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Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

Monuments other than Taj to reopen from Tuesday in Agra

🕔09:25, 1.Sep 2020

Agra, Sep 1  The officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the district administration said all necessary preparations and precautions were in place to welcome visitors to the historical monuments in Agra, other than the Taj Mahal and

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With 80% corona recovery rate, Agra heaves a sigh of relief

With 80% corona recovery rate, Agra heaves a sigh of relief

🕔10:56, 22.May 2020

Agra, May 22 With the number of COVID-19 cases remaining under ten a day for past one week, there is considerable relief as the recovery rate touched 80.07 per cent on Friday. Six new cases were reported Till Thursday night. The

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Clean up Yamuna campaign picks momentum in Agra

Clean up Yamuna campaign picks momentum in Agra

🕔06:31, 10.Jan 2020

Agra, Jan 10  Hundreds of river activists and college students on Thursday cleaned the Yamuna river bed opposite Etmauddaula, also known as Baby Taj. Students from several schools picked up polythene and leather waste from the river bed. The collected

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Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

🕔13:47, 18.Nov 2019

Lucknow, Nov 18  After changing the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj and Mughalsarai to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan. The state government has asked

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Agra to host first-ever International Film Festival

Agra to host first-ever International Film Festival

🕔12:53, 2.Nov 2019

Agra, Nov 2 Films from 10 countries across the world would be showcased at the first-ever ‘Global Taj International Film Festival’ in Agra from November 15 to 17. Festival director Suraj Tiwari, whose maiden directorial venture “I am Zero” was widely

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Taj under full moon to attract many more visitors

Taj under full moon to attract many more visitors

🕔17:54, 19.Sep 2019

Agra, Sep 19  Come the next full moon in October, many more Taj Mahal lovers will be able to view the iconic 17th century monument to eternal love from a spot across the Yamuna river that has been newly developed

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Adityanath thanks Modi for clearing Agra, Kanpur Metro projects

Adityanath thanks Modi for clearing Agra, Kanpur Metro projects

🕔07:30, 1.Mar 2019

Lucknow, March 1 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving the metro rail projects for Agra and Kanpur, officials said. He said these projects will not only ease congestion but also make commuting

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Cabinet nod for Metro rail projects in UP’s Kanpur, Agra

Cabinet nod for Metro rail projects in UP’s Kanpur, Agra

🕔07:12, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01 The Union Cabinet on Friday approved two Metro rail projects in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur and Agra at an estimated cost of Rs 19,456.1 crore in order to boost urban public transport connectivity. Both the projects will be

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PM to launch election campaign for 2019 LS polls from Agra

PM to launch election campaign for 2019 LS polls from Agra

🕔12:24, 2.Jan 2019

Agra, Jan 2 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 party sources and MP Ram Shankar Katheria. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit

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Four killed in LPG cylinder blast in UP

Four killed in LPG cylinder blast in UP

🕔12:26, 24.Jul 2018

Agra, July 24  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

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Taj entry restricted to three hours from Sunday

Taj entry restricted to three hours from Sunday

🕔10:13, 29.Mar 2018

Agra, March 29  Entry to the Taj Mahal will be restricted to only three hours starting from Sunday, according to a notice issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The decision was taken to reduce “human load” on the

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Taj mahal ready for royal visitors

Taj mahal ready for royal visitors

🕔11:40, 16.Apr 2016

Agra, April 16  The Taj Mahal is ready for the hyped visit of British royal couple, prince William and Kate, on Saturday.According to the programme released here, the royal couple will have lunch and dinner at hotel Amar Vilas. They

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Taj Mahotsava to begin on Thursday

Taj Mahotsava to begin on Thursday

🕔11:27, 18.Feb 2016

Agra Feb 18  The annual ten-day cultural festival ‘Taj Mahotsava’, celebrating its silver jubilee is set to commence here on Thursday afternoon. The inaugration event will take place at the sprawling Shilpgram complex, 500 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal.

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Agra to host first-ever international bird festival

Agra to host first-ever international bird festival

🕔12:40, 3.Dec 2015

Agra, Dec 3  In a bid to promote Uttar Pradesh as an international bird watching destination, the state forest department, in collaboration with Ficci, will hold a three-day international festival on birds at the National Chambal Sanctuary (NCS) in Agra,

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Taj city’s century-plus educational institutions rich in heritage

Taj city’s century-plus educational institutions rich in heritage

🕔12:53, 29.Oct 2015

Agra, Oct 29  Hundred-plus not out: educational institutions in this Taj city have enriched India’s intellectual legacy. Many may dispute Agra’s claim to modernity, but when it comes to great and grand educational – infrastructure more than a century old

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Rains damage crops in Agra, Mathura

Rains damage crops in Agra, Mathura

🕔11:47, 16.Mar 2015

Agra, March 16  Hail and rains have caused extensive damage to wheat, mustard and potato crops in Agra and neighbouring districts in Uttar Pradesh. A freak weather this month has hit agricultural operations, farmers said. Potato crop in Agra, Mathura

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Tourism minister pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal

Tourism minister pays surprise visit to Taj Mahal

🕔12:35, 25.Feb 2015

Agra, Feb 25  Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma paid a surprise visit to the Taj Mahal Tuesday evening, to look into the issues ailing the structure, following a directive from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was accompanied by union minister

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US deputy secretary of state to visit Asia

US deputy secretary of state to visit Asia

🕔12:11, 5.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 5  US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken is slated to visit South Korea, China and Japan next week, an official statement said. According to the statement issued by the US Department of State Wednesday, this will be

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SAARC literature festival in Agra from Feb 13

SAARC literature festival in Agra from Feb 13

🕔13:45, 27.Jan 2015

Agra, Jan 27  A three-day SAARC literature festival will begin in the Taj city Feb 13. Literary luminaries from the neighbouring SAARC countries will interact, debate latest literary trends and present their literary pieces for analytical comments during the event.

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Ahead of Obama visit, US security team visits Agra

Ahead of Obama visit, US security team visits Agra

🕔12:30, 17.Dec 2014

Agra, Dec 17  A 40-member team comprising US security advisers, representatives of the two houses and journalists visited the Taj Mahal in Agra to access security arrangements and logistics, ahead of the US President Barack Obama’s India visit Jan 26.

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