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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BJP, RSS working for betterment of Muslims: Indresh Kumar - Daily News & Analysis


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BJP, RSS working for betterment of Muslims: Indresh Kumar
Daily News & Analysis
He said the MRM was formed with a motive to work for the upliftment of the Muslim community. Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Monday said the BJP and the Sangh Parivar were working for the upliftment and betterment of the Muslim community.
BJP, RSS working for the betterment of Muslims: Indresh KumarIBNLive
RSS, BJP wedded to make Indian Muslims self reliant: Indresh KumarDaily Excelsior
Do not live in worry, draw goals greater: Indresh to BJP over J&KBharat Press

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Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi surrenders before police - Times of India


Times of India

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi surrenders before police
Times of India
Hyderabad: All Indian Majlis-e Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) supremo and Hyderabad Member of Parliament (MP) Asaduddin Owaisi surrendered before the South Zone DCP of Hyderabad on Monday in an assault case booked against him. It was alleged that ...
Second rally in up in a week- Owaisi politics shifts gear: Vote is your biggest ammunition, use it to win powerThe Indian Express
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi surrenders before Hyderabad policeZee News
Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Samajwadi Party; says Dalits, minorities powerlessIndia Today
NDTV -New Kerala -Economic Times
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Make in India and hate in India cannot go together: Shashi Tharoor - Zee News


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Make in India and hate in India cannot go together: Shashi Tharoor
Zee News
Boston: Taking a jibe at the Modi government, former minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said policies like 'Make in India' and hatred cannot go together as he asserted that "outrageous" statements against minorities by ruling party members ...
Shashi Tharoor Visits ColumbiaBwog

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Omar Abdullah has become 'restless' courtesy lust for power: BJP - Daily News & Analysis


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Omar Abdullah has become 'restless' courtesy lust for power: BJP
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Omar had yesterday asked PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to be bold enough to break alliance with the BJP if she is not ready to form the new government in the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticised former Jammu and Kashmir chief ...
Form government or break with BJP, Omar tells PDPTimes of India
J&K govt formation: To BJP or not to BJP, the ifs and butsThe Indian Express
BJP-PDP Agenda of Alliance missing from BJP website, time for fresh polls?India Today
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Meira Kumar calls for 'befitting reply' to BJP for false assurances - Economic Times


Meira Kumar calls for 'befitting reply' to BJP for false assurances
Economic Times
MUZAFFARNAGAR:Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has accused BJP of giving "false" assurances to the people and said it should be given a "befitting lesson" for failing to fulfil its election promises. Addressing a meeting here yesterday, the ...

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David Headley revelations will lead to nothing for India because Pakistan is a Somalia in our neighbourhood - Firstpost


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David Headley revelations will lead to nothing for India because Pakistan is a Somalia in our neighbourhood
Firstpost
Today, and in the coming days, the confessions of David Headley, one of the alleged co-conspirators behind the 26/11 attack on Mumbai, before an Indian court, will raise considerable heat and enrage a lot of Indians when he repeatedly names Pakistan.
Live: Influenced by Hafeez Saeed, Headley tells court on 26/11Hindustan Times
2 Earlier Attempts By Same 10 Men Failed Before 26/11, Reveals David HeadleyNDTV
David Headley deposition LIVE: 'Influenced by Hafiz Saeed'The Indian Express
Daily News & Analysis -The Hindu -Financial Express
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Battling doctor shortage, Indian hospitals offer intensive care from afar

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A doctor at a hospital in India's capital, New Delhi, was recently tracking a wall of monitors displaying the vital signs of intensive care patients admitted hundreds of miles away when red-and-yellow alerts rang out.









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Coast Guard to induct 38 more aircraft by 2020 - Zee News


Coast Guard to induct 38 more aircraft by 2020
Zee News
New Delhi: To boost its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has proposed to induct 38 more aircraft and helicopters into its fleet by 2020. The expansion plan will see the maritime security force acquire Advanced ...

