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KVIC adopts Jagatpur village in Delhi for Swachhata Abhiyaan; next drive planned at Mumbai’s Juhu Beach

Khadi and Village Industries Commission leading a sanitation drive in Delhi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has adopted Jagatpur village in Delhi for its Swachhata Abhiyaan. The sanitation drive by KVIC began with a plantation drive and ended with cleanliness drive along the bank of the Yamuna river.  Speaking to the villagers, KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena said that he was enthused with their response. He said that with ...

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PM to add spark @ 4th International Yoga Day Celebrations in Dehradun; World joins in to celebrate IDY 2018

International Yoga Day Celebrations in Dehradun

India’s recent gift to the World in form of International Yoga Day, surely seems to have caught the global attention it so deserves and promises world the best way to stay in good health and enjoy utmost comfort and wellness benefits. Due credit goes to Prime Minister Modi to have proposed the UN the International Yoga Day and having mentored it to ...

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PM Modi adds spark to India’s fitness challenge; challenges Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy-Table Tennis Player Manika Batra and senior IPS fraternity

IDY 2018

Small-Small drops, all counts up to form a massive force when it joins the ocean! In today’s social media and online inclined world – there are ways of pushing through meaningful message, and yes here we are not taking of Fake News that social media has become so notoriously prone to! India love cricket and our Prime Minister Modi is known to ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission expands to Ten new Swachh Iconic Places spread across eight states; advantage Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

third phase of Swachh Iconic Places

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); and Kanvashram (Uttarakhand) have been taken up under Phase III of the flagship project Swachh Iconic Places ...

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Thailand gains most as Indians rush for Summer Holidays 2018 peak in May-June: Report

Data compiled by Criteo  shows that Indians Booking for overseas travel mostly peaks around May-June and Thailand remains among the top destination in recent past. With 9th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) will be held in Bangkok from 22nd - 24th June, 2018- no wonder Thailand is in for a splendid 2018 season as far as India as a source market is concerned!

Criteo, the leading commerce marketing technology company, reveals that Indian holidaymakers aren’t just dreaming of the perfect getaway during summer break – they’re booking them too! Criteo’s recent travel report provides an overview of travel bookings made between April & June for the year 2017 and draws comparison with April – May 2018. The report revealed that Thailand is the most ...

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Thomas Cook India adds UAE Dirham to its multi currency Borderless Prepaid Card

Abu Dhabi and India as source market

Thomas Cook India leverages UAE growth opportunity Traditionally, Indians had been pro-cash, when it comes to splurging on memorable overseas visits. In fact, the overseas Tourism Boards had been so bemused at their inability to capture the actual spend by India overseas visitors, who are among the best spenders, to make more efficient tourism promotion strategies to attract more of Indian ...

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National Awards conferred on Best Performing Self Help Groups under DAY – National Rural Livelihood Mission

Deendayal Antayodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY- NRLM)

Genuine Self Help Groups are crucial to taking fruits of economic development and modern living to the distant remote corners of India and deserve due credit and acknowledgement for the same. Acting in the said direction, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar on 11 June 2018 conferred the National Awards on Best Performing Self Help Groups ...

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WCD on eve of International Yoga Day 2018 highlights Yoga @ workplace adds to health and productivity: Are Modern day HR’s listening?

International Yoga Day 2018: #YogaFor9to5

Women now have even more reasons to participate in the International Yoga Day 2018, as Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched ‘#YogaFor9to5’: A contest focused on generating awareness regarding benefits of Yoga at Workplace for Women. The said contest invites self-demonstration Videos & Pictures of Yoga Asanas being practiced during office hours. “The idea is to make people aware ...

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‘No one can fail to be impressed by Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans’; ranked among worlds best hotels

With 72-villa resort is set amidst 46 acres of jungle, forests and mangroves- TAJ EXOTICA RESORT & SPA, ANDAMANS is a real luxurious attraction awaiting discerning travellers from all over the world.

The recently launched Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans bagged the highly sought after place on Condé Nast Traveller UK’s annual Hot List 2018. In line with the company’s reputation of pioneering new destinations, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans is the first luxury resort to open in the Andaman Islands; putting the relatively undiscovered archipelago on the global map. Located ...

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Reunion Island up with new marketing strategies, innovative campaigns for Indian market

For discerning Indian travellers- Reunion Islands as several ultimate experiences lined up!

For Reunion Island, India ranks among top among all 10 other countries in visitor arrivals in during the first quarter of 2017 in the country. It had registered a substantial growth of 175.5% from the Indian market in the first quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period last year, according to the official statistics shared by Airport Roland Garros, Reunion ...

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India outbound sees spike in Russia travel as Indian Football Fans make a bee line for FIFA?

FIFA 2018 has got Indian Outbound Tourists make a bee line to visit Russia. India Russia Bilateral Ties to grow on back of people to people contact.

Its a classic case-study of growth in bilateral ties between India and Russia. At one hand, post the recent visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Russia, Indian Cabinet released of Joint Stamps between Department of Posts, India and Russia Post (Joint-Stock Company “MARKA” of Russian Federation) to establish postal cooperation and strive towards mutually beneficial operational excellence in ...

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Tourism to be driver of sustainability growth need relook at policies: UNWTO Report

Tourism as a driver of Sustainable Development require change in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour.

In line with its vision of advancing sustainability through tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released its flagship publication ‘Tourism for Development’ in Brussels on 6 June during the European Development Days (EDD), and called for greater awareness of sustainability in tourism policies and business practices as well as in tourist behaviour. Tourism for Development’ provides concrete recommendations on how ...

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