Ziro Festival of Music 2015 : The Journey of My Life

The Ziro Festival of Music is one of the best outdoor music festivals in India. It’s held in Hong Village in Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh which is home to the Apatani tribe. The local Apatani people here claim Hong Village as the 2nd [...]

Mukti Bhawan : Moksha : Banaras

Have you helped some one to die? No I am not talking about euthanasia. In fact I am talking about a hostel cum home were you can come and die i.e “Mukti Bhawan”. Varanasi holds an important place in Hindu mythology. Being the oldest [...]

Delhi Through The Eyes of A Refugee

The Partition of India in 1947 marked the birth of two modern nation-states and the end of British colonialism in South Asia. The move towards the ‘two nation solution’ was accompanied by an unprecedented mass migration (over twelve [...]

Death & Dosh Culture of Japan

Life and death is a part of one’s existence. Death is inevitable as known to everyone. We all have imagined life after death and have our own interpretations of it, for which religion media and writers play a major part in the formulation [...]

Chennai Becomes the 7th Indian City to have Metro Rail

In April 2008, the Planning Commission approved the plans for developing a Metro Rail system in Chennai. But construction did not begin until about a year later. The next 6 years were quite knotty for all commuters in this major metropolitan [...]

Ambubachi Mela in Kamakhya Temple

Ambubachi Mela is an annual Hindu Festival held at the very famous Kamakhya Temple, atop Nilachal Hills in the city of Guwahati in the Northeastern state of Assam. This age old festival is celebrated during the monsoon season in the Assamese [...]

Earthquake causes extensive damage to pagodas and monuments of Nepal

  Apart from other casualties and destructions, the earthquake has also caused extensive damage to the monuments of Nepal. Many of the ancient pagodas are now reduced to stumps covered by debris and rubble. One of the major collapses is [...]
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iPad Error Causes Grounding of American Airline Jets

A minor malfunction in an iPad software caused grounding of several planes of American Airlines. The app was used by pilots and co-pilots to see the flight plans. AA says that it is still investigating the issue and will find the cause of the [...]
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Bihu: The Festival and Culture of Assam

The word Bihu is basically derived from the language of Dimasa Kacharis, which is considered as the agricultural community in the state of Assam in India since ages. The word Bihu was earlier termed as “Bishu” which meant mostly [...]
Akshardham Mandir : An Epitome of Excellence

Akshardham Mandir : An Epitome of Excellence

Akshardham Temple in New Delhi epitomizes 10,000 years of Indian culture, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It showcases the ancient architectures, traditions and spiritual messages in India. The construction of this Grand architecture took about 5 [...]