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In Pictures : 14 portraits of Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, India's most prominent cultural icon and it's first Nobel Laureate was a poet, novelist, playwright, educator - and an institution...
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India, on display : The Great Exhibition of 1851

Between May 1 - October 11, 1851 more than six million people flocked to London's Hyde Park to see 'wonders from across...
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Hamida Banu Begum : Akbar’s mother was a collector of books!

Apart from the wives and daughters of the Mughal Emperors, the matriarchs of the family played a critical role in establishing and...
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Monumental Feats of Mughal Women : 7 Iconic Spots in Delhi

Of the Mughal era-monuments in Delhi, many were built under the patronage of the Empire's women. But somehow, the story of their...
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In Paintings: How the Churning of the Ocean led to the Largest Gathering on...

Indian stories, told through paintings are a sure way to make children fall in love with museums! We've tried and tested this, with much...

In Paintings: 8 Beautiful Mosques of India

With the spread of Islam into India, many rulers took to building mosques. Apart from being places for worship, these mosques are a symbol...
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The Peacock: Of a Fabulous Tail and Fantastic Tales

The competition was tough, the prize impressive. Among the many strong contenders were influential members of the avian fraternity- the Great Indian Bustard, the...
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Mango : The National Fruit of India

He visits my town once a year. He fills my mouth with kisses and nectar. I spend all my money on him Who, girl, your man? No, a...
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Remembering Mahatma Gandhi through Art !

Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi , a global icon for peace was assassinated on January 30, 1948 by Nathuram Godse, sending an entire nation into...
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Republic Day Tableaus : A Quick Guide to India’s Heritage

Republic Day is India's greatest National celebration.  Even though January 26 would be a holiday, we would wake up early to watch the Parade...
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