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Thursday, January 19,  2006


 Tourism Articles


 From January 11,  2006 - January 18, 2006

Plan To Give A Fillip To Plantation, Farm Tourism

For workers hard pressed for jobs in plantations The ailing plantation sector and farmlands hit by fall in price of agricultural produce will soon get a fillip with the Tourism Department drawing up a project to promote plantation and farm tourism.

Monolithic Offering For Bahubali

The 57-ft monolithic statue of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola, has been brilliantly captured on a wall hanging by an award winning weaver from Bangalore - R Narayanappa. A senior weaver with the Karnataka Handloom Development Corporation here, . . . 

Indian Tourism: Reaching New Heights

Tsunami failed to dampen the spirit of tourists with the year 2005 witnessing new heights in Indian tourism. It recorded a growth of about 13.5 percent in arrivals and about 20 per cent in foreign exchange earnings.

Tourists, Locals Make Merry On Frozen Dal

The frozen Dal lake is an attraction for the tourists and local residents these days in the Valley where cold wave has slowed down everything else.

Valley’S Tourist Graph On High

Miles away from Hyderabad, where Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is trying to attract investors and tourists, record number of foreign tourists are visiting the valley for the first time in the last 16 years of turmoil. Last year,

Mysore To Host Tourism Mart

New circuits in the region planned The Government will organise an international tourism mart in the city, preliminary exercise for which has begun.

Spaced Out In India...

Like many other foreign travellers in India, I have been to numerous holy places steeped in mysticism where yoga and meditation courses abound. Unlike other travellers, however, I had never felt any compulsion to indulge in a spiritual quest for inner....

Land Of The Flaming Tongue
Manmohan Melville writes of Jwalamukhi in Himachal Pradesh, which has many interesting legends revolving around it. 

`Karaikal Carnival 2006' From Jan. 14 To Attract More Tourists

Will have ethnic food festival, light music, catamaran race A four-day `Karaikal Carnival 2006', festival of music, dance and culture, would begin here from January 14 coinciding with the Pongal.

Tourism Looking Up In Alappuzha This Season

`Visitors number more than that during the entire previous season' Tourism in the district, blessed with backwaters, seems to be prospering this season, which began in November.

Special Measures Helped Ttdc Earn Rs. 8.6 Crore Profit

32nd edition of the Tourism and Industrial Exhibition opens.  

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