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If you have stumbled across this page, you probably haven’t found us before. We’re one of the newest travel sites india and we like to think the best. Comprising of independent reviews, food and travel writing, yoga from teacher Bernie Birney, recommended trips and vacation packages, and lots more, we hope you like it! We’re […]

British mining company threatens India’s sacred mountain

British mining company threatens India’s sacred mountain

To be a Dongria Kondh is to live in the Niyamgiri Hills in Orissa state, India – they do not live anywhere else. Yet Vedanta Resources is determined to mine their sacred mountain’s rich seam of bauxite (aluminium ore). The Dongria farm the hill slopes, grow crops in among the forest and gather wild fruit […]

Indian Superfood by Gurpareet Bains

Indian Superfood by Gurpareet Bains

Nutrionist and chef Gurpareet Bains is all over the review pages right now with his recipe book Indian Superfood. Packed with glowing endorsements from the likes of Dame Vivenne Westood and Sanjeev Bhaskar, to name a few, we had high hopes for this book. That someone should recognise the amazing nutritional diversity of Indian foods, […]

Indian artist Prajakta Palav’s first London solo show

Indian artist Prajakta Palav’s first London solo show

Grosvenor Gallery presents the first London show by Indian artist Prajakta Palav Aher. Sprouting Beads will run from 15th June – 15th July 2010. Grosvenor Vadehra is pleased to announce Prajakta Palav’s first London solo show. Born in 1979, she is a leading emerging artist from India and is based in Mumbai. In Sprouting Beads […]

Outer India Women

Outer India Women

30 NOV at Richmix featuring KAREN DAVID, SANCHITA FARRUQUE, RITA MORAR, NILA RAJA, SANDHYA SANJANA and SUSHEELA RAMAN, Goan-Keralan food by MOOLIS OuterIndia is a series of events exploring and making connections between London and the subcontinent This month we are presenting some London based female artists from a South Asian background who are finding […]

Happy 75th Birthday to the Dalai Lama

Happy 75th Birthday to the Dalai Lama

Dharamsala, India would certainly have been the place to be yesterday as thousands of supporters gathered at the Tsuglag Khang temple in Mcleod ganj to wish his Holiness a happy 75th birthday. Looking at posters showing his life as a young child, the man who has come to symbolize Tibet’s struggle against China said: “I […]