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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A forefather of modern age artillery.

Invented by the Iranian Fathullah of Shiraz, the Mughal multi-barrel cannon is one of the earliest forms of the volley gun known to man.

A bond that ran thicker than blood.

A warrior, poet and a celebrated personality in Persian and Gurkani history, Bairam Beg Bahrulu was a loyal military commander of the Gurkani army instrumental in consolidating Akbar's empire in Hindustan.

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.

Human rights before religion.

A Catholic institution in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India that established its roots fighting for the rights of the poor and downtrodden.

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.
Sculpture of Kubera

The pot bellied lord of wealth.

Produced in the 2nd century during the time of the Kushan empire, the sculpture of Kubera comes from the renowned Mathura school of art.

Humayun the Merciful.

Humayun the second Mughal emperor.