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American Cruise Lines leads the way

American Cruise Lines leads the way

March 10, 2017

American Cruise Lines, the largest US cruise company, has partnered with Think Strawberries, one of India’s leading travel representation company. American Cruise Lines also recently announced the first of a new class of 5 modern riverboats destined for the American rivers.

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World Tourism Forum unveils top 100 tourism companies

World Tourism Forum unveils top 100 tourism companies

February 13, 2017

The World Tourism Forum achieved a first by announcing the top 100 companies in the global travel & tourism industry at a press conference before the 'World Tourism Forum Global Meeting', which will take place at Istanbul Congress Centre (ICC) on February 16-18.

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Indian IT professionals circumspect as US tightens visa norms

Indian IT professionals circumspect as US tightens visa norms

January 13, 2017

The reforms in immigration laws in the US are looking at protecting jobs for Americans by increasing the salary of H-1B visa holders and cessation of an exemption of them having a master’s degree.

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Indians among largest number of international students in the US

Indians among largest number of international students in the US

November 15, 2016

A large number of international students in the US are from India, and this number is increasing in large volumes, says Open Doors report.

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BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

October 18, 2016

The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit, organised this weekend in Goa, India, has not recorded any significant results in order to develop the political and economic cohesion of this group of countries that is still very disparate and often having diver...

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Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

Revisions in Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs

October 17, 2016

Days after many countries joined hands to mitigate the increase in global climate issues, new revisions in the Montreal Protocol are now focusing towards reducing the use of Hydro Fluorocarbons (HFCs) contributing in the increase of global warming.

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India conducts ‘surgical strikes’ across the Line of Control

India conducts ‘surgical strikes’ across the Line of Control

September 30, 2016

After the attack on the Indian army base of Uri in Kashmir, on September 18, where 19 Indian soldiers were killed, New Delhi announced that it conducted ‘surgical strikes' on Thursday morning against rebel camps along the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan, in the...

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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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Why is India still not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ?

Why is India still not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ?

June 10, 2016

Where on one side India and U.S. are working shoulder to shoulder to help India enter into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), China and Pakistan are among other nations who are leading to oppose.

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India becomes a $2 trillion dollars economy

India becomes a $2 trillion dollars economy

June 1, 2016

The acceleration of growth in the 4th quarter – January-March, at 7.9% has powered the Indian economy that has crossed the symbolic mark of a 2 trillion dollars economy, at INR exchange rate of around 67 dollars. On the whole, in 2015-2016, India grew at 7.6%, boosted by th...

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Indian Defence

Indian Defence

April 24, 2016

In a step towards breaking gender barrier, Indian Navy announced to grant permanent commission to seven women officers. It additionally plans to allow women to join as pilots of the maritime reconnaissance planes like Boeing P8I and Dornier in 2017.   After ministry of defen...

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Box-Office

Box-Office

February 19, 2016

The last movie of the Star Wars saga, « The Forces Awakens », is a huge worldwide success, notably in the United States, in Europe and Japan, or even in China. But India resists the power of the Force and the film was largely eclipsed there by big Indian films such as « Dilwal...

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