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Tuesday, July 14, 2020



When Bollywood met Banaras

October 29, 2019 11:24 pm

Mohit Takalkar on his play, Mosambi Narangi, tickling the funny bone and the art of doing nothing in Varanasi.

Varanasi: This weekend, head to the City of Ghats

September 20, 2019 11:15 am

Situated on the banks of River Ganga, Varanasi is around 3,000 years old — and one of the holiest of the seven sacred cities, per Hindu beliefs.

Gained in Translation: Enchantment called Banaras

February 24, 2019 4:13 am

In the shopping mall of intellectual life, displacement and variety carry great value, and stability — a firm foundation — isn’t worth the soil it’s built on.

In God’s path

December 23, 2018 4:51 am

Varanasi old city is seeing its first big infra project, a corridor from the Ganga to Kashi Vishwanath temple. Watching with trepidation are families losing ancestral homes, residents losing a way of life.

Top designers to revive lost glory of Banarasi saris

May 19, 2015 1:31 am

The project, an initiative of BJP leader and designer Shaina NC, is likely to help the original sari make a comeback, replacing the Chinese and Japanese silk in market.

When in Banaras, visit these 5 serene places

December 17, 2014 3:27 pm

A short, sweet and simple trip to Banaras, the city of light can refresh your soul.

Music review Issaq: Love in Banaras

July 19, 2013 12:02 am

The album starts on a breezy note with <i>Issaq tera</i>.

Dhanush doesn't plan to have a career in Bollywood

June 15, 2013 4:15 pm

<i>Raanjhanaa</i> starring Dhanush and Sonam Kapoor will hit theatres on June 21.

I didn't feel any cold vibes between Sonam,Abhay: 'Raanjhanaa' director

May 08, 2013 1:25 pm

The relationship between Abhay and Sonam reportedly went sour during the making of <i>Aisha</i>.


From thandai to baati chokha: Popular street foods of Varanasi you must try

April 25, 2019 2:05 pm

Food is a important part of Varanasi's culture, and if you are visiting the holy city you are in for a gastronomic treat. Here are some of the best street foods that you can try out.