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India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest tourist attraction.

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

Indian authorities have faced criticism for weak law enforcement over a spate of recent attacks on foreign tourists, particularly women.

India beefs up security at Taj Mahal after IS threat

India beefs up security at Taj Mahal after IS threat

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.

Yellowing Taj Mahal to go under scaffold for 'mud pack'

Yellowing Taj Mahal to go under scaffold for 'mud pack'

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 to build twin-hotel complex near Taj Mahal

Al Sawari to build twin-hotel complex near Taj Mahal

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 flags off its fastest-ever train in modernisation push

India flags off its fastest-ever train in modernisation push

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.