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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Unlike past, Barack Obama didn't mention Pakistan at all during India visit - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Unlike past, Barack Obama didn't mention Pakistan at all during India visit
The Indian Express
Barack Obama, Barack Obama india visit, Pakistan, India US relations, US Pakistan President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive on the South Lawn of the White House, early on Wednesday. (Source: AP photo). Written by Shubhajit Roy ...
Obama just found a new partner in the global warming fight: ModiQuartz
The 'breakthrough' in Indo-US nuclear deal will bleed Indians every which wayScroll.in
'Granting India NSG membership to trigger arms race'Daily Times
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Maken releases draft of right to housing Bill - The Hindu


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Maken releases draft of right to housing Bill
The Hindu
A day after it was added to the party's checklist of promises to the people of poll-bound Delhi, the Congress on Wednesday meticulously detailed its ambition to provide a 'roof over every head' at a press conference here. The face of the party's campaign and ...
After Rahul's promise, party to provide flats, property rights for slum dwellersThe Indian Express
Delhi Assembly Election 2015: Rahul Gandhi to hold rally in Seelampur todayZee News
Delhi election 2015: After BJP, Congress wheels out big gunsTimes of India
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Paanch Saal Kejriwal: Aam Aadmi Party may be headed for a landslide win - Firstpost


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Paanch Saal Kejriwal: Aam Aadmi Party may be headed for a landslide win
Firstpost
The tide of political fortune seldom flows unidirectionally for too long. The tide that brought Narendra Modi to power in May 2014 and seemed to overwhelm every party standing in its path is now hitting the rocks in Delhi. Arvind Kejriwal, who seemed to get ...
BJP, AAP neck and neck in Delhi, hung assembly likely again: HT surveyHindustan Times
Delhi polls: BJP ropes in top ministers to prepare ground for Mission 60India Today
Kiran Bedi has two voter identity cards, Election Commission inquiring how they ...Daily News & Analysis
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S Jaishankar to take charge as new foreign secretary today; Congress questions ... - Zee News


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S Jaishankar to take charge as new foreign secretary today; Congress questions ...
Zee News
New Delhi: S Jaishankar will on Thursday assume charge as the new foreign secretary, replacing Sujatha Singh. Jaishankar, who was India's ambassador to the US, will take office at 9:30 am today. Related Stories. S Jaishankar appointed new Foreign ...
Reward for Obama visit: US envoy Jaishankar new Foreign secy as Sujatha ...Firstpost
Narendra Modi govt slashes Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh tenure, appoints S ...Financial Express
Nuclear deal expert, S Jaishankar worked on Obama red carpetThe Indian Express
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Now, Reconversions in Bengal Too. State Government Orders Probe - NDTV


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Now, Reconversions in Bengal Too. State Government Orders Probe
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Kolkata: Around 20 tribal Christians reconverted to Hinduism in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Wednesday. Though the number was far less than the rumoured 100, it was still a shock in a state which has seen very little of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, which ...
'Ghar Wapsi' rears its head in West Bengal as 100 Christians are converted to ...Daily Mail
Are India?s Christians and Muslims Forced to Become Hindus?Daily Beast
'Ghar wapsi' held in Bengal, 150 tribals convertedHindustan Times
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Anna Hazare to launch fresh stir on Lokpal - The Hindu


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Anna Hazare to launch fresh stir on Lokpal
The Hindu
Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he will launch a fresh stir on the Lokpal issue even as he criticised the Narendra Modi government for its “failure” to bring back black money stashed away abroad and said that people will teach it a lesson for ...
Anna Hazare to launch new agitation against Centre to bring back black money ...IBNLive
Anna Hazare to launch fresh stir on Lokpal issue, flays Modi Govt on black moneyDeccan Chronicle
Hazare attacks Modi govt on black moneyChandigarh Tribune
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Delhi HC to hear PIL on Sunanda death case probe on February 4 - Hindustan Times


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Delhi HC to hear PIL on Sunanda death case probe on February 4
Hindustan Times
Shashi Tharoor leaves after being interrogated in Sunanda Pushkar murder case in New Delhi. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo). Share. Delhi High Court on Wednesday fixed February 4 for hearing a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing probe into the death of ...
Cops quiz Amar Singh for details in Sunanda caseTimes of India
Amar Singh questioned in Sunanda caseThe Hindu
Sunanda Murder: Amar Questioned by SIT for Two HoursThe New Indian Express
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Maharashtra Government Issues Letter of Intent to Buy BR Ambedkar's London ... - NDTV


Maharashtra Government Issues Letter of Intent to Buy BR Ambedkar's London ...
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The bungalow was used by Dr. Ambedkar when he was completing higher studies at the London School of Economics. submit to reddit; inShare; Add to Flipboard Magazine. email. London: The Maharashtra Government has dispatched a letter of intent to the ...

