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    This quaint Yunnan town has managed to retain its olde worlde charm. You are unlikely to find any flaw in its design aesthetics.
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Scaling Mount Everest
Peak hour

Peak hour

June 1, 2013
To mark the 60th anniversary of the conquest of Mt Everest, India's armed forces, old visitors to the mountain, mounted several expeditions.
Mount Everest Sikdar
Why it's not Mt Sikdar

Why it's not Mt Sikdar

Ashish Lahiri | June 1, 2013
Everest was named after a surveyor who had little to do with calculating its height while Indian mathematician Radhanath Sikdar, who actually solved…
THE OTHER CHINA
The other Dali, also surreal

The other Dali, also surreal

Sudha Mahalingam | May 18, 2013
This quaint Yunnan town has managed to retain its olde worlde charm. You are unlikely to find any flaw in its design aesthetics.
STRIKING ROOTS
A walk in the clouds

A walk in the clouds

Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy | May 18, 2013
The quietly beautiful East Khasi Hills are just an indication of the magic that the rest of Meghalaya is capable of weaving.
Underwater Realm
Waterworld

Waterworld

Arun Katiyar | May 4, 2013
Havelock Island is the gateway to a fascinating underwater realm.
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Curry in a hurry

Curry in a hurry

Abhilasha Ojha | May 4, 2013
No destination is complete without a taste of its street food.
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Reincarnation of a Gonpa's mystique

Reincarnation of a Gonpa's mystique

Archana Khare Ghose | April 27, 2013
Sumda Chun is winning accolades for meticulous restoration.
Timeless Architecture
A rubbernecking ride

A rubbernecking ride

Padmaparna Ghosh | April 27, 2013
One of the best ways to do Chi town is a river ride though you may get a crick in your neck trying to catch a glimpse of all the historic and modern…
Island owners
Islands of the rich and famous

Islands of the rich and famous

April 20, 2013
Like most things cool, Marlon Brando was the one behind this trend too.
Ring of hope
Help on call

Help on call

Shobita Dhar | April 20, 2013
They come from different backgrounds but have one quality that makes them eligible - the ability to listen.

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