Free Press Journal
  • Temple or tomb? Archaeological Survey of India clarifies what the Taj Mahal really is

    Agra : For the first time, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stated in a court that the Taj Mahal is a tomb and not a temple. It was a 1920 notification to protect the Taj Mahal that has been made the basis for this affidavit in a local court. The Union culture ministry in November 2015 had already clarified in the Lok Sabha that there was no evidence of any

  • No role in saffron scarf issue at Taj Mahal: Govt

    New Delhi : The government on Sunday denied any involvement of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) or the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in restricting foreign models from entering Taj Mahal wearing saffron scarves inscribed with name of Lord Ram.

  • Agra: Twin blasts near Cantt railway station, no casualties

    Agra (Uttar Pradesh): Amidst reports that the Taj Mahal would soon be targeted in a terrorist attack, at least two low-intensity blasts were reported this morning here. One explosion is reported to have taken place in a garbage-dumping tractor in the Agra Cantonment Railway Station area. The second explosion took place at the terrace of a house near the railway station. No casualties or injuries have been reported so far. The police

  • ISIS warns of attack on India, Taj Mahal on the hit list

    ISIS has warned of attacks in India and has also published a graphic showing Taj Mahal to be a possible target. The graphic was posted on March 14th by Ahwaal Ummat Media Center was posted on the app Telegram.

  • Media persons roughed up at Sanjay Dutt shooting in Agra

    Agra : Actor Sanjay Dutt says that it’s a shame that some of the bouncers roughed up a few of his fans as well as media persons while shooting for his ucoming film “Bhoomi” here.

  • NBA Superstar Kevin Durant to visit India

    New Delhi : NBA superstar Kevin Durant will be visiting India later this year, aiming to support Indian basketball and see the Taj Mahal, which has been on his bucket list.

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    2017 has 14 long weekends and here’s perfect getaway for each!

    If you always wanted to travel and explore the world around you but couldn’t, you don’t have to be disheartened, there’s never too late! With happiness and joy New Year always brings long weekends too. And admit it, the very first thing anyone does after getting the calendar is chalking out the weekends and plan upcoming trips. And the year 2017 is packed with good 14 long weekends including two nine-day long bonus holidays-one

  • Beauty of city captivates; Travel Mart participants

    BHOPAL: National and International participants at 3rd MP Travel Mart went for city tour and visited tourist places of historical importance of Bhopal besides the Upper Lake and captured scenic beauty in their cameras.

  • Burning of civic waste discolouring Taj, say researchers

    Washington : Burning of municipal solid waste in the vicinity of the iconic Taj Mahal is significantly contributing to the discolouring of the world heritage monument, an Indo-American research team has found, reports PTI.

  • 10 iconic places to get world class cleanliness

    New Delhi : The Centre has identified 10 iconic places in the country for making their surroundings spic and span to meet the international standards of cleanliness within a year under the Swachchh Bharat Mission.