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Government in Jammu and Kashmir will be in place soon, says Rajnath Singh - Firstpost


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Government in Jammu and Kashmir will be in place soon, says Rajnath Singh
Firstpost
Allahabad: BJP, which is in talks with PDP for government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday said a "democratic government" will be in place in the state soon as broad contours for having an alliance was being finalised. Union Home Minister ...
Is the deadlock over? BJP and PDP 'set to form J&K government with PDP ...Daily Mail
PDP, BJP Inch Towards J and K Govt FormationThe New Indian Express
BJP nearer Valley goalCalcutta Telegraph
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Devendra Fadnavis's takeaway from Davos: 20000 jobs, India's first escalator plant - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Devendra Fadnavis's takeaway from Davos: 20000 jobs, India's first escalator plant
Daily News & Analysis
Information technology giant Cognizant assured creation of 20,000 jobs on its new campus after the Maharashtra government announced allotment of 20 acres of land near Pune to the global firm during this year's World Economic Forum at Davos. In another ...
Maharashtra: Govt promises right to services, wants your ideasHindustan Times
Within hours of launching 'Aaple Sarkar' Maha gets good responseBILKUL
Fadnavis misses Obama dinnerThe Hindu
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BJP may want Congress-mukt Bharat, but not Congress-mukt Delhi - Daily News & Analysis


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BJP may want Congress-mukt Bharat, but not Congress-mukt Delhi
Daily News & Analysis
Taking time off their busy schedules, senior ministers fleeted in and out of the Delhi BJP office on Wednesday. Apparently facing the heat of poll surveys, a flotilla of central leaders of the party has taken over to micromanage affairs in the run-up to the Delhi ...
BJP A-team targets Delhi: Amit Shah ropes in 11 ministers and three senior ...Daily Mail
Delhi polls: BJP Union mins, MPs given charge of consituenciesBusiness Standard
Congress deploys its heavyweights in Delhi poll campaignZee News

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Supreme Court bans Google, Yahoo from showing sex determination ads - Daily News & Analysis


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Supreme Court bans Google, Yahoo from showing sex determination ads
Daily News & Analysis
Nearly a week after prime minister Narendra Modi launched "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign the Supreme Court on Wednesday restrained search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd from advertising or ...
Supreme Court asks Yahoo, Google and Microsoft to stop sex test adsDeccan Chronicle
SC directs Google, Yahoo!, Bing to block sex determination adsFinancial Express
Sex-test ad bar on Google and othersCalcutta Telegraph
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Mukul Roy to appear before the CBI tomorrow - The Hindu


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Mukul Roy to appear before the CBI tomorrow
The Hindu
... : Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy will appear before the CBI in connection with the Saradha scam, the party leader said here on Wednesday. “I have repeatedly said that I will cooperate with the investigating agency. On the 30 of this month ...
Will help CBI, says Mukul Roy; Kunal Ghosh wants Didi sackedTimes of India
Let Mamata Banerjee be Replaced Till She Clears Saradha Charges, Says ...NDTV
Saradha scam: Congress protecting TMC says BJPThe Echo of India
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JD(U)-RJD merger 'put on hold' - Times of India


Times of India

JD(U)-RJD merger 'put on hold'
Times of India
PATNA: The proposed merger between the JD(U) and RJD in Bihar and among the larger Janata Parivar at the national level is now officially on hold, with a number of differences cropping up between them, confirmed sources in both the political parties on ...
Lalu Prasad Plans Patna Rally to Embarrass BJP Over Black MoneyNDTV
Obama's speech revealed the true colours of Modi, says Lalu Prasad YadavFirstpost
Lalu to march to BJP hq demanding money in Jan Dhan accountsZee News

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NIA arrests four more in Burdwan blast case - Financial Express


Times of India

NIA arrests four more in Burdwan blast case
Financial Express
The NIA today arrested four people who were suspected to be hardcore members of banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit and who were also alleged recruiters taking to 16 the number of people it has nabbed in its probe in the ...
Bardhaman blast accused made bombs in burqa factoryTimes of India
Four more held for Burdwan blast having links to JMBThe Asian Age
Burdwan blast: Prime accused, three more heldHindustan Times
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Barack Obama's visit gets unprecedented coverage - Times of India


