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14 February 2019

Regal Theatre, now showing

They are being preserved on Instagram as #singlescreentheaters with a few posts by multiple users. Regal Theatre has a place in them.

13 February 2019

Khub Chand And Bros thanks its loyal fans

Khub Chand and Bros sells the best pork in Delhi. Its main customers are people from India's north-east who are living in the national capital.

2 February 2019

Varanasi: Temples, backpackers and death

The temple town of Varanasi has a booming tourist scene that does not necessarily involve praying on the riverbank or jumping into the water.

24 January 2019

23 January 2019

Indian Coffee House, Allahabad, now Prayagraj

The Indian Coffee House in Allahabad, now Prayagraj, was opened in 1957 and is the last of its kind. A yellow menu board mentioning the GST is the only fresh addition.

22 January 2019

Kumbh Mela 2019 Special: To the other side of the river where it is quiet

The Kumbh Mela has its silent moments. A walk across the pontoon that connects with the other side of the river from where millions are bathing, takes to a quiet, small road that goes back toward the city, back to the maddening crowd of mela-returnees and those who have just arrived.

18 January 2019

15 January 2019

Kumbh Mela 2019 Special: From Prayagraj to Allahabad, it's not just a name-change

If a hundred Banksy in a good mood were to take a long puff from a chillum and get down to work, the result would be the streets of today’s Prayagraj, formerly Allahabad.

13 January 2019

New Delhi World Book Fair, 2019: The 1996 Good Weekend Guide and Gita Press

Pragati Maidan, the venue of the New Delhi World Book Fair, 2019, is divided into two sections - Hindi and English. Publishers of books in other languages are included in the Hindi section.

2 January 2019

Hauz Khas Village: There are no cows here

Hauz Khas Village in Delhi is a Jat village, you'd see if you scratched the surface. The old landowners sold off the place and went back to tending their livestock.


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