afternoons, lazy for the rest of Kolkata, is a busy time at Russell Exchange. The action keeps swinging between calls...

Rajasthan model inspires Bihar to tap heritage buildings

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Sultan Palace, also called Parivahan Bhavan, on Beer Chand Patel Marg in Patna.  MOHAN PRASAD

"We have set the ball rolling for possession of Sultan Palace. At present, it is under the possession of transport department...

Man braves odds to help women in central UP

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Women attend a health camp.

Technically, he cannot be called a "sakhi" as the term is used for a female friend of a woman. Yet, for hundreds of women in...

Living a dream on stretched wheels

Published on 22-Feb-2015
Limousine used for wedding ceremonies in Punjab.

They were automobiles meant for the super rich. Six doors, elite luxury, in-built bars, stretched chaises, chauffer driven and designs...

Photo Gallery
An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

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