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Simran Agarwal
Natural history collections, housed in museums dotted across India are like mines of data. We look at five natural history museums that aim to educate mother earth’s future caretakers. (Photo courtesy: Pixabay) At a time when climate change is an ever-existing concern and an increasing number of…
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Narayani Gupta
Mirza Ismail was disapproving of the British’s improvement of Indian cities and towns, and greatly advocated for the need for gardens and parks. As part of the series ‘Reading a City’, Sahapedia explores Ismail’s thoughts on town-planning and his conflicts with bureaucracy. (Photo Courtesy:…
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Paromita Shastri
Built and renovated over five centuries, the Mysore Palace is official abode of the Wadiyar dynasty of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore. It is one of the grandest and most popular public attractions in India. We look at its interesting and eventful history. (Photo courtesy: Pixabay) If there is one…
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Manan Kapoor and Shruti Chakraborty
While the Targaryens and the Lannisters continue to fight for the coveted Iron Throne in the iconic TV series ‘Game of Thrones’, we look at some of the historic Indian thrones that were symbols of power and wealth.     While many might think that there is no other throne as powerful and coveted as…
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Mr. Kuldip Singh, an architect and town planner by profession, and owner of a beautiful collection of Thanjavur and Mysore paintings by passion, speaks about his journey of collecting these pieces of art. His quest and research on various aspects of these painting traditions also illuminates their…
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Late Shri Vijaynath Shenoy
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