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24 September, 2018 2:14 AM Sikkim To Get Its First Airport Today, 100th Functional Airport In India

The Pakyong airport in Sikkim is located around 60 km from the India-China border. Nine years after the foundation stone of Sikkim's first- and only - airport was laid, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pakyong airport today. The airport will improve the connectivity to the land-locked state nestled in the Himalayas and give a boost to its tourism 49

18 September, 2018 3:27 PM M Venkaiah Naidu Reconstitutes 8 Parliamentary Panels

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday reconstituted eight department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees that are serviced by the upper house of Parliament, an official release said. Reconstituted with effect from September 1, the tenure of these committees is one year. Each committee has 10 members from the Rajya Sabha and 21 from the Lok Sabha 68

16 September, 2018 2:24 PM After Digvijay Singh's "Ram Path" Promise, BJP's Swipe At Congress

Days after Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party will construct "Ram Path" in Madhya Pradesh if voted to power, the BJP has dared him to announce support in parliament to the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya. BJP national vice-president Prabhat Jha said the Congress's love for Lord Ram is just for the sake of elections. "Digvijay Singh 60

14 September, 2018 5:53 AM Space tourism: Elon Musk`s SpaceX to send first private passenger for a trip around the moon

After 46 long years, Elon Musk`s space transportation company is all set to sent the world`s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle.  Only 24 human beings have visited Moon till date, last being the Apollo mission in 1972. Now, after 46 long years, history is about to be written again. Elon Musk`s space transportation 91

10 September, 2018 11:45 AM Know more about Vivian Dsena's travel dairies

MUMBAI: Actor Vivian Dsena is back from a rather refreshing four-day trip to Egypt. The actor was accompanied by his sister on the trip and the two had an amazing time. ‘My sister had her college holidays, and obviously, we were planning something. She wanted to go and visit a historic monument and the history there is the oldest,’ he says. Vivian feels 61

8 September, 2018 4:25 PM Post floods, Kerala set to welcome tourists from October: Official

Kerala, which was ravaged by floods in August, is ready to welcome tourists from October, a senior official from the southern state said here Saturday. The Kerala Disaster Management Control Room Tuesday had stated that, since May 29, a total of 491 people had died there due to the rains, the maximum number of deaths occurring after August 8. "Kerala 53

4 September, 2018 4:10 PM In His First Bilateral Visit, Arvind Kejriwal To Visit South Korea

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit South Korea later this month to sign agreements in various sectors including e-governance, transportation, climate change and smart city with the Seoul Metropolitan Government. The chief minister is expected to leave for South Korean capital Seoul on September 11 and conclude the visit on September 14, said a Delhi 58

4 September, 2018 11:29 AM Indian Railways Ticket Booking: Key Things To Know About Travel Concessions

Indian Railways ticket booking: Availing two different types of concessions by the same person for the same journey is not permissible. Indian Railways offers travel concessions to various categories of travellers, like students, sports persons, scouts and guides, farmers, industrial workers, teachers, senior citizens, handicapped persons, among others 32

3 September, 2018 2:29 PM 89,000 Tourists From India Expected To Visit Mauritius In 2018

Island nation Mauritius is expecting about 89,000 Indian tourists this year and several Indian movie makers to take advantage of its expense rebate scheme for shooting there, said a top official of Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority or MTPA in Chennai on Monday. "We offer 30 per cent rebate on expenses incurred in Mauritius by a movie producer for shooting 46

3 September, 2018 2:31 AM Indian diaspora true cultural ambassadors of India: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind praised the Indian community in Cyprus for strengthening people-to-people relations between the two nations. Addressing the Indian Community here, the president said, "India is proud of its diaspora and their achievements. They are true cultural ambassadors of India and will deepen our ties with Cyprus." Kovind arrived in Cyprus 76