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Travelling in the Subcontinent

Wherever I may roam - Travelling in literature

Pic Courtesy: - Thinkstock What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far? Can we ascribe it to the human fascination to visit new places, see how other people live, or obtain ..., 3 days ago
Travelling in the Subcontinent Indiatimes, 3 days ago
Wherever I may roam: Travelling in the … Yahoo! India, 4 days ago

Gangaridai, the wellspring of Bangladesh

The verdant and fertile lands that are now Bangladesh, owe a great deal to nature, and to mankind's harnessing of its natural forces and phenomena for their own benefit. Rich in heritage and diversity of cultures, the natural result of human ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago

The poetic one

Asit Kumar Haldar (1890-1974) is not just a Bengal School artist. Even the 55 items on display at the Victoria Memorial portrait gallery till July 27 give only a glimpse of his varied interests. It does not show him as the nationalist who gifted 200 ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago

Why historians feel the destruction of 1.5 lakh government files is akin to the Taliban destruction of the Bamiyan Buddha statues

“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.” - Ray Bradbury In a development reminiscent of the Dark Ages and the era of marauding barbarian conquerors, India's Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has destroyed some 150,000 files ...
 DNA1 month ago

Fab fabric adornments

Chikankari craft, involving delicate and artistic hand embroidery on various fabrics like cotton, muslin, silk, chiffon, organdy, organza and doriya, has its origin in the city of Lucknow. Well, the art of Chikankari has come a long way and can be ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

The West's lust for India

From the Greek seafarer Scylax in 500 BC to the Beatles in 1968, there is a long history of foreign visitors being drawn to India. Many have come in search of the exotic or the other, an idea of India that persists despite the best efforts of Edward ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Ganges: Lifeline of Indian Subcontinent

Ganga at Banaras Kaushal Kishore | Follow @HolyGanga The civilisation and culture developed on the banks of the Ganga and Yamuna are riparian since ancient times. The immortal knowledge of the Vedas began to spread in these river basins. The ...
 Bodhita.com1 month ago

Natural resources

by India has a long history of nature writing, going back to some of the earliest literature, including the Rig Veda, which contains several hymns to nature. One of these is addressed to Aranyani, goddess of the forest: Aranyani. Aranyani.
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago
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