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Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Agra: Metropolis in Uttar Pradesh, India
Agra is a city on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 210 kilometres (130 mi) south of the national capital New Delhi and 335km west of the state capital Lucknow. With a population of roughly 1.6 million, Agra is the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and twenty-third most populous city in India.

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Yogi govt declares celebrating Pak win is sedition; 3 J&K students arrested in Agra | Oneindia News [Video]

Yogi govt declares celebrating Pak win is sedition; 3 J&K students arrested in Agra | Oneindia News

Yesterday, three Kashmiri students were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Agra for allegedly celebrating Pakistan's win over India in the ongoing T20 World Cup. Today morning, Chief Minister Yogi..

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UP renames Mughal Road in Agra after Maharaja Agrasen


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Priyanka Gandhi meets family of sanitation worker who died in Agra police custody


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Congress to go solo in UP polls next year: Priyanka Gandhi

Addressing over 7,000 Congress workers from Meerut, Agra and Aligarh zones during the party’s ‘Pratigya Sammelan’ held in Bulandshahr on Sunday, Priyanka said the BJP government doesn’t..
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Won't fight for J&K trio held for sedition, say Agra lawyers


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Agra cops book 3 Kashmiri students


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Samyukt Kisan Morcha will oppose BJP in UP assembly polls: Rakesh Tikait

Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday visited the family of Arun Narwar who was allegedly killed in police custody in Agra in Uttar Pradesh and demanded a compensation of Rs 40 lakh..
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Priyanka Gandhi stopped briefly on way to Agra to meet kin of 'custodial death' victim, allowed to proceed later


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Priyanka Gandhi stopped by UP police on her way to Agra


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Uttar Pradesh: 16 dengue cases confirmed in Agra, admin on high alert

Some patients have also recovered and no deaths have been reported till now. The district administration is carrying out the door-to-door surveys.
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Supreme Court paves way for release of 66 prisoners who spent 20 years in Agra jail


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How Agra hero braved bullets to capture key Point during Kargil war


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48 hours after SC grants bail to 13, Agra jail awaits orders via post


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BJP govt in UP conducted mock drill of inquiry: Priyanka Vadra on clean chit to Agra hospital

The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh conducted a "mock drill of an inquiry", Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Saturday after clean chit was given to an Agra hospital where 22 patients died..
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Centrally protected monuments, museums to reopen from June 16

All Centrally-protected monuments in the country, including the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Red Fort and Qutub Minar in New Delhi, will reopen for tourists with effect from Wednesday, June 16.
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Agra private hospital sealed, case registered after viral video of 'oxygen mock drill'

Paras hospital's license has been cancelled and the owner Dr Arinjay Jain has been sent a notice. A case had been registered against him on June 8.
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DNA Special: What steps can be taken against medical negligence of private hospitals?

A video from an Agra hospital has surfaced where authorities are discussing a 'mock drill' carried out by shutting off oxygen to its Covid patients.
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Truth behind 22 deaths in Agra's Paras Hospital due to 'mock drill' of oxygen supply

The hospital has been in controversies in the past as well and action was taken on this hospital even in the first wave of COVID-19.
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Inquiry against prominent private hospital in Agra over 'oxygen mock drill' in which 22 patients 'turned blue'

The Agra District Magistrate Prabhu N Singh said that they have taken cognizance of the video and an investigation has started against the hospital.
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22 died in ‘mock oxygen drill’ at Agra hospital on April 26? Probe ordered


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After service of 132 years, Indian Army closes military farms

The military farms in India are spread over more than 20,000 acres of prime defence land across the country in cities such as Ambala, Kolkata, Srinagar, Agra, Pathankot, Lucknow, Meerut, Allahabad and..
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Sub-inspector trying to resolve land dispute shot dead in Agra, Yogi announces Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia

ADG Satish Ganesh said that there was a crop-related dispute between two brothers and the police team had gone there to resolve the matter.
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Nine dead, 4 injured after car collides with truck in UP's Agra

