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India rolls out new liberalised visa scheme

India rolls out new liberalised visa scheme

April 5, 2017

Various steps have been taken to increase the number of inbound tourists to India, which includes relaxing the e-visa process.

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Five Indian sites tentatively on the World Heritage List

Five Indian sites tentatively on the World Heritage List

March 28, 2017

In a press release dated March 22, it was revealed that five Indian cities were declared as tentative entries in UNESCO’s World Heritage List as proposals were filed at UNESCO World Heritage Centre to check with the criteria for consideration.

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The Philippines targets 100,000 Indian tourists in 2017

The Philippines targets 100,000 Indian tourists in 2017

March 15, 2017

The Philippines has a great majority of touristic offerings, whether one is looking for natural wonders, historical landmarks, culture and tradition, arts and crafts, shopping, recreation and entertainment, among many others. Tourism activities continue in the country’s differe...

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Student movements in India spark nationalism debate

Student movements in India spark nationalism debate

March 8, 2017

Freedom of expression in India has been under threat for a while now and with an unprecedented rise in suppression of campus voices, India stands at crossroads.

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Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

February 28, 2017

Low-cost eateries in India are catching everybody's fancy and Indian politicians are no exception. Latest to join the bandwagon will be Haryana that will provide cooked meals at unimaginably low prices. For the last four years, more than half a dozen states have been providing lo...

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Where will you find the richest Indians?

Where will you find the richest Indians?

February 27, 2017

As the New World Wealth report surfaced, Mumbai has emerged as the richest Indian city with a total wealth of USD 820 billion, leaving behind the capital of India, Delhi and the IT hub, Bengaluru.

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Four quirky feminist campaigns in India

Four quirky feminist campaigns in India

February 9, 2017

In an age where attention spans have turned shorter, Indian feminist movements have responded by adopting catchy names.

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Wine appreciation growing in India

Wine appreciation growing in India

December 30, 2016

Wine remains an unexplored drink, but Indians are warming up to it, with events, clubs and establishments slowly promoting the drink.

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MEA unveils Twitter Seva to address Indians in distress

MEA unveils Twitter Seva to address Indians in distress

December 29, 2016

With the launch of the new service Twitter Seva, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs’ extensive use of social media to reach out to citizens got a further boost. Twitter Seva will enable timely, transparent and large-scale response to citizens’ tweets in real time.

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2016 a prosperous year for South African Tourism

2016 a prosperous year for South African Tourism

December 29, 2016

2016 has been a stellar year for South African Tourism as arrivals spiked by 26.6 pc in comparison to 2015. India became South Africa’s 8th largest long-haul tourism source market with 73,902 arrivals by September 2016.

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India among top five Asian spenders in South Australia

India among top five Asian spenders in South Australia

December 28, 2016

Indian travellers are one of the leading spenders in South Australia as they have spent over AUD 28 million during the year ending in September 2016, which is a surge of 109 pc over the previous year.

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Taiwan Tourism aims to attract more Indian travellers

Taiwan Tourism aims to attract more Indian travellers

December 26, 2016

2016 has been a successful year for Taiwan Tourism in India. The various sales, marketing and PR activities throughout the year have helped increase the arrival figures from India to Taiwan.

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