Video PlayerClose NEW DELHI, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- Over 15,000 people visited India's Statue of Unity per day in the first year since it was unveiled, surpassing the daily number of visitors to New York's Statue of Liberty which stands at around 10,000. The Statue of Unity was built in India's western state of Gujarat to memorize India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel or "Iron Man of India." The 182-meter tall statue, located near the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in Gujarat state, is said to be the world's tallest. Designed by an Indian sculptor, the project was first announced in 2010, and wa unveiled on Oct. 31, 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A statement issued by the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited said this year the Statue of Liberty has seen a daily average of 15,036 visitors and 22,430 on weekend days. The rise in footfall at the Indian monument was attributed to the addition of several new tourist attractions … [Read more...] about Daily visitors of Statue of Unity in India surpasses Statue of Liberty in New York
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The scorching weather, which is expected to last only a day before a cool change sweeps across the state, is also causing severe heat in the northwest of the state. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Tom Boeck said the warm conditions were the result of northerly winds bringing hot conditions down from the north of the state. “A cool change will enter the west of the state on Sunday and will make its way across the state on Monday,” he said. “It will be a fairly slowly-moving change, which is why the maximum for Monday in Adelaide is still predicted to be around 29C.” The Country Fire Service has issued total fire bans in the West Coast, Mid North, Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island as well as Eastern and Lower Eyre Peninsula. Tarcoola is forecast to reach a maximum of 46C on Sunday while Wudina may swelter through a top temperature of 45C. Adelaide is forecast to reach 38C. The cool change will bring mild temperatures to Adelaide for the … [Read more...] about Total fire bans declared as temperatures creep towards 40C on Sunday – before cool change
Jaguar Land Rover has launched the new Jaguar XE sedan in India with a price tag starting from Rs 44.98 lakh. Introduced earlier this year in international markets, the XE comes with changes in both its interior and exterior. Jaguar has come out with enough new features and changes to take on rivals like BMW 3 Series, Mercedes Benz C Class and Audi A4. The XE facelift is available in India in two variants and two engine options, four variants in total. Compared to the previous model, the base model of the petrol variant is costlier by Rs 4.4 lakh. However, the new top model XE diesel is Rs 66,000 cheaper than its outgoing model. The new XE has been inspired by the design of F-Type sports car, all-electric I-Pace SUV and other stablemates. In the front, the bumper has been tweaked and the LED headlights are new. In the rear, the bumper is completely revised. The alloy wheels too get a new design. The dashboard looks more or less the same but comes with new features. It features a new … [Read more...] about New Jaguar XE launched, price starts at Rs 44.98 lakh
Email By Bridget Judd and Catherine Taylor Posted December 07, 2019 05:00:20 Photo: What do we do if smoke haze becomes the new norm? (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: This graph shows how bad Sydney's smoke has been Related Story: Sydney smoke here to stay, authorities warn Related Story: Even if you don't live near a bushfire, your health could be at risk Map: Australia While towns along the east coast battle the blazes threatening to devour their homes, Sydney is fighting a different enemy: the pall of smoke that's choking the city.The air quality is already three times worse than at any moment in the past five years — and it's not showing signs of slowing down.Cue the familiar jibes about something not being taken seriously until it reaches Sydney. But fire ecologist Professor David Bowman says the city's woes are a sign of the state's bigger problem."The classic disaster narrative is disaster, [and then] disaster ends," he says."But this [fires] is not … [Read more...] about Smoke and bushfires are the new norm, so how do we beat the ‘airpocalypse’?
After sharing a couple of teasers introducing the actors, the makers of one of the most awaited Star Plus show Sanjivani dropped a brand new promo introducing the actors in their doctor characters and the hospital Sanjivani. In the promo, Mohnish Bahl who was also the part of original Sanjivani(back in 2000) introduces the star cast of the show. We also get to see the hate-love relationship between lead actors Surbhi Chandna and Namit Khanna's characters share. Surbhi Chandna Sanjivani Makers Hold Special Screening For Actors & Their Doctors As A Tribute To Them While the Ishqbaaz fame Surbhi will be seen as Dr. Ishani, Namit Khanna is playing the role of Dr. Sid. Rohit Roy and Sayantani Ghosh are essaying the roles of Dr. Vardhan and Dr. Anjali respectively Check out the promo below: Welcome to #Sanjivani 😊@Mohnish_Bahl @SurbhiChandna @namitter29 @sayantani0609 @sidpmalhotra pic.twitter.com/6dIaLIwOR0 — StarPlus (@StarPlus) July 31, 2019 We are sure the promo … [Read more...] about Sanjivani 2 New PROMO Out! WATCH: Surbhi Chandna, Namit Khanna, Mohnish Bahl, Rohit Roy & Others Look FAB & Will Leave You Excited For The Show!