Category: India

Vocal for Local: Local arts and crafts of India

In a tiny town called Pipli in Odisha, last December, I struck a conversation with a stranger who sat on a tailoring machine, stitching colourful pieces of Appliqué together. We…
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The Hilldaari Movement: Nestle India’s Commitment to Building Sustainable Hilltowns

It is a normal day in the life of Susheela Ji. She walks down the narrow pathway, armed with gloves in her hands, ringing doorbells of homes, collecting waste, and…
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Quirky Wanderer Bride: An Unconventional Pre-wedding shoot

“Do you want to do a cliche, run of the mill, conventional pre-wedding shoot?” I asked my social media-shy fiance, (knowing the answer). “Can I please not be in front…
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Exploring Kutch during Rann Utsav: A complete guide

Folk tunes fill the air as the sun is ready to dive into the infiniteness of the white desert of Kutch. It is a chilly evening but the classic backdrop…
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Humans of Kerala: Human by Nature

I wanted to click the quintessential Kochi photograph at the Chinese fishing nets in Fort Kochi. After much apprehension, I climbed onto a boat to capture the sunset hues against…
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Sarahan and it’s Hidden Valley Of Flowers

I look at the path to the pheasantry in Sarahan skeptically. "Are the birds in cages? "I ask Doreen with a heavy heart as I get out of the vehicle.…
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Barsey Rhododendron Trek in West Sikkim

It was pouring non stop. The wind mercilessly lashing on the tents. I tossed in my sleeping bag, rather uncomfortably waiting for the rain to stop but the rain gods…
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Rediscovering Kochi with Neemrana Towerhouse

The calm was infectious. Sunlight streamed into my room through the blue and white curtains veiling the elegant window. As I tiptoed out of my room barefooted, the wooden floor creaked a…
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A Heritage walk inside the CSMT (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus) Mumbai

Sunlight poured in through the sandstone arches, falling on the vintage Minton flooring with geometrical patterns in the quiet corridors. I am standing in one of the most photographed structures in…
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