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Entrance Gate Of Badshahi Masjid

 In 1841, during the Sikh civil war, Ranjit Singh's son, Sher Singh, used the Mosque's large minarets for placement of zamburahs or light guns, which were placed atop the minarets to bombard the supporters of the Sikh Maharani Chand Kaur t...

  • 2015-06-20 - By siddique

Life Of Lahore Through Edwin Lord Weeks Eye

Edwin Lord Weeks (1849 – 1903) was an American artist. After his studies in Paris, Weeks emerged as one of America's major painters of Orientalist subjects. Throughout his adult life he was an inveterate traveler and journeyed to South Am...

  • 2015-07-05 - By siddique

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi

Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi (born 20 November 1916 – died 10 July 2006) was an Urdu and English language Pakistani poet, journalist, literary critic, dramatist and short story author.

He wrote 50 books on topics such as poetry, fiction, cr...

  • 2015-07-10 - By siddique

The Battle For Lahore And Amritsar

Article by Ishtiaq Ahmed

Large-scale rioting in the undivided Punjab subsided from March14, 1947, onwards, but enough blood had been spilled not to letthe Punjab return to normality. Lahore, Amritsar, Multan and Rawalpindi witn...

  • 2015-08-12 - By siddique

A Forgotten Star Of Lahore - Singer Tamancha Jan

Tamancha Jan was born in 1918 as 'Gulzar' to a family of hereditary courtesans.

Gulzar acquired the name 'Tamancha Jan' at a time when popular Indian cinema was infatuated with the idea of assertive, strong and bold women.


  • 2015-09-12 - By siddique

Ustad Amanat Ali Khan

Ustad Amanat Ali Khan (1922– 18 Septem...

  • 2015-09-18 - By siddique

Project Lahore: Telling A Story Pictorially

Project Lahore: telling a story pictorially

by Ishtiaq Ahmad / DailyTimes.

Siddique Shahzad and Qasim Khan's devotion to Lahore testifies to the abiding attraction of the tall Punjabi boast: Jinai Lahore naheen ...

  • 2016-02-19 - By siddique

Impact Of Lahore's Culture On Its Environment

Lahore is touted as the cultural hub of Punjab and the heart of Pakistan. There is a famous saying here in Pakistan “jinnay Lahore nahi vekhea o jamya nai” which roughly translates into (anyone who hasn’t seen Lahore, hasn&rsq...

  • 2016-03-30 - By aminah

Gurdwara Guru Mangat - Lahore

Gurdwara Guru Mangat #Lahore c. 1940s

Once this gurdwara used to be very close to Lahore Cantonment railway station, later Gulberg was developed around it. Guru Hargobind came here after leaving Mozang and built this Gurudawara. 

  • 2016-06-15 - By siddique

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