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    'Panic button' installed at Agra prison for timely medical assistance to inmates

    DIG (Jail Administration) Lav Kumar, while speaking to reporters, said, "the inmates get into their barracks at night, if any ailing inmate is in need of any medical assistance then this wireless panic alarm system will help him."

    Watch: Agriculture dept uses drones to spray insecticides on locusts’ swarms in Agra

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    Taj Mahal remains shut as India reports record daily virus cases

    The jump in infections came as local authorities in northern Agra city said ...

    • "According to Mayor, the much touted Agra model of chief minister has failed and will make Agra, Wuhan (China). No testing, no medicines and private hospitals for other diseases, no life saving kits and now mismanagement of quarantine centres is proving deadly. Wake up government," Yadav said in a tweet in Hindi.

      Amid COVID-19 lockdown when country is fighting to curb the spread of the dreadful virus, 10 jail prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 in ...

      The man, identified as Ranveer Singh, worked as home delivery boy for a private restaurant in the national capital. According to police, the victim collapsed near Kailash turning of the National Highway-2.

      The district has emerged to become UP's epicentre with more than 20 cases reported from the city's Paras Hospital where most out of the 20 are medical staffers who have contracted the contagion. There are more than 60 cases of positive Tablighi Jamaat attendees while 14 new cases have come from Fatehpur Sikri.

      Contact tracing of the people who came in contact with the six is simultaneously being done through the Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) network, the ministry said in a statement.

      Von Wellx, owned by Casa Everz Gmbh, has announced the shifting of its entire production in China.

      The Agra city administration had made massive arrangement for Trump's short visit in Agra on Monday evening, giving Agra a makeover in a very short span of time. The city administration sought to present the "best face of Agra" to Trump. A ceremonial silver "key of Agra" was planned to be presented to US President Donald Trump during his visit to the historic city.

      Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said the focus should be on correct information and right treatment to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

      Agra city and the Taj Mahal are being spruced up ahead of the US President's visit, with the tombs of Mumtaz and Shah Jahan in the Taj Mahal being given a fresh mud-cake cleaning treatment for the first time in many years.

      Interestingly, the job comes with a target of catching at least 100 animals per month. If the agency is unable to achieve the target, a penalty of Rs 100 per animal would be levied on the agency and if the count exceeds 100, the agency will get a “incentive” of the same amount, as per a tender floated by the UP government on March 7.

      Nearly all suspected cases of novel coronavirus from Agra and the National Capital Region can be traced back to a confirmed case from the capital. Six family members are now quarantined at Safdurjung Hospital. As a precautionary measure, the school has shut down and postponed its annual examinations.

      The centuries-old silvery jewellery industry of the state, immortalized in the Bollywood number on Bareilly's jhumkas(ear pendants), has not been able to harness its potential due to the lack of infrastructure facilities that come with organised trade. The approximate turnover of the silver jewellery business in Agra is more than Rs 10,000 crore.

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