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Battle of Malegaon: The Maratha army's Muslim Heroes

At the Battle of Malegaon, Muslim soldiers in the Maratha army defied the British army for a full month when they had no hope of victory as the Chhatrapati and Peshwa had already surrendered.These......

Indian monuments: Not mere buildings but a symbol of our culture

The origin of the word "monument" comes from the Greek mnemosynon and the Latin moneo, monere, which means 'to remind', suggesting that monuments allows us to see the past thus helping us visualize......

Yogi visits Taj Mahal, calls it a gem, sweeps road outside

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday swept the road outside the Taj Mahal, went inside the Mughal-era monument and described it as a gem and an integral part of......

Of Mughals, Taj Mahal and 'traitors'

The British were in India for over 300 years, but they never became Indians.The East India Company sent all its loot back to London and the British empire continued that tradition.On the contrary,......

Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude

'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't......

Tour operators demand discounts on Taj Mahal fares

While the Taj remains popular amongst celebrity guests, many ordinary foreign visitors are skipping it The Taj Mahal, the eternal monument of love, remains a must visit attraction for celebrity......

Go Wi-Fi in Taj Mahal from June 16

The services will be free for the first 30 minutes, after which tourists will have to buy vouchers. Good news for tourists visiting the Taj Mahal. They will be able to access free Wi-Fi services on......

Taj Mahal emerges as top Google Street View destination

Agra's tourist attraction Taj Mahal has emerged as the most popular in Asia for global 'virtual travellers', according to Google. "Taj Mahal has emerged as one of the most popular Asian places for......

12 Indian hotels that will take your breath away

The Oberoi, Mumbai. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Travel+Leisure magazine has come up with the best 500 hotels in the world. The list features 12 hotels from India. Majority......

Fate of airport near Taj hangs in limbo

Uttar Pradesh government's plan for an international airport in the Agra-Mathura region appears to have run into rough weather. Barely five months after Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav dropped his......

Foreign films, made in India

Julia Roberts starrer Eat Pray Love and Danny Boyle's Oscar-conquering Slumdog Millionaire weren't just exceptions. More and more international films are now being shot in India, and that includes......

Salman Khan cheers for Aamir's film

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Aamir Khan, Omkar Das Manikpuri and Salman Khan share a few laughs at a special screening of Peepli Live on Tuesday, in Mumbai. The film......

Directing Madhrasapattinam

Director Vijay, an assistant to filmmaker Priyadarshan, made his directorial debut with Kireedam, a remake of the Malayalam classic of the same name. His second film was the remake of Khosla ka......

Fondly remembering Vishnuvardhan

Aptharakshaka, the late 'Sahasasimha' Vishnuvardhan's 200th Kannada film is all set to hit the theatres. On the occasion of its release, the popular actor's family, friends, co-stars and......

'Two flops don't matter to Salman's career'

Prem Soni is one lucky director. In his very first film, he has managed to rope in Bollywood's top stars -- Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor. Not only that, he's also releasing his film Main Aurr Mrs......

CWG 2014: Queen's Baton showcased at India Gate

The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was taken at the historic India Gate by the country's top sportspersons in a low-key event on the first day of its India stop on Saturday.......

Silly Point: Why Sachin should not score a century!

Aarti Samant a Silly Point viewer joins Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande and tells us why she is hoping that Sachin doesn't score a century Okay, so we're stirring the hornet's nest......

CL: Anelka hits two as Chelsea cruise in Copenhagen

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka offered a reminder of his striking prowess on Tuesday with both goals in a comfortable 2-0 win over FC Copenhagen in their Champions League last 16, first leg match.......

'Four-day cricket is not going to attract people'

Bikash Mohapatra catches up with Aussie pacer Shaun Tait, who was in Mumbai to consult India physio John Gloster. It was surprising to see Shaun Tait watching the Ranji Trophy Super League......

Batista poised to be named Argentina coach

Olympic golds medal-winning coach Sergio Batista was poised on Monday to succeed Diego Maradona and lead Argentina to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Batista has been interim coach since Maradona......
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Rajasthan poised to become India’s top tourist spot

Rajasthan is poised to take back the leadership position in the tourism map of the country, said Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday. She was... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/jaipur/report-rajasthan-poised-to-become-india-s-top-tourist-spot-2607653
Ashutosh Gowariker recreates the majestic ‘Shaniwar Wada’ for Panipat

Whenever art director Nitin Desai and maverick director Ashutosh Gowariker have come together they have created magic on the celluloid. The... ...

http://www.bollywoodhungama.com/news/features/ashutosh-gowariker-recreates-majestic-shaniwar-wada-panipat/
How to explore unseen sides of familiar cities and monuments

As the lights come on and the streets start to empty out, many a city starts to reveal its hidden treasures. Avantika Bhuyan finds out how you can... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/travel-how-to-explore-unseen-sides-of-familiar-cities-and-monuments/20180416.htm
SC asks waqf board to show signed documents of Shah Jahan on Taj Mahal

The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board has been asked by the Supreme Court to show documents signed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to prove its claim... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/669813/sc-asks-waqf-board-show.html
The Maratha army's Muslim Heroes

At the Battle of Malegaon, Muslim soldiers in the Maratha army defied the British army for a full month when they had no hope of victory as the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/battle-of-malegaon-the-maratha-armys-muslim-heroes/20180410.htm

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