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Long waits, overcrowding, fear of Covid-19…

Mini-buses running full capacity, hours of wait for a bus, office-goers in the Capital find themselves struggling to reach their workplace with the ever-present fear of contagion during the pandemic…

An iconic museum

A trip to the Corbett Tiger Reserve brings alive the many shades of Jim Corbett’s life on his 143rd birthday A Britisher in India, an army man with a moustache,…

Poetry in stone

Mahabalipuram is an amazing open art gallery of rock-cut temples and magnificent sculptures, suggesting several sagas from Hindu mythology Remember reading about Mahabalipuram in school? This coastal town had an…

LISTLESS IN LEIPZIG

A BACKPACKER’S ACCOUNT OF AN EVENING WITH THE NON-CONFORMIST SENSITIVE YOUTH WHO HANG OUT ON PAVEMENTS ALL NIGHT IN A GHETTO-LIKE QUARTER OF THE UNIVERSITY TOWN OF LEIPZIG Leipzig is…

Quaint, timeless

In the sleepy Himachal village of Garli, time comes to a standstill. Part of the heritage zone, it is home to architectural marvels where tales are lost in rubble There…

BOHEMIA UNPLUGGED

Out in the streets of Europe, there is a underground life where rebels without a cause recreate the swinging sixties I have been backpacking to Europe, at least once a…

SCENIC SPOTS THIS SUMMER

With holidays around the corner, here are five places close to Delhi that make you forget the madding crowd 1. Mangar Bani & Sohna On the Gurugram-Faridabad highway there is…

WELCOME TO STONE AGE KASHMIR

Situated not far from Srinagar in Burzahom, the Valley’s oldest proof of human existence is a story waiting to be told After driving some 16 km north-east of Srinagar, past…