To celebrate Independence Day we bring you off-beat destinations for each state and union territory of India Collecting water chestnuts in metallic, round boats (Image by Piya Bose Desai) #1 CHAMBAL, UTTAR PRADESH The once notorious ... DNA India, 1 week ago
A crimson-beaked blackbird plays hide-and-seek between the waterlily leaves. Jalmurgi, the boatman informs me, wagging his bushy beard. Those pearly birds dipping through the air? Safeda, he mumbles. The hilltop palace across the lake is mahal and ...DNA India, 1 week ago
Patna, Aug. 10: Strong voices are now being raised from the state to bring back the 400kg greenish-grey bowl kept at National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul to Vaishali, which is being claimed to be its place of origin. The bowl, considered to be ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago Evidence of Vaishali link in Buddha bowl Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
Patna, Aug. 9: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has requested the ministry of external affairs to write to the Afghanistan government and ask what is written on the label placed in front of the 400kg greenish-grey granite bowl kept at the ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
Every literate nation should have the epics it deserves. Pakistan already has Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children (among a few others), and now we can add to that illuminating company Kamila Shamsie's new novel, A God in Every Stone . Stretching ...NPR, 3 weeks ago
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