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Lekha Shankar

Lekha Shankar | Ayutthaya: An old city, new insights

A day-trip to Ayutthaya is a first on most tourists’ trip to Thailand, especially to Indians who are attracted by the city’s name

17 Mar 2021 8:44 AM

Lekha Shankar | Thailand’s 2nd annual cannabis expo begins today

This year, the expo covers the use of ganja (cannabis) and ganchong (hemp) in various industries, including textiles, food and cosmetics

05 Mar 2021 4:32 PM

This Bangkok doctor has a unique vision

Mano is also serving as the president of the Palliative Care Thailand Foundation, where he trained over 1,000 volunteers

03 Mar 2021 2:19 AM

Lekha Shankar | Thailand’s Indians give back

The Thai-Indian community came out in full strength, to make a mega-contribution to their adopted homeland, during the Covid 19 crisis

28 Feb 2021 4:02 AM

Thai-Sikh girl wins Bangkok award, dreams of Bollywood

India has produced so many beauty queens, they are confident, smart, successful adds Praveenar Singh

23 Feb 2021 4:43 PM

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Lekha Shankar | Life follows art, at Bangkok Biennale

It is not a coincidence that 25 international artists of the Biennale took a stand supporting the political protesters even before it opened

07 Jan 2021 8:51 PM

Anish Kapoor, other Indians, join artists from 35 nations at Bangkok Art Biennale

The Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB) began on October 12, 2020, and it will continue till January 31, 2021.

14 Oct 2020 6:44 PM

‘Unsung Heroes’ of Thailand’s victory over COVID-19: Lessons for India’s Asha workers

An exclusive interview with the doctor who founded Thailand’s little-known but all-powerful brigade of Village Health Volunteers

26 Aug 2020 5:22 PM

A holistic, one-day forum on tourism, sustainability, cinema

The first half of the forum featured top tourism professionals, who spoke about the importance of films, to promote destinations.

13 Feb 2020 5:35 AM

Nagaland designer is the toast of Thai Fashion Week

Atsu Sekhose said he enjoyed the fashion extravaganza. As for Thai silk, he felt that it was similar to Indian silk in many ways.

23 Dec 2019 4:53 AM

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200-year-old march of barges to grace Thai capital tomorrow

The last time the royal barge procession was held, was in 2006 for the late Thai King Rama IX’s 60th birthday.

11 Dec 2019 2:50 AM

Indian writers take part in small but vibrant literature festival in Bangkok

The festival was held in the old and grand Nelson Hays Library, an iconic British institution housing as many as 20,000 books!

05 Dec 2019 1:15 AM

Modi takes part in two diverse and dynamic events for Bangkok’s NRIs

Many top businessmen and heads of Indian organisations attended the public event, and the Prime Minister posed for pictures with them.

05 Nov 2019 1:21 AM

Bangkok’s best-known cultural fiesta has big names and a range of acts

Uberoi is also proud of bringing China’s “National Treasure”, the multiple award-winning singer Li Yugang to the festival.

09 Sep 2019 6:08 AM

Multimedia art to Jataka opera, a splurge of world premieres

The Dasjati or Ten Great Lives are an iconic part of the Buddhist scriptures, and each one tells the colourful life of a previous life of the Buddha.

10 Jun 2019 3:18 AM

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Asean spirit is the cornerstone of this small, meaningful filmfest

There were filmmakers from the 10 Asean countries, who discussed everything from budgets to marketing to co-productions.

29 May 2019 12:50 AM

After grand 3-day crowning pageant, Rama X is officially Thailand’s King

Amazing Thailand is full of surprises, and one has only to wait and watch.

08 May 2019 12:14 AM

First N-E Festival outside India, in Bangkok, to push trade and tourism

“Northeast India, connected by a 22 km-corridor to mainland India, has always suffered due to its geographical isolation.

12 Feb 2019 1:30 AM

For Gurgaon artist, Bangkok biennale a ‘stepping stone’

Marina Abramovic is of course famous for her phenomenally long performance-show of 700 hours, at MOMA, New York, in 2010!

09 Nov 2018 1:09 AM

Hanoi filmfest showcases Vietnam as a future giant

There were 22 Vietnamese films on view at the festival.

06 Nov 2018 12:12 AM

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