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Taj Mahal unlikely to reopen before August 15

July 29, 2020 7:11 am

On July 6, as the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) opened more than 2,000 centrally protected monuments across the country, the Taj Mahal and other monuments in Agra remained shut, with the district administration expressing concern over the spread of the virus.

Like Taj Mahal in India, foreigners should pay more to enter US national parks: Senator

June 25, 2020 8:21 am

"The way that my amendment works is by asking our foreign visitors, who as the numbers show are increasingly enjoying our parks, to pay USD 16 or USD 25 more when entering the country," Enzi said.

Taj Mahal suffers minor damage in thunderstorm

May 31, 2020 1:36 pm

The marble railing of the main mausoleum and red sandstone railings were damaged, officials said.

Watch: Donald Trump, Melania Trump enjoy guided tour of Taj Mahal

February 24, 2020 8:54 pm

Accompanied by daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, President Trump and his wife also witnessed sunset at the monument before departing for New Delhi.

Explained: Mud packs and other remedies to save the Taj from pollution, age, and insects

February 25, 2020 1:32 pm

Mud packs were applied on the surface of the monument first in 1994, and then again in 2001, 2008, and, most recently, beginning 2014.

Look forward to being with people of India, going to be exciting: Donald Trump

February 24, 2020 5:43 am

The government is pulling no stops in rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump who lands in Ahmedabad at 11.40 am Monday for what officials have described as “the first standalone visit by a US President to India”.

Trump govt seems supportive of India as part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, while also counting gains for itself

February 24, 2020 12:09 pm

Trump administration seems supportive of India as part of its Indo-Pacific strategy, while also counting gains for itself.

Donald Trump India Visit highlights: US president in Delhi; talks with PM Modi scheduled for day 2

February 25, 2020 8:47 am

Donald Trump India Visit, Namaste Trump Event 2020 highlights: After a quick handshake and a hug, PM Narendra Modi introduced the Trumps to the welcoming party at the airport. A tri-services guard was also present at the airport to honour the US President.

Taj Mahal to remain closed for tourists during Trump's visit

February 22, 2020 4:10 am

“Due to security reasons, the monument shall remain closed from afternoon for public visits... As per routine, the cleaning of the premises is taking place and other measures have been taken ahead of the visit,” said Vasant Kumar Swarnkar, ASI superintendent.

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.


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.

Namaste Trump: Agra, Ahmedabad gear up for US President's visit

February 20, 2020 1:00 pm

Fresh coats of paint, uniformly coloured shop hoardings and newly dug pavements await US President Donald Trump on his scheduled maiden visit to the Taj Mahal on February 24. In pic: Fountains being cleaned at Taj Mahal ahead of Trump’s visit.

From Eiffel Tower to Taj Mahal: Delhi gets its own Wonders of the World Park

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.

In Photos: A sneak peek into Delhi's Wonders of the World Park

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).

Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, participates in cleanliness drive

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.

Vidya Balan, hubby Siddharth Roy Kapur at the monument of love Taj Mahal

February 28, 2016 6:11 pm

Actress Vidya Balan visited the Taj Mahal on Saturday (February 27) with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Preparations underway ahead of Barack Obama's Taj Mahal visit

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.