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No Indian Muslim who believes in Islam will allow ISIS to have a base in the country: Rajnath Singhconstruction of the road, fearing it would allow Beijing to cutoff India's acce
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construction of the road, fearing it would allow Beijing to cutoff India's access to its northeastern states. The Union home minister also visited the house of Hindi author Manu Sharma, who died earlier this month, in Varanasi to pay his res... Read more
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Business Standard India
Logistics gets infrastructure status, industry sees 50 bps savings"Much would depend on how things are implemented on the ground." A Rs 211-cror
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
"Much would depend on how things are implemented on the ground." A Rs 211-crore multi-modal terminal is being built at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, also Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency. Phase-1 could be ready by August 2018.... Read more
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The Hindu
Adityanath says Rahul Gandhi doesn’t know how to sit in a templebaitha jata hai. (Poor fellow does not even know how to sit in a temple.) When
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
baitha jata hai. (Poor fellow does not even know how to sit in a temple.) When he visited the Kashi Vishwanath Mandir [in Varanasi] he sat like he was performing namaz. The priest had to tell him that this is a temple, not a mosque,” Mr.... Read more
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dna
Power supply to Rani Laxmi Bai memorial in PM Modi's constituency snappedPower connection to the memorial of Rani Laxmi Bai at her birth place in Prime
dna / Posted yesterday
Power connection to the memorial of Rani Laxmi Bai at her birth place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary Varanasi has been discontinued. The memorial is lying unkempt without power for over a week now. The memorial caretaker H.P. Gaur... Read more
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The Hindu
By the grace of the pizzeria purohit: Despite the boost from tourism, people in Assi Ghat still have a hard lifeAt a pizzeria owned by the family of a tirth purohit, with its leafy veranda ov
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
At a pizzeria owned by the family of a tirth purohit, with its leafy veranda overlooking Varanasi’s famous Assi Ghat, tourists settle down over wood-fired pizza and apple pie to view the Ganga. Anmol, a 17-year-old guide, slips a ₹500 note into his... Read more
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asianage
BHU prof develops 'Har Har Mahadev' app which blocks porn sitesVaranasi: As a measure to curb cases of rape and molestation in the country, a
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Varanasi: As a measure to curb cases of rape and molestation in the country, a neurologist at the Institute of Medical Sciences of Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) along with his team developed a `sanskaari` application called ‘Har Har Mahadev`,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Movie director’s life saved by ‘intuition’or believed in, they were all saying the same thing in their own terminology,”
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
or believed in, they were all saying the same thing in their own terminology,” he said.media_cameraBill Bennet in Varanasi while filming PGS: Intuition Is Your Personal Guidance System. “To summarise what they were saying, there is a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Masjids can be built anywhere but not on Ram Janmabhoomi: Subramanian Swamydemolished; we are not asking for all, we are just asking for three - Krishna's
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
demolished; we are not asking for all, we are just asking for three - Krishna's Mathura, Ram's Ayodhya and Kashi Vishwanath Varanasi," he added. In a new turn of events, Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is slated to visit Ayodhya, in a... Read more
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The Hindu
Adityanath kicks off U.P. urban body poll campaign from Ayodhyacattle. After Ayodhya, Mr. Adityanath is expected to hold campaign rallies in
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
cattle. After Ayodhya, Mr. Adityanath is expected to hold campaign rallies in all major centres of UP, including Kanpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Muzaffarnagar, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Lucknow and Mathura, with more than two rallies per day on... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Trudeau takes ride onboard e-jeep22.5 million followers on Twitter. India's cabinet approved in July a proposal
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
22.5 million followers on Twitter. India's cabinet approved in July a proposal for IRRI to set up a research center in Varanasi, India. "The Varanasi Centre would help increase farmers' income by enhancing and supporting rice productivity,... Read more
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The Hindu
Narendra Modi visits rice research institute, meets Indian scientists1-3 tonnes more yield per hectare in flood affected areas. India is also setti
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
1-3 tonnes more yield per hectare in flood affected areas. India is also setting up a regional centre of the IRRI in Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s constituency, to develop high-yielding rice varieties. The IRRI, which has offices in 17... Read more
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dna
21 embarkation points for Haj pilgrims: CentreRanchi and Gaya will have Kolkata as an option, Indore, Bhopal, Goa will have M
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Ranchi and Gaya will have Kolkata as an option, Indore, Bhopal, Goa will have Mumbai as an option while those from Varanasi will get Lucknow as an option. “This will reduce the financial burden by thousands of rupees for the pilgrims. For... Read more
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The Indian Express
Stories of Strength: Youngest survivor Baby Sheetal is now nine, has a baby brother after mother remarriedSunita, her daughter Sheetal and brother Santosh (behind) at their rented home
