The mercury soared to touch 45 degrees Celsius here on Tuesday, while Mathura was hotter at 47.2 degrees Celsius.
Water pipelines, being old and rusted, are frequently bursting, snapping supply, even as the mercury continues to soar.
A CISF official said that the jawans are posted at specific hotspots such as gates and high-value locations where foreigners are frequent.
Domestic visitors will have to pay Rs 250 and foreign visitors Rs 1,300 to see the main mausoleum at the 17th-century monument.
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.
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.
Exactly ten years back, ten heavily armed terrorists from Pakistan struck the heart of Mumbai and held the city under siege.
A CISF commandant said an inquiry was being conducted into the reported incident of namaz being offered on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Kalam Theatre and Repertory is all set to launch their new project -’Taj Mahal’.
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.
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.
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.