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Madhya Pradesh man gifts Taj Mahal like home to wife as symbol of love

‘This 4-bedroom house symbolizes the monument of love and it's for my wife. There is peace and positivity in this house. We have a meditation room in our home, too’: Burhanpur man on getting a house built that is a replica of the famed Taj Mahal and gifting it to his wife.
Madhya Pradesh man gifts Taj Mahal like home to wife as symbol of love(Twitter/SalimAjmeri_)
Madhya Pradesh man gifts Taj Mahal like home to wife as symbol of love(Twitter/SalimAjmeri_)
Published on Nov 28, 2021 12:37 PM IST
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ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Burhanpur (madhya Pradesh) [india]

Madhya Pradesh man gifts wife Taj-Mahal replica home, see interior pics

It took three long years for craftsmen from Agra and West Bengal to build the house which comprises of four bedroom. a kitchen, a library and a meditation room. (Twitter) 6
It took three long years for craftsmen from Agra and West Bengal to build the house which comprises of four bedroom. a kitchen, a library and a meditation room. (Twitter)
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 03:14 PM IST
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Danish PM Mette Frederiksen visits Taj Mahal with husband, calls it ‘beautiful’

  • On Sunday morning, the Danish PM, her husband and a delegation arrived at the Taj Mahal in eco-friendly vehicles. There the guests were welcomed by local artists of the 'Braj'.
Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (L) poses for pictures along with her husband as they visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on October 10, 2021. (Photo by Pawan SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)
Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (L) poses for pictures along with her husband as they visit the Taj Mahal in Agra on October 10, 2021. (Photo by Pawan SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 06:16 PM IST
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Taj Mahal to reopen for night viewing from today. Check slot timings here

Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal for night viewing will be allowed to enter in batches of 50 people per slot, as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court. The tickets can be booked one day in advance.
The Taj Mahal was designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1983 for being
The Taj Mahal was designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1983 for being "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage". (Photo via Creative Commons license)
Updated on Aug 21, 2021 09:08 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Iconic places from around the world re-created in Minecraft, including Taj Mahal

A group that started a project called Build The Earth is re-creating iconic places from around the world in Minecraft.
The image shows the iconic Taj Mahal created in Minecraft.(Instagram/@buildtheearth_)
The image shows the iconic Taj Mahal created in Minecraft.(Instagram/@buildtheearth_)
Published on Jul 04, 2021 05:54 PM IST
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Taj Mahal reopens today after 2 months. Check guidelines for tourists

Agra district magistrate Prabhu N Singh said on Tuesday that only 650 people will be allowed inside the monument at one point of time in order to ensure all Covid-protocols are followed. Teams will be deployed to monitor the crowd at all times, he added.
Taj Mahal will be sanitised three times a day, superintending archaeologist, ASI, Agra Circle, Vasant Kumar Swarnakar told news agency PTI on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Taj Mahal will be sanitised three times a day, superintending archaeologist, ASI, Agra Circle, Vasant Kumar Swarnakar told news agency PTI on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2021 10:14 AM IST
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Taj Mahal to reopen tomorrow. All you need to know

  • No more than 650 people will be allowed inside Taj Mahal at a given time. Teams will be deputed to monitor the crowd in the heritage place at all times, said Agra district magistrate Prabhi N Singh.
Entry to Taj Mahal will be allowed only via online tickets.(PTI Photo)
Entry to Taj Mahal will be allowed only via online tickets.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2021 07:33 PM IST
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ASI protected monuments to reopen on June 16; tickets to be available online

  • The Taj Mahal and other ASI-protected monuments, sites and museums were declared shut till May 15 by the Union ministry of culture due to the onset of the second wave of Covid-19 in the country.
The Taj Mahal along with other ASI-protected monuments and sites are set to reopen from June 16, (PTI)
The Taj Mahal along with other ASI-protected monuments and sites are set to reopen from June 16, (PTI)
Published on Jun 14, 2021 03:54 PM IST
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Covid-19: ASI extends closure of monuments till May 31

The monuments might also remain closed until further orders, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) announced in a notification. On April 15, the ASI announced the closure of monuments till May 15.
A deserted view of Taj Mahal due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Agra. (ANI Photo)
A deserted view of Taj Mahal due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Agra. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 12, 2021 06:52 PM IST
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Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri to undergo conservation work amid lockdown

