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Friday, July 10, 2020



43 govt school teachers booked for ‘using’ fake B.Ed degrees to get job

July 02, 2020 10:44 am

The teachers – 24 in Agra and 19 in Kannauj – have been in the government job for nearly a decade and were dismissed from the service in March before the nationwide lockdown was announced.

Explained: How Agra, Bhilwara and Pathanamthitta coronavirus models differ

April 19, 2020 4:55 pm

Coronavirus (COVID-19): After early cases in Agra, Bhilwara and Pathanamthitta, respective state and district administrations worked hard to contain the outbreak within those geographies. Model by model, how they went about it.

Over 3,000 artistes to perform during Trump’s visit to Agra

February 23, 2020 9:11 am

According to officials, Trump will be welcomed by more than 300 artists at Agra’s Kheria Airport, while local residents, including children, will be present along his route to the Taj Mahal to cheer him.

Trump visit: Areas near Taj Mahal get facelift but will it be maintained, ask locals

February 19, 2020 8:04 am

Trump is likely to stay at Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel while visiting the Taj and attending a cultural programme.

Seven Indian cities make it to the list of world's most popular city destinations for 2019

December 06, 2019 12:31 pm

The report also states that Asia continues to interest tourists, with as many as 43 Asian cities on the list.

Explained: Locating Agra and 'Agravan', in Ptolemy and the Mahabharata

November 21, 2019 7:19 am

The Greek astronomer, mathematician and geographer Claudius Ptolemy who lived in the 2nd century AD in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt, is believed to be the first person to refer to the city of "Agra".

Govt to rename Agra? University panel set up to examine if city had 'ancient name'

November 18, 2019 9:29 pm

Bhim Rao Ambedkar University Vice-Chancellor Arvind Dixit said a committee had been constituted to look into the issue after it received a notice from the Agra administration.

Communal tension over kidnapping incident, families flee Agra village

September 19, 2019 3:31 am

On Tuesday evening, following reports that a minor had allegedly kidnapped a minor girl from another community, a mob set shops on fire, leading to a riot-like situation.

29 dead as UP bus falls into canal on Yamuna Expressway

July 09, 2019 6:41 am

Yamuna Expressway accident: The cause of the accident is yet to be ascertained, but officials suspect the driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel.

Toll worker assaulted in Agra, BJP MP Ram Shankar Katheria booked

July 07, 2019 7:16 am

The incident took place at a toll plaza in Agra’s Etmadpur when the MP’s cavalcade, which included five cars and a bus, was crossing it while on its way from Delhi to Etawah.


India all set to welcome US President Donald Trump today

February 24, 2020 8:23 am

Across the Sabarmati river on the east bank, a huge poster with the Trumps and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been put up.


Union Minister Katheria denies giving hate speech against Muslims in Agra

March 01, 2016 8:45 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister of State for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria on Tuesday said that he had not delivered a hate speech against Muslims in Agra in the wake of the murder of VHP worker Arun Mahaur. He also denied having incited violence against Muslims. Katheria said that what has been published in newspapers was completely untrue and said that only the convicted would be punished. He also denied using words like "badla" or "hathiyaar" in his speech. Katheria also added that every BJP minister wanted peace in the country.

Monkeys to be sterilised in Agra

January 21, 2016 5:47 am

Agra (UP), Jan 21 (ANI): To curb the problem of monkey menace, Agra Divisional Commissioner P Bhatnagar launched a pilot project to sterlise monkeys in the city on Thursday. Bhatnagar said in the first phase of the pilot project, around 500 monkeys would be sterilised. He added that if the first phase would be successful, then there will be a second phase with more number of monkeys.