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Taj Trapezium Zone

Home to 3 world heritage sites, Agra's pollution level remains alarming

River activists here have demanded urgent steps to save the Yamuna, which is slowly dying due to pollution and lack of water.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Where is the plan for preservation of Taj Mahal? submit a vision document: SC to UP govt

The apex court on Thursday asked the UP govt to submit a vision document on the preservation of Taj Mahal within four weeks.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:29 PM IST

File policy on preservation of Taj Mahal: Supreme Court to Uttar Pradesh government

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file a comprehensive policy with regard to pollution in Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) and nearby areas and on preservation of the iconic Taj Mahal.

Nov 15, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Environmentalists welcome NGT order banning tree felling

Several environmentalists in Braj Mandal area have welcomed the National Green Tribunal's order banning tree felling and new constructions along the Yamuna flood-plains in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone.

Aug 11, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

NGT orders ban on cutting trees near Taj Mahal

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that no unauthorised construction activities are permitted and no trees cut in the eco-sensitive zone near the Taj Mahal.

Aug 11, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

Taj Mahal vulnerable to pollution, no study on other monuments yet: Govt

The government has not carried out any specific study to identify monuments across the country with regards to their vulnerability to climate change and air pollution, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Tree felling in Taj Zone: SC unhappy with UP govt

 The Supreme Court today stopped short of ordering a CBI inquiry into alleged irregularities in utilisation of funds by Uttar Pradesh's forest department for felling and plantation of trees in Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) in Agra for construction of four different roads.

Mar 09, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Fuel-guzzling vehicles to go off Taj Trapezium Zone

Commercial vehicles running on diesel and petrol will not be permitted to run in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone from July 31.

Jan 30, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

SC allows cutting down 38 trees in Taj Trapezium Zone

Supreme Court allowed Agra Municipal Corporation to cut down 38 trees in protected area of Taj Mahal under Taj Trapezium Zone but directed it to plant thrice number of trees in the compound or nearby.

Feb 03, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

SC allows cutting down 38 trees in Taj Trapezium Zone

The Supreme Court allowed the Agra Municipal Corporation to cut down 38 trees in the protected area of Taj Mahal under the Taj Trapezium Zone but directed it to plant thrice the number of trees in the compound or nearby areas.

Feb 03, 2014, 18:14 PM IST