Mumbai’s Haji Ali Dargah has been listed in the World Book of Records as one of the most visited shrines.
The 552-year-old dargah which boasts of Indo-Islamic architecture is not only a popular religious site but also a tourist attraction.
The World Book of Records has many such listings. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Vadodara and Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain have been listed among the most visited temples and Nepal’s Pashupatinath Temple for being the oldest temple with mythological significance among others.
Sri Srinivasan, a prominent Indian-American judge, has created history by becoming the first person of South Asian descent to lead a powerful federal circuit court, considered next only to the US Supreme Court.
Judge Srinivasan, 52, became the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.
Neomi Rao, nominated by President Donald Trump, is the second Indian American on this powerful judiciary bench.
The Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation has built India’s tallest railway pier bridge which is 100 m tall equivalent to a 33-storey building, across river Makru in the Tamenglong district of Manipur.
The ?283.5-crore bridge with a span of 555 m is part of the 111-km Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new broad gauge line. It has 47 tunnels, the longest being 10.28 km.