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    Agra

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    Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh‚ India. It is 363 kilometres (226 mi) west of the state capital‚ Lucknow‚ 200 kilometres (124 mi) south of the national capital New Delhi and 125 kilometres (78 mi) north of Gwalior . With a population of 1‚686‚976 (2010 est.)‚ it is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh and the 19th most populous in India.[2] Agra can also refer to the administrative district that has its headquarters in Agra city.

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    Fort Agra

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    Agra Fort Agra Fort is located (270 10’ 47’’N & 780 1’ 22’’ E) on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the city of Agra in Uttar. The magnificent towers‚ bastions‚ ramparts‚ and gateways of the Agra Fort symbolize the stature and power of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Built between 1565 and 1571 AD‚ it is said that the emperor Shah Jahan‚ who built the Taj Mahal‚ was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb. The magnificent Agra fort‚ though started by Emperor Akbar‚ was completed by his grandson

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    Agra Fort

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    Agra Fort | | Agra Fort sis a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra‚ India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument‚ the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city. It is the most important fort in India. The great Mugals‚ Humayun‚ Akbar‚ Jehangir‚ Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb lived here‚ and the country was governed from here. It contained the largest state treasury and mint. It was visited by foreign ambassadors‚ travelers and dignitaries

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    Akbar the Great and Agra

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    ------------------------------------------------- Agra From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia This article is about the municipality in Uttar Pradesh‚ India. For its namesake district‚ see Agra district. For other uses‚ see Agra (disambiguation). Agra आगरा | —  city  — | The Taj Mahal in Agra | Nickname(s): Akbarabad | Agra | Coordinates: 27.18°N 78.02°ECoordinates: 27.18°N 78.02°E | Country | India | State | Uttar Pradesh | District | Agra | Area |  • city | 188.40 km2 (72.74 sq mi)

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    Corn Agra

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    In January 1999‚ managers at Corn Agra Grocery Products Company (CAGP) revamped their system of allocating and controlling trade-marketing spending. CAGP annually spent over $400 million on trade marketing expenditure – expenditures aimed at helping grocery retailers promote CAGP’s products. Because of the size of the expenditures and the impact they had on the success of the business‚ CAGP managers were understandably concerned as to whether that money was allocated wisely. They were also concerned

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    Circuit Tourism

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    2. Freedom Movement Circuit 3. Tribal Circuit 4. Harappan Circuit 5. Heritage Circuit 6. Art and Crafts Circuit 7. Wildlife Circuit 8. Island Circuits The Golden Triangle circuit i.e. Delhi – Agra – Jaipur has been India’s golden ace to attract international and domestic tourists alike for long. However India has not created more popular circuits that this in past. As is proved else where in the world that there comes a time when innovation

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    Gift Deed Format

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    s/o‚ Late Sh. Padam Chand Jain‚ residing at 119‚ Jaipur house‚ Agra (here-in after called the ‘Donor’) in favour of the donee mentioned hereafter. 1. Where as the donor is absolutely entitled to Rs.100000/- (Rs.One Lac only) of her own free will‚ and accord‚ and while in a sound state of mind‚ is desirous of making a gift of aforesaid Rs.100000/- (Rs.One Lac only) to Mayank jain (Huf) and residing with it at 119 Jaipur House‚ Agra. And whereas for the purpose of giving effects to such desire

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    Taj Mahal

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    MGT 315 (CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING) TOPIC : GEO TORISM (TAJ MAHAL) PREPAID BY : SITI SAFFIYYAH TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENTS | PAGE | Acknowledgement | | | | Taj Mahal | | History of Taj Mahal | | Building materials used for the construction | | The attractive of Taj Mahal | | * Interior | | * Exterior | | Location | | Picture of Taj Mahal | | Conclusion | | References | | ACKNOWLEGEMENT Special thanks for everyone especially our beloved

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    of the Taj Mahal imparts yellow tinge to the marble surface‚" the report by a Parliamentary committee said. The committee based its findings on data from the Air Pollution Monitoring Laboratory in the city of Agra‚ set up to monitor the effects of air pollution on the iconic building. Agra‚ home of the Taj Mahal‚ is about 130 miles southeast of India’s capital‚ New Delhi. The report said while levels of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide in the air were acceptable‚ high levels of particulate matter

