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Last updated: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 5:19:12 PM

Jaiprakash commissions cement unit in Gujarat
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Jaiprakash Associates, primarily engaged in the industrial infrastructure sector, Wednesday commissioned a cement facility in Gujarat on an investment of Rs.1,500 crore.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 5:19:12 PM

German tourist shot in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) Unidentified men shot a German tourist in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district before escaping with his bag containing some cash, passport and other documents, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 2:14:15 PM

Nalco's Orissa mine production drops after Maoist attack
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Production in Orissa's state-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) mine has dropped by at least 35 percent as workers have refused to do night shifts following the Maoist attack April 12, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 1:03:07 PM

Confident of LTTE rout, Sri Lanka draws tourism plans
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government plans to turn the country's war-torn northeastern region, which boasts of some of the island's most scenic beaches, into a tourist attraction as the decades-old conflict with the Tamil Tigers seems to be nearing its end.

Monday, April 27, 2009 3:51:14 PM

Economic slowdown changing travel trends, say experts
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The economic downturn is unlikely to affect the Indian tourism industry but only trigger a change of travel trends and preferences in the market, according to industry experts.

Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:43:24 PM

Despite meltdown, overseas buyers queue to promote Incredible India
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Despite the global meltdown, India's oldest travel and tourism mart is seeing a 20 percent increase in overseas buyers, interested in promoting the rich heritage of 'Incredible India' abroad.

Sunday, April 19, 2009 5:27:39 PM

Switzerland also wants to woo Indian budget traveller
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Switzerland sees no let up in the inflow of Indian tourists to the European country and hopes to attract even budget tourists in the coming season with accommodations at relatively inexpensive apartments, loaded with Indian food.

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:54:16 PM

Citizens demand heritage city status for Agra
Agra, April 17 (IANS) Ahead of the polls, several citizens' groups have asked candidates of various political parties to support their demand for heritage city status to Agra visited by millions of tourists every year.

Friday, April 17, 2009 9:55:03 AM

Druk Air to fly to West Bengal's Bagdogra from April 18
Gangtok, April 4 (IANS) Bhutan's flagship carrier Druk Air will launch a new flight April 18 connecting Bagdogra in West Bengal with Paro in Bhutan and Thai capital Bangkok, it was announced here Saturday.

Saturday, April 4, 2009 8:50:15 PM

Russian tourist in Goa forced to change 'Om' t-shirt
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Amidst reports of the notorious Sri Rama Sene (SRS) entering Goa, a local right-wing outfit late Friday forced a Russian tourist to change her T-shirt bearing an 'Om' symbol, after taking her to the local police station. Police officials said some of the activists were drunk.

Friday, April 3, 2009 10:08:22 PM

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