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

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

Omicron Scare: How To Get Travel Insurance With Covid Cover?

Dec 07, 2021 Meghna Maiti

With the Omicron variant spreading, travelling abroad or within India has again become uncertain. Here’s how you can get insurance to cover the uncertainty of quarantines and cancellations.


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

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.

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

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


PM Modi To Inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport Today

The event will be attended by the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and a 125-member delegation which will include 110 Buddhist monks.

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21 August, 2021

Taj Mahal To Reopen For Night Viewing From Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Taj Mahal had remained closed for night viewing for over a year due to Covid-19.


13 August, 2021

10 August, 2021

Himachal Pradesh's Covid Clock Ticking Again With Positivity Rate At 1.9%

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur has called a special cabinet meeting today in view of the rising cases of Covid-19 in the state.


25 July, 2021

New Covid-19 Variants Affect Europe’s Summer Tourism Industry

Associated Press (AP)

International tourist arrivals to Europe last year plunged by nearly 70%, and for the first five months of this year, they're down 85%, according to UN World Tourism Organisation figures.


19 July, 2021

Now You Won’t Be Allowed To Sit On The Benches At Ridge And Mall Road In Shimla; Here’s Why

Ashwani Sharma

Senior citizens and ailing persons are, however, exempted to rest at benches selectively relocated near the Christ Church and Mall Road.


17 July, 2021

Uttarakhand To Be Leading State In Tourism By 2027, Says CM Dhami

Outlook Web Bureau

The chief minister said 100 per cent vaccination will be done in the state in the next three to four months.


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16 July, 2021

Canada Could Start Allowing Fully Vaccinated Americans By Mid-August

Associated Press (AP)

Trudeau noted Canada continues to lead G20 countries in vaccination rates with approximately 80% of eligible Canadians vaccinated with their first dose and over 50% of eligible Canadians fully vaccinated.


16 July, 2021

Covid Explained: Latest Travel Guidelines And Protocols For Domestic Passengers

Outlook Web Bureau

While Maharashtra has revoked the need of a negative RT-PCR report, Goa has made it mandatory to carry one.


15 July, 2021

Armed Punjab Tourists Coming With Swords A New Threat In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

Director-General of Police Sanjay Kundu said extending hospitality doesn't mean compromise law and order in Himachal Pradesh.


12 July, 2021

Dharamshala Flash Floods: Himachal Issues Tourist Advisory Amid Rescue Operations

Ashwani Sharma

Dharamshala had recorded 79.4 mm of rainfall within 12 hours against the normal rainfall of 21.2 mm, causing sudden flash floods and disruption of the roads.


12 July, 2021

Pilgrimage, Tourism Potential Super Spreaders For Covid Third Wave: IMA

Outlook Web Bureau

Global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that ‘the third wave is inevitable and imminent,’ Indian Medical Association said.


11 July, 2021

Mussoorie: Nearly 2000 Tourist Vehicles Sent Back Amid Covid Scare

Outlook Web Bureau

After videos of hundreds of tourists seen together in Kempty Fall without wearing masks went viral, the number of tourists bathing at a time in the fall has been limited to 50.


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11 July, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Tourist Arrivals Drop To 35% After Centre's Warning

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh Police on Sunday announced the deployment of additional force from six armed police battalions to handle crowds in tourist locations.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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