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Agra News: This illustrious city acclaimed as the capital city of the Mughals back in the 16th century has a number of past remains of this dynasty, the most prominent being the Taj Mahal. Besides this it?s also home to Asia?s largest spa called Kaya Kalp. There are a number of industrial bases and automobile centers in the city and also it?s been known for its leather goods, handicrafts and delectable sweet called ?petha?. Agra is not only the center of Islamic education but it also has a number of renowned colleges and institutes especially related to medical. In the contemporary times, the environmentalists have shown concern regarding the discoloring of Taj Mahal due to the growing pollution around its structure. Get to know more about the city and the related current affairs.
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Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

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Car rally in Agra to enthuse voters - 13 Apr 2014
Agra, April 13 (IANS) A dozen vintage cars from Delhi followed by dozens of vehicles of locals zoomed through Agra Sunday to motivate people to vote in the Lok Sabha election April 24. One of the organisers of the event, Rajiv Gupta, told

AAP wants to make Agra worthy of the Taj - 28 Mar 2014
Agra, March 28 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will help to make Agra... to make Agra worthy of the Taj Mahal."Ravindra Singh said he would make efforts to make Agra a Wi-Fi city so that tourists who come here can remain connected through

Agra mayor, BSP leader join Samajwadi Party - 01 Apr 2014
Agra, April 1 (IANS) Agra Mayor Indrajeet Arya from the BJP and BSP legislator Chhote Lal Verma Tuesday joined the Samajwadi Party.Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav welcomed the two leaders into the party.Bahujan Samaj Party

Schoolgirl raped in Agra - 05 Apr 2014
Agra, April 5 (IANS) A 14-year old schoolgirl going for her tuition class Friday evening was picked up by three boys in a car and raped by one of them, police said.Police said a medical examination confirmed rape.The three boys, who

BJP's Katheria gets second term in Agra - 16 Mar 2014
Agra, March 16 (IANS) After much dilly-dallying, the BJP has finally re-nominated outgoing MP Ram Shankar Katheria for the Agra Lok Sabha seat.Katheria faces tough competition from a dozen rivals including a former lady mayor.The Bharatiya

Petha goes missing from Agra railway stations - 02 Apr 2014
Agra, April 2 (IANS) Petha is no longer easily available at Agra's three.... Hundreds of railway passengers passing through Agra or boarding trains from Agra Cantt or Raja ki Mandi stations cannot readily locate the petha seller

B.Ed student hangs herself in Agra - 22 Mar 2014
Agra, March 22 (IANS) A woman B.Ed student at a deemed university here Saturday committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan, police said.Kavita... campus of Agra University. But when she did not turn up for the interview, a friend

NGO persuades Muslim women to vote in Agra - 02 Apr 2014
Agra, April 2 (IANS) An NGO here is working on persuading Muslim women voters to step out of their homes and exercise their franchise in the Lok Sabha elections.Hindustani Biradiri, an NGO working for communal amity in the Agra region, has

Agra filmmaker's 'Love You Crazy Girl' to release Friday - 10 Apr 2014
Agra, April 10 (IANS) "Love You Crazy Girl," a Hindi film produced by Agra's... roles in the film, while Agra's Nikita Sharma, who has acted in popular TV serial... log mujhe Katto Kateeli". Its lyrics are penned by Agra-based poet Sanjay Dube

Agra's free water service completes 30 years - 14 Apr 2014
Agra, April 14 (IANS) An initiative run by volunteers to provide free and cold drinking water to all completes 30 years of service in the Taj city.Each summer... in winter.For a thirsty person in the scorching summer of Agra, a mugful of cold

Rahul continues attack on Modi's 'toffee' model in Agra - 16 Apr 2014
Agra, April 15 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack... at the historic Ram Lila ground opposite the Agra Fort, Gandhi said it was a clash... an international airport to Agra, one hour fast train to Delhi, and a software park

Japan gives Rs.960 crore loan for Agra water project - 31 Mar 2014
supply project in Agra, officials said.The assistance from the Japan... Nigam and is expected to be completed by 2017."In Agra, drinking water supply has... since the Yamuna river, the main source of water supply to Agra, is heavily

Amar Singh files Lok Sabha nomination - 04 Apr 2014
Agra, April 4 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal candidate Amar Singh Friday filed his nomination papers here for the Fatehpur Sikri (Agra Rural) Lok Sabha seat.Amar Singh is pitted against BJP's Choudhary Babu Lal, Samajwadi Party's Pakliksha Singh

No Modi wave but 'anger' wave: AAP - 02 Apr 2014
Agra, April 2 (IANS) There is no "Modi wave" in the country, only a "gussa (anger) ka wave", says the Aam Aadmi Party.AAP national spokesman Sanjay Singh said this here while describing the Bharatiya Janata Party as the AAP's main

AAP struggling for an identity in west UP - 17 Mar 2014
Agra, March 17 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has... constituencies of Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura, Firozabad and Hathras... the names of Ravindra Singh, 36, an MBA for the Agra city (reserved) seat while

