Agra to host national convention of Blind Stars

A three-day meet of "Blind Stars" will be held in Agra Nov 5-7 to tell the world that they have learnt to live life on their own terms and are capable of competing with anyone.

Desh Da Swaad: Relish the delicious dishes of Agra

Zee Media's maiden food & travel show 'Desh Da Swaad' brings you the mouthwatering cuisines of India. Our celebrity chef Harpal Singh Sokhi will simply lure you to the street food corners of India as well as the local delicacies of our country.

Ban on idol immersion in Yamuna in Agra

Immersion of Ganesh idols in the Yamuna river will not be permitted in Agra.

UP: Vaishya community bans mobile phones for girls to fight 'Love jihad'

A committee of vaishyas in Uttar Pradesh has asked school girls to stop using mobile phones to save themselves from falling in the trap of "love jihad".

Fire in Agra shoe factory

A fire broke out in a shoe factory in Agra, an official said Tuesday. No casualty was reported.

To save girls from falling in 'love jihad' trap, community in UP bans mobiles
To save girls from falling in 'love jihad' trap, community in UP bans mobiles

A community in Uttar Pradesh has imposed a ban on the use of mobile phones by school girls in order to save them from falling prey to 'love jihad'.

Shoe worker battered to death in Agra

A 20-year-old shoe worker died Monday after being severely beaten with iron rods in Agra`s Transport Nagar area, police said.

Three killed in accidents on Yamuna Expressway

Two village boys and a woman were crushed to death by unidentified vehicles early Saturday on the Yamuna Expressway.

BJP activists protest against power cut in Agra

BJP activists hold demonstration against power cut in Agra on Wednesday.

Six UP medical colleges to be super-speciality centres

Six medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be developed in a phased manner as super-speciality centres, Union Health Ministry officials said on Monday.

Growing human load seen as threat to the Taj Mahal

More than 200,000 people visited the Taj Mahal in two days over the weekend, causing alarm among conservationists who feel the ever-increasing human load on the fragile white marble wonder on the banks of the Yamuna could prove detrimental to the health of the monument to love.

Men harassed by women want separate ministry for themselves

A two-day national conference of men`s rights activists representing more than 100 groups across India has demanded a separate ministry for men`s welfare, a welfare commission for them, scrapping of section 492 of the IPC and gender-neutral laws.

Lack of tickets, options trouble Agra commuters

As the country celebrated another Independence Day, the freedom of movement for ordinary Agra residents has been drastically curtailed.

Noida, Agra and Lucknow to be cycle friendly

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to develop Noida, Lucknow and Agra as cycle friendly, officials said on Tuesday.

Agra, Noida, Lucknow to be made cycle friendly cities: UP CM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said Noida and Greater Noida would be further developed as `cycle friendly` cities.

`Akhilesh Yadav government`s fall imminent`

The fall of Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh is imminent, Lok Sabha member from Agra city Ram Shankar Katheria said.

Police team attacked, constable killed in Agra

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

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

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

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.