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
Sunita, her daughter Sheetal and brother Santosh (behind) at their rented home in Varanasi. (Express Photo: Abhinav Saha) Nine years ago, as Mumbai picked up the pieces in the days after the 26/11 terror attack, ‘Baby Sheetal’ received an outpouring... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cricket can bridge caste gap, says MIT studytogether? A lot, it turns out. Between January and July 2017, 1,261 Indian men
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
together? A lot, it turns out. Between January and July 2017, 1,261 Indian men aged 14-30 from eight gram panchayats near Varanasi with roughly equal numbers of General, OBC, and SC/ST residents participated in cricket tournaments for money. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Echoing Modi, Yogi-led panel set up to double UP farmers' income by 2022farming to accordingly suggest for efficiency and cost-effectiveness in agricul
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
farming to accordingly suggest for efficiency and cost-effectiveness in agriculture. Nine eminent farmers from Barabanki, Varanasi, Lakhimpur, Muzaffar Nagar, Mahoba, Deoria, Muzaffarnagar, and Banda having expertise in the production of different... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Women’s group stages protest against Padmavati, burns Bhansali’s effigy in VaranasiA women group on Sunday staged a protest against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
A women group on Sunday staged a protest against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film, Padmavati, in Varanasi, alleging the period drama distorted historical facts. The protest comes a day after the Uttar Pradesh government assured to... Read more
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BJP manefesto for UP civic elections is party's accountability to people: CM Adityanathall 16 Nagar Nigams would be changed to LED, wholly funded and maintained by ES
dna / Posted 8 days ago
all 16 Nagar Nigams would be changed to LED, wholly funded and maintained by ESL. The work has already begun in Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, and Gorakhpur, informed the CM. To ensure a fair procedure in electricity distribution in the state,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Philippines visit will deepen India's ties with ASEANto R&D in this field. My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
to R&D in this field. My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI to set up its South Asia Regional Centre at Varanasi. This will be the first Research Centre by IRRI outside its headquarters in the Philippines,” Modi said. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Philippines visit reflects India's vow to deepen ties with Asean: PM Modiin IRRI, he said: "My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI to
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
in IRRI, he said: "My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI to set up its South Asia Regional Centre at Varanasi. This will be the first research centre by IRRI outside its headquarters in the Philippines. The Varanasi centre... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Philippines visit symbolises India’s commitment to Asean: PM Modiin IRRI, he said: “My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI to
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
in IRRI, he said: “My cabinet approved on July 12, 2017, a proposal for IRRI to set up its South Asia Regional Centre at Varanasi. This will be the first research centre by IRRI outside its headquarters in the Philippines. The Varanasi centre... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Teachings of Sant Kabir are Sanjivini for society: PresidentNarayan Prasad Kabirpanthi delivered the welcome address. In the program, Pres
Central Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Narayan Prasad Kabirpanthi delivered the welcome address. In the program, President Kovind awarded Revaprasad Dwivedi (Varanasi), Sushri Pratibha Satpathi (Bhubaneswar) and K Shiva Reddy (Hyderabad). They were given Rs three lakh and... Read more
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Asian journal
Can teaching arts make miracles?Hire,” at East West Players. He has been acting, directing and writing plays wh
Asian journal / Posted 9 days ago
Hire,” at East West Players. He has been acting, directing and writing plays wherever it took him from Styria, Austria to Varanasi, India to Bern, Switzerland and Chon Buri, Thailand. A month ago, Ortega signed his hot-off-the-press book of... Read more
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asianage
“Oil and Water don’t mix”, but what if they do?surfactant. The findings, by MIT graduate student Ingrid Guha, former postdoc S
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
surfactant. The findings, by MIT graduate student Ingrid Guha, former postdoc Sushant Anand, and associate professor Kripa Varanasi, are reported in the journal Nature Communications. As anyone who has ever used salad dressing knows, no matter how... Read more
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Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal KM Cariappa: It's up to Centre to decide, says Army Chief Bipin RawatKM Cariappa, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that 'it's up to C
dna / Posted 10 days ago
KM Cariappa, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that 'it's up to Centre to decide.' General Rawat, who was in Varanasi for the 200th anniversary celebrations of the 39 GTC Gorakha Rifles, added that whatever the Narendra Modi... Read more
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asianage
Army not at shortage of arms: General Bipin RawatArmy," General Rawat said after attending the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gork
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
Army," General Rawat said after attending the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gorkha Rifles at 39 Gorkha Training Centre in Varanasi. General Rawat also informed that stone pelting incidents in the valley have decreased. "Stone pelting incidents... Read more
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Boston Globe
MIT scientists develop new way to mix oil and waterrequire more energy, the university said. The new approach is very inexpensive.
