Iron Makers of the Past

The story of iron making in India reaches back into the recesses of the past to times when communities evolved their own techniques of...

Mystic Indian Dynasty With an Eye For Art – Chandellas

The Chandellas ruled over a region once known as Jejakabhukti (Bundelkhand of the present day) from circa 830 CE to 1302 CE, according to...

9 Facts to help you understand the Durga Pujo

The banks of the River Hugli resound with the enthusiastic chants of ‘Bolo Durga Maiki Jai’ (Glory be to Mother Durga) as devotees carry...

Plateau of a Million Flowers: Kaas

A stunning spectacle of nature Twenty-five kms from the bustling city of Satara lies a pristine ecosystem nestled in the Sahyadri Mountains. Known as the...

Turmeric: The Golden Spice

Turmeric is the original multi-purpose product – cook with it, use it as disinfectant, use it in cosmetics and even dye clothes with it....

How Black Pepper became the Global Flavour

Native to the monsoon rainforests of Kerala, black pepper, a sun-dried berry of the pepper vine, is one of the earliest known, and most...

Chanakya: The man behind the force of power

Although there is scant information on the life of this man, he nevertheless is remembered as the master of statecraft and the wizard of...

Spiritual Uprising done Right- Ashoka

The Edicts speak All the edicts reveal that Ashoka was conversant with Pali Tipitaka. He often quotes sentences and phrases such as ‘Kalyanam dukkaram’ (it...

The Renaissance Man – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore is today more than a legend. He is, in fact, an intrinsic part of the very fabric of the Bengali identity, representative...