February 15, 2020 9:17 am
Long before the Taj Mahal emerged as THE monument of love in the world, there were several others as well—some even predating the seventeenth-century mausoleum built by Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal. For Valentine’s Day this year, Sahapedia lists five.
February 13, 2020 5:39 pm
In India, there is no dearth of romantic places where you can spend your time making beautiful memories.
November 03, 2019 9:25 pm
The air purifier van deployed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) near Taj Mahal has capacity to purify 15 lakh cubic metre air in eight hours within a 300 metre radius.
July 29, 2019 12:07 pm
During her Budget speech earlier this month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that 17 “Iconic Tourist Sites” in the country would be developed by the government “into world class tourist destinations, to serve as a model for other tourism sites”.
May 29, 2019 11:26 am
Having a breastfeeding room at a tourist place like Taj Mahal can be deemed a positive endeavour in the times when mothers in India still struggle with an uncomfortable gaze while breastfeeding in public or are deprived of basic provisions for safety and hygiene for the same.
May 27, 2019 11:53 am
The Taj Mahal attracts up to 8 million visitors annually. The ASI said this was the first time it was providing such a facility at any of India's 3,600 plus monuments.
May 16, 2019 9:29 am
The plan recommends a comprehensive switch to CNG fuel in Agra, strict enforcement of vehicle pollution norms and steps to prevent fine dust from the construction of the Metro, among other measures.
April 06, 2019 4:28 am
Tajganj police in Agra lodged the FIR based on a complaint filed by Ankit Kumar Namdev, assistant conservator of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Taj Mahal division.
December 21, 2018 8:49 pm
All four minarets, eight facades, four pedestal marble walls, interior portion of the periphery up to human height and four 'chhatries' at the rooftop of the main mausoleum, have already been cleaned and treated, Minister of State for Environment said.
December 10, 2018 6:54 am
The government has brought out a gazette notification, saying all categories of visitors will be charged the additional amount if they wish to enter the main mausoleum, which houses artistic replicas of the original graves of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal (in the basement).
February 22, 2019 1:13 pm
From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: The seven replicas have been made using different kinds of waste such as the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts.
January 24, 2019 12:17 pm
The seven wonders are - Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt), Eiffel Tower (Paris), Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy), Statue of Liberty (the US), Christ the Redeemer (Brazil), Colossuem (Italy) and Taj Mahal (India).
October 27, 2017 9:40 am
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid a visit to the world famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra city. He also participated in a cleanliness drive near the Mughal-era monument.
February 28, 2016 6:11 pm
Actress Vidya Balan visited the Taj Mahal on Saturday (February 27) with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur.
January 21, 2015 8:02 pm
Barack Obama will be arriving in India on Jan 25 for being the Chief Guest at the R-Day parade, will visit Taj Mahal on Jan 27.
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