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Cochin International Airport to suspend daytime flight operations from November to March

As per an official announcement, daytime flight operations at Cochin International Airport will remain suspended, starting from November 20, 2019. This is on account of a major re-carpeting work that will start in November and continue until March 28, 2020. All airlines flying to and from Cochin (Kochi) have been instructed by Cochin International Airport […]

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IndiGo Launches 12 ATR Flights On The Buddhist Circuit

ndoIndiGo ventures on the Buddhist circuit with the launch of daily non-stop ATR flights between Kolkata, Gaya and Varanasi. Effective August 08, 2019, IndiGo will initiate flight operations on Kolkata – Gaya, Kolkata – Patna, Kolkata – Varanasi and Gaya – Varanasi routes along with additional frequency on Kolkata – Varanasi route. Bookings on these […]

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Kargil to have full-fledged airport for commercial flights

The Jammu & Kashmir government has said that the Kargil Airport will be developed into a full-fledged airport for commercial flight operations. According to an official spokesperson, BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir government held a meeting in New Delhi with Union Secretary, Civil Aviation and other Airport Authority of India (AAI) officials including […]

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Beware! Wandering for more than 3 hours at world-famous Taj Mahal may invite penalty

Visitors will be charged an additional fee for spending more than 3 hours at the monument, as a circular implementing the three-hour limit has come into force. In order to prevent unauthorised entry, turnstile gates have been set up. The Taj Mahal, among the famous seven wonders of the world, nestled in the city of […]

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Indore airport gets ‘international’ status

The Home Ministry has given its approval to Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport to set up an immigration counter- providing it the status of an international airport. This will enable the airport to commence direct international flight operations from the city. “The central government has designated Indore airport as an authorised immigration check post for entry […]

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India Tourism to start working out of Air India’s overseas offices

Air India may soon join hands with the Ministry of Tourism for a working partnership overseas. The plan includes shifting of tourist offices at eight overseas destinations to Air India offices. Discussions for the partnership are on between the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Tourism. The move is part of cost restructuring […]

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Orchha makes it to tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites

Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh, famous for its architectural heritage from the Bundela dynasty has been included in the tentative list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) sent a proposal to the UN body. For any heritage or any historical sites to become part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list, […]

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ASI Team Visits Jagannath Temple And Sun Temple To Assess The Damage Caused By Fani

A high level team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials led by DG ASI, Usha Sharma is on a visit to Odisha to assess the nature and quantum of damage caused by cyclone Fani to Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri and Sun Temple, Konark. The team visited the Konark in forenoon on 10th May 2019. […]

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Demolition of Pangong Lake Camps by District Administration

The Local authorities have decided to ban camping at Pangong lake completely. This will be applicable for campsites and self-camping both.  Campsites owners have been instructed to not bring up any more constructions near the lake, either temporary or permanent. People planning to self camp as well will not be allowed to pitch their tents […]

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Statement from Sri Lanka Tourism (SLTDA & SLTPB)

All India, 25th April 2019: Following the acts of terror that took place on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) have continued to engage with high-level government officials and tourism stakeholders in order to assess the current situation and have taken necessary steps to ensure all possible […]

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