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57 min ago | Austin Monthly
After exiting the plane in India with 30 Texans for a traditional Hindu Punjabi wedding between our close friends, Adi Anand and his fiance, Natasha, it became clear that this wouldn't be a typical destination wedding of Champagne and limos. But before the Bollywood-style blowout in India's capital city of New Delhi, where Adi's family lives, we first took a weeklong tour of the country.
2 hrs ago | The Telegraph
New Delhi, Sept. 14: India is rethinking its commitment to recognise the one-year master's degrees awarded in Britain because British universities do not universally accept Indian Class XII certificates, sources told The Telegraph.
6 hrs ago | Express India
It was this India growth story that led many big global retailers to seriously eye an entry into this market. One of the reasons why India has the fifth largest retail destination globally is the growth in consumption for a wide variety of goods and services exhibited by a significant portion of its 1.25 billion people living in small towns, cities and villages.
Gone are the days when children in elite schools toured places in India like Kanyakumari or Kashmir. Foreign trips have been the in thing for quite some time now.
New Delhi, Sept. 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping's planned visit to the Maldives tomorrow has set off alarm bells in India's foreign policy establishment amid worries that the atoll nation may, after a brief hiatus, again be swinging strategically away from New Delhi and closer to Beijing.
An increasing number of Bangladeshis are seeking medical treatment abroad. Unlike when medical tourism first reared its head a decade ago, it is no longer limited to the most affluent members of society.
In the run-up to Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to India this week, a close aide and envoy of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama has asked India to 'proactively take up the Tibet issue' with China, and 'find a peaceful solution to the issue'. In an interview to HT, Tampa Tsering, the Dalai Lama's representative in Delhi, argued that strong governments in both countries provide the right opportunity for the move, elaborated on the Dalai Lama's move about his succession, and explained their relationship with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh .
From M. Saraswathi NEW DELHI, Sept 13 -- The last batch of Malaysians stranded in the flood-hit Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir will be air lifted Saturday to Srinagar Airport, and later flown to New Delhi. "The 16 Malaysian tourists in Srinagar have been transported to the governor's residence by an army truck.
AT 3.30 pm on Friday, a photograph of a deserted Central Park began doing the rounds of Facebook, garnering thousands of comments, likes and shares. It wasn't the picture that was the rage, but the caption under it.
President Pranab Mukherjee is paying a state visit to Vietnam Sep 14-17 during which a slew of agreements, including on direct air services between the two countries, and for India to scout for oil and gas in the South China Sea, are expected to be inked, officials said here Friday. President Mukherjee will carry a sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar as a gift.
It's a piece of news that will have your ears and eyes popping out. Apparently the reigning queen of reality show Kim Kardashian is on her way to visit India.
Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shripad Naik today announced that the Ministry of Tourism would help Maharashtra's Department of Tourism to create a cultural hub, most of it open air, in Mumbai, similar to New York's Times Square. Naik announced that the Ministry of Tourism would sanction Rs 5 crore for phase-I of the project with similar amounts for every subsequent phase.
Domestic airline sector companies like Jet Airways, GoAir, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India Thursday said they have made specific contributions in the ongoing relief and rescue operations going on Jammu and Kashmir . Budget carrier GoAir operated a special charter flight Thursday morning from Leh to Delhi to evacuate 151 students stranded in J&K.
At the agricultural centers in India, each focusing on different crops, Israeli experts train Indian professional farmers, who then teach other local farmers. With 28 Agricultural Centers of Excellence already in the works throughout Asia's expansive subcontinent, longtime Israeli and Indian partners are eyeing the seaside state of Goa as a potential next target for cooperation on farming.
This month Indian molecular gastronomy chef Gaggan Anand undertakes his first "pop-up" tour, which takes him from his Bangkok restaurant to Delhi, Mumbai, and Hong Kong, where he will be at Landmark Mandarin Oriental from September 22 to 24. He will not be travelling light. "My 300 kilos of excess baggage will include psychedelic Gaggan pop-up T-shirts and uniforms, a lot of equipment and ingredients like secret spices and a whole lot of excitement," he says.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:10 pm
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