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No respite for healthcare crisis in India

No respite for healthcare crisis in India

July 5, 2017

Even as nine of India’s poorest states are worst affected in terms of healthcare, the budget allocated to this crucial aspect of governance is not fully utilised, as per a report by IndiaSpend.

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Restoring a movable palace from the Mughal era

Restoring a movable palace from the Mughal era

June 7, 2017

A rare, royal red tent belonging to Shah Jahan is being preserved by the Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan where it has been for centuries.

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Facebook and Airtel launch ‘Express Wi-Fi’ in India

Facebook and Airtel launch ‘Express Wi-Fi’ in India

May 10, 2017

After tasting criticism for disregarding the principle of net neutrality by introducing ‘Free Basics’ programme in 2015, Facebook recently came up with 'Express Wi-Fi' services in India, offering Internet facilities through public hotspots in rural areas, which is a follow up...

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The colourful cities of Rajasthan

The colourful cities of Rajasthan

May 6, 2017

While a myriad of colours are omnipresent in the culture and traditions of Rajasthan, the shades of blue, pink and gold have come to define some of its cities, distinguishing them from the rest of the state.

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Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

April 1, 2017

Government of India has launched the PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) scheme to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability to enrich the religious tourism exper...

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Five Indian sites tentatively on the World Heritage List

Five Indian sites tentatively on the World Heritage List

March 28, 2017

In a press release dated March 22, it was revealed that five Indian cities were declared as tentative entries in UNESCO’s World Heritage List as proposals were filed at UNESCO World Heritage Centre to check with the criteria for consideration.

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Indian government gives go ahead to 18 new airports

Indian government gives go ahead to 18 new airports

March 25, 2017

The government of India has given an ‘in-principle’ approval on March 21 for the construction of 18 airports for a substantial amount to enable industrial advancement.

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Short films growing in stature in India

Short films growing in stature in India

March 23, 2017

Increasing accessibility and affordability of new media has escalated the production of short films and documentaries. Filmmakers from around the globe use the medium as an effective tool to express, experiment and learn.

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Five hidden treasures of India

Five hidden treasures of India

March 18, 2017

As kids, we came across plenty of treasure hunt stories like 'Aladdin', 'Sinbad the sailor', 'Masquerade' and 'Over Sea', to name a few, and wondered how good it would be if all of it came true. Well, what if treasures are not restricted to just story books?

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Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

February 28, 2017

Low-cost eateries in India are catching everybody's fancy and Indian politicians are no exception. Latest to join the bandwagon will be Haryana that will provide cooked meals at unimaginably low prices. For the last four years, more than half a dozen states have been providing lo...

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India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

India witnesses world’s largest street light replacement programme

January 9, 2017

As global bodies on energy efficiency discuss imperative measures to make an impact on the carbon footprint, India is set to witness the world's largest street light replacement programme (SLNP), today.

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A road-trip for a rugged escape

A road-trip for a rugged escape

December 24, 2016

Set your motors in motion and gear up for this getaway to a heritage style property built in a raw landscape and get ready for a trip of explorations, adventures and star-gazing.

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