Eyewitnesses said the accident took place around 5.15 am when the SUV rammed into a container from the opposite side, across the divider.
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Over 100 farmer leaders under ‘house arrest’ in Agra region


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Agra: 4-Feet-Long Indian Rock Python found inside car's bonnet

family residing in L.I.C Colony was shocked to find themselves in close quarters with a snake
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SC cancels anticipatory bail to members of eminent doctor family of Agra

NEW DELHI: A man spent over Rs 1.5 crore on the wedding of his doctor daughter into a doctors family in Agra, then both paid over Rs 60 lakhs over three years to meet the insatiable greed of the..
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Amid farm fire, PM Modi says reforms needed for vikas

PM Modi on Monday said reforms are needed for development and some laws from the past century have become a burden now. He said this while inaugurating the construction of Agra metro rail project..
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BJP govt is able to start, finish development projects on time, says PM Modi

Talking about the culture and history of Agra, PM Modi said, "This city which has a rich history and culture is now catching up to the 21st century. To develop smart facilities, a lot of work is..
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PM Modi inaugurates construction of Agra Metro project

This metro project is spread across two corridors and will boost 'Ease of Living' for the people of Agra.
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PM Modi to inaugurate Agra metro project on December 1

The online inauguration ceremony will also be attended by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. According to Agra District Magistrate Prabhu N. Singh, "The Prime Minister will be virtually inaugurating the..
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Trial run for electric vehicles kickstarts on proposed Delhi-Agra e-corridor

The trial run of electric vehicles for the Delhi-Agra e-Corridor is underway. E-vehicle trial run for the Delhi-Jaipur route will start next year.
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9 arrested over mowing down of Agra cop


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Air Pollution worst in Uttar Pradesh; 3 among 5 most polluted cities in the country from UP

Air pollution continues to increase as winter begins. People are also having trouble breathing due to rising contaminants in the air. Three of the five most polluted cities in the country are from..
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Agra cop crushed to death by tractor carrying sand from Rajasthan illegally


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UP: Massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in Agra; fire tenders at site

A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Uttar Pradesh's Agra today (i.e. Monday, September 7) afternoon. According to reports, the chemical factory is located close to the Sikandara vegetable..
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Incidents of 'atrocities' on dalits show 'jungle raj' prevails in UP: Mayawati

Mayawati said though people of all communities are suffering atrocities under the BJP government, "regular incidents of injustice" against dalits are a matter of "extreme concern". Bodies of three..
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Barring Taj Mahal and Red Fort, all monuments in Agra allowed to open from Septemeber 1

All historical monuments in Agra except the iconic Taj Mahal and Red Fort will open from Septemeber 1, the district administration said on Thursday. The monuments were closed down in March as the..
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Agra Bus 'Hijack': Passengers had no clue about dispute, reach destinations safely after bizarre abduction

The passengers in the 'hijacked' Agra bus completed the journey without even being aware of any dispute and never facing any mistreatments either.
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Uttar Pradesh: Bus with 34 passengers 'hijacked' by employees of financial company in Agra, probe underway

The bus had left from Gurugram in Haryana for Madhya Pradesh.
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Uttar Pradesh: In a bizarre case, bus with 34 passengers 'hijacked' by loan recovery agents in Agra

The bus had left from Gurugram in Haryana for Madhya Pradesh.
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Weather Update: IMD predicts thunderstorm, moderate rainfall in Delhi, Noida, parts of UP

Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Agra, Noida, Delhi during the next two hours, IMD predicted.
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Trickle of visitors as monuments reopen after more than 100 days

Even as popular monuments like the Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri remained off limits after the local administration in Agra decided against opening them to public, Delhi’s Qutub Minar and Humayun’s..
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'Make in India': Bombardier bags contract to supply 201 coaches, signalling for Agra-Kanpur metro lines

1.4 million daily riders will benefit from new metro services connecting the city clusters of Agra and Kanpur and iconic destinations including the Taj Mahal
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Taj Mahal, other monuments to stay closed as Agra sees surge in COVID-19 cases

Agra District Magistrate said that 55 new cases reported in past four days and there are 71 containment zones.
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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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