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Stitching lives together - The Hindu

27Apr2018
The HinduStitching lives togetherThe HinduDhanam and Sudha are women from the Irula tribe living in MGR Nagar, close to Mamallapuram. For the first time in their lives, these women are experiencing economic independence by doing embroidery work for the Kanimar project since the past few years ...
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மனதை மயக்கும் மகாபலிபுரத்துக்கு சுற்றுலா போலாம் வாங்க!! - Samayam Tamil

03May2018
Samayam Tamilமனதை மயக்கும் மகாபலிபுரத்துக்கு சுற்றுலா போலாம் வாங்க!!Samayam Tamilமே மாதம் வந்துவிட்டது, குழந்தைகளுக்கு கோடைக்கால விடுமுறையும் விட்டாச்சு, குடும்பத்துடன் எங்காவது வெளியே போக ...
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India's Sistine ceiling - Spectator.co.uk

17May2018
Spectator.co.ukIndia's Sistine ceilingSpectator.co.ukThe 'Five Rathas', for example, at Mamallapuram — a small town on the coast south of Chennai — look like so many small temples embellished with columns, arcades, internal spaces, statues and elaborate gables. But they are all carved from solid ...
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A close-knit sisterhood - The Hindu

17May2018
The HinduA close-knit sisterhoodThe Hindu“In 1996, when I came to Mamallapuram as a tourist, it used to be like a prison. No cabs, autos or no ATMs... and it was less populated and there were no roads either,” reminisces Veronica Thomassin, the 64-year-old French entrepreneur behind Akka ...
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Moonlight serenade - The Hindu

05May2018
The HinduMoonlight serenadeThe HinduI am on my way to the 'Moon Dance Party', which promises to offer residents of Chennai and Mamallapuram a taste of the world famous full-moon party trend. “The full moon on the pristine beaches of East Coast Road makes for a beautiful sight, along with ...
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