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UP: BJP slams Akhilesh Yadav govt over Shamli incident, calls Samajwadi Party a 'party of goons' - Daily News & Analysis


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UP: BJP slams Akhilesh Yadav govt over Shamli incident, calls Samajwadi Party a 'party of goons'
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The Samajwadi Party workers were celebrating the win of candidate Nafisa in the elections when the incident took place. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday lashed out at the Samajawadi Party (SP)-led Government in Uttar Pradesh over the death ...
Celebratory firing after poll victory 'kills' 8-year-old in ShamliHindustan Times
Samajwadi party workers' celebratory firing killed 9 yr old boy in UPOneindia
Boy, 9, Shot Dead In Celebratory Firing By Samajwadi Party WorkersNDTV
Kaumudi Online -New Kerala -Scroll.in
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India to soon decide on extending safeguard duty on steel imports - TV

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will soon take a decision on extending the safeguard duty on steel imports, CNBC-TV18 reported, citing a government official, as the country tries to stop cheap overseas purchases from flooding its market and bolster the domestic steel sector.









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Zomato breaks even at home, in key markets abroad

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian restaurant search and food delivery service Zomato, one of only a handful of Indian start-ups to succeed abroad, said on Monday it had broken even in key markets including India and is on track to make a profit as early as June next year.









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Efforts on to make KP Oli's India visit a success: Nepal finance minister - Economic Times


The Indian Express

Efforts on to make KP Oli's India visit a success: Nepal finance minister
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Nepal's finance minister Bishnu Paudel has said efforts are on to make KP Oli's maiden visit abroad as prime minister in the third week of February a success. "Deliberations shall focus on making the PM's India visit fruitful in every term ...
Next Door Nepal: Between promise and deliveryThe Indian Express
Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli To Visit India On February 19NDTV
India looks to break the ice during Nepal PM visitLivemint
Business Standard -Hindustan Times -The New Indian Express
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Firstpost Exclusive: Why a village in Kashmir refused to bury the dead bodies of Pakistani militants - Firstpost


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Firstpost Exclusive: Why a village in Kashmir refused to bury the dead bodies of Pakistani militants
Firstpost
Trikanjan, Kashmir: Nestled deep inside the Pir Panjal mountains in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, Badion Trikanjan, a non-descript village has refused to bury the dead bodies of three Pakistani militants killed in an encounter at Hajin Bandipora ...
In Kashmir, Hush Hush Burial of Pakistani Terrorists Triggers ClashesNDTV

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Delhi: Dense fog leads to delay in flights at IGI airport - Daily News & Analysis


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Delhi: Dense fog leads to delay in flights at IGI airport
Daily News & Analysis
The visibility in the areas surrounding the airport had dropped below 75 meters in the morning. Several flights were delayed at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here on Monday morning due to poor visibility caused by the dense fog. The ...

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Watch: Leopard enters school, tranquillised in Bengaluru - Daily News & Analysis


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Watch: Leopard enters school, tranquillised in Bengaluru
Daily News & Analysis
A leopard on Sunday entered a private school near Varthur here and attacked people, injuring three forest department personnel, including a veterinarian, officials said. A leopard on Sunday entered a private school near Varthur here and attacked people ...
Leopard strays into school, pounces upon two rescuersTimes of India
Marathahalli school to remain open today after leopard sightingThe Hindu
Spotted: Leopard Strolling Around Bengaluru School On SundayNDTV
Deccan Herald -IBNLive -indiatvnews.com
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Congress to induct AAP, SAD leaders - Times of India


The Indian Express

Congress to induct AAP, SAD leaders
Times of India
Chandigarh:After some of its leaders crossed over to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Congress is set to pay back the favour. Known faces from AAP and even Shiromani Akali Dal are set to join the Congress this week. Among these politicians are SAD's ...
Shiromani Akali Dal expels Deepinder Singh Dhillon, Harinder Pal Singh Harry MannDaily News & Analysis
SAD expels Deepinder Singh Dhillon, Harinder Pal Singh Harry MannThe Indian Express
Punjab Politics: SAD (Badal)'s Deepinder Dhillon, AAP's Balkar Sidhu to join CongressSikhSiyasat.Net
Hindustan Times -Punjab News Express
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Chinese, Indian border troops hold joint disaster drills

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise, China's defence ministry said on Monday, signalling warming ties between the two Asian powers as they seek to resolve a long-festering border dispute.









