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    Agra is a city on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is 378 kilometres west of the state capital, Lucknow, 206 kilometres south of the national capital New Delhi, 58 kilometres south of Mathura and 125 kilometres north of Gwalior.

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    Entertainment

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    SC allows plea seeking felling of tress around Taj Trapezium Zone
    National

    SC allows plea seeking felling of tress around Taj Trapezium Zone

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a petition of the Northern Railways to cut 452 trees in and around 30 kilometres of Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) to lay down a new railway track from Delhi-Mathura-Agra, with a condition of compensatory afforestation.

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    National

    SC allows felling of 452 trees for Delhi-Agra rail line

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    Business

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    National

    Firozabad: UP police clarifies over alleged rape, abduction complaint, says 'case fake'

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    National

    Agra or Agravan, the debate continues

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    National

    Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?

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    National

    UP man walks to police station with wife's severed head

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