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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy reaches Taj Mahal


Agra (Uttar Pradesh): With only 50 days remaining to go for the biggest and most eagerly anticipated ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023, the prestigious trophy was proudly displayed at the enchanting Taj Mahal, here. The gleaming silverware, set to be the ultimate prize when the tournament gets underway from October 5, radiated under the...

Yamuna waters touch walls of Taj Mahal for the first time in 45 years


The water level in Yamuna this year reached a new high when it touched the walls of the Taj Mahal, Tuesday after 45 years.  According to the officials, the river’s rising level has surged to a height of 497.9 feet, surpassing the ‘low-flood level’ of 495 feet.  Heavy and continuous rainfall caused the river’s alarming rise,...

Ten exciting excursions worth exploring in India


By Joane Acar  India is a striking combination of peace, nature, and adventures. It is a place where people lose themselves to find themselves. From profound spirituality, and fun experiences of a lifetime, to heaven and magnificent journeys, adventure enthusiasts will discover heaven on earth while embarking on spiritual journeys, staying close to nature, enjoying wildlife...

HC dismisses petition seeking to open 22 doors in Taj Mahal


Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench dismissed the petition seeking the opening of 22 rooms in the Taj Mahal premises. The two-judge bench ripped into the petitioner who sought opening of the locked rooms, stating that the truth about the iconic monument needs to come out and that he has filed multiple PILs for...

Taj Mahal most searched for UNESCO Heritage Site in the world


Already registered in the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal is now the most searched UNESCO world heritage site.  Travel website Zitango created a list of over 100 UNESCO World Heritage sites and analyzed search data to find the average monthly search volume for each one, in every country of the world. This...

Man builds Taj Mahal-like home in MP’s Burhanpur


A man from Madhya Pradesh’s Burhanpur has built a house modeled on the world-famous Taj Mahal. But unlike Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, this local replica is not a “monument of love” per se and its owner says he wanted to spread the message of love, communal harmony, and the pride of Burhanpur, which is associated with Mumtaz...

The Best of India Couture Week 2021


Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the apex body of fashion design in India, represented by over 400 members, organized its second digital edition of India Couture Week in association with Hindustan Times. The stellar line up of designers and fabulous fashion was showcased from August 23-29, 2021. Couturier Anju Modi showcased her collection "The...

67th National Film Awards announced, Kangana, Manoj Bajpayee, Dhanush win big


New Delhi: Priyadarshan’s Marakar Arbikadalinte Simham was chosen as the Best Feature Film and Sanjay Pooran Singh Chauhan won the Best Director Award for Hindi film Bhattar Hoorain at the 67th National Film Awards announced on Monday here. Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush have shared the Best Actor Award while Kangana Ranaut has won the Best Actress awards, announced by the chairman of the...