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Under Modi’s watch, India’s vaccine diplomacy turns into vaccine disaster

Under Modi’s watch, India’s vaccine diplomacy turns into vaccine disaster

April 15, 2021

With India’s daily case count rising to a new high every day for about a month, the country has once again displaced Brazil from the slot of the country with the second highest incidence of Covid-19 cases. On Tuesday, India registered over 185,000 cases, a jump of 1582 pc from ...

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Inside Majnu ka Tilla: Delhi’s own Mini Tibet

Inside Majnu ka Tilla: Delhi’s own Mini Tibet

January 12, 2021

Inside the crowded lanes of Majnu ka Tilla, the walls are painted in red, protesting against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. The walls read, “India-Tibet border, not India-China border.” The ‘Mini Tibet’ in the National Capital echoes the demands of a free Tibet....

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Citizen Amendment Act

Citizen Amendment Act

December 15, 2019

With nearly half of India burning after the Citizen Amendment Bill was passed, what will be its impact on the ties between its two friendly neighbours –Bangladesh and Afghanistan?

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Kung Fu nuns to the rescue

Kung Fu nuns to the rescue

November 4, 2019

Wearing their traditional maroon robes, these nuns are acing physical fitness, endorsing gender equality and developing an environmental-friendly way of living.

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Haro sur le vapotage !

Haro sur le vapotage !

September 19, 2019

On assiste à une vague d’interdictions touchant la cigarette électronique à travers le monde et l’Inde ne fait pas exception. Le gouvernement Modi a annoncé, le 18 septembre, sa décision d’interdire, par ordonnance, l’importation, l’exportation, la production, la f...

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TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

July 18, 2019

Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), India’s oldest and one of the largest travel trade show network celebrated its 30th edition of TTF Kolkata this year from July 12-14 with 450+ exhibitors and a record turnout of 10,000 visitors.

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Nepal targets 2 million tourists in Visit Nepal Year 2020

Nepal targets 2 million tourists in Visit Nepal Year 2020

June 17, 2019

Keeping Visit Nepal 2020 at the helm of affairs, the third edition of Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2019 concluded in Kathmandu with its theme in focus, Spirits of the Himalayas.

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Air pollution in South Asia

Air pollution in South Asia

February 21, 2019

In various global studies, South Asia, home to nearly two billion people, continues to top air pollution-related deaths, with little signs of improvement.

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Short-Haul International Trips

Short-Haul International Trips

July 20, 2018

Owing to economic air travel options, direct flights, favourable visa policies and more, Indians are now taking short international trips instead of travelling domestically. “Every year we wait for summers to go on a family holiday. Last year we travelled to Leh (Jammu &...

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TTF Kolkata celebrates 30 years of travel fairs in India

TTF Kolkata celebrates 30 years of travel fairs in India

July 9, 2018

Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF), the oldest and one of the biggest travel trade shows in India which originated in Kolkata in 1989, celebrated its 30thedition in the city in 2018. More than 430 exhibitors from 28 Indian states and 13 countries participated on the fully packed show fl...

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India’s Stance on Refugees

India’s Stance on Refugees

May 31, 2018

India hosts the largest population of refugees in all of South Asia. At the end of 2016, there were 207,070 persons of concern in India, out of whom 197,851 were refugees and 9,219 were asylum seekers. As per the Global Trends report on Forced Displacement in 2016, published by t...

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Jagatpur Lodge by Annapurna, Nepal

Jagatpur Lodge by Annapurna, Nepal

February 12, 2018

On the outskirts of the Chitwan National Park in Nepal, the Jagatpur Lodge by Annapurna is a quiet escape from the busy city life. Set by the Rapti river, the lodge nestles in more than eight acres of jungle grassland and blends the excitement of staying in the jungle with all th...

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