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  • The Aryan conundrum

    At 96, archaeologist B B Lal continues to uncover facts about the Vedic people and other ancient civilisations, writes Rekha….

  • An island tale

    Dotted with white-chalk cliffs, pristine beaches and Gothic architecture, Germany’s biggest island Rügen is in a league of its own….

  • United colours of Nagaland

    Endowed with primeval beauty, Nagaland is home to diverse indigenous tribes and unique traditional practices and beliefs. Bordering Myanmar, this….

  • ‘Actors never age; they merely mature’

    Bengali actor Lolita Chatterjee recently made a comeback with her moving performance in Jonaki. Partha Mukherjee believes her best is….

  • For the love of Urdu

    Known for her prolific writing, Rakshanda Jalil is a litterateur of eminence. As a critic and literary historian, her body….

  • The terracotta army

    Xi’an, one of the oldest surviving cities, is not just home to clay warriors but a melting pot of past….