Back to nature for natural health

We are a hygiene and health conscious society, increasingly depending on packaged foods, mineral water and aerated drinks. Well, what of it? Is health by our side now? Juices in tetrapak, water treated by reverse osmosis, and the rest of our health

10 June, 2008 | Views: 4583


Hill trains of India - Riding high

North East, Ride in the hills

Trains through the Swiss Alps can wait awhile as travellers take joy rides on toy trains across the picturesque Indian terrain. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), a UNESCO World Heritage Site was an engineering marvel on a 2 ft

03 June, 2008 | Views: 22673

Vrindavan celebrates the season of love

Jaipur temple, Vrindavan, India

Vrindavan’s festival calendar keeps busy. In the township where God came to love and be loved as Sri Radha-Krishna, the season of love never ends. It may be the peak of summer, but Vrindavan is as popular a destination as ever.

02 June, 2008 | Views: 23853

Exploring Palace-town Orchha - Madhya Pradesh, India

Jehangir Mahal, Orccha, Madhya Pradesh

If you take the road from Khajuraho to Jhansi, you can't miss this palace cum temple town's skyline to your left as you cross River Betwa. It is fascinating, even from that distance, to say the least. Orccha is 18 km from Jhansi, but seems a world

01 June, 2008 | Views: 13989

Weekend at Khajuraho and Ken River Sanctuary

Khajuraho temples, India

The 1100 years old temples of Khajuraho are reason enough for a visit to Madhya Pradesh, India. I caught up with history and nature in all its sculpted glory here. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is an interesting destination for weekend

30 May, 2008 | Views: 9026

A view of China from the Indian side

Beijing

Indian educationist, Dr Urvashi Sahni shares her experience of China - the land of plenty. An invitation from Microsoft Research, Asia got her a glimpse of the Chinese education system, along with the regular tourist attractions - The Great Wall of

25 May, 2008 | Views: 18895



Swami Vivekananda At the Twentieth Century Club of Boston, U. S. A.

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