Famous Pakistani playwright Shahid Nadeem's play Dara, which evokes the rivalry between Mughal princes Dara Shikoh and his sibling Aurangzeb, was staged at the National Theatre in London. In an e-mail interview, Riyaz Wani talks to Nadeem about the ... Tehelka, 2 months ago
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Generally, history remembers the victor and forgets the vanquished. However, in some cases to project the image of the winner, his qualities are highlighted while his opponents are downgraded for being inexperienced, incapable and incompetent. In ...DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago
In August, 1947, when, after three hundred years in India, the British finally left, the subcontinent was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. Immediately, there began one of the greatest ...New Yorker, 1 week ago
PESPECTIVES: Sunil Khilnani, photograph courtesy BBC Sheetal Mallar How do you compress the story of thousands of years of Indian history into an easily accessible radio programme? The academic, Sunil Khilnani, best known for his book, The ...Asian Times Online UK, 3 weeks ago 11.05 - 'Incarnations - India in 50 Lives' on BBC Radio 4 - KCL MyScience, 1 month ago King's Professor explores modern India for major BBC Radio series Noodls, 1 month ago
Amid disagreements within the Muslim board over observing 21st June as the Yoga Day, there have been exceptions within the community who are more than elated to celebrate this day. Refusing to accept the idea that Yoga is against Islamic doctrines ...Oneindia, 3 weeks ago
By R. Upadhyay Kashmir has been in news for all the wrong reasons ever since it became an integral part of India but successive eruption of irrational violence in the state is apparently the outcome of the Islamic political system rooted in Arab ...Eurasia Review, 1 month ago
Being a repository of past events, history preserves the record of those individuals who played an important role in shaping the history of their time and are resurrected and used from time to time by politicians to accomplish their interests. In ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Maulana Wahiduddin Khan. Photo: A.M.Faruqui TOPICS Life, at times, does not allow you the luxury or is it necessity? of reading, soaking in a book before going on to the next. A little over ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Indian Air Force Buys Back These Prestigious Medals from the UK + 9 Priceless Historical Items That The Government Needs To Get Back
The Indian Air Force has dipped into its own budget to buy back the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and the war medals of that Indian Wing Commander Jumbo Majumdar had earned for his bravery in World War II. ndtv Majumdar received the ...Indiatimes, 1 month ago
Delhi Metro's heritage line seems to have chipped away a slice of history. The underground tunnelling work for the Central Secretariat-Kashmere Gate line has led to the partial collapse of a 113-year-old heritage building in Kashmere Gate, within ...Indiatimes, 1 month ago Heritage building falls to Delhi Metro's tunnel work Times of India, 1 month ago
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