Redbreast Papilio alcmenor

Redbreast Butterfly after 110 years in Uttarakhand

14/10/2020 Rajiv Butalia 1

The Redbreast (Papilio Alcmenor) has been spotted in the Western Himalayas after a period of 110 years. Since butterflies reflect the health of an ecosystem, the reappearance of a butterfly […]

Sacred Forest river

Sacred Forest

07/10/2020 Debal Sen 0

The little boy lived in the high mountains. An undulating green pasture served as the ledge on which the little hamlet nestled. Precipitous trails from the village arrowed down to […]

Mehrauli arch under tree

Mehrauli: Herein Lies a King

05/10/2020 Nassif Muhammed Ali 0

Mehrauli Mehrauli has always been around the corner from where I have lived these past seven years. Despite this, beyond visiting the Qutub Minar time and again, seeking solace at […]


Gondeshwar Temple – Lesser known temples

Kamal Kumar Bandyopadhyay visits the Gondeshwar temple near Nashik in Maharashtra. He loves to travel and explore lesser known places of our country. Here, he shares his fascination with this […]

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Maya Tiwari

The Path of Practice – Maya Tiwari

10/11/2018 Romola Butalia 0

Romola Butalia reviews Maya Tiwari’s book, The Path of Practice.  This book is about Ayurvedic healing techniques through breath, sound and food. One of the simplest introductions to a step-by-step practice […]

Time Travel: Baolis of Delhi

Sudarshana Srinivasan, a student of History joins a Breakaway walk with Himanshu Verma and fellow-walkers, and falls in love with the past and a heritage that lives on outside the […]

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White-breasted Kingfisher: Broadcast News

27/10/2018 Bittu Sahgal 0

Bittu Sahgal, renowned environmentalist, pays homage to the white-breasted kingfisher. At eight the other morning, over the professional, jaunty sound of the news, I heard what must be one of […]