Holiday Travel in India - States and Interests

India is the world's largest democracy, consisting of 28 states and 7 union territories. The states are demarcated, broadly on the basis of the spoken language.

Himalayan North India consists of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.These beautiful mountains welcome the spiritual and adventurous tourists. This area has many of the most popular hill stations and religious places. Kashmir is a honeymoon vacation paradise.

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With 'small rape incident' remark, Arun Jaitley assaulted entire female fraternity ... - Financial Express


Times of India

With 'small rape incident' remark, Arun Jaitley assaulted entire female fraternity ...
Financial Express
Scores of Mahila Congress workers today staged protest against Union Minister Arun Jaitley's "small rape incident" remark and demanded an apology saying he has insulted the entire female fraternity of the country – he was referring to the gruesome Delhi ...
Cong Ambushes FinMin Over Rape RemarksOutlook
Women Congress activists protest outside Jaitley's residenceBusiness Standard
Jaitley Calls Nirbhaya Gangrape 'Small Incident'; Congress Workers ProtestThe Indian Republic
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DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh - Zee News


Economic Times

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh
Zee News
Guwahati: At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it. "Flood condition is nothing new to ...
Violence: VK Singh contradicts GogoiAssam Times
Assam flood is nothing new: VK Singhindiablooms
Assam-Nagaland boder dispute: VK Singh differs with Tarun Gogoi's view over ...Daily News & Analysis
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Congress-free India: Amit Shah proposes BJP government in Telangana - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Congress-free India: Amit Shah proposes BJP government in Telangana
Daily News & Analysis
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday addressed a rally in Hyderabad, appealing to BJP workers to take Andhra Pradesh and Telangana forward towards growth and development together as brothers. Appreciating the Prime Minister ...
Calling Off Talks a Message to Pakistan: BJP President Amit ShahNDTV
Only a BJP PM can cancel talks with Pakistan: Amit ShahFinancial Express
Modi govt sent message to Pakistan by cancelling talks, says Amit ShahFirstpost
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Amarinder Singh questions Narendra Modi's silence over booing of CMs - Economic Times


Economic Times

Amarinder Singh questions Narendra Modi's silence over booing of CMs
Economic Times
CHANDIGARH: Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today questioned the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence over booing of some Chief Ministers by his supporters in his presence, and lashed out at the BJP for defending these "disgusting" ...
After Vowing No Stage-Sharing, Chief Minister Hooda Meets PM ModiNDTV
Congress won`t tolerate insult to CM at PM Modi`s functions: Narayan RaneZee News
Why is Modi mum on hooting of CMs: CaptHindustan Times
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Rajnath refutes Uttarakhand Governor's claim of being asked to quit - IBNLive


IBNLive

Rajnath refutes Uttarakhand Governor's claim of being asked to quit
IBNLive
Lucknow: Government on Friday denied claims made by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi that he had been asked to quit and said an "appropriate response" will be filed before Supreme Court soon. Talking to PTI after touring flood-affected areas of Uttar ...
Never asked Uttarakhand Governor to quit: Rajnath SinghZee News
After Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi moves Supreme Court, Centre says it ...Times of India
No pressure was exerted to remove Aziz Qureshi: Rajnath SinghParda Phash
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Irom Chanu Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, sent to judicial custody ... - Times of India


Times of India

Irom Chanu Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, sent to judicial custody ...
Times of India
IMPHAL: Two days after she was released on court orders, civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was re-arrested on Friday by the police on fresh charges of attempt to commit suicide and remanded to judicial custody by the court. "We re-arrested her this ...
Irom Sharmila re-arrested, remanded to 15 days judicial custodyFirstpost
Irom Sharmila Re-Arrested, Suicide Attempt Charge BackNDTV
Manipur activist Irom Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, jailed for 15 daysIBNLive
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Bihar CM Manjhi asks Dalits to increase their population - India Today


India Today

Bihar CM Manjhi asks Dalits to increase their population
India Today
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram ManjhiBihar Chief Minister Jitan Ran Manjhi has raked up fresh controversy on Friday by urging Dalits to marry outside their caste in order to increase their population. "Dalit youths should go for more inter-caste marriages.
Manjhi holds PM responsible for dig at CMsBusiness Standard
Bihar Special Status Unlikely Till Formation of New Government: Sushil Kumar ...The New Indian Express
Bihar CM urges Dalits to marry outside castegulfnews.com

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LoP issue: Congress to wait for govt response to SC view - The Hindu


