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City in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Agra: City in Uttar Pradesh, India
Agra is a city on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is 206 kilometres (128 mi) south of the national capital New Delhi. Agra is the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and 24th in India.

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Agra District Jail gets wireless panic alarm system for emergencies [Video]

Agra District Jail gets wireless panic alarm system for emergencies

Agra District Prison is now equipped with panic alarm system for emergencies. A wireless panic alarm system was inaugurated at the District Jail in UP's Agra on July 01. The alarm system was..

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Watch: Agriculture dept uses drones to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms in Agra [Video]

Watch: Agriculture dept uses drones to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms in Agra

Drones were being used to spray insecticides on locusts' swarms as they reached Agra on June 30. Administration is on alert and warning has been given in the residential areas. People have been asked..

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Swarm of locusts attacks UP' Agra [Video]

Swarm of locusts attacks UP' Agra

Fear of locusts has grown wider in the country. The swarm of locusts attacked in UP' Agra. Locals were scared after locusts attacked in huge number. One of the locals said, "They were in huge numbers...

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UP Congress president released from Lucknow prison [Video]

UP Congress president released from Lucknow prison

Allahabad High Court had granted bail to Uttar Pradesh Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu. Congress leader was released from Lucknow prison on June 17. His supporters gathered to welcome him in large..

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Cowshed in Agra face shortage of fodder supply amid COVID crisis [Video]

Cowshed in Agra face shortage of fodder supply amid COVID crisis

Cowshed in Agra has been facing huge shortage of fodder supply amid COVID-19 crisis. Yogi Shankar Nath, manager of Radha Krishna Gaushala told ANI, "Due to prevailing situation, suppliers are not..

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Taj Mahal's marble railings damaged following thunderstorm [Video]

Taj Mahal's marble railings damaged following thunderstorm

A thunderstorm swept through Agra causing damages to the city on May 30. Trees were uprooted in several areas, properties also faced wrath of harsh weather. Storm damaged the marble railings of the..

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Congress leaders gather outside Agra police station after party state president got arrested [Video]

Congress leaders gather outside Agra police station after party state president got arrested

Congress leaders gathered outside police station in UP's Agra. Congress UP Chief Ajay Singh Lallu is arrested by the police. Police detained Lallu after he indulged in an argument with police and..

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UP Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma requests migrant workers to be patient [Video]

UP Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma requests migrant workers to be patient

At least 24 labourers were killed after truck they were travelling in, collided with another truck on May 16. Speaking on this incident, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma requested..

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COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail [Video]

COVID-19: 10 prisoners test positive in Agra Central Jail

Amid COVID-19 lockdown when country is fighting to curb the spread of the dreadful virus, 10 jail prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 in Agra jail. A prisoner from Agra Central Jail, who tested..

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Thunderstorm in Agra damages Taj Mahal's marble railing, Sikandar memorial

A thunderstorm roared through Agra on Friday evening and caused minor damages to the Taj Mahal.
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NHRC takes cognisance of migrant woman walking on Agra highway pulling her child sleeping half hung on suitcase

As per reports, the migrant woman was walking all the way from somewhere in Punjab to Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh till she caught the attention of the media persons.
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As COVID-19 cases surge in Agra, Chief Medical Officer gets replaced; UP CM sends five officers to monitor situation

The decision has been taken considering the current situation prevailing in Agra due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the region, said Amit Mohan Prasad, State Chief Secretary.
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Coronavirus in India LIVE: As COVID-19 cases surge in Agra, Chief Medical Officer gets replaced

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to conduct a meeting today via video conference with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the next stage in the exit from the nationwide lockdown.
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97 new coronavirus cases reported in UP; total mounts to 2,742

There are 1,939 active cases in the state, principal secretary, health, Amit Mohan Prasad said. Coronavirus cases have so far been reported in 64 of the 75 districts in the state. The highest 14 deaths..
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WATCH: People rush to collect essential items at a quarantine centre in Uttar Pradesh

The clip was shot at Agra's Sharda Group of Institutions, which is one of the quarantine centres for COVID-19 positive patients.
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14 BSF personnel quarantined in Chhattisgarh

