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At Fatehpur Sikri, Sarkozys pray for a son

They may be the French First Couple, but at the famous Fatehpur Sikri dargah of saint Salim Chisthi they walked barefoot with their heads covered and prayed for a son just like Mughal Emperor Akbar......

PHOTOS: Incredible India's heritage sites

The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area, a rich biodiversity in Himachal Pradesh and home to several rare and threatened species of flora and fauna, was on Monday approved for......

Another son rises in SP, but faces an uphill task

Mulayam’s cousin and senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav’s son Akshay is all set to take the electoral plunge in Ferozabad. However, he faces tough competition from......

Dumped by Amitabh and Ambani, Amar Singh fights on

After being deserted by people whose battles he fought, Amar Singh is going to have another go at politics, says Aditi Phadnis Amar Singh’s compulsion to play a knight in shining armour has......

UP government cancels permission for BJP rally in Agra

District authorities in Agra have cancelled the permission granted to the Bharatiya Janata Party for holding a farmers' rally led by party leaders L K Advani and Varun Gandhi in Akola village on......

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......

PM's advisors gung-ho on growth, curbing inflation

The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council on Monday projected the economic growth in the country at 8.6 per cent for the current fiscal on the back of rebound in farm output and inflation to......

The story behind the amazing marketing of 3 idiots

3 Idiots happens to be the biggest grosser of all times in Bollywood. Sample this: the film has so far made Rs 335 crore (Rs 3.35 billion); overseas, it has grossed $16 million (Rs 71 crore).......

All you wanted to know about Bt brinjal

Bacillus Thuringiensis Brinjal, popularly known as Bt brinjal, is at the centre of a major controversy in India. Bt brinjal, a genetically modified strain created by India's number one seeds......

Agra gets a Mughal-age shopping plaza

To lend a Mughal-era ambience to shopping in the city of the Taj, Quality Constructions Ltd, an Agra-based real-estate developer, announced the completion of its Taj shopping plaza project near Taj......

Pix: Ranbir visits Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah

After Katrina Kaif's trip to Fatehpur Sikri before her film Mere Brother Ki Dulhan released, Ranbir Kapoor paid a visit to Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah with his Rockstar director Imtiaz Ali to......

Pix: Katrina pays a visit to Fatehpur Sikri in Agra

Katrina Kaif took time out from the promotional activities of her new film Mere Brother Ki Dulhan to visit the shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti at Fatehpur Sikri, near Agra. The actress had visited......

Remembering Hema Malini's unforgettable roar in Lal Patthar

In this series, we re-visit great Hindi film classics. Today, we look back at Raaj Kumar-Hema Malini-Raakhee-Vinod Mehra starrer, Lal Patthar (1971). What extreme repercussions can......

Where pickpockets and chess meet

Looks like Bollywood is not done with exposing the underbelly of Mumbai just yet. The latest movie to join the bandwagon is Bhindi Bazaar Inc set against the bylanes of Mumbai. The......

Where have you seen these gals before?

In the world of tinsel town, where pretty faces are launched every other Friday, it can get difficult to keep track. Here's a quick recap of the women who have featured in recent movies. Click......

Smith confident of filling in Warne's boots

From being part of the New South Wales squad that won the inaugural Champions League T20 (in 2009) to a member of the Australian team back in the subcontinent to defend its world title, Steven......

Mahesh and I need to get back to the groove: Paes

As the Indian Express join forces after nine long years in Chennai, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will be hoping this reunion would help them prepare well and win the Australian Open, says our......

Images: Tevez on target as Man City beat Liverpool 3-0

Carlos Tevez claimed two second-half goals as a confident Manchester City overwhelmed Liverpool 3-0 to underline their Premier League title credentials on Monday. Newly-signed England midfielder......

Spain, Germany in transfer tussle for oracle octopus

Madrid zoo made a transfer bid for Paul the oracle octopus on Thursday, telling his aquarium in Germany it would outbid all others and give him a warm welcome in gratitude for predicting Spain's......

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subhash
Q. Have you seen Fatehpur Sikri ? After looking at the remains we can imagine the richness of those palaces which were built by King Akbar.. But why did he build his capital there, when the place was not suitable, and ultimately he had to shift to original place?
Subhash:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-seen-fatehpur-sikri--after-looking-at-the-remains-w/27023404/answers/

Nauty
Q. "Fatehpur Sikri" how the city built by Emperor
Nauty:  A. Fatehpur Sikri was a historical mistake as Gandhi family trying to build empire today.Like Akbar, hope, this family too will realise the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fatehpur-sikri-how-the-city-built-by-emperor/26803163/answers/27023427

Bhuvana
Q. its almost the end of the year........what was most remember able incidence for you in this year.........:-)) would like share it hr........:-))
Bhuvana:  A. drunk sk think it goes to humayoon!! though not so sure!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/its-almost-the-end-of-the-year........what-was-most-remember/26671155/answers/26803165

radhika ahuja
Q. do you take help of GUIDE whenever you go to visit any historical place ??
Radhika Ahuja:  A. It has been a great year so far. Visit to Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri with my folks was the most memorable incident, perhaps :) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-take-help-of-guide-whenever-you-go-to-visit-any-histo/26556825/answers/26671161

Manoj Kakkar
Q. What places one should see while visiting Agra ???
Manoj Kakkar:  A. Not always. This time when we visited Tajmahal, we never hired any guide but it was wise decision to hire one while visiting Fatehpur Sikri. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-places-one-should-see-while-visiting-agra-/26472162/answers/26556842

  Web results for Fatehpur Sikri
Ramzanand Id traditions of Old Delhi

The main prayers on Id-ul-Fitr are held at the Idgah built by Aurangzeb, though many prefer the Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri mosque Ramzan, the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/67324-ramzan-160-and-id-traditions-of-old-delhi.html
Land acquisition issues hamper Vajpayee's railway dream project

Bihari Vajpayee It has been 15 years since former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dreamt of connecting his ancestral village Bateshwar in Agra... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/vajpayees-railway-dream-project-hampered-due-land-acquisition-issues/1/370280.html
Water level in the Mettur dam stood at 45 feet

Rescue operations are underway with 10 teams of the NDRF and 180 experts working at the spot. The Indian government has also provided financial... ...

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Bite was not deliberate, says Luis Suarez

Digvijaya also attributed the lack of communication and perception to the party's defeat in Lok Sabha. China also continues to give residents... ...

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