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Paradise on the hills

Published on 30-Apr-2016
Divine presence The Naina Devi Temple in Nainital.

A zillion stars sparkled high up in the sky. I gazed at them, speechless. It was a rare sight for me. Being from a city...

City with a past

Published on 30-Apr-2016
An eyeful An aerial view of the Ho Chi Minh City.

A few decades ago, Vietnam was known to people as a place where a devastating and long war had been fought. It was the story...

Cats of Kuching

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Interiors of the Cat Museum in Kuching. Photo by author

Susheela Nair takes a tour of Kuching in Borneo, home to the famous cat museum, the beautiful Sarawak river and interesting...

Trip to the last frontier

Published on 23-Apr-2016
A causeway to the sea at Koteshwar. Photos by Author

The joy of discovering a little-known place sure is undescribable. When I set out to the far west of Gujarat through...

Walking on sunshine

Published on 23-Apr-2016
A view of the Cairns coastline.

The mall was an excellent place to sit and look around. It was early morning, and I wanted to have a cup of freshly-brewed...

Call of adventure

Published on 16-Apr-2016
Sights & sounds View from the Sky Tower in Auckland; (below) Golden Bay in Nelson; a lamb delicacy.

Let me confess. I am not the adventurous type. Despite this, thrilling, exciting and exhilarating are ...

A gateway to heaven

Published on 16-Apr-2016
Around the corner A herd of yaks in upper Sikkim. Photos by author

As a part of tradition and religious heritage, many devoted Hindus aspire to visit the 4 key shrines in India...

Encounters in the wild

Published on 09-Apr-2016
Beauty & the beast Lionesses cool off inside the Sasan Gir forest.

The sun was on the horizon. The sky had a light hue of the crimson. I had to start my 3-hour journey from Somnath Temple......

Laidback Laos

Published on 09-Apr-2016
A reclining Buddha in Tham Phu Kham

When one thinks of holidaying in Southeast Asia, images of white sandy beaches and paradisiacal islands in Thailand...

Tasmanian experience

Published on 02-Apr-2016
Aussie spirit Colourful hats on sale at the Salamanca weekly market.

The Doberman's hyper senses came alive as it sprinted back and forth, sniffing intensely on our baggage being dropped...

Photo Gallery
A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...