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On The Spice Route
A trip to Turkey truly opens a window to an exotic world. So when I had to make an official trip to Istanbul, I decided to stay back for a few days and explore the city. Though I had read about the city and heard about it from my friends who had visited the place, I was truly in for a surprise when I landed at the Ataturk Airport.    The first signs of welcome was snow — those little flakes floating and dropping gently. Since it was my first experience of snow, like an eager...
A Dream Comes True
Sanjay V Gorur, a graduate of VVS Sardar Patel College, is a boy of few words but he let his actions do the talking. The proof of it lies in the second year Pre-University results that were announced recently. With an overall 99 per cent marks and 100 per cent in Physics and Mathematics, it is difficult to believe when Sanjay says that he started preparing only from the last week of February for his PU exams. “It takes no special effort to study. Moreover, I had joined BASE and sat...
Battling On The Dance Floor
The City’s most exciting hip-hop event, ‘Meltdown’, will be held on May 23 and 24, at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan. ‘Meltdown 2015’ features ‘B-Boys’ June and Achaiah, judging the cream of the crews. Breakdancers are invited in the following categories ‘1V1 Breaking’, ‘1V1 Popping’, ‘2V2 Breaking’, ‘Beatboxing’ and ‘3V3 Allstyles’.    ‘Freeze’, the Indian...
More Than Skin Deep
It is always nice to embrace the natural beauty in oneself. But with the increased number of brands promoting natural or no- makeup-look cosmetics, natural beauty has become a luxury. The skin is tampered with chemicals to look natural. While some are splurging on these no-makeup-look products to look natural, there are a lot more who are enriching themselves with organic nutrients. With growing consumer awareness, the popular skin care products are slowly being neglected. Yogita Raghunandan,...
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Rrealty Bytes
Gopalan Urban Woods Expo 2015Gopalan Enterprises announces its Gopalan Urban Woods Expo at Whitefield on May 22, 23 and 24, 2015. This expo showcases Gopalan Urban Woods – Designed for Fine Living project. It is inspired by the Mediterranean style of living, offering luxurious four bedroom (3,315-3,675 sq ft) and five bedroom (3,715 sq ft )terrace houses.Urban Woods has designed spaces for an upscale, world-class living. Located at Brookefield, Whitefield, Urban Woods provides amenities...
A Safe Haven
When it comes to the safety in one’s home, both elders and children can be bracketed into a single group. Given their vulnerabilities and susceptibilities, it is extremely important to make one’s home safe and secure. While designing the house, one needs to keep in mind the needs of both elders and kids to avoid any injuries and health implications.Recognising the needs of senior citizens, today many housing developers are creating homes with adequate amenities. You can also find...
Wonders Of Waddesdon
A  year before his death in 1898 – lonely, childless and rich beyond the dreams of avarice – Baron Ferdinand Rothschild published a private account of his magnificent house in Buckinghamshire, Waddesdon Manor, and the extraordinary collection of works he had accumulated there. Pondering an uncertain future, Ferdinand fretted that Waddesdon would likely share the fate of most great houses whose owners have no descendants and fall into decay, that the terraces would...
A New Draw For Design Fans
Not so long ago, travellers might have stopped in the Glòries area of Barcelona only if they were stuck in traffic. Three major roads leading in and out of this Spanish city – Avenida Diagonal, Avenida Meridiana and the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes – converged here at an elevated roundabout, where cars often came to a standstill.But lately this northeastern axis of the Catalan capital – situated in the Sant Martí district, bordering Eixample – is...
Those Natural Beauties
Simple, light, aesthetically designed, eco-friendly, durable and comfortable – cane furniture is ideal for all seasons and for all purposes. Indian summers are never complete without these natural beauties. From a simple one-seater chair, called mudda to high-end designer products, cane furniture has come a long way. Think of any item - a swing, a sofa set or a coffee table - you can easily find its cane equivalent today. From offices to homes and local restaurants to five-star...
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Guru Arjun Devji's martyrdom day...

People admire at a part of bronze statue of Lachit Borphukan...

People admire at a part of bronze statue of Lachit Borphukan...

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Youths pelt stones at the police during a protest...

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Students celebrate their success in the West Bengal...

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Young girls shelter under an umbrella during heavy rains...

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Kashmiri Muslims cry and pray upon seeing a relic of Prophet Mohammed...

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag...

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag...

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Nomads during seasonal migration from Jammu province...

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Bollywood actors Lauren Gottlieb, left, and Jackky Bhagnani...

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Irate mob torch a truck after it killed a man...

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