Weekend vacations Kangra’s quiet corner



Afrayed honey-coloured Himachal Pradesh guidebook has always been a favourite amongst my cache of travel books. Idly leafing through it one evening took me to the Kangra valley. The blistering heat of Delhi, and the serendipitous stop at the yellowing page …

VERIFY: Do owners surrender pets before vacations?



We are verifying a concern raised by one of our viewers wondering why animals are often abandoned in the summer. The viewer says it is common practice for owners to surrender their pets when they go on vacation rather than making arrangements to be boarded.