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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......

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......

Temples where non-Hindus are not allowed

A decision by the trustee board of the famous Somnath temple in Gujarat has put it out-of-bounds for non-Hindus. The authorities have decided against entry to people following other faiths without......

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......

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......

The new republic of Bihar

The foetid smell of sweat, raw onions, garlic and mustard oil rises in the still, humid air of 1, Anne Marg as thousands collect in the sweltering heat to meet the chief minister of Bihar.This is......

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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Beauty, brawn and fine wine in Iran

Poetry, fashion, and nose-jobs in a deeply contradictory country The Naqsh-e-Jahan square in Isfahan, Iran. Photo: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Hefty... ...
Explore The High-Flying World Of Drone Cinema In A New AXS TV Special Covering The Best Of The New York City Drone Film Festival On Wed. Oct. 21 At 11pE

Comments LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV puts the spotlight on a new and innovative brand of filmmaking, with an exclusive... ...
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... ...
Jerusalem celebrates cultural tourism

The city's development authority will join other exhibitors on the Israel Government Tourism Office stand at World Travel Market London 2015 to... ...
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