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INDIA- A Paradigm of Diversity

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As rightly quoted by French scholar Romain Rolland “If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India”. But why to visit India? There are at least thousands of prompt individual reasons to do so. Rich art &culture, age old heritage, scenic beauty, wonderful wildlife and so on. This article may not summarise the vast diversified indigenous spheres of extraordinarily deviant country but one can surely get a glimpse of its aura, but little differently. Few aberrant things which will leave anyone awestruck. Lath mar Holi – Tradition of beating with sticks Holi is Read more

Aashna Hashmi is a budding fashion designer and hails from Wadsa, a small town near Nagpur, Maharashtra. She is a young dynamic 20 year old girl, born on 21st September 1997.  She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Designing from INIFD, Nagpur while she did her schooling from Christanand School, Brahmapuri and continued her college from Janta College, Chandrapur. Aashna had a very normal childhood and a very normal family.She loves playing cricket with her brother and is the apple of his eye. She is also very fond of cooking. On asking her about her inspiration on the choice of her career, she says she wanted to do something different. Mostly all the elders in her family are Read more

It is a very simple and easy traditional recipe. You can use any kind of small fish (choto mach) for this recipe. I used mustard paste in this recipe. If you are living overseas, you can use hot English mustard paste to make handy. Very small fish is also known as bhujia fish • 300 gm Punti fish (cut and cleaned) • 1 Onion finely sliced • 1 tablespoon mustard paste • 1 teaspoon chopped Garlic • 2-4 Green chillies sliced • 1 teaspoon roasted Cumin Powder(optional) • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder • 1 tablespoon Coriander Leaves chopped • 1 bay leaf • 2 tables oil Mustard Oil or vegetable oil • Salt to taste 1. Take Read more

ETERNAL WIND CHIME

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My wind chime of peace! The wind would kiss you tender and resonate the harmony so soothing, so compassionate. Take me to my long lost calm; Revive me to the core, bring back my popping colors; Tuning to your euphony I would sing to the reminiscence of my past glory. My wind chime of hope! In tranquility, you would let me dream, Let me soak in the fascination of the future unrevealed; The beauty in your melody would make me believe more in me and I would stride to taste the sweetness of the dew of fantasy. My wind chime of love! Awaken my dormant desires; Make me believe in your harmony and in the truth of ‘love’; Let me Read more

The Hornbill Festival: Nagaland

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You must visit this awesome festival, at least once, which is held in the month of December every year at Nagaland. In this state, you will see different tribes with their own district ethos and lifestyle. Almost over 18 tribes which are recognized by the government take part in this. It is said that some tribes still live in the core forest and aren’t introduced to the civilization. Naga civilization is a well interweaved and cohesive entity, which lives by ancient tenets, that play the important protagonist in the contemporary life. The monsoon time here is from June to September. Kohima is the capital of this state. Though one can visit Nagaland 365 days a year, but the considered ideal Read more