Fourteen Border Security Force (BSF) jawans have been quarantined in Chhattisgarh for suspected coronavirus infection after they returned from Agra, officials said on Sunday.
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Focus should be on correct information, right treatment to stop coronavirus spread: Priyanka Gandhi

"The situation in Agra city is bad and the number of coronavirus patients is going up everyday. The mayor of Agra says that if the right arrangements are not made, the matter can go out of hand,"..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: With 14 new cases, COVID-19 tally in Agra mounts to 255

Maharashtra, however, continues to be the worst-hit state in India where the number of cases crossed the 3,500-mark
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How UP gave template for corona cluster containment

"Much before other states adopted the strategy of cluster containment to check the spread of coronavirus, UP had practised it successfully in Agra, when the first case surfaced on March 1," says a..
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Coronavirus Lockdown: MP man, walking home after losing job in Delhi, dies near Agra

Ranveer Singh was accompanied by two men who told the police that he complained of chest pain sometime before he collapsed on Delhi-Agra Expressway.
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Lockdown in 15 UP districts till Wednesday

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that 15 districts in Uttar Pradesh would be under lockdown in the first phase till Wednesday. ​​The districts where the lockdown has been enforced in..
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Rajasthan turns into ‘learning ground’ as 7 Covid-19 patients declared ‘cured’

In a heartening piece of news that could lift the coronavirus gloom, seven Covid-19 patients — an Italian couple and a Dubai-returned person in Rajasthan and four members of an Agra shoe exporter’s..
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Agra DM wants FIR against Bengaluru techie’s wife, family

A day after a Bengaluru-based techie’s wife tested positive for Covid-19 at Aligarh medical college and was put in an isolation ward while her family members were quarantined, Agra district..
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Coronavirus: Six positive cases in Agra put UP on high alert


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Covid fears send shoe barons, kin rushing to government hospitals in Agra


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Six from a family in Agra shifted to Safdarjung Hospital on suspicion of COVID-19

Two local shoe exporters, who had visited Italy last month, were shifted to Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital on Tuesday along with their four family members on suspicion of contacting the deadly..
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Six cases with 'high-viral load' detected in Agra


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Donald Trump, Melania get clicked with CISF personnel in Agra

During the visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra on Monday, United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump got their photograph clicked posing with the Central Industrial Security Force..
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Trumps keep Taj date, Agra misses out


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President Trump arrives in Agra to a boisterous welcome

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrived in Agra on Monday to keep their date with the Taj Mahal even as hundreds of artistes welcomed the American leader at the airport with beautiful..
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Namaste Trump: US president arrives in Ahmedabad

US President Donald Trump arrived in Ahmedabad on Monday for the first leg of his India trip. PM Modi as present at the airport to welcome the US president at the airport. In Ahmedabad, Trump will..
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Donald Trump to get 'key of Agra' to unlock city before visiting Taj Mahal

The 12-inch silver key will be given by Agra mayor Naveen Jain as a symbolic gesture of respect.
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In Agra, a bit of awe but little admiration for President Trump

Those TOI spoke to – professors, shopkeepers, factory owners – do not follow Trump on social media. Their views on the 73-year-old businessman-turned-politician have been largely shaped by Hindi..
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DD gears up for Donald Trump's visit

Public broadcaster Doordarshan has deployed a fleet of high definition broadcast vans and cameras in Ahmedabad, Agra and Delhi to provide live coverage of US President Donald Trump's visit to India, a..
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Agra gets a hurried makeover to sweep Trumps off their feet

: The tryst will last just a couple of hours, but Agra is going for a hurried beauty therapy. With barely 48 hours left for the rendezvous, the likely route of US President Donald Trump and first lady..
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to welcome President Trump in Agra

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to welcomes United States President Donald Trump in Agra on February 24, government sources said on Saturday. According to officials, chief..
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No Donald Trump-Narendra Modi meet in Agra: Sources

The govt refuted media reports suggesting an official engagement between senior dignitaries from the Indian side, including PM Narendra Modi, and US President Donald Trump during the latter's visit to..
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Ivanka Trump will also accompany dad to India