As monuments have been closed till May 15 due to the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Archaeological Survey of India will utilise that time in conservation of Taj Mahal premises, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
A deserted view of Taj Mahal due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Agra on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))
A deserted view of Taj Mahal due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, in Agra on Thursday. ((ANI Photo))
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 09:10 AM IST
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All centrally protected monuments, museums closed for visitors till May 15

Union minister Prahlad Patel tweeted that the decision was taken due to surge in Covid-19 cases.
CISF personnel urge tourist to wear mask, at Taj Mahal in this file photo from April 13, 2021. (PTI Photo)
CISF personnel urge tourist to wear mask, at Taj Mahal in this file photo from April 13, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Published on Apr 15, 2021 08:21 PM IST
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Abhishek hilariously references Bunty Aur Babli as he wraps up Dasvi's Agra leg

  • Abhishek Bachchan gave a hilarious shout-out to Bunty Aur Babli as he wrapped up the first schedule of his upcoming film, Dasvi, in Agra.
Abhishek Bachchan trying to 'sell' the Taj Mahal in Bunty Aur Babli.
Abhishek Bachchan trying to 'sell' the Taj Mahal in Bunty Aur Babli.
Published on Apr 01, 2021 09:20 AM IST
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Taj Mahal ticket prices likely to increase for tourists

With the new charges in place, domestic tourists wishing to enter the main dome will have to pay Rs. 480, while foreign tourists will be charged Rs. 1600.
Gathering at Taj Mahal in Agra. (ANI File Photo )
Gathering at Taj Mahal in Agra. (ANI File Photo )
Published on Mar 16, 2021 06:45 AM IST
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Man detained for Taj Mahal hoax bomb call, may have mental health illness: Cop

After the threat call to 112 emergency response number of the Uttar Pradesh police at around 9am, nearly 1000 tourists were evacuated from the Taj Mahal.
Security personnel check for bombs in the premises of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra, Thursday, March 4, 2021. (PTI Photo )
Security personnel check for bombs in the premises of the historic Taj Mahal, in Agra, Thursday, March 4, 2021. (PTI Photo )
Updated on Mar 04, 2021 06:13 PM IST
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Taj Mahal bomb threat was a hoax, police in hot pursuit of caller: UP Police

  • A senior police official said that nothing objectionable was found inside the Taj Mahal premises in the search by field units and thus the bomb threat call was deemed to be a hoax. call
Agra: A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal. File/Representational use(PTI)
Agra: A security person stands guard near the Taj Mahal. File/Representational use(PTI)
Updated on Mar 04, 2021 12:35 PM IST
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Taj Mahal evacuated after man phoned cops, said the bomb will go off soon

Around 1,000 tourists were at the Taj Mahal on Thursday when the authorities received a bomb threat.
Taj Mahal was briefly shut on Thursday morning after authorities received a hoax bomb threat.
Taj Mahal was briefly shut on Thursday morning after authorities received a hoax bomb threat.
Updated on Mar 04, 2021 12:14 PM IST
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Taj Mahal among 50 'religious places' identified to combat child labour, begging

In a statement, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) said the intervention shall be undertaken in a collaborative manner with the involvement of multi-stakeholders.
Child beggars spotted at Custom Chowk in Amritsar.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Child beggars spotted at Custom Chowk in Amritsar.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Published on Feb 03, 2021 03:39 PM IST
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CISF to review Taj Mahal security after four youths held for waving saffron flags on premises

Police said the four youths who have been arrested are members of a right-wing outfit and they had entered the Taj Mahal Monday afternoon through the Eastern Gate. They waved saffron flags and also uploaded a 10-second video of the act on YouTube.
Physical checking has been stopped at the gates of Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors following the coronavirus-induced lockdown(PTI)
Physical checking has been stopped at the gates of Taj Mahal after it reopened for visitors following the coronavirus-induced lockdown(PTI)
Published on Jan 05, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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75 years of Independence: Filming at centrally protected monuments free until August 15

An ASI statement said online permission is needed to carry out shootings. It added the waiver is being provided to promote the lesser popular monuments
A view of Humayun's Tomb. The exemption will not be applicable at 27 sites, including the Taj Mahal, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Humayun’s Tomb and Hampi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of Humayun's Tomb. The exemption will not be applicable at 27 sites, including the Taj Mahal, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Humayun’s Tomb and Hampi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 12:31 PM IST
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Sara Ali Khan’s attempt at rhyming gives Akshay Kumar a headache as they shoot for Atrangi Re, watch video

