Lahore will be hosting a literary festival on the coming weekend. For a country that only seems to be making headlines for terrorism,political instability,and economic malfunction,not to forget all the Qadris and Altaf Bhais that bombard our headlines,a few academics and ‘artsy’ turn will definitely be a breath of fresh air.
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By Ajai Shukla and Sonia Trikha Shukla
Some cities,just a fortunate few,remain coloured by their history,visibly enriched by reminders of centuries gone by. Residents of Delhi like us routinely walk past 500-year old monuments with scarcely a thought for the shared past that they evoke. But on a visit to Lahore, . . . →Read More:Traveling Lahore in Style
Lahore (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab and the second largest city in the country. With a rich and fabulous history dating back to over a thousand years ago,Lahore is no doubt Pakistan’s cultural capital. One of the most densely populated cities in the world,Lahore remains a vibrant economic,political,transportation,entertainment,and educational hub. Considered . . . →Read More:Mega Cities:Documentary on LAHORE
Walking through the streets of Lahore,you don’t realize how much of history are you taking in. Of course there is the Minar e Pakistan,a national symbol,or the Badshahi Mosque or the Lahore Fort. Yes,we all know these national monuments and the histories associated with them. After all,were we not taught . . . →Read More:Ode to a Forgotten Hero