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A large number of tourists were seen in Goa ahead of the new year celebrations.(Rediff)

Tourists gather in Goa ahead of New Year’s eve

Goa | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 03:53 PM IST
A large number of tourists were seen in Goa ahead of the new year celebrations.
Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district was coldest in the state at minus 1.3°C.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district was coldest in the state at minus 1.3°C.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Met predicts heavy snowfall in Himachal on December 12

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:38 AM IST
State meteorological department director Manmohan Singh said snowfall and rainfall was also likely to take place in the higher and middle hills of the state on December 9
Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.
Tourist Rush at Tikkar taal in Morni.

Vehicle movement restricted in Morni on weekends, holidays

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Panchkula
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Step taken to prevent ‘obstruction, injury and annoyance’ to local residents due to regular traffic congestion there of late
A boy looks out of a Darjeeling Himalayan Railway train, one of the main tourist draws in Darjeeling.(REUTERS)
A boy looks out of a Darjeeling Himalayan Railway train, one of the main tourist draws in Darjeeling.(REUTERS)

Covid-19: Darjeeling bans tourists, complete lockdown in parts of Siliguri

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2020 09:53 PM IST
The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) had earlier allowed hotels and tourist spots in Darjeeling and adjoining Kalimpong to operate from July 1.
Tourist spots, safari parks and hotels were shut after the nationwide lockdown restrictions were enforced from March 25 to contain the spread of the viral outbreak.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Tourist spots, safari parks and hotels were shut after the nationwide lockdown restrictions were enforced from March 25 to contain the spread of the viral outbreak.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Darjeeling tourist spots, hotels open amid questions over safety

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Tourists would have to carry fitness certificates to visit the Darjeeling hills. They would also be screened for Covid-19 symptoms before entering the hills, the officials said.
The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday allocated ₹500 crore for the construction of an airport in Ayodhya(REUTERS)
The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday allocated ₹500 crore for the construction of an airport in Ayodhya(REUTERS)

Rs 500 crore outlay for airport at Ayodhya

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 07:49 AM IST
An additional 85 crore has been earmarked for the development of tourism infrastructure and 10 crore for the renovation of the Tulsi Smarak Bhawan, a museum that houses a collection of rare paintings, ivory articles, photographs and antiquities depicting the life of Lord Rama.
A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus that skidded on the snow-covered road at Narkanda, 60 km from Shimla, on Thursday. (Right) Passengers had a narrow escape as the bus rammed into a roadside parapet.(ANI PHOTOS)
A Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus that skidded on the snow-covered road at Narkanda, 60 km from Shimla, on Thursday. (Right) Passengers had a narrow escape as the bus rammed into a roadside parapet.(ANI PHOTOS)

Kufri, Narkanda and Manali get season’s first snowfall, tourists head to the hills

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:38 PM IST
The state’s coastal authority recently rejected a proposal to beautify Versova beach for the third time, citing concerns of environmental destruction.(HT PHOTO)
The state’s coastal authority recently rejected a proposal to beautify Versova beach for the third time, citing concerns of environmental destruction.(HT PHOTO)

Rs 1-crore Versova beach beautification plan rejected for 3rd time

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 12:55 AM IST
The plans were first heard on November 2, 2018, and March 3 this year, but rejected both times for its close proximity to the mangrove areas and the possibility of intertidal marine life being affected owing to the project.
The roads along the Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani route experienced traffic blocks due to overflowing of water and logging.(HT Photo)
The roads along the Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani route experienced traffic blocks due to overflowing of water and logging.(HT Photo)

Mahabaleshwar has highest rainfall in state on Saturday

Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:25 PM IST
The recorded rainfall at Mahabaleshwar was 102mm followed by Satara (38mm) and Nashik (22mm) on Saturday. Pune recorded 12mm of rainfall on Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.
Indian Association of Tour Operators president Pronab Sarkar said the announcement was a repeat of what the government had said last year.(PTI)
Indian Association of Tour Operators president Pronab Sarkar said the announcement was a repeat of what the government had said last year.(PTI)

17 tourist spots to be developed across country

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Indian Association of Tour Operators president Pronab Sarkar said the announcement was a repeat of what the government had said last year.
Agencies had warned Kerala that at least 15 IS militants had set off from the Sri Lankan coast on a fishing vessel and they were headed towards either Kerala or Lakshadweep.(HT PHOTO)
Agencies had warned Kerala that at least 15 IS militants had set off from the Sri Lankan coast on a fishing vessel and they were headed towards either Kerala or Lakshadweep.(HT PHOTO)

