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Meet Mysore artist Venkatesh

It is a busy day and the crowds are milling towards the palace in the royal city of Mysore. I ...
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The boats and boat builders of Chellanam Kerala

Xavier doesn’t remember when he made his first boat . He says he was probably a teenager when he learnt ...
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Conversations with monks in Bylakuppe

Cosy , picturesque and quiet – Bylakuppe looks like another village lost to the world. Flanked by mountains, dotted with ...
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Therookoothu -Pondicherry beyond French India

“ Did you see those trees madam ? “ asked my driver as I looked out to see a road ...
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The man who says he has Seen God

It almost sounded like a war cry. Velu threw his hands high up in the air, his head looking upwards ...
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A passionate teacher spreads awareness on the slender loris

I was in Nagavalli ,, a village near Tumkur recently to meet BVG sir aka B V Gundappa , a ...