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The colourful festival of Teej in Jaipur

The colourful festival of Teej in Jaipur

August 17, 2018

Just as the monsoon arrives in north India, the air is filled with happiness and joy, as the women start preparing for the colourful festival of Teej. The Teej festival is held annually during the Hindu month of Shravan and marks the advent of the monsoon. This festival is celebrated in Jaipur, the capital city of […]

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Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

Kanwar Yatra- Saffron-clad Shiva devotees on a spiritual journey

August 10, 2018

  With the start of the auspicious month of Shravan, the streets in India are filled up with barefoot, saffron clad Kanwar Yatris carrying a pitcher filled with holy water. The Kanwar Yatra takes place during the Hindu month of Shravan, is usually held in the month of July-August. The roads and highways are flooded […]

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Exploring bargain hunter’s paradise – Janpath

Exploring bargain hunter’s paradise – Janpath

August 4, 2018

  Delhi’s popular Janpath market is a shopping hub with unique treasures that matches the latest fashion trends in a limited budget. It is a lane of vibrant colours with contrasts of mixed emotions and expressions. The Janpath street market lies in the heart of Delhi, towards the outer circle of Connaught Place.  The market […]

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Mystical journey: Exploring the Tibetan community

Mystical journey: Exploring the Tibetan community

July 27, 2018

Delhi’s little Tibet, Majnu ka Tila or Romeo’s Hillock- From the narrow lanes to the hidden marvels of Tibetan culture, a tiny neighbourhood in north Delhi popularly known as MKT by the Delhi people, is a little Tibetan refugee colony which is a favourite hub for the north campus students in Delhi. It is not […]

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Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

Jagannath Rath Yatra: It’s a journey of discovery

July 13, 2018

Odisha, also known as the Golden Triangle destination, offers a plethora of rich historical heritage, sacred pilgrimage, vibrant living temples, golden sand beaches, international sand art festival by the tourism which showcases the cultural depth of the state and the amazing nature which highlights this place in a manner like no other. The most famous […]

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All about Old Delhi

All about Old Delhi

July 7, 2018

  To know Purani Dilli (old Delhi), one must have the love for history and passion to explore the city. The most known and popular Moonlight Square, which is commonly known as Chandni Chowk, the oldest Indian bazaar (market) in existence today, serves as the symbolic heart of the city. A walk through old Delhi evokes all kinds […]

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Walk in the mesmerizing beauty of Nainital to witness thousand miracles

Walk in the mesmerizing beauty of Nainital to witness thousand miracles

June 29, 2018

Seeing new places, meeting different people, giving a toss to the taste buds with different cuisines, exploring new heights of adventure, experiencing the serene and enchanting beauty of the hills, definitely makes one feel like living in a new world. On my way to the magnificent hills of Nainital in Uttarakhand  (a north Indian state), […]

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Nihang: the warrior Sikhs

Nihang: the warrior Sikhs

June 22, 2018

The Nihang sect of Sikhs was initially established to preserve peace and to guard the Sikh Gurudwaras. Today, even after more than 300 years, their descendants continue to live spiritual lives, train in martial arts and help their community.

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Qutub Minar- The Majestic Victory Tower

Qutub Minar- The Majestic Victory Tower

June 22, 2018

Qutub Minar, a minaret that forms part of the Qutub complex is a huge Minar standing graciously in the heart of Delhi. The magnificent monument made of red sandstone and marble is 73 metre high and is one of the most iconic and recognisable landmarks of Delhi. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that […]

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Kullu-Manali, an adventurous traveller’s spot

Kullu-Manali, an adventurous traveller’s spot

June 15, 2018

  I hadn’t camped for years! But having a sense for real adventure, the only destination that came to my mind last summer was Kullu- Manali. Since I have a passion for photography and I love to explore nature, that was the first destination I thought of. Nestled in the lap of Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh […]

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Nihang: the warrior Sikhs

Nihang: the warrior Sikhs

June 14, 2018

The Nihang sect of Sikhs was initially established to preserve peace and to guard the Sikh Gurudwaras. Today, even after more than 300 years, their descendants continue to live spiritual lives, train in martial arts and help their community.

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The gracious fasting month of Ramadan

The gracious fasting month of Ramadan

June 7, 2018

  India is known for its diversity, unity, and integrity as it holds the value of varied cultures and gives everyone unique and different experiences. Each year blooms with a generous sprinkle of celebrations, which centres around the rituals of blessings, goodwill, exchanging gifts, offerings, fasting and feasting, decorating places, that unites us in a bond of love […]

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