• Agra
    three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Contents * 1 Climate * 2 Demographics * 3 History * 4 Transport * 4.1 Air * 4.2 Rail * 4.3 Road * 4.4 Taxi * 4.5 Local transport * 5 Places of interest * 5.1 Tāj Mahal * 5.2 Agra Fort * 5.3 Fatehpūr...
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  • Independence of India
    takes place in New Delhi, where the Prime Minister raises the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally televised speech from its ramparts. In his speech, he highlights the achievements of the government during the past year, raises important issues and gives a call for further...
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  • Tourist
    Agra Fort Amar Singh Gate, one of two entrances into Agra's Red Fort Agra Fort (sometimes called the Red Fort), was commissioned by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565, and is another of Agra's World Heritage Sites. A stone tablet at the gate of the Fort states that it had been built before...
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  • Mughal Influence on Modern India
    characterize the Mughal style”. (Tammita-Delgoda, 131). The grand facade is set in a formal Persian garden accompanied by at the Yamuna River. The initial purpose of the Taj Mahal was to epitomize harmony from its lightness and delicacy. The Red Fort is likely to be the most striking edifice in Delhi...
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  • Heritage Sites
    .[28] The Red Fort is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Old Delhi,[29] attracting thousands of visitors every year.[30] It also happens to be the largest monument in Old Delhi.[31] Today, a sound and light show describing Mughal history is a tourist attraction in the evenings. The...
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  • India Natural Reserves
    and the rest of India. On India's Independence Day (15 August) the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation from the Red Fort. Most Delhiites celebrate the day by flying kites, which are considered a symbol of freedom.[58] The Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing...
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  • essay
    designer.[10] History Taj Mahal as seen from Red Fort of Agra from where Shah Jahan used to see the mausoleum of his beloved wife during his last years Soon after the Taj Mahal's completion, Shah Jahan was deposed by his son Aurangzeb and put under house arrest at nearby Agra Fort. Upon Shah Jahan's...
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  • My India
    as well. Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, The Qutab and the Red Fort are a few of the many wonders, which attract people from all over the world. Kashmir has been described as a paradise on earth. The country of mountains, valleys, rivers and lakes is a fit abode for the gods. Ooty, Nilgiris and the...
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  • Mughal Empire
    to the weakened emperor as "King of Delhi", rather than "Emperor of India". The once glorious and mighty Mughal army was disbanded in 1805 by the British; only the guards of the Red Fort were spared to serve with the King Of Delhi, which avoided the uncomfortable implication that British sovereignty...
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  • Tourism
    Chanderkhani Pass to Malana, over the Jalori Pass or Bashleo Pass to Shimla, and over the Pin Parvati Pass to Sarahan. * White water rafting is popular on the Beas river. The Red Fort (usually transcribed into English as Lal Qil'ah or Lal Qila) is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal...
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  • Thesis in Filipino
    sinabi kay Mendoza na "Sir, wala po kaming pulis dito. Tourist po Ito.” Tinanong ni Mendoza kung ang bus ay papunta sa Fort Bonifacio at sumagot si Nebril ng "Hindi po. Papunta kami ng Pavilion. " Pagkatapos ay sumagot si Mendoza ng " Makikisabay lang ako!” Habang si Diana Chan ay nagbibigay ng mga...
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  • Incredible India
    ▪ Taj Mahal ▪ Agra FortRed Fort ▪ Ajanta & Ellora Caves ▪ Kaziranga National Sanctuary ▪ Konark ▪ Nalanda ▪ Ajanta-Ellora ▪ Mahabaleshwar ▪ Mahabalipuram India Wildlife Destinations ▪ Kaziranga National Park ▪ Sariska Tiger Reserve...
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  • Civil Services/History
    , where learned men of all religions discussed religious issues during the time of Akbar, is a famous structure in: (a) The Agra fort  (b) The Red fort of Delhi (c) Sikandara  (d) Fatehpur Sikri Answer. (d) 14. The word Mansab stood for: (a) A piece of land  (b) A rank (c) An office  (d) A grade of pay...
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  • History of India's Tourism
    The capital of each raja or chieftain was a fort around which a township grew and developed; this pattern can be seen in many South Asian cities such as Delhi,Agra, Rajasthan, Lahore, Pune, Calcutta and Mumbai. Two forts in India are UNESCO world heritage sites the Agra fort and the Red fort. The...
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  • Tourist Destinations of Kerala
    attractions in Delhi Being one of the most historic capitals in the world, Delhi has many tourist sites. This is a list of Delhi's tourist sites. In Old Delhi, there are attractions like mosques, forts and other monuments that represent India's history. The important places in Old Delhi include the...
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  • My Chennai
    lived in Government House, Fort St George, a palatial residence with numerous servants, and had an official Daimler car at his disposal. In the First World War as Red Cross Commissioner in Mesopotamia, he looked after the welfare of Indian soldiers. Madras was the only Indian city to be attacked by...
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  • Delhi & Jammu Details
    young and old alike. A must visit place in New Delhi. Red Fort In Old Delhi, you may visit the ramparts of the Red Fort. The decision for constructing the fort was taken in 1639, when Shahjahan decided to shift his capital to New Delhi from Agra. Within eight years, Shahjahanabad was completed...
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  • About Kanpur
    SOME IMPORTANT THINGS OF KANPUR Kanpur spelled as CAWNPORE before 1948, it is the tenth most popular city in INDIA and the largest within the state of UTTAR PRADESH. It is the second largest city of the HINDI-speaking city after Delhi. It remains one of the oldest industrial townships of NORTH...
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  • I Am Good Looking and Good Attitude
    held over the following venues: • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium • IG Sports Complex and India Gate/ Red Fort • SPM Swimming Pool Complex • Talkatora Indoor Stadium • IG Indoor Stadium • Tyagaraj Sports Complex • Maj. Dhyan Chand National Stadium • Dr. Karni...
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  • Delhi
    during the Second Battle of Panipat in 1556.[35][36][37] Shah Jahan built the seventh city of Delhi that bears his name Shahjahanabad, which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1638 and is today known as the Old City or Old Delhi.[38] Red Fort with the Indian Flag at the center A...
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