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AGRA GETS AIR-CONNECTIVITY

First it was the train and now it’s the flight.  More connectivity is being added to make it convenient to access the city of the Taj Mahal.  The Union Minster of Civil Aviation in the Government of India has assured air connectivity to…

The Maha Kumbh Mela 2013 at Allahabad, India

The most awaited religious festival of the decade is scheduled to take place at Allahabad, India this month through February. The Maha Kumbh Mela which takes place once every 12 years, witnesses millions of pilgrims and thousands of Naga…

Changing India

Over the last forty years I have visited India countless times. My most recent trip was in the early part of 2012, my last visit before that, however, was nearly five years ago. Even though I had known about the new Indira Gandhi…

Varanasi Ghats

Every year tens of thousands of pilgrims visit one of the 2,000-odd temples along the banks of the Ganges at Varanasi and bathe in the river. One of the seven sacred Hindu pilgrim sites in India, Varanasi is also one of the world’s oldest…

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