Vikram Shah
Children playing near the ruins of the Darul Aman Palace destroyed by shelling around 1992, during the civil war in Afghanistan (Photo: Alamy)

Take me down to Kabul city

5 min read . 29 Feb 2020
A woodblock print from 1888 depicting ballroom dancing at the Rokumeikan (Photo: Alamy)

For Edo the bells tolled

6 min read . 22 Sep 2019
Performers at the Hornbill Festival near Kohima. The annual event was started to promote inter-tribal interaction and showcase the culture of Nagaland. (Photo: Alamy)

The call of the hornbill

4 min read . 08 Sep 2019
Multidisciplinary artist Ayesha Kapadia.  (Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Art backed by a fair pact

6 min read . 10 Aug 2019
England were first-time winners of the cricket World Cup. (Photo: Reuters)

World Cup 2019: Withdrawal symptoms

4 min read . 18 Jul 2019
The Vatadage temple at Polonnaruwa, a Unesco World Heritage site. (Getty Images)

Travels in the emerald island

5 min read . 14 Jul 2019
M.S. Dhoni hits the winning runs during the final of the 2011 World Cup, while Yuvraj Singh celebrates at the non-striker’s end

Remembrance of World Cups past

14 min read . 01 Jun 2019
Unquiet flows the Dom

Unquiet flows the Dom

5 min read . 12 May 2019
Naga Toshilepten. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Natwarbhai of Nagaland 

22 min read . 16 Mar 2019
Frankopan’s new book highlights the butterfly effect of the Chinese economic miracle—such as the increase of donkey prices in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan.  Photo: Alamy

New roads, new kingdoms, old news

5 min read . 24 Nov 2018
Coffee made from a Wild Kaapi blend. Photographs From Instagram@Wildkaapi

Where the wild coffee beans are

3 min read . 04 Nov 2018
Track cyclists usually lean on their trainers for balance at the race starting point. Here, national coach R.K. Sharma helps Esow with his start at the Track Asia Cup. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

Nicobar’s bicycle diaries

17 min read . 06 Oct 2018
‘Anthropocene’, a life-sized replica of the Volkswagen Beetle, in Cancun’s Museo Subacuático de Arte. Photo: Alamy

An artistic lotion for the ocean

2 min read . 08 Sep 2018
Spectators watching cricket at Lord’s under typically gloomy skies. Photo: Alamy

Cloudy with a chance of sun

6 min read . 01 Jul 2018
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