Tag: Agra

Fight over Rasagola; 1 killed, 5 injured in Agra during wedding
Fight over Rasagola; 1 killed, 5 injured in Agra during wedding

The incident occurred on Wednesday night at the wedding ceremony of Mohalla Shaikhan resident Usman's daughters, the police said.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
Taj Monkeys
Monkeys Attack Tourist In Arga’s Taj Mahal

The monkey attacks in Agra’s Taj Mahal have instilled fear among the tourists and local visitors. The monkeys in Agra have been responsible for a number of attacks on children and adults which were sometimes fatal.

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  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Mafia Madness
WATCH – Mining Mafia Tractors Smash Toll Plaza Barriers To Escape

WATCH – Mining Mafia Tractors Smash Toll Plaza Barriers To Escape

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  • Monday, 05 September 2022
3 minor girls raped in Delhi, 4 held
Man rapes minor, sends video to father in UP's Agra

The accused, identified as Gabbar, was booked under the IT Act and Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, Inspector Bhupendra Kumar Balian, in-charge of Tajganj police station said.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Bribe For Vaccine?
Viral: Man ‘Caught Bribing’ For Vaccine Registration, Probe Launched

With Covid threat still looming large, a video of a man allegedly bribing officials for vaccine registration has now gone viral. This video is from a school (govt designated vaccine centre) in Agra of Uttar Pradesh. The Agra Chief Medical Officer took cognizance of the incident and initiated a probe into the matter.

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  • Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Taj Mahal Invisible!
Taj Mahal disappears under thick blanket of smog

Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh disappears under thick blanket of smog.

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  • Saturday, 06 November 2021
New ticket system for Taj Mahal to reduce human impact

Agra: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief in Agra, said the new ticketing system came into effect from Monday morning. According to the ASI, […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
surgeons' convention expresses concern over high incidence of cancer

Agra: India reports two lakh new cancer patients every year, of which 40 per cent suffered from mouth and throat cancer, while women with breast cancer accounted for 25-30 per cent, said Dr. Manoj Pandey, President of the Association of Surgeons of India which is holding its Annual Convention in the Taj city. Pandey said […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
26 Agra schools to get sanitary pad vending machines

Agra: Twenty six schools in the Taj city will soon get sanitary pad vending machines installed, an Uttar Pradesh official said on Saturday. They have been gifted by social entrepreneur and founder of Niine, Amar Tulsiyan in a bid to raise awareness about menstruation and de-stigmatise the natural phenomenon. The machines have already reached the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Scientist arrested in Agra for sexually assaulting minor girls

Agra: A scientist was arrested here for sexually abusing two minor girls, police said on Wednesday. Taj Ganj police Station House Officer (SHO) Shailendra Kumar said a fellow scientist had filed a written complaint against the accused Vishnu Dutt Sharma, 62, saying that he lured a minor girl to his house and tried to sexually […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Taj entry restricted to three hours from Sunday

Agra: Entry to the Taj Mahal will be restricted to only three hours starting from Sunday, according to a notice issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The decision was taken to reduce “human load” on the fragile, 17th century monument of love which has started showing signs of fatigue and ageing, the notice said. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
International students asked to solve Taj Mahal's yellowing

Moscow/Agra: Finding a new and improved method of removing the yellow stains off the Taj Mahal may be devised in the coming days as university students from India and elsewhere have been posed this problem at an international science contest underway in the Taj city. The eighth International Natural Sciences Tournament (INST) of Russia is […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
blue whale
Scared, Blue Whale-possessed student expresses distress in answer sheet

Raigarh: Amid reports of children ending their life driven by infamous Blue Whale game, a young boy in Madhya Pradesh’s Raigarh district, who became frightened of the final task of committing suicide, revealed his distress in his answer-sheet. An alarmed teacher checking the answer-sheet brought the matter to the notice of the school and the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Blue Whale: Agra girls rescued in MP

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): Two Class 9 girls have been rescued from here after they ran away from their home in Uttar Pradesh to complete a task while playing the macabre online game the Blue Whale Challenge, a Government Railway Police officer said on Thursday. The girls, found at the Hoshangabad station late on Tuesday, revealed […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Agra activists sail paper boats to remind Gadkari of ferry

Agra: Scores of ship models and boats made of thermocol, plywood, and iron, were set sail Sunday evening on the Yamuna here to remind Union Minister Nitin Gadkiri of his promise of starting a ferry service and steamers for tourists travelling to Agra. Members of the River Connect Campaign gathered in large numbers at the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021