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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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Sanchi Stupa: An Eternal Journey of Spirituality

Sanchi Stupa: An Eternal Journey of Spirituality

June 4, 2018

Sanchi Stupa is one of the greatest gateways of India and one of the most important Buddhist monuments, located around 46 km away from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (a large state in central India) on the hilltop of Raisen district. It is the oldest stone structure in India with a group of Buddhist monuments and is […]

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Khajjiar;  arcane beauty of majestic peaks, lakes and lustrous meadows of Himachal Pradesh

Khajjiar; arcane beauty of majestic peaks, lakes and lustrous meadows of Himachal Pradesh

May 26, 2018

As the temperature takes an unusual rise in the northern region of India during the months of April – June, travellers want to beat the scorching heat during summers.  People wish to be on a beachfront or somewhere in the lap of Himalayas to rejuvenate for spiritual and mental relaxation. Khajjiar; tucked away in the […]

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Pondicherry: Glimpse of France in India

Pondicherry: Glimpse of France in India

May 23, 2018

Puducherry (New Town in Tamil language) previously known as Pondicherry is one of India’s most beautiful Union Territories located in the southern part of the country. The entire town is divided into two parts- French and Indian quarter. The French quarter is called La Ville Blanche and the Indian section is La Ville Noire, both […]

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The land of frescoes: Shekhawati in Rajasthan

The land of frescoes: Shekhawati in Rajasthan

May 17, 2018

The north Indian state of Rajasthan used to be the the land of kings and the pride of Rajputs and Marathas, which is why the state is adorned with palaces and forts hosting a wide variety of architectural styles.

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Life Behind the Lens
Exploring the rich history of Patiala

Exploring the rich history of Patiala

May 5, 2018

Patiala presents a brilliant spectrum of different cultures with a blend of the modern present and traditional past while displaying the bold spirit of Mughals and Rajputs, which reminds us of the glorious past of Patiala and the rich history of Punjab.

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Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

April 23, 2018

  Baisakhi, celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year in north India, is a harvest festival of the winter ( rabi) crops. For the Sikh community, the day is also as a celebration of the New Year and a day of thanksgiving to the Lord for their fortune and prayers for better crops the […]

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Journey to the Mystical Land: Beyul of Pemako, Arunachal Pradesh

Journey to the Mystical Land: Beyul of Pemako, Arunachal Pradesh

April 10, 2018

The valley of Beyul in the Pemako area is located in the Upper Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. This earthy paradise of Buddhist pilgrimage is hidden in the lap of Himalayas.

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Srinagar: From flowing water to flowing flowers

Srinagar: From flowing water to flowing flowers

April 2, 2018

India is full of spectacular places and Srinagar cradled in the heart of Kashmir Valley, is one of them. Located in the northern Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, the city boasts of snow clad mountain peaks, colourful flower gardens, waterfalls, lakes, shrines and monuments.

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Flowers that bloom every morning in Madiwala market, Koramangala, Bengluru

Flowers that bloom every morning in Madiwala market, Koramangala, Bengluru

March 25, 2018

  Madiwala, meaning the washerman Kannada, is a locality in southern Bengaluru, the Silicon valley of India and capital of the southern state of Karnataka, was home to the washermen of the city. Today, Madiwala is famous for other things, notably hosting the largest market for fresh flowers in southern India. The market stretches for over […]

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Rajputs’ pride: Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

Rajputs’ pride: Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

March 17, 2018

Many of us have heard of the Great Wall of China but very few know the second longest wall in the world is located in the west Indian state of Rajasthan. We are talking about the Kumbhalgarh Fort, which extends to the length of 36 kilometers is also known as the “Great Wall of India”.

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