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Paintings of Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah from Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad (L)

Embracing Basant: We look at various elements drawn from the history and heritage of Hyderabad

It was Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah (fifth Sultan of the Qutub Shahi dynasty) who started celebrating the Basant festival 

Published on 15th February 2024
In British history, the secrecy of the monarch's health has always reigned supreme.

By disclosing his cancer, Charles breaks centuries of royal tradition

Charles has withheld details of his illness and treatment, and in that way is carrying on Queen Elizabeth II's approach

Published on 7th February 2024
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Three home-museums in Kolkata history buffs must visit

The best way to start a cultural pilgrimage in the City of Joy is by visiting these restored homes dotted across the metropolitan landscape

Published on 1st February 2024
Apple's upcoming iOS 18 tipped to be 'biggest' update in iPhone history

Apple's upcoming iOS 18 tipped to be 'biggest' update in iPhone history

Apple may be releasing "the biggest" software upgrade in the company's history with the next iOS 18 version, which is anticipated to be unveiled at the company's annual WWDC event in June

Published on 31st January 2024
A famed NYC museum is closing two Native American halls. Harvard and others have taken similar steps

A famed NYC museum is closing two Native American halls. Harvard and others have taken similar steps

The museum said in October that it would pull all human remains from public display

Published on 28th January 2024
The final day of the first week of the 2024 Dakar Rally was eventful

Dakar Stage 6B: History created!

The final day of the first week of the Dakar Rally 2024

Published on 13th January 2024
Closing out 2023 on a triumphant note, BTS’ Jungkook asserted his global musical dominance, consistently clinching top positions on the Billboard charts and achieving remarkable success on iTunes.

BTS’ Jungkook makes history as sole musician with two tracks in US Top 10 downloads, capping off a phenomenal 2023 

Year-end data from the US revealed Jungkook’s stellar performance with Seven and Standing Next to You

Published on 1st January 2024
Saikiran

Saikiran: Stand-up comedy is a performance art with rich history 

Saikiran draws from his experiences to remind us that in India, standup comedy has developed far more quickly than in other nations

Published on 30th December 2022
Christmas 2023: Learn more about the festival’s history, significance, traditions and more

Christmas 2023: Learn more about the festival’s history, significance, traditions and more

Christmas traditions span baking, tree decoration, church visits, gift shopping, festive feasts, carol singing, and attending mass

Published on 24th December 2023
Ramappa Temple

Go back a thousand years with a visit to significant Kakatiyan monuments in Telangana

What is drastically evident within the temple is the impact of a major earthquake that occurred some five centuries ago, despite it being built with sandbox technique and floating bricks

Published on 29th November 2023
Miss Universe has welcomed a plus-sized model Miss Nepal Jane Dipika Garrett, marking a significant shift in the pageant's inclusivity despite its notoriously unrealistic beauty standards

Nepal's Jane Dipika Garrett makes history as the first plus-size model in Miss Universe

The pageant also witnessed two transgender women competitors

Published on 20th November 2023
Founded in 1993 by the visionary Akbar Shahpurwala, Gabbana is a shining example of transformation, innovation, and dedication in the world of bespoke tailoring and personalized fashion

Gabbana By Akbar: A journey of style, ethics, and vision

We trace the remarkable history of Gabbana, from its humble beginnings to becoming an iconic landmark in the world of fashion

Published on 17th November 2023
The festival has many stories on the reason behind its celebrations, which vary widely from region to region

Diwali 2023: Multi-hued stories behind the festival's origin 

The festival has many stories on the reason behind its celebrations, which vary widely from region to region

Published on 9th November 2023
You can catch your own fish by gently paddling gently through the serene waters, or just sailing through the seamless waterbed. Read to know more!

This new Kochi restaurant brings a unique 'sea to table' concept

You can catch your own fish by gently paddling gently through the serene waters, or just sailing through the seamless waterbed. Read to know more!

Published on 9th November 2023
Did you know there's a special day dedicated to celebrating the scrumptious delight that is nachos?

National Nachos Day 2023: A celebration of the beloved snack

Whether you’re hosting a house party, hanging out with friends, or enjoying a low-key Sunday night at home while binge-watching movies, nachos are your steadfast companion

Published on 4th November 2023

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