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Princess Remembered At Rambagh Palace

by Ipsita Ganguli

Dear Maharani Gayatridevi, I visited your home the other day. Stayed over. A guest in what once used to be your home. Beautifully done over. Graciously maintained. ...

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The Gateway Resort, Damdama Lake

by Ipsita Ganguli

How does it feel to wake up to vast stretches of verdant greens with the cawing and cooing of a hundred different birds? A large tamarind tree stands in front of the verandah, its branches ...

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Taking A Break To The Maithon Dam

by Piu Sur

Monsoon sky and the road ahead. This was the right time to take a short break from Kolkata and drive off. As we sped along the highway and crossed Asansol we saw open cast mines on the side of the ...

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Rishikesh White-Water Rafting: An Unforgettable Experience

by Ritusmita Biswas

Rishikesh over the years have turned into the ideal place for spiritual seekers especially with the firangis or the foreigners who visit the orient to learn about karmic laws and spirituality. This...

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Shreyas – A Soul Nourishing Experience

by Priya Virmani

‘At the still point, there the dance is’ – if there is a place that guides you gently to arrive at this ‘stillness’ as beautifully crystallized in words by the poet T.S Eliot, it is Shrey...

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Northeast Diaries-My Surreal Trip To Cherrapunji, Meghalaya-A Slice Of Heaven On Earth!

by Munmi Barthakur

Amongst the numerous beautiful places in India, I feel one must include a trip to the North-East! And what better than Cherrapunji, the wettest place in the world! It holds the world record for the...

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North East Diaries-Music In Our Blood!

by Munmi Barthakur

People from North Eastern India, I must say have music running through their blood! Deeply embedded in our very souls, music creates the fabric of the DNA of this land. To take you briefly through ...

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Trials And Tribulations In Tadoba

by Supriya Newar

Tadoba happened on two accounts: pretty much on an impulse and on online flight reservations from Calcutta to Nagpur working out cheap. My primary reason to say yes to it other than my wanderlust...

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Bengali Cuisine In Our Millennium City-Gurgaon!

by Munmi Barthakur

Who would have thought Bengali cuisine would carve a niche in our Millennium city, Gurgaon! Earlier we would head over to Chittaranjan Park, a mini Kolkata, for samplin...

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Fun And Games

by Mukul and Shilpa Gupta

That man is so bony, he shouldn’t be allowed to participate, we think. There has been a barrage of participants before him − tall and short, heavy and burly, middle...

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Battle Of The Bands 2017

by Simi Suri

The North-Eastern states are well reputed for their love of western music and for being the hotbed of musical talent.  Meghalaya, in particular, is the cradle for imme...

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North-East Diaries: The Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival In Shillong

by Munmi Barthakur

"Picture perfect" is the phrase apt for North-East India in my mind-but, sadly, the North-East is a somewhat neglected or rather untapped region in our country. A dep...

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