The Hindu

LoP issue: Congress to wait for govt response to SC view
The Hindu
The Congress will wait to hear the Modi Government's response to the Supreme Court's observations on the Leader of Opposition issue, before it takes its next step, even as it said the apex court's position had “vindicated” its stand – that the Speaker's ...
Cong, BJP spar over LoP issueBusiness Standard
Cong should accept Speaker's decision on LoP issue: RajnathHindustan Times
Lok Sabha must select LoP even if amendments have to be done: Shanti BhushanZee News
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Karnataka government announces 3 day state mourning as mark of respect to ... - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Karnataka government announces 3 day state mourning as mark of respect to ...
Daily News & Analysis
Karnataka government announced a three-day state mourning and holiday on Saturday for its offices and educational institutions as a mark of respect to Ananthamurthy, one of the seven Kannada writers to get the coveted the Jnanpith honour. The final ...
UR Ananthamurthy: Titan of Kannada literature transcends to heavenZee News
Jnanpith award winner UR Ananthamurthy passes awayIndian Express
Noted Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy is deadBusiness Standard
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Court orders FIR against ICICI CEO Chanda Kochchar - India Today


Financial Express

Court orders FIR against ICICI CEO Chanda Kochchar
India Today
A court has asked police to file a case against ICICI bank CEO Chanda Kochchar and the private bank's head of card operations Vinay Valse. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Lucknow, Sunil Kumar, after hearing a petition filed by an ICICI Bank credit card holder ...
Court asks police to lodge FIR against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar ...Financial Express
Court asks police to lodge FIR against ICICI Bank CEO, another officialEconomic Times
UP Court asks police to lodge FIR against ICICI Bank CEOMoneycontrol.com

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US-based Subramanian likely to be next Chief Economic Advisor - IBNLive


IBNLive

US-based Subramanian likely to be next Chief Economic Advisor
IBNLive
New Delhi: US-based economist Arvind Subramanian is likely to be appointed Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry. According to sources, his name has been recommended to the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) for approval. The post of ...
India poised to appoint Arvind Subramanian as economic adviserFinancial Times
Arvind Subramanian set to be India's economic tsarTODAYonline
Arvind Subramanian all set to be the CEAThe Hindu
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BJP MPs Opt Out of US Junket by Seed-Giant Monsanto - NDTV


The Hindu

BJP MPs Opt Out of US Junket by Seed-Giant Monsanto
NDTV
New Delhi: Four law-makers of the ruling BJP have reportedly opted out of a junket to the US organised by seed giant Monsanto. The week-long study tour begins tomorrow; 15 MPs from various parties were invited. Sources said the BJP members of ...
BJP asks its MPs to opt out of Monsanto sponsored tourBusiness Standard
NDA MPs head for Monsanto-funded study tour after GM food trial banIndia Today
BJP, Sena MPs to attend Monsanto-funded study tour in US: ReportZee News
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Indians keep faith in PM Modi, see NDA govternment as best hope for economy ... - Economic Times


Economic Times

Indians keep faith in PM Modi, see NDA govternment as best hope for economy ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: More than 70 per cent of Indians are satisfied with the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he took office nearly three months ago, an opinion poll showed, seeing in him the best hope to put the economy back on track. The 'Mood of ...
Oommen Chandy asks PM Modi to consult states on plan panelZee News
PM Narendra Modi now faces huge backlashFinancial Express
BJP logo was part of Modi's attire, no case against him: CourtFirstpost
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Arun Jaitley stirs anger by making light of Delhi rape case

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley faced criticism on Friday for making light of the gang rape of a Delhi woman in 2012 and her subsequent death by saying it was a small incident that had cost India billions of dollars in tourism.







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President calls on council of IITs to draw roadmap for governance in line with ... - Business Standard


Times of India

President calls on council of IITs to draw roadmap for governance in line with ...
Business Standard
President Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated a one-day conference of Chairmen of Board of Governors and Directors of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mukherjee described IITs as knowledge leaders of the nation and urged ...
President calls on council of IITs to draw up a roadmap for governance in line ...Bangalore Mirror
President Asks IITs to Explore Ways For Quality EducationOutlook

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Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding - IBNLive


IBNLive

Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding
IBNLive
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre and Election Commission on Congress Party's plea challenging Delhi High Court's verdict holding it along with BJP prima facie guilty of violating the foreign funding law by receiving donations ...
Foreign funding: SC notice to CentreThe Hindu
Supreme Court notice to EC, Centre on Congress foreign funding pleaLivemint
SC issues notice to Centre, EC over FCRA violationEnewspaper of India

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Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding - IBNLive


IBNLive

Supreme Court notice to Centre, EC on Congress plea on foreign funding
IBNLive
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Centre and Election Commission on Congress Party's plea challenging Delhi High Court's verdict holding it along with BJP prima facie guilty of violating the foreign funding law by receiving donations ...
Foreign funding: SC notice to CentreThe Hindu
SC notice to centre, poll panel over Congress pleaBusiness Standard
SC issues notice to Centre, EC over FCRA violationEnewspaper of India

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Gaps remain in India's Ebola preparedness, says WHO

NEW DELHI, Thomson Reuters Foundation - India has been pro-active in preparing for an outbreak of Ebola, but authorities need to improve the surveillance of travellers and raise public awareness about the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.







