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Kate Middleton, Prince William to Visit India, Bhutan Next Month

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, who are back in their official engagements, will visit India and Bhutan next month. Prince William was under criticism for not attending more than two official engagements since the beginning of the New Year. The royal couple Kate Middleton and Prince William will arrive in India on Sunday 10th April, before travelling to ...

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Taj Mahal Turning Yellow Due to Graveyard Nearby, Says Archaeological Survey of India

Reiterating the findings of several past studies, the Archaeological Survey of India officials have officially stated that the world heritage monument for love is indeed turning yellow due to the environmental factors, especially from the carbon dioxide particles released by nearby graveyard. In addition, the sewer lines around the Taj is another worrying factor. The fire from the Hindu graveyard ...

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India’s Fastest Train Gatiman Express Linking Delhi-Agra to Start Soon

After three months of delay, the much-awaited 160km/hour Gatiman Express linking Delhi and Agra will begin its run soon once the safety clearance is given, Railway Board Chairman A.K. Mittal said, without giving the exact time it takes. The train would cover the 200 km distance in around 90 minutes and the coaches were manufactured in Kapurthala workshop for the ...

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Yamuna River in Taj Corridor Turns Into Animal Graveyard, Garbage Dump

By Brij Khandelwal The Taj Corridor, a vast wasteland situated along the Yamuna river and lying between two world heritage monuments, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, has now been reduced to a dumping ground for garbage and an unofficial burial ground for animals. Foreign tourists have taken numerous images of bloated camels, swollen and stinking donkeys, dead dogs ...

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Swine Flu Round-up: Agra reports 6 new cases, Rajasthan toll mounts to 73

The number of swine flu cases being reported in cities like Hyderabad, Agra, Jaipur and Gurgaon has been alarmingly high, while each state is reporting more deaths than expected. Taj Mahal city Agra on Thursday reported 6 suspected cases of swine flu, while the state of Uttar Pradesh reported more than 60 cases so far, sending warning signals to tourists ...

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