Bamyan (Afghanistan), Jan 18 When the Gunbadak hilltops are snow-capped, covering their usual mud and dust, dozens of children flock to the peak which lies 30 minutes away from Bamyan city, the capital of central Bamyan province, to enjoy skiing, a fun-filled pursuit not often associated with the conflict-ridden country.
A couple of years ago, a friend accused me of being really slow on the uptake, so I called him last night. Yep, I said.
New Delhi, Jan 8 In a city known as a gastronomical heaven with so many multi-cuisine outlets, it is difficult to find delightful fine diners hinging on the concept of comfort foods. There are a couple of them that now offer such heartening fare, and adding to the lot is the newly-launched Capital Kitchen that has replaced Kafe Fontana at the poolside of the Taj Palace Hotel.
From her troubled teenage years to being a social activist working for the rights of the transgender community, Sharmila (name changed to protect identity), 44, has come a long way.
If I were a woman I would draw one eyebrow way higher than the other and spend my whole life looking wildly sceptical about everything.
It is easy to preach, hard to practise. Though, as a doctor, I pretty much practise what I preach, there are instances that knuckles me to the fact that I am still human!
New Delhi, Jan 2 India's largest artist ghetto, Kathputli Colony, is a curious chapter in Delhi's book of shanty clusters. While demolitions and displacements are a constant fear in most slums, the rich artistic heritage and the ethereal way of living with a sense of community and cultural ethos are what sets it apart from others of its kind.
Chandigarh, Jan 1 It is an act of kindness and gratitude, but veiled in anonymity.
New Delhi, Dec 31 Sipping a oreo chocolate shake accompanied by a thick chicken patty smashed between buns or experimenting with the flavours of Indian regional cuisine -- a culinary visit to any eat-out remained incomplete without the foodporn and foodgasm hashtags, making 2016 a tummy-blessed foodilicious year.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO MOTORISTS If I turn on the windscreen wipers of a rental car, this indicates that I am turning right or left; please memorise.