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National Rail Museum.

The National Rail Museum in Delhi narrates the history of Indian rail from its humble British origin to its present day Goliath form.

Tibet House Museum.

A mid size hall adorned with family heirloom and artifacts of the Tibetan people living in exile since leaving the country of their birth.

The man who eclipsed emperors even in death.

Constructed by his son and heir, the mausoleum of Safdurjung, a Persian Noble who lived and died during the waning days of a Mughal Empire is the last great monumental construction in tomb architecture of the period.

Back from the brink of extinction.

Hunted for meat and plumes, Egrets were once a doomed species.

The wise one.

Revered by the ancient Athenians as a scared mascot of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, the Little Owl is a formidable predator capable of surviving almost anywhere in the world.

At home in the water as in the air.

Perched on a stunted tree stub after a recent underwater hunt, an Oriental Darter stretches out its wings to dry, under a weak winter sun in Keoldeao National Park.

Built by a woman prime minister of the Mughal court.

The mosque's sponsoring regent was a women of exceptional talent who rose from the humble ranks of wet nurse to the Mughal emperor Akbar to Prime Minister.

Mata Vaishno Devi.

Mata Vaishnodevi in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, India. How to get there. What to see. What to expect. What to take along.

Tejas: The radiant one.

Rescued by a non governmental organization and brought to the Delhi Zoological Park, Tejas, a one and a half year old leopard cub, prowls his enclosure with the inborn gait of a feline.

Boats of paradise.

A sturdy wooden Shikara glides across the azure expanse of the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir, India in this photo by Sapna Kumar.