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Feeding chapatti to cow

In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.

Rozabal Shrine

Much evidence has been shown in books and documentaries about Jesus not having died on the cross but having traveled to India where his remains are kept, writes Bhagawati.

There are no others

Language is a great tool that offers many fascinating possibilities beyond simple daily communication. Here, Kaiyum’s playful way with words.

Newar community Nepal

Naina explores the history of the wood apple, a fruit tree native to the Indian subcontinent and considered as being very sacred.

Naina writes about one of the last remaining matrilineal societies on the planet in Meghalaya, one of the seven sister states of North-East India. Meghalaya means ‘the abode of clouds’ in Sanskrit and other Indo-Iranian languages.

Altamira (meaning high view in Spanish) is an ancient cave located in Northern Spain, situated 19 miles west of the port city of Santander in Cantabria province; it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.