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Humayun Tomb


Bega Begum: The Mughal empress who gave Delhi Humayun's Tomb

March 11, 2020 5:51 pm

A riveting story of Mughal Empress Bega Begum who held immense power, endured tragedy and dedicated her entire life caring for the poor.

Explained: Why the govt wants to locate Dara Shikoh tomb, and why it’s not easy

February 19, 2020 8:12 am

Dara Shikoh is described as a “liberal Muslim” who tried to find commonalities between Hindu and Islamic traditions. He translated into Persian the Bhagavad Gita as well as 52 Upanishads.

The Taj Mahal is neither India’s only nor first monument of love, here are five others

February 15, 2020 9:17 am

Long before the Taj Mahal emerged as THE monument of love in the world, there were several others as well—some even predating the seventeenth-century mausoleum built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal. For Valentine’s Day this year, Sahapedia lists five.

Lost and Found: Mughal women and myths around their lives

August 10, 2018 12:17 pm

Author Ira Mukhoty takes a walk around Humayun’s Tomb, recounts tales of Mughal women and busts myths around their lives.

Humayun Tomb finial: How the king got its crown back

May 08, 2016 2:21 pm

The 18ft ornamental ensemble on the Humayun Tomb was given a coating of 22-carat gold to match its original crowning splendour.

Gold finial at Humayun’s Tomb unveiled

April 20, 2016 2:09 am

On May 30, 2014, during a sandstorm exceeding 150 kmph, the wooden core of the finial snapped at the point where it rises above the dome.

Replicate Humayun’s Tomb work at Taj Mahal: Aga trust told

April 08, 2015 3:27 am

Minister of Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma lays foundation of Humayun’s Tomb Site Museum.

The marvel of red sandstone & white marble

February 09, 2015 12:17 am

Quest organised a heritage walk for students of The Indian School, Sadiq Nagar, to Humayun’s Tomb.

Humayun’s Tomb to get new, lookalike finial

January 14, 2015 3:45 am

On May 30 last year, the 18-foot finial, weighing 225 kg, collapsed during the storm.

Tunnel linking Ring Road and Mathura Road may hit ASI hurdle

October 07, 2014 2:14 am

Tunnel would be around 1.25-km long, beginning at the exit of Nizamuddin Bridge and opening at Subz Burz on Mathura Road.


As monuments reopen, here is how first day at Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb looked like

July 06, 2020 8:17 pm

After a shutdown of more than 100 days, all ASI-protected monuments will reopen for the public from Monday (July 6).

Ant-Man actor Evangeline Lilly is in New Delhi

July 30, 2019 7:12 am

Evangeline Lilly essays the character of Hope van Dyne or Wasp in the Ant-Man films. She also appeared in the role in Avengers: Endgame.