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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Italy says UN court ordered bail for Italian marine Salvatore Girone - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Italy says UN court ordered bail for Italian marine Salvatore Girone
Hindustan Times
A file photo of Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone, accused of killing two Indian fishermen. Share. Share. Share. Share. Italy on Monday said a UN court has ordered that Italian marine Salvatore Girone, detained in India for the ...
Italy claims UN Arbitration court rules in its favour in marines case, India disagreesThe Indian Express
Allow accused Marine to return to Italy: UN tribunalTimes of India
Marines case: India & Italy differ on interpretation of UN tribunal's orderEconomic Times
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Who funded 2007 Italy trip? CBI grills ex-IAF chief Tyagi for 10 hours - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Who funded 2007 Italy trip? CBI grills ex-IAF chief Tyagi for 10 hours
Hindustan Times
Former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi arriving at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi on Monday,in connection with alleged corruption in the 3,600 crore AgustaWestland choppers deal. (PTI). Share. Share. Share. Share. Former IAF chief SP Tyagi was on ...
VVIP Chopper scam: Former IAF chief SP Tyagi travelled to Italy 3 times, says CBIDaily News & Analysis
ED probes UAE firms linked to middleman in copter dealThe Hindu
Tyagi has stakes in 3 firms with suspicious funds flow, says CBITimes of India
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Win Brahmins, Pick 'Disruptor' As The Face: Prashant Kishor Maps UP - NDTV


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Win Brahmins, Pick 'Disruptor' As The Face: Prashant Kishor Maps UP
NDTV
Prashant Kishor, 39, is credited as a key force in the BJP's swooshing victory in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. New Delhi: Highlights. The political strategist is working with Congress for UP Assembly polls; He wants to make it clear to Brahmins that ...
Rahul for UP CM? Likely to be named Congress president soonBusiness Standard
Rahul Gandhi as UP CM: Is Prashant Kishor helping Nitish Kumar's PM aspirations?Firstpost
Congress dodges question on RahulThe Hindu
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NEET judgment for MBBS entrance test shows Supreme Court is not God - Firstpost


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NEET judgment for MBBS entrance test shows Supreme Court is not God
Firstpost
During the course of the hearing on President's rule in the state of Uttarakhand, the honourable high court suggested recently that the President of India is not God, because he too can commit a mistake. However, yet another recent judgment by the ...
NEET exemption row: Supreme Court to hear fresh plea regarding MBBS, BDS entrance test todayZee News
SC to decide on medical entrance test todayTimes of India
Maharashtra seeks two years to implement NEETDaily News & Analysis
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BJP MP questions Modi government on 'pressure' from Reliance - Daily News & Analysis


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BJP MP questions Modi government on 'pressure' from Reliance
Daily News & Analysis
A BJP MP from Bihar took a dig at the Modi government in Lok Sabha on Monday hinting that government was under pressure from corporate houses, particularly in the oil and natural gas sector. Asking government to spell out its stand, he said "in the ...
Won't succumb to pressure in resolving oil disputes: GovtDeccan Herald
Now BJP MP accuses central government for working for RelianceJanta Ka Reporter

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PMO against lawmakers' salary hike by the MPs, for the MPs? - Daily News & Analysis


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PMO against lawmakers' salary hike by the MPs, for the MPs?
Daily News & Analysis
A joint committee on salaries and allowances of MPs have recommended increase in salary from Rs50,000 to Rs one lakh. A proposal to double the salaries of parliamentarians is hanging fire. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is understood to be averse, ...
PM Narendra Modi against MPs deciding their own salaryEconomic Times
PM against MPs deciding own salaryTimes of India
PM Narendra Modi against 100% pay hike in MPs' salary - Know whyZee News

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What has Jayalalithaa done since 2011: Stalin - Times of India


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What has Jayalalithaa done since 2011: Stalin
Times of India
Salem: On the second day of his campaign in the district, DMK treasurer M K Stalin visited Thammampatty, Attur, Vazhapadi, Attayampatty and Edaipadi in the rural areas and Dadhagapatty, Fort Maidan, Five roads in the city on Monday. Speaking to the ...
Opinion poll gives DMK the lead in Western Tamil NaduThe Hindu
Don't Yield to Cong-DMK Pressure Tactics: AIADMK to ECThe New Indian Express
More Than 3800 Candidates Contest In Tamil Nadu ElectionsNDTV
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Mallya paints himself the victim, quits RS - Times of India


