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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......

Sena plays name game with Aurangabad in drought-hit Marathwada

In the drought-stricken Marathwada region, the focus has shifted to renaming the historic city of Aurangabad, with ruling allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena raising a pitch to rename the......

Retired post office clerk builds his own 'Taj Mahal'

Unlike the Mughal emperor's monument that is a popular tourist destination, Faizul Hasan Qadri wants his Taj to remain just a shrine of his love for his wife. Manavi Kapur reports. The......

Taj, other monuments safe after Nepal quake: ASI

The Archaeological Survey of India on Friday declared Taj Mahal and all other monuments under it "safe" after conducting a detailed assessment in the wake of the devastating quake that wrecked......

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......

The enduring lure of India

More and more business travellers are headed to India, with a requisite stop in New Delhi. It is a long way to India from almost anywhere, and the wise traveler will tack on a day to see one of 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......

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......

Cameron Diaz wants to see the Taj Mahal

Golden Globe nominated Cameron Diaz wants to see universal symbol of love Taj Mahal and palaces of Jaipur in India, according to reports.She reportedly loves the dances depicted in Bollywood movies......
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The monument gets a much needed ...

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