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In a country as large as India, it’s somewhat counter-intuitive to position a weekend itinerary anywhere within it. But even if you can only spare a few days in Delhi, there’s plenty to pack in. Long known as a city of ancient ruins and obsequious...
Cochin International Airport in the southern Indian state of Kerala became the world’s first entirely solar-powered airport on Tuesday, unveiling a new system that will make the airport “absolutely power neutral,” according to a statement rele...
Occupying the peninsula of Saurashtra, which protrudes like a turtle’s head into the Arabian Sea, and a swath of inland territory that includes the coastal port city of Surat (famous for its diamond merchants) and the vast salt desert of Kutch (fa...
The first of Alex Leonard’s special seven-course tasting menu as visiting chef at The Table, one of Mumbai’s most elegant restaurants, offered three vegetable-based bites. There was a glossy chunk of honeydew topped with parsley verde, a purple le...
Nowhere in Mumbai is as cacophonous (or as malodorous) as Ferry Wharf at dawn. Here, on the eastern shore of India’s insomniac island city, the last scene of night—and the first of day—unfolds. All through the night, battered fishing trawlers h...
Despite a small smattering of good high-end dining options, the dining scene in Mumbai, India’s financial capital and largest city, lags far behind the capital of Delhi in terms of sophistication—and even behind cities like Bangalore and Chennai i...
Many people avoid India during the monsoon, or rainy season—which is starting now and runs through September. But the heavy rainfall, which is vital for crops, offers its own charms for visitors: lush, verdant growth and a romantic tranquility dev...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
On Sunday, the planet's yoga habitués—be they devout practitioners of the ancient spiritual methods or the Lulu Lemon-wearing types that largely populated the mats of New Yorks' Times Square—slipped off their shoes for a little Ardha Chandrasana a...
The Taj Mahal now has free Wi-Fi, because what good is the world’s most iconic example of Mughal architecture if you can’t FaceTime your cousin with its massive, white-marble dome looming behind you. India’s federal information technology minis...
In a first, India’s state-run carrier Air India is providing yoga sessions for its new cabin-crew recruits and pilots who are currently undergoing training, according to local media. “We have introduced yoga for the first time in our training m...