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16th-century tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun gets back its crown

New Delhi: The 16th-century tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun has got back its finial that it had lost two years ago to a sandstorm. On Tuesday, Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma unveiled the new 18-foot structure, which is adorned with 3.5kg gold ... Economic Times, 2 months ago
Emperor gets his crown back Times of India, 2 months ago
India Today

Choga of Zafar, gharara of Zeenat…

Several artefacts connected with the Mughals will be on display at the museum coming up in Humayun's Tomb complex The crypt-like museum coming up in the Humayun's Tomb complex will showcase Mughal artefacts hitherto hidden from public view. These ...
 The Hindu3 days ago Humayun's Tomb  Deccan Herald1 month ago HUMAYUNS TOMB GETS CROWNED IN 24- CARAT GOLD  Yahoo! India2 months ago Humayun's tomb gets crowned in 24-carat gold  India Today2 months ago

Humayun's Tomb finial: How the mausoleum got its crown back

In a first of its kind restoration, a dedicated team of experts brought traditional craftsmanship with industrial precision to return the gilded finial to 16th century Humayun's Tomb here after the iconic mausoleum's crown was knocked down in a ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Humayun Tomb finial  The Statesman1 month ago Crowning glory: How Delhi's heritage emblem had its original pride restored  Sunday Guardian Live2 months ago

Emperor Ashoka was the first to grant right to information

COLOMBO: Indian Emperor Ashoka was the first to conjure up and grant his subjects the Right To Information (RTI), says Indian RTI activist Venkatesh Nayak, Coordinator, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). Speaking at a seminar on RTI at ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

What is under the finial of Humayun's Tomb

Architectonic structures in different cultures have affinities and their symbolic significance travels through time and space and accrues new layers and elements Joy Sen As the Humayun's Tomb in the national capital gets its finial back, after a ...
 Financial Chronicle2 months ago
Financial Express

The Mughal legacy lives on: 251 towns, villages named after Akbar, 63 Aurangabads

Nearly half of these Mughal names are standalone ones like Akbarpur, Aurangabad, Humayunpur and Baburpur, but there are also syncretic ones like Akbar Nivas Khandrika and Damodarpur Shahjahan. (PTI) The demand by Minister of State for External ...
 Financial Express1 month ago Is BJP leader Shaina NCs comparison between Akbar and Hitler fair?  catchnews.com1 month ago

17th century Mughal miniature paintings are being resurrected in adult colouring books

When Akbar took over the Mughal throne in 1556, he was still a 14-year-old boy. The young emperor apparently had such a fascination for intricately illustrated stories that he recruited about a hundred Indian artists to join the imperial atelier.
 Quartz1 month ago

India with kids, travel tips and things to do: 20 highlights

Whether you are roaming stalls, spotting tigers, or taking in the world's most famous monument to love, India knows how to reward its visitors. 1. India's Golden Triangle Delhi is part of Uttar Pradesh rather than Rajasthan but the Delhi-Taj ...
 Harden Express4 days ago

Food: Ramzan Special Dish: Haleem, the Slow Cooked Meaty Speciality

Image Credit: During the month of Ramzan , the biggest crowds are to be seen outside Hyderabad's Pista House, purveyor of all manner of baked goods and lavish Hyderabadi dishes. But what it is most famous for is its haleem ...
 NDTV6 days ago

Imperial Delhi through the ages

Delhi, the eternal Capital, has been explored and spoken and written about by umpteen historians and historiography. The latest such exposition was in focus last week at the India Habitat Centre, where Vikramjit Sujir Roopraj, who heads the Youth ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
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