Monday, December 11, 2017

Religious Tourism

Religious Tourism
suttur jatra

Suttur Jatra Mahotsava begins

MYSURU: The six-day Suttur Jatra Mahotsava was inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here on Tuesday. More than two million people from across the state are...

‘No substantial impact of religious tourism on JK economy’

SRINAGAR: Despite promotion and campaigns, religious tourism does not add value or make any impact on the economy of the state, Jammu Kashmir government...

IRCTC to launch new tourist train for eastern states

DELHI: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch an all-inclusive ‘Aastha Circuit Tourist Train’ from Guwahati, an official said on Monday. The proposed...

Muslims call for end to Haj subsidy, urge global tenders

BHOPAL: A section of Muslims in the state capital are calling for scrapping Haj subsidy, at a time when government appointed committee is looking...
prakash-utsav

Prakashotsava celebrated with fervour

PATNA: The 350th birth anniversary of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh was celebrated with utmost fervour and devotion at Takhat Sri Harmandir Sahib amidst...
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Maha sanctions funds for 3 shrines

NASHIK: The state government has sanctioned Rs 5.41 crore to develop infrastructure at Chandanapuri, Dabhadi and Galane — the three locations of religious importance...
The Harmandir Sahib is the holiest shrine for Sikhs, and is referred to as the Golden Temple

Nitish Kumar announces ‘Guru circuit’

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that his government would carve out “Guru circuit” connecting important destinations of Sikhs in the state...
prakash-utsav

Pilgrims flock Patna’s tent city

PATNA: It was a sea of humanity rolling towards Gandhi Maidan as thousands joined the biggest-ever religious conglomeration Patna had ever witnessed. The intensity of...
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10 special trains, 200 buses from Punjab for Prakashotsava

PATNA: The Punjab government will arrange 10 special trains from various parts of the state to Patna Saheb for the 350th Prakashotsava of Guru...
Kailash Mansarovar

Kailash Mansarovar landscape on UNESCO list soon?

DEHRADUN: Preparations are afoot to propose the inclusion of the Kailash Mansarovar landscape in the UNESCO World Heritage site list. At discussions held at the...