Two rivers meandered through Aland in Kalaburagi district of Karnataka. Ten years back, farmers scratched the surface and struck water at just 10 feet below the ground. Blithely, they used bullocks to lift up the water and irrigate their farms. At ... Economic Times, 14 hours ago
KALABURAGI (KARNATAKA): Kalaburagi means land of stone. The name is tragically apt for this district in north Karnataka, where drought has parched the land, wiping out crops and drying up water supplies. Well before another summer dawn breaks at ...Economic Times, 1 day ago
Princess Jahanara, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's daughter, was a paragon of virtues: well-educated, well-versed in statecraft, even-tempered, beautiful. Although she was on the side of Dara Shikoh in the succession battle, it says much for her stature that after Shah Jahan’s death, she was made the chief lady of the court by Aurangzeb and accorded every respect. Perhaps it is in keeping with the rest of her life that Delhi's beautiful Chandni Chowk that she had built as a Moonlit Street is ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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