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Zamzama - Kims Gun - Bhangian Wali Toop

The Zamzama Gun, (also "Zam-Zammah" or "Zam-Zammeh") also known as Kim’s Gun or Bhangianwala Toap is a large bore cannon. It was cast in 1762 in Lahore, now in Pakistan but at the time part of the Durrani Empire. It is currently on displa...

  • 2014-12-31 - By lahore

Haveli Sardar Jawala Singh Sandhu - Padhana

This is the Haveli of Padhana Sikh Sardars Who belonged to this Village They were Sandhu Jatts They were one of the Oldest Sardars in the Punjab, The Eldest Sister of Rani Jind Kaur(Empress Of Punjab) was married to the Sardar Jawala Singh (d.1...

  • 2015-01-07 - By lahore

Lahore High Court

This Indo-Saracenic building was built in 1886-89 as the Punjab Chiefs Court, was designed by Mr. Brossington and work was supervised by the Mr. J. E. Hilton, Executive Engineer with the total cost of Rs. 3, 21, 837. 

It is found i...

  • 2015-01-23 - By siddique

History Of Lahore Electric Supply Company

In February, 1912 the Lahore Electric Supply Company was formed with a capital of Rs. 5,00,000. The Company was registered on March 21, 1912. Lala Harkishen Lal became the first Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. The constructio...

  • 2015-01-20 - By siddique

Lahore Memories - Haji Ghulam Rasool Tarar

Haji Ghulam Rasool Tarar (d: 1925), a businessman and Philanthropist of Lahore

Contributed and Narrated by: Ch. Muhammad Akram Tarar (grandson)

There was a beautiful five dome mosque on Data Sahab Darba...

  • 2015-01-24 - By siddique

Lahore Memories - Surinder Nath Passey And Family

Lahore Memories - LM017: Lahore Ki Yadien 

Narated by: Surinder Nath Passey. 

Born in Gali Shishe Motian in 1930. Brought up in Kucha Seth Har Parsad. This Kucha was opposite Dai Bholi Gali an...

  • 2015-01-26 - By siddique

The Time When Kashmir Was Ruled By Lahore Darbar Of Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh was crowned on 12 April 1801 at Lahore and he rose to be the ruler of a powerful state extending from Tibet to Sindh and from Khyber pass to the Satluj. For a brief half century, from 1799 to 1846, Lahore as the administr...

  • 2015-02-05 - By siddique

Old Gates Of Lahore Paintings 19th Century

The Walled City of Lahore, also known as the "Old City", or "Androon Shehr" (Punjabi: اندرون شہر), (Literal meaning 'Interior City') is the section of Lahore, Punjab, in Pakistan, that was fortified by a city wall during the Mughal era. It is l...

  • 2015-02-11 - By lahore

Lahore Memories - The Mian's Of Baghbanpura

Lahore Memories - LM011: The Mian’s of Baghbanpura - Lahore c. 1910

Contributed and Narrated by: Mian Haroun Rashid

"This photograph is believed to have been taken in London circa 1910 and shows four membe...

  • 2015-07-09 - By siddique

Nasir Kazmi - The Poet Of Melancholy

March 2, 1972, Nasir Kazmi, one of the greatest poets died in Lahore due to stomach cancer.

Kazmi started his poetic life in 1940 by following the style of Akhtar Sherani and wrote romantic poems and sonnets. Later he began writing ghaz...

  • 2015-03-02 - By siddique

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