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Love, Permanence And The Taj Mahal

Jan 11, 2022 Sharmila Bhowmick

The Taj Mahal, the Red Fort, the City Palace - why do old monuments draw lovers? What sanctity of timelessness does history lend that reassures a couple of permanence?

Here Are The Top 10 Events Of The Day

Oct 10, 2021 Outlook

The military level talks with China in Ladakh to Danish President’s visit to world’s wonder Taj Mahal in Agra, the day is going to witnesses several events. Here are the top 10 happenings of the day.


Taj Mahal To Reopen For Night Viewing From Today

Taj Mahal had remained closed for night viewing for over a year due to Covid-19.

All ASI-Protected Monuments Including Taj Mahal And Red Fort Reopen After Two Months

Jun 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Tourists can visit these sites after booking tickets online. No offline ticket booking services will be available and all visitors will strictly have to abide by Covid-19 protocols.


Taj Mahal Will Be Renamed As Ram Mahal, Claims BJP MLA Surendra Singh

BJP MLA Surendra Singh went on to claim that the monument will soon be renamed under the Yogi Adityanath administration hailing the Chief Minister as a descendant of Shivaji.

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03 February, 2021

Top Child Rights Body Identifies 50 'Religious Places' To Combat Child Labour

Outlook Web Bureau

Taj Mahal and Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya have also been identified in NCPCR’s list of religious places for the intervention to combat child labour.


05 January, 2021

4 Held For Waving Saffron Flag At Taj Mahal, CISF To Review Security Measures

PTI

The four youths, who also uploaded a video of the act, have been booked for allegedly promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion.


22 September, 2020

Taj Mahal Opens After 6 Months, Footfall Capped At 5000 Visitors A Day

PTI

The Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and other religious places opened in Agra on Monday, though emporiums have not yet been opened.


06 July, 2020

Taj Mahal Not To Reopen Today Due To Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

IANS

The chief concern was that most tourists would be coming via Delhi, which continues to see an alarming number of the pandemic cases.


31 May, 2020

Parts Of Taj Mahal Damaged In Thunderstorm, 3 Die In Agra

Outlook Web Bureau

The marble railing of the main mausoleum and red sandstone railings suffered damage due to thunderstorm, officials said.


17 March, 2020

Taj Mahal Closed For Visitors From Today As Coronavirus Fear Mounts On

IANS

The Taj Mahal's closure will be a major jolt to the domestic tourism industry, particularly the hospitality sector since the shutdown would lead to more cancellation of bookings in Agra.


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01 May, 2019

Agra Sizzles At 45 Degrees Celsius, Schools Directed To Shut Early

Outlook Web Bureau

The historical monuments in the city, including the Taj Mahal, have a deserted look with the number of footfalls falling sharply due to the searing heat.


10 December, 2018

Visiting Taj Mahal? You Will Have To Pay More To Enter Main Mausoleum

Outlook Web Bureau

Vasant Swarnakar, Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) chief archaeologist in Agra, said domestic visitors will have to pay Rs 250 and foreign visitors Rs 1,300 to see the main mausoleum at the 17th-century monument.


30 July, 2018

Taj Trapezium Zone: MoEF Joint Secy, Commissioner Agra Division Responsible For Maintenance, Centre Tells SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court had earlier slammed the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh government and the TTZ Authority for their failure to restore the pristine glory of the Taj Mahal.


26 July, 2018

What If UNESCO Withdraws World Heritage Tag Of Taj Mahal: SC To UP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Responding to the query, the attorney general said it would be a "great, great embarrassment" for the country if the World Heritage tag of the historic monument was withdrawn.


24 July, 2018

After SC's Rap, UP Govt Mulls No-Plastic Zone Around Taj Mahal In Draft Vision Document

Outlook Web Bureau

The vision document was submitted after an angry apex court on July 11 lashed out the state government for its apathy towards the Mughal era monument,


11 July, 2018

Either Restore Taj Mahal Or Demolish It: Supreme Court Slams Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

The top court also slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its failure to come out with a vision document to preserve and protect the Taj Mahal.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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