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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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