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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......

Judge of Mumbai attacks trial in Pak changed for 7th time

The judge of the anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects charged with involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks was changed for the seventh time on Wednesday, with the......

The LeT men who helped Headley plan 26/11 attacks

The National Investigation Agency team, which quizzed Lashkar-e-Tayiba operative David Headley in Chicago this week, tried to glean information about Abu al-Qama, who allegedly played a key role in......

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......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

'My father didn't get his due. That still rankles'

'People don't talk about any role that my father did -- it is always Gabbar Singh. He regretted this. He would tell me, 'I started at 25 floors and couldn't go any higher because I had started too......

40 years of Sholay: Jai, Veeru, Basanti THEN and NOW!

Rediff.com celebrates 40 years of the beloved movie classic. 'Indian film history can be divided into Sholay BC and Sholay AD,' believes filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.The maker of Mr India isn't......

Review: Jaanisaar music is strictly for lovers of classical music

The Jaanisaar soundtrack is worth a listen but it may not be everyone's cup of tea, writes Aelina Kapoor. The Jaanisaar soundtrack includes as many as 10 songs, all belonging to the period......

Awadh, through Muzaffar Ali's Jaanisaar

Muzaffar Ali’s period drama Jaanisaar launched its first look and trailer at the Asia Fashion Week in London last week. The movie marks the return of the maverick filmmaker to the silver......

SAF Games cancelled

The thrice-postponed ninthSouth Asian FederationGames were cancelled on Thursday after Pakistan expressed its inability to host the regional multi-event competition.The executive council meeting of......
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Culture festival enthrals schoolkids with heritage peek

Lucknow: After waking them up to a morning of ragas on Sunday with a one of its kind performance at dawn by classical singer Shubha Mudgal, the... ...

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Travelling back in time

The writer takes a walk right into the history of the magical kingdom of Awadh, its nawabs, architecture, and graceful culture Ye Lakhnau ki... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/brinda-suri-on-travelling-back-in-time-in-awadh/article8202874.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Between covers, fine dining a la Awadh

Lucknow: It's a book that promises to leave you hungry. And salivating. 'Classic Cuisine of Lucknow', English translation of Mirza Jaffar... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/lucknow/Between-covers-fine-dining-a-la-Awadh/articleshow/50858328.cms
Bringing back forgotten delicacies from kitchen of nawabs

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Lucknow, Feb. 4 -- Muala ajmi kofta (sublime Persian... ...

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Birju Maharaj's home to turn into Kathak museum

Lucknow: All elements of the legacy of Kathak's Lucknow gharana will now be under one roof for all to see. The house, Bindadeen ki Deohri, home to... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/lucknow/Birju-Maharajs-home-to-turn-into-Kathak-museum/articleshow/50842337.cms

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