Taj Mahal

Agra sizzles at 45 degrees Celsius, schools to shut early

The mercury soared to touch 45 degrees Celsius here on Tuesday, while Mathura was hotter at 47.2 degrees Celsius.

published on : 1st May 2019

Amid election heat, Agra struggles with water woes

Water pipelines, being old and rusted, are frequently bursting, snapping supply, even as the mercury continues to soar.   

published on : 26th April 2019

Monkey menace: CISF jawans to use sling-shot at Taj Mahal to protect tourist

A CISF official said that the jawans are posted at specific hotspots such as gates and high-value locations where foreigners are frequent.

published on : 25th January 2019

Ticket to Taj Mahal's main mausoleum hiked by Rs 200 to protect monument

Domestic visitors will have to pay Rs 250 and foreign visitors Rs 1,300 to see the main mausoleum at the 17th-century monument.

published on : 10th December 2018

Taj vision document: Paid 80 per cent amount to School of Planning and Architecture, UP tells Supreme Court

89 lakh, to Delhi-based School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) which is entrusted with the task of preparing a vision document for protection of Taj Mahal.

published on : 6th December 2018

Nothing secret about vision document on Taj Mahal, Supreme Court tells Uttar Pradesh government

Additional Solicitor General A N S Nadkarni, appearing for the Centre, told the bench that the first draft of the Heritage Plan for Taj Mahal, will be finalised within eight weeks.

published on : 29th November 2018

India better prepared, more organised 10 years after 26/11 attack: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Exactly ten years back, ten heavily armed terrorists from Pakistan struck the heart of Mumbai and held the city under siege.

published on : 25th November 2018

Right-wing group threatens to perform puja at Taj Mahal

A CISF commandant said an inquiry was being conducted into the reported incident of namaz being offered on Wednesday.

published on : 18th November 2018

Man who made mini Taj Mahal for his wife dies in hit and run accident; to be buried inside it

Faizul Hasan Qadri politely declined Akhilesh Yadav's offer of money for his project and asked him to establish a girls inter-college in his village instead. 

published on : 12th November 2018

'Mini Taj' maker Faizul Hasan Qadri dies in UP hit-and-run incident

Qadri sustained serious injuries in the late Thursday hit-and-run incident in Kesar Kalan. The 83-year-old retired Postmaster was admitted in the hospital where he died on Friday.

published on : 10th November 2018

No namaz in mosque on Taj Mahal premises except Fridays: Archaeological Survey of India

The Taj Mahal remains closed for the public on Fridays. Only the locals are allowed from 12 o'clock to 2 pm without paying any entry fee.

published on : 5th November 2018

‘Taj Mahal’ to be launched soon 

Kalam Theatre and Repertory is all set to launch their new project -’Taj Mahal’.

published on : 4th November 2018

Taj Mahal protection proposal: Supreme Court gives extension to UP government till 15 November

The state government informed the court that an Ahmedabad-based Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology was assisting it on declaring areas surrounding the Taj Mahal as heritage.

published on : 25th September 2018

Taj Mahal protection: SC slams Taj Trapezium Zone, asks what 'tamasha' is going on

TTZ is an area of about 10,400 sq km spread over the districts of Agra, Firozabad, Mathura, Hathras and Etah in Uttar Pradesh and Bharatpur district of Rajasthan.

published on : 26th July 2018

Supreme Court slams Yogi Adityanath government for filing draft vision document on Taj Mahal

A bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta came down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government and questioned the state's concern in the matter.

published on : 26th July 2018
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