Government

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Japan to assist railway safety in India

Japan will offer railway safety technology to India, where fatal train accidents are frequent. Each year India has nearly 100 train accidents, which are blamed on dilapidated railway facilities and poor

Travel

Mughalsarai railway station officially renamed Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction

Mughalsarai Junction on Sunday was officially renamed as Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction with BJP president Amit Shah, Railway Minister Piyush Goel and UP CM Yogi Adityanath flagging off a passenger

Appointment

Cholada Siddhivarn appointed as the new director of TAT Mumbai

Cholada Siddhivarn has been appointed as director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand in Mumbai. She and her team in Mumbai will cover western and southern India as well as

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India, Nepal to set up a joint forum to promote tourism

Indo-Nepal Tourism Forum to be set up for mutual consultation and promotion of tourism, said India’s Tourism Minister. Ramayana and Buddhist circuits to be promoted through common branding by India

Aviation

Government has no plan to completely exit Air India, says Jayant Sinha

The government remains committed to the disinvestment of Air India but has no plan to exit the national carrier altogether, Union minister Jayant Sinha said recently. The proposed stake sale

Travel

Over 1.6 lakh people visited India for cruise tourism in 2017-18

More than 1.6 lakh people visited India for cruise tourism in 2017 -18 Tourism Minister K J Alphons told Parliament recently. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said a task force on cruise tourism was

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Govt to roll out DigiYatra offering for air passengers soon

The facility will use digital technology to enhance air passenger experience all the way from ticket booking to airport entry check, security check and aircraft boarding. Having worked on the

Government

ASI unearths hidden underground chamber in Red Fort

A hidden underground chamber has been recently uncovered by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) personnel in Red Fort. The ASI personnel stumbled upon this chamber when they were in

Government

DGCA to regulate air traffic controllers

With global aviation watchdog ICAO giving low score to India after safety oversight audit, the government has decided to entrust the regulation of air traffic controllers with the DGCA. With

Trends

UAE exempts visa fee for children of tourists under the age of 18

Exemption applies for those travelling to the country till September 15. Children of tourists, under the age of 18 visiting UAE will be exempted from visa fee, during the summer