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    Corporate Quiz

    by  • February 5, 2016 • General, Heritage • 0 Comments

    Why would the ruins of a 700 year old fort on the outskirts of the city generate interest in a corporate firm, planning to organize an outing for its employees, instead of going to a resort or a conventional picnic spot? What makes people prefer a dilapidated monument over a comfortable and accessible relaxing corner in the...

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    CP Ka Underbelly!

    by  • December 27, 2013 • General, Heritage • 9 Comments

    Connaught Place or CP as most refer to it, was recently listed by Forbes magazine to be the 5th most expensive ‘office destination’ in the world! And if the plans formulated by NDMC and Delhi Government are taken to their logical conclusion (albeit at DMRC-speeds!) and notwithstanding the new AAP ki Delhi Government (no...

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    Homecoming on Durga Puja

    by  • November 3, 2013 • Culture, Food, General • 0 Comments

    Delhi’s Pujos through the eyes of a Dilliwaali Guest post and pictures by Jayati Ghose, an active DelhiByFoot community member. (Additional pictures by Ramit Mitra)  Jayati is a writer and journalist, who has been penning short stories for many years, specialising in ‘Thriller’s! Her recent ‘obsession’ includes a random exploration of the city she...

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    Chhadeeyon ka Mela

    by  • April 26, 2013 • Events, General, Heritage • 2 Comments

    Guest Post by Ankita Goel Delhi is vast. It is a vibrant city, always on the move, thousands of people flocking to it daily. A mega-city surrounded by ‘bustling-at-their-seams’ suburbs. And amidst all the chaos, the teeming millions and the thousands visiting the city daily, the events creating political upheavals in our capital city we tend...

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    Once upon a time Delhi had Appu Ghar…

    by  • September 28, 2012 • General • 0 Comments

    Today I came across an article about the progress of the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) plans for the extension of the Indian Supreme Court in Delhi in the area, which once housed Appu Ghar . And nostalgia overtook me… Do you people remember Appu Ghar? Man!! I can’t even imagine my childhood without one Appu Ghar...

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    Where have the sparrows of Delhi gone?

    by  • May 8, 2012 • General • 3 Comments

    UPDATE on 16th Aug 2012: Its quite a coincidence that a few months back I wrote the post below, about the vanishing species of sparrows and today I see that finally the Delhi Government has woken up to the issue of conservation of Sparrows (full report). I  grew up in Delhi in the 80’s and 90’s,...

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