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Taj Mahal reopens even as India cases soar

© Prakash SINGH The world-famous white marble mausoleum is India's most popular tourist site

New Delhi, September 21 (AFP) - The Taj Mahal reopens to visitors on Monday in a symbolic business-as-usual gesture, even as India looks set to overtake the US as the global leader in coronavirus infections. India, home to 1.3 billion people and some of the world's most crowded cities, has recorded more than 5.4 million Covid cases. Around 100,000 new ...

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India to reopen Taj Mahal with social distancing, masks

© Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri FILE PHOTO: A member of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel stands guard inside the empty premises of the historic Taj Mahal during a 21-day nationwide lockdown

New Delhi, July 6 (Reuters) - Visitors to the Taj Mahal will have to wear masks at all times, keep their distance and not touch its glistening marble surfaces when India's 17th-century monument to love reopens on Monday after a three-month COVID-19 shutdown. Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed in a day, split into two groups, a far cry from ...

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