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India to help Nepal construct a rail link to Kathmandu

The proposed 130 km line from the Indian border town of Raxaul in eastern Bihar to Nepalese capital Kathmandu, once built, will just be the second rail track in the

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India Cruise Lines Association presents White Paper on “Recommendations for Indian Cruise Industry”

India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA), the only association of cruise lines in India, today presented a White Paper titled ‘Recommendations for the Indian Cruise Industry’ to Nitin Gadkari, Honorable Minister of

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India to work with BIMSTEC members to improve regional connectivity: PM Modi

India is committed to work with the BIMSTEC member states to enhance regional connectivity and combat the menace of terrorism and drug trafficking, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while addressing

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu announces India’s first drone policy

The Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and his second-in-command Jayant Sinha announced India’s first national drone usage policy yesterday. The new policy is expected to open opportunities for several

Destinations

President to inaugurate “International Buddhist Conclave 2018” tomorrow

The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the “International Buddhist Conclave (IBC), 2018” in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi tomorrow. The Minister of State (Independent charge), Shri K.J. Alphons

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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

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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

Destinations

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

Government

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