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    In pictures: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with family visits Taj Mahal, gets nostalgic

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off his India tour by visiting the iconic Taj Mahal followed by a visit to an elephant conversation center in Mathura’s Churmura. The tour begins on February 17 and will conclude on February 23. The Trudeaus spent an hour at the historic monument. He first visited the Taj Mahal as a child at the age of 10. Trudeau recalled his 1983 visit to the Taj Mahal

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau visits Taj Mahal

    Agra: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today started his week-long visit to India with a tour of the iconic Taj Mahal, which he had first seen 35 years ago. Trudeau was accompanied by wife and three kids during the tour of white marble mausoleum on the banks of Ganga river.

  • Taj Mahal will soon be Tej Mandir: Katiyar

    It is a good thing that a festival is being organised but this Taj Mahal is not the one that existed during the time of Aurangzeb. It was our temple.

  • Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to open Taj Mahotsav with dance-drama on Lord Ram

    In a development that would again smack of polarisation and religious one-upmanship, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to have a Lord Ram-based dance drama opening the Taj Mahotsav this year. The Yogi Adityanath government’s decision to open 10-day Taj Mahotsav in Agra with Sri Ram Leela has kicked off a row with opposition charging the government with saffronising the festival.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Taj Mahal

    Lucknow: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrived at Agra on Tuesday morning to see the Taj Mahal.  The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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    ‘Tourist entry at Taj Mahal to be capped at 40K daily, for max 3 hours’

    New Delhi : The Archaeological Survey of India is likely to restrict the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, and put a three-hour cap on each ticket holder to tour the 17th-century Mughal monument in a bid to preserve the heritage site, a source in the culture ministry told PTI.

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    Fully committed to sustainable development around Taj: UP to SC

    New Delhi : The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was “fully committed” to protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development in and around the iconic Taj Mahal and the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • Relive the magic of the silent era

    The Taj Mahal is back in focus and this time for all the right reasons. Propelling the iconic 17th century monument back into news is the resurrected Indian film of the silent cinema era Shiraz. The classic made in 1928 by Bombay Talkies founder Himansu Rai is a fictitious account of the events that led to the construction of one of the wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal.

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    Supreme Court to hear plea on demolition of parking lot around Taj Mahal today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Uttar Pradesh Government’s plea seeking recall of its earlier order for the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The apex court on October 24, ordered demolition of the parking lot around Mughal mausoleum, Taj Mahal.