Ahmedabad

Donald Trump comes calling

Donald Trump comes calling

February 23, 2020

United States President Donald Trump’s visit is expected to be high on hype, but low on content. And that is not too bad for India.

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Jamnagar, an offbeat holiday in Gujarat

Jamnagar, an offbeat holiday in Gujarat

February 3, 2020

Gujarat, the west-Indian state of legends and lions, is among the most popular tourist destination to receive high footfall, both domestic and international. While places like Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Kutch, the Saurashtra belt are quite popular, there are a few other places that are...

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Non-cooperation movement

Non-cooperation movement

February 2, 2020

The year 2020 marks 100 years of the non-cooperation movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi as part of the Indian independence movement. A 100 years on, Indians are beginning to rediscover that even though we have stepped into a new century, the troubles we face stay the same, and s...

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Interview with Claude Micallef, Sales Director, Bateaux Mouches
The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

November 19, 2018

It all began with renaming of the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj last month by chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, and now the name changing spree has vivaciously spread to other regions as well, with Agra, Ahmedabad and Pune in queue.

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The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

The mesmerising Modhera Sun Temple in Gujarat

November 3, 2018

Much known for its mythological values the Modhera Sun Temple in the western Indian state of Gujarat, was made in honour of the sun god, Surya. The temple at present is undertaken by the Archaeological Survey of India and has been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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AAI Stepping-up Commercial Activities

AAI Stepping-up Commercial Activities

October 31, 2017

With India set to become the third largest aviation market by 2026, the Airports Authority of India is expanding its avenues for revenue generation, from aeronautical to the non-aeronautical arena. Airports Authority of India (AAI) is looking to unleash and tap the commercial pot...

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Ozer Guler

Ozer Guler

October 31, 2017

With the number of Indian travellers consistently growing, Turkish Airlines hopes to develop its operations further to tap the potential market. Ozer Guler, general manager of Turkish Airlines (north and east India) talks about the success of the airlines in India. Since Turkish ...

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Tag-less Airports

Tag-less Airports

October 31, 2017

In a bid to avoid harassment and hassles at airports, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has taken the initiative to reduce management friction by removing the requirement for hand baggage tags at airports. There have been instances where passengers are queuing to board their ...

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Ahmedabad : ville du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO

Ahmedabad : ville du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO

September 25, 2017

Ahmedabad vient d’être nommée ville du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, une première en Inde. La capitale du Gujarat (Ouest), ville de Gandhi et cité aux quelques 560 pols, va faire parler d’elle. Décryptage d’un parcours hors du commun.

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Heritage City Ahmedabad

Heritage City Ahmedabad

August 7, 2017

Ahmedabad, India’s first and only UNESCO World Heritage City is a maze of interesting architecture.

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Ahmedabad added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

Ahmedabad added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

July 12, 2017

The World Heritage Committee had inscribed three cultural sites in India, Cambodia and China. This decision has made the 600-year-old city to join the ranks with Paris, Vienna, Cairo, Brussels, Rome and Edinburgh and put India on the world heritage city map.

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