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DDA plans to develop Sanjay Van as ecotourism hub

Sanjay Van, which was carved out of the south-central Ridge near the iconic Qutub Minar in the 1970s, is maintained by the DDA.
The landowning agency has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from companies interested in taking up the project. The last date to submit EOI is October 21. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
The landowning agency has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from companies interested in taking up the project. The last date to submit EOI is October 21. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 06:03 AM IST
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By Risha Chitlangia, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

World Tourism Day 2020: Delhiites, get back to exploring the heart of the city

Tour guide operators, handicraft sellers and heritage walk conductors urge locals to help them resurrect their livelihood.
As soon as the weather gets pleasant in Delhi, denizens love to head to Lodhi Gardens.(PHOTO: Sanjeev Verma/HT)
As soon as the weather gets pleasant in Delhi, denizens love to head to Lodhi Gardens.(PHOTO: Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 11:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Delhi’s butterfly survey: All you need to know

Around 115 butterfly species are native to Delhi-NCR
The Common Silverline.(Sourced)
The Common Silverline.(Sourced)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 12:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai

Ensure no construction takes place in Sanjay Van without DDA, police nod, says Delhi HC

A bench of chief justice DN Patel and justice Prateek Jalan issued the direction while hearing a PIL initiated by the court on its own on July 8 after coming across videos and photos circulated by visitors and joggers on social media of what appeared to be the construction of new ‘mazaars (mausoleums)’ near Mayur Pahadi, a spot inside the forest.
Sanjay Van in south Delhi is part of the south central ridge.(HT photo)
Sanjay Van in south Delhi is part of the south central ridge.(HT photo)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 07:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Vatsala Shrangi and Richa Banka, New Delhi

Concrete bases choking trees at DDA’s open gyms: Activists

Verhaen Khanna, founder of New Delhi Nature Society (NDNS), said outdoor gyms could be set up without cementing the grass and soil. He said concretisation would affect the groundwater table.
An under-construction open gym at Sanjay Van.(Amal KS/HT)
An under-construction open gym at Sanjay Van.(Amal KS/HT)
Published on Jun 20, 2019 02:37 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Butterfly population on the rise in Delhi biodiversity parks, say experts

The number of butterfly species at the six biodiversity parks in Delhi has increased this year as compared to 2017, experts say
A butterfly rests on a flower in a city garden in Ludhiana on Tuesday, September 04, 2018.(HT File Photo)
A butterfly rests on a flower in a city garden in Ludhiana on Tuesday, September 04, 2018.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 09:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Malcha Mahal, Jamali Kamali and more: The truth about 5 haunted places in Delhi

Djinns at the Feroz Shah Kotla Fort, a lady in white at Dwarka’s Sector 9 metro station and Malcha Mahal- the Paranormal Society of India tells us whether these places are haunted or not.
Malcha Mahal, which dates back to the 14th century, is supposedly haunted.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Malcha Mahal, which dates back to the 14th century, is supposedly haunted.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 03:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
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