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The Tales Walls Tell
The Express Tribune

The Tales Walls Tell

Delhi's monume­nts reflec­t the city's glorio­us past, which is being reclai­med throug­h extens­ive preser­vation effort­s Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India. PHOTOS: ATHAR KHAN Dilli has always dreamt big. It ... The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago

'The Mughals were struggling financially after Shah Jahan'

'Aurangzeb spent a major part in the Deccan. The later Mughals were looted by Nadir Shah and Ahmed Shah Abdali. The Mughals had no money to build. That's why Zafar Mahal, the only palace they built in Mehrauli, was built very shoddily and quickly fell into ruin.' 'Mehrauli spans a much longer period of time than any other city of Delhi,' says historian Rana Safvi. IMAGE: The Qutb Minar is Mehrauli's most well known monument, the complex seen here in night-time. Photograph: Ankush Arora/Reuters ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Indian Express

That Song in Your Head

As a new book, Gaata Rahe Mera Dil: 50 Classic Hindi Film Songs, looks at some of the most iconic tunes and their place in Hindi film history, we ask a few lyricists, composers and filmmakers to share their favourite songs over the years. As a new ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Armed with Armenian Fare

Most chefs dream to open their own restaurant someday. Celebrity chef Sabyasachi Gorai never wanted one of his own, but destiny had other plans. Having worked with big names, launching successful restaurants and donning the hat of a TV show host, ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Food review: Lavaash by Saby

Armenian food in Delhi? Who would have thunk? But Lavaash by Saby is here, helmed by Sabyasachi Gorai and Megha Kohli, and what a delightful little place it is. A cheerful Persian-Mediterranean, two-storey space with bright tiles and colourful ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Hindustan Times

In search of Delhi's first city, Mehrauli

Author Rana Safvi leads a walk through Mehrauli, where Prithviraj Chauhan's army fought Mohammad Ghori's men, and where Timur pledged not to sack the city of Delhi. Safvi is one of those few Twitter celebrities - she has about 20.6k followers - ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Neighbours of the empress

The way to what is believed to be Razia Sultan's grave winds through a crisscross of alleys so narrow that you cannot even see the sun. That is what makes these Old Delhi lanes so invitingly cool on scorching summer afternoons. To reach the ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Irish Independent

'Joy of India draws you in like a magnet'

The Yank in the lift couldn't stay quiet: "You look like you've been shot in the head!" The weapon, however, had been a thumb. My forehead bore a scarlet splat of tikka paste, where I had been blessed over and over again. The Yank in the lift ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

A rare glimpse behind India's tourist facade

The Golden Triangle is India's most popular tourist circuit and for good reason. In a week you can tick off an enviable wish-list of temples and monuments in Delhi, get a selfie in front of the world's most famous tribute to love in Agra and shop ... months ago India guided tour: Off the well-worn path  WA Today2 months ago
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