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With the aim at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal.

The pooja performed on Tuesday even after Archaeological Survey of India  (ASI) ban, was a reprisal to show the religious significance of the place for hindus.

The monkeys are turning aggressive as their natural habitats have been destroyed and the green cover is steadily shrinking.

Agra: Twenty six schools in the Taj city will soon get sanitary pad vending machines installed, a Uttar Pradesh official said on Saturday. They have been gifted by social entrepreneur and founder of Nine, Amar Tulsian in a bid to raise awareness about menstruation and de-stigmatise the natural phenomenon. The machines have already reached the …

Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday immersed the ashes of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the Yamuna river in his native village of Bateshwar, Agra. Adityanath reached Bateshwar in a chopper and later drove to the Rani Ghat where the district administration had made elaborate arrangements. He first prayed at the …

Agra: In the race for a Smart City tag, heritage structures in Agra are under threat, stakeholders say. The haphazard growth of urban clusters encroaching on the free space around monuments and the alarming rise in pollution levels have compelled rethinking whether becoming a Smart City was the answer to Agras problems. Green activists and conservationists …

New Delhi: Slamming both the Central and Uttar Pradesh government for the neglect of Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court on Thursday wondered what if Unesco drops the 17th century Mughal monument from its list of world heritage sites. “It is a world heritage site. What will happen if Unesco say that we withdraw the world heritage …

New Delhi:  Slamming both the Central and Uttar Pradesh government for the neglect of Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court on Thursday wondered what if Unesco was to drop the 17th century Mughal monument from its list of world heritage site. “It is a world heritage site. What will happen if Unesco say that we withdraw the …