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Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

Kerala targeting major global fairs to promote tourism

September 1, 2016

Kerala tourism is set to introduce an aggressive marketing policy to promote and increase the publicity of the destination and its tourism products abroad at the three-day PATA Travel Mart at Indonesian capital Jakarta, from 7th September. Kerala, popularly known as “God’s Ow...

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Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

August 25, 2016

#India has banned commercial #surrogacy. This decision was taken at a high level during a #Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by# Prime Minister #Narendra Modi. As a result it will stop single women from acting as surrogate mothers to crack down on what the government calls exploita...

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FIR filed against Amnesty International in Bangalore

FIR filed against Amnesty International in Bangalore

August 17, 2016

Amnesty International India, a prominent human rights advocacy group, has been booked by the Indian police for the alleged participation of some of its members in seditious activities at an event organised recently by the group in Bangalore (capital of the Indian South West state...

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Shortage of Doctors in India

Shortage of Doctors in India

August 11, 2016

The Minister of State for Health in India brought to attention the poor condition of healthcare in India last week by specifically focusing on doctor shortage. Problems with qualification add to troubles, bringing forward the need for changes.

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WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

WTM London 2016 announces India as its Premier Partner

July 19, 2016

World Travel Market (WTM), the annual global travel trade event held in London declared India Tourism as its Premier Partner for its upcoming November edition providing the country a perfect platform to showcase its diverse tourism products.

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India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

India proposes to host G20 summit ahead of schedule

July 18, 2016

India’s turn to host the G20 summit is scheduled for 2019 but the country is now proposing to take up the presidency of the meet in 2018 as it would be having its general election polls in 2019.

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India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

July 2, 2016

While the United Nations took a historic stand to curb the violence and discrimination against alternate sexual preferences, India abstained from voting.

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India became 35th member of Missile Technology Control Regime

India became 35th member of Missile Technology Control Regime

June 27, 2016

India has just become officially the 35th member nation of the Missile Technology Regime (MTCR), the development came after its bid to become the member of national supplies group (NSG) was opposed by China.

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India continues to break space technology barriers

India continues to break space technology barriers

June 23, 2016

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) set a new record with the launch of 20 satellites in 26 minutes on June 23, 2016.

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Europe India Foundation for Excellence

Europe India Foundation for Excellence

June 2, 2016

As Modi government completed two years in office, one of his pet schemes, Skill India, was in focus here in Paris as UNESCO hosted a Global Skill Development Meet, attended by delegations from various countries around the world. The meet was organised by the Europe India Foundati...

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Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

Latest e-Tourist visa numbers in India

May 13, 2016

The e-tourist visa scheme by the Indian government is trying to impose itself as the game-changer for the country’s tourism industry. But the announcement of a mammoth growth figure of 266 pc on e-visa arrival in April 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, contrasts sha...

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Aiming to reach global audience

Aiming to reach global audience

May 2, 2016

India is on a look out for good translators to translate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindi speech into English. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in search of an ideal translator who could translate his Hindi speech into English. The objective behind this is to take...

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