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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Leaders condole Murli Deora's death - Zee News


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Leaders condole Murli Deora's death
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New Delhi/Mumbai: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday condoled the death of veteran Congress leader and former union minister Murli S Deora, saying people shall value his significant contribution towards growth and ...
Congress leader Murli Deora passes away after prolonged illnessIndian Express
Veteran Congressman Murli Deora dead, leaders mourn demise (Roundup)Business Standard
Sonia, Rahul Gandhi Pay Floral Tributes to Murli DeoraNDTV
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Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee trying to scuttle CBI's probe, alleges BJP - Daily News & Analysis


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Saradha scam: Mamata Banerjee trying to scuttle CBI's probe, alleges BJP
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The BJP on Monday claimed that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was trying to scuttle the CBI probe into the Saradha scam by repeatedly attacking the central agency. "Mamata Banerjee is continuously attacking the CBI which is probing the ...
Mamata takes on Centre, says conspiracies can't halt development of WBBusiness Standard
Mamata blames Centre for dragging TMC in Saradha scam, Kunal Ghosh calls ...Zee News
Mamata biggest beneficiary of Saradha scam, alleges Kunal GhoshIBNLive
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Organizations representing Bhopal Gas survivors seek government intervention ... - Business Standard


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Organizations representing Bhopal Gas survivors seek government intervention ...
Business Standard
Five organizations working for the rights of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster called upon the Centre and the Madhya Pradesh Government to urgently respond to the juridical issues concerning the ongoing contamination of soil and groundwater.
Bhopal gas tragedy: 'Financial compensation will never be sufficient without ...Daily News & Analysis
Bhopal survivors write to govt. to respond to US courtindiablooms

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BJP confident of holding Amit Shah meet in Kolkata - Times of India


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BJP confident of holding Amit Shah meet in Kolkata
Times of India
KOLKATA: The state unit of BJP on Monday expressed confidence of holding the proposed meeting of BJP president Amit Shah in the city on November 30. "We are confident that Amit Shah's meeting will take place in the city. We will also wait for the high ...
Amit Shah cautions against Cong-RJD-JD(U) alliance in JharkhandDaily News & Analysis
Jharkhand polls: Amit Shah cautions against Cong-RJD-JD(U) allianceNiticentral

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'No blank cheque' for support to govt on GST, Insurance Bills: - Business Standard


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'No blank cheque' for support to govt on GST, Insurance Bills:
Business Standard
Keeping the government on tenterhooks on key reform measures like the Insurance Bill and GST, Congress today said there is "no blank cheque" on its support on these in Parliament as the "devil lies in the details". Although he described the proposed Goods ...
Modi praises opposition, hopes winter session is fruitfulDaijiworld.com
Winter Session: Govt firm on passing Insurance Bill but opposition may play ...Firstpost
Reforms Bills In For Trouble With Oppn Trying To Close RanksBusinessworld
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7 Kilogram Bomb Wrapped in Towel Found in Assam Train - NDTV


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7 Kilogram Bomb Wrapped in Towel Found in Assam Train
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Rangiya, Assam: A powerful bomb, weighing more than seven kilograms, was recovered from a train compartment in Assam today, police said. Security personnel spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and wires sticking out in front a toilet on the ...
Bomb found in Assam trainDeccan Herald
Powerful bomb recovered from train compartment in AssamZee News

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Nitin Gadkari Adopts Pachgaon Village in Nagpur - NDTV


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Nitin Gadkari Adopts Pachgaon Village in Nagpur
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has adopted Pachgaon village of the district under the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna'. Gadkari adopted Pachgaon village in Umrer taluka. submit to reddit; inShare; Add to Flipboard Magazine. email. Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin ...
Nitin Gadkari adopts Pachgaon village under Sansad Adarsh Gram YojnaFirstpost
Gadkari adopts Pachgaon village in NagpurPress Trust of India

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Northeast states gear up for three-day Modi visit - Indian Express


