Heritage

The Toxic Beauty: How Cosmetics Killed Her Highness Queen Elizabeth I

Introduction Beauty has always been the greatest concern for women since ages. Women , all over the world did what not, to look pretty and presentable throughout the history of […]

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Five new heritage sites!!

The world heritage committee recently added four cultural sites situated in Russia, Italy, Slovenia and the UK. They have also added one natural site in Africa. These sites have been added to UNESCO’s world heritage list. These additions were made in the previous week during the extended 44th session of […]

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World Heritage

World heritages consist of all the heritage sites that were discovered around the world and the process of exploring and discovering never stops. Heritage is not only about discovering the […]

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WATSON HOTEL

Watson’s Hotel, currently acknowledged as the Esplanade Mansion, is India’s oldest sustaining cast-iron building. It is located in the Kala Ghoda area of Mumbai (Bombay). Named after its original owner, […]

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MUGHAL ARCHITECTURE PART II

The next ruler to be in power after Babur was his son Humayun ( 1530-1540). He does not lay much effect on architecture as he had to stay in conflicts with Rajputs, afghans, for a long time. He tries to build Dinpanah city in Delhi, started to build but remains […]

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ART AND CULTURE

AJANTA AND ELLORA CAVE ARCHITECTURE Cave architecture had originated in prehistory or the stone age period leading to the development of paintings and sculptures. Ajanta caves had their origin since the Satvahana dynasty during the pre-Mauryan period. It is located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state. It comprises of […]

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A new version of Durga Puja

If anyone manages to come to Kolkata during the upcoming festive months of Durga Puja, one would definitely feel very lucky to watch tall brightly coloured idols with crowds dressed in their best attire and swarming through the streets. But it is all gone now, at least for this year. […]

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Kolkata: Sweet Drops of Heaven

Walking down the street, at every corner, there is either an old, green walled shop or a modern, marble tiled outlet, both adorned with trays of delicious, lip-smacking and beautifully carved out sweets. Be it a festival, or a wedding, none of the events are complete without these little drops […]

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