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Remembering a forgotten princess

Princess Jahanara, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's daughter, was a paragon of virtues: well-educated, well-versed in statecraft, even-tempered, beautiful. Although she was on the side of Dara Shikoh in......

Shah Jahan's dagger sold for 1,700,000 pounds

A dagger that once belonged to Mughal emperor Shah Jahan fetched 1,700,000 pounds at the Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale in London on Thursday.The elegant and understated personal dagger carried by......

Shah Jahan's dagger to be auctioned at Bonhams

A gold-encrusted dagger belonging to Mughal emperor Shah Jahan is expected to fetch 500,000 pounds when auctioned at Bonhams on Thursday.The dagger is part of the collection of Islamic and Indian......

'The Kohinoor was not gifted to the British'

'Duleep Singh was not in a position to give it away because he was only a minor of about 3, 4 years old.' 'The Indian claim of the British having taken the Kohinoor from the Sikhs does not stand......

William and Kate pose at Taj following in Diana's footsteps

Almost 24 years after Diana, Princess of Wales visited the Taj Mahal -- one of the most famous symbols of India -- Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton,......

It's incredible what love can motivate us to build: Zuckerberg

Within couple of hours, Mark Zuckerberg's Taj Mahal post had received over 450,000 likes, 11,000 comments and 7,700 shares. IMAGE: ‘Taj Mahal is even more stunning than I expected’.......

How Indian cities can be successful

Indian cities need a new intellectual underpinning, says Sanjeev Sanyal. It is not often recognised that all cities are ultimately a reflection of some underlying ideology that not only is a......

Priceless Taj Mahal valued at Re 1

John Samuel Raja D in New Delhi The country's priceless assets will carry a negligible price in the first of its kind valuation attempt, even as the government rejigs its accounting system and......

Priceless Taj Mahal valued at Re 1

The country's priceless assets will carry a negligible price in the first of its kind valuation attempt, even as the government rejigs its accounting system and plans to put a value on all the......

India's gold dagger set for record auction

A gold-encrusted dagger once carried by the builder of the Taj Mahal is expected to fetch some 500,000 Euros at an auction this week, says a report from the World Gold Council web site.The......

Michael Radford set to direct Taj

Michael Radford has given his nod to directing Taj, a movie that tells the story of 17th century Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his favourite queen Mumtaz Mahal for whom he built the Taj......

Robin Khosla makes a bilingual Taj Mahal

An English speaking Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan? Yes! Director Robin Khosla plans to make his film Taj Mahal -- A Monument Of Love bilingual."Taj Mahal has an universal appeal," he says. "Everybody......

10 historical performances!

Some historical performances here! India’s heritage brims in rich history and heroes. Bollywood has often attempted to tap its grand potential on celluloid too. The result is some of Hindi......

Ben Kingsley: India is my second home

It was way back in 1982 when Sir Ben Kingsley came to India to portray Mahatma Gandhi on screen. Now, he is back in a new avatar, all set to play a mathematician in Amitabh......

The 'Mahatma' at the Taj

British actor Ben Kingsley and his wife Daniela pose for a picture during their visit at the historic Taj Mahal in Agra on Wednesday. Kingsley, best known for his Oscar-winning title role in......
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Home, shelter and belonging

We live in precarious times. It's a time when the problems of shelter and belonging have been deeply magnified as demonstrated by the ongoing... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/art/Home-shelter-and-belonging/article16779839.ece
Callousness stains relics of history at Red Fort

New Delhi: For an agency entrusted with the delicate task of preserving the country's precious heritage, the Archaeological Survey of India has... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Callousness-stains-relics-of-history-at-Red-Fort/articleshow/55862175.cms
Edward Gibbs on Sotheby's Strategy and Educational Initiatives for India

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Shrine a light

By Devdutt Pattanaik That a Muslim tomb is the most popular image of India may exasperate some but the Taj Mahal is emblematic of the many kinds... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/columns/pilgrim-nation/Pilgrim-Nation-Shrine-a-light/articleshow/52259768.cms
Records say Aurangzeb was a just, strict and reasonable administrator

Hyderabad: According to a document in Persian of the Shikasta script, Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was a strict administrator. A study of the document... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/291116/records-say-aurangzeb-was-a-strict-administrator.html

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