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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Shah jahan

Nov 01, 2019 19:56
This week’s reading list includes a volume on old Delhi, another on Nepal, and a how-to book on throwing the perfect party read more
Sep 13, 2019 21:20
The central government on Thursday announced its decision to revamp large parts of Lutyens’ Delhi, which includes revamping or building a new Parliament House by 2022 and razing a number of buildings to construct an integrated complex to house all government... read more
Aug 28, 2019 22:31
Sheesh Mahal is a 17th-century palace that was commissioned by Shah Jahan’s wife, Akbarabadi Begum. The surrounding garden consisted of fruit orchards and was one of the favourite spots of emperor Shah Jahan. read more
Aug 09, 2019 23:09
The ongoing Shahjahanabad redevelopment project is scheduled to be completed by March next year, and the restoration of the building facades is also expected to be completed by then. read more
Aug 03, 2019 00:24
Some of the manuscripts that will be put on display include: Diwan-e- Hafiz, a collection of Persian poems by the 14th century Iranian poet Hafiz that carry the signatures of Mughal emperors Humayun and Shah Jahan read more
Jul 25, 2019 14:08
Anil Kapoor posted new pictures of himself, looking fit as ever and with a flattering comment on himself and got trolled by nephew Arjun Kapoor. See the pictures here. read more
Jun 25, 2019 03:25
Over 350 years after Mughal emperor Shah Jahan laid the foundation stone for the monument, there had been many additions to the 250-acre fort complex, including barracks and other post-Independence buildings. read more
Jun 05, 2019 12:24
The sacred item is in black velvet cover with golden silk thread with the feet impression of the Prophet on a black stone slab. read more
May 29, 2019 16:15
The auction for a valuable group of jewels, gemstones and decorative objects will showcase the illustrious culture of Indian jewelled arts from the Mughal period to the age of the Maharajas. read more
Dec 25, 2018 19:02
Karan Johar has revealed new details about his upcoming period epic, Takht, calling it his most ambitious film. Takht features an ensemble cast that includes Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal, among others. read more
Dec 10, 2018 17:41
An all-inclusive ticket for Indian citizens including entry into the Taj Mahal, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, was raised from 50 rupees ($0.70) to 250 rupees. read more
Dec 09, 2018 23:51
The move will hit domestic tourists the hardest, increasing their overall ticket price by five times (Rs 250), if they wish to see the grave replicas. read more
Dec 06, 2018 12:51
Yamuna is an integral part of Taj’s design and there was no anticipation that it would dry or become narrow. But the river has narrowed and it’s polluted. The wooden foundations are likely to become brittle and might disintegrate because, as Venice which... read more
Nov 16, 2018 18:05
While Shah Jahan’s signature (the Taj Mahal) was an ornament par excellence, it was the Agra fort and its Diwan-i-Khas under whose decorated columns and arches kings and dignitaries decided the course of history. read more
Aug 26, 2018 03:52
Bagh-e-Bedil: Wakf Board to turn tomb complex of sufi poet into ‘open cultural centre’. read more