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  • Here fell a sparrow to a reckless bullet!

    Little lives matter! Ahmedabad is probably the only city where a plaque has been dedicated to an innocent sparrow that fell to a bullet in a ‘reckless firing’ in 1974. “During the 1974 Roti Ramkhan (Navnirman Movement) in Gujarat, on…

  • India Environment Festival Revisits Ahmedabad with Real-Life Phunsukh Wangdu

    Ahmedabad is going green with India Environment Festival’s 2nd edition themed ‘I Am Water’, at the Ahmedabad Haat, Vastrapur, from February 16 to 18.   India’s “first community-dedicated multi-disciplinary annual festival” devoted to the environment, the India Environment Festival aims to bring to the world a…

  • Ecological Heritage of Gujarat finds a Display in World Heritage Week celebrations

    To witness heritage beyond bricks and mortar, Gujarat Ecological Commission, a body conducting all the environment and ecology related activities in the state organised a photography exhibition titled Ecological Heritage of Gujarat at Satya Art Gallery placed within the World Heritage Week. The event also…

  • Himalayan Hamlet’s Art amidst Nature

    A quaint spot in Himalayas, secluded from the hustle and bustle of urbanisation, puts up a display of Art works, with nature as the gallery. This is not fiction, this happens once in three years at Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh, where…

  • The Dazzling Dang Diaries

    Thank god, Dang is the most unpopulated district in the state! At least it survived against the urbanized hampering going around and could still preserve its natural serenity. Saurabh Gabbar who has been staying in the neighboring district of Tapi was fascinated…

  • India’s last taxidermist is still on a stuffing spree

    Running India’s last taxidermy workshop in Mumbai’s national park, Santosh Gaikwad is a professor at the veterinary college in Mumbai. Working in an anatomy department his interest sparked in 2003 while visiting the Mumbai’s main museum. Previously he kept rare…


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13 architects from around India raise their voices in critique, mourn the dying city and reminisce about forgotten beauty in this first-of-its-kind exhibition.   When I heard that an exhibition called the ‘Death of Architecture’ was coming to Mumbai, I…

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“Hurrian Hymn No.6” is the oldest known written music piece, discovered so far. This origin of this piece dates back to 3400 years back in Bronze Age. It was engraved by Syrians on a clay slab. Even the origins of…