Kerala on high alert after intel agencies warn of possible terror attack

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 06:55 PM IST
The IS network in South India suffered a serious setback following a series of arrests from Kerala and Tamil Nadu after the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.
(EuropeNature_Travel/Instagram)
(EuropeNature_Travel/Instagram)

Far from the maddening crowds

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Garima Verma
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 01:55 PM IST
When you are done visiting the popular and the crowded tourist spots in Europe, take the road less travelled and explore.
Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which collects data from U.S. Customs forms.(HT Photo)
Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which collects data from U.S. Customs forms.(HT Photo)

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years

Detroit | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 01:05 PM IST
Last summer, China issued a travel warning for the U.S., telling its citizens to beware of shootings, robberies and high costs for medical care.
The girl’s parents have alleged that the tragedy could have been averted had prompt action been taken by the police. (Image used for representational purpose).(FILE PHOTO)
The girl’s parents have alleged that the tragedy could have been averted had prompt action been taken by the police. (Image used for representational purpose).(FILE PHOTO)

Raped and killed, minor’s body found at busy tourist spot in Bhopal

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 02:12 PM IST
The girl’s body was found in the morning at Manuabhan, a small hillock and a popular tourist spot. The girl had had been reported missing at the Koh-e-Fiza police station on Tuesday evening by her parents after she did not return home from tuition.
Recently many non-government organisations came forward to clean the area, putting pressure on the MC to start the challan drive and deploy additional sanitation staff.(HT Photo)
Recently many non-government organisations came forward to clean the area, putting pressure on the MC to start the challan drive and deploy additional sanitation staff.(HT Photo)

MC starts fining litterbugs at Sukhna Lake

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 10:18 PM IST
While street vendors have to pay up 500 for littering, visitors, eateries and other shops will have to cough up 10,000.
The woman was assaulted on Friday but she lodged a complaint on Sunday following which the accused was caught.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The woman was assaulted on Friday but she lodged a complaint on Sunday following which the accused was caught.(REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Kenyan tourist escaped guide who raped her. Caught her and raped again: Cop

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 07:35 AM IST
The victim had come to Rishikesh from Kenya on March 7 to attend a religious event of a seer in the town.
Screengrab of the video of the incident shot by the bystanders. A boy taking a selfie died after he fell into a waterfall in Odisha while he was trying to take a selfie(HT Photo)
Screengrab of the video of the incident shot by the bystanders. A boy taking a selfie died after he fell into a waterfall in Odisha while he was trying to take a selfie(HT Photo)

Student dies after falling into Odisha waterfall while taking selfie

Hindustan Times, Mayurbhanj | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 07:00 AM IST
The clips in the video show the boy swimming in an attempt to battle the fast-moving current as bystanders are seen shouting in panic.
Four tourists from Haryana died on the spot when the car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge near Theog, 30 kilometres from the Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla.(ANI/Representative Image)
Four tourists from Haryana died on the spot when the car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge near Theog, 30 kilometres from the Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla.(ANI/Representative Image)

Four Haryana tourists die after car rolls down gorge near Shimla

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 09:33 PM IST
The ill-fated Maruti Ertiga bearing registration number HR52BM5608 was on its way to Narkanda, a popular tourist spot, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and the car rolled nearly 250 metres down a deep gorge near Devi Morh on National Highway 5.
Children enjoying at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi. It is the perfect spot for a family picnic. (HT File Photo/ Arun Sharma)
Children enjoying at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi. It is the perfect spot for a family picnic. (HT File Photo/ Arun Sharma)

On Children’s Day, revisit your childhood memories at the 7 best tourist spots in Delhi

Hindustan Times | By Aditya Dogra
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Delhi is a treasure trove for history and culture aficionados. On Children’s Day, why not go back to places, such as, National Rail Museum and Lodi Gardens, among others, you visited as a kid?
Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture ‘namaste’.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)
Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It is being projected as India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture ‘namaste’.(HT Photo/Sonu Mehta)

Delhi’s iconic Signature Bridge opens today: 5 interesting facts to know

New Delhi | By Orin Basu
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 05:26 PM IST
Top facts of Delhi Signature Bridge: It has a 154-metre-high glass viewing box, which is double the height of Qutub Minar.
The Jatayu sculpture is the world’s largest bird sculpture
The Jatayu sculpture is the world’s largest bird sculpture

Jatayu in Kerala, safe as a rock!