US President Donald Trump will be accompanied by not just his wife Melania and son-in-law Jared Kushner but also his high-profile daughter Ivanka on his maiden visit to India as president starting on..
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Water released into Yamuna to improve its 'environmental condition' ahead of Trump's India visit

The Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department has released 500 cusecs of water into the Yamuna from Ganganahar in Bulandshahr to improve the river's "environmental condition" in Agra, ahead of US President..
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Before Donald Trump’s visit, Yogi to scout out Agra

According to the district administration officials, a high-level team from the US embassy is scheduled to visit Agra on Monday to plan modalities of Trump’s visit. Preparations for the visit of the..
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SC issues notice to Centre, CBI, Army Central Command; seeks responses in Agra defence property scam


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PM's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing Smart Cities to guide 'laggard' ones

The union housing and urban affairs ministry has paired up 20 best performing cities with the 20 bottom cities and they will work as "sister cities". Ahmedabad (1st rank), Nagpur, Tiruppur, Ranchi,..
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On rescue operation, AI left nothing to chance

Air India’s second evacuation flight flew in 323 Indians and seven citizens of Maldives from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, to Delhi on Sunday morning. The total number of people..
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Agra police lathicharge on NSUI, ABVP workers as scuffle breaks out between two student bodies, FIR registered

In response to it, NSUI and Samajwadi Chatra Sabha (SCS) members gathered there to counter their narrative after which a scuffle broke out between the two sides.
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CAA protests: Internet suspended in 21 UP districts

The districts where internet has been blocked include: Lucknow, Hapur, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Kanpur, Ferozabad, Bareilly, Saharanpur, Bijnor, Rampur, Amroha, Bahraich, Muzaffarnagar, Sambhal,..
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Anti-CAA protests: Death toll rises to 11 in UP; Sec-144 remains in place

The anti-CAA protest killed two people in Sambhal, two in Bijnor and four others in Varanasi, Bijnor, Kanpur, Agra and Meerut. A person succumbed to his injuries in Firozabad during treatment.
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Internet suspended for 45 hrs in major cities of UP; services impacted in few areas of West Bengal

Internet access over mobile phones was suspended in major towns in Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Varanasi, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,..
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21 held after clashes between AMU students, police; hostels vacated

21 people have been arrested in connection with the clashes between AMU students and police over the CAA and orders issued to completely vacate all hostels of the university, officials said on Monday...
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India and China likely to iron out differences in city of Taj

After the recent strife in bilateral ties, India and China are looking to add some oomph to efforts by diplomats on both sides to stabilise the relationship. The government is considering hosting the..
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A special force to protect courts? SC seeks governments' reply

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and state governments on a lawyer’s PIL seeking formation of a special force to protect courts across the country with the petitioner citing..
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What was Agra called before it was named Agra? Scholars splitting hair

Agra based Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BAU) has a new task these days that has put its history department blowing dust off old books and digging deep into state and central libraries. District..
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UP: Baby feeding room opened in Agra's Red Fort

After opening the first-ever baby feeding room in Taj Mahal, the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has now opened another baby feeding room in the Red Fort here.
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Uttar Pradesh: Girl spins her murder story to elope with boy

Gorakhpur resident Kajal met Hari Mohan of Agra through a dating app. Talks soon turned into love
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'Should I quit my job or commit suicide': Agra cop's leave application for wife's treatment goes viral

In his letter, Singh asked if humanity has died in his profession or he has to commit suicide to prove his point?
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30 more inmates from J&K brought to Agra Central jail

After Article 370 was defanged on August 5, 26 inmates from J&K were shifted to the same jail. Most of the inmates, booked under the Public Safety Act, are reportedly associated with hardline Hurriyat..
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Agra: Mentally unstable father held for killing 6-year-old son

The body of the child has been sent for post mortem and the accused has been taken into custody
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J&K govt shifts 20 more 'troublemakers' from Kashmir to Agra; Mian Qayoom among 25 flown out on Thursday

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities airlifted a fresh batch of 20 "potential troublemakers" from Srinagar to Agra, officials said here on Friday. The people, who have a history of being involved in..
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70 terrorists, separatists from Kashmir jails shifted to Agra

The terrorists and separatists were shifted in a special plane provided by the Indian Air Force.
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