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A poetry in stone: Ranakpur

“Behen ji, ek shawl pehan lo….mandir me jaane nahi denge aapko!” You see, I was wearing a sleeveless kurti with chudidaar leggings and no dupatta…. At the ticket window of Ranakpur Jain […]

To chill(!!) at Nainital….

In India we have a rich collection of stories for almost everything including names of cities, lakes, rivers, mountains, gods, goddesses, festivals, forests…. According to one such mythological story, the Goddess Sati […]

In search of Diamonds at the ‘Shepherd’s Hill’

The first thing that I learnt was that all the world-famous huge diamonds…..the Darya-e-Nur, the Koh-i-noor, Hope Diamond, the Regent Diamond all were excavated from Golkonda mines! The fort city once, was an important […]