Holi. Festival of sharing love | Vrindavan, India

Holi (pronunciation: /ˈhoʊliː/; Sanskrit: होली Holī) is a spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love. Continue reading

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The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā | New Delhi, India

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Persian: مسجد-ا جہاں نما, Devanagari: मस्जिद जहान नुमा, the ‘World-reflecting Mosque’), commonly known as the Jama Masjid (Hindi: जामा मस्जिद, Urdu: جامع مسجد) of Delhi, is one of the largest mosques in India. Continue reading

t y p e w r i t er | an electromechanical machine for writing

A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer’s movable type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfer ink or carbon impressions onto paper. Typically one character is printed on each keypress. Continue reading

BIRYANI | INDIAN CUISINE

Indian cuisine encompasses a wide variety of regional cuisines native to India. Given the range of diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines vary significantly from each other and use locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Continue reading

The Red Fort | POI in Delhi

The Red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort (Lal Qila) rise 33-m above the glamour of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors. The walls, built in 1638, were designed to keep out invaders, now they mainly keep out the noise and confusion of the city. Continue reading