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Lucknow zoo renamed after the last Nawab

Comment · print · T T T+· T- In a historic decision, the Samajwadi Party government has renamed the Lucknow Prani Udyan, popularly known as Lucknow zoo, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan, Lucknow, making it the first official ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

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Outlook India, 3 weeks ago

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah, the last ruler of Awadh.Image: Courtesy Wikimedia Commons Kolkata’s famed Victoria Memorial Hall’s innovative stroke is paying off. A year-and-a-half ago, it introduced a new concept titled ‘Object of the Month’. This series began with the display of two original sketches by ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

5 films that have captured the essence of Lucknow in the most impressive way

New Delhi: For long Lucknow has been referred to as a city best known for it's delicacies, rich cultural heritage and hospitality or 'Mehmaan nawazi' as they call it. Living upto its reputation, the city in the recent past has played host to a ...
 IBNLive India News2 days ago

Cleric seeks tourist ban in imambaras

Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawwad has demanded that Sharia laws be implemented in the 200-year-old Imambaras in Lucknow and the commercial use of the monuments should be stopped forthwith. He said that the Imambaras were constructed by the Nawabs of Oudh for ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago

Muslim Contributions to India's Freedom Struggle - A Different Narrative - 2

By Professor Nazeer Ahmed Concord, CA The First War of India's Independence (1857) The uprising of 1857 has been the subject of numerous books, articles and analyses. What is astonishing about the uprising was not that it took place in 1857 ...
 Pakistan Link4 weeks ago
Outlook India

The Unforgotten Elephants

THE TEARS OF THE RAJAS: MUTINY, MONEY & MARRIAGE IN INDIA, 1805-1905 BY FERDINAND MOUNT SIMON & SCHUSTER | PAGES: 773 | RS. 799 Ex-Etonian baronet and former Thatcher advisor, the author is a fully paid up member of Britain's Tory ...
 Outlook India4 weeks ago
Financial Times

The Dance and the Divine

is the title given by art consultants Sanne Grundberg to a remarkable selling exhibition (being held on London's Connaught Street from June 4 to 17) based on the collection of one of the most cultured couples of the 20th century. They, like the ...
 Financial Times1 month ago

Imaarat: Enter the maze

Yeh Lucknow ki sarzamin (this sacred land of Lucknow), sang Guru Dutt in his blockbuster of yesteryear Chaudhvin ka Chand. This film and many others of its ilk typified the adab and tehzeeb, the genteel and gracious lifestyle of this grand city. Hazratganj ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
Pakistan Today

Gems of Lahore — The Havelis

Footprints on the sands of time Lahore, originating from unknown times, has always been a masterpiece of design that city planners of today look upon with admiration and reverence. The packed city as we see today is not what it was. The open ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago

Theme restaurants the new buzzword in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 26 (PTI) Not just food, restaurateurs in the city are now focusing on creating the right mix of ambience and d-cor to go with the spread. Theme restaurants are now in fashion, with some preferring to create a rain forest, some a sports ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago Theme restaurants, the new buzzword in Kolkata  Economic Times1 month ago
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