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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.
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.

What ended the Mauryan Empire?

The ancient Mauryan empire was the largest in India and a world super power of its time till the mid 2nd century brought about its finest hour and the turning point that led to its end.

There is no place like Connaught Place in Delhi.

Built in the 1930s as a business hub, Connaught Place in New Delhi, India is the pulsating heart of the city visited by tourists and citizens for its pubs, bars, restaurants, showrooms or just to lighten the mood hanging around in its white grandeur.

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?

Home of the mighty Pandavas.

The old fort or Purana Quila in New Delhi, India is thought by some to be the site on which once stood the fabled city of Indraprasta - mentioned in the Indian epic poem, the Mahabharata.

Splash of the Pelican.

A Great White Pelican splashes around in a lake inside the National Zoological Park, Delhi in this photo by Vikram Singh - a man who spends considerable time crusading for the birds and their habitat.

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.

National Museum Delhi.

The National Museum Delhi is one of the city's oldest and most recognized landmarks for discovering India's rich past.

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.