Articles about Taj Mahal
20 Aug 2021
Taj Mahal to reopen for night viewing from Saturday
After remaining closed for over a year for night viewing, the Taj Mahal in Agra will open from August 21 for visitors who want to explore the marble monument under the moonlight, the officials said on Friday.
16 Jun 2021
Tourists delighted as Taj Mahal reopens after two months
A 40-year-old woman from Brazil was one of the early tourists to step inside the Taj Mahal premises as the monument reopened on Wednesday after being closed for around two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
04 Mar 2021
Man detained for Taj Mahal hoax bomb threat call: Police
A man has been detained in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad on Thursday for allegedly making a hoax call to the police earlier in the day, claiming that a bomb had been planted inside the iconic Taj Mahal in the city of Agra, reports say.
04 Mar 2021
Taj Mahal briefly shut after hoax bomb threat call
The iconic Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh's Agra was briefly shut and all tourists were immediately evacuated after the UP Police received a bomb threat call this morning.
28 Sep 2020
Unlock 5.0: Relaxations for tourism sector, cinema halls reopening likely
As the fourth phase of "unlocking" from the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, India awaits the central guidelines for 'Unlock 5.0'.
21 Sep 2020
Taj Mahal re-opens after months. No couple poses, allowed
Taj Mahal, the Mughal monument that has hosted renowned personalities, re-opened today, six months after coronavirus-linked curbs made it off-limits to visitors.
15 Sep 2020
How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum
The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.
02 Jul 2020
All monuments to reopen for public from July 6
In a major development, all monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.
16 May 2020
US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump
United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that his country will be sending ventilators to "friends in India".
17 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Over 2,000 die in Italy, Canada closes borders
With no cure for the deadly COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, in sight, world leaders have taken a more stringent approach, announcing the closure of borders and extending lockdown.
25 Feb 2020
US-India joint statement: Will protect citizens from radical Islamic terrorism
For the second time in 24 hours, United States President Donald Trump asked Pakistan to act against terrorists flourishing on its soil and added his nation was committed to ending radical Islamic terrorism.
24 Feb 2020
Trump calls Taj Mahal 'timeless testament' to India's cultural beauty
United States President Donald Trump on Monday visited the historic Taj Mahal monument in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, describing it as a "timeless testament" to India's beauty.
24 Feb 2020
#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.
23 Feb 2020
Decked up Ahmedabad awaits Trump, Modi says it's an honor
Ahmedabad residents are seeing their city readied like never before. Roads have been leveled, street lights fixed, and huge hoardings are dotting the skyline.
23 Feb 2020
Gujarat: Temporary gate, meant to welcome Modi and Trump, collapses
Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Agra, the three cities that US President Donald Trump will visit on his maiden trip to India, have been decked up.
21 Feb 2020
Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night
With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.
21 Feb 2020
Numbers matter: Trump says 10 million people will welcome him
Donald Trump is looking forward to his maiden trip to India as the US President, but more than seeing the Taj Mahal or inking the trade deal, he is excited about the crowd that will welcome him in Ahmedabad.
20 Feb 2020
Agra gets makeover before Trump's visit, water released into Yamuna
Uttar Pradesh's Agra boasts of the Taj Mahal but it also is one of the dirtiest tourist destinations around the world.
12 Feb 2020
Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it
We live in the age of fast-track love and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.
08 Feb 2020
Netflix drops official trailer of new series 'Taj Mahal 1989'
Netflix has dropped the official trailer of Taj Mahal 1989, its next Indian original series.
05 Nov 2019
Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens
While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.
19 Aug 2019
Last Mughal emperor's 'descendant' offers golden brick for Ram Mandir
A self-proclaimed descendant of the Mughal dynasty, Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, has reiterated his rightful claim to the controversial Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya.
12 Jun 2019
Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
09 Feb 2019
This Gurugram temple to be taller than Qutub Minar
The Sheetla Mata Shrine Board in Gurugram has come up with a plan to redevelop the temple in Sector 6 and make it taller than both Qutub Minar and Taj Mahal.
28 Jan 2019
After Hindu girl comment, Anantkumar Hegde targets rival's Muslim wife
Union minister Anantkumar Hegde, who has grabbed the limelight time and again for his wild statements, has hit a new low.
20 Dec 2018
Agra shocker: Four men kidnap B.Tech student, gangrape her
Four men raped a first-year B.Tech student in Poiya Ghat of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and two accused have been arrested, police said on Wednesday.
10 Dec 2018
Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
10 Nov 2018
UP: Postmaster who built 'mini Taj Mahal' for wife, killed
An 83-year-old man, who had made the news and had become a sensation for constructing a 'mini Taj Mahal' in memory of his deceased wife, died of a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr late on Thursday night.
07 Nov 2018
Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights Ayodhya people
Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of the pilgrim town.
25 Sep 2018
SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection
The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.
23 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: Top 5 places in India for history buffs
The Indian soil has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers- thus resulting in a plethora of historically and culturally significant townships, featuring historic ruins, monuments, temples, and more.
22 Aug 2018
India among 'top 10' destinations for Chinese tourists in Asia
India ranks among the top 10 popular destinations for Chinese travelers in Asia, especially for social media-influenced millennials, according to a report.
22 Aug 2018
Canadian politician Andrew Scheer to visit India to 'repair' ties
Canada's opposition leader Andrew Scheer has said he plans to visit India to try to repair and strengthen bilateral ties six months after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's disastrous state visit to the country damaged the relations.
16 Aug 2018
UAE based father-son duo on India trip create world record
An Abu Dhabi-based man and his five-year-old son on an India tour have set a Guinness world record for visiting the maximum number of UNESCO world heritage sites in less than 12 hours using public transport.
13 Aug 2018
SBI bags the title of 'India's most patriotic brand': Survey
India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is considered to be the country's most patriotic brand, according to a survey.
10 Aug 2018
Missed IKEA's opening in Hyderabad? Walk through with us
India got its first IKEA store in Hyderabad yesterday. It was a hit: thousands lined up to check out the world-famous chain on Day-1 itself, creating a stampede-like situation.
29 Jul 2018
#CareerBytes: All about pursuing architecture in India
Ever been awed by the architectural beauty of the Taj Mahal or the intricacy of the Alhambra and wondered what brilliant minds conceived of such structures?
21 Jul 2018
#TravelBytes: 5 best weekend getaways for Delhiites
Nothing feels better than a weekend after a hard week of work.
13 Jul 2018
Hours after Modi's remarks, ASI lifts photography ban in monuments
In a major relief to photographers and historians, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has lifted a ban on photography inside centrally protected monuments.
11 Jul 2018
Close Taj Mahal, demolish or restore it: SC lashes out
The SC has lashed out at the Centre and the UP government for their "lethargy" in protecting the Taj Mahal, which has now become a "hopeless cause."