BEST OF BLANK SLATE, MAR 2017

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A quick glimpse at the street foods of Lucknow

<b>Tunday kabab –</b> this one is a must must try dish for all non-vegetarians. Although it is widely found all over the city at different outlets, I would …

Indian Breads

Holika's Story: Was she truly the Evil that she symbolizes today?

Holi, the Festival of Colors, is one of the largest festivals across India. While the different regions have varied adaptations and myths associated …

India

The Many Ways of Holi: For the Uninitiated

Holi, the spring fest of colors is celebrated in different parts of India. For those uninitiated to this festival, know that there are many different …

India

5 reasons why Vizag should be your next holiday destination!

<b>Vizag</b>, the port city of Andhra Pradesh, boasts of having a sea beach and hills and spectacular caves, all at once. If you have not been to Vizag, …

Travel

A list of Banned Authors whose voice transcended prohibition

The pen is mightier than the sword they say! Well, history stands testimony to the power of the written words. All too often, books stir up intense …

Literature

Unusual itinerary: Tin Bigha

Have you ever watched people from one country visiting their home or office through a different nation? While it is quite common in European …

West Bengal

Edmond Halley's little-known story: He sponsored Newton's Laws

I have been hooked to Bill Bryson’s <i>A Short History of Nearly Everything</i> (buy the book at Amazon) this week, a book that I vociferously recommend. His …

Astronomy

The Real Toy Story 2 – Amazing origins of history’s most famous toys

Toys were our best friends when we were young. We grew up with them, and we have a nostalgic place for toys in our hearts. Toys are always special. …

Kids

Queen Victoria Market: Melbourne's Melting Pot

An old marketplace is the embodiment of a city’s soul. It is amidst the unique wares and potpourri of people, that one often discovers the …

Australia

5 Foreign Authors who fell in love with India

India is a land of many charms. For centuries, it has lured outsiders to its rich coasts with promises of wealth and wisdom. The country has been …

India

Pluto: The quirky sibling that refused to fit in

The space has always intrigued us. The infinite expanse holds so many unsolved mysteries, that we are always seeking more from it. In fact, in the …

Solar System

Chandan Tiwari: Coding the Future of Indian Astrology

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Astrology