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Peace hangs by a thread in ethnically-volatile Assam (News Analysis)

July 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) The recent ethnic flare-up in Assam that killed 58 and displaced hundreds of thousands of people not only shook the governments in both the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Zealand’s focus is on Indian business travellers

April 29th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A new approach focusing on increasing the number of Indian business travellers to New Zealand has been adopted by the country's tourism board, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese city eyes more Western tourists

March 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 8 (IANS) China's picturesque Hangzhou city has showcased its beautiful landscapes and cultural charm at an international travel expo here in a bid to attract more European ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prince Charles warns that monoculturalism is killing rural communities

March 15th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Prince Charles has warned that the British countryside risks being ruined by monoculturalism, and that if society continues to spurn village pubs and traditional crafts, it will end ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Potato Santa Clause Launched Into Space By Children

November 19th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After several astronauts, guess whose turn was it to make a visit to the space? It was none other than Santa Clause, to make his first ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese man to swim 750 miles down Yangtze River to see Shanghai World Expo!

July 9th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A Chinese man has started on his feat of swimming 750-mile down the polluted Yangtze River from his home in Wuhan to visit the World Expo in Shanghai. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhutan hopes SAARC summit would boost tourism

April 26th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Thimpu, April 25 (IANS) Bhutan hopes the upcoming 16th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) here will help revive the country's jaded tourism industry. For the first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tourists arrival gives boost to J-K economy

December 29th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhattSrinagar, Dec 29 (ANI) : As the winter chill sets in Jammu and Kashmir tourists both domestic and international are flocking the picturesque valley in large numbers giving a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

British princes launch South African charity motorbike rally

October 18th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 18 (DPA) Britain's Princes William, 26, and Harry, 24, started a 1,700-km rally in aid of charity through South Africa Saturday.The two set off from Port Edward on the east ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Grand Canyon formed more than 50 million years earlier than previously thought

April 10th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): A new research has challenged the long-held belief that the Grand Canyon in the US was carved by the Colorado River about six million years ago, with ... Read more...

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