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Yellowstone Park supervolcano eruption will be the worst thing to happen in United States. It will be the worst natural disaster in the country and people will have no place to hide. New York, Los Angeles, Miami and all other major cities will be adversely affected by it. The nearer the city, bigger the impact, […]

This must be the most bizarre revenge in the hospitality industry in UK. A KFC worker in Cardiff gets the boot for pubic hair in food   What you can expect from restaurant workers if you behave rudely to them? You can expect anything but not what a KFC worker in Cardiff did to a […]

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WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama signed Thursday a memorandum regarding the establishment of a national goal and developing airport-specific action plans to enhance the entry process for international travelers to the US. In the memorandum, Obama stressed that the US travel and tourism sector “is critical to the Nation’s prosperity and drives economic growth.” He […]

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New Delhi: K Rahman Khan,the Union Minister of Minority Affairs launched a National Portal on Maulana Abul Kalam Azad here today to mark the 125th birth anniversary of the great national leader. Speaking on the occasion K Rahman Khan said Hindu-Muslim unity and fight against British Colonialism, were the two ideals, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad […]

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DUBAI: UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum declared on Saturday a project that will transform Dubai into a Smart City, where government services will be accessible, quick and efficient, using hi-tech smart devices. UAE news agency (WAM) said that Al-Maktoum aims through such project to harness the […]

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By Ram Puniyani The country is yet to recover from the aftermath of Muzaffranagar violence (October 2013). This violence was engineered over a period of time in the areas of Western UP, where Jats and Muslims had thick social interaction, despite belonging to different economic strata. Communal violence has been instigated, engineered earlier on various […]

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New Delhi: The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has said that in any democracy, a government which exists by the sovereign will of the people has the solemn responsibility to effectively discharge its duty to promote, among other things, the social and economic welfare and progress of the people, in a safe and […]

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New Delhi: According to the State Government of Uttarakhand, the study undertaken by the PHD Chamber of Commerce of India (PHDCCI) reveals an estimated loss to the economy of about Rs.12,000 Crore. Loss of Government tourism properties has been assessed to be approximately Rs.102.00 Crore. Due to lack of access to the affected areas the […]

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By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April (IANS) The city of the Taj is now aiming to show visitors that there is much more to it than the monument to love. Discovering Oriental Agra, a new tourist circuit, will showcase not just heritage monuments but also the city’s culture, cuisine and industry – in electric rickshaws. Described […]

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By Mithun Dasgupta Darjeeling, (IANS) It has been a decent summer so far for north Bengal’s tourism industry, one of the mainstays of the hill district’s economy along with tea. Tour operators are hopeful of a good peak season that starts next month but there also lurks a worry in view of the tense atmosphere […]

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By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, (IANS) Star hotels and resorts in Goa could soon have pigs, cows and poultry to gobble up their garbage generated in-house. Such “animal farms” operated by hotels is on the agenda of Francis Braganza, president of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG), who said that if the government isn’t […]

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New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Britain has lifted its travel advisory to Jammu and Kashmir as there has been an “improvement in the situation and the facts have changed”, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said here Thursday. Britain Tuesday lifted its advisory against travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, imposed in 1995. Jammu and Kashmir has […]

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By Brij Khandelwal Agra, (IANS) This year’s monsoon has left most roads in Taj city Agra in shambles. Except for a few roads in Agra Cantonment, all exit and entry points to the city are in a terrible state. Thus, getting to the world-famous monument of love is no mean achievement. “You call this a […]

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Jaipur, (IANS) An eighteenth century tunnel connecting Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort, two major attractions in Rajasthan’s capital city, was inaugurated Sunday and thrown open for tourists, officials said. While inaugurating the tunnel, Rajasthan Tourism Minister Bina Kak said that the tunnel was believed to have been constructed as a defence mechanism. “In case of […]

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