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celebrating punjab

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Nostalgia. Cuisine. Pride. Weddings. Festivals. Couture. Machines. Rendezvous. Bollywood. Art. Culture.

Phulkari, the flower work, a colourful 

tradition >>

Ride on a two wheeler, bite of the cream-dripping Butter Chicken, darshan (visiting a place of worship) at the Gurudwara, passion in the words of the greatest poets & writers, warmth & sociability of the Punjabi clan, values and traditions that form the heirloom, melodies that make Bollywood swing to its beat & Hollywood bow down in respect… >>

Table for one! Portion size: one. Eating alone: at home or outside. Does cooking &

eating a meal alone make you uncomfortable or do you find it empowering? Here’s how to savour every solo bite.

indian belly

A tribute.

Tea time snacks

tarla dalal

The tea pairs.

Day trek in the Spiti Valley.


trumpet cause: The screaming headlines on gang rapes have got us fuming. We’re angry and we don’t want this anger to die. We pledge that we will keep the anger alive in each and every issue of The Indian Trumpet. If you wish to share your views: write to us HERE

the globe & the gully

All tombs raided

Egypt, beyond the pyramids.


The 'boy who became god': Sachin Tendulkar. His fans talk, we listen. Respect.

What is it with No.1 and Hindi cinema? Actors aspire to reach the top spot. Filmmakers affix ‘one’ as a kick starter: think Hero No.1 & Aunty No. 1. Music makers are tempted to create & re-create tracks on first love, and viewers rush to catch the First Day, First Show. >>

70 MM

On a shikara, Kashmir.

the paradise

A k Hangal


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Avatars of the saree.

Chai, a fashion muse.

my cup of tea

Dhoti, remixed! The traditional Indian dhoti silhouette is making heads turn at cocktail evenings and runway soirées: slip into voluminous, breezy & comfortable dhoti jumpsuits, gowns, saris and more.>>

Wearing the bindi in an alien land.

forehead art

An inspiration.

Sanjeev Kapoor

jagdish Raj

fashion fry

The quintessential Bollywood cop.

A villain we love to hate.

Itna sanata kyun hai bhai?

web counter

Animal sightings, luxury in the wilderness, elusive felines and other tales from a jungle in Rajasthan. >>

'I am just a  बावर्ची': Vikas Khanna, Michelin starred Indian chef,restaurateur, filmmaker, humanitarian, host of the TV show Masterchef India and author.

Delhi Food. REdefined

Delhi Food Walks is an initiative that connects all the foodies and let them share the food secrets with the people around. It is a multi cuisine platform that serves the delicious delights on wheels in a pocket fitting price. >>

expressions. Colours. Words.

Emotions & images meet to light up a space with not just colours but also a lot of love, passion, hope, et al. Browse through a range of wall arts. >>

Instill the love for food in your child by giving him/her a chance to make friends with real food. Seek advice. Enroll in for a workshop. And more.>>

Cooking with children

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ek chidiya, anek chidiya: 

ek anek aur ekta or one, many, and unity


chai की पहली चुस्की:

amma's cup of tea to chai latte, on a tea trail 


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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: On the difference between the Punjab in India & Pakistan, his latest album, the charm of Sufi & more.

Shalmali Kholgade, singer & songwriter,who has given us hit numbers like MainPareshaan, Daaru Desi, Lat Lag Gayi, Balam Pichkari & more.

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On the 14th of July 2013 the telegraph was laid to rest amid a rising tide of nostalgic memories. A tribute.

‘Buland Bharat Ki Buland Tasveer, Hamara Bajaj’. Our tribute to this glorious symbol of the Indian automotive history.

L: Lassi. G: Ganne ka ras.

P: Patiala peg  >>

Khushwant Singh: the man who lives on...  >>

fashion fry

lassi, patiala peg, ganne ka ras…

The liquid trinity of Punjabi gastronomy: we serve up everything you need!  >>>

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