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Shaolin Temple monks take on tourist guide’s role

March 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Monks at the famous Buddhist monastery Shaolin Temple in China are endeavouring to make a visit to the holy site a joy for all. A part ... Read more...

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China’s national TV draws $2 bn ad auction bids

November 9th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) The annual advertisement auction by China's sole national TV station has drawn record bids totalling 14.26 billion yuan (over $2 billion).These record bids by the China ... Read more...

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Myanmar seeks more foreign investment in hotel sector

August 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 21 (IANS) Myanmar is seeking more foreign investments in the hotel sector to promote its tourism industry, the government said Sunday.Over $655 million have been injected in 21 ... Read more...

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Rishikesh, Ladakh - the new getaway for adventure seekers (With Images)

June 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Not so long ago Rishikesh, set in the foothills of the lower Himalayas and a site which witnesses the entry of the holy Ganga into ... Read more...

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Egyptian ex-minister sentenced to five years in jail

May 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egypt's former tourism minister Zuheir Garranah was sentenced to five years in jail Tuesday for illegally issuing licences to tourism companies, state TV said.Garranah is the ... Read more...

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Vikrant maritime museum proposal to be revived

October 5th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The proposal to convert the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant into a maritime museum is expected to be revived soon with fresh tenders for the project, a top ... Read more...

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Big Olympic Honour for Akshay Kumar

November 12th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akshay Kumar is the only star from the Global Entertainment Industry to carry the Olympic Torch.One of the biggest honours that the country has ever seen is soon to be bestowed ... Read more...

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Russia courts Indian tourists

February 17th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Russia - like most other countries - is courting Indian tourists, who are now among the most high-spending of international travelers. The delegation, comprising representatives of eight ... Read more...

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