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Chandy to unveil campaign on Bekal Fort May 10

May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy would May 10 unveil a tourism campaign on the 17th century Bekal Fort in Kasargode district, a minister said Thursday.Tourism Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Maldives proposes presidential polls in 2013

April 18th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Male, April 18 (IANS) The Maldivian government Wednesday proposed a presidential election in July 2013, three months prior to the earlier schedule.Abbas Adil Riza, spokesperson for the President's Office here, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives, India worried (Lead)

February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The dramatic transfer of power in the Maldives has ripped the mask off a placid tourist paradise with sun-drenched beaches and global jetsetters. Behind ... Read more...

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Behind ‘coup’: Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives

February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) While the debate rages on whether the resignation of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was voluntary or a coup, there is a larger churning going ... Read more...

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Monte-Carlo SBM to open beach club off UAE coast

November 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 13 (IANS/WAM) Monaco-based hospitality giant Monte-Carlo SBM will open a beach club for the tourists on the Sasdiyat Island off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The luxury ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Who wouldn’t want Mauritius trip: Cherie Blair at poverty meet

September 24th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) "Who wouldn't want a trip to Mauritius," said Cherie Blair, wife of former British premier Tony Blair, while attending a summit in New York on world poverty. Mauritius Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India might prohibit tiger-tourism in near future

April 28th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): India is contemplating putting a stop to tiger tourism in the wake of heightened fears regarding the sustainability of the species in the present scenario.Unlike the sprawling ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unregulated tourism posing threat to tigers: Jairam Ramesh

April 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Unregulated tourism near wildlife habitats in the country is posing a great threat to tigers and the environment ministry has taken up the matter with the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New York Times’ Carlos Slim romancing Queen Noor of Jordan?

July 9th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 9 (ANI): Mexican businessman Carlos Slim is rumoured to be romancing Queen Noor of Jordan.The claim made by culture blog, says Slim, 69, "has been involved in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maldives sinking? Searches for a new home

November 11th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Nov 11 (IANS) Fears of global warming are haunting the Maldives with its new president indicating that the Indian Ocean island country will not shy away from buying "land somewhere" that ... Read more...

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Changes in Cuba spark frustration and hope

April 5th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by admin
By Silvia Ayuso Havana, April 5 (DPA) With their noses stuck to the shop window, a group of Cubans stared at shiny electronic appliances whose sale had just been liberalised by the government: ... Read more...

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Cubans can now stay in island’s luxury resorts

April 1st, 2008 - 1:31 am ICT by admin
DPA Havana, March 31 (DPA) Cubans are now allowed to lodge in the communist island's luxury hotels and resorts, the latest move in the lifting of commercial restrictions since Raul Castro became president ... Read more...

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