Tag: Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal not to reopen, for now

The Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh had announced a couple of days ago that the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) protected monuments would reopen from July 6.

Will Agra be renamed to Agravan? University panel to examine if city had ancient name

Now shell out an extra Rs 200 to enter the Taj Mahal

Agra: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Monday enforced a new ticketing system for the Taj Mahal, aimed at reducing increasing human impact on the fragile 17th century white marble marvel. Vasant Kumar Swarnkaar, the ASI chief in Agra, said the new ticketing system came into effect from Monday[Read More…]

Taj Mahal is beautiful graveyard, tweets BJP minister

Taj Mahal is beautiful graveyard, tweets BJP minister

Amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the heritage site Taj Mahal, Haryana minister, Anil Vij, on Friday called the monument a beautiful graveyard and said that it is inauspicious to keep its model in homes. #ताजमहल एक खूबसूरत कब्रिस्तान है । — ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) October 20, 2017 NCP[Read More…]

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