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Rajasthan wants tourists all day, and night, at Ranthambore

March 22, 2016 2:21 am

The guidelines were formulated after the Supreme Court asked the Centre to notify eco-tourism norms, which formed the basis for it to lift the interim ban on tourism activities in tiger reserves.

Goa set to become dearer for tourists

March 19, 2016 3:05 am

Luxury tax on room tariff more than Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000 have been fixed at 9 per cent and 12 per cent, respectively.

Tourists spooked by portrayal of Delhi: Police

July 03, 2015 2:56 am

Police say media’s ‘exaggerated characterisation’ has led to tourists developing a ‘distorted notion’ about law and order situation in city.

Iconic Swayambhunath stupa rattled

April 26, 2015 4:06 am

This was the second time an earthquake has hit Swayambhunath complex in recent times.

Online submission of application for Protected Area Permit

January 30, 2015 9:05 pm

Foreigners should seek prior permission of the Home Ministry for visiting such settlements in the country.

PMC to launch Heritage Walk,first on Oct 16

October 13, 2012 3:39 am

To enable tourists to get a taste of the culture and history of the city,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will launch a Heritage Walk on October 16.

Drowning: Body of second woman traced

September 11, 2012 4:17 am

A day after two women employees working with the Pune office of a multinational IT firm drowned at Kashid beach in Raigad district,police on Monday traced the body of second woman.

Ghost town London searches for missing tourists

August 05, 2012 3:53 pm

Sales are down across the normally crowded British capital after warnings of travel chaos and overpriced hotel rooms.

Turkey and Cyprus 'worst destinations' for weight gain

July 18, 2012 11:00 am

The survey found that the kebabs,tsatziki and chips of Cyprus prove too much for tourists.

Geelani supports Jamaat dress code for tourists

July 11, 2012 3:25 am

Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani supported Jamaat-e-Islami,a Kashmiri politico-religious group,for issuing a dress-advisory to tourists


Now tourists can meet Ninja character, enjoy live fishing in Japan

February 18, 2016 1:49 pm

Kanagawa, Feb 18 (ANI): Ninja is the real hero of the war era in Japan and now tourists can meet Ninja characters. At Odawara castle in Kanagawa, the Ninja attracts and entertain the tourists. He even takes visitors pictures and explains them about historic remains. There is a facility for tourists to dress up like Ninja and take pictures. Foreign tourists are more attracted towards Ninja character. Ninja plays an ambassador to introduce Japanese tradition to foreigners. The visitors also practice ‘Shuriken’, a weapon used by Ninja warrior. Tourists from Australia enjoyed using Shuriken. Tourists can also enjoy live fishing at Misaki fishing port in ‘Kanagawa’, south of Tokyo. During winter, Japanese sea provides many other seasonal fish including barracuda, yellowtail and others. Before sending to market, these fishes are divided separately depending on its breed and size. They are later taken for auction at the whole sale market. Splendid alfonsino is uploaded through the year at Misaki fishing port. Especially from winter to spring is the peak season of that fish. It is oily and tasty. Tourist can visit this fishing port freely to see fish uploading. Misaki restaurant is located near the fishing market. It is convenient to enjoy fresh fish meal there. Fresh sashimi and grilled head of Yellow tail is very popular item. Misaki fishing port provides tasty breakfast of fish and best view of Mt Fuji. On every Sunday morning, market is held in the park. It is prosperous with fresh fish, popular Tuna and local vegetable. Japanese express gratitude to rich sea and good environment.

Christmas cakes and decorative items dot shops across India

December 21, 2015 4:13 pm

Coimbatore/Madurai, Dec 21 (ANI): With Christmas only a few days away, Coimbatore and Madurai are geared up for the festivities associated with the event. Shops in Coimbatore are luring people with a variety of decorations like stars, lights, Santa Claus dolls, bells, Christmas trees and cakes, and items made of clay. Similarly, Madurai’s clay and wax idols and portraits of Jesus Christ and Mother Mary are doing good business. Tourists can be seen in these cities ahead of Christmas celebrations. Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, is celebrated all over the world on December 25 with carols, cakes, candles and an exchange of gifts.