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The mysterious temple of rats in Rajasthan

The mysterious temple of rats in Rajasthan

February 28, 2019

Bikaner offers notable cultural sites and religious landmarks within the city and on the outskirts. One such fascinating site is the Karni Mata Temple located just about 30kms away from Bikaner, in the north Indian state of Rajasthan that attracts thousands of pilgrims from acros...

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Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

November 23, 2018

The Pushkar Fair invites tourists from across the globe who flock to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities. The fair is all loaded with cultural programmes, folk music and dance, richly adorned camels and other livestock.

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The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

November 3, 2018

Much known for its mythological values the Modhera Sun Temple in the western Indian state of Gujarat, was made in honour of the sun god, Surya. The temple at present is undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India and has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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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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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 hear...

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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 Worl...

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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 Bl...

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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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Experiencing Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola

Experiencing Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola

March 1, 2018

Shravanabelagola is a Jain pilgrimage in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It is known for its Vindyagiri Hills, which are the mount for the gigantic and the most sacred of Jain idols - the Gommateshwara statue of Lord Bahubali.

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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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Urs – The Spirit of Devotion at Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia

Urs – The Spirit of Devotion at Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia

January 6, 2018

The festive season of Diwali, Christmas and New Year is followed by the festival of Urs, which memorialises the death anniversary of Sufi (a sect of Islam) saints by celebrating their lives. Located in the Indian capital New Delhi, the Dargah Hazrat Nizamuddin is considered one o...

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Celebration of mother tongue, freedom and cultural expression

Celebration of mother tongue, freedom and cultural expression

February 22, 2017

International Mother Language Day is being observed on February 21 every year since 2000 to promote peace and multilingualism. The date corresponds to the day in 1952, when students from the University of Dhaka, Jagannath College and Dhaka Medical College, demonstrating for the r...

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