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Northeast states gear up for three-day Modi visit
Indian Express
Addressing his first election rally in the state, Modi said "democracy, humanity and The annual conference of DGPs and IGPs is said to be most important meeting for Prime Minister Modi. (Source: IE archive). Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Guwahati ...
Assam: NIA foils major blast ahead of PM Modi's visitIBNLive
Assam: Explosive recovered ahead of DGP meetHindustan Times
Assam gets ready for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visitEconomic Times
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Smriti Irani upset with media for bringing her personal life under scanner - Daily News & Analysis


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Smriti Irani upset with media for bringing her personal life under scanner
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Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani, who stoked a controversy following her meeting with an astrologer, lashed out at the media on Monday for bringing her personal life under the scanner. "I recognise that I bring TRPs.
Smriti says Sanskrit will be optional, but KV schools have nothing else to offerFirstpost
German controversy: HRD Minister Smriti Irani's order effectively makes Sanskrit ...Indian Express
What Astrologer Predicted for Union Minister Smriti IraniNDTV
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Bihar: Spokesperson of Siwan BJP MP shot dead - Indian Express


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Bihar: Spokesperson of Siwan BJP MP shot dead
Indian Express
A spokesperson of the BJP Member of Parliament from Siwan was killed on Sunday night by unidentified assailants when he was returning home. Police said the incident took place at around 10 pm under the town police station of Siwan when Srikant Bharti ...
BJP leader shot dead in Bihar; Killing sparks protestsSikhSiyasat.Net
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BJP leader shot dead in Bihar, violent protests followThe Hindu

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Made snana: protests tomorrow - The Hindu


Made snana: protests tomorrow
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Disappointed with the interim verdict of the Karnataka High Court that allowed 'made snana' to continue at Kukke Subramanya temple, the Karnataka State Backward Classes Awareness Forum will stage a one-day protest in the city on Tuesday. The protest ...
Vedike to start awareness drive afresh from Kukke on November 25Times of India

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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in India - Firstpost


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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in India
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Do you know who the "biggest enemies of the Hindu society" are? These are 'Malicious-5 or M5 — Marxism, Macaulayism, Missionaries, Materialism and Muslim extremism — says a two-side printed single-page 'Thought Paper' distributed in the World Hindu ...
RSS lists Muslim extremism, Missionaries among five biggest enemies of Hindutvaummid.com
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Miracles to social reforms: Why Kerala's Father Chavara, Mother Euphrasia were ... - Firstpost


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Miracles to social reforms: Why Kerala's Father Chavara, Mother Euphrasia were ...
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With the canonisation of Mar Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Marth Euphrasia Eluvathingal in Vatican on Sunday, Kerala now has three saints that Catholics all over the world can worship and pray to. The first saint from the state was Sister Alphonsa, fondly ...
India's Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia canonised by Pope in ...Indian Express
Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four ItaliansBangladesh News 24 hours
Koonammavu turns into a sea of peopleThe Hindu
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U.S. seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO breakthrough

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade dispute paved the way for President Barack Obama to visit India.







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Clarke picked by Aussies despite injury doubt

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke has ruled himself out of a two-day tour match against India, placing his selection for next week's first test in fresh doubt.







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India targets private cash to build railways to its ports

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is targeting up to $1 billion of private investment by 2017 to build rail lines linking ports and national networks to ease growing congestion, which has delayed coal imports for power plants and contributed to a power supply crisis.







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India names Ajit Doval as special envoy for China border talks

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Monday named its powerful national security adviser as a special envoy on China, opening the way for resumption of talks on the disputed border, where tensions have risen in recent months over border patrols and stiffer defences.







