Indian authorities have faced criticism for weak law enforcement over a spate of recent attacks on foreign tourists, particularly women.
India has boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-Islamic State group reportedly warned of attacks in the country and threatened the 17th century monument to love, police said Friday.
Scaffolding will cover the Taj Mahal's main dome next year while a "mud pack" is applied to its yellowing marble, authorities said on Thursday as they battle the effects of smog on the country's top tourist attraction.
Al Sawari Holding, part of Sheikh Faisal’s business empire, is foraying into India's hospitality sector by acquiring seven acres of land near the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra from the Leela group and will construct a twin-hotel complex at an estimated cost of Rs5bn.
India flagged off its fastest-ever train on Tuesday as part of a major modernisation of the crumbling railway system - but its top speed is only half of those in China and other countries.