Hindustan Times | By Yamini Nair
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2018 12:03 AM IST
A giant sculpture in Kerala of the mythical bird Jatayu symbolises the protection of women
The Delhi Cabinet has also sought a detailed report of the previous survey, including the list of black spots and how many lights were installed following the survey.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi Cabinet has also sought a detailed report of the previous survey, including the list of black spots and how many lights were installed following the survey.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

New safety audit to map public spaces in Delhi, spot problems

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 09:52 AM IST
The move comes after the Delhi Cabinet, headed by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Tuesday approved a proposal moved by the women and child development department.
Best travel destinations for September include Manali, Leh, Diu, Ziro and Jaipur.(Shutterstock)
Best travel destinations for September include Manali, Leh, Diu, Ziro and Jaipur.(Shutterstock)

Best places to visit in September in India, here are 5 spots that you can’t afford to miss

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 05:07 PM IST
Travellers, keep in mind that September is one of the best months to take a trip across India. Here are 5 spots that are perfect options for you.
The government has been busy promoting Auli as a winter destination for the tourists, and its measures have succeeded in generating nearly Rs 4 crore of revenue annually. Besides Auli, Roopkund and Dayara Bugyal are other popular spots.(HT File Photo)
The government has been busy promoting Auli as a winter destination for the tourists, and its measures have succeeded in generating nearly Rs 4 crore of revenue annually. Besides Auli, Roopkund and Dayara Bugyal are other popular spots.(HT File Photo)

Uttarakhand govt to challenge high court order on bugyal restrictions

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2018 12:48 AM IST
The Uttarakhand high court had ordered removal of permanent structures at high-altitude meadows, banned night stays, and limited the number of tourists visiting the meadows to 200. The government said such steps would give a blow to tourism.
There is something about being on a holiday that triggers an unbelievable potential of acting silly in some human beings.(Instagram)
There is something about being on a holiday that triggers an unbelievable potential of acting silly in some human beings.(Instagram)

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Wanted, well-behaved tourists

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 03:50 PM IST
If you don’t know how incredibly stupidly tourists can behave, you haven’t been on a holiday of late.
Shivneri Fort, the birthplace of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Shivneri Fort, the birthplace of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Shivaji’s birthplace far from becoming a tourist hotspot

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ashish Phadnis, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 03:15 PM IST
The Maharashtra Government will need to undertake massive infrastructure development if it wants to develop Junnar as a tourism destination. Merely declaring it as a “tourism destination” will not result in any magical results, even though this is the birthplace of the Maratha king, Shivaji
Aam Khas, which was once a hunting lodge built during Shahjahan’s time, in it's current condition in Jaunti village near the Delhi - Haryana border near New Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis/HT photo)
Aam Khas, which was once a hunting lodge built during Shahjahan’s time, in it's current condition in Jaunti village near the Delhi - Haryana border near New Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis/HT photo)

A ‘jaunty’ plan for Shahjahan’s hunting lodge in Delhi

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Parvez Sultan
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Jaunti village in outer Delhi is set to get an integrated redevelopment plan that will turn the ruins of its Mughal-era hunting lodge into a tourist attraction .
Spread over 40 acres, it will be the biggest park in Sector 150, which is home to residential high-rises that are being developed in the area.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Spread over 40 acres, it will be the biggest park in Sector 150, which is home to residential high-rises that are being developed in the area.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Work on Bhagat Singh Park in Sector 150 Noida begins

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Rajput, Noida
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 09:40 PM IST
According to Noida authority officials, it plans to plant 2,000 trees and 75,000 shrubs apart from grass.
he machines, which the civic body will obtain through corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds for free, will be installed at tourist spots, gardens, markets and other areas with higher footfall(HT FILE)
he machines, which the civic body will obtain through corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds for free, will be installed at tourist spots, gardens, markets and other areas with higher footfall(HT FILE)

Mumbai to get 500 plastic bottle crushing machines

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 07:20 AM IST
More than 30 lakh plastic bottles are circulated in the city on a daily basis
Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said safety provisions for tourists were the primary responsibility of state governments and Union territory administrations. (Shutterstock image)
Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said safety provisions for tourists were the primary responsibility of state governments and Union territory administrations. (Shutterstock image)

Centre asks states to identify accident-prone selfie zones

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 06:34 PM IST
Advisory includes erection of signboards, warning visitors of dangers involved in taking selfies at such locations, posting volunteers, sensitisation through public address systems and barricading areas.
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