Marie-Henri Beyle, better known as Stendhal, was a celebrated 19th-century French writer who is said to have had over a hundred pseudonyms. Known best for his masterpiece Le Rouge et le Noir (Red and Black), Stendhal was known in his lifetime as a rather eccentric figure, full of contradictions and paradoxes: a fact he was […] The post ‘I Am Large, I Contain Multitudes’: Rereading Stendhal’s <em>Souvenirs d’Égotisme</em> appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Thatta is a historical village in Jand tehsil in the Attock district. It is located about 7 km north of Mithial Chowk in Jand tehsil. The present village of Thatta was founded for the fifth time in the 17th century by Baba Muhammad Ali Khan Khattar. This village is noted for its imposing havelis and […] The post Mosques Of Thatta Village appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
When Arundhati Roy wrote ““History’s smell. Like old roses on a breeze. It would lurk forever in ordinary things.” Maybe she smelled the soul of unnamed, undocumented remains of Bara Mehal (Big Palace). Tehsil Shakargarh is located in Narowal district, having a rich history full of past grandeur. Before Independence, in Shakargarh a lot of […] The post Diwan Laxmi Chand’s Palace Is Part Of The Crumbling Heritage Of Rural Punjab appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.