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  • Number of coronavirus patients in Hyderabad on the decline

    HYDERABAD: Burden of novel coronavirus patients on Hyderabad has now lessened considerably in last 24 hours with departure of people from districts other than Sindh’s...

    Most of them happened to be Tableeghi Jamaat members from upcountry and foreign lands including Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Philippines who have now left Hyderabad safely...

  • Taj Mahal Muslim tomb, not ancient Hindu temple says Indian court

    An Indian court officially rejected claims that the Taj Mahal is a Hindu temple while hearing an appeal to let Hindus pray in the historic monument's premises, The Guardian reported on Wednesday...

    Only Muslims are allowed to pray in Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built by Shah Jahan over one of his wives’ final resting places...

  • Taj Mahal struck off tourism list by Uttar Pradesh govt

    NEW DELHI: The rightwing Hindu government in Uttar Pradesh has removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of tourist destinations for which the state is famous, reports said on Monday...

    The move follows comments by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who said the 17th century marvel in Agra does not represent Indian ethos...

  • Downgrading the Taj

    WHEN Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, wanted to celebrate six months of the BJP government, what did he decide to do?According to a news report, he dropped the Taj Mahal from UP’s list of tourist attractions...

    This is akin to Paris deleting the Eiffel Tower from its tourist brochures, or New York downplaying the Empire State Building...

  • If Taj Mahal is built by traitors, so is Red Fort, politician tells Modi

    NEW DELHI: In a stinging response to recent remarks questioning the Taj Mahal’s place in history by India’s ruling party legislator, a leading politician on Monday asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi would stop hosting foreign dignitaries at the state capital’s iconic Hyderabad House, because that, too, was built by “traitors”...

    Earlier, the rightwing Hindu government in Uttar Pradesh removed the Taj Mahal from its official list of...

  • Taj Mahal is safe, claims UP chief minister

    NEW DELHI: The fabled Taj Mahal got a commitment of protection on Tuesday from the Hindu extremist chief minister of Uttar Pradesh who had led a chorus of hate speech against the Muslim ruler who built it in the 17th century...

    Muslim-baiting Yogi Adityanath was handpicked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to head the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttar Pradesh where the rightwing group won an absolute majority earlier this...

  • Traffickers lure Indian girls into sex slavery with 'Taj Mahal' promise

    Human traffickers in India are luring village girls into sex slavery with promises of visiting the Taj Mahal, a charity said on Monday, as criminal gangs find new ways to enslave the poor...

    Rishi Kant, of anti-trafficking charity Shakti Vahini, said 15 girls and young women were last week rescued from a brothel in the northern city of Agra, home to the 17th century white marble mausoleum which draws millions of tourists annually... ...

  • Thwarted Indian couple in Taj Mahal 'suicide pact'

    AGRA: An Indian couple forbidden to marry because of their different backgrounds are in hospital after slitting their own throats in an apparent suicide pact at India's famed monument to love, the Taj Mahal...

    Police said the pair ? named in the Times of India as Rajveer Singh and Shabnam Ali ? were stable after they were discovered in a pool of blood in the grounds of the Taj Mahal on Wednesday afternoon...

  • Insect poop threatens to damage marble at India's Taj Mahal

    LUCKNOW: Its gleaming white marble walls have for years been yellowed by India's air pollution and now the Taj Mahal faces a fresh threat — from green insect excrement...

    Authorities have ordered an investigation after green-tinged patches began appearing on the back wall of the 17th century monument to love, which stands on the banks of the heavily polluted Yamuna river...

  • Taj Haider rushed to CMCH for breathing problem

    LARKANA: Sindh Pakistan Peoples Party general secretary Taj Haider, who was in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh Bhutto to attend the public meeting on the 37th death anniversary of the party’s founder chairman Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was rushed to the Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday after he felt out of breath...

    CMCH registrar at the cardiology section Dr Ashok told Dawn in the evening that Mr Haider had trouble breathing at Garhi...

  • Taj wars

    Governments do it, the state does it, and sometimes, so do families...

    This phenomenon has been a robust and recurring exercise in both the countries ever since the subcontinent was split (in 1947) into two countries: The Hindu-dominated India and the Muslim-majority state of Pakistan...

  • Taj Haider opposes setting up of Thar Development Authority

    HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senator Taj Haider has said that there is no use of the proposed Thar Development Authority (TDA) although the bill regarding its establishment is ready to be approved by the Sindh Assembly...

    Speaking at the ‘Thar conference-2016 — issues, challenges and way forward’ held in a local hotel on Thursday...

  • After wifi at the Taj, Modi revives campaign for "digital" India

    The government's tech push, which plans to provide electronic governance and universal phone connectivity across the country, aims to bridge India's digital divide, bringing in large investments in technology manufacturing...

    But apart from a handful of headline-grabbing initiatives ? free wifi at the Taj Mahal, for example ? the push to connect India and drive a national fibre optic network, first approved by the last government in...

  • Prince William and Kate end India trip with historic Taj Mahal visit

    AGRA: Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at the Taj Mahal Saturday, wrapping up their week-long trip to India and Bhutan with a visit that carries poignant echoes for Britain's royal family...

    When the late Princess Diana was photographed sitting alone outside the tragic monument to love in 1992, it sparked much media speculation and later became a symbol of her failing marriage...

  • India court orders shift of crematorium to protect Taj Mahal

    NEW DELHI: India's Supreme Court has ordered the government of Uttar Pradesh state to shift a crematorium located near the Taj Mahal to protect the iconic monument from being affected by smoke...

    The court was acting on a letter from a Supreme Court judge that the white marble mausoleum was under threat of pollution due to smoke and soot emanating from the crematorium...

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