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Himachal Pradesh Is 'Moo'ving Toward Cow Tourism In Bid To Conserve Local Breeds

Jan 04, 2022 Ashwani Sharma

Several 'cow sanctuaries' have been planned across Himachal Pradesh in a bid to conserve and preserve indigenous cows and bulls of the state with plans to turn these spots into tourist attractions in the near future.

Rajasthan: Light and sound shows set up at five tourist places to promote tourism

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Gehlot said development work is being done at all major religious and tourist places in the state. Besides, new circuits to encourage religious, wildlife, tribal and desert tourism are being promoted, he said.

Move Over Goa, Maharashtra's Alibaugh Is The Next Hit Tourist Destination Of India

This scenic coastal town, Alibaug, located 100 km to the south of Mumbai in western India has emerged as the Haute spot for investments in real estate.

It Is Not The Alps But Kashmir's Skiing Capital, Gulmarg For The Luxury Travellers This Year

Dec 23, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Nestled in the midst of snowclad mountains, and slopes of pine, Gulmarg has been a forever favourite among international travellers; however this year, there would be more Indians.

Yearender 2021: Tourists Rush To 'Chill' In Goa As North India Freezes In Cold Wave

With the North of India caught in the worst cold wave of the season, tourists' focus is now on Goa, India’s numero uno travel destination.

20 December, 2021

'National Tourism Day' Main Event At Telangana's Pochampally On Jan 25: Kishan Reddy

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As part of 'National Tourism Day', seminars, cultural events and other programmes will be organised, he said.

15 December, 2021

Himachal Govt To Privatise Four ADB-Funded Tourism Properties, Cong Says 'Himachal On Sale'

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal tourism: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who holds the tourism portfolio, was not present in the House when the Opposition staged a walk-out.

13 December, 2021

Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

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Addressing a gathering near the temple, Patnaik said the state government is committed to providing better medical care to the public and in this regard, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card is the best gift for the people of the coastal state.

29 November, 2021

Union Tourism Ministry Reveals That National Policy on Tourism Will Be Finalised Soon

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The Indian Tourism Mart which aims to showcase Northeast region as a tourist hotspot as well as boost its tourism potential as a part of government's 'look east policy,' is a way for the centre to perceive the potential of the sector.

29 November, 2021

ATOAI official: North East Has The Potential To Become Adventure Tourism Capital Of India

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Advisor to Chief Minister of Nagaland, Abu Metha stressed the need for a combined effort from the eight North Eastern states to make the region a global tourism destination.

27 November, 2021

Kerala Tourism Launches STREET Project

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In a pioneering initiative to take tourism deep into the state’s interiors and rural hinterland, Kerala Tourism will launch the 'STREET’ project in select spots in seven districts, which would help visitors experience the diversity of offerings in these locales.


27 October, 2021

Kerala Makes Registration Mandatory For Adventure Tourism Activities

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The Kerala government has made registration mandatory for service providers in the Adventure Tourism sector to ensure quality and safety.

20 October, 2021

PM Modi Inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport, Says 'New Energy' In Aviation Sector

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Kushinagar is the final resting place of Gautama Buddha where he attained Mahaparinirvana after his death and is among the most important pilgrim spots for Buddhists.

10 October, 2021

Famous Temples See Massive Pilgrim Footfall, Covid Fears Knock At Himachal Doors

Ashwani Sharma

A let-off in Covid cases since the peak of the second wave has already seen a big spike in tourist inflow to the state over the past couple of months, a trend referred to as ‘revenge travel’.

30 September, 2021

Australian Wildlife Tour Operator Survives Crocodile Attack

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Sean Dearly was attacked on the Adelaide River, renowned for its 'jumping crocodiles' that rise vertically from the water to snatch chicken carcasses dangled from long poles of tourist cruise boats.

17 September, 2021

Punjab Cabinet Approved Rules To Promote MSMEs, Puts In Place Mechanism To Mitigate Delayed Payments

Harish Manav

The Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday approved the Punjab Micro and Small Enterprises Facilitation Councils Rules, 2021 under Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006, to facilitate promotion, development and competitiveness of MSMEs.

13 September, 2021

Delhi CM Kejriwal Inaugurates Revamped Chandni Chowk Stretch; To Allow Street Food Joints Till Midnight

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Arvind Kejriwal said earlier broken roads, dangling wires, traffic congestion were synonymous with Chandni Chowk but now it has become beautiful and aesthetically appealing.


11 September, 2021

Lahaul-Spiti Imposes Entry Fee For Tourists Coming Via Rohtang Tunnel

Ashwani Sharma

This is the first time Himachal Pradesh has chosen to impose an entry fee in the high altitude tribal district witnessing a massive influx of tourists after commissioning of the Rohtang Tunnel.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz