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Tamralipti - The Ancient Copper Port

Almost forgotten today, the port of Tamralipti played a very important role in spreading Buddhism to South and South East Asia.

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Kumaon: Echoes of the Past

Akshay Chavan reviews Manju Kak’s In The Shadow of The Devi: Kumaon of a Land, a People, a Craft by Niyogi Books

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The First Ladies of Indian Cinema

India’s A-List actresses have a small but brave group of women to thank for paving the way for their superstardom. Catch the story of India’s pioneering actresses, who defied social convention in favour of fame and ‘notoriety’

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Bodh Gaya: Keeping The Faith

Did you know that till 150 years ago, even people living in the villages around Bodh Gaya knew little about its significance? Today it is one of the biggest pilgrim centers around the world. Here is the story of how it was ‘rediscovered’ in colonial India.