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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Wrap your self in eastern spirituality.

Developed in an record era centuries ago, the Kinnauri Shawl occupies a top slot in Himachali Shawls for both its refinement and spiritual nature.

The star of David or the Hindu Shanmukha?

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?

Pathans, they build like giants and finish like goldsmiths.

To James Fergusson, a 18th century architectural historian, Sher Shah Suri's monuments reinforced an age old saying of India's Afghan rulers.

For comrade and country.

Posthumously awarded India's highest wartime award for gallantry, Ranchi's beloved son, twenty nine year old Albert Ekka was a soldier of uncommon valour.

15 years of Humayun’s exile on a Google map.

TRAVELOGUE OF THE SECOND GURKANI EMPEROR, HUMAYUN. Humayun the Merciful. Beginning with his exodus from Lahore after his defeat in the battle of Kannuj to his...

The Greek Buddha.

Sculpted by the artists of Gandhara, the standing statue of the Buddha is among the first to represent the Buddha in human form.

Wars of Humayun.

A list of battles of the second Mughal emperor Humayun.

Asia’s best urban utopia.

In the 1930s the haunting melancholy of the Lodi era tombs, inspired the wife of the British governor general, to plant the seeds of what is today Delhi's oldest garden.

The 18th state.

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.

The first apple.

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.