Category Archives: Glimpses of Our Cities

Delhi:The Mughal Metropolis is Becoming a Lost City?

Founded as ‘Shahjahanabad’ by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 as a planned city , it remained the capital of the Mughals until the end of the dynasty. It was and is a true metropolis.Today, it is home to the … Continue reading

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Jaunpur: Sheeraz-e-Hind

Jaunpur is also known as Sheeraz-e-Hind. The  city was founded by the Sultan of Delhi Feroz Shah Tughlaq and named in memory of his cousin, Muhammad bin Tughluq, whose given name was Jauna Khan.In 1388, Feroz Shah Tughlaq appointed Malik Sarwar as the … Continue reading

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Mumbai City has Multiple Problems and Solutions Too !!!!

Mumbai is a paradox . It is a success as well as failure story Problems are many…… Traffic Congestion With trains arriving at the station every 3 minutes and transporting approximately 6 million people a day, the trains in Mumbai are … Continue reading

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Pressing Problems of Chennai

Anyone who lived in India’s bigger cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata would consider Chennai  as a city with comparatively better infrastructure. But then, why should Chennai be compared and measured against other cities in India, when Chennai is the biggest producer … Continue reading

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