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Looking out of the Maratha Empire's two crown jewels

Looking out of the Maratha Empire's two crown jewels

Rediff reader Rashmi Parab trekked to the twin forts of Lohgad and Visapur this monsoon. Here's an account of her trek in 10 breathtaking photographs (and one map)! The twin forts of Lohgad and Visapur share the same base and probably same plateau range. There are more than a couple of routes to trek up Visapur, but we stuck to our known route. During our earlier trek we had hiked all the way from Malavali station to the base. This time we took a taxi directly to Lohgad base and saved almost ..., 3 weeks ago
Apun Ka Choice

Ranveer Singh goes bald for Bajirao Mastani - Check out Pic

Ranveer Singh finally goes bald for the look of Royal Peshwa King to which he is playing in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie 'Bajirao Mastani'. Ranveer will be seen portraying the role of a warrior and Maratha Empire's second Peshwa in the 18th century.
 Moviez Adda1 day ago Ranveer goes bald  Apun Ka Choice1 day ago Farhan Akhtar Inspires Ranveer Singh to Shave Head for 'Bajirao Mastani'  International Business Times India3 weeks ago
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Diwali celebrations: People light 51,000 lamps in Pune's Shaniwar Wada palace

+ Pune, Oct 21 (ANI): Pune illuminated the famed historic monument, Shaniwar Wada palace built in 1746, the seat of Peshwa rule, with 51,000 oil lamps to mark the beginning of festivities ahead of festival of lights, Diwali. The tradition ...
 International Business Times India1 day ago

Vidarbha's 2-state man may be in Mantralaya as united CM

NAGPUR: For many, Devendra Fadnavis' defining image is of him thundering, "Maharashtrawadiyanno, chaaltewha" (Pro-Maharashtra people; buzz off) in the state assembly as he passionately made the case for a separate Vidarbha. Beyond the obvious irony ...
 Economic Times2 days ago

New names invoke a hoary past

When Karnataka celebrates its Rajyot sava Day, or state formation day, on November 1, 12 of its cities will officially bear new names. Or rather, they will revert to their original names. The Centre's notification will need the cabinet's ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Reassessing the Mughals

Every society has a collective memory of its past, but each generation interprets it according to their present perspective. Sometimes, the past may be rejected as an obstacle to future progress, but at other times it is used as an inspiration for a ...
 DAWN Group3 days ago Past present: Reassessing the Mughals  DAWN Group3 days ago


Bangalore to Bengaluru Earliest mention of Bengaluru is on a 9th century rock edict found in Begur, on city outskirts. Inscription dates back to Ganga dynasty and refers to a battle fought in Bengavaluru, meaning city of guards, in 890 CE, ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Why Narendra Modi is the chief architect of the likely win

By: Prakash Pawar At a packed rally in Baramati, NCP leader Sharad Pawar's pocket burough, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a fervent appeal: "Rid yourself of uncle-nephew slavery for development". The rally was a sample of BJP's intense campaign ...
 Economic Times5 days ago Maha polls: Why Modi is architect of the likely win?  Economic Times5 days ago Ahead of polls, political parties wrestling over Shivaji legacy  Oneindia1 week ago

Urdu: A silent demise

Once enjoying royal patronage, Urdu is sadly on the decline. A silken smooth, lyrical language that owes its birth to the sub-continent, is today tottering on the brink. Rakeshkumar unravels the silken bonds of this noble language that trulybelongs ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
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Diwali special: Recreation spots to visit with your kids

Prev By The Guide Team | Posted 3 hours ago With the Diwali vacations around the corner, the guide created a list of destinations to explore with your little ones in an around Pune Fun places Butterfly garden Not many people are aware ...
 Mid Day1 week ago
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