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The historic lanes of Rampuria havelis

The historic lanes of Rampuria havelis

February 22, 2019

Bikaner dazzles its visitors with its majestic mansions, colourful markets, narrow alleys and traditional neighbourhood. The Rampuria haveli (mansion) in Bikaner known for its 400-year old architectural splendour, brings forth an exquisite blend of antiquity, magnificence and ele...

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Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

Jammu – An eclectic mix of offerings

November 14, 2018

A living testimony to its rich culture, heritage and tourism, Jammu has a plethora of sightseeing places which holds many spellbound histories within its forts, temples and palaces.

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Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

August 25, 2018

  The colourful grandeur of the Pink City of Jaipur is famous for its brilliant architecture, forts, temples, handicrafts, jewellery, bazaars and shopping for textiles. Jaipur city is not only the capital of Rajasthan (north Indian state), but is also considered to be a majo...

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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, towa...

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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, excha...

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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 ...

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The nuances that make the City of Joy

The nuances that make the City of Joy

January 31, 2018

As we set foot in Kolkata, we realised there was so much to see in the ‘city of joy’; after all, it is not by chance that the city got the moniker, it earned it.

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Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

December 27, 2016

As filmmakers around the world are always on the outlook for exotic locations to set their films in, tourism boards and state governments are now eyeing this as an opportunity to promote tourism in lesser known locales in their regions. And what better than social media platforms...

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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

November 3, 2016

With Diwali, it seems New Delhi's little remaining clean air has also waved goodbye this year. The level of pollution in the city, post-Diwali, has been the worst in five years with a huge increase in concentration levels of Fine Particulate Matter (PM 2.5)

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Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

October 10, 2016

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has given French giant Suez the contract to design and build the Colaba wastewater treatment facility, an upscale district of the economic capital of India, which faces enormous sanitation infrastructure needs with its growing po...

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