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
require more energy, the university said. The new approach is very inexpensive. The findings, by Guha, former postdoc Sushant Anand, and associate professor Kripa Varanasi, are reported in the journal Nature Communications.Top 10 Trending Ar... Read more
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asianage
PM Modi to attend Asean November 14; ‘Quad’ meet on sidelines?an institute which has contributed to better quality rice yields. The institute
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
an institute which has contributed to better quality rice yields. The institute is expected to open a regional branch in Varanasi, which is the PM’s constituency. He will also visit the Mahavir Philippines Centre, which produces the famous... Read more
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Business Standard India
Adityanath gives wings to Rs 20,000-crore Jewar International Airportthe government has succeeded in linking Lucknow to Dehradun, Bhopal, Patna and
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
the government has succeeded in linking Lucknow to Dehradun, Bhopal, Patna and Jaipur. Similarly, direct flights between Varanasi and Jaipur had been started, while the air service between Agra and Jaipur is proposed from December 15, 2017. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Chennai now part of ‘creative cities network’the seven fields of creativity highlighted by the network, which now has a tota
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
the seven fields of creativity highlighted by the network, which now has a total of 180 cities in 72 countries. Jaipur and Varanasi are the other Indian cities that feature on the list. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, in a... Read more
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Daily Mail
MIT reveals new way to mix oil and water so they don't separatefiner the drops, the more energy it takes,' says MIT associate professor and le
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
finer the drops, the more energy it takes,' says MIT associate professor and lead author of the study, Kripa Varanasi. 'And the finer the drops, the more energy it takes.' Varanasi says that by contrast, his team's approach 'is very... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
A to Z of demonetisation: From ATMs to zero balance accounts25 billion digital transactions in 2017-18, according to RBI data. Prime Minis
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
25 billion digital transactions in 2017-18, according to RBI data. Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns for the BJP in Varanasi on March 4, 2017 in the UP elections. The BJP’s victory in UP helped Modi’s image after his demonetisation decision.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Journalist accidentally shot at, injured in Bihar’s Kaimurgovernment health facility, from where he was referred to the Institute of Medi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
government health facility, from where he was referred to the Institute of Medical Science of Banaras Hindu University at Varanasi, 91 km northwest of Bhabua. He was out of danger, police said. The police said Sandeep Seth, who was Rakesh Seth’s... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
A spiritual revenge sagaGhosh, Bilas Nair and Dr Veena Sahay, all selected via audition. The 18-minute
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Ghosh, Bilas Nair and Dr Veena Sahay, all selected via audition. The 18-minute Hindi short film, entirely shot in Varanasi, was so beautifully made that it earned an Honourable Jury Mention at the just-concluded 6th Delhi Shorts... Read more
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Bihar journalist shot during firing between two gangs at Kaimur districtafter being accidentally hit by the bullet, Town police station SHO Rakesh Kuma
dna / Posted 13 days ago
after being accidentally hit by the bullet, Town police station SHO Rakesh Kumar said, adding, he was out of danger. The injured journalist was first taken to Sadar hospital from where he was referred to a trauma centre at Varanasi, the SH... Read more
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Business Standard India
Small banks plan to lower deposit rates as pressure on margin mountsfrom 6 per cent to 4 per cent on deposits up to Rs 1 lakh. The highest interes
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
from 6 per cent to 4 per cent on deposits up to Rs 1 lakh. The highest interest rate on term deposits offered by the Varanasi-based Utkarsh Small Finance is 8.5 per cent. The bank has set itself a target of mobilising at least Rs 2,000 crore... Read more
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The Hindu
Linking superbugs to the Gangessurgeon and writer. He describes in Being Mortal — his best-selling book on ag
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
surgeon and writer. He describes in Being Mortal — his best-selling book on ageing and death — how he came to Varanasi to commit his father’s ashes to the Ganges in keeping with Hindu tradition. Since he is a doctor, and since he knew... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
After accusing railway official of assault, German tourist attacks GRP men in UPErik’s claim and said it was the tourist who slapped him and he only defended h
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
Erik’s claim and said it was the tourist who slapped him and he only defended himself. Robertsganj is 120 kilometres from Varanasi. GRP officials said Erik, a resident of Berlin, told them that he reached Robertsganj Friday night and checked into... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
NTPC blast impact: UP to fast track disaster management projectsthe NDRF office is likely to function from the Home Guard complex. Already, th
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
the NDRF office is likely to function from the Home Guard complex. Already, the NDRF has stationed its 11th battalion in Varanasi. Alternately, the state government is working on a long term disaster management plan, where in all the state... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
