Tourism

Puducherry – the French dominion in India

Puducherry – the French dominion in India

April 1, 2017

The union territory of Puducherry, predominantly called ‘Pondy’, is also notably known as the French town in southern India. As the place was under French rule until around 1954, people here still converse in French and even in English with a French accent. From houses to hot...

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Trekking to Triund in Himachal Pradesh

Trekking to Triund in Himachal Pradesh

March 30, 2017

Triund, a picturesque hill, has become a popular trekking destination for visitors to the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.

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Arunachal Pradesh promotes adventure tourism

Arunachal Pradesh promotes adventure tourism

March 28, 2017

Arunachal Pradesh promotes adventure tourism with an aim to attract more international and domestic travellers.

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Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard

Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films on...

March 27, 2017

As part of a proposed non-fare revenue policy by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu floated in January to incorporate the digital medium for upgrading the quality of services provided.

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Colours of India – Issue n°12 – March 2017

Colours of India – Issue n°12 – March 2017

March 20, 2017

Welcome to the March issue of our monthly video magazine, Colours of India. Our journey, this month, starts with the vividly vibrant scenes of the festival of colours, Holi, widely celebrated across India and beyond. We take you to Vrindavan, the abode of Lord Krishna, and Santin...

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Kolkata gets London like all-in-one transport pass

Kolkata gets London like all-in-one transport pass

March 18, 2017

The West Bengal government launched an all-in-one transport card which will enable commuters to swipe and pay fares on all state-run buses, trams and ferries in the city.

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Tulip Festival in Srinagar

Tulip Festival in Srinagar

March 17, 2017

The Jammu and Kashmir government has organised a 15-day tulip festival in Srinagar’s Siraj Bagh to attract tourists from various parts of the world.

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Turtuk – where digital mail didn’t replace postal letters

Turtuk – where digital mail didn’t replace...

March 10, 2017

As modern technologies and western influences have found a place even in the most isolated parts of India, there are some places that still hold on to the traditional communication mediums and preserve the old India. Turtuk in Ladakh is one of them.

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Trekking in India

Trekking in India

March 9, 2017

With the mighty Himalayas and several other locations throughout the country offering trekking choices, India makes for an ideal destination for adventure lovers.

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Goa’s fascinating Shigmo Festival

Goa’s fascinating Shigmo Festival

March 2, 2017

The western Indian state of Goa, a major tourist destination, is geared up to host the annual Shigmo Festival - a celebration of traditions and history through the eyes cultures and colours.

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