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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 230 kilometres (140 mi) south-east of the national capital Delhi and 330 km 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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7 BJP Rajya Sabha candidates file nomination from UP

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Lost siblings find each other, mom after 13 yrs

Separated at Meerut railway station, siblings Rakhi and Babloo are set to reunite with their mother, Neetu Kumari, after 13 years. Rakhi, now 22, works in a Gurgaon mall, while Babloo, 19, is employed..
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Pile-up after truck crash on NH triggers chicken loot

Bizarre scenes unfolded on Agra-Delhi NH-19 as a vehicle, laden with chickens, collided with other vehicles in dense fog. Rather than aiding the injured driver, bystanders and commuters seized the..
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath inuagurates first Intra District Chopper Service in Bateshwar

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the first Intra District Chopper Service of the state from Bateshwar in Agra to Govardhan in Mathura on Monday. The helicopter will fly from..
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Dense fog envelopes parts of North India, reduces visibility

The winter chill continues to grip North India, as cities such as Kanpur, Aligarh, Prayagraj and Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh witnessed dense fog on Monday. The mercury dropped..
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Uttar Pradesh: Woman gang-raped in Agra hotel; five arrested

Agra Police say that five people including one woman have been arrested after the incident was reported.
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After SC directive, Muzaffarnagar admin sends boy for admission

Officials in Agra have facilitated the admission of a student who was slapped by a teacher to a reputed school in Muzaffarnagar, following the Supreme Court's directive. The boy's father expressed..
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UP ex-MLA Vijay Mishra, facing 83 cases, jailed for 2020 gangrape

Bhadohi district fast-track court for cases related to MPs/MLAs awarded 15 years’ imprisonment to jailed mafia don and four-time former UP MLA Vijay Mishra in a 2020 gangrape case. The court also..
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3 injured as 2 coaches of train catch fire in Agra

Three passengers were injured as two coaches of Patalkot Express train, on way from Firozpur in Punjab to Seoni in Madhya Pradesh, caught fire near Bhandai railway station under Malpura police station..
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Cop suspended over Insta gun reel reinstated, sacked again

A police constable in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Mishra, has been terminated after posting an Instagram reel of herself in uniform with a service pistol. Mishra had previously been suspended for the same..
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Meet Indian Army's woman surgeon from Haryana who became country's first Para Commando

To become a Para Commando, Dr Payal Chhabra underwent training at the Paratroopers Training School in Agra.
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Sub-inspector allegedly barges into house, rapes woman in Agra

According to the woman's family, Sandeep Kumar used to do rounds of the village daily. They alleged he had been molesting the girl for two months and threatened to send her father to jail in a fake..
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Delhi-UP weather: IMD predicts rains in Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Lucknow, Agra, Aligarh, more; check latest forecast

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SC asks Centre, state info comms to ensure public authorities make 'proactive disclosures' under RTI

The Supreme Court while dealing with a PIL filed by an Agra-based RTI activist and lawyer, seeking proactive or suo motu web-based disclosure of information as per the mandate of Section 4 of RTI Act,..
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Delhi-Jaipur, Dehradun, Agra, Blr-Tirupati tickets in just Re 1, know how to book intercity electric coach buses

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Uttar Pradesh: Roof of temple verandah collapses in Agra, minor girl killed

The roof of the temple verandah collapsed during the distribution of 'prasad' to locals and 'kanwariyas', they said.
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Stone pelted at Vande Bharat train in UP's Agra; Railways lost Rs 55 lakh due to stone pelting cases

Ashwini Vaishnaw informed Parliament on Wednesday that the Railways have lost more than 55 lakh due to damage brought on by stone-pelting on Vande Bharat trains.
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ASI begins survey of Gyanvapi mosque

The ASI team comprising experts from Delhi, Agra, Patna and Varanasi centres reached gate-4 of KV Dham before 7 am while women plaintiffs in suit no. 18/2022 Rakhi Singh and others vs UP state and..
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Who is IAS Lokesh M, the new Noida CEO who replaced Ritu Maheshwari?

