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Inside the Taj Mahal

Readjusting to the Indian way

January 3rd 2009
The driver started doing that trick again, revving the engine, honking the horn and inching forward. But by now we knew it didn't amount to anything and after a minute or two of this he got bored and went back to snoozing behind the wheel, the engine ticking over. I sighed with self reproach as I watched yet another near-empty government bus roll by. I passed the time by observing the subtletie ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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