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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Vibgyor High resumes after two weeks, kids get police security - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Vibgyor High resumes after two weeks, kids get police security
Daily News & Analysis
Nearly three weeks after the Vibgyor School was forced to shut down by angry parents due to the sexual assault of a six-year old student in the school premises, the Marathahalli-based school has finally resumed its academic sessions on Monday, amidst tight ...
Bangalore Police arrests 2 gym instructors in child rape caseLivemint
Two more arrested for Bangalore school child's rapeBusiness Standard
Rape of 6-year-old in Bangalore school: 2 gym instructors arrestedTimes of India
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Koirala to break protocol to receive Modi at airport - Business Standard


India Today

Koirala to break protocol to receive Modi at airport
Business Standard
Breaking protocol, Nepal Premier Sushil Koirala will personally receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the airport here on Sunday. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Nepal in 17 years, will be accorded a very special welcome at the Tribhuvan ...
In Meet with Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, PM Modi Discusses US Visit ...NDTV
India needs to increase farm output: ModiDaijiworld.com
Big outlays, little spending: The case for having two finance ministersFirstpost
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Kerry lays stress on Modi's 'sab ka saath, sab ka vikaas' growth slogan - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Kerry lays stress on Modi's 'sab ka saath, sab ka vikaas' growth slogan
Hindustan Times
US secretary of state John Kerry said on Monday that it was a “potentially transformative moment” for relations between India and the United States, as the two countries were determined to deliver on the “strategic and historic opportunities” they can create ...
Sab ka saath, Sab ka vikas: John Kerry hails PM Modi's governance formulaFirstpost
Kerry arrives for talks with new Indian govt on key issuesBusiness Standard
John Kerry hails Narendra Modi`s `Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas` visionZee News
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Bharti Airtel misses quarterly profit estimate on Africa woes

(Reuters) - Top Indian mobile carrier Bharti Airtel posted a 61 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday but fell short of analyst estimates as its African business continued to weigh.







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Haryana bureaucrat who took on Hooda govt alleges threat from chief secretary - Times of India


Times of India

Haryana bureaucrat who took on Hooda govt alleges threat from chief secretary
Times of India
CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: Haryana's IAS officer Pradeep Kasni, who had raised objections to appointment of new information commissioners by the Hooda govt, has accused the state chief secretary of threatening him. Kasni, who is secretary, ...
Haryana power minister resigns, attacks HoodaBusiness Standard
Haryana power minister quits in open revolt against CM HoodaFirstpost
After Khemka, another IAS officer pays for honesty in HaryanaOneindia
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Broad strikes twice as England make inroads on day three

SOUTHAMPTON England (Reuters) - Stuart Broad struck twice in the morning session as England kept India on the back foot on day three of the third test at Southampton on Tuesday.







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Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies - Hindustan Times


The Hindu

Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies
Hindustan Times
Several congregations to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a festival marking the end of the Islamic month of Ramzan, turned into pro-Palestine rallies in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, forcing security forces to use tear-smoke shells. The biggest rally was held at ...
PM Modi greets people on occasion of EidTimes of India
Sonia, Rahul greet people on EidBusiness Standard
In pics: clashes on Eid in KashmirKashmir Dispatch
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Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling.







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Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies - Hindustan Times


Times of India

Kashmir: Eid congregations turn into pro-Palestine rallies
Hindustan Times
Several congregations to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, a festival marking the end of the Islamic month of Ramzan, turned into pro-Palestine rallies in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, forcing security forces to use tear-smoke shells. The biggest rally was held at ...
PM Modi greets people on occasion of EidTimes of India
Sonia, Rahul greet people on EidBusiness Standard
In pics: clashes on Eid in KashmirKashmir Dispatch
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Indian nurses who survived Iraq look for jobs in Gulf - IBNLive


IBNLive

Indian nurses who survived Iraq look for jobs in Gulf
IBNLive
Thiruvananthapuram: Less than four weeks after Sunni insurgents freed them in Iraq, the nurses who returned home after days of terror are already looking for new jobs in the Middle East. But none of the 46 women, including one from Tamil Nadu, wants to ...
61 Indians arrive from IraqThe Hindu

