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Viral Xenophobia

Viral Xenophobia

March 12, 2020

As the world grapples with the new virus, there’s a less talked about the side effect of coronavirus which is xenophobia The coronavirus has been dominating global headlines for the past few months, causing worldwide panic and mass hysteria. Stores around the globe have run out...

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IACC promotes India as both inbound and outbound destination

IACC promotes India as both inbound and outbound destination

September 21, 2018

IACC, an apex bilateral chamber synergising India-US economic engagement, promotes travel and tourism with a spotlight on north Bengal & north east as a choice of favoured destination.  The Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) , organised the second series of conference ...

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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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BJP looking to leave footprint in Manipur

BJP looking to leave footprint in Manipur

February 21, 2017

After Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, will the lotus bloom in Manipur - as 60 assembly seats go up for grabs when polls are held on March 4 and 8 - even as the Congress eyes a fourth consecutive term, despite the OkramIbobi Singh government facing strong anti-incumbency?

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Orange Festival of Adventure and Music 2016 aims at social change

Orange Festival of Adventure and Music 2016 aims at social change

December 21, 2016

The third edition of Orange Festival of Adventure and Music (OFAM), in the remote Dambuk village in Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India, is a unique event that positively impacts communities in the region.

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A lesson for mankind – Arunachal’s Apatani

A lesson for mankind – Arunachal’s Apatani

September 30, 2016

UNESCO’s proposition of hailing the Ziro valley, home to the Apa Tani tribe of the Tani belt in Arunachal Pradesh, as a World Heritage site, is only justified. With an incredible lifestyle and an indomitable determination to not be threatened by extinction while also preserving...

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India tourism plans heavy investment to promote tourist circuits

India tourism plans heavy investment to promote tourist circuits

July 26, 2016

The Indian Ministry of Tourism is on a development spree under the regime of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, implementing and sanctioning as many as 25 projects worth INR 20.48 billion (304 million USD) under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme since its launch in January 2015.

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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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International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 18, 2016

Even as the world observes International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17, the third genders are not yet fully accepted by the society and face constant harassment and exploitation. Though countries across the globe celebrate International Day against Homophobia a...

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