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Agra
India  /  Published 20.08.20

Agra bus hijacker held after ‘encounter’

One of the four men who had hijacked a passenger bus in Agra on Wednesday was arrested on Thursday morning after a brief gunfight, police have said. “Pradeep Gupta, the mastermind, was arrested...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Panchayat chief burnt to death in Agra

A panchayat chief was found charred to death inside a hay hut that too had been burnt to the ground in Agra on Tuesday night. Hari Kishan, 48, the head of the Rasoolpur gram panchayat, had stepped ou...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.02.20

14 die in expressway bus crash

Fourteen people were killed and 25 injured when a double-decker bus rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Lucknow expressway here on Wednesday night, officials said. “The toll in the bus accide...
By PTI in Ferozabad

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Threatened by monkeys, Agra hires monkeys

Residents of Agra have been hiring tamed langurs to protect their women and children following a sudden rise in monkey attacks that have already claimed two lives this week.Of the 50 colonies in the c...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 08.08.19

‘Potential stone-pelters’ flown to Agra from Kashmir

Around 25 separatists, including “potential stone-pelters”, have been airlifted to Agra from Srinagar on Thursday, officials said.The group consists of mainly “potential stone-pelters” who hav...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

Tourism in India: ample room for improvement

There are benefits to attracting attention for the right reasons. This was evident recently in India’s jump to the 34th position on the global tourism index from a rank of 40 in the year 2017. An as...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Farmer immolation threat on Modi visit

Farmers of 16 villages in Agra have threatened to immolate themselves in Mathura during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on Wednesday if a probe was delayed into “corruption in acquisition of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Trump arrives in Agra

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrived in Agra on Monday to keep their date with the Taj Mahal even as hundreds of artistes welcomed the American leader at the airport with beautiful p...
By PTI in Agra

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Agra prepares to welcome Trump

Walls are being adorned with paintings reflecting the Brij culture and architectural heritage of Agra, victorian-style lamp posts installed and the lawns of the iconic Taj Mahal bedecked with colourfu...
By PTI in Agra

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.20

Taj Mahal – A love story

When Shah Jahan commissioned the Taj Mahal, little did he know that the intimate immaculate nod to all that the begum sahiba stirred in him would be appropriated by future leaders to make love to thos...
By Upala Sen in


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