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These Daredevils Are Painting India's High-Rises With No Net

Chandran Nair | Posted 02.24.2016 | World
Chandran Nair

Avid Kumar runs a four-person business painting the exteriors of high-rise towers in Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state. His first job was carrying live chickens to a market on a bicycle, but as the rising popularity of Western-style supermarkets cut demand at the market, he switched to painting. His biggest worry is getting paid on time.

These Spectacular Travel Photos Will Give You The Chills

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel

"Most of my photos are grounded in people. I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a person's face." -- ...

These Photos Show Life In The Sweltering Heat Wave That's Killing Hundreds In India

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.26.2015 | World

India has been scorched by a heat wave in recent weeks that has claimed hundreds of lives and sent Indians scrabbling for any available shade. Over...

These Photos Will Make You Book Your Next Trip To India

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Style

Couple Murad Osmann and Nataly Zakharova's travels have made them not only two of the luckiest people on earth, but also some of the most interesting ...

The Extraordinary Makers Of India's Most Expensive Tea

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

A 155-year-old tea estate in India's Darjeeling district recently sold the most expensive tea ever made in the country. Buyers in Japan, the U.S. ...

India Celebrates 68 Years Of Independence With Spectacular Festivity

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

India was ablaze with bright colors and spirited with festivity as the country celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Friday. Recently elected Pr...

PHOTOS: Indians Suffer Through Longest Heatwave On Record

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.12.2014 | World

Northern India is suffering through its longest heatwave on record, as temperatures reached a staggering 118 degrees in New Delhi yesterday. Wednesday...

Follow The World's Largest Vote In Stunning Instagrams

Posted 05.13.2014 | World

Millions of Indians headed to the polls on Monday as the country entered the final phase of its record national election. India's 814 million eligible...

Tired Of The Snow? These Pics Will Make You Wish You Were In India Right Now

Posted 02.13.2014 | World

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week HuffPost World will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and traged...

A Breathtaking Photo Essay of Northern India

Culture-ist | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

India is a country exceedingly rich in culture -- overflowing with the smells, sights and sounds of life. It is both a rewarding and a challenging place to travel.

Ganesha - God of Knowledge and Wisdom (PHOTOS)

Rajan P. Parrikar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rajan P. Parrikar

Ties to Ganesha run deep in Hindu families where he is often viewed as a member of the household.