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Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, Ajmer

Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, Ajmer

Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra is one of the classic instances of religious vandalism, an outstanding example of an edifice built over the ruins of Jain temples. This famous mosque, situated on the border of Ajmer, is an inimitable example of primitive Indo-Islamic architecture. Constructed by Muhammad Ghori, Adhai- din-ka-Jhonpra has a slew of interesting legends to its name. While some …

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Ajmer Sharif

Ajmer Sharif

Islamism, Sufism and the Sufi tradition – all of them teaches us one thing – the message of peace, submission, surrender and obedience to Almighty God. Ajmer Sharif, better known to the world as Dargah Sharif of Hazrat Khwaja, is one of the most revered destinations for the theists, the ultimate place for spiritual redemption. The revered tomb of Hazrat …

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Henna Art back in vogue in Srinagar Valley

Henna Art back in vogue in Srinagar Valley

Young girls and women from all backgrounds are trying their hand out at henna art, which has made Eid eve look all the more attractive. Henna artists had erected their make shift stalls or coordinated with the plush beauty parlours of the city for catering to the rush of women, who wish to adorn their hands. Majority of these henna …

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Between whom was the battle of Haldighati fought?

Pratap Singh became the Maharana of Mewar in 1572 after the death of his father Maharana Udai Singh. Pratap never accepted Emperor Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Akbar as ruler of India, and fought Emperor Akbar all his life. Emperor Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Akbar first tried diplomacy to win over Pratap Singh but nothing worked. Pratap Singh maintained that he had no …

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Panchanan Maheshwari

Panchanan Maheshwari — In the heyday of science at Allahabad University students from all parts of the country used to flock to it. Of the hundreds who entered it in July, 1921, was Panchanan Maheshwari. At the Ewing Christian College, where he was admitted to the B.Sc. course was Winfield Dudgeon, an American missionary, who was a renowned botanist and …

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Malvika Iyer

Malvika Iyer is the essence of courage and optimism. At 13, a freak accident caused her to lose both her hands and severely damaged her legs, raising serious doubts about whether she would ever walk again. But young Malvika braved the odds and emerged victorious. Today she is a dedicated social worker, a motivational speaker and model for accessible clothing …

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