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Geography of India

The reincarnation of Goa

The scene at Anjuna Beach is predicably chaotic: trance beats compete for attention over the sound of rough surf crashing against the shore of the Arabian Sea.

Friday, 4 May, 2012, 12:00am

Chittoor Kottaram, Kerala

What is it? Chittoor Kottaram was once a home of the raja of Cochin, but don't think marble, chandeliers and rococo glitz when you hear the word 'palace'. The kings of Kerala, the state Cochin lies in, were different to the maharajahs in the north; they inclined more towards austerity than opulence and cultivated a style of understated elegance.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Big deal

India's Jet Airways is offering great airfares in time for the summer festivals. Fly via Mumbai, to London, Brussels, Budapest, Prague, Warsaw or Berlin for as little as HK$2,500 economy and HK$18,000 business class and enjoy summer in some of Europe's most historic cities.

3 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

India's new gateway to China

Young Phon Fat, a 77-year-old ethnic Chinese woman in Calcutta, couldn't believe her ears when her son broke the news that China was reopening its consulate in the Indian city after a gap of 45 years.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

The land that time forgot?

Much has been written of India's lingering cultural footprint in Southeast Asia. But the current elections, as the world's largest democracy with 675 million voters seeks to renew itself, are a reminder that the Mongoloid races are also a vibrant, if unsuspected, presence in the eight states of northeastern India bounded by Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Tibet and Myanmar.

6 May 2004 - 12:00am