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India issues travel advisory for Bangladesh amid violent protests

In light of the ongoing mass protests and violent clashes over the quota system for government jobs in Bangladesh, India has issued an advisory to members of the Indian community and students living in the country. The advisory urges them to avoid travel and minimize movement due to unrest that has left at least six people dead.


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered an investigation

IMD issues red alert for heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa and Kerala

In a recent update, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued rainfall and thunderstorm warnings for Maharashtra, Goa and Kerala in the coming days. This shift marks the downward movement of the monsoon, which will affect coastal areas of Kerala, Karnataka and Konkan-Goa during the week.


The department has issued a red alert in three districts of Kerala, namely Malappuram, Kannur

Ratna Bhandar of Puri Jagannath Temple, the secret chamber, will open after 40 years

India is waiting with bated breath for the discovery of what lies inside the much-awaited Ratna Bhandar, the secret chamber in the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha. The Ratna Bhandar at the Jagannath Temple was last opened in 1985 and an inventory of its jewels and other valuables was last carried out in 1978. Since then, no further inventory of these treasures has been carried out. This long interval

Qutub Minar surpasses Agra Fort to become the second most visited monument by foreigners in 2023-24

According to a recent update by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Qutub Minar has left behind the Agra fort and became the second most visited monument by foreigners in 2023-2024 after the famous Taj Mahal. Qutub Minar is a stunning 13th-century architectural wonder built during the reign of the Delhi Sultanate. It has achieved a major milestone by surpassing the Agra Fort in popularity

Two men drowned in Glacier National Park in Montana, USA

In two separate tragic incidents, two young people died in the famous Glacier National Park in Montana, USA. One of the dead men was Indian and worked in California, and the second was from Nepal and worked in Portland, Oregon.


First Incident


According to park officials, the first incident occurred Saturday morning when a 26-year-old man from India was walking along the Avalanche

Tiger caught in Wayanad has found a new home at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Kerala
08.07.2024 India KeralaNature

Recently, a 10-year-old male tiger named Tolpetty 17 was captured from Kenichira in Wayanad. The beautiful tiger found a new home and was transferred to the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. The animal will undergo a 21-day quarantine at the zoo before being shifted to its designated enclosure.


The tiger was caught by the South Wayanad forest authorities on June 23 after it entered human settlements

Pilgrims will be able to see Kailash Peak from September 15 when the old Lipulekh Pass in Pithoragarh reopens

Devotes will be able to view the sacred peak of Kailash from September 15 from the old Lipulekh pass at 18,300 feet. The pass, located in the Vyas valley of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand, has immense religious significance. Pilgrims will now have a rare opportunity to see Tibet's Kailash as the historic pass reopens to regular pilgrims. The announcement was made by Pithoragarh District Tourism

India is all set to have the world's largest museum on Raisina Hill by 2025

Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat recently announced that India will transform the north and south blocks of Delhi's Raisina Hill complex into the world's largest museum by 2025. If reports are to be believed, this ambitious project will create a museum almost twice the size of France's Louvre. Shekhawat, while interacting with the media, made the discovery and expressed pride at being part

Culinary Adventure: Kolkata Street Food (Durga Puja)

As Durga Puja festivities unfold, Kolkata opens up its streets to some of its best-kept culinary secrets.


Durga Puja is a time of extravagant celebrations in most Bengali homes and neighborhoods. As huge pandals with themes ranging from Star Wars to the Eiffel Tower in Paris line one end, the quest for culinary excellence begins at the other. Food is an integral part of the pujo festival

Bannerghatta Biological Park presents leopard safaris and reforestation efforts

Visitors to Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) can now enjoy a new leopard safari and purchase seedlings at discounted prices thanks to an initiative combining ecotourism with afforestation efforts.


Spanning 20 hectares of deciduous forest, the Leopard Safari is designed to provide a safe and natural environment for both animals and visitors. Many protective measures have been taken, including

Indian Railways to introduce Patna-New Delhi high-speed train

In a recent update, Indian Railways is planning to introduce a high speed train between Patna and New Delhi. An extension of the Delhi-Mumbai High Speed ​​Rail project, this initiative aims to reduce travel time between Patna and Delhi to a whopping 3 hours! This will be a significant improvement over the current 17-hour train journey.


The new high-speed rail corridor, stretching over

Etihad launches flights to Jaipur
25.06.2024 India JaipurAvia

On June 16, UAE national carrier Etihad Airways launched non-stop flights from Abu Dhabi to Jaipur, India.


“By establishing this critical air link to Rajasthan, we aim to meet the growing demand from travelers to region and beyond,” said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of Etihad Airways.


Jaipur, a city of historic palaces and forts such as the majestic City Palace and Amber Fort, is a

Delhi Airport: Fast Track Immigration System Implemented
25.06.2024 India HyderabadAvia

In an effort to simplify international travel and enhance the passenger experience, the Indian government has launched a Faster Immigration - Trusted Traveler Program (FTI-TTP) in Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi. Launched by Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Terminal 3, this initiative marks a significant step towards modernizing immigration processes for Indian citizens and Overseas

Kozhikode in Kerala becomes India's first UNESCO City of Literature

Kozhikode celebrates a historic event! The city made history by becoming the first city in India to receive UNESCO City of Literature status. The announcement at the Jubilee Hall of the Kandamkulam Muhammad Abdu Rahiman Memorial in Thali, Kozhikode marked a significant recognition of the city's rich literary heritage. UNESCO awarded Kozhikode this prestigious designation on October 31, 2023, confirming

Malaysia and China jointly nominated the famous lion dance to the UNESCO cultural heritage list
24.06.2024 IndiaDo you know?

Malaysia and China have joined forces to nominate a lion dance for inclusion on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The decision was made following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the tourism sector and the Cultural Exchange Executive Program for 2024-2029.

A male tiger was rescued and released in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu.

In a recent incident, a male tiger was rescued, treated and released into the Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu. Veterinarians, officials and Tirupur forest officials freed the male tiger, which was injured due to the trap. According to reports, the tiger's estimated age is between eight and nine years. The tiger accidentally entered the cage of a goat in the Amaravati forest area.


After

Ranipur Tiger Reserve to be converted into ecotourism hub

According to the latest developments, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to develop the Ranipur Tiger Reserve in Chitrakoot into an eco-tourism destination. Accordingly, a detailed action plan has been drawn up and the Forest Department has already started implementing the project.


According to a government official, approximately INR 38 lakh will be allocated for upgrading tourism

Sikkim: Massive landslides leave more than 1,200 tourists stranded; 9 lives lost

More than 1,200 tourists, including 15 foreigners, are stranded in Sikkim's Mangan district due to massive landslides caused by incessant rains for over 36 hours, an official said on Friday. Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang has convened an emergency meeting at Mintokgang to assess the situation and coordinate relief efforts.


Sikkim Tourism and Civil Aviation Department Principal

Gulmarg: Iconic 106-year-old Maharani Temple burnt down in massive fire

As a result of a tragic event, the famous Maharani temple in Gulmarg, located on the top of a hill, burned down in a fire. If reports are to be believed, a fire broke out at the famous Maharani temple where the iconic Bollywood song 'Jai Jai Shiv Shankar' starring Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz was once shot. The fire consumed the temple overnight, leaving behind nothing but ashes. This temple had important

Safe flight for solo women
05.06.2024 IndiaAvia

Indian carrier IndiGo has launched a new feature designed to give single women travelers the opportunity to sit next to other single women.


According to Travelandtourworld.com, the new initiative allows women to check and choose seats next to those that were pre-booked by other female travelers during online check-in. The airline believes this feature will improve the comfort and safety

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