Thursday, February 22, 2018

Religious Tourism

Religious Tourism
Yadagirigutta-temple-

Prabhu’s boost to KCR’S temple tourism dream

HYDERABAD The Union railway ministry on Thursday approved the Telangana government's proposal to extend MMTS Phase II to Raigir station to enable pilgrims to reach...
buddha ruins in sarnath, uttar pradesh

International Buddhism seminar begins in Agartala

AGARTALA A three-day international seminar on the Buddhist heritage of the northeastern region began here on Friday. The seminar aims at reviving the role of heritage and...
Dhabaleswar-temple

4cr Dhabaleswar project hanging fire

CUTTACK The Rs 4-crore project for peripheral development and beautification of Dhabaleswar Temple is yet to be implemented though it was approved by the Centre...

Modi will promote India’s Buddhist heritage for tourism

OPINION The world’s first Global Buddhist missionary Anagarika Dharmapala and the most talked about man in India today and perhaps in the entire policy and...

Char Dham yatra to ‘be regulated not restricted’

DEHRADUN Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said the Char Dham yatra would be regulated but not restricted. Pilgrims would be registered through a biometric registration...

Season 2 of free pilgrimage for elderly flagged off

DEHRADUN The second season of "Mere Bujurg Mere Teerth", a unique scheme under which the elderly are taken on a free pilgrimage to the famed...

Millennium’s first Nabakalebara Rath Yatra held at Puri

PURI Lakhs descended on the pilgrim town of Puri io catch a glimpse of the presiding deities of the 12th century shrine of Sri Jagannath. Lakhs...

Efforts to make Sabarimala a global pilgrim centre

PATHANAMTHITTA The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is trying to elevate Sabarimala to the status of an international pilgrim centre in association with various other South...

MDTC moots mini Mumbai darshans

MUMBAI Guided tours that take visitors to the city's markets, its art galleries and museums, or its places of worship, have been proposed to raise...

Kedarnath to close portals on Oct 25

DEHRADUN The portals of Kedarnath will be ceremonially closed for winter on October 25. A statue of the of deity of Kedarnath temple will be taken...