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5 Places In Kochi Where History Breathes

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India is ready to brace the shivery winter season. Winter vacation is round the corner and it is time to go out and start the New Year with high spirits. In terms of tourism, India has no dearth of options when it comes to enjoying the winter vacations. Here, we bring the top 5 cities …

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism formulated the guidelines for approval /re-approval of Online Travel Aggregators (OTA’s). These guidelines for approval /re-approval of OTA’s have been devised to ensure that there are adequate safeguards against deficiency of service, alternate arrangements if needed and punitive deterrence. This is a voluntary scheme open to bona fide online …

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New Delhi: Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme, the government sanctioned 73 projects with Central financial assistance for Rs 5,873.26 crores covering 30 States/UT Administrations. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons mentioned that the sanction of new projects under Swadesh Darshan scheme is a continuous process. Projects …

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New Delhi: The Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India on medical visa during 2016 and 2017 were estimated at 4, 27, 014 and 4, 95, 056 respectively, registering a positive growth of 15.9%. Medical Tourism holds immense potential for India. The Indian systems of medicines, viz. Ayurveda, Yoga, Panchakarma, Rejuvenation Therapy, etc., are among the …

New Delhi: The Government of India has identified 15 sites under the Development of Ayodhya –Ramayana Circuit theme in Uttar Pradesh (2017-18) and has sanctioned Rs 133.31 crores for the mega project. Ramayana Circuit is one of the fifteen thematic circuits identified for development under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of Ministry of Tourism. The Ministry …

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Bangalore: South India is known for its lush green scenic beauty, placid lakes, serene beaches, and sublime sunsets. Karnataka’s Chikmagalur district touts itself as a unique tourist destination. It is the place where coffee was cultivated for the very first time in India. Located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, the town with its …

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New Delhi:  Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism K. J. Alphons, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, said that for development of tourism infrastructure in the country, his Ministry has sanctioned Rs 727.16 crores Under PRASHAD Scheme 41 religious sites in the country. The scheme- a Heritage Augmentation Drive and Swadesh Darshan – Integrated …

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism sanctioned the project “Development of Ahmedabad- Rajkot- Porbandar-Bardoli- Dandi” in Gujarat under Heritage Circuit theme of ‘Swadesh Darshan’ scheme in the year 2016-17. The cost of the project is Rs.93.48 crore. The components sanctioned for Dandi under the above project include Tourist Facilitation Centre, Site Illumination, Development of Parking, …

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Badami: India is a country where history breathes. The country has many ancient cities that preserve its historical heritage. Karnataka’s Badami is one of the richest towns in terms of hoisting its historical significance.  Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a Taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot. It …

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New Delhi: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio inaugurated “Development of Tribal Circuit: Peren Kohima-Wokha Project” at Kisama Heritage Village in Nagaland. This is the first project to be implemented in the state under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Union Minister of State for Tourism KJ Alphons and Advisor for Tourism, …

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