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Freed fishermen: Modi not beholden to Sri Lanka-Tamil issue - Moneycontrol.com


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Freed fishermen: Modi not beholden to Sri Lanka-Tamil issue
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Given this mindless hostility of all Tamil parties to anything Sri Lankan, it is a laughable claim that they could have gotten any concession on the fishermen's conviction with Rajapakse. 1. Comments (1). Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3.
Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi requesting release of fishermen in Sri Lanka ...Firstpost
Bring pressure on Centre to find solution for fishermen problem: KarunanidhiThe Hindu
Tamil Nadu chief minister seeks PM Modi's intervention to secure release of 38 ...Times of India
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Saradha scam: CBI questions former Assam minister Anjan Dutta - Daily News & Analysis


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Saradha scam: CBI questions former Assam minister Anjan Dutta
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CBI on Monday questioned former Assam Minister and Congress leader Anjan Dutta in connection with its probe in the Saradha chit fund scam in which thousands of investors were allegedly duped. Dutta was summoned at the CGO complex in Kolkata for ...
Saradha scam: CBI quizzes former Assam ministerIndia Today
CBI grills Anjan Dutta in KolkataAssam Times

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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists out 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in ... - Firstpost


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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists out 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in ...
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Do you know who the "biggest enemies of the Hindu society" are? These are 'Malicious-5 or M5 — Marxism, Macaulayism, Missionaries, Materialism and Muslim extremism — says a two-side printed single-page 'Thought Paper' distributed in the World Hindu ...
World Hindu Congress concludesPress Trust of India
VHP leader asks Hindus to use helpline no. to stay safeThe Asian Age
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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists out 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in ... - Firstpost


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Macaulayism, Muslim extremism: RSS lists out 5 biggest enemies of Hindutva in ...
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Do you know who the "biggest enemies of the Hindu society" are? These are 'Malicious-5 or M5 — Marxism, Macaulayism, Missionaries, Materialism and Muslim extremism — says a two-side printed single-page 'Thought Paper' distributed in the World Hindu ...

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Srinagar has coldest night of the season - Hindustan Times


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Srinagar has coldest night of the season
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Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, and Leh, in Ladakh region, experienced the coldest nights of the season so far as the cold wave further tightened its grip in the state. The mercury in Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, ...
Srinagar has Coldest Night of Season, Leh FreezesNDTV
Leh freezes, coldest night of season in SrinagarIndileak

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Maharashtra: Will Sena join the govt to bail out BJP's greenhorns? - Firstpost


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Maharashtra: Will Sena join the govt to bail out BJP's greenhorns?
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Mumbai: The BJP's minority government in the state will be up for a stormy winter session in the Assembly if the Shiv Sena refuses to join the ministry in this week's cabinet expansion. With Sena playing hard ball, the BJP is left with no option but to fall back on ...
Will primarily raise Maharashtra related issues in Winter Session: Shiv SenaDaily News & Analysis
Shiv Sena to support Modi govt, says Sanjay RautIndia Today
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JD-U may oust Manjhi as Bihar chief minister - ABP News


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JD-U may oust Manjhi as Bihar chief minister
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Patna: Speculation is rife in Bihar's political circles over the possible ouster of Jitan Ram Manjhi as the chief minister after he said his days in the office are numbered. The speculation gained strength a day after Manjhi said his days in office were numbered as ...
I Will Not Take Anybody's Advice, Says Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram ManjhiNDTV
Will continue to speak my mind says ManjhiJagran Post
Manjhi Refuses to Mend his WaysThe New Indian Express

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All's not well with Congress - Times of India


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All's not well with Congress
Times of India
RANCHI : Can Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi counter the perceived Narendra Modi wave in Jharkhand? Though Congress candidates trying their luck in the assembly polls would prefer to believe so, ground realities could be different. During the weekend ...
Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Kashmir for polls on 25 NovFirstpost
Rahul Gandhi to campaign in J&K tomorrowZee News
Dumped by people, Congress faces the gravest crisis, internal fight escalatesIBNLive
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Foreigners coming to India need a valid passport from their country of origin and a valid Indian VISA.

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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

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AFGHANISTAN

Embassy of India

Malalai Watt, Shahre-Nau,
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Telephone: 00-873-763095560

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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.

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