West Bengal to offer 10-day Durga puja package along with a trip to Sundarbans to boost tourism, Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will have Asia’s largest wildlife highway corridor and more in top stories of the day.
Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will have Asia’s largest wildlife highway corridor
Very soon, the much-awaited Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will be operational. The corridor, after its opening, will be the longest elevated corridor in Asia measuring 12 km. The highway will reduce the travel time between the two cities from 6 hours to 2.5 hours only. But there’s another reason to rejoice. The expressway, once operational, will be home to the largest wildlife highway corridor in Asia.
The wildlife corridor will be the last 20 km stretch and will go through the eco-sensitive zone of Rajaji National Park. As of now, this corridor work is under process, and will also include a 340-m Daat Kali (a famous temple in Dehradun) tunnel. The corridor is being constructed to protect surrounding wildlife.
West Bengal to offer 10-day Durga puja package along with a trip to Sundarbans to boost tourism
West Bengal Tourism informed that a 10-day package to explore the Durga puja festival, its different sides, will be made available to the visitors, and that they are also weighting the option of starting a 15-day Gangasagar package, as part of which tourists can board a cruise from Babughat, touch different ghats, and reach Sagar Islands. A trip to Sundarbans will also be included in the package.
There are also plans to initiate projects involving both public and private sectors to make Bengal, which is blessed with hills, seas and jungles, a one-stop destination for tourists, and that they will also meticulously plan tourism circuits along rivers.
Coming soon, India’s first commercial Space Situational Awareness observatory in Uttarakhand
The Bengaluru-based Digantara Research and Technologies, a space sector start-up, will soon set up India’s first ever commercial Space Situational Awareness (SSA) observatory in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.
The observatory will allow observers to keep an eye on any activity in space, which also includes keeping an eye out for military satellites and space debris. Very soon, India will be able to monitor events taking place in deep space, especially the ones in the geostationary, medium-Earth, and high-Earth orbits.
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