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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...

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...

Taj Mahal is Overrated, Check Out These 5 Hindu Temples

By Alisha Upadhyay The lyricist Naushad penned down words in awe of the Taj Mahal that are roughly translated into "An emperor made Taj Mahal...

Guidelines to Reopen Monuments Issued By Government

The Central government on Thursday issued a slew of directions for reopening of monuments and museums, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, from...

Yamuna Continues to Remain Dry Even After Heavy Rain; Threatens Mughal Monuments

Even after a fortnight of monsoon rains, river Yamuna in Agra continues to remain dry, with heaps of polluted garbage providing breeding grounds for...

Taj Mahal: Honey Bees at Historical Monument Alarm Tourists

Honey bees at the iconic Taj Mahal and other historical monuments in the city continue to alarm tourists. Though many complaints have been lodged by...

Catapults To Protect Tourists At The Taj From Simian Attacks

Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will now be under safety cover of catapults to scare rampaging monkeys who have been injuring visitors at an...

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...

Haryana Minister calls Taj Mahal a ‘beautiful kabristan’

Chandigarh, October 20: Joining the league of those making controversial statements on the Taj Mahal, senior Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the...

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)...

Firozabad Glass Industry is Declining: Is Taj Mahal to be Blamed?

Firozabad Glass Industry, an ancient industry and an integral part of Indian culture is facing a danger of closure The decline has rendered...

Thirsty six-feet-long snake leads to panic among tourists at Taj Mahal

Agra, May 16, 2017: An unexpected visitor slithering through the shrubs in the gardens around the Taj Mahal, in search of a water and a...

Taj Mahal security elevated following threat from Islamic State (ISIS) Terrorist Group

Lucknow, Mar 18, 2017: Security at the Taj Mahal has been amplified following a media report about a threat to the heritage site from...

Centre applies New measures to 144 Tourist sites, likely to make it Disabled-Friendly

The government has planned to set up solar wheelchairs, battery-driven carts and special toilets among other facilities at 145 cultural wonders The overhaul...

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...

Taj city’s rank slips as it remains dirty

Agra: Previously ranked at 27, the Taj city has lost the race to be included in smart cities and slipped to 47/73 in the...

SC asks UP govt to encourage electric cremation at the burning ground near Taj Mahal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to encourage the people to opt for electric cremation instead of going for...

Yamuna activists march to warn of threat to Taj Mahal

Agra: Activists and environmentalists here marched to demand release of water from upstream barrages to sustain the ecology of Yamuna and provide moisture to...

NGT directs UP government to ensure no trees are cut near Taj Mahal

Agra: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that no unauthorised construction activities are permitted and no trees...

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