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Five things to do in wintry Kashmir

Five things to do in wintry Kashmir

January 7, 2017

Kashmir has received the year’s first snowfall and its time gear up for a Himalayan vacation. Among the many things to do in Kashmir at this time of the year, Media India Group brings you five that should make your holidays memorable and let you experience the customs and cultu...

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Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

Stories of mixed identity and search for roots

December 30, 2016

The new generation Indian diaspora is a mixed clan. While some are well-versed with Indian traditions and cultures, the others have never even visited India. Some are proud of their mixed identity,while it is awkward for others. However, the Indian government is leaving no stone ...

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Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes biometric screening at airports

Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes biometric scre

December 17, 2016

The thumbprint might soon be all one needs as formal documentation to enter Indian airports and board domestic flights. The aviation ministry is planning to introduce biometric screening at airports to help passengers enter just by flashing their thumbs, instead of presenting ide...

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Hyperloop promises refreshing transport avenues in India

Hyperloop promises refreshing transport avenues in

December 17, 2016

The Indian Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari had shown keen interest in bringing the futuristic technology to India by offering land between Mumbai-Pune Westerly Express Highway to SpaceX. Now, the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is in talks...

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Destination wedding a new trend in India

Destination wedding a new trend in India

December 13, 2016

Among all the places in India, Jaipur in Rajasthan, with its royal culture, has emerged as a preferred destination for a developing trend: destination wedding. The city offers a combination of festive ideas and venue choices in form of resorts like Heiwa Heaven.

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MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospita

October 7, 2016

Marking one year of attack on medical facilities in Afghanistan last year, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, MSF India organised an event titled “Saving Lives, Staying Alive”on October 3, 2016 at the India Habitat ...

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In India, 80% doctors serving only 28% of the population – Report

In India, 80% doctors serving only 28% of the popu

August 21, 2016

In India, 60 pc hospitals, 75 pc dispensaries and 80 pc doctors are located in urban areas providing service to only 28 pc of the country’s population, says a report by Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) released on Saturday.

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Indian Human rights activist to end the longest hunger strike ever

Indian Human rights activist to end the longest hu

July 27, 2016

Most Indians may not know her. Having refused food and water since November 2, 2000, Sharmila is all set to end her hunger strike on 9th August this year and plans to contest polls inthe North East India state of Manipur, her home state.

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The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25 years

The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25

July 21, 2016

Life Line Express, the world’s first hospital on rail, celebrates its silver jubilee. In the course of time, the train has completed its 173 projects in 18 Indian states. It covered 200,000 kilometers and so far has cured about a million people.

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Hemis Tsechu

Hemis Tsechu

July 14, 2016

With displaying of the sacred bone ornament, ceremonial performances by the monks and an aim to promote tourism and cultural heritage, Hemis Festival will be held on 14th and 15th July, 2016 accompanied by the grand Naropa Festival - from July 1 to 31 - in Ladakh district in Jamm...

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