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Zohra Sehgal: The Jewel in the Crown of Indian cinema

Zohra Sehgal: The Jewel in the Crown of Indian cinema

April 27, 2017

Zohra Sehgal was probably the first and undoubtedly the brightest crossover international star of India to have equally excelled in films, television, and stage. She passed away in 2014 when; she was two steps ahead of hundred and left a body of work to wonder and ponder! Today i...

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The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

April 21, 2017

With Indian films crossing the centenary mark, Bollywood has stepped into the changing diaspora of increased global audience in terms of its ‘soft power’. Bollywood is nevermore confined within the boundaries of Indian theatres or Indian audiences as it ventures out into Euro...

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India moves up 12 places in Travel & Tourism Competitive Index of the WEF

India moves up 12 places in Travel & Tourism Competitive Index of the WEF

April 13, 2017

India has moved 12 places up in this ranking from 52nd to 40th position in the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index (TTCI) of World Economic Forum. The tourism sector in the country has been on a growth trajectory since the present government came into power.

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San Francisco anticipates tourism growth for 2017

San Francisco anticipates tourism growth for 2017

March 30, 2017

San Francisco predicts to see positive growth in visitor volume and spending in 2017.

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Beer Yoga: Fitness is fun (hic!)

Beer Yoga: Fitness is fun (hic!)

February 11, 2017

Are you both a fitness freak and a beer lover? Well, the combination may not be as bad as it sounds as 'beer yoga' comes to rescue.

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Tourism’s Davos, ‘World Tourism Forum’ to be held in Istanbul

Tourism’s Davos, ‘World Tourism Forum’ to be held in Istanbul

February 1, 2017

The leaders shaping world tourism’s future come together within the scope of the World Tourism Forum Global Meeting in Istanbul on February 16-18. Nearly 150 international speakers from 20 countries are expected to participate at the giant summit, to be organised on a global sc...

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India and the world react to Donald Trump’s immigration ban

India and the world react to Donald Trump’s immigration ban

January 30, 2017

Donald Trump’s decision of banning the entry of the nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries - Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, Libya and Syria- has created a global furore. World leaders like the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau and German chancellor, Angela Marke...

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Bengal Global Business Summit: Striving for inclusive and sustainable development

Bengal Global Business Summit: Striving for inclusive and sustainable development

January 22, 2017

With demonetisation playing its game of throne behind the scene, BGBS 2017 called its curtain with an announcement of a remarkable INR 2,353 billion investment commitment floated on the floor.

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Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority launches tourism campaign

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority launches tourism campaign

November 8, 2016

The campaign highlights Abu Dhabi as the inspiring destination for those wanting to experience cultural authenticity and diverse natural assets aligned to the Abu Dhabi Plan’s objectives of delivering an original and attractive tourism and cultural destination.

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Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

Narendra Modi to be the new face of Incredible India campaign

November 8, 2016

Union Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dr Mahesh Sharma had endorsed PM Narendra Modi’s persona for the role, saying he is the ‘best face’ to promote the Incredible India campaign. He has asserted that the country has witnessed a jump in the tourists’ inflow from the coun...

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Doordarshan invites bids for channel content in India

Doordarshan invites bids for channel content in India

November 3, 2016

Doordarshan is seeking bids for production of content for its channels as it puts up a fight to stay relevant.

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Five maestros of Indian classical music

Five maestros of Indian classical music

October 27, 2016

An art form composed of tunes, traditions and history, Indian classical music is deep-rooted in Indian culture. Some fortunate few have mastered the art in varied disciplines and taken it across the globe. Now cherished internationally, these artists have had years of training in...

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