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Father of fibre optics

                    Narinder Singh Kapany  born 31 October 1926 to a Sikh family in Moga, Punjab, India, is an Indian-born American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre optics.He was named… Continue Reading →

Indian spy

In 1986 during the Mizo National Front insurgency where Laldenga’s army was holding the Indian state to ransom, an Indian spy penetrated the Mizo National Army and won over six of the seven closest aides of Laldenga. The core of… Continue Reading →

Highest Gateway In World

Buland Darwaza , or the “Gate of Magnificence”, was built in 1576 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is 43 km from Agra,… Continue Reading →

City of widwos

Vrindavan is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the site where according to Hinduism, Lord Krishna spent his childhood days. The town is about 10 km away from Mathura, Krishna’s birthplace on the Agra-Delhi… Continue Reading →

Ram Barat

Ram Barat  is a part of Ramlila celebration in Agra. It is one of the biggest annual event in North India. Ram Barat literally mean Baraat Marriage procession of Shri Ram. Every year a new locality is chosen in Agra… Continue Reading →

The Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors

A new cafe in the Indian city of Agra, besides serving coffee, aims to remove the stigma surrounding victims of acid attacks. Cafe Sheroes’ Hangout, an initiative started by the Stop Acid Attacks campaign and the Chaanv Foundation, hopes to… Continue Reading →

Agra Petha

Petha is a translucent soft candy from North India and Pakistan (Punjab region and metros). Usually rectangular or cylindrical, it is made from the ash gourd vegetable (also known as winter melon or white pumpkin, or simply petha in Hindi… Continue Reading →

Taj Mahotsav

Taj Mahotsav is an annual 10 day (from 18 to 27 February) event at Shilpgram in Agra, India. This festival invokes the memories of old Mughal era and nawabi style prevalent in Uttar Pradesh in 18th and 19th centuries. About… Continue Reading →

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