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Mallya paints himself the victim, quits RS
Times of India
NEW DELHI: His expulsion imminent, former liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha. The ethics committee of the upper House was to meet on Tuesday to expel Mallya from the upper House. The decision was taken last week and ...
Vijay Mallya's 'resignation' was well-timed: Disgrace was around the cornerFirstpost
Vijay Mallya resigns from Rajya SabhaThe Hindu
Loan default case fallout: Mallya resigns from Rajya SabhaThe Indian Express
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Arunachal Pradesh protests: Is Land of Rising Sun turning into Land of Rising Corruption? - India Today


India Today

Arunachal Pradesh protests: Is Land of Rising Sun turning into Land of Rising Corruption?
India Today
On Monday, major protests against the arrest of a secretary of an Monpa Community organisation in the town of Tawang left two persons dead and more than two dozen injured. Manogya Loiwal | Posted by Bihu Ray. Follow @manogyaloiwal Manogya.
Two killed in police firing in Arunachal's TawangTimes of India
Anti-dam activists killed in Arunachal: Protest against arrest of Buddhist campaigner against hydro projectsCOUNTERVIEW
Arunachal anti-dam protests: Buddhist 'monk' among two killed in Tawang police firingThe Indian Express
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India amends mining law in boost to cement mergers and banks

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Rajya Sabha on Monday approved an amendment to the mining law, allowing the transfer of mines from sellers to buyers in a victory for the State Bank of India (SBI) that had lobbied for the change.
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Diesel cab drivers bring Delhi to its knees - The Hindu


The Hindu

Diesel cab drivers bring Delhi to its knees
The Hindu
rotests by cab drivers over the Supreme Court ban on the plying of diesel taxis triggered massive jams across the National Capital Region on Monday even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government continued to crackdown on surge pricing. Several hundred ...
Cabbies block DND in ban protest, Noida traffic limpsTimes of India
Diesel ban creates chaos, luxury rentals worst affectedDaily News & Analysis
Traffic snarls in Delhi, Gurgaon as protesting cab drivers block NH-8The Indian Express
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Hague court says India must release Italian sailor - Italy

ROME (Reuters) - A U.N. court has ruled that India must allow an Italian marine detained in Delhi for more than four years to go home, Italy's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
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Rahul Gandhi as 'Singham' on Congress poster in Gorakhpur - Times of India


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Rahul Gandhi as 'Singham' on Congress poster in Gorakhpur
Times of India
Gorakhpur: The district Congress committee put up a banner and also pasted posters on the walls of the city on Sunday, depicting Rahul Gandhi as 'Singham', the saviour of people in a police officer's uniform and opposition leaders Akhilesh Yadav ...
Now in UP: Posters showing Rahul Gandhi as copThe Indian Express
In Pic: See Rahul Gandhi In 'Singham' AvatarNews World India

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India's coal efficiency drive risks ire of powerful unions

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Plans by India's coal monopoly to buy billions of dollars of new machinery and outsource work are facing resistance from powerful unions worried about job losses, in a potential blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to bring electricity to all.
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150 huts in two villages gutted in 3-hour blaze - Times of India


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150 huts in two villages gutted in 3-hour blaze
Times of India
Gurgaon: A massive fire broke out in neighbouring villages Sihi Sikandarpur and Kherki Daula around noon on Monday, burning down over 150 hutments and a scrap godown to the ground. No causalties were reported in the fire. Seven fire tenders and 20 ...
Over 250 shanties destroyed in Gurgaon blazeBusiness Standard
Over 250 huts destroyed in Gurgaon blaze, no casualtiesHindustan Times
Over 250 slums gutted in GurgoanBihar Prabha

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406 poll booths across city declared sensitive - Times of India


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406 poll booths across city declared sensitive
Times of India
Chennai: As many as 406 polling booths across 16 assembly constituencies in the city deemed vulnerable will come under a tight securuity cordon. Recommended By Colombia. Police commissioner Ashutosh Shukla, who took over from T K Rajendran who ...
Kerala Assembly Elections: 1200 Polling Booths Identified As Vulnerable And Critical'NDTV
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EC team tours Kerala, hopes 'no voter will be left behind'Hindu Business Line
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"AIADMK will get 200 seats," says Panruti Ramachandran - Times of India


