Used by cultures separated by time and distance, the hexagram is a curious symbol with an origin shrouded in mystery. In India both the Afghans and Mughals made use of the symbol in architecture but for what purpose?
Himachal was not always the land of apples as it is today. In fact in ancient times not a single apple tree grew within her borders.
A Catholic institution in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India that established its roots fighting for the rights of the poor and downtrodden.
Small towns can surprise one with their unique ability for improvisation and spirit of enterprise like the once popular video hut that let local inhabitants and school boys on town leave indulge their love for the movies before the advent of cable television.
The Kullu shawl with its brightly patterned motifs and borders is a unique heritage product that can trace its journey back to at least 200 years before the advent of the 20th century.
Huddle under umbrellas and makeshift tents a crowd gathers to watch minister Sujan Singh Pathania unfurl the tricolour at the Dhalpur grounds in the town of Kullu.
Based on the drawings of a 15th century Iranian inventor, the Yarghu, at the National Science Centre, is a Mughal era cannon cleaner with no similar contraption existing anywhere else in the world.
Remnants of an ornament granite pillar at the National Museum Delhi revealing an empire's love for equine companions.
In the 15th century as heir and prince Humayun had been taken gravely ill with a life threatening fever, the emperor Babur participated in a medieval rite that ultimately led to his own death.
Sculpted by the artists of Gandhara, the standing statue of the Buddha is among the first to represent the Buddha in human form.
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