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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived; but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

Maya Angelou.

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Sindhi Voices from the Partition

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From school history textbooks movies, to books, to stories of Partition in art, there have been continuous efforts to document the narratives...
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Mah Laqa Bai Chanda

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Poet, Singer, Dancer, Warrior, Political Consultant, Champion for Girls’ education : Mah Laqa Bai donned many hats. Indian history has witnessed many...

Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Agra : A Daughter’s Gift

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In the chaos of Agra and its many bridges, one could easily miss this elegant pavilion on the riverbank. As one drives...
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Each Night Put Kashmir in Your Dreams : a series by artist Nilima Sheikh

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From being ‘paradise on earth’, to being stereotyped with images of violence and political unrest, Kashmir’s story has been the subject of...
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A Leader like Maharaja Ranjit Singh

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh is the stuff of legend. The history of the Indian subcontinent is incomplete without the stories of this very-loved and respected...

Now Showing : the Royal Arts of Jodhpur… in America!

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Earlier this month, Mehrangarh Museum's landmark exhibition "Peacock in the Desert : Royal Arts of Jodhpur" opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston...
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Remembering 7 women freedom fighters from India : through Stamps!

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In the crowd of countless people, whose valour and unwavering perseverance got us freedom, were several women whose stories could not...
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How Sister Nivedita’s contribution to Indian art history shaped the National Movement

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The Irish-born educationist, author, social activist and thinker, Margaret Elizabeth Noble (1867-1911), a.k.a Sister Nivedita, was a significant contributor to the field...

Slaves of Fashion : An exhibition by The Singh Twins

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“ Do you think the blue jeans were invented by Levis Strauss? Think Again “ - reads the prompt when you use the interactive...
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Tracing Netaji’s Life through Museums

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On the 122nd birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose, India celebrates the life of one of it's most heroic leaders.
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