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    Look into larger perspective while dealing with Taj: SC

    New Delhi : There will be no “second chance” to preserve the Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, asking the authorities to take a larger perspective on issues of pollution and green cover to prepare a vision document on protecting the monument.

  • Uttar Pradesh: Heavy rains continue over the last 24-hours, claimed several lives

    Lucknow: Heavy rains battered Uttar Pradesh over the last 24-hours and claimed several lives, an official said on Friday. The rains will continue for the next 48-hours but with a lower intensity, the Met said. According to the government official, nine persons, including four children, died in the Brij region, comprising of Mainpuri, Mathura and Agra.

  • Uttar Pradesh: 4 killed, 12 injured as LPG cylinder explodes in Agra district

    Agra: At least four persons have been killed and 12 injured after an LPG cylinder exploded at a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Daadhki village in Iradatnagar around midnight apparently due to leakage in the gas cylinder.

  • Tips For the Golden Triangle Tour in India

    People often visit India and have a lot of plans. But, to cover a country as big and diverse as India gets a little overwhelming. So, if you are planning a trip to India, especially for the first time, it’s a good idea to look for some of the reputed vacation packages in India. These packages offer great tours at reasonable rates. These are guided packages that have transport and accommodation included.

  • Social media angry after dog buried alive in Agra

    Agra: Social activists and dog lovers vented their anger on social media over the insensitivity of construction workers after a video purportedly showed they buried a dog alive under bitumen while laying a road in the Taj city Agra. The barrage of angry comments prompted Agra’s Sadar police department to register an FIR against unknown persons.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath cuts short Karnataka visit, rushes back to visit storm-hit Agra

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth, currently on an election campaign in Karnataka, is rushing back tonight to visit storm-ravaged Agra, a senior official said today. The chief minister will arrive in Agra tonight and visit the calamity-hit areas tomorrow morning, Principal Secretary Information Avanish Awasthi said.

  • Scientist arrested in Agra for sexually assaulting two minor girls

    Agra: A scientist was arrested here for sexually abusing two minor girls, police said on Wednesday. Taj Ganj police Station House Officer (SHO) Shailendra Kumar said a fellow scientist had filed a written complaint against the accused Vishnu Dutt Sharma, 62, saying that he lured a minor girl to his house and tried to sexually abuse her.

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    Supreme Court tells Centre to restore Taj Mahal as its colour changes from yellow to brown and green

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of colour of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish. The apex court suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and abroad to first assess the damage and then take steps to restore the historic monument.

  • Pillar inside Taj Mahal premises collapses due to heavy rain

    Agra (Uttar Pradesh): As heavy rain continues to lash several parts of Uttar Pradesh, a pillar of the entry gate to the world famous Taj Mahal monument collapsed on Thursday. The pillar located on the southern entry gate of the monument fell due to rain on Thursday past midnight, according to sources.

  • SC raps UP govt in Taj Mahal protection case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to place before it a vision document on protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal and asked why there was a “sudden flurry of activities” in the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ).

  • Valentine’s Day 2018: 5 most romantic Valentine holiday destinations

    The season of love is here and we know you have been looking forward to spending some quality time with the love of your life. So, this Valentine’s day don’t just sit at home and watch ‘Netflix and chill’ instead of that go and visit some exotic places in India with your love. This gift will be most romantic gift for that person as this one day holds phenomenal importance in every

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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).

  • PM Urja Ganga pipeline: Work in progress on project

    Delhi : GAIL, CMD, B C Tripathi met Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Rajive Kumar for soliciting state government support for expeditious implementation of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) connectivity and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicular conversions at Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Ferozabad, Kosi Kalan, Noida, Ghaziabad, Meerut and Greater Noida where GAIL is operating City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks through its Subsidiary and Joint Venture companies.