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14 August, 2018 5:05 AM How A Pet Dog Saved Its Family In Flood-Hit Kerala

A family in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala narrowly escaped death after their pet dog woke them up moments before a landslide destroyed their home, local media reported Monday. Mohanan P. and his family were sleeping at home in the mountainous Idukki district when their pet dog started barking raucously at around 3:00 am, waking the household 44

13 August, 2018 1:23 PM Three Climbers, Two Crew Dead In Tajikistan Helicopter Crash

The site where the Mi-8 chopper crashed is some 480 kilometres east of the capital Dushanbe in the Pamir range, a key tourist destination. Three Russian climbers and two Tajik crew members have died in a helicopter "hard landing" in Tajikistan's remote mountainous region, emergency services said Monday. Twelve other climbers and a third crew member survived 37

9 August, 2018 1:51 AM Entry Fee To Taj Mahal, Other Historical Monuments Hiked

Visitors to Taj Mahal and other monuments will now have to pay extra, as the Archaeological Survey of India raised the entry fee to visit such historical monuments. While domestic visitors will have to pay an extra Rs 10, the foreign tourist will have to pay Rs 100 more to visit the Taj Mahal. As per the notification of Ministry of Culture, foreign tourists 56

6 August, 2018 8:45 AM 14% jump in foreign tourist arrivals: Government tells Lok Sabha

Foreign tourist arrivals in India has seen a 14 percent jump in 2017 and foreign exchange earnings in the sector during the same period was Rs 1.77 lakh crore, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons said today. Alphons also said in Lok Sabha that is a shortage of two lakh rooms in the tourism sector, mostly in the mid-segment. The minister said there has been a 28.8 percent 48

6 August, 2018 7:37 AM No GST refunds for foreigners as of now: Finance Ministry

Foreigners coming to India may not get GST refunds on goods purchased and carried back by them as the government has not invoked relevant provisions of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act yet, the Finance Ministry has said in reply to an RTI query. It was asked to provide details on procedures for foreigners to get GST refunds on goods purchased 46

3 August, 2018 8:45 AM Drugs Not Made In Goa, But Trafficking Exists, Says Manohar Parrikar

The opposition in Goa sought to know whether Manihar Parrikar's government was aware of the rapidly increasing drug trafficking in Goa. Drugs are not manufactured in Goa, but trafficking activity exists in the coastal state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said today. "As per records, no narcotics are manufactured in Goa," Mr Parrikar told the state 305

29 July, 2018 9:31 PM Foreign Tourist Allegedly Molested By Hospital Staffer In Amritsar

A young woman tourist from Netherlands, who was in the city along with her mother, was allegedly molested by a hospital staff. The 20-year-old woman in a statement told the police that she was staying in a hotel in Amritsar. After complaining of severe stomach pain, she visited the hospital, Deputy Commissioner of Police Lakhbir Singh said. There a male staffer 58

29 July, 2018 6:39 PM Polar Bear Shot Dead In Arctic Ocean After It Attacked A Ship Worker

A polar bear was shot dead after attacking a German cruise ship worker on Norway's Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, the authorities said Sunday. The unnamed man in his 40's suffered head injuries shortly after landing on Spitzbergen island. He was accompanying a tourist expedition from the MS Bremen of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises on Saturday. "The bear was killed 111

29 July, 2018 4:12 AM Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, at least 10 killed

Around 66 quakes were recorded after the initial 6.4 magnitude tremor, with the largest aftershock recorded at 5.7 magnitude. SEMBALUN, Indonesia: A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the popular tourist destination of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday, killing 10 people and damaging many buildings, authorities said. "We jumped out of our beds to avoid 358

27 July, 2018 4:42 PM IRCTC festive offer on Raksha Bandhan: 5-day Sri Lanka tour at Rs 48,500

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC), the ticketing arm of Indian Railways, has come up with its latest offer for passengers to celebrate Raksha Bandhan in Sri Lanka. The special tour of Sri Lanka will cover major tourist attractions including the places associated with the great epic Ramayana. Passengers will depart from Delhi 44