The sky is a shade of deep dark dove grey. A neem tree, its leaves fresh green, stands out against charcoal clouds. Firoz Shah Tughlaq's shikargah (hunting lodge), hidden in the sprawling Nehru Memorial Museum grounds, is deserted. Rakhshanda Jalil, ... The Week, 2 months ago
The 'World Heritage Week' ended on a high note at Qutub Minar, where an archive constituting old pictures and sketches of the monument was put on display for the public. The rare pictures were made available by The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and ...Deccan Herald, 1 day ago
Rajon ki Baoli: This step well was built during the reign of Sikander Lodi. Steps on top of the baoli connect it to a mosque and a chhatri. It seems to have derived its name from masons, who were also called raj. After the successful revival of two ...Indian Express, 1 week ago
Djinns live in the heart of Delhi: they are spirits tending to the faithful seeking help. On Thursdays, they are busy when thousands turn up with letters for them. Welcome to the ruins of Feroz Shah Kotla fort: it was built by Sultan Feroz ...Hindustan Times, 1 week ago Spooky worship: People write to Delhi fort's jinns for wishes! Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
Poet Ghalib's grave, Mazar-e-Ghalib, is part of the tour. A broad path off the Mathura Road near Humayun's Tomb leads to the purana golchakkar (old roundabout) of Nizamuddin Basti. A peepal tree — which is surrounded by a boundary wall done up ...Indian Express, 1 week ago
What do Jawaharlal Nehru and Alfred Nobel have in common , I wondered, as I stumbled upon the traveling exhibition The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World, on view as a temporary exhibit at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, located in the ...The Sunday Guardian, 2 weeks ago
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