The Taj Mahal is synonymous with Agra. But, as Royina Grewal discovers in her wanderings, there is much more to the city. Its strategic location on important trade routes attracted empire-builders from the Lodhis to the Mughals and the British, each of whom left their mark. Now, however, Agra has fallen prey to apathy and neglect. Large parts of the city have succumbed to decay and haphazard development and the Yamuna River has become a stream of sludge. Only the spirit and enterprise of the eve..
Shivasheesh, the artist, is the son of the well known poet, Shri Prem Kishore "Patakha". His penchant for painting sprouted when he was only ten. Since then he has never stopped. Though still young, over the years he has developed this talent and has excelled in this form of expression, Art.
I wish him a bright future in Art..
The nine decades between 1858 and 1947 were an important time for India. The country was awakening to new realities, trying to shape her own destiny and inching towards freedom. In the process was produced a galaxy of statesmen, social reformers and freedom fighters who were not just exceptional people, but brilliant orators as well. Starting with Queen Victoria's 'Proclamation' and ending with Jawaharlal Nehru's famous 'Tryst with Destiny' speech, this book brings together some of the most stir..
Challenge the genius inside you with codeword: an ingenious puzzle where each letter has a number equivalent already placed in the grid - but can you work out what goes where? Featuring 250 fantastic examples with a range of difficulty levels,this collection is sure to keep your puzzling head busy for hours...
25000+BABY NAMES lets you scan the most contemporary girls’ and boys' names to find the right name for your new baby. It includes the following features:
Guidelines for naming your baby
A list of the most popular boy's and girls' names
Popular names from around the world..
The 2014 Indian general elections has been regarded as the most important elections in Indian history since 1977. It saw the decimation of the ruling Congress party, a spectacular victory for the BJP and a new style of campaigning that broke every rule in the political game. But how and why? In his riveting book, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the story of this pivotal elections through all the key players and the big news stories. Beginning with 2012, when Narendra Modi won the state elections in Guja..
A bustling metropolis, the capital of the world's largest democracy - Delhi is visited by many. Within it are many ancient ruins, remnants of seven cities, of aspirations made and marred by time. Here marauders became emperors, installed themselves on opulent thrones on the strength of their armies. Even today people from many corners of the country and the world come here to study, transact business or to just travel...
From the famed kitchens of the legendary Moti Mahal restaurant comes The Moti Mahal Cookbook: On the Butter Chicken Trail, replete with the original recipes of their signature dishes. Kundan Lal Gujral, the founder of Moti Mahal, not only created the tandoori chicken, he invented the makhani gravy-the mother of North Indian gravies-to transform the succulent tandoori chicken into the delectable butter chicken, a star staple of the Moti Mahal repertoire. Chicken tikka masala followed and Indian c..
Test your mental skills with this brilliant selection of criss-cross puzzles: a fascinating alternative to wordsearch,which is certain to keep you entertained! Work out which words fit where just by their length and spacing to one another. With 250 examples to sharpen your skills, you are sure to be an expert puzzler in no time...
India's British connection, under the East India Company and part of the Empire, had far-reaching consequences on the sub-continent's complex polity. The impact was loud and conspicuous on every aspect of life. The traditional cultures imbibed the new concepts of rule of law, justice, nationalism, social reforms and English language with enthusiasm...
Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever - just the two of them. But when Joey's new foster brother, Paul, turns up, everything changes. First Joey falls for Hannah's brother, Kit. Then Paul complicates things - with some kittens, a chocolate bar and a stripy pink bicycle...
Meant for armchair traveller and globetrotter alike
Stunning pictures that transport you to the desert land, its wondrous fort and the palaces within
Written like a story that helps one envision bygone days To be used as a handy guide for oneself and for showing off your intimate knowledge of the place to fellow travellers
Can be read to fill in the time after a hearty meal on a rooftop cafe
Amateur photographers might like to use it as a guide to smart photography in the golden city ..
On one's first visit, Old Delhi seems a bewildering place; its crazy crush of people overflows every pavement, its chaotic mix of rickshaws, motorbikes and cars crams every road; and just to complete the sensory overload you have to add the ever-present background screech of horns! But once you've broken through this initial barrier, you begin to see 0Id Delhi for what it is-an engaging picture of contemporary life set in the most fascinating of urban landscapes. Old Delhi: 10 Easy Walks makes i..
DISCOVER YOUR DESTINY BY NUMBERS
Are you a number 1
1 is the number of the self, of individuality, will, independence, and originality. The number one personality expresses leadership and pioneering efforts
and the promotion of fortitude and honesty.
Are you a number 3
3 is the number of creativity, beauty, joy, and self-expression...
'Ullekh NP has crafted a well-researched and gripping narrative of how the BJP seized the moment in 2014. Its penetrating analysis of the personalities, politics and methods of Modi and Amit Shah makes it a useful resource for answering the major question of India's near-term political future: Will the BJP in the Modi era realise its ambition of building on 2014 to emerge as the dominant party nationwide?'
'Ullekh NP tells the story of Narendra Modi's campaign to lead the world's largest democr..
If you like crosswords, you will love arrowwords: a fun, fresh approach to puzzles.The clues sit inside the grid so once you have played you might find it hard to go back to crosswords.Featuring 250 challenges with a wide range of subjects,this book is certain to keep your puzzle cravings at bay wherever you find yourself...
Conflict and Diplomacy: US and the Birth of Bangladesh, Pakistan Divides delineates East Bengal's long, complicated, and agonising journey from being ,an integral part of India to East. Pakistan, finally to Bangladesh. This reordering of human lives tightly compressed in time inevitably culminated in trauma, generating several new gee-political stress lines of enormous power in the subcontinent. The authors"; JASWANT SINGH and MAJ-GEN. S.P. BHATIA, lead the readers along this twisted and to..
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE A PRACTICAL GUIDE ... shows how you can improve your personal and professional relationships, your health, your children's prospects and more. With exercises, case studies and useful tips, it helps you put the principles of EI into practice to achieve a happier, healthier life...
Are you a Pisces who goes off the rails at the first sign of a problem, or a Scorpio who turns disaster into opportunity? Stuck in a job you hate, or struggling to curb your spending? Understanding your sign's strengths and weaknesses will help you cope with all of life's challenges, from finding your soulmate and relating to your loved ones to managing your finances and getting your dream job.
This is the first easy-to-read book about recent Indian political history. Pegged on the general elections that shaped today's India, Mandate: Will of the People tells the story of Indian politics in a gripping, page-turning style. Vir Sanghvi, the well-known journalist and TV anchor, draws on his personal experiences and memories as well as scores of interviews to piece together an incisive and candid account of what went on behind the scenes. Peppered with little-known details and insider info..
From the Backcover of 'Albert Einstein - A Biography' By Alice Calaprice
Albert Einstein was named 'Person of the Century' and remains one of the most famous scientists in, world history. But what was he really like, as a person?
Summary of 'Start-Up Sutra What The Angels Wont Tell You About Business And Life' By Rohit Prasad
An entrepreneur is someone who stands up to the universe, to all that has come before, and says, I can know your essence, I will change your expr..
Summary of 'Eat & Run - My Unlikely Journey To Ultramarathon Greatness' By Scott Jurek And Steve Friedman
'What a triumph - both Scott Jurek's life and this one-of-a-kind book. I've seen Scott in action as he defies unimaginable..