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Taj ‘tilts’ towards footfall curbs

11 July 2012

NEW DELHI: The Taj Mahal is not shaking yet but its minarets have begun tilting, says the Archaeological Survey of India. To play it safe, it plans to regulate tourist flow, allowing only a limited number at a time.

……The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to study the impact of the footfall on the monument. The report is expected within six months….

Read more: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1120711/jsp/nation/story_15715291.jsp

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Written by csirindia

July 11, 2012 at 12:56 pm

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