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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......

Secularism under threat like never before: Nayantara Sahgal

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal, who recently returned her 'Sahitya Akademi' Award over the Dadri lynching case, has said secularism is under threat like never before and that individual freedom and......

The odd, crazy world we live in!

These photos prove we live in a truly bizarre world.  Image: A woman wearing a bikini tops up fuel at a petrol station in Kiev, Ukraine. One of the largest networks of petrol stations in......

'I am a Tamil-speaking Muslim, I wanted to know my roots'

Yaadhum is a documentary that talks about how Islam spread in South India through trade. The film recently won the Bronze Remi award at the 48th World Fest in Houston. The maker of Yaadhum,......

Nek Chand, creator of Chandigarh's famed Rock Garden, dead

Nek Chand, the creator of the iconic Rock Garden who has amazed people for decades with his unique sculptures made from waste, died at a hospital on Friday following cardiac arrest. The......

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/ 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......

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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A man on a mission to revamp Indian cinema

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 For 48 year old Sohan Roy , a naval architectural engineer turned film personality, there is just one thing in mind:... ...
What to see in Hampi

Hampi is known for its gorgeous architecture, preserved temples and monuments, palaces and market streets. Ideal for a weekend get-away, there are... ...
Reimagining our lost rivers

Reclaiming our rivers could initiate a new imagination of Indian cities and begin a process of conserving their bio-diversity Right from... ...
Macao Light Festival 2015 Journey of Lights promises a dazzling December

To support Macao's goal to develop into a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure, radiate its destination glamour and add a festive vibe in town, the... ...
Longacres Garden Centre Ltd. Introduces the Lemax Christmas Village Collection

Longacres Garden Centre is one of the leading distributors of Lemax Village Collection in Southeast England. They provide an array of figurines and... ...

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