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Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

The survey was conducted on 111 cities in the country. Chennai has been ranked 14 and while New Delhi stands at 65.  Rampur ranked lowest of 111 cities. AMN / NEW DELHI PUNE IS BEST CITY TO LIVE IN AS it has topped at the Ease of Living Index finding place in each of the four … Continue reading Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition Our Correspondent / New Delhi The site “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The … Continue reading Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, what it termed, lethargy in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal. It directed the Centre to furnish full details of the steps taken and action required to be taken for protecting the iconic monument. The court also … Continue reading SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting of the joint working group on tourism cooperation between India and Nepal here on Friday. Both sides agreed to jointly promote Buddhist and Ramayana circuits and Adventure tourism. The meeting also decided to set up an … Continue reading India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

China’s Mount Fanjingshan added to UNESCO World Heritage List

WEB DESK Mount Fanjingshan, situated in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, was inscribed to the World Heritage List today at the 42nd World Heritage Committee meeting in Bahrain. State-run Xinhua news agency reported a total of five natural sites were nominated to the World Heritage List this year. 🔴 BREAKING! Just inscribed as @UNESCO #WorldHeritage … Continue reading China’s Mount Fanjingshan added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Mumbai’s Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings declared World Heritage

AMN / MUMBAI In a major achievement, Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings of Mumbai was today declared as a World Heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO. The decision was taken at the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO in Bahrain today. This makes Mumbai city … Continue reading Mumbai’s Victorian Gothic and Art Deco buildings declared World Heritage

ADB to fund Rs 1900 crores for development of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh

By Vinit Wahi Department of Economic Affairs, Union Ministry of Finance, has approved a Tourism Infrastructure Development Project of about Rs. 1900 crores to be funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the development of Tourism Infrastructure for the urban and rural areas of Himachal Pradesh. Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram, Thakur … Continue reading ADB to fund Rs 1900 crores for development of Tourism in Himachal Pradesh

Air India marks 70 years since 1st India-UK flight

  Air India is marking 70 years since its first flight took off from Mumbai to London in June 1948, which laid the foundations of the India-UK relationship. The national carrier has invited members of the Indian diaspora in Britain to share their memories of the airline in its early days. The iconic first flight, … Continue reading Air India marks 70 years since 1st India-UK flight

Govt issues Guidelines for Adventure Tourism

SYED WASI IMAM / New Delhi Union Minister for Tourism K. J. Alphons Thursday launched the Government’s Guidelines for Adventure Tourism. These guidelines on Safety and Quality Norms for Adventure Tourism in India have been formulated along with the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) in an effort to make adventure sports safer. Releasing … Continue reading Govt issues Guidelines for Adventure Tourism

Govt to issue guidelines for Adventure Tourism

AMN / NEW DELHI The Government will soon issue guidelines for Adventure Tourism in India. The guidelines on Safety and Quality Norms for Adventure Tourism in India have been formulated along with the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India. In an effort to make adventure sports safer, the set of guidelines list out the basic … Continue reading Govt to issue guidelines for Adventure Tourism

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Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

The survey was conducted on 111 cities in the country. Chennai has been ranked 14 and while New Delhi stands a ...

Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition ...