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Colonial heritage cities in India

Colonial heritage cities in India

March 6, 2020

Besides the British, India has seen several other colonial powers and each left its mark through buildings, and structure. Thus different cities in India bear the hallmark of each of these European nations

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Tea production at a record high

Tea production at a record high

May 30, 2018

Indian tea production has reached a record high of 1325.06 million kilogram with an export of 256.57 million kilogram. The earlier record for the highest quantity of tea exports was during the financial year 1976-77 when the total quantity exported was 242.42 million kilogram.

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India tops the world in internet shutdowns

India tops the world in internet shutdowns

May 28, 2018

According to the UNESCO report, almost half of the numbers of shutdowns in India have been enforced in the Kashmir valley alone for prolonged periods. Five of the six largest shutdowns recorded in the time span occurred in India.

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Unrest in the Hills affects travel trade

Unrest in the Hills affects travel trade

August 19, 2017

With an impending deadlock in Darjeeling, tourism is predicted to experience an all-time low thereby affecting the livelihood of the tourism driven state.

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Darjeeling unrest – society cries under vested politics

Darjeeling unrest – society cries under vested politics

June 12, 2017

The most-visited mountains of eastern India, Darjeeling in West Bengal has been witnessing a prolonged unrest; however, the socio-economic issues in the mountains might still take a backseat amidst triangular political conflict.

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Quatre thés biologiques indiens à goûter

Quatre thés biologiques indiens à goûter

March 3, 2017

Le thé indien ou le « chai », consommé quotidiennement par des millions d’Indiens, est une véritable tradition dans le sous-continent. Des vendeurs de rues et dans les trains aux salons sophistiqués, il rythme la vie de tous, pauvres ou riches. Deuxième producteur de t...

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Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

Bollywood emerging as a tool to promote destinations digitally

December 27, 2016

As filmmakers around the world are always on the outlook for exotic locations to set their films in, tourism boards and state governments are now eyeing this as an opportunity to promote tourism in lesser known locales in their regions. And what better than social media platforms...

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A Cup of Cha

A Cup of Cha

September 3, 2016

India is expected to see a significant rise in export of tea, but is still debating whether coffee trumps tea as the national drink .West Bengal’s mandate is resoundingly loud and clear. Cha is what the Bengalis call their tea. Cha is not simply a beverage for Bengal; it is a l...

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling

April 16, 2014

Nichée sur les contreforts de l’Himalaya, entourée de verdure, la petite ville de Darjeeling est une destination idéale pour les touristes à la recherche de fraîcheur. Le meilleur moyen pour l’atteindre (elle est perchée à 2 800 mètres d’altitude) est le « train mi...

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