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US aid to restore 16th century mausoleum (With Image)


August 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Sunderwala Burj, a 16th century mausoleum here, has been given a makeover by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture with financial support from the ... Read more...

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Aga Khan Trust helps restore 16th century tomb


July 19th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Sunderwala Burj, a 16th century mausoleum adjacent to Mughal emperor Humayun's tomb, has been given a major facelift by the Aga Khan Trust for ... Read more...

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Humayun’s Tomb gets 16th century makeover (With Images)


June 16th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Early in the morning, a posse of nearly 100 masons troop in with their chisels to recast the weathered stones and crumbling lime facades of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s winter arts calendar a riot of colours, creativity


November 25th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The country's official art fair, an American dance troupe rappelling off a building, a retrospective by Anish Kapoor and at least a dozen ... Read more...

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Obamas find Humayun’s Tomb spectacular (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The US first couple spent half an hour strolling around Humayun's Tomb, admiring the grandeur of the 16th century World Heritage site monument, which they described ... Read more...

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Obamas visit Humayun Tomb in New Delhi


November 7th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle Obama today visited the world heritage site Humayun Tomb, after attending a reception hosted at the ... Read more...

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U.S. President Obama arrives in Delhi, will visit Humayun Tomb (latest)


November 7th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The United States President Barack Obama arrived in the national capital on Sunday afternoon and headed to the U.S. Embassy, later he will leave for the world ... Read more...

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U.S. President Obama arrives in Delhi, heads to Humayun Tomb


November 7th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The United States President Barack Obama arrived in the national capital on Sunday afternoon and headed towards world heritage site Humayun Tomb on Mathura Road.Humayun Tomb ... Read more...

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Stories of Akbar, marriage and space: A hearty bouquet (IANS Books This Week)


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Here are five new books to add to your reading list this week: 1. "Akbar: The Mighty Emperor": Written by Kavitha Mandana, published by Penguin-Puffin, priced at Rs.150.For ... Read more...

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Bihar to develop Sher Shah’s tomb as major tourist site


May 20th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Sasaram (Bihar), May 20 (IANS) The tomb of Sher Shah Suri, the emperor who built the Grand Trunk Road from Kolkata to Peshawar in the 16th century and thus laid ... Read more...

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Kazakh President Nazarbayev concludes four-day visit to India


January 26th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev ended his four-day fourth visit to India on Monday evening. He was here as the Chief Guest of the Indian Government for this ... Read more...

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