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Banarasi sari, the royal fabric of Banaras, a dying art

A recent interview in The Hindu about the famed Banarasi sari, and the CSR effort of the TAJ Group of Hotels (part of the socially conscientious Tata Group) in keeping the age-old ancient weaving art alive, brought back memories of … Continue reading

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Feeling the presence of Shakti @ Durga Puja @ Kolkata

Durga Puja in Calcutta (or Kolkata as it is known now) has been captured and portrayed very romantically and beautifully in many a popular Bollywood movie, not to mention vernacular movies. In fact I would go as far as to … Continue reading

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The call of the East

   This is a great time of the year to be in India.  Most parts of the country, particularly North India, Eastern India and many parts of South and Western India are already in throes of festivities, especially those celebrating … Continue reading

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