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Feb 13, 2018
Taj Mahal entry fee hiked by govt; Rs 200 charge introduced to access main mausoleumThe tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will have to shell out extra from 1 April as the government has decided to introduce Rs 200 charge for seeing the main mausoleum and also raise the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40
Jan 02, 2018
ASI to restrict number of tourists visiting Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, put a three-hour cap on each ticketThe Archaeological Survey of India is likely to restrict the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal to 40,000 daily, and put a three-hour cap on each ticket holder to tour the 17th-century Mughal monument in a bid to preserve the heritage site, a source in the culture ministry told PTI.
Dec 15, 2017
Darjeeling toy train resumes operations after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland protestsThe Darjeeling Himalayan Railway resumed its full operations on Friday after 188 days of service suspension due to Gorkhaland agitation
Nov 20, 2017
IUCN report raises red flag over threat to biodiversity in Western Ghats, says it can affect monsoonBiodiversity in the Western Ghats is facing a threat from forest loss, encroachment and conversion, the International Union for Conservation of Nature said in its report
Nov 05, 2017
Five dead, thousands flee in Malaysia as storms trigger floods in Penang stateFive people have been killed and over 3,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding on Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the state's historic capital under murky brown water.
Oct 27, 2017
Supreme Court stays order to demolish multi-level car parking lot near Taj MahalSupreme Court on Friday stayed its order directing demolition of a multi-level car parking being constructed near the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra.
Oct 18, 2017
SBI Foundation commits Rs10 crore for conservation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj TerminusRestoration work of CST heritage building will be done by INTACH, an expert agency.
Oct 02, 2017
Taj Mahal fails to feature in UP tourism booklet, critics say move shows Adityanath govt's stand on Indian cultureTaj Mahal, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World' and UNESCO World Heritage site fails to feature in Uttar Pradesh's recent tourism booklet namely 'Uttar Pradesh Paryatan-Apaar Sambhavnayen' .
Aug 18, 2017
Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Parkarea of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos.
Jul 15, 2017
Japan's men-only world heritage island Okinoshima will have no visitors next yearThe tiny landmass of Okinoshima in Japan, where women are banned and male visitors must bathe naked in the sea before visiting its shrine, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site last week