The mesmerising hills of Coonoor
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 4

We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3 we talked about driving to Teanest, a place near Coonoor, early in the morning rain to start a 10 kilometre trek. In this episode (4) we talk about the beautiful trek through Singara Estate from the higher reaches of Coonoor to Kurumbadi by the little waterfall which merges into the Bhavani River, overlooking the majestic

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Dining overlooking the Nilgiris
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 1

Have you heard about the land of the Kurumbas? The Kurumbas are one of the three native tribes living in the Nilgiris. Join me on my journey as I explore the places around Kurumba Village. Here’s the first part in this series as I drive through Mettupalayam on a rainy morning, into the sylvan surroundings of Kurumba Village.   Go and watch Part-2 here

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Mining in Outer Space is going to become a reality

Noted English thinker Thomas Malthus famously commented that, ‘ As population would increase geometrically, doubling every 25 years, food production would only grow arithmetically, which would result in famine and starvation, unless births were controlled.’ Though the statement is 220 years old, it still holds credence! But what if we could actually acquire critical resources like water and energy, basic necessities for producing food, without burdening the earth? What if we could procure these items from an

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Mohan Coffee at Kumbakonam
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In Search of the perfect Degree Coffee

Coffee is usually something most of us sign up for at Coffee machines or the small shops, but how about a coffee prepared with a lot of attention and care? Have you heard of the Degree Coffee and the rage it is in a small Kumbakonam (in Tamil Nadu)? I happened to visit Kumbakonam and picked 2 places that my readers would love to see in terms of finding great coffee. But wait. What exactly

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Let Padmavati be released!

Padmavati is one of India’s most anticipated historical films that almost everyone is eagerly waiting to watch. But due to the historical context of the film that deals with the exploits of a Rajput princess against the tyranny of a Muslim conqueror, the film has garnered its fair share of controversy. Groups such as the Shree Rajput Karni Sena (SRKS) and the Rajasthan State Women’s Commission (RSWC) have mobilized in large numbers and have threatened

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5 Rare Halloween Facts You Must Know About

Like most of the holidays that have earned their spot in our hearts, Halloween, much like a lot of festivals in India, has its roots in ancient beliefs. The dark, dreary history of Halloween hides many facts and fables. Here are 5 of such facts that you must know.   Dancing for ‘Treats’ Ancient Halloween tradition involved making you work for candies and treats. Participants would have to go from door to door performing a

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खाना वाकई मे खज़ाना है!

बचपन मे जब मैं खाना नष्ट करता था, तो मेरे परिवार वाले मुझे डांटते और कहते कि,“अन्न नष्ट करने का मतलब है किसी दुसरे को खाने से वांछित करना”। चूँकि मैं छोटा था, मुझे इसका मतलब समझ नहीं आया। जब मैं थोड़ा बड़ा हुआ और दुनिया दारी की मुझे समझ होने लगी, तब मुझे इस कथन का तात्पर्य पूर्ण रूप से समझ मे आया। अब मेरी कोशिश हमेशा से यही रहती है की यदि मैंने

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2017 Entertainment Featured Lifestyle

6 Types Of Smiles & What They Say About Your Personality

Remember the wry smile of Monalisa smile in the famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci? For centuries, people have debated about its significance, and it’s not just the painting, our smiles actually speak a lot about us than we think they do. A smile can be heartfelt, or fake, and it’s not restricted to our mood, but they tell a lot about our personality. On World Smile Day, we bring you 6 types of smile

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Big Boss 11:From Hina Khan To Dawood’s Son-In-Law, Know All About Contestants

“Contestants ke 12 bajane, iss baar padosi aa rahe hai” In the past two weeks ‘Colors’ made it a point to remind you about the new season of Big Boss, where superstar Salman Khan, was popping out of nowhere, in different avatars, shouting – “Badal gaya hai, badal gaya hai. Is baar sab kuch badal gaya hai.” Yesterday night, the 11th season of Big Boss was launched in the presence of Judwa 2 cast- Varun

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