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PM Modi flags sea-borne terror, piracy as key threat to maritime security - Daily News & Analysis


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PM Modi flags sea-borne terror, piracy as key threat to maritime security
Daily News & Analysis
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Maritime Exhibition at the venue of the International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. 3; 0; 0; 3. Mon, 8 Feb 2016-07:36am. Addressing the valedictory function of International Fleet Review, the Prime ...
Securing Oceans Critical, Says PM Modi At Indian Navy's International Fleet ReviewNDTV
International Fleet Review: Sea-borne terror, piracy endanger maritime security, global peace, says PM ModiZee News
PM Modi says sea-borne terror, piracy key threats to maritime securityHindustan Times
Times of India -The Indian Express -Economic Times
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GDP data to show economy racing, realities less rosy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will release data on Monday showing it remains one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but economists are struggling to reconcile that rosy picture with ground realities like weak exports, investment, and flat corporate order books.









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All 39 Indian hostages in Iraq alive, says Sushma Swaraj - indiatvnews.com


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All 39 Indian hostages in Iraq alive, says Sushma Swaraj
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New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said that 39 Indians taken hostage by Islamic State more than one-and-a-half-years ago from Mosul in Iraq were alive. The Minister said that during her recent visit to Bahrain, she got direct ...
Indians taken hostage by ISIS in Mosul are alive: Sushma SwarajTimes of India
Indians taken hostage by Islamic State in Iraq are alive: Sushma SwarajHindustan Times
Indians Taken Hostage By ISIS In Mosul Are Alive, Says Sushma SwarajNDTV
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NIA unsure if 4 or 6 terrorists were killed at Pathankot base - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

NIA unsure if 4 or 6 terrorists were killed at Pathankot base
Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking stock of the situation at Pathankot airbase after all the attackers were gunned down. Investigations have raised serious doubts over the number of terrorists killed during last month's attack on the air force base ...
'NSG was best suited for Pathankot operation'The Hindu
Pathankot terror assault: Investigation raises doubts over number of terroristsBharat Press
Pathankot: Were there six terrorists or only four?Catch News
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In a first, Indian and Chinese armies conduct a Joint Tactical Exercise - Daily News & Analysis


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In a first, Indian and Chinese armies conduct a Joint Tactical Exercise
Daily News & Analysis
For the first time Indian and Chinese armies held a Joint Tactical exercise (JET) on the sensitive LAC in Eastern Ladakh on Febuary 6. Forget incursions, Indian and Chinese armies are breaking new grounds of friendship on the sensitive Line of Actual ...
India, China hold 1st joint tactical exerciseTimes of India
India, China hold first joint drills in LadakhThe Asian Age
Indian, Chinese Armies Hold Joint Tactical Exercises In LadakhNDTV
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Maharashtra to train government pleaders in litigation management - Daily News & Analysis


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Maharashtra to train government pleaders in litigation management
Daily News & Analysis
The programme aims at teaching lawyers the functioning of government set-ups and make them aware of the constraints of the government system. Often under ire from the Bombay High Court for not filing replies on time, the state government is holding a ...

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Sudhir Tailang (1960-2016): A structured cartoonist who made bold switches - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Sudhir Tailang (1960-2016): A structured cartoonist who made bold switches
The Indian Express
It wasn't easy to meet Sudhir Tailang socially on a working day. He took his time, some 10 hours he said, before he turned in the day's drawing by 7 pm. Written by E P Unny Delhi Updated: Feb 8, 2016, 7:12 ...
Strokes of geniusThe Asian Age
Noted cartoonist Sudhir Tailang diedJagran Josh
Cartoonist fraternity mourns Tailang's deathTimes of India
Hindustan Times -Livemint -Business Standard
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Government, opposition compete to lure Dalit and rural attention - Daily News & Analysis


Hindustan Times

Government, opposition compete to lure Dalit and rural attention
Daily News & Analysis
Cashing on the suicide of Hyderabad's Dalit student Rohith Vemula Congress has planned 'Dalit conclaves' to channelise this anger against the BJP and Central governments all across country. With elections in five assemblies take centre stage and the ...
Caste came up in 3 suicide probes at Hyderabad UniversityThe Indian Express
From Modi to Rahul, everyone is eyeing Dalits in UPThe Hindu
Brahminical faculty and Dalit goondas: Conversations at the distressed Hyderabad University campusScroll.in
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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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