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Andhra tourism babu thrashes woman who told him to wear mask

The accused, identified as Bhaskar, is the deputy manager of a hotel under the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department in Nellore

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Economy

Sitharaman to unveil package to fight COVID-hit economy

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today met with secretaries and a minister to finalise packages for the respective sectors hit the hardest by the outbreak

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Business

Bezos visits Varanasi for Ganga Ārti, Taj for tourism

Undaunted by the dismissive attitude of the government towards him, Jeff Bezos is going about mixing business with fun these days in India

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India

Modi: Finishing work left incomplete since independence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his birthday speech delivered from the Sardar Sarovar Dam covered a gamut of issues from Article 370 to Narmada-driven development

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India

Kargil seeks to shrug off its ‘war zone’ tag for tourism

Even 20 years after the war, if you type Kargil in a search engine, the first result that pops up is the Kargil War, a tour operator sighed

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India

Karnataka: BJP govt dumps INC agenda of separate flag

Siddaramaiah government had requested the Centre to include the Karnataka flag in the schedule of the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1950

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Business

Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet to be inaugurated by PM?

Himachal will showcase the policy & regulatory environment, investment opportunities across eight sectors to boost employment generation

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India

Bridge replacing Lakshman Jhula to come up before 2021 Kumbh

A site for the bridge on the upper stream side of Lakshman Jhula has been identified by the PWD and an amount of more than Rs 3 crore has been sanctioned for initial work related to the project

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India Social Media

Kerala Tourism ranked best page on Facebook

New Delhi: Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page has trumped other state tourism boards by climbing on to the top slot. The Kerala Tourism page pushed the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department’s Facebook page to the second place with 1.5 million likes to emerge as the top page. The Gujarat Tourism Facebook page was ranked third. Facebook […]

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India

Death of tourist in Kashmir completely condemnable: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the death of a tourist who was targeted by stone-pelters in Kashmir was ‘completely condemnable’ and not ‘very conducive’ for tourism in the Valley. The minister also said armed forces have to be firm with terrorists and described the Kashmir issue as ‘very sensitive’ and nuanced. The […]