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End of the Line for India’s Ambassdor

Impervious to history or nostalgia, waits for no one and marches relentlessly on.

Heaven at Sea

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 islands at the intersection of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Its 8 sq mile of territory is inhabited by 380,000 residents. Port Blair, the capital, is connected to Chennai by air.

Books & the Baboos

Boi Para, Kolkata’s historic College Street, is the world’s biggest and oldest second hand book mart functioning since 1850.

Retail Chains Open Up India's Dental Market

The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.

Indian Travellers Pursue Solo Dreams

A road trip comes with an experience that is culturally enriching. You connect with local people, see vibrant cultures and meet good and bad people.

Come All Ye Faithful

Dreams of moksha lure hundreds of thousands to Gangasagar every year.

The Fading Lanterns of Tangra

By 1947, the Chinese population in Chinatown had swelled to 23,000. As recently as 1966, an estimated 15,000 Chinese lived in the enclave; but their numbers have dwindled to under 2,000 now.

The Last Indian Village

Chitkul enjoys the distinction of being the last inhabited Indian village along the border.

Lone Gray Wolf: Black & White’s Last Stand

The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.

The Western Face of Tibet

Even as Buddhism captures the imagination of the West, the West is capturing the hearts of Tibetans in Dharamsala, the capitol of Tibetans in exile, notwithstanding the Dalai Lama’s frequent exhortations against Tibetans losing their identity.

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