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Canada on a high: Overwhelming views of nature’s snow-laced wonders in the Rockies

The sheer magnificence of nature’s snow-laced wonders in and around the picturesque Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies are overwhelmingly breathtaking.

Published on 2nd December 2019
Volunteers pile up damaged books from renowned bookstore 'Acqua Alta' (High Water) after flooding in Venice, Italy  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Venice’s book stores and libraries 'gravely damaged' by worst floods in over 50 years

The Italian government issued an international appeal for donations to help repair damage to the centuries-old city’s rich cultural heritage after Tuesday’s floods, which were the worst in decades

Published on 16th November 2019
Alicia Keys (Image: Internet)

Fifteen-time winner Alicia Keys set to return as the host of 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

Fifteen-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and global superstar Alicia Keys will return as host of the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.

Published on 15th November 2019
A pub in London (Photo: Atreyo Mukhopadhyay)

Looking beyond cricket: Fresh off the Ashes and World Cup season, we get a whiff of life in London

Fresh off a hectic Ashes season, and in the aftermath of a whirlwind cricket World Cup season, we get a whiff of life in London.

Published on 30th September 2019
Sarah Jacob Cohen

When history knocks on your door: Preserving a fading history of the Jews of Kochi 

The story of Kochi’s Jews needs to be retold for the future.

Published on 25th September 2019
Durga Puja

Durga Puja special: Watch out for these 12 landmark Pujas in Kolkata

Continuing our series on the pandals to watch out for, we give you, the dazzling dozen

Published on 20th September 2019
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From Hiroshima to Jallianwala Bagh and Chernobyl, these dark tourist spots will have you rethink your travel plans 

Regions where innumerable casualties, extreme cases of human abuse, and uncontrollable freak accidents once occurred now fall into a niche tourism bracket.

Published on 30th August 2019
Apocalypse Now Final Cut (Chas Gerretsen/Nederlands Fotomuseum/Zoetrope Corp via AP)

The big interview: Francis Ford Coppola on his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, 40 years later

If filmmaking is a war, then Apocalypse Now was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo.

Published on 13th August 2019
MF Husain - That Obscure Object of Desire

DAG raises INR 2.79 crore in second fundraiser charity gala at Taj Palace, New Delhi

The results of DAG’s auction, held at a well-attended black-tie charity dinner hosted by the Taj Palace, New Delhi, on August 09, greatly exceeded the expectations and estimates. 

Published on 10th August 2019
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In Place Of, a play about memory, violence and art

Graphic violence

Published on 8th August 2019
Medieval jousting brought up-to-date (Jim Holden/English Heritage via AP)

Jousting for Olympics? Video review technology, new rules seek to update medieval sport

Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting.

Published on 31st July 2019
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin (AP Photo, File)

A story untold: When Hawaii greeted Apollo 11 astronauts on first stop back from the moon

Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and Michael Collins' trip to the moon concluded with a stay in Hawaii.

Published on 29th July 2019
A view of Yamuna River (File Photo: IANS)

Home to three world heritage sites, pollution levels in Agra remain shocking

The air pollution level in the Taj Trapezium Zone continues to remain alarming, affecting both humans and stones.

Published on 23rd July 2019
Sheki Khan's Palace, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list

The historic city of Sheki, located at a short five-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku, has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Vikram Paralkar

On a fever pitch: Vikram Paralkar compiles ‘imagined, surreal diseases’ in The Afflictions

A book of ‘imagined, surreal diseases’ in Renaissance-era Europe sits at the heart of Vikram Paralkar’s The Afflictions.

Published on 16th July 2019

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