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Eiffel Tower evacuated after man tries to scale it, monument closed for visitors

Taking to Twitter, the official handle of the monument tweeted that the monument "is currently closed until further notice".

May 20, 2019, 20:06 PM IST

Eiffel Tower goes dark as tribute to victims of Sri Lanka serial blasts

At least 200 people were killed and over 400 injured in the explosions which shattered the peace in Sri Lanka.

Apr 22, 2019, 06:22 AM IST

Landfill in Delhi transformed into park with replicas of world's wonders

Where there is a will, there is a way. And where there's waste, there can be a wonder.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Fearing more protests, France to close Eiffel Tower, Louvre over weekend

Fuel tax hikes have led to widespread protests against the Emmanuel Macron government with many iconic structures in Paris being defaced by agitators.

Dec 07, 2018, 07:56 AM IST

World's highest railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, nearing completion in J&K

The iconic arch-bridge will be able to withstand up to 8 magnitude earthquakes and high-intensity blasts.

Nov 13, 2018, 23:47 PM IST

Eiffel Tower goes dark for Las Vegas, Marseille victims

The Eiffel Tower went dark on Monday night in tribute to the victims of the attacks in Las Vegas and Marseille.

Oct 03, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

Eiffel Tower goes dark to pay homage to victims of Las Vegas mass shooting

Eiffel Tower went dark to pay homage to the victims of Las Vegas mass shooting and a terror attack in Marseille, France.

Oct 03, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

WATCH: Eiffel Tower lights up to welcome Neymar after record-breaking move to Paris Saint-Germain

It was only earlier that day that PSG gave the Brazilian a grand welcome into the club, to city, at Parc des Princes, ahead of their league opener against Amiens. He however, didn't play the game but instead watched the game from the stands as the capital club defeated Amiens by 2-0.

Aug 07, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower `wanted to kill soldier`: Source

In February, a man armed with a machete attacked four soldiers on patrol at Paris`s Louvre Museum, while in April another extremist shot and killed a policeman on the Champs Elysees.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Are you daredevil enough to zip-line off the iconic Eiffel Tower? WATCH breathtaking video

Well, daredevils have time and again tempted us by performing unimaginable stunts on various iconic building around the globe. And, interestingly, now is your time to join the league. Yes, a rare opportunity has come up for the adventure seekers were they can zip-line off the iconic Eiffel Tower.

Jun 06, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Watch - World’s tallest railway bridge taller than Eiffel Tower being built in India

A railway bridge taller than Eiffel Tower is being built across the Chenab river in Jammu & Kashmir. It is being built at a cost of Rs 1,100 crore and is slated to complete by 2019.

May 10, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

World's tallest rail bridge in J&K to be taller than Eiffel Tower: 14 developments

The bridge is currently under construction over the Chenab river.

May 07, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

World's tallest rail bridge soon over river Chenab in J&K

India will soon boast the world's tallest railway bridge, construction of which is on in full swing, over the river Chenab in the hostile terrain of Jammu and Kashmir.

May 07, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Eiffel Tower stunt exposes security concern on eve of French election

Security was stepped up at the Eiffel Tower on Friday ahead of Sunday`s presidential election in France after Greenpeace activists scaled the Paris landmark and hung out a big political banner.

May 05, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Railway bridge, taller than Eiffel Tower, over Chenab River to come up by 2019

Designed to withstand wind speeds of upto 260 km per hour, the 1.315 km long "engineering marvel" will connect Bakkal (Katra) and Kauri (Srinagar).

May 03, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Eiffel Tower goes dark to pay tribute to St Petersburg victims

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Apr 05, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

London attack: France's iconic Eiffel Tower goes dark to pay tribute to victims

The lights of the iconic Eiffel Tower were turned off at midnight to pay respect for the victims of Wednesday's vehicle and knife attack in Westminster in the United Kingdom.

Mar 23, 2017, 10:04 AM IST

Eiffel Tower to get bullet-proof glass wall

A bullet-proof glass wall is to be built around the base of the Eiffel Tower as part of a plan to provide extra protection against terrorist attacks at one of the worlds most famous landmarks.

Feb 10, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Eiffel Tower closed for 4th day, ruining honeymoon plans

The strike comes as Paris is struggling to revive tourism after a string of deadly attacks, floods, and polluted air.

Dec 16, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

Eiffel Tower goes dark in solidarity with people of Aleppo

France turned off the famed lights of the iconic Eiffel Tower on Wednesday as a gesture of solidarity with civilians in Aleppo where renewed fighting put at risk a truce deal to evacuate people and rebel fighters.

Dec 15, 2016, 10:17 AM IST