Tag: Featured

The Chronicles of an Old Indian Postman

A postman, delivering all kinds of messages, had found a significant place in the lives of people back then. But with time, he too faded into oblivion.

The Manja Makers behind Uttarayan

During Uttarayan, a manja maker prepares about 100-250 charkhis every day for kite enthusiasts participating in the International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

Rising Popularity of Mehendi Art in Western Culture

Thanks to globalization, the Indian tradition of Mehndi art had found its way into the Western culture.

Selfies Lovers – You May Not Own ‘Your’ Photos!

Ever doubted the ownership of your own photos. No? Here is what you should know about the copyright of your own photos stored in your camera.

Handlooms of Kerala – Holding onto the Flag of Tradition

Kerala is known for its mundus and kasavu sarees that have been given GI tags to give importance to their uniqueness

Photo Feature – A Unique Dasara Festival at Kulasekharapatnam

Through this photo feature, Vishal Rajendiran narrates his thrilling travel to a different kind of Dasara Festival at Kulasekharapatnam in Tamilnadu.

Taxi Fabric: Decking up Mumbai Taxis

Sanket Avlani, with a group of other enthusiastic designers, has launched a campaign named Taxi Fabric to add up aesthetics to a mundane Mumbai taxi ride

The Aghori Way of Life – Kumbh Mela and Moksha

The worship rituals of Aghoris have captured the interests of religious thinkers and historians for centuries now. Kumbh Mela is the meeting point of Aghori cults across the nation.

Yoga Mudras & Classical Dances A ‘Healthy’ Connection

Here is a stream of hand yoga mudras representing the relation between hand movement and bodily health: Each of these yoga mudras have health benefits.

Reduce-Reuse-Recycle – The Ultimate Mantra for Sustainable Lifestyle

Struggling to adopt eco-friendly ways of living that are difficult... Here are a few tips to Reduce-Reuse-Recycle and adopt a simple sustainable lifestyle

Enchanting Tamil Nadu: of Temples, Art and Diverse Landscape

Tamil Nadu for me is the land of the malli poo (jasmine), pavadai-dhavani (half-saree with skirt) and idli-sambar. Dindugal pootu (locks), Sivakasi pattasu (crackers), Chettinad kara kozhambu (spicy gravy), Madurai malli and Kumbakonam degree coffee are some of the other things that are famous.

Is JNU Grappling with Right-wing Politics?

The alleged anti-national activities in the varsity and the arrest of JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has brought in focus the functioning of the institution of higher learning, which is funded and established by the Government of India.

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