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Munnar

Breathtaking scenery amid thriving tea plantations Munnar is a haven of peace and harmony. This incredibly beautiful hill town is positioned at a height of 6000ft in the Idukki district… Read more »

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar

Parsekar firm on Chapora eco-tourism project

PANAJI: Notwithstanding opposition from the locals, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has announced that proposed Rs 100-crore eco-tourism development project at Chapora River in North Goa would not be stalled…. Read more »

Visitors at the cemetery of Trinity Church photograph the grave of Alexander Hamilton, in New York's Financial District. Interest in historic sites associated with Hamilton has increased thanks to the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.”

Historic sites get visitors thanks to ‘Hamilton’

NEW YORK: Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about. Fans… Read more »

Srinagar Airport

Evening flights start from Srinagar Airport

SRINAGAR: Now travelers can take an evening flight from Srinagar to Delhi, with the norms being relaxed in this regard. The first evening flight of GoAir was flagged off by… Read more »

More terrorists being neutralised, says Parrikar

More terrorists being neutralized, says Parrikar

BENGALURU: Defense Minister Manohar Parikkar today said the increased number of terrorist encounters show that the country’s intelligence has “increased” and counter terrorist network is “tightening”. “More encounters means –… Read more »

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Valley of Flowers

Sprawling region glistens like a colorful carpet A sprawling expanse of 87 square kilometers in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, Valley of Flowers is set in the backdrop of the… Read more »

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Hemkund Sahib

Breathtaking lake holy for Sikhs & Hindus Hemkund Sahib (also spelled Hemkunt), known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib Ji, is a Sikh place of worship and pilgrimage site in Chamoli… Read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing at the inauguration of 65th Plenary Session of North East Council, in Shillong.

Tourism can be biggest employer in NE: PM

SHILLONG: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said adventure tourism can emerge as the biggest employer in the north east region and urged the states concerned for its development and promotion…. Read more »

Nikesh Arora

SoftBank’s Nikesh Arora receives pay package of $73 million

TOKYO: Nikesh Arora, the India-born president and COO of Japanese telecom giant SoftBank, received a pay package of about USD 73 million (Rs 500 crore) in the fiscal year ended… Read more »

Mussoorie

Mussoorie

Favorite pastime gliding up and down the Mall Mussoorie, like other hill resorts in India, came into existence in the 1820s or thereabouts, when the families of British colonials began… Read more »

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Jet offers more Mumbai-Singapore seats

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways will offer 50 per cent more seats to the fliers on the Mumbai-Singapore route from next month by deploying a higher seating-capacity aircraft amid the rapidly… Read more »

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Bhimtal

Enormous lake with an island at center Bhimtal is a popular tourist destination located in the Nainital district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located at an altitude… Read more »

Tourists to shell out more to see Taj

Tourists to shell out more to see Taj

AGRA: Entry charges to Taj Mahal and other monuments in Agra circle have been hiked by the Archaeological Survey of India with effect from today. ASI officials said the domestic… Read more »

Taj Mahal sees drop in foreign tourists arrival

Taj Mahal sees drop in foreign tourists arrival

NEW DELHI: There has been a constant fall in the number of foreign tourists visiting Taj Mahal over the last few years though the government has undertaken various steps to… Read more »

Vibrant Gujarat International Travel Mart underway

Vibrant Gujarat International Travel Mart underway

GANDHINAGAR: With an aim to promote Gujarat as tourist destinations, the fourth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat International Travel Mart was inaugurated here today at Mahatma Mandir here. Chief Minister… Read more »

India mulling easing visa for ASEAN to boost Buddhist tourism

India mulling easing visa for ASEAN to boost Buddhist tourism

BANGKOK: India today said it is considering liberalizing visa for the 10-member ASEAN to boost Buddhist tourist arrivals due to links of “shared heritage” including spread of Buddhism across parts… Read more »

Name and shame countries which support terrorism India

Name and shame countries which support terrorism: India

JAIPUR: India today said that countries which support terrorism must be named and shamed, asserting the need for united efforts to combat terror. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar while stating this… Read more »

India is Dubai's number one source market for tourists

India is Dubai’s number one source market for tourists

DUBAI: For the first time, India is Dubai’s number one source market for foreign tourists with over 1.6 million Indians visiting the emirate in 2015, according to new figures. Despite… Read more »

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Kanchipuram

Seat of Shankaracharya & a thousand temples Kanchipuram is one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in India and the seat of the Shankaracharya. The temple city is situated… Read more »

A worker staffs a food booth at the Little Saigon Night Market at the Asian Garden Mall in Westminster, Calif.

Asian night markets bring taste of old & new

WESTMINSTER, CA: Beneath the giant red sign illuminating the Asian Garden Mall in Southern California, slabs of jumbo, white squid are seared on a smoky grill. Nearby, children pluck fried… Read more »