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Best gifts to give this festive season

The fragrance of flowers, the echo of laughter, the rustle of silks, the delicious sweets and savouries, the joy of ...
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Tulips, camels and dolls – India the land of ...

I have not been too much of a planner, especially as a traveller. While it is a bit adventurous to ...
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Happy Pongal and Sankranti to my readers

There is a festive spirit in the air as India celebrates its harvest festival. I always say there are many ...
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Krishna Jayanthi Bakshanam – A photo feature

India is celebrating – the birthday of one of its own favourite deities – Krishna . Gokulashtami or Krishna Jayanthi ...
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Goa beyond beaches – The Shigmo Festival

I was in Goa a few years ago during spring and I got to see a different Goa beyond the ...
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Pongalo Pongal

Pongal is my favourite dish – both chakkrai or sweet pongal and venn or kara pongal. Incidentally its the only ...