The 17-th century Sarai Lashkarabad dating to Aurangzeb’s era in Tauro proclaims its antiquity through the late 17th century through an inscription on the gateway. The inscription — penned in classical Persian on a marble slate — mentions its year of construction as 1696 CE. Visitors here can find remains of Mughal era construction.
A man fires a machine gun on the main firing line during the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot and Military Gun show in Bullitt County near West Point, Kentucky. Paul Winters has been coming to the Knob Creek Gun Shoot since 1992 to blast away at targets with machine gun rounds. “This is Disneyland with guns,” Winters said.
Smoke billows as flames burn through the roof of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral on April 15, 2019, in the French capital Paris. Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday in a roaring blaze that devastated the Parisian landmark, one of France’s most visited places. Flames burst through the roof of the centuries-old cathedral and quickly engulfed the spire, which collapsed.
Beekeepers collect honeycombs at an apiary. In the floral valleys of Matanzas, old fashioned farming means bees can swarm without the threat of pesticides that have decimated populations across the world. “The bee is made neither for urban areas nor rural areas. It is made for the mountains,” said Rogelio Marcelo Fundora, surveying a lush mountain valley east of Havana where his bees thrive.
A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds her weapon as they announce the destruction of Islamic State’s control of land in eastern Syria, in Deir Al Zor, Syria March 23, 2019. “We announce today the destruction of the so-called Islamic State organisation and the end of its ground control in its last pocket in Baghouz,” Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) general commander Mazloum Abdi told a victory ceremony.
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi says that the world is now so global that there is room for restaurants that cater mainly to foreigners. And then, in each city, there will be the local places which, even if they are chains, will... read more