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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley

September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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South Asians more prone to knee arthritis: Expert

September 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Senior citizens in the Indian sub-continent suffer a 15 percent more severe attack of osteo-arthritis in their knee joints as compared to their counterpart Caucasians from ... Read more...

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All Goa churches soon to follow dress code

July 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) After Goa's oldest church, other churches in the state could soon follow suit and impose a rigid dress code for tourists visiting their premises.Fr Francisco Caldeira, ... Read more...

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After temples, Goa church wants strict code for tourists

June 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) A week after a popular temple here banned the entry of foreigners and scantily clad tourists, Goa's most renowned church Basilica of Bom Jesus is considering ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Kaziranga National Park

January 18th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Golaghat (Assam), Jan 18 (ANI): India's famous Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam has created a niche for itself, as thousands of tourists thronged the wildlife sanctuary most famous for the one-horned ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Srinagar, Shimla to enjoy first snowfall

December 31st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Shimla, Dec.31 (ANI): Scores of tourists thronged various hill stations in Srinagar and Shimla to enjoy the first snowfall of the season.Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the maiden snowfall of the season on ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to hilly resorts to celebrate New Year

December 30th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala/ Nainital, Dec.30 (ANI): Tourists from all across the country are flocking to hilly resorts of Dharamshala and Nainital in the hope of celebrating the New Year in pristine snow.Dharamsala is witnessing ... Read more...

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Women use dry grass to earn livelihood in Jharkhand village

October 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaDabanki (Jharkhand), Oct.7 (ANI): The poverty-ridden women of Dabanki village in Jharkhand make beautiful apparels and accessories with the help of dried grass and thus earn a decent livelihood.A ... Read more...

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Tourists flock Kerala lake for the famed boat race

August 14th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) Hundreds of tourists, including many from western countries, were gathered at the Punamada Lake here Saturday to witness Kerala's famed boat race, in which 16 snake ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Kufri to beat the heat

May 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, May 3 (ANI): As the mercury rises across northern India, Kufri in Shimla is attracting lots of tourists.The climate of Kufri is providing much-needed relief to many tourists who leave ... Read more...

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Historical Gupkar Road of Srinagar gets a facelift

April 18th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, April 18 (AN): The charm of enjoying a good time in Kashmir valley is being further enhanced for the tourists arriving here with the beautification of the historic Gupkar ... Read more...

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IPL set to boost tourism in Dharamsala

April 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala, Apr 15 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) has arrived in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamsala with two matches scheduled to be held in the town.However, it is not just ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russians should sunbathe, have fun, go back, says Goa BJP

March 8th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) Goa Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Laxmikant Parsenkar Monday said Russian tourists should "stay for two months, sunbathe, have fun, spend money and go back". The senior ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack sites become tourist spots

November 16th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 16 (ANI): Its boom time for travel agents as tourists flock to sites of last year's terror attacks in Mumbai.A large number of foreign tourists have of late been ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Gulmarg in large numbers to see season’s first snowfall

November 13th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov. 13 (ANI): Large number of tourists are flocking to Kashmir valley following season's first snowfall at world famous Gulmarg and Sonamarg."Kashmir is beautiful. It is very cold here and we ... Read more...

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China flooding India with cheep goods through traditional Indo- Nepal trade route

November 11th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Nov 11 (ANI): China is allegedly using the traditional Indo- Nepal trade route to dump its low cost and less durable consumer goods in India.Chinese products have a huge demand in ... Read more...

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Tourists flock Himachal Pradesh’s Solang Nala to see snowfall

November 11th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Manali, Nov. 11 (ANI): Tourists are flocking to the town of Solang Nala town in Himachal Pradesh, to see its first snowfall.A beeline of tourists, draped in a thick white blanket, made ... Read more...

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Indian tourists flock to Nepal’s palace museum

February 27th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (IANS) Within minutes of Nepal's former royal palace opening to public as a national museum Friday, hordes of Indian tourists flocked to the capital's best-known landmark for a curious ... Read more...

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Tourists flock Nainital to view Himalayas

January 28th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Nainital, Jan 28 (ANI): Large number of tourists throngs the Cheena (China) Peak, the highest mountain peak in Nainital, to feast their eye upon the enchanting view of snow ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to China’s floodlit Olympic ‘nest’ and ‘cube’

July 25th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 25 (DPA) China's two most spectacular Olympic venues are already attracting hundreds of sightseers, forcing the police to send crowd control officers and divide a footbridge that offers one of ... Read more...

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Darjeeling strike hits tourism in the northeast

June 19th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, June 19 (ANI): Sikkim was badly hit after activists fighting for a separate Gorkhaland state in West Bengal blocked National Highway 31 A, considered the lifeline of the state. "This ... Read more...

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Tourists flock Narkanda in Himachal for snow sports

February 1st, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
Narkanda (Himachal Pradesh), Feb.1 (ANI): A large number of sports enthusiasts and tourists are thronging ski resort Narkanda known for winter sports here amidst breathtaking scenery and snow-clad mountain slopes. Sixty five ... Read more...

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