Humayun’s Tomb Current Affairs, GK & News

April 18: World Heritage Day

Every year April 18 is observed as the World Heritage Day. The day is also celebrated as the International Day of Monuments and sites. Highlights The World Heritage Day is celebrated to create awareness about diversity, heritage and vulnerability of the monuments and heritage sites. The World Heritage sites are defined as man-made areas or ..

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10 Monuments to be open for public from sunrise till 9 PM

Union Culture and Tourism Minister of State (independent charge) Prahlad Patel announced that 10 centrally protected monuments across India will be open to public from sunrise till 9 p.m. Currently gates of most monuments are closed for visitors by 5:30-6 pm. Key Highlights Change in timings will be effective for a period of 3 years. ..

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Iconic Tourist Sites Initiative

In the Budget 2019-20, the Finance Minister proposed that 17 “Iconic Tourist Sites” in the country would be developed into world-class tourist destinations, to serve as a model for other tourism sites. Which are the Sites Selected? Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh). Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra). Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar ..

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Delhi: Isa Khan’s Tomb to be restored

Isa Khan Niyazi was a noble in the courts of Sher Shah Suri and his son Islam Shah. His tomb built in 1546-47AD predates Humayun’s Tomb by over two decades. This splendid tomb was a culmination of the octagonal tomb style of the earlier Sayyid & Lodi dynasties. Isa Khan’s Tomb stands on the entrance ..

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