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The irresistibility of Ravi Shankar: Biographer Oliver Craske on the sitar maestro's seductive music, effortless style
Arts & Culture

The irresistibility of Ravi Shankar: Biographer Oliver Craske on the sitar maestro's seductive music, effortless style

We often think of the serious artist as one who is difficult or contrary, who struggles in anonymity. Ravi Shankar does not fit this description.

Finance company agents 'hijack' private bus with passengers onboard in Uttar Pradesh's Agra
India

Finance company agents 'hijack' private bus with passengers onboard in Uttar Pradesh's Agra

Preliminary information shows that the 'hijackers' had financed the vehicle. Uttar Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi, however, said the bus driver, staff and passengers are all safe

COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs
India

COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs

With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India's COVID-19 tally went past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark

Taj Mahal among Agra monuments that will remain shut after city sees spike in COVID-19 cases
India

Taj Mahal among Agra monuments that will remain shut after city sees spike in COVID-19 cases

Local authorities issued a new advisory late on Sunday ordering an extension of lockdown curbs on monuments in and around Agra. The government order did not specify the duration of the lockdown.

Taj Mahal to reopen for tourists from 6 July despite rising cases of coronavirus in Agra
India

Taj Mahal to reopen for tourists from 6 July despite rising cases of coronavirus in Agra

Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed to visit Taj Mahal in a day, split into two groups, a far cry from peak levels of 80,000 a day

Uttar Pradesh directs 15 districts to remain vigilant after locust attacks in Jhansi, Sonbhadra, Jalaun, Lalitpur
India

Uttar Pradesh directs 15 districts to remain vigilant after locust attacks in Jhansi, Sonbhadra, Jalaun, Lalitpur

Agriculture Department of Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday asked 15 districts to remain vigilant following locust attacks in four districts of the state

Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000
India

Protests in UP over buses for migrants: State Congress chief gets interim bail till 16 July, asked to furnish personal bond of Rs 20,000

Ajay Kumar Lallu was dragged and removed by the police from the Agra-Rajasthan border in Uncha Nangla area where he had staged a sit-in protest.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: As many as 203 fresh cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours taking the total tally to 4,258, reports News18.The new cases have been reported in Merrut, Rampur and Saharanpur districts.

Agra DM draws flak for comparing picture of migrant child sleeping on suitcase to own childhood memory
India

Agra DM draws flak for comparing picture of migrant child sleeping on suitcase to own childhood memory

Agra district magistrate Prabhu Narayan Singh faced criticism for his comment on a viral photo of a a migrant woman pulling a suitcase with her child sleeping half hung on it as she walks to her destination

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Case count in Uttar Pradesh jumps to 3,467 as state reports 102 new infections, five deaths; Agra worst-affected district with 756 cases
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Case count in Uttar Pradesh jumps to 3,467 as state reports 102 new infections, five deaths; Agra worst-affected district with 756 cases

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reported five more coronavirus deaths on Sunday as 102 fresh cases surfaced, pushing the state's infection tally to 3,467. So far, 79 people have died of the infection in the state.

Authorities look at mass testing plans after Agra witnesses second wave of coronavirus cases despite stringent containment measures
India

Authorities look at mass testing plans after Agra witnesses second wave of coronavirus cases despite stringent containment measures

As the city and its hospitals battle a second wave of infections, Agra is a model of a different kind, illustrating how the coronavirus can roar back even after a swift lockdown and elaborate containment measures

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Haryana to impose 12-hour curfew between 7 pm and 7 am from Monday; state has reported 442 cases
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Haryana to impose 12-hour curfew between 7 pm and 7 am from Monday; state has reported 442 cases

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Curfew will be imposed in Haryana from 7 pm to 7 am with effect from May 4, state Chief Secretary Keshni Anand Arora said on Sunday.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 20-day-old infant among six deaths reported in Rajasthan today; COVID-19 cases rise to 2,772 with 106 new infections
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 20-day-old infant among six deaths reported in Rajasthan today; COVID-19 cases rise to 2,772 with 106 new infections

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reported death of a 20-day-old infant and five others due to COVID-19 on Saturday with the state recording 106 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the infection tally to 2,772. The 20-day-old child breathed his last at J K Lon hospital in Jaipur on Friday. With six more deaths, the fatality count has increased to 68 in the state.

India reports 1,218 COVID-19 more deaths, with 485 in Maharashtra alone; 37,336 cases across country
India

India reports 1,218 COVID-19 more deaths, with 485 in Maharashtra alone; 37,336 cases across country

A total of 66 COVID-19 deaths were reported since Friday evening of which 26 fatalities were reported from Maharashtra, 22 from Gujarat, eight from Madhya Pradesh, four from Rajasthan, two from Delhi and one each from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana and Tamil Nadu.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has identified Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune and Jaipur among the 15 places of "high case load", and said India's success in battling COVID-19 is dependent on them

Video of Agra quarantine facility inmates reaching for water, food goes viral; distribution delay made them restless, says official
India

Video of Agra quarantine facility inmates reaching for water, food goes viral; distribution delay made them restless, says official

Two videos showing people at a coronavirus quarantine facility in Agra scrambling to get tea, biscuits and water through locked gates went viral on the internet

Private hospital in Agra hid crucial information, caused spread of coronavirus, claim police; institution says it acted in 'humanitarian' manner
India

Private hospital in Agra hid crucial information, caused spread of coronavirus, claim police; institution says it acted in 'humanitarian' manner

The Agra Police have registered a case against the management of the Shri Paras Hospital for concealing important information after a woman admitted there later tested positive for COVID-19.

In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results
India

In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results

With 354 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of COVID-19 cases in India has gone up to 4,421, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said in its daily briefing on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 1,300 Tablighi Jamaat attendees identified in Uttar Pradesh; maximum from Meerut and Varanasi
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Over 1,300 Tablighi Jamaat attendees identified in Uttar Pradesh; maximum from Meerut and Varanasi

A total of 1,302 people, who attended Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, have been identified in Uttar Pradesh and around 1,000 of them have been quarantined

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India
India

On international women’s day, free entry for women at all centrally protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India

The Archaeological Survey of India has decided not to charge fees from women visitors to the centrally protected ticketed monuments across the country on the occasion of International Women's Day.