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Madhya Pradesh bags best tourism award

February 29th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has bagged the best state award at the National Tourism Awards presented by President Pratibha Patil in the capital Wednesday.While Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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President to present national tourism awards

February 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Wednesday give away national tourism awards to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, officials said Monday. The ... Read more...

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Restore Yamuna’s health to protect Taj: Agra MP

November 27th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 26 (IANS) Agra MP Ram Shankar Katheria, who was recently in the spotlight for warning the Taj Mahal would collapse in five years, Saturday announced he would stage ... Read more...

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St. Joseph’s students sweep varsity quiz contest

July 21st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), July 21 (IANS) Four bright students of St. Joseph's High School in this heritage city Thursday emerged winners and runners-up in the multi-city, inter-school quiz competition 'IGNITE 2011' ... Read more...

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Two held in Mysore for raping Australian tourist

June 27th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 27 (IANS) Two young men were arrested Monday for allegedly raping an Australian tourist last week in a lodge at Channapatna, about 84 km from here, a police ... Read more...

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Mysore’s rogue tuskers whisked away to Bandipur forest

June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) The Karnataka wildlife division Thursday transhipped to the Bandipur reserve forest area the two elephants which trampled one person and a cow to death at Mysore ... Read more...

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Train to Khajuraho and more: Rail budget brings cheer to Agra

February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) At last tourists from Agra will now be able to take a train to Khajuraho, the historic heritage city in Madhya Pradesh. According to the new railway ... Read more...

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A civic-conscious couple seeks to make Delhi poster free

January 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Cindrella Thawani New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) It all began with an idea to remove soggy, half-peeled posters that made walls around his home look ugly after the rains. And now, ... Read more...

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Sudarsan wins people’s choice prize in Canada (With Images)

September 8th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (IANS) Orissa based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Lord Ganesha won the people's choice prize at the Canadian National Exhibition's first international sand sculpting competition. Pattnaik was the only ... Read more...

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Banish power cuts in Taj city: Mughal descendant

July 10th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 10 (IANS) Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, the self-proclaimed great grandson of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, Saturday demanded improvements in Agra's power situation and direct international flights to the Taj ... Read more...

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Metro service connecting Delhi, Gurgaon starts

June 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Metro rail service on the 14.47 km Gurgaon-New Delhi route started Monday morning, ending the long wait of commuters for an effective transport system connecting this ... Read more...

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Sovan Chatterjee to be new Kolkata mayor (Lead)

June 6th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Sovan Chatterjee, a longtime loyalist of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, will be the new mayor of Kolkata, the newly elected party councillors of the city civic ... Read more...

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Relief for Lalit Modi in Jaipur Haveli case

April 28th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 28 (ANI): The Jaipur Sessions Court on Wednesday granted relief to former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Midi in the Jaipur Haveli case.The case still rests with the Jaipur ... Read more...

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Varanasi tourism hopes to capitalise on Delhi Commonwealth Games

April 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish DubeVaranasi, Apr 24 (ANI): Tourism and hospitality sectors in Varanasi are hoping to capitalise October 2010 Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi.Tourists and devotees throng the holy city, every ... Read more...

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Agra to get facelift before Games

March 13th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) The city of Taj is set to get a new look ahead of the Commonwealth Games in October during which around one million tourists are expected to visit ... Read more...

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Sidhy seeks heritage status for Amritsar

December 13th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Amritsar Lok Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday urged the government to grant heritage status to Punjab's Sikh holy city Amritsar. "Amritsar is a city of historical, cultural and ... Read more...

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October 26th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
ALADINCASTAmitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline FernandesCREWProduced by- Eros International and Bound Script PicturesDirected by- Sujoy GhoshMusic– Vishal ShekharCinematography- Shirsha RayVisual Effects– EyeQube Studios (An Eros International Company)Production Design– Sabu ... Read more...

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Citizens demand heritage city status for Agra

April 17th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 17 (IANS) Ahead of the polls, several citizens' groups have asked candidates of various political parties to support their demand for heritage city status to Agra visited by ... Read more...

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