Culture & Heritage

Azmat Jah Bahadur anointed as The Ninth Nizam of Hyderabad

(RAHNUMA) Nawab Mir Mohammed Azmat Ali Khan known as Azmat Jah, the eldest son of the eighth Nizam of Hyderabad, Nawab…

Richness of ‘Asaf Jah-ism’ gave many Hyderabadis a pride in cultural finesse beyond polemics of faith

By Syed Ahmed Khan Representative Editor In Chief, The Rahnuma-E-Deccan Daily January 19th, 2023 HYDERABAD (RAHNUMA) Hyderabad’s erstwhile Royals the…

How an Ottoman Princess brought the abolished Turkish Caliphate to the Nizam of Hyderabad

HYDERABAD (RAHNUMA) The name of Her Imperial Highness Princess Durru Shehvar, the elder daughter-in-law of His Exalted Highness the Nizam…

When the Nizam was projected as Caliph’s successor, and Hyderabad a magnet for global Muslims

On March 3, 1924 a historic decree passed by the Grand National Assembly of Turkey abolished the Ottoman Caliphate or…

AlUla Moments launches the inaugural Ancient Kingdoms Festival

AlUla (RAHNUMA) From 11 th – 27 th November, for the first time ever, the three linked ancient oases of…

How politics reduced Tipu Sultan from a national hero to a controversial figure

Bengaluru, Aug 27 (IANS) It is common in every household of south Karnataka to address their kids as Tipu Sultan till…

Quit India: At 33, Aruna Asaf Ali hoisted Tricolour at Mumbai’s Gowalia Tank in 1942

(RAHNUMA) On August 8, 1942, after Gandhiji’s historic ‘Quit India’ call to the British Raj at Mumbai’s Gowalia Tank maidan,…

The saga of Bi Amma, whom Gandhi addressed as ‘meri maa’

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Among the few Muslim women who had actively participated in the Indian Independence movement, Abadi Bano…

Traditions describing the Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ fashion sense, physical beauty and attributes – salutations and blessings be upon him

by Ahmed Khan, Founder, The Rahnuma Daily Editor-In-Chief (therahnuma.com) editor@therahnuma.com (RAHNUMA) The Prophet of Arabia Muhammad the son of Abdullah…

Elizabeth II’s claim of descent through Zaida of Seville back to Fatima Al-Zahra

by Ahmed Khan, Founder, The Rahnuma Daily Editor-In-Chief (therahnuma.com) editor@therahnuma.com (RAHNUMA) In 2022, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the…
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