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Monday, 2003, April 14

New Delhi: For restoring the gardens of the World Heritage Monument, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) collaborated with the Geneva-based Aga Khan Trust for Culture that gave US $ 6,50,000. On Tuesday, the Aga Khan will unveil the original glory of the

H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

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