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January 15, 2023

Dholpur, the land of red stones near Agra, is very rich in cultural heritage

Dholpur – Known for its stone quarries and its bandit-infested ruins, Dholpur has been a major supplier of Rajputana’s famous red sandstone. The famous red sandstone of Dholpur, located 55 km from Agra, was used to build many palaces and important structures over the centuries. Delhi Fort was built with red sandstone from Dholpur, which gave the fort its name. When designing the new capital, Lutyens also decided to use red sandstone, perhaps for the sake of continuity but also

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January 13, 2023

Good news for the youth and entrepreneurs of Agra who want to start ventures and startup units

(Rajeev Saxena) Agra – There is good news for the youth and entrepreneurs of Agra who want to start small enterprises and startup units related to information technology. The construction of STPI center being built for Agra by Software Technology Park of India has been completed. Action has also been started towards the formal inauguration of the centre. Initiative has been taken by STPI for consultation with the state government, industry associations, entrepreneurs, educationists etc. so that the youth and

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January 13, 2023

The Balochis of Agra loved the majestic landscape of the Gangetic Plain

Agra – About 8,000 people of the Baluchi ethnic group lived in Bilochpure. The ancestors of these Baluchi people were from Balochistan. Bilochpure has been honored with the name of Kranti Gram by the Government of India. Its residents fought in the army of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. The people of this place were employed as artillerymen in the army of Mughal emperor Babur during the first battle of Panipat in 1526. The Baluchis decided to settle

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January 10, 2023

Historical Mangleshwar Temple where the sound of bells gives a different kind of feeling and relaxation

Agra – From Mangleshwar Temple, you can head to other attractive places of tourist interest, which include both historical sites and religious places. According to the literature, this temple was built at the end of the Mughal reign. There is no evidence that Aurangzeb built it or that the Hindu kings, who controlled the Mughal territory in parts towards the end of the reign, built the temple. The exact year and name of the king under whom the temple was

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January 8, 2023

150 years old heritage haveli Sujan , Dives into the history of Agra

Agra – Situated in Gokulpura, a neighborhood famous for marble handicrafts, heritage haveli Sujan, a 150-year-old , takes you through the history of Agra. The traditional architecture of this haveli gives you a glimpse of the bygone era. This haveli converted into a tourist residence still retaining its original structure, colossal ceilings and its regal grandeur, has been revamped with modern amenities for a experience in a different atmosphere of Agra especially for foreign visitors. Haveli Sujan, located in the

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January 6, 2023

India’s first professional blogger was Amit Agarwal of Agra

Agra – Professional blogger from Agra Amit Agarwal is well known in the world of software not only in India but all over the world. Amitji is India’s first professional blogger who took blogging forward in true sense. He is a techie at heart and a writer by passion. After working for ADP for five years, he decided to go back to his hometown Agra. He decided to start his blog in 2004 with the name Labnol which means digital

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January 2, 2023

India Rising Team takes oath on New Year to make Taj City Agra beautiful and clean

Agra – It has often been seen that on holidays, when Agra is sleeping, the members of the India Rising team gather at 7 in the morning and engage in making Agra clean and beautiful. The team is made up of men and women, youth, middle-aged and teenagers. Some children have even been seen participating in this group with their parents. As soon as they reach the spot, India Rising volunteers dressed in navy blue T-shirts immediately get down to

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December 31, 2022

Maheshwar , where tourists come for search of inner peace

Maheshwar is a very beautiful small town in Khargone district located in Madhya Pradesh. Maheshwar is visited by an endless number of tourists throughout the year. It is widely known as an ideal tourist destination. A large number of pilgrims come here in search of self-realization and to attain inner peace. In the late 18th century, the Maharani of Indore built her palace in the massive Maheshwar fort on the banks of the holy Narmada River. After two centuries of

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