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A divine journey

Published on 20-Aug-2016
The golden city: The main temple in Dwarka.

A long drive across flat, featureless, arid landscape of west Gujarat brought me to Dwarka. My interest peaked as I passed...

A walk in Prague

Published on 20-Aug-2016
local flavours A view of the city with its enchanting buildings.

Scattered with little silver stars, the sky was a vivid deep purple. The waters down below reflected the sky's hue...

Pristine beauty

Published on 13-Aug-2016
Beautiful sights A view of Brahmaputra from Agnigarh Hill in Tezpur. Photo by Author

Ranjita Biswas takes us on a journey to the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra to India's least polluted city....

A climb to remember

Published on 13-Aug-2016
great heights A bird's eye view of the Tiger Cave Temple.

I am breathless. Clutching the blue railing, I try to slow down. I check the number painted on the iron post next to me...

Treasures of Trichy

Published on 06-Aug-2016
a Small world The Rock Fort Temple.

Despite being a native of Tiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu, it was only later in life that I realised its importance...

Oh! Oaxaca

Published on 06-Aug-2016
Mexican hues Colourful buildings lining the streets of Oaxaca.

A place's pride rests, among other things, in its name being spoken right. With Oaxaca, where I begin my Mexican...

Fantasy island

Published on 31-Jul-2016
Country sights (Clockwise) The Gran Canaria skyline.

There was intense colour everywhere… like light pouring in from multiple shattered stained-glass windows. Dancers in glitzy...

Pleasures of the sea

Published on 30-Jul-2016
BEach holiday The pristine blue Havelock Beach; (below) the Cellular Jail.

Ibn Battuta says, "Travelling, it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller." My travel to the Andaman...

Explore Norway on wheels

Published on 30-Jul-2016
Rail tales A train makes its way through the beautiful surroundings of Norway.

Having gone on several scenic train journeys in Switzerland, I did not believe my friend when he told me that the most dramatic...

Beauty in solitude

Published on 23-Jul-2016
valley of gods Gurgling streams surrounded by mountains at Har Ki Doon

The wide vistas of the Shivalik Mountains and the Yamuna gurgling down below greeted me, as the vehicle swerved a bend...

Photo Gallery
A view of lighting at Sri Krishna Janamsthan temple during Sri Krishna Janmashtami festiva...

A view of lighting at Sri Krishna Janamsthan temple during Sri Krishna Janmashtami festiva...

Muslim women carrying their children dressed up as Lord Krishna and Radha for a program...

Muslim women carrying their children dressed up as Lord Krishna and Radha for a program...

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha at a press conference to promote her upcoming film in Jaipur...

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha at a press conference to promote her upcoming film in Jaipur...

A view of submerged temples in the flood waters of River Yamuna in Allahabad...

A view of submerged temples in the flood waters of River Yamuna in Allahabad...

Nuns distribute relief material to flood hit peoples at a camp in Allahabad...

Nuns distribute relief material to flood hit peoples at a camp in Allahabad...

A sand art of Lord Krishna made by Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik ahead of Krishna Janmashtami...

A sand art of Lord Krishna made by Sand Artist Sudarshan Patnaik ahead of Krishna Janmashtami...

A child dresses as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami, in Bikaner...

A child dresses as lord Krishna for a school function ahead of Janmashtami, in Bikaner...

The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

The launch of Entrepreneurship Summit at IT Decode Park in Hyderabad...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

Horses undergoing exercise and training by handlers at Race Course in Bengaluru...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

A child plays in front of idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh festival ...

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