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Amritsar to join Green Pilgrim Cities movement


October 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar in India will join the Green Pilgrim Cities Network aimed at greening pilgrimage to be launched in Assisi, Italy, from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Franco’s remains may be exhumed


October 10th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 10 (IANS/AKI) Spain may dig up the remains of late dictator Francisco Franco to move them from a sprawling mausoleum to a cemetery, a news report said. A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa keen to promote tourism with Spain


July 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) More than 400 years after saint Francis Xavier spread Christianity in Goa after sailing from present day Spain, the Goa Tourism is keen to promote tourism ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhutan to help promote tourism in Bihar


May 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) Impressed by Bihar's changing image and development in the last few years, Bhutan is keen to sign a joint pact with the state to promote ... Read more...

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Hindu devotees embark on special journey to retrace ancient road to Puri


March 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.7 (ANI): Hundreds of Hindu devotees embarked on a spiritual journey on foot from Kolkata to Puri to retrace an ancient road that led to the sacred Jagannath temple.The temple dedicated ... Read more...

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UN-backed project to conserve Buddha’s birthplace underway


January 12th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 12 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists has begun a three-year survey, coordinated by the UNESCO, of the ruins of Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal.The survey on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan puts Buddhist tourism back on track


March 30th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Tourism in Pakistan, affected by Islamist violence since 9/11, is expected to get a boost with the promotion of the major Buddhist heritage site that cradled the first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China cuts Tibet-Nepal links ahead of uprising anniversary


March 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) Determined to prevent anti-China demonstrations in Tibet Wednesday, the 51st anniversary of a failed Tibetan uprising against Chinese annexation, Beijing has snapped most links between the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Western India’s largest temple trust computerised


June 12th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The country's second largest pilgrimage destination in western India - the Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan in Shegaon - has successfully computerised its temple trust. Pune-based IT service provider ... Read more...

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