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    Be Goodwill Ambassadors Of J&K, LG To Tourists

    Srinagar:  J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid a visit to Dal Lake on Tuesday, where he met several tourists who came from different parts of the country. During his interaction with the tourists, the LG enquired about the experiences of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir. “Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir and carry the message to your respective areas that J&K is an ideal and safe tourist destination,” Sinha urged the tourists. While assuring the tourists a safe and pleasant stay in the Union Territory, the LG observed that the tourism department, local community and other stakeholders […] More

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    Ethiopia Seeks Investment From India In Priority sectors

    Ethiopia on Tuesday sought investment from Indian investors in priority sectors and hoped bilateral trade and investment will grow in the years to come. Ethiopian Ambassador Tizita Mulugeta listed the priority sectors of his country as textile and apparel, leather and leather products, pharmaceuticals, agro-processing, tourism, information and communciation technology and mining and energy. The bilateral trade between India and Ethiopia stood at USD 1.27 billion in the recent past years. The government of Ethiopia has taken several initiatives to encourage investors from India in different sectors, Mulugeta said at an interactive session with Merchant Chamber of Commerce and Industry. […] More

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    Coronavirus Feb 24 highlights: Health Ministry in talks with private hospitals regarding vaccination

    Coronavirus News Feb 24 highlights: India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,10,30,176 with 13,742 new infections, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,26,702, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death toll increased to 1,56,567 with 104 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,26,702 which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.25 percent and the case fatality rate stands at 1.42 percent. There are 1,46,907 active cases of coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 1.33 […] More

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    Largest lakes in India | Times of India Travel

    India has numerous lakes spread across various states. Some are natural, some artificial, and then there are those irresistible Himalayan lakes too. Water tourism is a great draw, and India has some of the very best in the world. But did you know which are the largest lakes in the country? Spreading across districts, these lakes bless the locals with livelihood, and more. Here are the largest lakes in the country. Read further. More

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    Ethiopia seeks Indian investment in priority sectors

    The bilateral trade between India and Ethiopia stood at $1.27 billion in the recent past years PTI | February 24, 2021 | Updated 13:22 IST Ethiopia on Tuesday sought investment from Indian investors in priority sectors and hoped bilateral trade and investment will grow in the years to come. Ethiopian Ambassador Tizita Mulugeta listed the priority sectors of his country as textile and apparel, leather and leather products, pharmaceuticals, agro-processing, tourism, information and communciation technology and mining and energy. The bilateral trade between India and Ethiopia stood at $1.27 billion in the recent past years. The government of Ethiopia has […] More

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    Thomas Cook India Partners With Marriott For Its Physical MICE Event

    An interactive MICE Travel Mart was then inaugurated, offering the corporates an opportunity to interact with over 20 participating Marriott hotels that represented top MICE locales across India. With a sharp focus on the restart of MICE travel, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel services company, launched a strategic corporate outreach – India’s first such physical MICE event since lockdown, in partnership with Marriott International. The event, aimed at bringing back confidence in MICE travel, saw active participation from over 80 of India’s leading… Read further. More

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    Atmanirbhar tourism based economy will provide employment to Eastern Himalayan youth of WB Prahlad Patel-ANI

    Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], February 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel on Tuesday said that an ‘Atmanirbhar’ (self-reliant) tourism-based economy will provide gainful employment opportunities to the youth of the Eastern Himalayan part of West Bengal. While inaugurating the three-day Incredible India Mega Homestay Development and Training Workshop in Darjeeling yesterday, where homestay owners in the region will be trained to boost the homestay culture, the minister said “we have to preserve our old traditions and culture”.Patel also inaugurated the second phase of the 11th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in Darjeeling. The […] More

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    Delhi airport sets new Covid test protocol, international passengers in initial flights face inconvenience

    New rules from international travellers at Delhi airport. (Representative Image, Reuters) Delhi is tightening its norms to repel all chances of another wave of Covid-19 with mutant strains. A fresh set of protocols have been announced by the officials of Delhi International Airport (DIAL) restricting international travellers to India to enter without a negative Covid-test report. According to the new set of guidelines all international passengers have to furnish negative test reports. They have to upload results of the PCR test taken a maximum 72 hours prior to the flight. Passengers from the Middle East, UK and European countries have […] More

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    NCB officials seize large quantity of contraband drugs from hideout in Delhi

    The Uttar Pradesh budget for the next fiscal year has disappointed key sectors and people in Agra. People from the city were expecting some sops from the Yogi Adityanath-led UP government but said that the budget did not meet expectations. While the UP budget focused on expanding the metro project, there was no mention of the much-awaited airport in the state’s annual financial plan from April 2021. Tourism businesses said an airport in Agra is needed to revive the sector, which is one of the biggest sources of revenue for the city. Arun Dang, former chairman of Agra Tourism Guild, […] More

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    J&K L-G asks visiting tourists to be UT’s goodwill ambassadors

    L-G Manoj Sinha also assured the tourists a safe and pleasant visit and added that the tourism department, the local community, and other stakeholders were collectively making the environment tourist-friendly By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 12:20 PM IST Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has asked tourists to the Union Territory to become its goodwill ambassadors. Sinha made the request while visiting Dal Lake on Tuesday evening where he interacted with many tourists from different parts of the country. Asking them about their experiences during their stay here, Sinha said, […] More

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    Here’s all you need to know about the trade agreement

    On 17 February 2021, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritius. The deal will be inked by both the countries on a mutually convenient date and is expected to come into force from the 1st of the following month.  The agreement will provide a timely boost for the revival of our economies post COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement will facilitate Indian investors to use Mauritius as a launchpad for the expansion of the business into continental Africa helping the prospect of Mauritius emerging as […] More

  • How to travel this summer: Take the escape overseas (safely)
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    How to travel this summer: Take the escape overseas (safely)

    The niggling adventurer in you has finally won, and it’s time to to level up your travel and step into (charted) international waters. We’ve curated the four most perfect places right now to give you an experience worth writing home about–without the baggage of excessive travel restrictions and terrifying crowds. Head to these safe destinations for the summer vacation you’ve been Pinterest-boarding since late 2019–just make sure to check for travel updates before you hit ‘book’. 4 international destinations for a safe escape in summer 2021   1. Switzerland Montreaux Jazz Festival (Image: Getty) The Swiss Alps have always had a […] More

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