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Mathura: City in Uttar Pradesh, India
Mathura is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi) north of Agra, and 145 kilometres (90 mi) south-east of Delhi; about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from the town of Vrindavan, and 22 kilometres (14 mi) from Govardhan. It is the administrative centre of Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. In ancient times, Mathura was an economic hub, located at the junction of important caravan routes. The 2011 Census of India estimated the population of Mathura at 441,894.

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Watch: Man, his car swept away by flash flood in UP's Mathura [Video]

Watch: Man, his car swept away by flash flood in UP's Mathura

A man and his car were swept away by flash flood in Uttar Pradesh. The scary incident took place in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. According to locals, the man is a police inspector and had come to drop a..

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Watch: Man swept away by flash flood in Mathura, later comes out alive [Video]

Watch: Man swept away by flash flood in Mathura, later comes out alive

A man, who according to locals is an inspector, was swept away by flash flood with his car in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. Locals' first attempt at rescuing him didn't work and the man was washed away with..

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'UP govt created a false case': Dr. Kafeel Khan after release from jail [Video]

'UP govt created a false case': Dr. Kafeel Khan after release from jail

Dr. Kafeel Khan lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government after he was released from the Mathura jail following the Allahabad High Court order. Kafeel Khan, who has been in jail since his arrest in..

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Watch: Train derailment in UP's Mathura; 4 bogeys go off the rails [Video]

Watch: Train derailment in UP's Mathura; 4 bogeys go off the rails

A train derailment occurred in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura on Sunday. 4 bogeys of a goods train went off the rails. No casualties reported so far. The incident reportedly occurred on the Delhi-Agra route...

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4 bogies of goods train derail in Mathura [Video]

4 bogies of goods train derail in Mathura

Four bogies of a goods train on Agra-Delhi route derailed today between Vrindavan Road and Azhai station in Mathura. Delhi-Agra rail traffic disrupted due to damaged rail track on the route. No..

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Watch: Indian Army Chetak helicopter makes precautionary landing at Bharatpur-Mathura border [Video]

Watch: Indian Army Chetak helicopter makes precautionary landing at Bharatpur-Mathura border

An Indian Army Chetak helicopter made a precautionary landing near a school at Bharatpur-Mathura border today morning. The chopper took off for its destination after carrying out the checks. All..

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Covid: Ram Temple trust head Mahant Nritya Gopal Das tests positive in Mathura [Video]

Covid: Ram Temple trust head Mahant Nritya Gopal Das tests positive in Mathura

Ram Temple trust head, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, has tested positive for Covid-19. Das is the chief of Ayodhya's Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust. 80-year-old Das is currently in Uttar Pradesh's..

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Dipped in fervour, devotees celebrate birth of lord Krishna [Video]

Dipped in fervour, devotees celebrate birth of lord Krishna

Devotees offered prayers and sang devotional songs at Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple in UP's Mathura on the auspicious occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami. Nation is dipped in the festive mood of..

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Watch: 'Mangal abhishek' performed at Mathura's Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple [Video]

Watch: 'Mangal abhishek' performed at Mathura's Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple

On the occasion of Janmashtami, 'Mangal abhishek' was performed at Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura on August 12. Nation is dipped in the festive mood, devotees across the..

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Preparations for Janmashtami are underway at Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura [Video]

Preparations for Janmashtami are underway at Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura

Amid coronavirus pandemic, Krishna Janmashtami would be celebrated at Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura without devotees. This will be the first time in the history that no devotees will be present..

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Online Janmashtami celebration commenced in Mathura due to COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Online Janmashtami celebration commenced in Mathura due to COVID-19 pandemic

Mutt and Ashrams in Mathura are preparation in full swing to provide online 'darshan' facility to devotees for Janmashtami festival. Due to pandemic, India will witness an extraordinary celebration of..

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Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai [Video]

Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai

Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Vasanth Sathe reached Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. Mortal remains were kept at the Air India facility near the Terminal 2 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji..

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Kozhikode crash: AI Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar [Video]

Kozhikode crash: AI Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar

Air India Express employees paid tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Mortal remains of co-pilot reach native place

Mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar reached his native place in Mathura on August 09. Akhilesh Kumar lost his life in the flight crash landing incident at Kozhikode in Kerala on August 07. 18..

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Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express employees pay tribute to fallen co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar

Air India Express employees paid tribute to Akhilesh Kumar in Delhi. Akhilesh lost his life with 17 others in Kozhikode plane crash on August 07. The body of the deceased was brought to Delhi from..

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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

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