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Delhi-type Air Quality Monitoring to Extend to Other Cities: Minister

In view of complaints over Delhi pollution and deteriorating air quality monitoring, the Indian government has decided to increase these stations from the present 10 to more cities with 46 million population. Already, reports have highlighted the worsening air pollution in the capital compared to Beijing. Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told Rajya Sabha ...

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Taj Mahal Entry Tickets Now Available Online from Dec. 25, 2014

With over 5 million visitors this year compared to 6 million in 2013, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which safeguards the Taj Mahal, India’s premier marble monument of love, will open online booking for entrance tickets from December 25, 2014, marking the birthday of former BJP PM Atal Behari Vajpayee, who never married. The long-pending demand from Agra hoteliers ...

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Agra Warns Garbage Dumbers, Encroachers

The authorities in Agra on Friday warned people that action would be taken against encroachers and garbage dumbers in the city. The warning was issued a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Clean India Campaign. Agra city magistrate Rajesh Kumar Srivastav ordered encroachers to immediately vacate public roads and ensure free flow of traffic and asked officials to ...

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