Ritu Maheshwari has been transferred to Agra as the new city commissioner.
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First in 45 years: Rising Yamuna waters reach walls of Taj Mahal

A rising Yamuna river touched the walls of the Taj Mahal in Agra and submerged a garden behind the monument on Monday for the first time in 45 years. ASI officials said the mausoleum was designed to..
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Agra: Drunk man beats wife, 12-year-old son walks 3 km barefoot to inform police

A 12-year-old boy walked 3 km barefoot to reach a police station in Agra rural to save his mother from his drunk father who was allegedly beating her.
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2 years on, man jailed in ‘fake’ case under NDPS Act let off

A 37-year-old man from Agra, booked in a “fake” case and sent to jail two years ago under the stringent Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, has been acquitted by a local court...
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After Gyanvapi Masjid, Agra's Jama Masjid under scrutiny: Hindu outfit claims idols buried under stairs

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Dig up Krishna idols buried in Agra mosque: Hindu outfit


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Noida to Delhi-Mumbai Expressway travel time to reduce via new 6-lane highway, will connect these key areas

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Motilal Nehru birth anniversary: 10 unknown facts about father of India's first PM

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New 4-lane expressway between Aligarh, Agra to be linked to Yamuna Expressway, Delhi-Kanpur highway, check details

UP news: The current two-lane highway between Agra and Aligarh will remain in place even after the construction of a four-lane greenfield expressway.
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11th Vande Bharat Express to connect Delhi, Bhopal via Agra, check route here

The Vande Bharat Express train connecting Delhi with Bhopal will begin on April 1.
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Gurugram HR manager arrested for chain snatching in Agra, comes from wealthy family, salary is...

HR Manager of an MNC in Gurugram was arrested for chain snatching.
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Agra Metro latest updates: 6-km priority corridor to link Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Jama Masjid; check list of stations

Lakhs of Agra residents, domestic and foreign tourists will be able to use the city's new metro rail service from 2024.
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No lawyer for J&K students, HC shifts case to another town

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Faridabad-Noida-Ghaziabad Expressway to connect with Singhu border, Delhi-Agra highway; know route

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Yamuna Expressway to be connected with Eastern Peripheral, people going to Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will benefit

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RRTS: Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Jaipur rapid trains to have top speeds of up to 220 km/h, surveys sanctioned

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Noida-Greater Noida bus ticket prices increased, check prices for Noida-Lucknow, Noida-Agra, Noida-Mathura routes

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Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort to remain closed for this weekend, here's why

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Uttar Pradesh: Six houses collapse in Agra, 4-year-old girl dies

A four-year-old girl has lost her life as six houses collapsed in UP's Agra.
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Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway's lanes to be increased due to Jewar Airport; details

Yamuna Expressway news, Noida-Greater Noida news: The height of the barriers will be made 2.78 metre.
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Delhi Kanjhawala death: Victim's friend Nidhi was arrested in drug case, claim by Delhi Police proven false

Nidhi, who was the friend of Delhi Kanjhawala case victim Anjali, was previously arrested in a drug smuggling case in Agra.
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Delhi Kanjhawala case: Eyewitness Nidhi was arrested in drug smuggling case in 2020

According to the FIR filed in December 2020, Nidhi was detained in Agra in connection with a Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, case.
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Noida Sector 37: Woman gang-raped in shared cab on Yamuna Expressway in Agra

Noida, Yamuna Expressway: On Wednesday morning, she lodged a complaint.
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BF.7 fears in India: China-returnee UP man tests Covid positive in Agra; sent to home quarantine

According to Chief Medical Officer Arun Srivastava, his samples would be sent to Lucknow for genome sequencing.
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Taj Mahal may be 'attached' by Agra administration, gets tax notice first time since 1648

Taj Mahal News: Taj Mahal was built by the Emperor in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
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Agra: Roadside Biryani vendors earning Rs 90,000 per month raided by GST sleuths

Biryani vendors were making around Rs 75,000 to Rs 90,000 per month without paying any taxes.
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Who is IPS Laxmi Singh, UP's first woman police commissioner? New police chiefs of Noida, Ghaziabad, Agra, Varanasi

In Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency in Varanasi, Ashok Mutha Jain has replaced Satish Ganesh as the police commissioner.
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UP: Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Agra get first police commissioners

Uttar Pradesh's three new commissionerates in Ghaziabad, Agra and Prayagraj got their first police commissioners on Monday, according to an official order. Ajay Mishra was appointed the commissioner of..
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BJP government giving Agra a new identity: Yogi Adityanath


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