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Safari soon in Mahananda forests

Wildlife lovers would soon be able to enjoy a safari ride in jeeps with animals like tiger, leopard, elephant and bison moving around in natural surroundings inside the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal in India. The state forest department has prepared a detailed project report to allow safari in the southern section of the […]

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Tale of two Tiger sightings in Ranthambore

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan in India is one of the most celebrated tiger parks in world alongwith Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh. Ranthambore has been home to one of the most revered tigress ‘Machli’, a lead in one of the most well known wildlife fights between a tiger and a crocodile. […]

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सिक्किमः कंचनजंघा की गोद में बसा स्वर्ग

छोटा सा लेकिन प्राकृतिक दृष्टि से बेहद खूबसूरत राज्य सिक्किम हिमालय के ठीक पूर्वी छोर पर स्थित है। हिमालय से इसकी नजदीकी इतनी ज्यादा है कि इस पर दुनिया की तीसरी सबसे ऊंची चोटी कंचनजंघा (8598 मीटर) की छत्रछाया मानी जाती है। यही वजह है कि सिक्किम कंचनजंघा को देवता की तरह पूजता है। प्राकृतिक […]

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Rugby comes to Tourism’s rescue

Australia boasted the largest ever rise in visitor arrivals in June as fans of the British and Irish Lions invaded the country to watch a one-in-12 year rugby test series. In a boost to the economy that might make up for Australia losing the series, arrivals from the UK surged 68 percent in June to […]

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Naranag: Kashmir we know less about

Talking about tourism in Kashmir, will generally take you to Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonmarg and Pahalgam. No doubt that they are the gems of the valley, but there is still a lot besides these four top spots. Lot many places to see and admire and lot beyond the regular natural beauty spots. Naranag is one of […]

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Bhitarkanika National Park reopens for tourists

Nature lovers who long for savouring the warmth of congenial wetland spots in Bhitarkanika in Odisha’s Kendrapara district would now have to take care of their purse. Visiting the mangrove-infested sites with a shoe-string budget has now become a thing of past. As Bhitarkanika National Park reopened for visitors on Thursday, 1st August 2013, authorities […]

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TREAT THE KIDS TO A ROYAL GETAWAY

Children don’t have to be born into royalty to be treated like a prince or princess at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel. The property is giving all parents the chance to treat their kids like VIPs through the hotel’s Love Your Family package. With the package, children are welcomed in style with […]

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Outstanding Indian paintings come to National Museum Cardiff

On Saturday, 27 July 2013, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin – an exhibition of Indian paintings from the exceptional private collection of one of Britain’s most celebrated artists, Howard Hodgkin – opened at National Museum Cardiff in Wales. The collection, never shown in Wales before, comprised most of the main types […]

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Pamban Bridge enters hundredth year!

Almost for a century it remained to be India’s longest sea link, until 2010 when Bandra-Worli sea link was opened. Pamban rail Bridge on Palk Strait in Tamilnadu state of India was opened for traffic in 1914. It has now entered into its hundredth year. This sea link is 2.3 kilometres long and it connects […]

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Nanda Devi Raj Jaat not to be postponed

The famed Nanda Devi Jaat Yatra, held after every 12 years in Uttarakhand hill state of north India, will not be postponed in wake of the recent rain tragedy in Kedarnath, Chamoli, Rudraprayg areas, which left scores dead and entire hill state shaken. Although, district authorities have suggested keeping it at a local level this time […]

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