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When Wajid Ali's mother went to meet the Queen

LUCKNOW: After Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Lucknow lost his empire, his mother Janab-i'Aliyyah went all the way to England to meet the Queen and seek justice, but she failed in her mission as she got no audience. History lovers in Lucknow will ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago


The Chinese invented it, Swami Vivekananda was a whiz at the sport, as were Manna Dey and Md Rafi, and Nawab Wajid Ali Shah before them. But kites no longer fill the sky in the numbers they once boasted and business in the city is in the doldrums ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Bidar atlas commissioned by Colonel Jean Baptiste Gentil

Bidar atlas was commissioned by a French officer, Colonel Jean Baptiste Gentil, who served as military adviser to the Nawab from 1763-75 Wow… what an interesting and artistically drawn. Don't think it's an art piece taken from any exhibition. ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago
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Heritage conscious citizens wield brooms to preserve Lucknow's 'Big Ben'

News #Big Ben #Heritage #Hussainabad Clock Tower News18 | Gulam Jeelani | Sat Oct 18, 2014 | 16:04 IST #Lucknow #Uttar Pradesh Finally there is some hope of preserving the Lucknow's iconic Hussainabad Clock ...
 IBNLive India News2 days ago

Shades of Africa in India's social fabric

Astonishing as it may sound but East Africans were once a part of India. Though slavery is what comes to mind, given the ancient social milieu, it comes as refreshing news that many East Africans wrote an unparalleled story by taking high rank positions in ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago

This time for Africans

| Shrabasti Mallik Sylvian A Diouf, curator of the exhibition, Africans in India: A Rediscovery, talks to Shrabasti Mallik about the life and achievements of prominent Afro-Indians. She says it is important to recognise their contribution to ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago

Period play Umrao to be staged at Bandra

Proceeds to go towards funding for cancer-affected women Neetu Chandra, actress and brand ambassador for the Cancer Patients' Aid Association (CPAA) over the last seven years, is staging a play 'Umrao' at the Rangsharda Auditorium in Bandra here ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago

The king of flowers: Juan M. Perez, The Exotic Island Perfumer

I am always pleased to shine a light on small independent perfumers, especially those in parts of the world that are beyond the reach of the EU and IFRA regulations and restrictions on natural perfumery materials. Juan M. Perez of Puerto Rico owns ...
 Examiner.com2 weeks ago

Ancient map of Bidar unearthed in London

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Historian and painter Rehman Patel says illustrations on the political and social history of India are included on either side of the map. The map is included in an atlas produced by Colonel Jean Baptiste ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Jews Leave A Digital Footprint On Kolkata

KOLKATA: Jael Silliman, at 59 one of the youngest members of the dwindling Baghdadi Jews community in Kolkata, has stitched together a remarkable digital archive ( that traces two centuries of the community's story. The ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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