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TAAI & WITT hold conclave on empowering women

TAAI & WITT hold conclave on empowering women

May 6, 2022

Under the theme ‘Mission with a Vision’, TAAI, the Travel Agents Association of India in association with Women in TAAI & Tourism (WITT) organised a conclave in New Delhi to promote empowerment of women, not just in travel, tourism and hospitality sector, but also in all ...

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TAAI & WITT to hold conclave to celebrate women empowerment

TAAI & WITT to hold conclave to celebrate women empowerment

May 3, 2022

In order to address and acknowledge the contribution of women, last year, the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), the largest and oldest travel trade organisation in India, had initiated the formation of Women in TAAI and Tourism, a body to highlight the important role be...

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First Alvidah Jumma without Covid-19 curbs celebrated in Delhi

First Alvidah Jumma without Covid-19 curbs celebrated in Delhi

April 30, 2022

The last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, called Jumma Alvidah, is an auspicious day for the Muslims as they bid farewell to the holiest period in the year and await it with the same eagerness and devotion the next year. On the occasion of Alvidah Jumma, thousands of devotees...

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Severe cold & poor facilities responsible for homeless deaths: CHD

Severe cold & poor facilities responsible for homeless deaths: CHD

February 8, 2022

Delhi’s winters are famous for two things – neither of them very pleasant for the residents. One is the massive smog that envelopes the city’s already toxic atmosphere, pushing the particulate matter levels beyond scale. The other is the sharp dip in thermometres that is se...

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India drapes in yellow to fete Basant Panchami

India drapes in yellow to fete Basant Panchami

February 5, 2022

Vasant Panchami falls on the fifth day of the month of Magha month of the Indian calendar, normally falling in late January or early February per the Georgian calendar. It marks the end of the most severe winter that grips the entire northern India and the beginning of thaw leadi...

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Republic Day 2022: Youth say democracy under attack amidst low representation of youth in Parliament

Republic Day 2022: Youth say democracy under attack amidst low representation of youth in Parliament

January 26, 2022

As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day with usual gaiety and festivities, some feel that the day has been reduced to pure symbolism and that the principles behind the celebrations of this momentous occasion have been lost along the journey since 1950. It was on this day that t...

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Induction of e-bus in DTC: Remedy or political stunt

Induction of e-bus in DTC: Remedy or political stunt

January 25, 2022

The DTC and Delhi Integrated Multi-modal Transit System (DIMTS) jointly own about 6,900 buses in the city responsible for providing inland transport to the commuters. These and other forms of transport are often blamed for the seemingly uncontrollable air pollution that has been ...

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Singhu Border: The protest with a human touch

Singhu Border: The protest with a human touch

December 13, 2021

On Saturday afternoon, the area around Singhu Border in New Delhi bears the look of the site of a huge village fair that has come to an end after a long time as hundreds of tents set up all over are being dismantled and the huge community kitchens that fed tens of thousands every...

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Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

January 18, 2021

The little nooks and crannies in bookshops had long been the abode of bookworms until the stores were shut suddenly due to the onset of Covid-19 pandemic. While booklovers tried to do with digital alternatives for their reading, bookstore owners had little choice but to sit out t...

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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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Cautious cheers for New Year

Cautious cheers for New Year

December 31, 2020

New Year’s Eve is an eagerly awaited moment for most, especially the youth the world over, as people look forward to the year to end and festivities to begin. This year, too, people have been longing for the year end to arrive, though for a different reason. Practically everyon...

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Growing appetite for cafes with a cause in India

Growing appetite for cafes with a cause in India

December 28, 2020

These cafés not only serve delicious food, but also seek to stir up one’s conscience. These have been focal points to create awareness, support social causes and fight social stigma.

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