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Lekha Shankar

Lekha Shankar | With more flights, fewer Covid rules, Thailand looks at India

The biggest boost for tourism between the two countries was, of course, the resumption of commercial flights, after two years

27 Apr 2022 12:33 AM

Lekha Shankar | Indian actor turns Buddhist monk in Bangkok

The two-week monkhood is behind him, but Malik (now called Asoko) does not seem ready to give it up yet

31 Mar 2022 12:15 AM

Lekha Shankar | My memories of him will never fade: Bose’s boy scout

Raj Sachdev, one of the last survivors of Netaji’s Balak Sena, reminisces his role in India’s Independence

23 Mar 2022 1:25 AM

Thailand reopens for tourism

Indian visitors represent our hope for recovery, says official

15 Feb 2022 11:07 PM

'Thought Hope Frozen' had gone as far as it could: Pailin Wedel

The Emmy-winning film, now streaming on Netflix, proves that life, death, science, religion are not antithetical

23 Jan 2022 10:05 PM

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Bangkok’s newest museum chronicles its notorious nightlife

Michael Messner, long-time Austrian resident of the city, set up Patpong Museum after 14 years of intensive research

31 Dec 2021 8:10 PM

Thailand, finally, opens up to Indian tourists

An RT-PCR test needs to be taken 72 hours before departure, and this certificate needs to be produced on arrival at Bangkok

08 Dec 2021 10:05 AM

Bangkok’s best-known cultural festival is back

The 23rd International Festival of Dance and Music, which was postponed several times, will now be held between November 18 and December 16

10 Nov 2021 12:47 PM

I selected Irrfan Khan because of his eyes: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

Irrfan had hundreds of questions, which made me very happy about his involvement as an actor

30 Jul 2021 9:56 AM

Thailand’s best known tourist destination opens to tourists

The Phuket ‘Sandbox Model’ could set a precedent, after province inoculates 70 per cent of its community

02 Jul 2021 5:56 PM

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High-street Bangkok: Nearby, yet so far

After the long flight from India, came the quarantine in Bangkok. There was no room service, no stepping out of hotel room for 14 days

24 Jun 2021 5:54 PM

Lekha Shankar | Bangkok — so near, yet so far

The normal four-hour flight took as long as 35 plus hours

25 May 2021 2:54 PM

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

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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

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

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