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Weighty traditions – Golden views!

It is said that ornaments worn by women in Uttarakhand have much resemblance to states like Rajasthan. But, as is the practice these days everywhere else, in Uttarakhand too women wear jewellery mostly on functions, marriages and religious occasions & festivals. Traditional jewellery of Uttarakhand are very intricately designed. There are two major parts of […]

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ASUS unveils a home robot companion – Zenbo

Now Asus brings you a home robot- Zenbo. This is a friendly and capable home robot designed to provide assistance, entertainment, and companionship to families ASUS Zenbo arose from Chairman Jonney Shih’s ambition to enable robotic computing for every household. Zenbo is meant to address the needs of each family member in this ubiquitous computing era. […]

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Sea on fire : Sunset at Bali beach

In an earlier post I had showcased some Sunset silhouettes from the Kuta beach in Bali. But I haven’t included the actual sunset photos in the post and saved them for later. Here they come, few of the selected ones. Well, sunsets are never enough. For me, going to a beach destination essentially means to […]

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ASUS goes MAX with its new Zenfone

There seems to be shift in war to capture mid-range smartphone market. With improved technology, focus suddenly seems to have shifted on battery performance. Hence, the day GIONEE advertised its new M5 plus with 5020 mAh battery power, ASUS also launched the advanced version of one of its latest smartphone – Zenfone Max. Known for its 5000 mAh […]

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Getting tipsy in Belgium!

Disclaimer: Well, I know it is World Whisky Day! But this post is not to commemorate that, rest assured. It was long due. I am not a teetotaller but not a tippler even. My research about Belgium indeed told me that Belgian chocolates are the best, but I came to know about Beers and Wines […]

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Sunset silhouettes at Kuta Beach in Bali

Kuta is one of the most happening places in Bali. Earliest place to get commercialised in the island for the sake of tourism. This was my second sunset in Indonesia, first one being at Prambanan. This was first one at Bali. It is always very overwhelming to watch sunset at a beach- nature’s two most […]

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Gajah Museum : A slice of Indonesian culture

In my earlier post about Jakarta, I had mentioned about the National Museum of Indonesia. The building which houses this museum is called as Gedung Gajah because of an elephant statue in the front courtyard of the building. Hence it is often called as Gajah Museum as well. Gajah (गजः) is elephant in Sanskrit. It […]

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Why Delhi’s failed BRT is a hit in Jakarta!

When erstwhile Congress government in Delhi was planning a BRT corridor to decongest traffic in the Indian capital city, it said that its officials had studied many such projects around the world and learned from them, presumably they even visited those countries. I don’t know whether Jakarta was one of those cities or not. But […]

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Japanese Kacho-fugetsu & Koi at Brussels Flower Carpet this year

In its 20th year, the world famous floral carpet of Brussels will be decorated in the colours of Japan to celebrate its expertise in floral art. This year, Japan and Belgium are celebrating their 150th anniversary of friendly relations, established in 1866 with the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation. On this special year, Japan […]

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Panna Tiger Reserve : Few images sans tigers!

This is last post from my visit to Panna Tiger Reserve and National Park last month. And this one is not about tigers. I had always enjoyed wild, whether there is sighting of a big cat or not. Wild is always beautiful. Wanna Tiger Reserve and National Park has a beautiful topography and it owes […]

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