Boi Para, Kolkata’s historic College Street, is the world’s biggest and oldest second hand book mart functioning since 1850.
The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.
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.
Dreams of moksha lure hundreds of thousands to Gangasagar every year.
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.
Chitkul enjoys the distinction of being the last inhabited Indian village along the border.
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.