Wednesday, July 24, 2024

ASI budget less than cost of a Mumbai flat

DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru, in his book 'The Discovery of India' call India as “an ancient palimpsest on which layer upon layer of thought and...

No more a pillar!

OPINION Once again, the Indian travel and tourism sector has been given the short shrift in the general budget. There had been great hopes that Arun...

Two cheers for rail budget

OPINION No fare hike, lots of savvy announcements, multiple new plans drawn up. In continuation with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's first railway budget in 2015,...

Can tourism be responsible?

OPINION Is tourism doing more harm than good to the planet? Let's see the empirical evidence. More than a billion humans took off on journeys...

Chennai fav year end destination, says survey!

OPINION It is hard to say if it is a case of not caring or just sheer ignorance. Hotels.com, one of the world's leading hotel...
Halla Eco Forest on Yonggangsan Mountain is home to 288,000 trees representing 333 indigenous plants

What’s your holiday footprint?

OPINION Are you harming the planet by taking a vacation? Is your holiday adding to carbon emission? The bad news is, in all probability, yes....

Devil truly in the details

OPINION How crucial is modern aviation in a country like India? Well, without air connectivity, imagining a modern economy is rather difficult. India is already...
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Why does it cost so little to see the Taj?

OPINION So the entry fee for Taj mahal, and other historical monuments is to be hiked. That's a proposal, and comments are invited. Predictably this...

Rupee slide? So what?

OPINION With fresh weakening in the Indian Rupee (INR) against the US Dollar, stories regarding the impact of the currency movement on outbound travel by Indian...

Clean India Mission progress for real?

OPINION For many visiting India, the filth is the first thing they notice. Foreigners clicking pictures of litter, open potholes and animal waste on the streets...

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