The Meteoric Rise of Coffee Culture in Indian Cities

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Despite being the world’s 6th greatest coffee producer, India preferred being a tea-drinking nation. Coffee existed in the Indian subcontinent since 1400 AD, but during the British era, only the rich and privileged consumed the drink, not the masses. In independent India, the West’s most-loved drink turned into a household name, its aroma spreading to […]

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Factors to Remember While Deciding Your Home Loan Tenure

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Selecting the bank, interest rate, and the loan repayment period are critical aspects while considering a home loan. The tenure is a vital part because the absolute cost of ownership depends on it. In plain words, the home loan tenure determines the total sum you have to shell out for owning the property. Principal plus interest […]

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Is the Role of an Architect Different in Today’s Residential Complexes?

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“It is about creating buildings and spaces that inspire us, that help us do our jobs, that bring us together, and that become, at their best, works of art that we can move through and live in. And in the end, that is why architecture can be considered the most democratic of art forms.” — […]

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How Has Kolkata Nightlife Evolved Over the Years?

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Year, 1956. Place, Park Street Kolkata. Frenzied fans jostle to get an entry into a smoke-filled pub, as ‘the diva of Park Street’ Pam Crain takes the centre stage with Anton Menezes’ six-piece band in what can be called “independent India’s first nightclub” — Mocambo. Band? Diva? Nightlife? Nightclub? In the 1950s, these were all […]

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