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2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2009-11-27 09:04:00

MUMBAI, India, November 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - With Photo On 26th of November 2009, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel, Mumbai saw the coming together of employees and families of staff members, for a remembrance meeting that paid respects to those who lost their lives last year. There were multi faith prayers held for peace and harmony. The gathering was attended by Chairman of Indian Hotels Company Ltd, Mr Ratan N Tata and Vice Chairman Mr R.K Krishnakumar....

2009-08-21 14:07:59

The Hall of Mirrors in France's Palace of Versailles topped a California-based travel Web site's list of The World's Top Five Mirrored Rooms. VirtualTourist.com said the Hall of Mirrors, where Marie Antoinette was known to enjoy throwing parties, is lined with 357 mirrors. The Web site filled the No. 2 spot on its list with the window ledge-mounted gossip mirrors of Porvoo, Finland, which are used to keep tabs on neighbors. The Sheesh Mahal of Agra Fort in Agra, India, a dressing room lit by...

2006-04-14 11:26:15

By Himangshu Watts NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least one bomb triggered two small blasts in the largest mosque in India just after Friday prayers, wounding at least 10 people, police said. After the blasts in an historic part of the Indian capital New Delhi, the government and religious leaders appealed for calm in the officially secular country, where Hindus make up more than 80 percent of the population and Muslims almost 12. Hundreds of police, some armed with batons and shields,...


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