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Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

January 18, 2021

The little nooks and crannies in bookshops had long been the abode of bookworms until the stores were shut suddenly due to the onset of Covid-19 pandemic. While booklovers tried to do with digital alternatives for their reading, bookstore owners had little choice but to sit out t...

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Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

Web series that rose to unscaled heights in 2020

December 31, 2020

While everyone was locked inside homes and the theatres shut, OTT dominated the screens this year. The entertainment industry churned out brilliant web-series with intricately woven and multi-layered plots that hooked the audience for the entire lockdown. The dramatic hooks and e...

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Growing appetite for cafes with a cause in India

Growing appetite for cafes with a cause in India

December 28, 2020

These cafés not only serve delicious food, but also seek to stir up one’s conscience. These have been focal points to create awareness, support social causes and fight social stigma.

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Curtailed Christmas in times of Covid

Curtailed Christmas in times of Covid

December 25, 2020

Oliver Cromwell remains a controversial figure for curtailing the Christmas celebrations. The Lord Protector and his Puritan supporters declared Christmas illegal until 1660. COVID-19 has brought Christmas to a similar fate this year.

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There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

September 27, 2020

As we are celebrating world tourism day, how seriously is the tourism industry in India threatened by the pandemic and do you see a meaningful revival in foreseeable future? On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2020, the travel and tourism industry knows that there is nothing to ...

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Bollywood’s evergreen comic characters

Bollywood’s evergreen comic characters

March 15, 2020

Bollywood has its own share of entertaining comedy movies and iconic comic characters who never fail to bring a smile on audiences’ faces every time they watch them.

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Viral Xenophobia

Viral Xenophobia

March 12, 2020

As the world grapples with the new virus, there’s a less talked about the side effect of coronavirus which is xenophobia The coronavirus has been dominating global headlines for the past few months, causing worldwide panic and mass hysteria. Stores around the globe have run out...

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Disappearing arts of India

Disappearing arts of India

February 22, 2020

India’s art heritage is as diverse as its people. India is known for its rich cultural heritage from the ancient times, yet amidst all these there are art forms that are dying

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Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

January 24, 2020

In the year 1990, Kashmiri pandits had witnessed a hysterical, macabre night in the form of blaring threats and slogans, asking them to either convert to Islam or face death. Most of them fled their home for centuries to find shelter as refugees in other parts of India.

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Maharashtra promotes itself with ‘a country in a state’ model

Maharashtra promotes itself with ‘a country in a state’ model

December 2, 2019

Maharashtra Tourism has been vigorously promoting tourism in the state and in order to strengthen their outreach in east India, they conducted a roadshow in Kolkata.

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Brune Poirson en Inde pour le sommet de l’Alliance solaire internationale

Brune Poirson en Inde pour le sommet de l’Alliance solaire internationale

November 2, 2019

La secrétaire d’État auprès de la ministre de la Transition écologique et solidaire, Brune Poirson, était en visite en Inde, du 30 octobre au 1er novembre, afin de coprésider, le 31 octobre, avec le ministre de l’Électricité et des Énergies renouvelables d’Inde, Ra...

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Indian tourists in France

Indian tourists in France

September 19, 2019

Long a must destination for Indian leisure travellers on their European sojourn, France is now becoming important even for other segments of tourism business, thanks to continuous innovations and niche activities.

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