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Barack Obama's visit gets unprecedented coverage
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Obama-Modi meet received unprecedented attention of the Indian audience with just the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry's posts on Facebook reaching 10 lakh accounts and TV channels telecasting nearly 32 hours of coverage ...
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj visits Beijing in balancing actEconomic Times
Obama-Modi's green statement is more about greenbacks than carbon emissionsScroll.in
Cong quietly chuckles at 'guest' punchCalcutta Telegraph
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Army Bids Goodbye to Martyred Gallantry Award Winner - NDTV


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Army Bids Goodbye to Martyred Gallantry Award Winner
NDTV
The Army on Wednesday honoured Colonel MN Rai, who was killed in an encounter with terrorists in South Kashmir. submit to reddit; inShare; Add to Flipboard Magazine. email. Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir: It was a tearful goodbye to a brave heart.
Indian colonel killed in HK gunbattleThe Nation
Col Rai's WhatsApp status exudes valourDeccan Herald
He was the youngest and bravest: Col MN Rai's brotherOneindia
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Government mulls action against evangelist IAS officer C Umashankar - Times of India


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Government mulls action against evangelist IAS officer C Umashankar
Times of India
CHENNAI: After directing state commissioner for disciplinary proceedings C Umashankar not to "preach or propagate" his faith, the Tamil Nadu government is considering its future course of action against the officer who has been challenging the ...
Will Go To Court, Says IAS Officer Over Government Gag on His Religious ...NDTV
Dalit IAS officer explores law to preach ChristianityNew Kerala
IAS Evangelist threatens to move court after Tamil Nadu bans him from holding ...Firstpost

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Anna Hazare to launch Lokpal stir; flays Modi Govt on black money - Zee News


The Indian Express

Anna Hazare to launch Lokpal stir; flays Modi Govt on black money
Zee News
Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he will launch a fresh stir on the Lokpal issue even as he criticised the Narendra Modi government for its "failure" to bring back black money stashed away abroad and said that people will teach it a ...
Now, Anna Hazare plans agitation against Narendra Modi govtOneindia
Anna Hazare to launch fresh protests against Modi govt on Lokpal issueFirstpost
Anna Hazare to launch fresh agitation on Lokpal against Narendra Modi govtThe Indian Express
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Relations with India to be based on equality: PM - The Nation


The Nation

Relations with India to be based on equality: PM
The Nation
Islamabad- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that they intend to maintain ties with India on equal level. He expressed these views while talking to Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit, who called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today.
Pak wants normal ties with India: SharifRising Kashmir
Resolution of Pak-India outstanding issues important for regional peace: PMDaily Times

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Rahul Gandhi's rally in Seelampur aims to boost Congress's fortune in East and ... - IBNLive


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Rahul Gandhi's rally in Seelampur aims to boost Congress's fortune in East and ...
IBNLive
New Delhi: After a relatively successful roadshow in Kalkaji constituency, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold a mega rally on Thursday. The rally is scheduled yo start at 2:30 PM at Shastri Park in Seelampur constituency of the national capital.
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Maoists go on rampage in Chhattisgarh panchayat polls - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Maoists go on rampage in Chhattisgarh panchayat polls
Hindustan Times
Maoists went on a rampage in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday during the first phase of panchayat polls which have already seen around 50% of the candidates elected unopposed in rebel-dominated Bastar, officials said. Rebels looted ballot boxes from around ...
68 per cent voting in 1st phase of panchayat polls in C'garhEconomic Times
68 percent voting in Chhattisgarh panchayat pollsWeb India
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Cannot compensate family of youth killed in Zoo: Delhi govt to HC - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Cannot compensate family of youth killed in Zoo: Delhi govt to HC
Daily News & Analysis
Delhi government cannot pay compensation for any mishap in the National Zoological Park like the death of a youth mauled by a white tiger last year, the Delhi High Court was informed on Wednesday. Delhi government cannot pay compensation for any ...
Can't compensate for zoo mishap: Delhi government to HCDeccan Herald

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Obama visit ruled media space, Internet - Business Standard


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Obama visit ruled media space, Internet
Business Standard
US President Barack Obama's three- day-visit to India dominated not just the media space but was also well covered on the Internet. According to a senior Information and Broadcasting ministry functionary, it is estimated that during the time he was in India, ...
Obama's India visit ruled media space, InternetTimes of Oman
Life of Barack Obama is an inspiration: PM Narendra ModiFinancial Express
Listen: Full episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' with PM Modi and ObamaFirstpost
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Obama visit ruled media space, Internet - Business Standard


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Obama visit ruled media space, Internet
Business Standard
US President Barack Obama's three- day-visit to India dominated not just the media space but was also well covered on the Internet. According to a senior Information and Broadcasting ministry functionary, it is estimated that during the time he was in India, ...
Life of Barack Obama is an inspiration: PM Narendra ModiFinancial Express
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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.

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