A dark  trade: the thriving beef Indian beef mafia

Even though India has ‘banned’ cow slaughter in most parts and vigilantism is on the rise, the meat mafia is thriving, especially for the Bangladeshi beef market. And for the holy cow, it’s just anoth

(From left) Sam C Maliyil, Abraham Oomman, and Minoo Verghese with their ancestral boat (EPS | Albin Mathew)

Racing ahead against time

A Kerala family gives a new lease of life to their 91-year-old snake boat JaiShot and its competitive tradition by renovating it.

Bitter Gourd Cruiser

The south Indian twist

ITC’s Avartana restaurant in Chennai prides itself on its degustation menus, minus a la carte

Palette from Portugal

An otherworldly place of sepia and nostalgia, Panaji’s Latin quarter is straight out of a Portugese street

The Chapel of St. Sebastian

Spiritual practices reduce our quantity of thoughts

When our attention falls on a thought, that thought gets energised and activated.

Image used for representational purpose only
Image used for representational purpose only.

Vedas: The ultimate knowledge

The Vedas are books of knowledge.