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Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

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Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

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Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Singapore: Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region. From China and India to the Philippines and Indonesia, the fast-gr... Read More >>

Medical Tourism to touch US$ 6 billion by 2018: PHD Chamber

Even though India has yet to develop a fully dedicated website for marketing its existing super medical facilities to tour operators and medical facilitators, the Indian medical tourism industry is still anticipated to reach a value of US$ 6 billion by 2018, boosting the number of medical tourists ... Read More >>

Rangasamy launches Tourism Department's website

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy today launched the website portal of Tourism Department of the union territory which provided information about all activities of the department. The portal www.pondytourism.in was a virtual window to Puducherry highlighting the history and heritag... Read More >>

TWE to target $US39 billion global travel and alcohol sector

Treasury Wine Estates has kicked off an expansion into the $US39 billion ($41.5 billion) global travel retail market to ensure its wines aren't left out of the rush by other international luxury brands such as Chanel, Swarovski, Prada and Gucci vying for shelf space at the world's newest and most r... Read More >>

Travellers get world's smallest washing machine

An adventure holiday gave Sydneysider Ashley Newland all the impetus he needed to invent a way to revolutionise the camping industry. His bright idea, the Scrubba washbag, is described as the “world's smallest washing machine”. Since launching, the lightweight wash bag has been sold to tens of... Read More >>

Four-wheel bike drive launched in Dhanushkodi

Tourists visiting Dhanushkodi, the southern-most tip of this holy island, can now enjoy a four-wheel bike drive on the beach sands. ... Read More >>

Bengal planning PPP boost for tourism sector

Kolkata: In a policy shift, the West Bengal government has decided to build mega tourism projects by involving the private sector under the Public-Private Partnership model. The state government has identified a number of sites for creating infrastructure with the help of private companies, which ... Read More >>

500-year-old banyan tree gets tourist sport status in Odisha

Kendrapara (Odisha): A 500-year-old banyan tree, mute witness to times gone by, has been accorded tourist spot status at Sakhibata in Kendrapara district. ... Read More >>

Kerala to become World Travel Bloggers' capital

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism has launched an online campaign to bring the world's best bloggers to the state for an on-the-road experience. The 'Kerala Blog Express' will be a two-week-long road journey from the south to the north of the state on a branded luxury bus for which 25 bloggers fr... Read More >>

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