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Agra Mayor To Remove Taj Mahal Restriction of 5K Visitors Per Day

The Mayor of Agra, Naveen Jain, has sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ministry of culture to remove the restriction...

Uttar Pradesh To Set Up Air Quality Monitoring Stations

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has begun the process of setting up 18 new Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in...

Breathing: One of the Most Common Ways by Which Coronavirus is Spread

As the United States nears 200,000 deaths from COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines to add breathing to the...

River Activists In Agra Clean Up The Yamuna Riverbank

Ahead of the world rivers day on September 27, the river activists in Agra cleaned up the Yamuna riverbank, opposite the Etmauddaula tomb and...

Agra’s Sweet And Tourism Industry Can’t Keep Calm

As the world prepares to say "Wah Taj" after a gap of nearly half a year, Agra's famous petha sweet industry as well as...

Covid-19 Recovery Rate Crosses 80% in Agra

The Agra district administration's concerted efforts and coordinated execution of the multi-dimensional strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19, has begun to show results....

Less Noisy Diwali in Agra this Year, but Pollution Level Goes Up

A less noisy Diwali was observed in Agra this year. While the sale of firecrackers witnessed a dip, the pollution levels did not abate. "Past...

Radhasoami Satsang Plants Hundreds of Saplings of Neem, Tamarind, Sheesham, Keenu and Shahtoot in Agra

To support the Taj city greening drive, members of the Radhasoami Satsang, Dayalbagh, planted hundreds of saplings of neem, tamarind, sheesham, keenu and shahtoot,...

Home to 3 World Heritage Sites, Agra’s Pollution Level Continues to Remain Alarming

A quarter century of environmental activism, and a series of judicial interventions by the apex court, has not fundamentally changed the ecological conditions in...

Green Activists to Build a Taj Mahal with Plastic Waste in Agra

Green activists will attempt to construct a Taj Mahal with plastic and polythene waste at the Etmauddaula viewpoint park on the Yamuna river here. At a workshop here by NGO Unfold Foundation to...

PM Narendra Modi To Launch Election For 2019 Lok Sabha Polls From Agra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch NDA's election campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh's Agra on January 9, according to...

Public Safety Threatened As Stray Cattle Takes To The Street in Agra

Bulls and cows are a growing nuisance and pose a threat to public safety in several districts of Agra. From bulls going on the rampage and attacking humans,...

Schools in Agra Will Soon Be Getting Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine

Twenty six schools in the Taj city, Agra will soon get sanitary pad vending machines installed, a Uttar Pradesh official said on Saturday. They have...

Ganga Jal project in Agra postponed till August

A formal inauguration of the ambitious Rs 3,000 crore Ganga Jal project, to ease water supply situation in the Taj city, has again been...

In films ‘Victoria & Abdul’ and ‘American Made,’ Life is Stranger than Fiction

Washington, September 30: Stephen Frears’ heartwarming drama Victoria & Abdul is about the deep friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant Abdul Karim between 1887 and...

Was Taj Mahal Once a Shiva Temple? The Debate over the Tomb Continues

New Delhi, August 16, 2017: The famous monument from the Mughal era, Taj Mahal is once more in contention as the Central Information Commission (CIC)...

Body of a Mentally disturbed woman found beside ‘mother’s skeleton’ in Agra

Agra, Feb 25, 2017: A woman, said to be mentally disturbed, was found lying dead close to a skeleton in her house here on...

Here is why Ganga Dussehra is the Heart of Hindus in India

Ganga Dussehra celebrated on June 14, this year to mark the descent of the River Ganga upon Earth Many devotees take a bath...

ASI increases entrance fee for vistors of Indian monuments

Agra: ASI on Thursday issued a final notification on the entrance fee hike at India's monuments, doubling it for visitors from abroad at the...

PM Modi set to visit UP twice in April

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh (UP) twice in April, to participate in programmes organised by the state unit of the Bharatiya...

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This Indian Army Officer Has Developed The Country’s First indigenous 9mm ‘Machine Pistol’

Nagpur-based Indian Army officer Lt Col Prasad Bansod has developed the country's first indigenous 9 mm 'Machine Pistol', an official said here on Saturday. Working...