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People have no more anger left against UPA: Prithviraj Chavan - Firstpost


IBNLive

People have no more anger left against UPA: Prithviraj Chavan
Firstpost
Assembly elections in Maharashtra are less than three months away. It is time for all political parties to gear up for the grand tussle ahead. While most of the parties are trying to fix their pre-poll alliances, they are also quietly busy picking the strengths and ...
Prithviraj Chavan questions Narendra Modi's 'silence' since he turned PMFinancial Express
Prithviraj Chavan accuses Modi of being autocratic, questions 'silence'IBNLive
Prithviraj Chavan bats for 'respectable' Congress-NCP alliance in MaharashtraDaily News & Analysis

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With 30% slump in sales, its not business as usual this Eid - Times of India


The Hindu

With 30% slump in sales, its not business as usual this Eid
Times of India
MUMBAI: Even as Muslims across the city are celebrating 'Eid Ul-Fitr' today, local traders witnessing brisk business during the month of Ramzan, especially from the penultimate week when festival shopping picks up, have this time registered a 25-30 per cent ...
Despite violence, Eid celebrated in Kashmir valleyFirstpost
Northern Command Chief greets people of J&K on EidPress Trust of India
Several parts of Kashmir witness protests on Eid-ul-FitrTimes Now.tv
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Left Parties Form Grand Alliance in Bihar - NDTV


The Hindu

Left Parties Form Grand Alliance in Bihar
NDTV
Patna: Describing JD(U), RJD and Congress tie-up as "opportunistic", the three major Left parties in Bihar today formed a grand alliance to contest Assembly by-polls on 10 seats in the state. As per seat sharing agreement, CPI(ML) will contest on five seats, ...
Mayawati and Mulayam Singh Yadav should join hands: Lalu Prasad YadavEconomic Times
JD (U) likely to field Rashmi, Rishi, Ram NarainTimes of India

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Bengal Government to Appeal Against High Court Order on Trinamool ... - NDTV


NDTV

Bengal Government to Appeal Against High Court Order on Trinamool ...
NDTV
Kolkata: West Bengal government today decided to appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against ...
Mamata government to appeal order for Tapas Paul CID probeNorthern Voices Online
Calcutta High Court order on Tapas Pal case, an eye opener for othersOneindia
Calcutta HC orders FIR against Tapas Pal; TMC silentHindustan Times
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Critics claim fading stars unlikely to shine on in India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Robert Pires and Joan Capdevila will add a modicum of star quality to India's new franchise-based soccer league but critics believe the presence of such European veterans is unlikely to help develop the sport in the country.

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7 key highlights of the proposed Judicial Appointment Commission Bill - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

7 key highlights of the proposed Judicial Appointment Commission Bill
Daily News & Analysis
The recent debate over the veracity of the collegium system of appointing Supreme Court judges has received a strong call for amendments to the existing provisions. Even eminent jurists, former chief justices, including prominent names such as Markandey ...
Top jurists want change in collegium system that appoints judgesFirstpost
Consensus reached to do away with present collegium of judges appointmentThe News Reports
Top Judges Agree With Government: 'Collegium System Must Go'NDTV
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E-tailer Flipkart raises $1 billion in funding

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Flipkart, India's largest e-tailer, said on Tuesday it raised a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion as it tries to aggressively scale up after Amazon.com Inc's rapid expansion in the country has heated up competition.







