Topic: Agra

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  • In Pictures India landmarks

    The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum in Agra dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, who was grief-stricken when she died during the birth of their 14th child in 1631. The Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, combining elements from Persian, Turkish, and Indian architectural styles.

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  • In Pictures India landmarks

    The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum in Agra dedicated to Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, who was grief-stricken when she died during the birth of their 14th child in 1631. The Taj Mahal is the finest example of Mughal architecture, combining elements from Persian, Turkish, and Indian architectural styles.

  • For Indians, the climb into the middle class is a family affair

    For Indians, the climb into the middle class is a family affair

    But affluence – like a separate bedroom for the kids and a good education – could change the culture.

  • In Pictures The Rising Global Middle Class

    By 2030, the global middle class is widely projected to at least double in size to as many as 5 billion – a surge unseen since the Industrial Revolution.The affluence of the new middle class in India is changing lifestyles; here an after-work dance class fills a gym in Delhi with middle class workers.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day: 12/22

    Druids, led by Arthur Pendragon, leave Stonehenge near Amesbury, England, after taking part in the winter solstice on Dec. 22. Built between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago, Stonehenge is one of the world's most recognizable sites.

  • The climate was different but the spirit was the same

    The climate was different but the spirit was the same

    It didn't matter that Christmas wasn't white.

  • U.S.-Africa alliance to help small farmer

    The partnership between the US and Kofi Annan's farm group reflects the new international emphasis on agriculture.