India  /  Published 05.03.20

Public-private drive on coronavirus

The Union health ministry on Thursday asked private hospitals to create a pool of beds to support the country’s response to the novel coronavirus.Health minister Harsh Vardhan met the heads of multi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Mr President, Agra will grant your drain wish

US President Donald Trump vowed to “drain the swamp” of lobbyists and elites in Washington D.C. Now, one Indian city is racing to clean up a stagnant river as he prepares to visit.Trump arrives in...
By Reuters in Lucknow

Business  /  Published 14.03.19

Rel Infra selling spree

Reliance Infrastructure (Rel Infra), an Anil Ambani group firm, is selling its entire stake in the Delhi-Agra Toll Roadway to Singapore-based Cube Highways for Rs 3,600 crore. The transaction is expec...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Catch the alpha to scatter the monkeys

Many a great war has ended with the capture of the king. In Agra, which has been held hostage by gangs of marauding monkeys, the administration has decided to fall back on the same strategy.The SOS un...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Monkeys kill elderly woman in Agra

A 58-year-old woman died after being attacked by monkeys when she had gone out of her house at Thok Mohalla in Agra, two days after an infant was killed by a monkey in the city. Bhoomi Devi was attack...
By PTI in Agra

Health  /  Published 03.03.20

Agra hotels told to report on foreign visitors

Hotels and tourists sites in Agra have been instructed to inform the office of the chief medical officer as soon as visitors from Italy, Iran or China arrive, so that they can be screened for coronavi...
By PTI in Agra

India  /  Published 23.02.20

‘A first in 60 years’: Wall to hide slum

Donald Trump may be expecting seven million people to welcome him at Ahmedabad for the “Namaste Trump” extravaganza, but there is a community of around 5,000 people who have decided that they will...
By Sajeda Momin in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 04.11.19

Delhi, northern cities engulfed in smog

By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.19

In Agra jail, government hides separatists

The 69 alleged separatists shifted from Kashmir to Uttar Pradesh jails last week have been lodged in separate barracks, not because they pose or face any physical threat but because the Centre doesn...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 08.07.19

29 killed, 18 injured after bus falls from bridge in Uttar Pradesh

Twenty-nine people were killed and 18 injured after a state-run bus skidded off the Yamuna Expressway and fell into a large drain in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, officials said. The bus was on its way fro...
By PTI in Agra


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