• Independence of India
    Also called Swatantrata Divas (Hindi) Observed by Indians Type National Date August 15 Celebrations Flag hoisting, distribution of sweets in schools, flying kites, singing patriotic songs, entertainment and cultural programmes India’s Independence Day (Hindi: Swatantrata Divas) is celebrated...
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  • Agra
    Population (2010) |  • city | 1,686,976 |  • Rank | 19 |  • Density | 8,954/km2 (23,190/sq mi) |  • Metro | 1,727,275 | Languages |  • Official | Hindi | Time zone | IST (UTC+5:30) | PIN | 282 X | Telephone code | 91(562) | Website | agra.nic.in | Agra, the former capital of Hindustan, is a...
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  • Heritage Sites
    ------------------------------------------------- 1-Qutb complex The Qutb Minar (Hindi: क़ुतुब, Urdu: قطب پرِسر‎), also spelled Qutab or Qutub, is an array of monuments and buildings at Mehrauli in Delhi, India. The construction of Qutb Minar was intended as a Victory Tower, to celebrate the victory...
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  • Mughal Influence on Modern India
    sword of tyranny and persecution.’” (Wood, 192). Despite the dubious veracity of this document, this quote unknowingly sets the next stage in Mughal history; The Golden Age of Akbar. Looking back on his predecessors and their ineffectual reigns, Akbar decided to create a superior effectual empire. In...
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  • Tourism
    Frommer's rates the Golden Temple "the most tangibly spiritual place in the country." Jallianwala bagh * Jallianwala Bagh (Punjabi: ਜਲ੍ਹਿਆਂਵਾਲਾ ਬਾਗ਼, Hindi: जलियांवाला बाग़) is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab state of India, and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to...
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  • India Natural Reserves
    land of colors and kings. The land is encompasses most of the area of the large and wide Great Indian Desert. Rajasthan is famous for the majestic forts, intricately carved temples and attractively decorated mahals, which were built by Rajput kings. Capital The foundation of the city was laid on 15...
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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 1000...
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  • My India
    although people are drawn into cricket these days. India is a country with many entities like many languages, castes, religions, cultures and local histories but it is rich in unity in diversity, which makes it a single democratic nation. India is known as land of spirituality and philosophy. Ancient religions...
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  • essay
    The Taj Mahal ( /ˈtɑːdʒ/ or /ˈtɑːʒ məˈhɑːl/;[1] Hindi: ताज महल, from Persian/Urdu: تاج محل‎ "crown of palaces", pronounced [ˈt̪aːdʒ mɛˈɦɛl]; also "the Taj"[2]) is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz...
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  • Incredible India
    INCREDIBLE INDIA [pic] TABLE OF CONTENTS ❖ Introduction ❖ Facts and figures ❖ Population of India ❖ History of India ❖ Culture and people ❖ Geography ❖ Environment of India ❖ Name of many cities of India ❖ Language ❖ National symbol of India ...
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  • History of India's Tourism
    HISTORY OF INDIA’S TOURISM INTRODUCTION It’s 65 years since independence, and in its wake Indian tourism industry has traversed a rocky road – much like the subcontinent itself. High Life surveys six colourful decades… Flashing with heat and drowned by monsoons, with its rainbow of saris and the fast-changing...
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  • Civil Services/History
    Question Bank Previous papers For India ------------------------------------------------- Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Indian History UPSC MCQ Paper Indian History UPSC MCQ Paper History Objective Sample Questions 1. Babar laid the foundation of Mughal empire in 1526 by defeating: (a) Daulat Khan Lodi (b)...
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  • Tourist Destinations of Kerala
    for art lovers. The piece de resistance is the large section devoted to the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, an Indian painter of distinction in the history of the country's modern art. Besides him, the Indian section also contains works of Rabindranath Tagore, Jamimi Roy, K. K. Hebar, miniatures from the...
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  • My Chennai
    MY CHENNAI History: The region around Chennai has served as an important administrative, military, and economic centre for many centuries.. The Portuguese first arrived in 1522 and built a port called São Tomé after the Christian apostle, St. Thomas, who is believed to have preached in the area between...
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  • Thesis in Filipino
    inaresto ang ng mga pulis ang kapatid ng hostage taker, ngunit hindi itinigil ng media ang kani-kanilang coverage. Maaaring hindi sukat akalain ng media ang magiging reaksyon ni Capt. Mendoza, ngunit maaari ring ipagpalagay na may kamalayan sila. Hindi lamang dito nagtatapos ang pakikigulo ng media sa pangyayari...
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  • Mughal Empire
    Empire Company Raj British Raj Hyderabad State Today part of Afghanistan Bangladesh India Pakistan Population source:[1] [hide]History of South Asia Stone Age before 3300 BCE Mature Harappan 2600–1700 BCE Late Harappan 1700–1300 BCE Iron Age 1200–300 BCE Maurya Empire • 321–184...
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  • India
    is usually attached to a continent. India also has 4,000 miles of pure coastline. The Indian Ocean is what makes up the 4,000 miles. History of India Pre-History One of the first civilizations in India settled around 2,500 B.C. That civilization lived in central and southern India. They were called...
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  • I Am Good Looking and Good Attitude
    "Sher" aka "Chaitanya" (who is one of the many lovers of Dipika Padukone "Kya cheez cut piece" and close friend of Sreeram, winner of Indian Idol 5), a Hindi word meaning lion ("Bagh" means tiger. However, Sher is colloquially used for both lion and tiger). The logo and the look for the games were designed...
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  • Delhi
     HISTORY The area around Delhi was probably inhabited before the second millennium BC, and there is evidence of continuous inhabitation since at least the 6th century BC.[6] The city is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas in the Indian epic Mahabharata...
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  • Delhi Metro
    * Introduction * Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC). * The Delhi Metro (Hindi - दिल्ली मेट्रो Dillī Meṭro) is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad in the National Capital Region of India * As of November...
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