British couple found dead in Agra hotel

Bodies of a British couple were found in a hotel room early Tuesday, police said adding that preliminary inquiries suggest "a case of overdose of drugs".

Clean India message on Taj Mahal tickets

The entrance tickets to the Taj Mahal mausoleum now bear the stamp of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India message.

'Daawat-e-Ishq' qawwali night at Taj Mahal
'Daawat-e-Ishq' qawwali night at Taj Mahal

Music director Sajid and Wajid performed qawwali at the Taj Mahal in Agra to promote their upcoming movie ‘Daawat-e-Ishq’. Actors Aditya Roy Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra were present during the show.

Indian Mujahideen planned to send poison letters to kill targets: Cops

Indian Mujahideen was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to their targets to kill them, the Delhi Police has told a court here in its charge sheet filed against six suspected men of the terror outfit in a case of allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory.

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.

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.

Sudarshan Pattnaik wins at world cup of sand sculpting

Famed sand sculptor Sudarshan Pattnaik and his American teammate Mathew Roy Dieberthas have been declared winner in the double category at the just concluded World Cup of Sand Sculpting 2014.

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.

Taj city bans polythene

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

Taj Mahal to undergo mud pack beauty treatment to counter effects of pollution

Taj Mahal, India`s pride and the symbol of everlasting love is losing its radiance and is constantly marred by pollution.

Visitors to Taj Mahal face intense Agra heat

The soaring day temperature in Agra is taking a toll on visitors to the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri. Very few tourists are now visiting the historic monuments.

Agraites show no pride in Taj city`s rich heritage

I found myself sleep walking, my mind drowned in an oasis of serenity, my eyes blinded by phantasmagorical images, my ears deafened by the sound of silence, my sense of smell beclouded by the break of spring and my touch gently caressed by leaves as time began to draw out like a blade and my circadian clock frozen while I dawdled through the evergreen.

AAP wants to make Agra worthy of the Taj

The Aam Aadmi Party will help to make Agra a heritage city if it wins the Lok Sabha battle.

Soon, Delhi-Taj drive without entering Agra

In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city.

Manoj Bajpayee excited about maiden visit to Taj Mahal

Actor Manoj Bajpayee is pumped about his first visit to Agra. He might be travelling to the city for work, but he is looking forward to tasting delicacies of the city and seeing Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahotsav concludes

The Taj Mahotsav, a festival of art
and craft, culture and cuisine held every year in the vicinity of Taj Mahal, concluded here on Thursday.

Google releases imagery of Indian heritage sites

Enthusiasts can now explore 360 degree online imagery of 30 Indian heritage sites, including the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and Red Fort, which were released by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Google.

ASI, Google unveil 360-degree online view of 30 monuments

The iconic Taj Mahal is among 30 Indian monuments which can now be "visited" online with a 360-degree panoramic view, thanks to a novel initiative.

A Biryani treat for ‘Qubool Hai’ viewers!

On the eve of Asad & Zoya’s nikaah in ‘Qubool Hai’, Zee TV treated the viewers, trade and media fraternity with scrumptious biryani.

Agra gears up for Taj Mahotsava

After a long and cold winter, the Taj city is gearing up for its 10-day annual extravaganza - Taj Mahotsava - here which begins Feb 18.