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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, 1 month ago
Emperor gets his crown back Times of India, 1 month 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 Express6 days 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 Hindu2 weeks ago Humayun Tomb finial  The Statesman2 weeks ago Crowning glory: How Delhi's heritage emblem had its original pride restored  Sunday Guardian Live1 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 Chronicle4 weeks ago
India Today


Two years after original was damaged in astorm, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma will unveil new finial tomorrow THE Humayun's Tomb a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of three in Delhi has finally got a gold crown. A 24- carat gold finial has been ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Humayun's tomb gets crowned in 24-carat gold  India Today1 month 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 Express5 days ago Is BJP leader Shaina NCs comparison between Akbar and Hitler fair?  catchnews.com6 days ago
Muscat Daily

Squatters barrier to protecting Delhi's ancient monuments

New Delhi, where emperors ruled for at least 2,000 years, is rich with ancient tombs, shrines and forts which are packed into almost every suburb of the Indian capital. But the city is also teeming with millions of desperately poor and homeless ...
 Muscat Daily1 month ago We treat our heritage as a burden  IOL1 month ago Goats, vendors and encroachers live it up in Delhi's monuments  Manorama Online1 month ago Ancient monuments are homes for the poor  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, India: The other Taj Mahal worth seeing

When it comes to compiling lists that attempt to detail the world's most beautiful buildings, none can be considered truly comprehensive without including the Taj Mahal, right? The snowy-coloured shrine that poets have described as "a teardrop on ... months ago
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The symbol of honour

Purdah in Practice Development In the medieval Indian society, purdah was common with the Muslim ladies. Strict purdah originated with Amir Timer; when he conquered India and entered in this country with his army and womenfolk. He made the ...
 DAWN Group2 days ago

This Day in History (May 17)

Today is Tuesday; 28th of the Iranian month of Ordibehesht 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 10th of the Islamic month of Shaban 1437 lunar hijri; and May 17, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1425 lunar years ago, on this day in 12 AH, ...
 Kayhan International1 week ago This Day in History (April 17)  Kayhan International1 month ago This Day in History (April 16)  Kayhan International1 month ago
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