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23 Feb 2018

Karnataka man makes 'Temple of love' for his deceased wife

"Our love was divine," says Karnataka-based farmer, Rajuswamy, speaking of his deceased wife Rajamma. Divine indeed and so he has built a temple, as she had desired.

20 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.

18 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family reach India on first official-visit

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for a week-long visit along with family. Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat received Trudeau.

14 Feb 2018

Visit to Taj Mahal to cost more but last shorter

Starting April, tickets for entry to the Taj Mahal's premises will cost Rs. 10 more, while entry to the main mausoleum, which contains Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal's graves, will no longer be free.

14 Feb 2018

Valentine's Day: Truly madly still exists. These people prove it

We live in the age of Tinder, one-night stands and harmonious break-ups, a time when the mention of happily-ever-afters and forevers get smirks and eyerolls.

12 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh
Flying drones near Taj Mahal can land you in prison

Flying of drones is prohibited in and around the Taj Mahal due to "security reasons." Despite that, they were glimpsed nearly 20 times in the area last year.

07 Feb 2018

50% off on Maharaja Express: Here's how to get it

The luxury Maharaj Express has a special offer for passengers for a limited time: 50% discount on one ticket on booking of two seats for adults.

19 Jan 2018

Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

What is one of the prime proofs of the "great friendship" between India and Israel? An iconic selfie.

18 Jan 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his eventful Mumbai visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Mumbai today.

17 Jan 2018

Netanyahu in India: Busy day for Israeli PM in Ahmedabad

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in Ahmedabad on his fourth day in India. The day started with a roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram along with PM Narendra Modi.

17 Jan 2018

India's foreign tourist arrivals touch new high at 1cr mark

2017 was a stupendous year for the Indian tourism industry. Foreign tourist arrivals touched a new high and crossed the 1cr mark, an increase of 15.2% over the previous year.

15 Jan 2018

Netanyahu in India: Several MoUs expected to be inked

Israel's relationship with India is a "marriage made in heaven"; that India voted against recognition of Jerusalem as its capital doesn't change anything, PM Benjamin Netanyahu said.

14 Jan 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has finally landed in India for a six-day visit along with his wife Sara. They have been welcomed by PM Narendra Modi at the Delhi airport.

06 Jan 2018

Yogi Adityanath
In Yogi's UP, Haj House also goes saffron

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has taken its love for saffron to new heights.

03 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh
40,000 visitor-cap at Taj Mahal proposed, but will it help?

Environmental pollution around the Taj Mahal has taken a toll on the monument. Protective measures haven't borne fruit.

30 Dec 2017

World Bank pledges $40 million for UP tourism project

The World Bank has offered $40 million (Rs. 260 crore) credit to the Uttar Pradesh government for implementing a tourism project in the state.

15 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath
Taj Mahal controversy continues: Now "Shiv Aarti" performed there

The Taj Mahal controversy continues unabated. Now, Taj witnessed high drama after two men decided to perform Shiv aarti inside the monument. A video of this incident also surfaced.

07 Dec 2017

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar is known to stoke controversies. After claiming that Taj Mahal was built by breaking down a Shiva Temple, the Bajrang Dal chief has now declared that Delhi's Jama Masjid was earlier known as "Jamuna Devi Temple."

'No parking lot near Taj Mahal': Unbelievable damage to monument

The SC has lashed out at UP and refused again to let it construct a multi-level parking lot near the Taj Mahal.

26 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi
CM Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, launches major cleanliness drive

Amid recent controversial statements made by the BJP party-men about Taj Mahal, UP CM Yogi Adityanath is finally visiting the 17th century mausoleum. Yogi, on his first visit to Taj since becoming CM, has allocated Rs. 370cr for developmental projects related to the Taj.

20 Oct 2017

Swamy claims he can prove Shah Jahan stole Taj Mahal

Amid controversy on the UP government's lackadaisical attitude towards the Taj Mahal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said he has documents to prove the mausoleum was stolen by Shah Jahan.

