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Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel has inaugurated the first-ever architectural LED illumination at the historic Qutb Minar in New Delhi. With the illumination, the architectural beauty of the 12th century monument will display its historic magesty after sunset. The new illumination comprises lighting that accentuates the silhouette of the monument ..
A week ago 50 people were killed at 2 mosques in New Zealand. The mosque was closed for investigation after the attack. As it was reopened 3000 people walked in side the mosque to honour the victims. New zealand has banned all the semi automatic weapons and assault rifles following the attack. A NAtional Memorial ..
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Ten monuments have been adopted under the ‘Adopt A Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ scheme, which is a collaborative effort by Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and State/UTs Governments . The project primarily focuses on providing basic amenities that include cleanliness, public conveniences, safe drinking water, ease of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Archaeoastronomy • Delhi • India • Islamic architecture • Leh • Mamluk dynasty • Minarets • Qutb Minar • States and union territories of India • Stok Kangri • Surajkund • Union Territories of India
The Taj Mahal, a mausoleum crafted in ivory-white marble, has been named 2nd best UNESCO world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey by travel portal TripAdvisor. The ‘monument of love’ was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It ..
Topics: Agra • Architecture of Iran • India • Islamic architecture • Machu Picchu • Mahal • Mughal architecture • Mumtaz Mahal • Shah Jahan • States and union territories of India • Taj Mahal • Uttar Pradesh
Dubai has set a new record with Princess Tower as the world’s tallest residential building. Building: “Princess Towers” in Jumeriah , Dubai Height: 413.4 metres (1,356 feet) Area: 37,410 square feet Floors: 101 floors Dubai already has famous Burj Khalifa, the 2720 ft high tallest structure in the world.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
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 ..