States  /  Published 16.10.20

Fillip to reopen Sikkim trek trails for tourists

Trekking has resumed in Sikkim with the far-flung Uttarey village in West Sikkim recently organising such expeditions for local people to the picturesque Phoktey Dara and the adventure tourism receive...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Binay Tamang sets tidy-up task with cash prize

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Binay Tamang on Saturday asked residents of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Mirik towns to carry out cleanliness drives in their wards and across civic areas as ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 04.09.20

Puri opens for tourists, govt plans cruise services

The Centre has recommended Puri and seven other beaches in India to the International Jury of Denmark for global eco-label “ Blue Flag” certification to the sea beaches under the Beach Env...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Call to develop treasure trove of megaliths

India is a country of megaliths that can be a huge attraction among tourists, as they are in western countries, across the globe, said well-known author and researcher Subhashis Das. He said megaliths...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 20.12.18

British tourist raped and robbed in Goa

A 48-year-old British tourist was allegedly raped and robbed in Goa while walking towards a beach in Canacona town around 4am on Thursday, a police officer said.A 30-year-old man was arrested in the e...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway starts evening ride

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway introduced its first evening ride on Sunday with the launch of a service between Siliguri Junction station and Rongtong in Darjeeling.C.P. Gupta, the divisional railwa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 28.12.18

Tourists litter ‘lifeline’ bridge

Dibrugrah resident Bhabesh Bailong, 62, who came to see the Bogibeel bridge as a tourist on Friday, was stunned to see it littered and ended up cleaning it himself. “Bogibeel bridge is our lifeline ...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 14.10.19

Sarbananda Sonowal draws up big plans for Sonbeel

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday iterated his stand to develop Sonbeel as one of the tourist hotspots in the state. Addressing an election rally in favour of BJP candidate Bijoy Malak...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 26.04.20

French family stuck on temple lawns

A French family of five has spent the past one month in a tent on the lawns of a temple in an Uttar Pradesh village, waiting for the lockdown to be lifted.Pallares Patrice, a tourist in his late 40s, ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.07.19

Airport sleepover? Goa fumes

A purported picture of several passengers sleeping on the floor near Goa airport’s departure gate has been widely circulated on social media, sparking comparisons with a railway station and promptin...
By PTI in Panaji


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