Monday, May 25, 2020

Religious Tourism

Religious Tourism

Govt identifies 50 circuits for tourism development

The Ministry of Tourism has identified 50 circuits for development of tourism. These circuits/destinations cover major and relevant tourist places and attractions and have...

Bihar govt to create Sikh circuit

PATNA The annual Patna Saheb festival, organized by the tourism department and Patna district administration here on Friday, was boycotted by BJP leaders as it...

Odisha looks to attract more Buddhist tourism to state

BHUBANESWAR: With direct international flights starting from Bhubaneswar to Kuala Lumpur next month the state is now focusing on promoting Buddhist tourism in the...
Devotees entering the Harmandir Sahib for evening prayers

SOTC India launches Darshan to tap religious tourism

CHENNAI: SOTC Travel Limited, a subsidiary of Thomas Cook India Limited, has launched Darshan, which facilitates pre-booked darshan, special pooja, and assisted temples visit...

India shines as preferred destination for tourists

RIYADHIndia is the world’s seventh-largest country stretching from the high mountains of the Himalayas to the tropical greenery of Kerala, and from the sacred...

Bihar tourism to organize Shravani Mela from 2015

PATNA The tourism department would organize and manage the annual Shravani Mela covering Bhagalpur, Banka and Munger districts from next year, art and culture minister...

Katra rail link to Vaishno Devi to start working in July

DELHI The much-awaited train service to Katra, the base camp for pilgrims to the shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu & Kashmir is expected to...

Ukhimath residents face a new challenge

UKHIMATHThe entire population was dependent on Kedarnath for livelihood, says officialVijaya Devi, 49, lost her husband to cancer in 2012. Her elder son, 18,...

300-year-old temple chariot in Kerala to get a makeover

PALAKKAD The 300-year-old chariot being used for the famous annual car festival of Kalpathy in Palakkad will get a makeover this year with the Kerala...

Preparations on for Teej festival in Rajasthan

JAIPUR A weak monsoon may be a dampner, but it still has not spoilt the festive spirit of the people here. They are all set...