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Lahore Canal

Lahore Canal, starts from BRB Canal ( Bambawali Ravi-Bedian Canal) that was initially built by the Mughals, a 60 km long extension was made towards west of the city till the Raiwind by the British Government in 1861.

It is a c...

  • 2015-02-26 - By siddique

Forman Christian (Fc) College

Forman Christian College was founded in 1864 by Dr Charles W Forman, a Presbyterian missionary from the USA. Initially known as the Lahore Mission College, the name was changed to Forman Christian College in 1894 in honor of the founder.

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  • 2015-03-03 - By siddique

Jehangir's Tomb - An Architectural Question From History

The flat roof of Jehangir's Tomb, some 200 feet square has a low platform (a Chabutra) at the center, which has raised a question of acute archaeological interest - was there at any date of an upper dome over the roof of the tomb chamber? Tradi...

  • 2015-03-04 - By siddique

Sir Ganga Ram - Father Of Modern Lahore

Sir Ganga Ram (1851-1927) was a civil engineer and leading philanthropist of his times, who established the Renala Hydral Power Station in Renala Khurd in 1925.

In 1873, after a brief Service in Punjab P.W.D devoted himself to practical...

  • 2015-03-14 - By siddique

Bangla Ayub Shah

Bangla Ayub Shah is situated inside Kashmir Gate. Ayub ka Bangla was built in Sikh period. In 1849, it was taken over by a chieftain Ayub Shah who came from Afghanistan. He rebuilt the building and later sold it to the Afghan Royal’s &nbs...

  • 2015-03-21 - By lahore

Lahore Memories - Roy Holliday Posing At Lahore Railway Station

Lahore Memories - 0048: Mr. Roy Holliday, posing at Lahore Railway Station while his journey to Karachi c. 1947

There written "Lahore" in English, Gurmukhi (Punjabi), Hindi and Urdu respectively.

The photo was s...

  • 2015-03-25 - By siddique

Government College University

Although the establishment of a Central College at Lahore was sanctioned in 1856 with the condition that the teachers should be graduates of Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin or Durham, it was not until January 1, 1864 that the college opened its doors...

  • 2015-04-09 - By siddique

A Hameed

Abdul Hameed also known as A. Hameed, a popular Urdu fiction writer from Lahore, Pakistan, who wrote over two hundred books, was born in Amritsar circa 1928 but gained his adulthood in Lahore. He did not distinguish one city from the other. He ...

  • 2015-04-29 - By siddique

Sahir & Amrita - A Romance In Lahore

Sahir Ludhianvi’s real life story sounds like a movie script itself. 

Amrita met Sahir sometime around 1944 in Preet Nagar, a village between Lahore and Amritsar. She was at this time married to Pritam Singh, who was an edito...

  • 2015-05-02 - By siddique

Colors Of The Spirit At Gaddafi Stadium

Colors of the Spirit - The Ladies stand at the Gadaffi Cricket Stadium - Lahore during Pakistan v India, 2nd Test, October 1978-79

A Photo by Patrick Eager

  • 2015-05-22 - By siddique

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