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Government mulling visa-on-arrival scheme for 10 more countries


September 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday the government was in the final stages of consultations on allowing visas on arrival to citizens of another ... Read more...

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Sahai denies nepotism in coal block allocations (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Friday denied allegations of nepotism and wrongdoing in coal block allocations but admitted he had written to Prime ... Read more...

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PM can’t evade responsibility in coal block allocation: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cannot evade his responsibility in the coal block allocations and must quit, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahay denies involvement in coal allocation (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his ... Read more...

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BJP is maligning me: Subodh Kant Sahay


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was maligning him over the coal blocks allocation."The BJP is ... Read more...

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Private doctors on warpath in uterus removal scam


August 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will ... Read more...

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UP to develop Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu religious circuits


July 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments Saturday announced their "serious willingness" to undertake a host of measures to shore up tourism in the state.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Of an Indian double agent: A true-to-life thriller (Book Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Escape to Nowhere: Story of an Indian Espionage Agent"; Author: Amar Bhushan, Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 332; Price: Rs.299 In May 2004 a tsunami hit the Research and Analysis Wing ... Read more...

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AJSU wins Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate Navin Jaiswal won the Hatia assembly by-poll by a margin of over 11,500 votes, defeating the BJP, Congress and ... Read more...

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A slice of today’s India, Dibakar’s ‘Shanghai’ must watch (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Cast: Prosenjeet Chatterjee, Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Supriya Pathak and Farooque Shaikh; Director: Dibakar Banerjee; Rating: *** 1/2Watching "Shanghai" is revisiting your daily local newspaper, full of ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh ... Read more...

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Reliance Life Insurance wins national award


June 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, a part of Reliance Capital, Wednesday said it has received a national award from the Quality Council of India (QCI) for ... Read more...

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Whom to support for Hatia by-poll? JMM to decide May 28


May 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), a key ruling alliance partner in Jharkhand, will decide Monday on supporting either of its two alliance partners for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Petrol hike hits Congress in Hatia


May 24th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The petrol price hike has put the Congress in Jharkhand in an embarrassing situation ahead of the June 15 Hatia assembly byelection.The poll process began ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s ruling alliance to face each other in Hatia by-poll


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Candidates of the two major parties of Jharkhand's ruling alliance - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) ... Read more...

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Two killed, two injured in wall collapses


May 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Two people, including a 25-year-old woman, were killed while two injured in two separate wall collapses in the capital, police said Sunday.Abhishek, 20, a resident ... Read more...

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Double tourist inflow, Sahay urges northeastern states


April 10th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Tuesday asked the northeastern states to step up their efforts to bring in more foreign and domestic tourists to ... Read more...

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Odisha kidnapping will have no impact on tourism: Sahay


March 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subadh Kant Sahay Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals by Maoists in Odisha will not have any adverse impact on tourism ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Air Arabia bags Indian award


December 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 28 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the low-cost airline from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has bagged the award for best low-cost international carrier at the Travel Agents ... Read more...

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‘Clean India’ campaign to boost tourism


December 20th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Tourism Ministry here Tuesday launched 'Clean India' campaign, after a survey conducted in some selected tourist destinations by the ministry revealed hygiene and sanitation ... Read more...

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‘Ladies vs…’ average, earns Rs.16.54 cr in opening weekend


December 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma-starrer "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" made an average start and the romantic comedy, which got mixed reviews, has earned approximately ... Read more...

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Film shoots could boost tourism in India: Minister


November 26th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Film shooting could be a major growth for the tourism industry in India, union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Saturday, promising a tax reimbursement structure ... Read more...

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Pinjore heritage festival begins Dec 2


November 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The sixth Pinjore Heritage Festival will be organised Dec 2-4 at Yadvindra Gardens in Pinjore town of Haryana, an official announced here Sunday.Chief Parliamentary Secretary Ram ... Read more...

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Government to attact more tourists to northeast: Minister


November 19th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 18 (IANS) The tourism ministry has proposed a Rs.600 crore package under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) for developing tourism infrastructure to attract more tourists in the ... Read more...

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Poland remembers noted Hindi poet Agyeya


November 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 14 (IANS) Polish educationists have paid rich tributes to noted Hindi poet Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana, better known as "Agyeya", saying he was a "pioneer in modern Hindi literature ... Read more...

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IFFI to be part of Incredible India campaign: Official


November 12th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Films aside, the organisers of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) aim to leverage the top draw event to beef up international tourism inflows, making ... Read more...

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Koda booked for instigating prisoners


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, languishing in prison on charges of money laundering, was Wednesday slapped with yet another charge -- "instigating" inmates ... Read more...

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India hits out at ‘disproportionate’ travel advisories


October 25th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India Tuesday objected to advisories issued by the US and other countries that warned of heightened possibility of terror attacks during the Diwali festival season, ... Read more...

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Dasara ends in Karnataka with famed ‘Jumboo Savari’


October 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Oct 6 (IANS) Thousands of people from Karnataka, many parts of India and from abroad were enthralled Thursday by the 'jumboo savari', or elephant procession, in this city of ... Read more...

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‘Force’ scores over other films at box office


October 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham's cuts and bruises in "Force" seem to have worked wonders on the box-office. The film opened very well and has ... Read more...

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India to focus on building tourism infrastructure: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The tourism ministry proposes to use additional funds it has been allotted under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) for developing tourism infrastructure to attract ... Read more...

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India to host Global Tourism Mart


September 8th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Thursday announced a global travel and tourism mart in the country by February to push the booming travel trade ... Read more...

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India, Israel to enhance tourism cooperation


September 5th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation in wellness, spiritual and religious tourism sectors, Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Monday.The decision to increase ... Read more...

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