Things to do

6 things to do when you are stuck in Gurgaon – Delhi jam

Shut down the ignition: While your time is already getting wasted, do not waste fuel it costs you money and you may never know if you will be able to make it to the fuel station; Open your laptop , I-pad, playstation etc. – make your car a virtual entertainment hub. Play games, look at some funny videos or do some online shopping to keep you little relaxed; Avoid drinking coffee or aerated drinks, just drink water when essential because you [...]

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Set a style statement starting from Rs.10!

We Delhiites love shopping, and literally anything and everything that can add to our fashion statement. So, this monsoon season, how about some colorful bangles to complement your truly distinct style statement. Here's a guide to Delhi's famous 5 markets that sell almost any colour and designs that would go with your outfit. Churi-walan, Old Delhi: Experiment with the most beautifully carved and artistic designs at this 400 years old market of Old Delhi. You would find bangle sellers (some of whom [...]

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State of Art! 7 must shop state Emporiums in Delhi

Set perfect as string of pearls these treasure-filled state emporiums are perfect to take you on a shopping tour of India. Not only they can keep you busy for hours but right from cotton kurtas to stone carvings you can get it all, right here in Delhi. At Baba Kharak Singh Marg, bang opposite the famous Hanuman Temple, there are 18 state emporiums, and here’s our top 7 picks: Zoon, Kashmir: What should you buy? papier mâché , carpets, apricot wood handicrafts and [...]

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Historical chords! 111 years old Lahore music house

What is it? This legendary music shops in the bylanes of Old Delhi, with histories spanning a century, is not just carrying on a musical legacy but provides fodder for old music lore too. They manufacture, retail and export musical instruments in more than 12 countries. They have two manufacturing units, one in Chandigarh, and the other in the outskirts of Delhi. What's the history? Lahore Music House has been in the area for more than seven decades – ever since its founder [...]

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Stories never end in Delhi’s read street

What is it? Nearly over 30 years old Sunday market dedicated to just books, starting at a price as low as Rs.10/-. It is so interesting to see that the books are sold in kilos. It’s Rs. 20 a kg, isn't it cheaper than a burger. What all can you find here? On the mile-long footpath between Delite cinema and the iron footbridge, near Jama Masjid, you can literally find any form of book, right from Dan Brown to to APJ Abdul Kalam, [...]

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Rs. 100 for unlimited number of a variety of mangoes at the “Delhi Summer Festival”

What is it? Delhi’s mango favourite mango festival has now joined hands with the Delhi Summer festival. It’s a three-day long event at Dilli Haat in Janakpuri where you can eat an unlimited number of a variety of mangoes just for Rs. 100. When? 24 – 26 June 26 Timings? 11: 00 AM to 10:00 PM Closest metro station: Tilak Nagar What Else? You can enjoy summer fruits, cold desserts and cool beverages. Did you know ? Some interesting quick facts about mangoes: There are [...]

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6 stunning long drive roads in Delhi – NCR

Long drives have always been associated with romance or adventure. Here are some the stunning long drive roads that you can hit during non- traffic hours for an absolute bliss! National Highway - NH8 : Stunning and spotless roads that connect Delhi and Gurgaon. This is a six to eight lane expressway which is a part of the Golden Quadrilateral. Image: Fillthewell.com The Ridge Road: Known as the green lungs for Delhi, it’s the world's second most bird-rich capital city, after Kenya's [...]

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Euro 2016 : Screenings in Delhi – NCR

Are you a soccer lover? No matter if you were unable to make it to France, here’s a list of selected sports bar places in Delhi and Gurgaon that usually never leave sports enthusiasts disappointed. Atleast not for arguably the most watched, UEFA Euro 2016, after the FIFA World Cup. Underdoggs Source: Underdoggs Why should you be here? To watch your favourite teams play on several big HD and projection. What else: If some people in your gang are not soccer fans, then they [...]

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Museums: Past gets tangible here!

An ode to the International Museum Day. Check out Delhi's some of the most magnificent museum that you may / may not have been to: National Museum: storehouse of heritage Why should you be here? To see this spectacular storehouse of over 200,000 works of art, both national and international, spanning over 5,000 years. Also, it’s one of the largest museums in India that holds a variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of Where: Rajpath, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi [...]

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In- photo: The 700-year-old tradition of qawwali at Hazrat Nizamuddin

This is definitely one of the “must – do” Thursday night things in Delhi. Where: Just around Mathura Road, the dargah (shrine) of Nizamuddin Auliya is one of the most famous landmarks in Delhi. When: Though the qawwali performances happen here every night, but Thursday night or ‘Jummeraat’ has a special significance Timings:  It's spread over two sessions, one at sundown and one around 9pm, but in winter, only the dusk session takes place, after maghrib (the evening prayer). What else? It’s quite [...]

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