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Tour operators criticise monuments entry fee hike

IATO said the many-fold increase would "negatively" impact footfalls DELHI:   Criticising the "steep hike" in the entry charges for the monuments under Archaeological Survey...
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Taj Mahal a “blot on Indian culture”: BJP leader

MEERUT: Just weeks after the Uttar Pradesh government dropped the Taj Mahal from its tourism brochure, Sangeet Som, BJP MLA and an accused in...

Kerala Tourism, UNESCO sign pact on Spice Route heritage

KOCHI Kerala Tourism has signed an agreement with UNESCO to begin a historic cooperation between the State and the world’s foremost cultural organisation in promoting...

Archaeological Survey of India for limited visitors to Taj

LUCKNOW The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) may soon impose a limit on the number of tourists visiting the Taj Mahal. A proposal to this...

MoT to hold ‘Bharat Parv’ across Delhi this Independence Day

DELHI The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) will organise Bharat Parv, a festival of cuisines and culture from different states, in different parts of Delhi, as...

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...

Minister directs ASI for e-ticketing at Twin Hills

BHUBANESWAR Union Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Sunday directed the Archaeological Survey of India to start e-ticketing system...

President to inaugurate North East festival in Delhi

DELHI India's President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a cultural festival for the North East organized by Government of Meghalaya and sponsored by the North Eastern...

Madhya Pradesh to host 10-day Jal Mahotsav from Feb 12

DELHI Madhya Pradesh will organise India's first Jal Mahotsav in February. Starting on the 12th of the month the 10-day long festival will be hosted at...

HolidayIQ signs MoU with INTACH

DELHI: Travel and holiday information portal HolidayIQ on Tuesday signed an MoU with INTACH to jointly identify "next big heritage destination" in India for...

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