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Indian expats who made a fortune in the Gulf

Indian expats who made a fortune in the Gulf

January 3, 2021

Apart from the Philippines, India sends the largest number of expatriates to the Gulf Cooperation Countries which significantly contributes to their economies through the billions of dollars remitted back to their homes by the migrants. A report by UNDESA notes how Indian workers...

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Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

August 22, 2020

Even though Earth Overshoot Day 2020 has been delayed by three weeks due to coronavirus pandemic, humanity is racing ahead to rapidly devour all global resources. If the whole world lived like Qatar, global resources for an entire year would be exhausted by February 11. For Luxem...

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The Indian Globetrotter’s Postcards

The Indian Globetrotter’s Postcards

April 24, 2019

One of the earliest forms of souvenirs, postcards remain popular in the age of smartphones. India Outbound presents some from various destinations around the world.

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Doha- the land of beautiful contrasts
Greece forays into the Indian market

Greece forays into the Indian market

February 28, 2017

The Greek National Tourism Organisation, as a part of its 3-year strategic plan, forays into the Indian market, starting 2017, to tap the increasing Indian outbound travel segment.

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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 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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India proposes e-visa facility for another 36 nations

India proposes e-visa facility for another 36 nations

July 13, 2016

After the e-visa facility attracted huge foreign tourist arrivals in India, the country now plans to extend the online visa service for another 36 countries.

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Indian PM Modi’s fruitful trip to Doha

Indian PM Modi’s fruitful trip to Doha

June 8, 2016

Larsen & Toubro won a contract to construct the stadium for Qatar’s 2022 world cup worth 135 million dollar.

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Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

Holy Month of Ramadan starts today

June 7, 2016

In India, following the moon sighting reports from different parts, the Imam of Jama Masjid mosque, in Old Delhi, Ahmed Bukhari announced, Tuesday June 7, 2016, the first day of Ramzan, as Ramadan is called in India. In this month, of prayers and supplication, Indian Muslims, as ...

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