Hindu Business Line

"AIADMK will get 200 seats," says Panruti Ramachandran
Times of India
Beginning his political career as a DMK MLA under the regime of former Chief Minister C N Annadurai, veteran politician Panruti S Ramachandran excelled as a Minister in MGR's cabinet and stepped into the shoes of 'Black' MGR Vijaykant's DMDK, before a ...
144 candidates in TirunelveliThe Hindu
Without coalition, no corrective force in govt: VCK chief Thol ThirumavalavanThe Indian Express
'It's difficult, but BJP will certainly grow bigger in TN'Hindu Business Line

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Kerala polls: National leaders Sonia Gandhi, PM Modi to arrive on the scene as election nears - Economic Times


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Kerala polls: National leaders Sonia Gandhi, PM Modi to arrive on the scene as election nears
Economic Times
KOCHI: With just two weeks to go for the election, the leaders of the national parties are turning their attention to Kerala with the promise of taking the political debate to newer directions. The campaign for the assembly election in Kerala was so ...
BJP has become a visible alternative in Kerala, says GowdaThe Hindu
VS to Wind up Campaign Tour in City TodayThe New Indian Express
Assembly polls 2016: Arch political rivals PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi soon to hit KeralaZee News
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Uttarakhand blaze: Firefighting hits top gear as Prez expresses concern - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Uttarakhand blaze: Firefighting hits top gear as Prez expresses concern
Hindustan Times
The blazes have razed over 2,900 hectares of lush Himalayan forestland in the past three months and killed at least four people. (Arvind Moudgil/HT Photo). Share. Share. Share. Share. President Pranab Mukherjee expressed concern on Monday over the ...
Understanding a burning issue for India's forestsThe Indian Express
Burning fires singe U'khand tourismTimes of India
Maharashtra Seeks Proposal To Buy Technology To Tackle Forest FiresNDTV
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Italian marine Salvatore Girone can return home - India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Italian marine Salvatore Girone, one of two sailors under investigation over the killing of two Indian fishermen during an anti-piracy mission in 2012, can return home, the Indian foreign ministry said on Monday.
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Caught on camera: Woman abducted, molested in Bengaluru; one arrested - Zee News


Zee News

Caught on camera: Woman abducted, molested in Bengaluru; one arrested
Zee News
Bengaluru: One person was arrested today in connection with alleged kidnapping of a northeastern girl in Bengaluru. The accused is 24-year-old and has been identified as Akshay and is a cab driver by profession. On the night of April 23, a 25-year-old ...

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Man arrested in Bengaluru abduction case; CCTV captures attempt - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Man arrested in Bengaluru abduction case; CCTV captures attempt
Hindustan Times
The incident was caught on a CCTV camera in which the woman is seen being physically lifted and carried away by the man from behind as she was speaking on her mobile phone in front of her paying guest (PG) accommodation. (Screengrab) ...
Caught on camera: Woman abducted, molested in Bengaluru; one arrestedZee News
Bengaluru: Woman Abducted Outside Residence, 'Molested'Outlook India
Shocking video: Woman kidnapped in public view in BangaloreMid-Day

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Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle? - Zee News


Zee News

Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle?
Zee News
Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to his home-state Goa later this year, as per a media report. According to Goa News, reports of Parrikar's return to state politics have been making the rounds over the last few weeks. The ...
BJP differs from Sangh view, backs grant of funds to English-medium schools in GoaTimes of India
Parrikar back to Goa politics post Cabinet reshuffle? BJP says will welcome himThe Indian Express
Would Welcome Parrikar Back In Goa Politics, If He Wishes: Goa Chief MinisterNDTV
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Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle? - Zee News


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Defence Minister Manohar ​Parrikar to go back to Goa after Union Cabinet reshuffle?
Zee News
Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar could return to his home-state Goa later this year, as per a media report. According to Goa News, reports of Parrikar's return to state politics have been making the rounds over the last few weeks. The ...
BJP differs from Sangh view, backs grant of funds to English-medium schools in GoaTimes of India
Parrikar back to Goa politics post Cabinet reshuffle? BJP says will welcome himThe Indian Express
Would Welcome Parrikar Back In Goa Politics, If He Wishes: Goa Chief MinisterNDTV
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NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector - Hindustan Times


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NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector
Hindustan Times
Social Justice and Empowerment minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said the government was firm that it will tread the path as laid down by Ambedkar. (AP). Share. Share. Share. Share. The government on Monday asserted that it was unequivocally committed to ...
Govt favours reservation in promotion, pvt sector jobsDeccan Herald
Government Favours Quota In Promotions, Says Minister Thawar Chand GehlotNDTV
Govt. not taking any vindictive actions: Gadkari on AgustaWestland dealNew Kerala
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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.

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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.

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