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India's biggest temple turns 1000

The historic town of Thanjavur is getting ready for festivities as its world-famous Big Temple, an edifice of the great Chola kingdom, turns 1000. The Tamil Nadu government is planning many......

Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths.......

Is Sabrimala ready for Trupti Desai?

Trupti Desai and her Bhumata Brigade are unshakeable in their belief that women can and should go everywhere. Their fight has earned women the right to enter the inner sanctums of the Shani......

ALERT! The Chinese are wiping out Tibet

The world must hang its head in shame for being a mute spectator to the 'cultural holocaust' in Tibet, says Major General Mrinal Suman (retd), who visited Tibet recently. IMAGE: Activists dressed......

The life and times of a modern princess

'As Indians we have pride, as Rajasthanis we have pride and as Rajputs we have pride.''I am not a fan of the static tradition. As long as it is dynamic, you don't have to go from tradition to......

World's 20 best architectural marvels

The World Architecture Festival is one of the world's largest global architectural awards programme. It is a unique meeting point for architects, suppliers and clients, attracting hundreds of......

Why Gujarat's 'GIFT' is doomed to fail

GIFT is a financial centre almost entirely devoid of bankers and, indeed, of people, finds Rahul Jacob. Image: Lobby of Tower 1 featured an "Experience Zone" with unmanned stalls featuring......

How Mumbai Metro is building its brand

Image: Mumbai Metro I. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Mumbai Metro is branding its way into the commuters' daily routine; a novel idea for a city always on the move  Raju......

The world's 10 most amazing railway stations

1. Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Germany) Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Central Station) is one of the biggest and most beautiful railway stations in Europe. An architectural wonder, it is Europe's......

Colourful times for paints industry

The Indian paints industry is likely to piggyback the increased activity in the housing sector and higher sales of automobiles and two-wheelers as well as consumer durables, thanks to rising......

When Abhishek got upset with his father

'I may have been six, but children at that age are aware that there is something called death. I was petrified for Pa, but tried not to show it. I would pray every night, begging for his recovery,......

The man who wanted to save cinema

P K Nair, the legendary founder-director of the National Film Archive of India, passed away into the ages on March 4. He was 86. Nairsaab had dedicated his life to restoring and archiving films,......

PIX: Taj Mahal's love affair with the West

Agra's Taj Mahal is the eighth wonder in the world and so, when an international celebrity is paying a visit to India or is passing by, tries to squeeze in a quick visit to the historical monument......

Get ready to watch Midnight's Children

After having eluded half a dozen efforts over last two decades to make it into a film, Salman Rushdie's acclaimed novel Midnight's Children is getting a big push. Deepa Mehta will produce and......

'Indo, Pak govts will not gain from Pinjar'

The first thing that strikes you about Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi is his immense knowledge of Indian history and literature. His eyes light up and his voice becomes animated as he......
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An inside look at South India's famed Tirupati temple

The temple which attracts 60,000 to 70,000 devotees per day, making it the most visited in the world, opened its door for the first time giving... ...

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How to Get an Invite onto the World’s Biggest Megayacht

It takes a lot of good business to be able to afford a megayacht. But owning one is very, very bad business, according to Aaron Simpson, founder... ...

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Why the Kochi Biennale is a must visit

Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera shares his impressions from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's landmark artistic extravaganza. Kochi these days is... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/why-the-kochi-biennale-is-a-must-visit/20170315.htm
Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-the-most-wonderful-and-weird-moments-courtesy-sony-world-photography/20170301.htm
Meet Reema Abbasi, the only Pakistani writer who attended Jaipur Lit Fest

Much as Pakistani writers are loved in India, Reema Abbasi was the only writer from across the border who found herself gracing the 10th edition of... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/meet-reema-abbasi-the-only-pakistani-writer-who-attended-jaipur-lit-fest-1485792502.html

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