How a small Uttarakhand town is becoming a major tourist destination
Dhanaulti (Uttarakhand), July 14 : When one reaches Dhanaulti -- a picturesque site in the Garhwal region of 'Devbhoomi' (Gods' abode) Uttarakhand -- one can not but feel the fresh breeze gushing through deodar trees and emitting an earthy, woody aroma. This is when you know you have left behind the hustle and bustle of the crowded city.
Goa tourism seeks central help for top beaches
Panaji, July 4 : Once a pristine beach and now plagued with pollution due to affluent dumping and overcrowding, the state Tourism Ministry on Thursday sought financial assistance from the central government to revive the past glory of South Goa's Colva beach as one of the iconic tourism destinations in the coastal state.
New time table of Eastern Railway starting July 1
Kolkata (West Bengal) , June 30 : In the new time table of Eastern Railway which will come into effect from July 1, there is a bonanza for passengers, including the introduction of new trains and new stoppages, regularisation and extension of trains, etc. Full Story
New entry system at Taj Mahal welcomed
Agra, June 17 : The tourism industry and conservationists have generally welcomed the new entry system with turnstile gates to regulate crowds at the Taj Mahal here which attracts more than seven million visitors annually.
Himachal hills offer exciting break from heat wave
Shimla, June 16 : With showers almost on every alternate day and unlike no major water blues in the Himachal hills this time, the destinations in the state are teeming with tourists. Better facilities and a range of option from nature park to nature walk besides adventure sports is drawing a huge crowd up the slopes.
Goa CM offers midnight meal to flyers in delayed AI flight
Panaji, June 14 : Stranded at Mumbaia's Chhatrapati Shivaji airport late last night for several hours, protesting passengers of an Air India Bombay to Goa flight were offered a free meal from an airport restaurant at the instance of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, a passenger said on Friday.