18 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath
Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after 15-year vanvaas!

This Diwali, Ayodhya will celebrate BJP's return to power after about 15 years with a grand celebration, giving it a poetic twist by comparing it to Prince Ram's return to Ayodhya from "vanvaas."

17 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi
UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal

After BJP MLA Sangeet Som created controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by 'traitors', UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced he will visit the monument on October 25.

16 Oct 2017

Taj was built by traitors, we'll change history: BJP MLA

The controversy over the UP government's attitude towards the Taj Mahal refuses to die down. Now BJP MLA Sangeet Som has said it was built by 'traitors'.

10 Oct 2017

Yogi Adityanath
UP govt plans a giant Ram statue at Ayodhya

The Yogi Adityanath government in UP is inviting accusations of partisanship by ignoring the Taj Mahal in its tourism plans.

10 Oct 2017

UP Minister: Taj Mahal rightly kept off UP tourism booklet

After the UP government was criticized for keeping one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Taj Mahal, out of its tourism booklet, UP minister of religious affairs and culture Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary raked up another controversy when he said that the monument was "rightly kept out and should instead be replaced with the Guru Gorakhnath peeth."

13 Sep 2017

This adultery site already has 1.9 lakh registered users!

While India is a prime market for dating apps like Tinder and TrulyMadly, one would assume the desire for affairs is limited to teenagers and youths in a country that views marriage as a sacred institution.

07 Sep 2017

Delhi: Centre asks PSUs, corporate sector to adopt monuments

World Heritage Sites in India, including Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, could soon get a major revamp with world-class facilities.

04 Sep 2017

Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.

17 Aug 2017

Real life criminals who inspired Bollywood cinema time and again

Often filmmakers take inspirations from colorful personalities in real life to weave magic on the silver screen.

12 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi
UP budget leaves out Taj Mahal from 'cultural heritage' plans

The UP government has come under fire from academicians after it failed to include the Taj Mahal in its budgetary plans for the state's cultural heritage.

10 Jul 2017

Japan's Island, where women are banned, declared world heritage site

Japan's Okinoshima Island, which houses the Okistsu shrine, built in the 17th century to pray for the safety of sailors has recently been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

14 Jun 2017

Trump's 71st B'day: Haryana village to be named after him

An Open Defecation-Free (ODF) village in Haryana's Mewat will be named after US President Donald Trump, announced Sulabh International Founder and Chief Bindeshwar Pathak in Washington DC.

09 May 2017

Mukesh Ambani
Justin Bieber in Mumbai: The Indian grandiosity that is 'Purpose'

All spotlights have turned to Mumbai as it prepares to host India's biggest celebrity event yet. Justin Bieber, heartthrob of millions, is in town.

18 Apr 2017

World Heritage Day 2017: Millions pay tribute to their monuments

On the occasion of the World Heritage Day being celebrated on April 18, people all over celebrated their heritage and paid tributes to monuments on Twitter.

12 Apr 2017

No involvement of ISIS in Agra blasts, Rajya Sabha told

Police have found no evidence of involvement of ISIS in the recent explosions in Agra, or of the Taj Mahal being a target, Rajya Sabha was told.

06 Apr 2017

Mud therapy being used on Taj Mahal

As the white marble monument changes its colour, a kind of mud therapy is being undertaken to revive the Taj Mahal's colour.

18 Mar 2017

2 blasts outside Agra's Cantonment railway station

Authorities said two explosions went off outside the cantonment railway station, Agra. There have been no reports of injuries/casualties.

17 Mar 2017

Pro-ISIS groups vows attacks on Taj Mahal

A pro-ISIS group warned of conducting attacks in India, and published a picture of the Taj Mahal as a possible target.

PIL can't be used as "weapon" against financial decisions: RBI

Urging the Delhi HC to dismiss a PIL challenging levies on credit/debit card transactions, the RBI submitted that PILS cannot be used as a "weapon" against financial decisions.