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First Swadesh Darshan project in Sikkim ready to welcome discerning domestic tourists

Ministry of Tourism

K J Alphons inaugurates the First Swadesh Darshan project in K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Rangpo– Rorathang- Aritar- Phadamchen- Nathang-Sherathang- Tsongmo- Gangtok-Phodong- Mangan- Lachung-Yumthang- Lachen- Thangu-Gurudongmer- Mangan- Gangtok-Tuminlingee- Singtam” in the presence of Ugen T. Gyatso, Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Government of Sikkim in Gangtok, Sikkim on 31st January 2019. The ...

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GOA gears up for its vibrant global carnival starting March 2019

GOA CARNAVAL March 2019

Goa is gearing up for Carnaval 2019, which is one of the most awaited festivals of the year. Carnaval would begin on 2ndMarch starting from Panjim, 3rd March at Margao, 4th March  at Vasco and Ponda and 5th March at  Mapusa, Morjim and Curchorem. This year Carnaval is expected to be bigger with an increase in the number of  floats. ...

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India launches Asiatic Lion Conservation Project to help sustain Gir pride in its natural habitat

Gujarat Tourism

Asiatic lions that once ranged from Persia (Iran) to Palamau in Eastern India were almost driven to extinction by indiscriminate hunting and habitat loss. A single population of less than 50 lions persisted in the Gir forests of Gujarat by late 1890’s. With timely and stringent protection offered by the State Government and the Center Government, Asiatic lions have increased ...

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MHA approves new tourist and trekking routes in Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

Phyang Leh Ladakh

Buoyed by the success of many tourism initiatives under Prime Minister’s Development Package-2015, the Government of J&K has taken yet another leap by proposing to open up more tourists/trekking routes in the region of Ladakh with the aim of recapturing the glory, rich culture and beauty of the region. With the objective of giving fillip to the tourism sector and ...

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Cox & Kings powers ‘Tour to Feast’ to redefine Indian Culinary Tourism

unique culinary tours in India crafted by hand-picked food experts

Indian cuisine is as diverse as the country itself! Each state has a distinctive culinary journey that reflects the rich cultural identity and fascinating history of India.  Tour to Feast, powered by Cox & Kings was launched to introduce travelers to unique handcrafted delicious journeys across India’s most popular culinary destinations, with a slice of history. Each of these journeys is ...

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VP Inaugurates first international flight from Vijayawada to Singapore

Indigo

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has the potential to become global aviation hub for MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) in view of the growing aviation business, huge pool of engineering talent and low labour costs. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the first International Flight from Vijayawada to Singapore and laying foundation ...

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Post Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland is now ready to welcome tourist on Swadesh Darshan

Tribal Circuit: Peren-Kohima-Wokha Project”

“Development of Tribal Circuit:   Peren-Kohima-Wokha Project” will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, in the presence of  Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons and Advisor for Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Nagaland, H. Khehovi Yepthomi at Kisama Heritage Village in Nagaland. This is the first project to be implemented in the state under ...

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Telangana, Rajasthan, Lemon Tree Hotels, Montfort Centre for Education conferred National awards for Outstanding Work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs)

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2018, the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs) at a function in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  Thawarchand ...

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Hornbill Festival in Kohima inaugurated by Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Governor of Nagaland, P.B. Acharya

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the popular Hornbill Festival 2018 in Kohima on 1 December 2018, coinciding with the Formation Day of Nagaland. Addressing the gathering, the Union Minister said that the annual Hornbill Festival is a spectacular event showcasing the rich ancient culture and civilization of the people of Nagaland. It powerfully demonstrates the cultural diversity and civilisational unity of ...

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7th International Tourism Mart in Agartala, Tripura from 22nd – 24th November 2018

41 foreign delegates from 18 countries will participate in the 7th International Tourism Mart in Agartala, Tripura.
Seen in a file picture is - Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh at the North-East Students Festival, in New Delhi on September 08, 2018. Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, the Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Kumar Deb and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the Department of Tourism, Government of Tripura and the North Eastern States is organising the “International Tourism Mart” in Agartala, Tripura from the 22nd to 24th November 2018. The event will be held at the Pragna Bhawan, and will be inaugurated on 22nd November by the Governor of Tripura,  Kaptan Singh Solanki, in the ...

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Arunachal Pradesh ready to welcome domestic tourists under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema

Two important projects under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India were inaugurated at PTSO Lake in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh on 15 November 2018. These projects are “Development of North East Circuits: Bhalukpong- Bomdila – Tawang Project & Nafra- Seppa- Pappu, Pasa, Pakke Valleys- Sangdupota- New Sagalee- Ziro- Yomcha Project”. These projects were jointly inaugurated by the Union Minister ...

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Clean Air Week from 1st November to control pollution in Delhi

SMOG 2017 in Delhi

A Clean Air Week2018 would be organised from 01 to 05 November, 2018 in collaboration with the Government of Delhi and the four major NCR cities to control the air pollution. For this, 52 teams have been formed to ensure compliance and safety and take quick action. The teams will be jointly flagged off by Union Minister forEnvironment, Forest & ...

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