The city was first mentioned in the epic Mahābhārata, where it was called Agrevaṇa (derived from Sanskrit (अग्रेवण) meaning "the border of the forest"). Legend ascribes the founding of the city to Raja Badal Singh, a Sikarwar Rajput king (c. 1475), whose fort, Badalgarh, stood on or near the site of the present fort. However, the 11th century Persian poet Mas'ūd Sa'd Salmān writes of a desperate assault on the fortress of Agra, then held by the Shāhī King Jayapala, by Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni. It was mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide force captured it. Sultan Sikandar Lodī (1488–1517) was the first to move his capital from Delhi to Agra in 1506. He governed the country from here and Agra assumed the importance of the second capital. He died in 1517 and his son, Ibrāhīm Lodī, remained in power there for nine more years and several palaces, wells and a mosque were built by him in the fort during his period. Finally being defeated at the Battle of Panipat in 1526. Between 1540 and 1556, Afghans, beginning with Sher Shah Suri ruled the area. It achieved fame as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1556 to 1658.
This film was produced by Chitrai Selvan and R.Muthuraman and released on Diwali 2007.
Neema (Anjali), a research student from United States,who pursues Psychology and works on her thesis on the subject of 'Love'. She comes to Kerala to know the story of Kannan (Nasser) who is her dad's best friend. Kannan lives in a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala. Neema meets three unemployed youth,each of whom has a bitter past of failed romances. She mingles with them and advises them to look at life on a positive note.
One fine day, Neema finally uncovers the truth about the Kannan's mysterious lover for whom he has been waiting for the past 40 years. Flashback reveals the truth.
Young Kannan (Vikas) a violinist along with his troupe comes to Agra for a programme. He happens to meet a sales girl Pooja (Emi Mohan) who sells miniatures and dolls in front of Taj Mahal. He falls in love with Pooja. She too accepts but fate has something else in store for them. Her family considers love a sin and anyone indulging in it is dealt severely. Pooja's father turns to be the villain and kannan tries to elope with pooja and finds the whole town chasing him. Pooja makes Vikas to escape and promises him to meet as soon as she gets the right opportunity. Kannan narrates the story and waits for his lady love.
Following a confrontation between the office-bearers of ShahiJama Masjid Intezamia Committee and the Shahar Mufti of Agra on Sunday, a case was registered against Shahar Mufti Abdul Khubaib Rumi at Mantola police station here on Monday, police said. Police at Shahi Jama Masjid in Agra on October 2.
A 33-year-old man was arrested from Agra in Uttar Pradesh by Gamdevi police for allegedly creating a fake website of a South Mumbai-based popular sweet shop \u2014 Tiwari Brothers \u2014 and duping its customers under the pretext of delivering sweets ... Our team is still in Agra trying to locate his accomplices,' said an officer.
On November 16, 2011, a case was registered at the Hari Parvat police station in Agra on the complaint of the staff of Torrent PowerLimited which looks after power supply in Agra against Katheria for allegedly thrashing Torrent officials while they were hearing complaints in their office ... Katheria was the BJP MP from Agra at the time.
Sample this. Ninety-year-old Rohtak resident Jai Singh Rana, who retired as Sergeant from Indian Air Force in 1969, has been running from one office to another seeking refund of his Rs 5.78 lakh. \u201cI was posted in Agra in 1962 and in Adampur (Hisar) in 1965... In 2014 only, I deposited Rs. 5.78 lakh as first two installments ... .
According to the official from Agra division, a woman sustained minor injuries in the incident.(X) ... "A woman received an electric shock, and no one else was injured in the incident," Prashashti Srivastava, divisional commercial manager and public relations officer for the Agra division of the North Central Railways said.
According to the official from Agra division, the electric ... 'A woman received an electric shock, and no one else was injured in the incident,' Prashashti Srivastava, divisional commercial manager and public relations officer for the Agra division of the North Central Railways said.
Agra... 105 of Mauza Khaspur in Tehsil Sadar of Agra district ... The other FIR pertained to a similar act on land within Mauza Jaganpur Mustaqil of tehsil and district Agra wherein the aforesaid office-bearers were said to have caused much inconvenience to common public because of encroachments made on land by placing gate and building wall.
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The district collectorate in Agra houses various executive magistrate courts, the consumer forum, the arms department, lawyers’ chambers and offices of the district administration and police authorities ... The press statement issued by the information office at Agra stated that the ...
These trained employees were subsequently assigned to work at ticket windows and inquiry help desks at the Agra station ... Srivastava informed PTI that in early April, the division collaborated with volunteers from the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Agra district to conduct a week-long workshop at the division office for 40 employees.
However, the allegations levelled in a letter dated September 11, submitted to the office of the district magistrate of Agra by the staff, including ‘aaya’ (care taker) and cook of Rajkiya BaalShishu Grah make the matter serious as they have blamed officiating superintendent Poonam Pal for misbehaving with children and staff.