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It was hiding under a water cooler.
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The mob demanded the release of their co-workers.
"No involvement of ISIS or targeting of the Taj Mahal has come to light in these incidents so far."
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It has been applied on three-fourths of the structure and is "showing results".
The monument is visited by almost 6 million annually.
The deceased woman was a teacher and was reportedly suffering from depression.
Memories of UP Tourism's Taj Balloon Festival.
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Remembrances of travels past, to places far and near, recollected most fondly and of course, held dear. A travelogue written from memory is arguably a more intimate piece of writing than one composed...
The 18-year-old TB patient succumbed to his illness hours later.
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AGRA -- In a regular case of saas-bahu woes but with a twist, this tale from Agra has set tongues wagging, as a Russian daughter-in-law has been sitting in protest against her mother-in-law at the doo...
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MATHURA -- A priest of a famous temple was seriously injured after he allegedly fell off the roof of a three-storey building when a troop of monkey attacked him in Radha Vallabh Ghera area. Brijendra...
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Was the iconic monument created with a single error on purpose? Or, did the artists and craftsmen make an honest mistake because of a lack of advanced scientific equipment? Did Shah Jahan know?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, landed in Mumbai on Sunday for a tour of India. They are expected to meet underprivileged children as well as Bollywood celebrities. The Duke and D...
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NEW DELHI -- Heralding a new era of semi-high speed trains in the country, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off the first such train which will cover the 200 km distance between Delhi and...
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On Tuesday evening, social media went into a tizzy when news arrived that one of the brass pinnacles mounted atop the four minarets at the Taj Mahal had tumbled down. Conflicting reports added to the...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to visit the Taj Mahal in April, almost two decades after Princess Diana was pictured sitting pensively by herself at the famous monument. The image of Diana...
Here’s another thing that might help put Agra on the map, apart from the Taj Mahal, that is. Two brothers, Faizal and Anis Khan from the city, have made what may be the world’s ‘heaviest and largest u...
Several private college authorities in Agra are expected to land in jail for gross irregularities, after the BEd exams results announced that 20,000 students have passed it while only 12,800 appeared...
The early morning horizon is dotted with vibrant balloons as you float mid-air. Time seems to stand still as from the haze emerges one of the most breathtaking sights in the world, the Taj Mahal. I witnessed this mesmerising view at the Taj Balloon Festival, which took place in Agra from 14-18 November.
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NEW DELHI -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in India and is doing exactly what everyone else does when they come to the country — visit the Taj Mahal. Zuckerberg posted a picture of him in front of t...
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Lord Rama is called maryada purushottam (the ideal man) and his wife Sita is a role model for all women. But one of the central characters of Ramayana, antagonist Ravana, is known for his caprice, tem...
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A young Agra girl who had taken social media by a storm on Wednesday after it was reported that she was planning to go into samadhi - a term popularly used to describe the death of spiritual gurus in...
AGRA — A 66-year-old Japanese tourist today succumbed to serious head injuries after he allegedly slipped from the staircase inside the Taj Mahal. Taj Ganj police station officials rushed him to the n...
With her thin dupatta she covered the scars of an attack so brutal that it had shaken her very belief in people, family and love. Rupa had been acid attacked by her step-mother as she slept in her house at Islampur Ghasaoli village, in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Rupa was fifteen years of age at the time.
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12-year-old Taiyyaba is like any other pre-teen in UP, except for one thing -- she has always known that she has a hole in her heart. That's how she knows that she always catches colds and cough, and...
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NEW DELHI — It wasn't a sight morning commuters were quite prepared for. The Indian Air Force (IAF) landed a fighter plane -- the Mirage 2000 -- on the expressway near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh on Thur...
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A week after a man was lynched and hanged in Dimapur for allegedly raping a girl from Nagaland, comes another incident in UP. A man accused of drinking and misbehaving with girls was pulled out of his...
India sulked when the Obamas skipped the Taj Mahal during their recent visit here. But really, I'm tired of famous people posing with that marble tomb as their endorsement of the idea that it somehow is the ultimate icon of romance. Because the story of how and why Emperor Shah Jahan built this monument for his deceased wife, Mumtaz Mahal, is anything but romantic.