Monthly Archives: February 2009

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259: Connect.

258: The Pancha Bootha Sthalams – the five Siva temples dedicated to the five elements.

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258: What does this picture represent?

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257: Foreign winners of Nishan-e-Pakistan, Pakistan’s highest civilian honour.

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257: What links these people?

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256: The Peacock Throne. (The photo was that of the Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience) at Agra Fort)

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256: What used to be here, supposedly?

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255: PC Mahalanobis and the ISI, Calcutta.

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255: Identify the person and the institution honoured on this stamp.

255254: Deputy Prime Ministers of India – missing individual – LK Advani.

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254: What connects these men? Who’s missing?

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253: The connection is Bhulbhulayah. (Maze) Visuals of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu and the Bara Imambara in Lucknow. The Bara Imambara is supposed to contain a labyrinth called Bhulbhulayah. Manichitrathazhu was remade in Hindi as Bhool Bhulaiyaa.

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253: Identify and connect.

252: Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park in Gujarat. The site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the only complete and unchanged Islamic pre-Mughal city.