Art & Culture

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The Potential of Animation for Tourism Industry

The tourism industry is discovering that animation can be a perfect medium to explore these concepts in depth and attract new customers and visitors.
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The Kolkatan obsession with Coffee House

Kolkata Coffee House has been a constant place for people of all ages to gather, sip on coffee and munch on food while discussing every topic under the sun
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Decoding Superstitions in India: Logic-Based Rituals or Symbol of Ignorance?

Author – Shivalik Raha India – a huge country situated in the heart of Asia and endowed with a diverse terrain right from the Himalayas...
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Why Moving to Hyderabad Was the Best Decision of My Life

Hyderabad is known as the “City of Pearls,” offers top quality living standards, has its culture intact and has relatively lower crime than other cities of India.
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Water Conservation Lessons from Ancient Stepwells in India – Part II

Ancient Indian Stepwell is a scientific technique to store rainwater, later used at the time of famine. However, the medieval kingdoms of Indian subcontinent constructed these stepwells
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Ancient Indian Stepwells Show us the Way to Conserve Water – Part I

To survive drought conditions, stepwells were built across the country and the best are compiled here by well-known stepwell traveller, Jatin Chhabra
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‘Tea’totaller: Learning the Art of Making Tea

Author – Gulraj Singh Bedi I spent the entire Saturday evening learning the art of making tea. Yes, you heard it right, I was learning...
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Shimoga Hosts Ambegalu 2 Short Film Festival

There was such hype about Ambegalu 2 Short Film Festival that I had to attend it. Ambegalu indicates the first steps taken by a film director or an actor
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Uttar Pradesh Culture – A microcosm of Multicultural India

Despite all the chaos, I surmise Uttar Pradesh is the cultural foundation of India where the multi-hued Indian culture has blossomed from times immemorial
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Tuloni Biya: A Moment To Rejoice Menstruation?

In our country where topics like menstruation is considered a big taboo, the Tuloni Biya ceremony shows there are few places where it is celebrated

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