Statues of Akbar's nine jewels to come up - 26 Mar 2014
Agra, March 26 (IANS) Tourists visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital... Bhatnagar has asked the Agra Development Authority to install fibre glass statues... from Agra."I have seen in many countries how they project and promote

AAP does worry us, says BJP - 06 Apr 2014
Agra, April 6 (IANS) They don't have the potential to win in this region... Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Firozabad, Mathura, Aligarh and Mainpuri in this part... from Agra city, Ram Shankar Katheria, won by just 9,000 votes in 2009

Fatal love story leads to death, jail - 20 Mar 2014
Agra, March 20 (IANS) A girl's decision about who she liked the most in a love triangle resulted in the death of one, serious injuries to the other and jail... in Agra, police said.The duo decided late Wednesday evening to meet the girl

Activists demand audit of Yamuna cleaning expenses - 05 Apr 2014
Agra, April 5 (IANS) Environmentalists have demanded an audit of the total expenditure, including the foreign loans received, for cleaning the Yamuna river... of the Agra RTI Forum, said: "We have been hearing of various efforts to clean

Sri Devi campaigns for Amar Singh - 08 Apr 2014
Agra, April 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sri Devi and her husband Bonney Kapoor Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh.Huge crowds turned up to see Sri Devi, causing traffic

Jaya Prada flays Mulayam over rape remark - 14 Apr 2014
Agra, April 14 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada has hit out at Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav for opposing death penalty for rapists.Campaigning for RLD candidate Amar Singh in the Fatehpur Sikri Lok Sabha constituency

'Process sea water with solar energy' - 22 Mar 2014
Agra, March 22 (IANS) Speakers at a seminar organised by Gyanodaya Sansthan on World Water Day here Saturday called for exploring new sources of water, including promotion of technology to desalinate sea water with solar energy.Senior

Abrupt change in weather surprises people - 24 Mar 2014
Agra, March 24 (IANS) The abrupt change in weather over the past two days, with a few brief spells of rain and even hail storms in some areas here, has surprised people."Saturday was windy. Chilly breeze due to increased humidity

Rakhi Sawant keen to contest Lok Sabha election - 25 Mar 2014
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant said here that she would either get a BJP ticket or contest independently in the Lok Sabha election. She... the media about her plans. She came to Agra for a closed door meeting with the Jain

IAF C-130J transport crashes near Gwalior - 28 Mar 2014
off from Agra around 10 a.m. on a routine training mission," an IAF officer told

Rahul's rallies in Maharashtra, UP - 15 Apr 2014
statement said. He will then head to Uttar Pradesh to speak at Agra

Gurgaon to host Latin dance festival in April - 20 Mar 2014
a statement.The festival will also travel to Goa, Agra and Jaipur.It had been curated

Three Indian cities were on IM's radar: Delhi Police - 26 Mar 2014
IANS that two cities of Rajasthan - Jodhpur and Bharatpur - and Agra in Uttar...."Agra, a famous tourist location, was one of the places where the IM men were... in Kerala and in between came to Agra for recce.He had directed Waqas to reach

Holi frenzy grips Krishna land - 17 Mar 2014
not seem to be so extensive," said Atar Singh, a farmer.In Agra, foreign

Two Indians click photography awards - 19 Mar 2014
on the banks of the Yamuna opposite the Taj Mahal in Agra, won in the "India

IAF C-130J Super Hercules plane crashes in Gwalior - 28 Mar 2014
five people. All five of them have been killed. The plane took off from Agra

Rahul's UP, Maharashtra, Odisha, J&K rallies from April 11 - 09 Apr 2014
for a public rally in Agra in Uttar Pradesh

Crashed Indian Air Force plane's crew family lament over authorities apathy - 29 Mar 2014
at the Hindon Air Base in Agra. Both his father and father-in-law have served... crashed to the west of Gwalior after taking off at 10 a.m. from Agra, home

Ballots ring in cash for Indian tourism (Election Tourism) - 09 Apr 2014
, to experience election season in places like Agra, Lucknow and Varanasi."Though... tourists from various nationalities from the national capital to Agra. "Tourists... tourists to Agra.(Rohit Vaid can be contacted at rohit.v@ians.in

BJP riddled with protests over tickets to 'outsiders' - 20 Mar 2014
Party workers in Agra and a section of the district leaders are opposed

Nominations end, 38 candidates in the fray in Ghaziabad - 22 Mar 2014
address as 94, Ellora Enclave, Dayal Bagh, Agra. Regarding a criminal record, he

BSP declares all 80 LS candidates in Uttar Pradesh - 20 Mar 2014
), and Narayan Singh (Agra).Anees Ahmad is the party candidate from Pilibhit and would

RSS trying to break AAP from within: Yogendra Yadav - 25 Mar 2014
Gurgaon, March 24 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is using dirty tricks to infiltrate the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), senior party leader Yogendra Yadav said Monday.

IAF C-130J transport crashes near Gwalior; six deaths feared - 28 Mar 2014
Agra around 10 a.m. on a routine training mission," an IAF officer told IANS here

Five killed as IAF C-130J transport crashes near Gwalior (Roundup) - 28 Mar 2014
. "The aircraft crashed 72 km west of Gwalior. It had taken off from Agra around 10 a.m.




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