On 11th September 2007, a statue of Rani Chenamma was unveiled at the Parliament House Complex by President Pratibha Patil.
It was the end of March and summer was upon us when I decided to make a visit to Kaithoon, in a quest for Kota saris.
You may well ask, “how on earth did you get to meet a Bollywood Dresswala?
With its exotic beaches and sacred shrines, as a tourist getaway, Gokarna has been discovered rather recently.
The very first time that I tasted the unique Burmese speciality ‘Khau Suey’, was when Bibi my talented niece offered me a bowl of what looked like soup, almost 25 years ago.
Among the most enjoyable ways to reach Ooty, the southern hill station in the Nilgiris, is by the famous Toy Train. The breeze becomes cooler as the train chugs along slowly on its narrow gau
We enter through the famous Buland Darwaza or ‘Gate of Magnificence’—said to be the highest gateway in Asia—into the courtyard of a magnificent mosque, the Jama Masjid. Also in the courtyard
Mount Abu located on the Aravali Hills at a height of 1220 metres, is one of India’s busiest hill stations throughout the year.
In recent years, the famous India Film Institute in Pune — responsible for nurturing so many of India’s most famous stars — has been under a rather dark cloud.
Ladakh, a repository of cultural and religious influences from mainland India, Tibet and Central Asia, has often been referred to as ‘the roof of the world’.