People like Kamal Haasan should be shot dead, says Hindu Mahasabha leaderhis daughter Shruti Haasan. The outfit has also exhorted others to boycott film
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
his daughter Shruti Haasan. The outfit has also exhorted others to boycott films of such artistes. Meanwhile, a court in Varanasi on fixed Saturday November 22 as the next date of hearing on a complaint filed by a lawyer against Haasan for his... Read more
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dna
Defamation case filed against Kamal Haasan after Hindu terror remarkterror’, a case of defamation has been filed against him for hurting religions
dna / Posted 17 days ago
terror’, a case of defamation has been filed against him for hurting religions sentiments. The matter will be heard in Varanasi tomorrow, reported ANI. Kamal Haasan has been booked under section 500 (punishment for defamation), 511, 298... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit startup launches cheap nationwide pay-as-you-go smartphone servicephones: the Blu S1 ($99), the Nexus 6 ($199) and the Google Pixel ($599). From
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
phones: the Blu S1 ($99), the Nexus 6 ($199) and the Google Pixel ($599). From left, Justin Morrow, Michael Koenig, Rohith Varanasi, Hunter Rosenblume, Diane Thach (no longer at Lunar), Alex Boyd and Mark Schmidt at Lunar Wireless, a Detroit-based... Read more
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dna
To boost investment Yogi Adityanth govt to set up 13 commercial courtCourt Act, 2015. Initially, Commmercial courts will come up in 13 districts, in
dna / Posted 18 days ago
Court Act, 2015. Initially, Commmercial courts will come up in 13 districts, including Ghaziabad, Noida, Moradabad, Kanpur, Varanasi, Lucknow etc, and later they would be opened in all districts of business and industrial importance. The Central... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sept retail inflation for factory workers hits 2.89% from 4.14% a year agoand poultry (chicken), among others. The All India CPI-IW for September 2017 r
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
and poultry (chicken), among others. The All India CPI-IW for September 2017 remained stationary at 285. Tiruchirapally, Varanasi, Lucknow, Quilon and Salem reported the maximum decrease of 4 points each followed by Giridih, Bhilwara, Raniganj,... Read more
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Gulf News
Ali Fazal done with Benares schedule for ‘Mirzapur’Fazal has wrapped up the Benares schedule for his part in the web series, Mirza
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
Fazal has wrapped up the Benares schedule for his part in the web series, Mirzapur. After having an “amazing experience” in Varanasi, he is now geared up for the Mumbai schedule.“Benares is a surreal city. The place is full of heritage and culture... Read more
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New Kerala
Saffronart and SD Corp Successfully Presented the Timeless Legacy of Indian Jewels - A Symposium - newkerala news #284854of India's Legacy by Usha Balakrishnan Dissolving Boundaries: Enamelled Brocad
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
of India's Legacy by Usha Balakrishnan Dissolving Boundaries: Enamelled Brocades and Painted Jewels from Banaras (Varanasi) by Anjan Chakraverty The Mystique of Golconda: The Diamond by Tom Moses Diamond Jewellery before Diamond Cutting... Read more
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The Register
Seagate's 'AI' disk drive: Just put slightly higher numbers on the specsit as "the first drive created specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) en
The Register / Posted 21 days ago
it as "the first drive created specifically for artificial intelligence (AI) enabled video surveillance solutions". Sai Varanasi, VP product line management, burbled in the same fashion: "We are excited to introduce smart, purpose-built SkyHawk... Read more
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Computer Technology Review
WWPI – Covering the best in IT since 1980 » Blog Archive » New Seagate SkyHawk HDD delivers AI-enabled video surveillance to system installers, manufacturers, usersindustry leading HDD products that have enabled more than 5X increase in exabyt
Computer Technology Review / Posted 21 days ago
industry leading HDD products that have enabled more than 5X increase in exabytes during this time period,” said Sai Varanasi, vice president product line management at Seagate Technology. “We are excited to introduce smart, purpose-built... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
World's best destinations for travel photographyAurora Borealis or Northern Lights offer an unparalleled vista of the natural m
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights offer an unparalleled vista of the natural miracle, as they light up the night sky. 6. Varanasi Where: Uttar Pradesh, India One of India's prominent religious hubs, Varanasi is a major centre for Hindu... Read more
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asianage
10 tours that will make a photographer out of youAurora Borealis or Northern Lights offer an unparalleled vista of the natural m
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights offer an unparalleled vista of the natural miracle, as they light up the night sky. 6. Varanasi Where: Uttar Pradesh, India One of India's prominent religious hubs, Varanasi is a major centre for Hindu... Read more
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New Kerala
10 tours that will make a photographer out of you - newkerala news #284231an unparalleled vista of the natural miracle, as they light up the night sky.
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
an unparalleled vista of the natural miracle, as they light up the night sky. One of India's prominent religious hubs, Varanasi is a major centre for Hindu devotion, pilgrimage, mysticism, and poetry. It has been a centre for cultural... Read more
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