The team of Atrangi Re, including Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and director Aanand L Rai, were seen at Agra’s historic Taj Mahal to shoot for the film. Watch their pics and videos here.
Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan at Taj Mahal, Agra.
Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan at Taj Mahal, Agra.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 08:11 AM IST
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Rude Travel by Vir Sanghvi: A celebration of love

To really appreciate the beauty of the Taj, you have to watch it change colour as it shimmers in the sun
The more you stare at the Taj, the more it reveals its beauty
The more you stare at the Taj, the more it reveals its beauty
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 08:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVir Sanghvi

News updates from Hindustan Times: Rising pollution at Agra reduces Taj Mahal’s visibility and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Increased pollution levels at Agra have compromised the Taj Mahal’s visibility(REUTERS)
Increased pollution levels at Agra have compromised the Taj Mahal’s visibility(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 28, 2020 05:15 PM IST
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Few months after unlock, Taj Mahal covered in dust, poisonous gases

“Agra stands at the ninth position on the most polluted cities in India. There is construction going on everywhere. We’re facing a lot of breathing issues because of the rising pollution,” said Gaurav Gupta, another resident.
Taj Mahal is among the Seven Wonders of the world.(PTI)
Taj Mahal is among the Seven Wonders of the world.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 06:43 PM IST
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Agra | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Delhiwale: In lockdown, new look

A historic shrine gets a makeover
The two parts of the shrine are distinguished by two colours—green for Hare Bhare Shah and red for Sarmad Shahid.(HT Photo)
The two parts of the shrine are distinguished by two colours—green for Hare Bhare Shah and red for Sarmad Shahid.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2020 06:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMayank Austen Soofi

Film City to come up over 1,000 acres in Greater Noida, Adityanath shares blueprint with filmmakers

After a presentation by Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) CEO Arunvir Singh, the chief minister told filmmakers that the film city would have ”great rail, road and air connectivity”.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath at Tuesday’s meeting.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath at Tuesday’s meeting.
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 02:41 AM IST
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Taj Mahal reopens for visitors with strict Covid-19 protocol: Everything you need to know

All visitors will go through thermal checking at the gate. They will also be provided with sanitisers at the entry point.
ASI Superintending Archaeologist Basant Kumar Swarnkar undergoes thermal screening at the VIP Gate ahead of the reopening of Taj Mahal.(PTI)
ASI Superintending Archaeologist Basant Kumar Swarnkar undergoes thermal screening at the VIP Gate ahead of the reopening of Taj Mahal.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 06:44 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times: Taj Mahal re-opens for public after six months and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Uttar Pradesh, Sept 20 (ANI): Workers spray disinfection at Taj Mahal premises as Taj Mahal reopens from Sep 21, in Agra on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Uttar Pradesh, Sept 20 (ANI): Workers spray disinfection at Taj Mahal premises as Taj Mahal reopens from Sep 21, in Agra on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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Local tourists queue up as Taj Mahal opens with all Covid-19 norms in place

Taj Mahal was closed on March 17 after all heritage monuments protected under the Archeological Survey of India were asked to close for the visitors following the rapid outbreak of SARS-CoV-2.
Taj Mahal was closed on March 17(Reuters)
Taj Mahal was closed on March 17(Reuters)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 08:23 AM IST
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Taj Mahal re-opens for public after six months, visitors to be divided into two slots

A maximum of 5,000 visitors will be allowed in two shifts per day to visit the monument.
File photo: Workers spray disinfection at Taj Mahal premises it re-opens from September 21.(ANI)
File photo: Workers spray disinfection at Taj Mahal premises it re-opens from September 21.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 09:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | ByHemendra Chaturvedi | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Closed for 6 months due to pandemic, Taj Mahal set for reopening on Monday

A maximum of 5,000 visitors will be allowed in a day into the monument in line with the Covid-19 protocol..
Workers disinfect the Taj Mahal premises ahead of the monument’s reopening on Monday.(ANI)
Workers disinfect the Taj Mahal premises ahead of the monument’s reopening on Monday.(ANI)
Published on Sep 20, 2020 06:45 PM IST
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