The National Green Tribunal on 3 July 2015, sought response from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Taj Trapezium Zone Authority over alleged illegal felling of around 4,000 trees in 500-metre-radius of the Taj Mahal, which is an eco-sensitive zone. Read full text of this NGT order.

For the first time perhaps, a time-bound plan has been set to address the challenge of maintaining the pristine beauty of the world famous historic monument — the Taj Mahal — a symbol of India’s na

Amidst reports pointing at the discolouration of Taj Mahal, a parliamentary panel has recommended that a "multi-pronged" strategy be adopted to preserve the "pristine beauty" of the monument and as

Agra: Even as measures -- some of them knee-jerk -- are being taken to stop the majestic Taj Mahal from turning yellow, the exact causes for the monument's discoloration are yet to be ascertained,

A think tank on environment issues in India today said that the "exact" causes for discolouration of Taj Mahal have not been established yet and emphasised on the need to ascertain the key reasons

The Taj Mahal is losing its sheen due to unchecked vehicular pollution, tourism and several other reasons, noted a release issued by the Centre for Science and Environment here on Thursday.

Activists on Thursday said that the pollution in the national capital`s air is corroding the iconic Lotus temple made of pristine white marble.

Expressing shock at the continuing discolouration of the Taj Mahal, the head of a Parliamentary panel has asked the Environment Ministry to seek immediate help of international experts to assist th

Commenting that human beings were the “biggest enemy” of the environment and monuments, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Chief secretary to convene a high level meeting to consider st

Particulate carbon and fine dust particles cause browning of the marble.

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