North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Low tourist footfall hits orange trade

Trade of oranges and local agricultural produce in Wakro circle under Lohit district in eastern Arunachal Pradesh has been affected due to low footfall at Parshuram Kund mela (fair). Dimang Siyon of K...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Picnic rush at Dalma in festive run-up

Scores of picnickers from the steel city and surrounding areas are visiting the scenic Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary to bask in the winter sun amid nature.“The number of picnickers is increasing every da...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Royal baby has little to do with racial equality

Sir — Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is being held up as a symbol of hope in a very divided world. As the first African-American born in the British royal family, the first-born of Prince Harry...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 22.04.19

Attacks to drive away tourists from Lanka

With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to t...
By Reuters in Colombo

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.20

Centre prod on hotel selloff

Union tourism secretary Yogendra Tripathi has asked Jharkhand chief secretary D.K. Tiwari to intervene in the divestment process of Hotel Ashok, a delay in which has cast a shadow on the future of 24 ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


Business  /  Published 19.02.20

Coronavirus has hit industry hard

India’s tourism is taking to its bed and the pharmaceuticals industry faces being laid low by China’s fast-spreading coronavirus epidemic. Cancellations are coming in from tourist groups both from...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Registered Bengal homestays to get incentive

 In a bid to standardise the homestay sector, the West Bengal government will give an incentive of Rs 1.5 lakh each to the ones that get registered, state tourism minister Goutam Deb said in the ...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Tourist rush at CM’s dream project on the banks of Teesta

Bhorer Alo, a new tourism hub of the Bengal government on the banks of the Teesta at Gajoldoba in Jalpaiguri district, is bustling with activity as all its cottages and tents have been booked for the ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 06.11.18

6 special trains for Tripura fair

The Northeast Frontier Railway on Tuesday introduced six special trains for devotees to attend the Diwali fair at Mata Tripurasundari temple in Tripura’s Gomati district, nearly 60km from here.Agart...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty and PTI in Agartala

Travel  /  Published 06.11.18

Hilly retreat

By Malancha Dasgupta


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