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Signs of Spring in NYC Parks


The first day of spring is Tuesday, March 19 We're counting down to springtime! Take a look at our timeline of some of the signs of spring to look for in New York City: Snowdrops   As winter winds down, snowdrops emerge from the frozen ground, usually in January or early February, as one of the earliest signs...

Ayodhya gears up for Ram Temple consecration


Refurbished platforms, new signboards, escalators, lifts, and murals of Lord Ram painted on walls--these and many more would be the features of the Ayodhya railway station after the ongoing revamp. Tourists pouring into the temple town ahead of the grand consecration of the Ram Temple on January 22 are stopping at the railway station, marveling...

Yellowstone flooding forces tourists to leave park


Red Lodge, Mont.: More than 10,000 visitors were ordered out of Yellowstone as unprecedented flooding tore through the northern half of the nation’s oldest national park, washing out bridges and roads and sweeping an employee bunkhouse miles downstream, officials said Tuesday. Remarkably, no one was reported injured or killed. Instead of marveling at massive elk...

The Park named after two residents Gurmej Singh Atwal and Surinder Singh fatally shot in 2011

Elk Grove’s ‘Singh and Kaur’ Park honors Sikh Americans


California: The city of Elk Grove in California opened its 100th park which is named after two Elk Grove Sikh American residents, Gurmej Singh Atwal and Surinder Singh, who were fatally shot in 2011 during what police investigated as a possible hate crime.  Called “Singh and Kaur Park,” the 5-acre property is located along Ponta Delgado...