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Reading List 2015: Half Yearly Goal

This is one is late in coming. It's already mid of June, half of the year has gone and I haven't read anything significant this year save the classic Around the World in Eighty Days. This post is as much... Continue Reading →

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The School of Life: A Must Watch Channel on Youtube

  Last night, I was casually browsing through Youtube and stumbled upon this interesting channel called- The School of Life.  They basically produce short 4-5 minute videos on key summaries ranging across Philosophy, Art & Architecture, Sociology, Literature, Economic Theory... Continue Reading →

Western Art Movements: The Renaissance

    "The aim of the art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance" -Aristotle I have always been fascinated with Art. Although, I must admit that I can't review any artwork, or consider... Continue Reading →

Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

I found this - Interesting link on BBC History Extra about Agatha Christie's mysterious disappearance during the winter of 1926. If you like Christie, like I do, take a look.

Top 3 Must See Cities in India

The blog has been silent for a while and I apologize for that. A lot has been happening in between and unfortunately this little blog of mine was left neglected. Nevertheless, I'm back!  And..Today I want to write about historic... Continue Reading →

Shahjahan: The Grand Architect (Continued)

  a) Taj Mahal at Agra I had to put this one first only cause it is the most famous monument known world over principally as a symbol of great love. Shahjahan commissioned the Taj Mahal project in 1632 after... Continue Reading →

The Mughal Chronicles VI: The Grand Architect

Shah Jahan 5th Mughal Emperor   Born as Khurrum, third son to Emperor Jahangir and his Hindu wife Taj Begum, was given the name Shahjahan (meaning Ruler of the World) when he came to power in 1627-  A throne that came... Continue Reading →

Western Art Movements: Timeline

 

Partition of India: The Horror It Was

THE PARTITION OF INDIA 1947 COURTESY: LIFE MAGAZINE Last night I was up till midnight watching Deepa Mehta's 1947: Earth,  a moving and poignant film on the most gruesome event recorded in human history- The Partition of India. As I watched... Continue Reading →

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