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Police team attacked, constable killed in Agra

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 11:31

A police constable was gunned down by unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh`s Agra district when he was on duty, police said on Thursday.

Delhi to Agra @160 kmph: Trial run of India`s fastest train successful

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 09:15

The Indian Railways on Thursday successfully conducted the trial run of the country`s fastest train, which will cover the distance between Delhi and Agra in just 90 minutes at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour.

359th Urs of Shah Jahan will commence from May 25 at Agra

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 00:46

The 359th annual Urs of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan will begin at the Taj Mahal here from May 25 to 27 and entry will be free for visitors during the three-day celebrations.

World Bank, local officials discuss scope for Agra improvement

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:00

The development of Agra in general and of tourism facilities in the city in particular was the main agenda of a two-day meeting between representatives of World Bank and local officials here led by Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Bhatnagar.

Taj city bans polythene

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 14:20

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

Five killed in road accident near Agra

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 16:48

Five people were killed and six injured when a vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Gwalior highway Friday, police said.

Minor girl raped in Agra

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 00:37

A 13-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by two youths in the Itmadudaulah thana area here, police said on Saturday.

Heatwave continues to sizzle North India, mercury to hover around 45°C

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 09:07

North Indians are expected to bear the scorching heat for a few more days as the temperature has gone up by 45 degrees, as per Meteorological Department.

Mother beaten up over water, son commits suicide in Agra

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:42

The acute water shortage in Agra took a cruel turn for Suraj, 22, when his mother Shakuntla Devi, 50, was beaten up for a bucket of water.

Dry, hot weather in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 16:45

Weather remained dry in Uttar Pradesh as temperatures rose with Agra recording the highest at 43.4 degrees Celsius.

Six family members charred to death

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 15:24

Six members of a family including three children were charred to death when a fire broke out due to short circuit in their house in Basal Gujar village near here.

Six killed, 25 huts destroyed in Agra village fire

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 14:02

Six people were burnt to death and 10 others received serious burn injuries after a fire broke out in a village in Agra district, officials said.