Monthly Archives: October 2009

Namaz At India Islamic Cultural Centre

India Islamic Cultural Center (IICC) takes your breath away with its beautiful dome, intricate calligraphy and delicate design. With the objective to “promote understanding among the people of different religion and help the promotion of the cause of national integration,” it has quickly become an important institution. Continue reading

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Guzishta Lucknow

Guzishta Lucknow by Abdul Halim Sharar (1869 – 1926) is a detailed historical account of the Lucknow society during the rule of Nawabs. It is filled with countless lesser known facts and fascinating stories about yesteryear’s Lucknow and gives you an insight into the daily lives of the Nawabs and the commoners of the city. Continue reading

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