Category: India

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Gujarat receives CNBC’s State Tourism Board award

  CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards held a ceremony in Srinagar, where it awarded Gujarat Tourism with the Best State Tourism Award. Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare gave the award to Vipul Mittra, principal secretary (Tourism) of Gujarat. One of the most prestigious prizes in the tourism sector, the CNBC award […]

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West Bengal to prioritise tourism infrastructure

  West Bengal’s new Tourism Minister Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury has said priority will be given to developing tourism infrastructure in the state to attract domestic and international travellers. Advancement in the field of information technology will be used to provide the latest information and booking facilities for the tourists. The projects will be implemented by […]

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India becoming an international film destination

The 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) opened and closed with films that have a strong Indian connection, Life of Pi and Mira Nair’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, respectively. IFFI also showcased other films shot in iconic locations of India, like Save Your Legs that as released in Australia; Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Oscar-winning Slumdog […]

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Chiranjeevi to focus on Kuchipudi in AP tourism

  With the aim of promoting tourism in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister of State for Tourism K Chiranjeevi said he will take initiatives to develop Kuchipudi village as a destination. Located in the Krishna district, Kuchipudi village is famous for being the place where the dance form, with the same name, originated. “The Kuchipudi classical […]

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