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Minor’s body recovered from almirah, accused held
The accused told the police he was aware that the girl’s father had sold a property recently and believed the cash was lying in the house. The accused entered the house and took out ₹20,000 but was seen by the victim girl. Afraid of being identified, he strangled the girl with a rope, wrapped the body in a quilt and placed it in his almirah.
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:39 AM IST
Taj city marks environment day with cleanliness, plantation drives
District magistrate of Agra Navneet Chahal led an oath ceremony during a meeting held on water conservation and rainwater harvesting in Agra district organised at district headquarters in Agra
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 07:08 PM IST
Walk organized in Agra to stress on Yamuna revival
It was a symbolic march to highlight the plight of river Yamuna, the life of Taj city. The river has faced neglect for long and promises made for its revival have not been met, activists alleged.
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 12:39 AM IST
Kanu Behl says there's no structural support for certain kind of films in India
Kanu Behl, whose feature film Agra premiered at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, talked about the process of writing and casting for the film.
Published on Jun 04, 2023 05:55 PM IST
Daily brief: MP Lokayukta orders probe into damage of Mahakal Lok statues
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Published on Jun 01, 2023 09:06 PM IST
Several injured in Aligarh group clash
Sources revealed that about six people were feared injured. A motor cycle rally to mark the birth anniversary of Ahilyabai Holkar was taken out without prior permission and members of another caste objected to it. As the argument escalated, both parties started hurling brickbats at one another, injuring several people, they added.
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:42 AM IST
Plea seeking excavation at Agra mosque to be heard on July 11
It said that idols of Krishna were brought to Agra by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, who allegedly demolished the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura in 1670
Updated on May 31, 2023 08:47 PM IST
Agra premieres at Cannes, gets 5-minute standing ovation at Director's Fortnight
Agra, directed by Kanu Behl, premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival. It received a five minute standing ovation.
Published on May 25, 2023 02:47 PM IST
ADF suggests steps to promote lesser-known Agra monuments
A letter has been sent by Agra Development Foundation (ADF) to Union tourism and culture minister G. Kishan Reddy , in which it has been said that Agra has rich historical and cultural heritage. But recent statistics show that most tourists visiting Agra only see the Taj Mahal and leave the same day without seeing the other monuments.
Updated on May 25, 2023 12:08 AM IST
In U.P, no customer rush at banks on 1st day of ₹2,000 note exchange
While some banks asked customers to fill out a form, others told people to use the cash deposit machine.
Updated on May 23, 2023 07:31 PM IST
Shot in the arm for UP STF, four more units to come up
Chief minister gives approval to the budget for the acquisition of land and construction of buildings for the STF units in Agra, Gorakhpur, Prayagraj and Bareilly
Updated on May 22, 2023 06:46 PM IST
BJP wrests Aligarh, continues winning streak in Agra
Aligarh, one of the only two places where the BJP had suffered a defeat last time, is all set to welcome its new mayor Prashant Singhal, who won by a massive margin of over 50,000 after 26 rounds of counting on Saturday.
Updated on May 14, 2023 01:03 AM IST
Kennedy, Agra, Ishanou among Indian films to be screened at Cannes 2023
Rahul Roy-starrer Agra, Rahul Bhat and Sunny Leone's Kennedy and 1990 Manipur film Ishanou are the Indian films to be screened at Cannes this year.
Published on May 13, 2023 01:45 PM IST
How prosecution cell countered Mukhtar Ansari’s stalling tactics
UP police additional director general (ADG), prosecution cell, Ashutosh Pandey said the courts also expedited the matter when charges were framed in nine cases against Ansari, a five-time former MLA from Mau.
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 06:50 PM IST
BJP names 19 Muslim candidates for Aligarh civic polls
In the last civic elections in 2017, the BJP lost the Aligarh mayor seat to Bahujan Samaj Party’s Mohammad Furqan.
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 01:13 AM IST
Agra reports 15 new Covid cases
After a gap of two months, Agra reported its first Covid-19 case on March 23, and till date, 169 people have tested positive
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 11:00 PM IST
West U.P. may have it cooler today, East U.P. tomorrow: Met
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in most cities of Uttar Pradesh remained over 40 degrees Celsius
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 10:48 PM IST
Free entry at centrally protected monuments in Agra today
To celebrate World Heritage Day, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will open an interpretation centre dedicated to Mughal Emperor Akbar at Sikandra, also known as Akbar’s Tomb in Agra.
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:49 AM IST
BJP fields Hemlata Diwakar Kushwaha as mayoral candidate for Agra
Kushwaha had been the BJP MLA from Agra rural seat from 2017-2022 but was denied ticket in 2022 assembly polls. It was a tussle till the last moment for the declaration of BJP candidate for Agra mayor seat as many staked claims including the heavyweights seeking ticket for family members. But finally, it was Hemlata Diwakar Kushwaha who was declared BJP candidate for the mayor election in Agra on Sunday night.
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:25 AM IST
Lucknow records highest number of car & motorbike registrations in U.P.
The new registration of cars and motorcycles in the Gautam Buddha Nagar districts grew at 47.32% and 38.14% respectively, the highest in the state.
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 08:42 PM IST
Atiq murder case: Son of chaat seller, shooter Arun remains a mystery to Kasganj villagers
Arun Maurya, one of the suspects in the shooting of Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf, has a mysterious background, rarely visiting his father's chaat stall in Kadarwadi village. His family left in a hurry after the shooting, and locals knew little about him. Police are investigating further.
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 08:26 PM IST
Civic polls: Former MLA is SP pick for mayor in Aligarh
The Samajwadi Party has announced its candidates for mayoral elections in Aligarh, Agra, Mathura, Bareilly, Varanasi, and Ghaziabad. The move follows the party's call for followers of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar to support it in order to dislodge the BJP.
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 12:21 AM IST
Varied blooms to greet G-20 guests in Varanasi
Special flowers are being used to decorate the VIP Route, Namo Ghat, Trade Facility Center, Sarnath, and localities around Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport.
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 10:35 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Varanasi
Gear up to provide 24x7 power: Centre to Uttar Pradesh, other states
Uttar Pradesh comes in for appreciation for fast creation of infrastructure under Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:32 PM IST
Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
With an eye on expansion, SP begins spade work for MP polls
While the party has set up its organisational structure in MP and is working on candidates’ selection, it has begun dharna-demonstration against the MP BJP government for visibility among the people of Madhya Pradesh.
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:17 PM IST
Make dedicated Covid hospitals functional immediately, Yogi Adityanath tells officials
Covid: Chief minister Yogi Adityanath also lay stress on health safety during municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:05 PM IST
Agra warehouse fire: Charred body of man found
The deceased was identified as Krishna (20) a resident of locality within Tajganj police station of Agra city, police said
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 10:33 PM IST
Agra ‘cow slaughter’: Four members of right-wing group held for implicating Muslim youths
The arrested ABHM activists include Sanjay Jat, who claims himself to be the spokesperson of right-wing organisation.
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 08:04 PM IST
Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah case: Hindu petitioners object to court’s stay on mosque survey, next hearing on Apr 17
The survey was to be conducted by the court ameen, who was asked to visit Shahi Eidgah premises and prepare a report.
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 09:28 PM IST
Varanasi, Agra discoms invite fresh bids in clusters for procurement of smart prepaid meters
In the meantime, the Meerut discom has finalised the smart meter tender to a Central government agency that was found to be the lowest bidder
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 10:54 PM IST