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Visiting Indian Homes

Stay in India long enough, and you’re bound to get yourself invited to an Indian home for a taste of intimate Indian hospitality. Invitations may reach you formally (a dinner date with the family, set a week ahead of time) or, most likely, informally – perhaps just a “Hey, why don’t you drop by my...
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Telengana : The 29th state of India

On June 2nd, 2014 the new state of Telangana separated from Andhra Pradesh came into being with Hyderabad as its capital city. William Dalrymple rightly said in his book ‘White Mughals’ : “ Hyderabad has always had a strange way with her conquerors. In defeat, she beckons them in, then slowly seduces, assimilates and transforms...
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Being a Girl in Delhi

Delhi is a peculiar city with peculiar mannerisms. It never was easier to have love-hate relationship with a city! While it can be extremely warm and welcoming, it can, at the same time be extremely unfriendly and paradoxically enough, un-welcoming, especially towards girls. Ingrid Ferlo, from Belize, who is a student of Literature in the...
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City of Spices : Calicut

The globe-trotter Ibn Batuta (A.D. 1342–47) said: “We came next to Kalikut, one of the great ports of the district of Malabar, and in which merchants of all parts are found.” Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is the third largest city in the state of Kerala (a.k.a God’s Own Country) on the Malabar Coast. Once...
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