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The Supreme Court said it was “surprising” that the Archaeological Survey of India, which is responsible for the protection Taj Mahal, was not consulted.
Updated on Jul 26, 2018 10:35 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal’s criticism came after the UP government in an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court suggested that the monument could be brought under the “Adopt a Heritage Scheme” of the Centre.
Published on Jul 25, 2018 10:23 PM IST
Press Trust of India | , New DelhiPress Trust of India
To save Taj Mahal, UP govt’s vision document wants polluting units shut, area declared no-plastic zone
The entire Taj Mahal precinct should be declared a no-plastic zone and all polluting industries in the region closed, the Uttar Pradesh government suggested in its first draft report
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 11:14 PM IST
PM Modi had questioned why the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) prohibits people from taking photographs at certain monuments when technology allowed satellites to take pictures from far away.
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 11:29 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The court ordered the formation of a special committee to find the source of pollution in and around Taj Mahal in Agra and suggest measures to prevent it
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 11:00 PM IST
The Supreme Court said it doesn’t want ‘seven wonders of the world to decimate’.
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 10:32 PM IST
Indians love travelling, especially in their own country. And India is slated to become the fourth-largest travel and tourism economy behind China, the US, and Germany. But travel experts are worried that , unchecked growth can threaten fragile places and cause a wastage disposal problem.
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 11:22 AM IST
Bloomberg |Adam Popescu, Bloomberg
Colombian coffee is not one thing and people in Colombia love a good family meal. Read on to find out more.
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Etti Bali, New Delhi
Where did all those ‘Continental’ specialties come from, and why did we fall so in love with them? Let’s take a stroll down memory lane
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 12:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiKunal Vijayakar
Ravi Dubey, a senior office-bearer of the VHP, said the Archaeological Survey of India officials did not pay heed to their requests.
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 11:42 AM IST
The car has been built using recycled and scrap materials by the students of ACE College of Engineering and Management, Agra. It is priced at ₹50,000.
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Many tourists have complained of lack of free drinking water facilities at the monuments, particularly at the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.
Updated on May 28, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service | , AgraIndo Asian News Service
A French tourist was injured in an attack by monkeys when she was crossing the floor below Chameli Burj on Taj Mahal premises on Tuesday morning. She was provided a wheel chair and given first aid by the staff of Archaeological Survey of India.
Published on May 23, 2018 01:06 PM IST
The change in colour has not come out of the blue. Environmentalists and historians have long warned about the risk of soot and fumes from factories and tanneries dulling the ivory monument.
Published on May 22, 2018 12:47 PM IST
Reuters, Agra |Reuters
The UP Sunni Central Waqf Board and the Archaeological Survey of India are locked in a legal battle for rights over the Taj Mahal. But what is a waqf, and should the heritage mausoleum be one?
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 07:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Poulomi Banerjee
AB de Villiers tied the knot with his wife Danielle de Villiers in 2013 and the pair have two kids together
Updated on May 18, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Bihan Sengupta
It has been at the centre of politics, various outfits have staked claim to it, but the neglect that the mausoleum has suffered over the years tells a different story.
Updated on May 14, 2018 08:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Agra |Pankaj Jaiswal and Hemendra Chaturvedi
Over the years, several steps have been taken to clean up the Taj Mahal. But nothing seems to be working. Is it time to call foreign experts?
Updated on May 11, 2018 12:18 PM IST
The Supreme Court expressed concern over Taj Mahal being infested by insects and asked the authorities, including Archaeological Survey of India, as to what steps they have taken to prevent this.
Updated on May 09, 2018 11:53 PM IST
Indo-Asian News Service, New Delhi | , New DelhiIndo-Asian News Service
On Monday, the top court will hear a transfer petition filed by the father of the eight-year-old girl, who was sexually assaulted and murdered in Kathua, to shift the trial out of Jammu.
Published on May 06, 2018 10:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Wednesday’s storm struck at a time when the authorities were still trying to repair damage to the monuments caused by a similar weather phenomenon on April 11.
Updated on May 04, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra | Hemendra Chaturvedi
Officials said restoring power and water supplies may take three to four days.
Updated on May 04, 2018 10:27 PM IST
Agra/Jaipur |HT Correspondents
This comes after a 132-kmph dust storm hit Agra on the intervening night of Wednesday-Thursday bringing heavy showers and hailstorm that killed 44 people and destroyed properties worth in crores
Updated on May 04, 2018 01:21 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Agra |Indo Asian News Service
Supreme Court tells Centre and UP to consider hiring experts to restore Taj Mahal
Updated on May 01, 2018 11:38 PM IST
The Board, which was asked earlier by the court to produce documentary evidence to show it owned the Taj Mahal, however, could not provide the same.
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Bhadra Sinha, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Winds blowing at 130 km/h brought down pillars of the royal and southern gates of the Taj, a Mughal-era monument.
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 01:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra | Hemendra Chaturvedi, Agra
The board has a week to produce the signatures of the emperor who died in 1666, almost 18 years after the monument he built in the memory of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, was completed.
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Long list of dont’s: Foreign women visiting the Taj city say they follow an advisory , like not venturing out alone, not wearing short skirts or revealing clothes and always sticking to a group. Most of them say they would not come here alone
Published on Apr 09, 2018 02:36 PM IST
The initiative by the Archaelogical Survey of India is aimed at having a proper head count of tourists coming to the Taj Mahal.
Published on Apr 02, 2018 11:59 AM IST
The pictures, that surfaced online late Thursday, show Suhana Khan and her friends enjoying themselves at the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 05:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent, New Delhi