The country's Supreme Court said environmental damage to the white marble Taj was a "hopeless cause" and said the Indian federal government and the administration in Uttar Pradesh state had missed out on "incalculable" revenue by letting it fall into disrepair. The Taj "is more attractive than the Eiffel Tower" and could have solved the country's foreign exchange problem, the judges noted.
The Supreme Court criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to prepare a vision document to preserve and protect the monument.
Comparing the Eiffel Tower in Paris to the Taj Mahal, the judges said: "Eighty million go to watch Eiffel Tower, which looks like a TV Tower. If you had looked after it your foreign exchange problem would have been solved", said the judges.
The bench directed the Centre to furnish full details of the steps taken and action required to be taken for protecting the iconic monument.
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The Uttar Pradesh government defended itself saying it was also trying to take care of the environment around the historic monument so that it could be there for another 400 years and not just for a generation.
However, the court shot back calling the initiatives vague or of no effect.
The marble monument has been long struggling against deterioration.
It stated that earlier the Taj was turning yellow, but over the past three decades had become brown and green due largely to particulate matter released by industrial units nearby. The latest one prohibits non-locals from offer namaz in the Taj premises. The SC made a decision to hear the case on day-to-day basis to bring the hearing to a logical conclusion for protection of the monument.
It was the plucky South Americans' second World Cup title, with the first coming on home soil in the inaugural edition in 1930. When England don't have the ball, they struggle against teams who are comfortable with it.
If they beat Croatia and progress to the World Cup final, the FA won't care one little bit about that 70,000 Swiss Francs fine. It added: "FIFA had previously requested the Football Association to cease the activity that led to the sanction".
The three Royal Thai Navy SEAL divers and medics who stayed in the cave with the boys and coach since they were located on July 2. Nopparat Kanthawong, the head coach of the Wild Boars team, told CNN that he did not know why the boys had gone into the cave.
Along with multiple charges of battering police, Crenshaw's record also includes trespassing and disorderly intoxication arrests. Crenshaw has an extensive criminal past, including battery of law enforcement officers, according to local police.
Aulas has a reputation as one of the most stubborn negotiators in Europe, but has already begun to soften his stance. The Reds will not resurrect the deal unless Lyon are willing to restructure the transfer fee or lower the price.
Le FC Séville va devoir rapidement lui trouver un remplaçant alors que tout pourrait être officiel prochainement. Alors qu'il serait en quête d'un défenseur, le Barça aurait fait du Français sa priorité défensive.
Le juge Kavanaugh, diplômé de Yale, a déjà travaillé à la Cour suprême pour le juge Anthony Kennedy qu'il va remplacer. Récemment, Brett Kavanaugh s'est opposé à ce qu'une adolescente entrée clandestinement aux Etats-Unis puisse avorter.
And he speaks from experience: Kavanaugh clerked for Kenneth Starr, the special counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton. Covington said Kavanaugh's previous writings on indictments of sitting presidents will be of particular interest to lawmakers.
Gorsuch. "Quelle que soit la personne nommée, elle se retrouvera à droite du président Roberts, qui devient le juge médian". Pour l'Union américaine pour les libertés civiles, cette nomination peut mettre en danger le droit à l'IVG.
Neymar au Real? Non, assure la presse brésilienne. "La présence de Cristiano Ronaldo était un des freins à l'arrivée de Neymar ". Cela obligerait indirectement le champion de France à se séparer d'un de ses deux cracks, Neymar ou Kylian Mbappé .
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Only great teams can be as fearless as we were and fight back from a goal down against teams like England ", Mandzukic said. The Croatians had enough left in the tank to put away England , but France have been the strongest team in the tournament.
3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway
Before resuming the rescue Monday, officials said they hoped to free all the boys by the end of the day, according to ABC News . He said a medic and three SEALS in the cave, who've been looking after those trapped, will also come out.
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