Shona Adhikari
The writer is an author and a former art gallery owner
My Stories
Sculpture Park opens at Nahargarh Fort

There are a large number of forts scattered across India. Over the past month I seem to have written about a number of them and now I find there is one more fort that needs to be written about.

The sights of Visakhapatnam

I  visited Visakhapatnam, the port that handles over thirty-five million tons of cargo in the country, for the first time, not too long ago.

For a Tasste of Retro Restaurants Visit Kolkata’s Mocambo

With Christmas not so far away, I had the sudden urge to walk down Park Street — which can be counted on to don Christmas decorations and become a hub of gayety within the next few days.  As I

GWALIOR - ‘The Pearl of Hind’

Madhya Pradesh, the ancient land of Malwa, is India’s largest state.

Cuisine from the Golden Sands of Rajasthan

Fossils of plants have been found on the rocks of Barmer and Jaisalmer and the forests now turned into stone, tell us that that the sea covered this land that was known as ‘Marusthali’ – the land o

Rampur and the Mahaseer

I remember being surprised by the presence of fish on the coat of arms of a number of princely states, until I learnt that the fish represented was the famous Himalayan Mahseer.

A Last Glimpse

Actor Tom Alter, who  passed away at the comparatively young age of 67 on September 29 in Mumbai, left behind a huge number of grieving fans, who can now see their favourite actor in one more

When the Tiger roared in Bangalore

The roar of the Tiger of Mysore, died down more than  268 years ago, with the advent of the British in 1799,  but  despite all the hullabaloo about celebrating November 10th as Tipu

THE IRANI CAFES OF MUMBAI

One of the most important must-do activities in Mumbai, is a visit to the city’s famous Irani cafes.

Bringing Independent Cinema To The Mountains

The 6th Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) was on again!

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