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Last updated: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 5:19:12 PM

Poll picks 'Seven Wonders of India'
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Sun Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Khajuraho, Red Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Nalanda university and the Dholavira site were Monday named the 'Seven Wonders of India' after a nationwide poll.

Monday, March 30, 2009 11:14:54 PM

Domestic tourist arrivals on the rise in Sikkim
Gangtok, March 28 (IANS) Domestic tourist inflow into Sikkim is on the rise so far this year, but there has been a drop in foreign tourists visiting the state.

Saturday, March 28, 2009 7:09:55 PM

Kerala targets tourists from Sweden, Russia
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Kerala is targeting Russian and Swedish tourists to beat the downturn feared this year, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 7:01:16 PM

Goa to crack down on beachwear 'hurting religious sentiments'
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) The Goa government will crack down on the sale of clothes, particularly beachwear, carrying images of Hindu deities and quotations of scriptures on them.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 5:51:40 PM

Weather, stadiums make South Africa best choice for IPL
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) South Africa's 'superb' weather and stadium capacity and lighting made it a favourite to host the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said a tourism official from the country.

Thursday, March 26, 2009 5:35:04 PM

Sheraton Park Hotel to join Earth Hour campaign
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) A five-star hotel here will switch off its lights at its restaurants for an hour March 28 and serve candle light dinners in support of Earth Hour-2009, a global environmental awareness programme.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:00:41 PM

Goa government to cancel five-star grading to coastal hotel
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco said Monday that the five-star grading given to Hotel La Calypso would be cancelled after the opposition alleged corruption by tourism department officials in granting the hotel the grade.

Monday, March 23, 2009 4:56:23 PM

India confident of attracting recession-hit tourists with packages
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian tourism ministry said here Wednesday that it had developed a number of attractive travel packages that were sure to draw in the recession-hit tourists to the country.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 5:22:24 PM

Army to investigate officer accused in Malegaon blast
Mumbai/Pune, March 17 (IANS) Almost four months after the arrest of a serving officer, Lt. Col. S.P. Purohit, the army has ordered a probe into his alleged role in the Malegaon blast, an official statement said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 9:03:01 PM

Tourists in Rajasthan celebrate festival of colours
Jaipur, March 11 (IANS) Tourists from India and abroad joined people of Rajasthan in celebrating Holi Wednesday as they painted one another with colours and danced in the streets.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 6:40:26 PM

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