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Taj Mahal

Smuggling contrabanned into the Taj Mahal

December 27th 2008
It was 5.30am and the streets of Paraganj were quiet with none of the bustle of the night before when we´d run the gauntlet passed shop owners trying their best to entice us in or indeed the previous morning when we´d been overtaken by rickshaws packed full of 8year olds, immaculately turned out in their school uniforms and waving furiously. Instead we hurried along deserted streets heading for ... 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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