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“Tibetans, despite being deprived of freedom and living in fear and insecurity, have been able to maintain their unique Tibetan identity and cultural values.” – Dalai Lama After China annexed Tibet, their spiritual and political leader Dalai Lama was granted refuge by India, where the Tibetan people formed a government in exile in the green...
Shouvik Bisai recalls a memorable trip through Karnataka, watching sunset by the river and local children surfing, and making sure he had his camera handy at all times to capture the moments
Beginnings are mostly, if not always, complemented by dicey situations and a lot of anxiety. For as long as I can remember I’ve been dreaming of a solo road trip with my own vehicle. I’ll begin right from the start. I bought a second hand motorbike which rode smooth only six months back. I had...
From kaleidoscope to 3D animation, and gramophones to surround sound, the newly opened National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) is an engrossing, well-told story of 100 years of the one of the world’s largest film industries. In February this year, students of journalism and AV production visited the NMIC in Mumbai as a part of...
“We live in a policy disconnect in India” “It’s India v/s Bharat now” “The urban elites can never form policies for the rural good” Such phrases have become increasingly commonplace in the country whenever one discusses governance and policy making at large. It isn’t without reason though. India’s policy makers, often entrenched in their air...
Mr. Bachchan brought in humor, emotions and stories as the show went on. I remember Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone resounding in my living room as he asked the nervous contestant “lock kar diya jaye?” I remember the excitement I felt as the famous theme song of the show played behind the image of the most iconic...