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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,......

Obamas get a crash course on Indian culture

The Obamas got a glimpse of Indian culture and ethos at Rajpath on Monday through colourful tableaux from 16 states and some government departments that rolled down Rajpath during the Republic Day......

Obama watches in awe as India puts up impressive R-day show

Multi-hued images of India's rich cultural diversity and military might as well as achievements in diverse fields unfolded on Monday at the 66th Republic Day parade which had a US president as the......

'Why has the RSS become so nervous?'

InJune and July, it seemed the Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi dispute was centered on the exchange of letters between twomen of faith. One, the Shankaracharya of Kanchi, Sri Jayendra Saraswati. The......

Of biryani, history and entrepreneurship

Did you know that there are over 26 varieties of biryani made in India?Or that biryani comes from the Persian word 'birian' which means 'fried before cooking'?Or that, though it is considered a......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

Gliterrati and mouth-watering cuisine at Shaad Ali

From celebrities to mouth-watering Awadhi cuisine, director Shaad Ali's wedding had it all. The man who helmed hits like Saathiya and Bunty Aur Babli was betrothed to Shamzeen at a memorable......

Revisiting 1857: Satyajit Ray's vision

With the release of Mangal Pandey: The Rising, Ketan Mehta's historical epic exploring India's First War of Independence in 1857, it's rewind time for Bollywood. So we decided to look back at......
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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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-king-who-made-his-own-calendar/20150429.htm
Kathak doyen's home to turn into museum

LUCKNOW: As 'Kalka-Bindadin ki Dyodhi'—the ancestral house of Kathak doyen Pandit Birju Maharaj in Lucknow—is poised for transformation into a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Kathak-doyens-home-to-turn-into-museum/articleshow/47007023.cms
Story of 1857 to come alive in General's Kothi

LUCKNOW: The story of 1857, India's first war of independence, would be told anew with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) shifting the 1857... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Story-of-1857-to-come-alive-in-Generals-Kothi/articleshow/46994058.cms
Enhance beauty with Awadhi traditional jewellery!

who love to adorn their beauty with the traditional jewellery, can have a view of the variety of Awadhi traditional jewellery at an exhibition.... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/enhance-beauty-with-awadhi-traditional-jewellery.html
Freedom fighter Begum Hazrath Mahal a role model for Muslim women

Begum Hazrat Mahal was the wife of former Awadh ruler Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. Her maiden name was Muhammadi Khanum and she was bestowed the title... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/freedom-fighter-begum-hazrath-mahal-role-model-muslim-women

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