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Delhi park features replicas of 7 wonders of the world created out of waste

It took 110 tonne of waste from MCD yards and stores across the capital to recreate these monuments.

Even if Statue of Unity becomes as famous as Taj Mahal, we may need 120 years to break even

Sardar Patel Statue of Unity is Narendra Modi’s political vanity project.
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The Taj Mahal is wasting away, and it may soon hit the point of no return

Air pollution and poor management have led to a marked deterioration in Taj Mahal's condition over the last few years.
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Two MoUs signed 2 years apart, but there’s still no Yamuna sewage treatment plant in sight

The agreement involves the construction of a plant that has the capacity to treat 20 million litres of sewage per day for further use at a refinery.
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Modi govt forms panel to tackle industrial pollution near Taj Mahal

The panel comprises officials of the environment ministry, experts from NEERI, IITs and various other forums.
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

No unity on theatre commands, and a 100-year plan to save the Taj Mahal

Front Page IAF, defence minister at odds over theatre command. Days after defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government wanted the military to move towards creating theatre commands, Sujan Dutta of ThePrint reports about an IAF position paper arguing that integrated theatre commands will strain its resources. Panama Papers: First case sent to court. Just over two years after the Panama Papers revelation, the finance ministry has announced that Rs 1,140 crore in undetected income and assets was traced to Indians who incorporated offshore companies, reports The Indian Express. The government also revealed that 16 Indians are facing prosecution in courts in different cities. Farooq Abdullah accused in Rs 43 crore J&K cricket association 'scam', chargesheet filed. The CBI has charged former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister and National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah and three others with “embezzlement” and “misappropriation” of BCCI funds to the tune of over 43 crore between 2002 and...
Eid al-Adha morning prayers in the Taj Mahal premises | STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Politics over namaz inside historic Taj mosque likely to survive beyond 2019

It is possible for the Hindutva elites to make use of the favourable passages of the judgment for its anti-Muslim politics.
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Supreme Court junks plea against Agra order barring outsiders at mosque in Taj Mahal

Court says Taj Mahal one of seven wonders of world and people can offer prayers at other mosques also.
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ASI spent more on its swanky new office than it did on 3,686 monuments in 2017

An ASI official, however, said the comparison was not fair, since the building's construction was a 'one-time affair'.
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India’s top 5 revenue generating monuments were all built by Muslim rulers

The Taj Mahal and 4 other monuments earned Rs 146.05 crore, more than half the total revenue generated by centrally-protected monuments, in 2017-18.

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Kanshiram (centre) along with the other founding members of BAMCEF in the 1970s | Facebook

Kanshi Ram matters in 2019 polls and why some think he deserves a Bharat Ratna

Kanshi Ram promised the lower castes that if they can organise themselves into a grand voting bloc, they will become the ruler of this country.
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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

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Chopper delivery from India to Afghanistan delayed by a year, now likely in June

Questions are, however, being raised in Afghanistan on whether India will be able to deliver the Mi-25 gunship choppers as it heads into elections & amid tension with Pakistan.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?