Sunday, October 22 2017

October 10, 2017

Indian tourists visiting Sri Lanka increased 26.6 percent

Indians account for the largest tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka followed by China.Sri Lankan tourism bureau said tourist arrivals from India grew by 26.6 percent last month to 34,481 compared to a year ago.The overall tourists from India have gone up by 6.1 percent to 267,601 so far this year.However, tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka

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October 10, 2017

Indian Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph

A Joint Declaration of Intent was signed between Ministry of Railways and Germany in Rail Bhavan in the presence of Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board regarding carrying out of feasibility study on existing Chennai-Kazipet corridor of Indian Railways by German Railways for increasing the speed of passenger trains to 200 kmph on 50.50 percent cost

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October 10, 2017

Paryatan Parv : A Call for Indian Diaspora

Ministry of External Affairs through Indian Missions Abroad has formulated a well-structured plan to promote Indian tourism to Persons of Indian Origin residing abroad. The Ministry of Tourism is pitching Paryatan Parv to the Indian Community living overseas for creating a sustainable and mutually beneficial engagement with them. The Indian Overseas community estimated at over

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October 9, 2017

India to provide financial services in 1.55 lakh post offices

Government is working on setting up 650 India Post Payments Bank and gearing up fast to provide its financial services through all of 1.55 lakh post offices to fulfil the Prime Minister’s vision of financial inclusion said Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha. Speaking here on the occasion of World Post Day, he said that Indian

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October 9, 2017

Election Commission team to visit Gujarat to review election preparedness

EC officilals comprising Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti, and two Election Commissioners OP Rawat and Sunil Arora will review the preparedness for the Gujarat assembly polls, expected to be held within the next two months.In a release, state government said officers of the poll panel will meet representatives of the recognised political parties in Ahmedabad

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