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    The Pyramids Place- Egypt They were built as tombs. Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of 7 wonders of ancient world. It is the tallest man- made structure in the world. It took 15- 20 yrs in its construction. The Taj Mahal Place- Agra (bank of river Yamuna)‚ India. The tomb is made up of white marble. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It’s the symbol of eternal love. It took 22 yrs & 20‚000 workers to complete it. The Great Wall of China

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    The Taj Mahal

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    Express Company) has published a list of 100 most endangered sites (1996) in the World. The environment of Agra is today beset with problems relating to the inadequacy of its urban infrastructure for transportation‚ water and electricity. Residential fuel combustion‚ diesel trains and buses‚ and back-up generators cause the densest pollution near the Taj Mahal. Constitution of the proposed Agra Ring Road and Bypass that would divert the estimated daily 6‚50‚000 tons of trans-India truck traffic financing

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    Informative Speech

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    death of Shah Jahan’s wife‚ Mumtaz Mahal. This magnificent mausoleum is a prime example of his love and wanting to give his queen a sumptuous resting place. Body Paragraph 1 (Who built it) - Body Paragraph 2 (Why it was built) - The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World‚ for reasons more than just looking magnificent. It’s the history of Taj Mahal that adds a soul to its magnificence: a soul that is filled with love‚ loss‚ remorse‚ and love again. Because if it was not for

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    Taj Mahal

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    j The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra‚ India‚ that was built under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife‚ Mumtaz Mahal.The Taj Mahal (also "the Taj") is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture‚ a style that combines elements from Persian‚ Turkish‚ Indian‚ and Islamic architectural styles. In 1983‚ the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was cited as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s

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    History of India's Tourism

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    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 blues of its overarching skies India‚ to the chilly British mind‚ has long defined the exotic… ´Characteristics grow more vivid beneath the Indian sky‚’ From text pg. 206 -------------------------------------------------

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    you can see on your tour to Delhi.Neighboring Delhi is the city of Agra well known as the imperial capital of the Mughal Empire. City of Agra got its real grace during the reign of Shah Jahan. In 1631‚the Mughal ruler built the beautiful mausoleum of Taj Mahal‚ in the memory of his consort Mumtaz Mahal. The monument is still an inspiration for true lovers. The historical city of Agra also has many other Mughal monuments like the Agra Fort‚ the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah‚ and Akbar’s fort at Sikandra

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    Taj Mahal

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    SYMBOLISM‚ AND URBAN SIGNIFICANCE Much has been written on the Taj Mahal‚ but little has been said about its architecture. There has been only one interpretation of the symbolism of the mausoleum‚1 and the urban situation of the monument in the city of Agra has been almost entirely neglected. In brief form‚ this essay presents the main results of a recently completed monograph in which I address these issues.2 The Taj Mahal is the Mughals’ great contribution to world architecture‚ and‚ as the contemporary

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    there is no doubt that he was the most aesthetically sensitive of all the Mughals. As a boy of 15‚ he had impressed both his father and his grandfather with the taste he demonstrated in re-designing the Imperial apartments in Kabul and buildings within Agra fort. He had precocious talent for building and he had the most refined of the tastes in arts and architecture. His thirty year reign is dominated by an outward sense of prosperity and stability unmatched even during Akbar’s rule. At the

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    Taj Mahal

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    The Taj Mahal is a historical monument. It is situated on the bank of Yamuna river in Agra. It is a beautiful tomb of Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is called the wonder of the world. It was made by Emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is made of pure white marble of Makrana. Thousands of visitors come to see this wonderful building of Love in Agra every year. Thousands of artists‚ artisans and workers worked for twenty years to complete it. About 20 crores of rupees were

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    Taj Mahal

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    city of Agra‚ where Taj Mahal is situated‚ is just a few hours drive away from my home town‚ I never got chance to visit The Taj Mahal before. I was very much excited about the trip‚ as big and beautiful buildings always appeal to me‚ and on this trip I was going to see one of the beautiful buildings in the world‚ and that’s with my friends! We started our trip from our school itself; and after three hours of singing and having good time with friends in a school bus‚ we reached the Agra. Our first

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