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Sons Not Allowed: BJP Rule for Law-Makers for Bihar By-Election - NDTV


Sons Not Allowed: BJP Rule for Law-Makers for Bihar By-Election
NDTV
Patna: Father and son combos in Bihar have got the thumbs down from the BJP. For important elections next month, the party has decided it will not choose candidates whose fathers are parliamentarians. On August 21, by- elections are being held for 10 ...
Bihar BJP MPs' want family members to fight assembly bypollsTimes of India

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This Time, Chief Minister Chouhan Does Not Wear Skull Cap - NDTV


NDTV

This Time, Chief Minister Chouhan Does Not Wear Skull Cap
NDTV
Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, serving his third term as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh appeared to break with tradition on Eid-ul-Fitr today. Mr Chouhan, 55, usually wears a skull cap while addressing Muslims on the festival. Today, on a stage set up at a ...
Mishra gets bail in defamation case against Madhya Pradesh CM, kinTimes of India
Madhya Pradesh govt. to bring out daily on lines of Shiv Sena's 'Saamana'Deccan Chronicle

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Saharanpur riots: 66 arrested, Eid celebrated amidst partial curfew - IBNLive


The Hindu

Saharanpur riots: 66 arrested, Eid celebrated amidst partial curfew
IBNLive
Saharanpur: Eid was celebrated amidst a partial curfew in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. The curfew was relaxed from 7 am to 11 am on the Ambala road and Behat road. The other areas will get to see curfew relaxed from 3 pm to 7 pm. But there ...
In Saharanpur, a Highway has Become the Symbol of DivideNDTV
Security beefed up in Saharanpur townThe Hindu
Curfew relaxed, devouts offer Eid prayersPress Trust of India
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Will Rahul's failure force Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress chief? - Firstpost


Oneindia

Will Rahul's failure force Sonia Gandhi to continue as Congress chief?
Firstpost
Sonia Gandhi's five-year term as Congress president ends next year. But after the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections --- which saw its seats plummeting from 206 in 2009 to a mere 44 in 2014 --- it would appear that the party's longest and ...
"God Save us From Rahul Gandhi's Disposition"The New Indian Express
U'khand state committee of Congress dissolvedTimes of India
Gung-ho BJP misses plain truths in JharkhandIndia Today

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Political leaders greet the nation on Eid-ul-fitr - Hindustan Times


New York Times

Political leaders greet the nation on Eid-ul-fitr
Hindustan Times
Eid-ul-fitr was celebrated across the country on Tuesday as Muslims marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Advertisement. Political leaders took the opportunity to extend their greetings to the people. President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted ...
Several parts of Kashmir witness protests on Eid ul-FitrThe Hindu
Youths clash with police after Eid prayersBusiness Standard
Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in DelhiZee News
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Girl gang-raped by five at gunpoint in Delhi - The Hindu


IANS

Girl gang-raped by five at gunpoint in Delhi
The Hindu
A class X student was allegedly gang-raped by five persons, including two minors, at gunpoint in Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi. The girl alleged in her complaint that the accused also made an MMS of the act and threatened to upload it on the Internet if she ...
Minor Girl Allegedly Gang-Raped at Gunpoint in DelhiNDTV
Another minor gang-raped in Delhi: Class X student in Uttam Nagar was raped ...Daily News & Analysis
Girl gangraped by five at gunpointPress Trust of India
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We enjoyed sheer korma in the day, burst crackers at night: Salman Khan on Eid - Hindustan Times


IANS

We enjoyed sheer korma in the day, burst crackers at night: Salman Khan on Eid
Hindustan Times
Their recently released film, Kick, has done good business over the weekend, and they are hoping that the good run will continue through the festive week. Also watch: Kick review. Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player. Revealing ...
Eid celebrated in KolkataZee News
Happy Eid: Muslim Devotees Gather At Jama Masjid To PrayThe New Indian Express
India celebrates Eid, politicians cut across party lines to offer prayersIBNLive
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Congress compares bugging issue to Gujarat snoopgate - Jagran Post


Jagran Post

Congress compares bugging issue to Gujarat snoopgate
Jagran Post
New Delhi: Drawing parallels with Gujarat snoopgate controversy, Congress targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the alleged bugging at Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's residence and demanded a probe saying 'truth must come out'. By : Jagran Post ...
Home ministry rules out Gadkari bugging row probeHindustan Times
Is Gadkari right by keeping mum on the NSA espionage saga?Firstpost
Congress demands probe into bugging issue at Nitin Gadkari's residence Jul 29 ...ANINEWS
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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

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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

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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