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Gate of the ninth-century mosque Masjid-e Haji Piyada, one of the oldest mosques in the world

History of Central Asia and Khorâsan @BiruniKhorasan Gate of the ninth-century mosque Masjid-e Haji Piyada, one of the oldest mosques in the world, whose structure is still standing after 1200 years (built by either the Samanids or Saffarids). Balkh province, northern Afghanistan/Khorasan. Photo by Farshâd Usyân.

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US COVID deaths exceed WWII fatalities

US COVID deaths exceed WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst yet to come The number of US COVID-19 deaths surpassed the country’s toll of military fatalities in World War II as new US president Joe Biden took office. A total number of 406,147 people have died from the disease across the US as of Wednesday, […]

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Rising doubts spark mistrust among people about vaccination campaign against the coronavirus pandemic in southeastern Europe

Vaccination of East Europeans faces hurdles amid public mistrust Rising doubts spark mistrust among people and even officials about a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus pandemic in southeastern Europe. Efforts to vaccinate people against the virus in countries like the Czech Republic, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria are facing hurdles due to uncertainties in the […]

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#BiharElectionResults2020 : Results declared for 74 out of the total 243 seats

· #BiharElectionResults2020 : Results declared for 74 out of the total 243 seats. BJP 22, RJD wins 20, JD(U) 13, Congress 7, CPI(M-L) 5, VIP 2 and AIMIM, CPI, CPI(M), HAM(S) & Independent 1. NDA leading on 126 seats Mahagathbandhan on 110 seats AIMIM on 5 seats BSP on 1 seats ANI @ANI

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final resting place of the first Great Mughal Emperor Babur, Bagh-e Babur Garden, Kabul, Afghanistan

Bagh-e Babur Garden (built 1528 onward) The Bagh-e Babur garden is the final resting place of the first Mughal Emperor, Babur. Although present-day Afghanistan was not Babur’s original homeland (he was born in Ferghana in present-day Uzbekistan), he felt sufficiently enamoured of Kabul that he desired to be buried here. When Babur died in 1530 […]

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Gateway of Gulabi Bagh (Rose Garden) – Lahore

Gateway of Gulabi Bagh (Rose Garden) – Lahore c. 1890s This beautiful tile-decorated gate located on Grand Trunk Road was entrance to Gulabi Bagh (Rose Garden) from southern side, built in 1655 by a Persian noble, Mirza Sultan Beg who was Admiral of the Fleet under the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The numerical value of […]

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The Gilgit Mission

  Women Cleaning Cotton Near Hunza River, Circa 1885. The Early History Of Gilgit (The North Most Territory In Pakistan) Is Thousands Of Years Ago. According To Historians, Human Presence Dates Back To Some 2000 BC In Gilgit-Baltistan Region. Lockhart And Woodthorpe Were British Army Officers And Explorers Who Went On A Mission To Explore […]

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the magnificent Red Fort, Delhi

Built to last forever, the magnificent Red Fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. A picture of this marvellous piece of history can be seen on the Rs. 500 note too. The famous Kohinoor diamond was part of the luxurious furnishings here, while the Diwan-i-Khas or the official hall had ceilings carved […]

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Palay Khan : Pashtun Freedom Fighter And Commander Fought Against The British Raj In 1930 At Baluchistan

Palay Khan “پالے خان‎”, (B.1888 – D.1951) Palay Khan Also Referred To As Palay Shah Was An Ethnic “Kakar” Pashtun Freedom Fighter And Commander Of The Group That Fought Against The British Raj In 1930’s, At Baluchistan. Palay Khan Was Living In Zhob District “Formerly Known As Fort Sandeman Or Appozai”, In Balochistan Pakistan. When […]

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Legendary Hindustani Classical Vocalist and founder of Kirana Gharana Ustad Abdul Karim Khan 1912 rare pic

Place : Kolhapur ; Year : 1912 An Archival photo of Legendary Hindustani Classical Vocalist and founder of Kirana Gharana Ustad Abdul Karim Khan (Centre). From Left to Right : Shri. Balubhai Rukadikar (On Tabla), Pandit Sawai Gandharva (Tanpura 1), Pandit Sureshbabu Mane (Tanpura 2), Pandit Harishchandra Kapileshwari (Tanpura 3) and Pandit Balkrishnabuwa Kapileshwari (Tanpura […]