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

Rock Garden gets Rs.17.4 mn for facelift
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration has sanctioned a budget of Rs.17.4 million for the beautification and maintenance of Rock Garden, a major tourist attraction here.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 12:22:47 PM

Kashmir to host international ski championship in March
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) An international ski championship is being organised in snow-clad Gulmarg resort from March 1, Jammu and Kashmir's tourism minster said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 7:59:35 PM

India's economic upturn to begin October: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's economic downturn is 'temporary' and the upturn will begin from October as the country's economy and business are resilient enough to adapt to the changing times of global meltdown, said Home Minister P.Chidamabaram Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 7:20:07 PM

Delhi has a long way to go for Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a startling disclosure, a Parliamentary Standing Committee Tuesday said Delhi was running far behind the schedule in preparing for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 6:56:13 PM

Special tourism awards for Taj, Oberoi for role in Mumbai attack
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Employees and managements of the Taj Mahal and Oberoi Trident Tuesday were honoured with a special award for displaying exemplary courage in helping the guests who were trapped during the terrorist strikes on the two hotels in Mumbai Nov 26-29 last year.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 6:19:39 PM

Carnival kicks off in Goa
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) The spirit of festivity descended on Goa Saturday, after the year's first carnival float parade was flagged off in the capital by Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and Governor S.S. Sidhu.

Saturday, February 21, 2009 7:27:13 PM

Assam draws the maximum tourists in northeast
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 3.1 million tourists visited Assam in 2008, the highest in the northeastern states, the Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 8:26:52 PM

Special children to do samba at Goa carnival
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) Nearly 25 children with special abilities will dance to samba beats at the famed Goa carnival float parade, to be held Saturday afternoon.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 6:05:26 PM

Study in Scarlett: Goa refuses to learn (Comment)
It is past 1 a.m. on Anjuna beach. And nearly a year after her body was discovered on the sands here, Goa has disgracefully unlearned every lesson the Scarlett Keeling murder taught.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 9:53:28 AM

Chandigarh expects a million tourists in 2009
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) The tourism industry in Chandigarh is booming, apparently untouched by global recession, and officials say they expect tourist arrivals to the 'city beautiful’ to cross the one million mark in 2009.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 10:51:28 AM

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