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Delhi HC refuses to hear PIL against UPSC's decision on prelims - Firstpost


IBNLive

Delhi HC refuses to hear PIL against UPSC's decision on prelims
Firstpost
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to hear a PIL against UPSC's decision asking candidates not to answer questions in English Comprehensive section of the preliminary examination of the civil services to be held on 24 August. "Why don't ...
UPSC exam: Visually impaired candidates to get extra timeZee News
IAS Preliminary Exam 2014 Amended SchemeJagran Josh
UPSC CSAT on August 24: Take from different Exam CentresPrepSure
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Assembly elections: BJP flexes muscles over seats as allies Uddhav, Bishnoi ... - Firstpost


Economic Times

Assembly elections: BJP flexes muscles over seats as allies Uddhav, Bishnoi ...
Firstpost
The Bharatiya Janata Party's brand new confidence from their victory in the Lok Sabha elections is giving the party's allies some heartburn, from the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra to the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) in Haryana. With Assembly elections coming ...
Haryana assembly elections: BJP may go it aloneEconomic Times
Talks with BJP chief positive, clarity on tie-up soon: BishnoiHindustan Times
BJP swells and strides in HaryanaIndian Express

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Kerala, India's wettest state, to go dry - in 10 years

BANGALORE (Reuters) - India's wettest state is planning to dry out, drop by drop.







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Air India Passenger Tied Up After Going Berserk Mid-Air - NDTV


NDTV

Air India Passenger Tied Up After Going Berserk Mid-Air
NDTV
New Delhi: A drunk and abusive Indian passenger was tied to his seat on a 12-hour Air India flight from Melbourne to Delhi on Wednesday. The 27-year-old man allegedly became unruly after a few drinks, and started shouting at crew members. He allegedly ...
Drunk passenger tied up mid-air after creating ruckus, nabbedBusiness Standard
Drunk Air India passenger tied to seat after attacking, biting co-passengersFirstpost
Air cabin crew strap drunk passenger to seatSky News Australia

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JD(U) MLA who proposed 'right to bribe' suspended - Hindustan Times


Economic Times

JD(U) MLA who proposed 'right to bribe' suspended
Hindustan Times
Bihar's ruling Janata Dal (United) on Friday suspended Islampur MLA Rajiv Ranjan, who had proposed the enactment of a new law to legalise corruption in the state, from the party. Advertisement. Ranjan's suspension comes exactly five days after he had told ...
JD-U suspends its legislator for six yearsBusiness Standard
JD(U) suspends Islampur MLA Rajiv Ranjan for 6 yearsIndian Express
JD(U) suspends party MLA Rajiv Ranjan for 6 yearsPress Trust of India

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Remove encroachments within "No Construction Zone" along Kaliasot river ... - Economic Times


Economic Times

Remove encroachments within "No Construction Zone" along Kaliasot river ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Stressing that "protection" and "improvement" of the environment is need of the hour, the National Green Tribunal has directed Madhya Pradesh to remove all encroachments within a 33-metre "No Construction Zone" (NCZ) along the entire ...

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Chennai`s 375th anniversary: Historic coastal city celebrates `Madras Day` - Zee News


The Hindu

Chennai`s 375th anniversary: Historic coastal city celebrates `Madras Day`
Zee News
Chennai: A name that kindles the old world charm, 'Madras,' in its latest avatar Chennai, turned 375 on Friday as festivities marked the birthday of this historic coastal city in South India. In the run up to Madras Day, a long list of programmes devised by a set of ...
Happy 375 Years: Madras, More Beautiful With Each YearNDTV
Happy Birthday Chennai: India's oldest city turns 375!India.com
Madras Day fever to celebrate 375 years of glory grips netizensIndia Today
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Who needs an Indian VISA?

Foreigners coming to India need a valid passport from their country of origin and a valid Indian VISA.

Indian Yoga : India Yogic Retreats

India recipes: Indian Cuisine

India - Indian History

Indian history starts with evidence of human activity in the southern state of Tamil Nadu 75,000 years ago. Evidence of Homo Erectus activity dates back to 500,000 years.

The Indus Valley Civilization, along the river Indus in the North West of India, was a very advanced culture that existed from 3000 to 1300 BCE. This was , the first major Indian civilization.

India Embassy : Indian missions abroad

Here is a list of all the Indian Missions Abroad.

Control F to search for your  country. This list is from this India government site

AFGHANISTAN

Embassy of India

Malalai Watt, Shahre-Nau,
Kabul, Afghanistan.

Telephone: 00-873-763095560

Fax: 00-873-763095561

India Language, Indian Hindi

Indian languages fall under two major and two minor families : the Indo-European languages—Indo-Aryan (70%)—and the Dravidian languages (22% ), Austro-Asiatic and Tibeto-Burman families and a few isolated languages.

India Kids, Indian Children

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