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June 15, 2018

Incredible India road shows in major cities of USA

The Incredible India road shows will be organised in the major cities of USA including New York & Chicago from 18th to 22nd June 2018 with an aim to project India as a ‘must visit’ tourist destination. The road shows will include Cultural performances also. The USA is one among the top three source countries in the percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India. During April 2018, the USA was the second highest source country with 11.21% share of

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June 1, 2018

India could be an internationally acclaimed adventure tourism destination

New Delhi-The Minister of State for Tourism K. J. Alphons launched the Guidelines on Adventure Tourism.These guidelines on Safety and Quality Norms for Adventure Tourism in India have been formulated along with the adventure tour operators association of India in an effort to make adventure sports safer.Speaking at the event, Secretary Tourism Rashmi Verma said that tour operators and now they need to be adopted so that India could be an internationally acclaimed adventure tourism destination.It is imperative that all

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May 1, 2018

Supreme Court concern over changing colour of Taj Mahal

New Delhi : A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta expressed concern over the change of colour of the historic monument Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.The Supreme Court suggested that the Centre take the assistance of experts from India and abroad to first evaluate the damage and then take steps to restore Tajmahal.Supreme Court perused the photographs given by petitioner and

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April 29, 2018

Adopt a Heritage:India will provide world class tourist infrastructure

New Delhi-In response to certain reports appearing in the media regarding Adopt a Heritage Scheme, the Ministry of Tourism has clarified that the Adopt a Heritage, Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan, is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India , and State,UTs Governments. The Project aims to develop synergy among all partners to effectively promote responsible tourism.It aims to involve public sector companies, private sector companies and corporate citizens/individuals to take up

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April 14, 2018

Extending e-Visa to 161 countries to boost medical tourism

New Delhi-India is promoting the emergence of India as a medical destination to the world saidUnion Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh .He was addressing the 127th Founder’s Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has taken several steps towards boosting medical tourism such as extending e-Visa to 161 countries. Besides, the MHA has extended the duration of stay on e-Visa from 30 to 60 days and also allowed triple entry in e-Medical Visa cases.Mr

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