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Tales & Trails

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Bishnupur’s Temples of the Earth | Tales & Trails
On Tales and Trails, join us at the exquisitely carved terracotta temples of Bishnupur in West Bengal and find the stories hidden deep within them.

History Daily

Cover Story

Sultans of the South

‘The Rebel Sultans’ by author, @ManuPillai throws a fascinating insight into a forgotten chapter of Indian history. Catch the review and the ‘Story Behind the Story’ with @AkshayatLHI -

Snapshort Histories

The Indian Army – A Story of Integration

On #armyday, catch the little-known story of how the armies of all the princely states were integrated into the Indian Army, to create a fabulous reflection of our great country

Amazing India

Diu: A Historic Island Outpost

Home to one of the ‘7 Wonders of Portuguese Origin’ in the world and marking its place in maritime history, the island of Diu is alittle more than a holiday hideout. Catch the spectacular story of this town on the west coast of India.

Stories that Make India

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Kharad: Life in a Weave
Catch the story of the weave that traces its origins 800 years... Kharad harks back to the era of old palaces, wandering nomads and camel herders

Amazing India

Amazing India

Palakkad Gap: Piece of the Puzzle

Go down south, along the tail end of the western ghats - mountains that hug the Arabian Sea coast in India and you will come across a site that bears testimony to one of the most spectacular continental drifts on Earth.  

Amazing India

Chandragiri: The Last Capital of the Vijayanagara Empire

It did not end at Talikota... a part of the grand Vijayanagara empire continued to exist for another 81 years!

Road to Enterprise

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Thrissur - India’s Gold Capital
Catch the story of how Thrissur, a town in Kerala, spawned the great gold empires, that now extend across the world

Living History

Living History

A ‘Soap Opera’ Worth Visiting

Ardeshir Godrej revolutionised the bathing experience when he launched a first-of-its-kind soap in the early 20th century. Follow the story he scripted through memorabilia from the company’s archives

History in a Dish

Mahua-India’s Earthy Brew  

You may love your pint of whiskey, beer or rum, but have you had a taste of one of India’s oldest brews?

Forgotten Treasures

The Bombay Blackwood: A Class Apart

Did you know that Bombay was home to its own style of furniture - the ‘Bombay Blackwood’ that was so in vogue, that US millionaires and Middle Eastern Sultans used to collect it