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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India says Apple must sell locally-sourced goods to set up stores - source

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has said Apple Inc must meet a rule obliging foreign retailers to sell at least 30 percent locally-sourced goods if it wishes to open stores in the country, a senior government official told Reuters.
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Kerala: LDF government to probe all 'controversial' UDF decisions - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Kerala: LDF government to probe all 'controversial' UDF decisions
Daily News & Analysis
CPI-M led LDF government in Kerala, which assumed office on Wednesday, decided to examine all the "controversial and illegal" decisions taken by previous Congress-led UDF regime after January 1. Addressing a press conference after the first cabinet ...
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan: A hard taskmaster and a 'feared' politicianThe Indian Express
Mani plea to Pinarayi: Don't dump Karunya scheme, support for rubber growersThe New Indian Express
PM Narendra Modi Congratulates New Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi VijayanNDTV
Times of India -India Today -Oneindia -indiatvnews.com
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Mamata Banerjee Warns Against 'Infighting' In Trinamool Congress - NDTV


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Mamata Banerjee Warns Against 'Infighting' In Trinamool Congress
NDTV
Mamata Banerjee explained during an internal party meeting that the Trinamool Congress, which won 211 seats, could have won 10-12 seats more had there been no "infighting". (File photo). Kolkata: In a bid to check infighting in the Trinamool Congress, ...
Congress distances itself from 'pledge of allegiance' for Bengal MLAsThe Indian Express
Left, Congress call for people's movement against Trinamool 'terror'Zee News
Loyalty affidavit by Cong MLAs in WB draws derisionBusiness Standard
Times of India -India Today -gulfnews.com -Sakshi Post
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Congress distances itself from Digvijaya Singh on Batla House statement - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Congress distances itself from Digvijaya Singh on Batla House statement
Hindustan Times
The Congress on Wednesday distanced itself from party general secretary Digvijaya Singh's statement that the 2008 Batla House gunfight was a “fake encounter” and maintained that the erstwhile UPA government had considered a “set of evidences” and ...
Former home minister rejects Digvijaya's claim on Batla House shootoutThe New Indian Express
Batla House encounter was not fake: Shivraj PatilZee News
Shivraj Patil rejects Digvijaya's claim, says Batla encounter was 'genuine'The Indian Express
ANINEWS -The Statesman -Tehelka -Nagpur Today
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Calls from Dawood's house: ATS to probe charges against Khadse - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Calls from Dawood's house: ATS to probe charges against Khadse
Hindustan Times
Eknath Khadse has claimed he has documents to prove that his mobile phone was hacked to show as if calls were made to his phone from fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim. (Sunny Shende/HT file ) ...
Dawood Call Logs: Probe On Into 'New Elements', Says Mumbai PoliceNDTV
Bought Pune land with white money, it is not MIDC land, says Eknath KhadseThe Indian Express
Mafia don's calls: Maharashtra minister hits back at AAPBusiness Standard
India Today -Free Press Journal -Mid-Day -The New Indian Express
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Tata Steel says evaluating bids for UK asset sale

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Tata Steel Ltd is evaluating bids for British assets it has put on sale, India's biggest steelmaker said on Wednesday, reporting a smaller fourth-quarter net loss of $478 million.
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Tamil Nadu: AIADMK's poll promises and the road ahead for Jayalalithaa's govt - Daily News & Analysis


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Tamil Nadu: AIADMK's poll promises and the road ahead for Jayalalithaa's govt
Daily News & Analysis
The Election Commission notices seeking an explanation on the freebies promised during the Tamil Nadu assembly elections has not deterred Jayalalithaa's AIADMK government. But the road ahead in rolling them out is going to be tough given the financial ...
Jayalalithaa nominates four for RS pollsThe Hindu
AIADMK nominates four candidates for RS pollTimes of India
Jayalalithaa names four nominees including SRB for RS pollsThe New Indian Express
Economic Times -The News Minute
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India assures safety of Africans; Singh meets their envoys - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

India assures safety of Africans; Singh meets their envoys
The Indian Express
While Swaraj assured that India was committed towards the safety and security of African nationals, Singh met the representatives of African heads of missions to assuage their concerns. By: PTI New Delhi Published:May 25, 2016, 21:45 ...
African countries demand concrete steps against 'Afro-phobia' and racism, Sushma promises 'stringent action'Daily News & Analysis
'Stop Afro-Phobia' Say African Envoys, PM Reaches Out in Tweet: 10 FactsNDTV
Envoys protest 'Afro-phobia', MEA in damage controlIndia Today
Business Standard -Times of India (blog) -India.com -Catch News
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Sikh hardliners assemble to counter right-wing Hindu groups' rally - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Sikh hardliners assemble to counter right-wing Hindu groups' rally
Daily News & Analysis
Tension began on social media after the Phagwara case and a few radical Sikh organisation and right-wing Hindu organisations targetted each other. Hardline Sikh activists from different organisations on Tuesday converged at Beas bridge on GT road to ...
Sikh hardliners challenge Shiv Sainiks in absentiaHindustan Times
Sikh hardliners block Beas Bridge to counter Lalkar RallyPunjab News Express

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VVIP choppers deal: ED summons Mitchel's Indian contacts - Business Standard


VVIP choppers deal: ED summons Mitchel's Indian contacts
Business Standard
ED has summoned some Indian contacts of British national Christian Mitchel, an alleged middleman, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal. Officials said few people involved in creating an ...

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Suspected Maoists gun down LJP leader, cousin in Bihar - The Indian Express


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Suspected Maoists gun down LJP leader, cousin in Bihar
The Indian Express
LJP leader Suresh Paswan, who was going with his cousin Sunil Paswan and some supporters, were waylaid in Dubat Tola by the assailants who then fired killing both. By: PTI Gaya Published:May 25, 2016, 21:06 ...
LJP leader killed in Bihar, Chirag Paswan demands President's RuleHindustan Times
LJP leader Sudesh Paswan murdered in Bihar; party demands President's RuleFirstpost
Maoists killed LJP leader and his brother in BiharBusiness Standard
India Today -Daily News & Analysis -India.com -indiatvnews.com
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Juvenile Justice Rules Out. First Case Mercedes Hit-And-Run, Say Sources - NDTV


NDTV

Juvenile Justice Rules Out. First Case Mercedes Hit-And-Run, Say Sources
NDTV
Maneka Gandhi said she hoped the states will adopt the draft rules under the Juvenile Justice Act. New Delhi: Highlights. If approved the rules will apply to cases since January; Juvenile Justice Board to decide which cases to try under laws for adults ...
Mercedes hit-and-run case: Police to urge Juvenile Board to treat accused as adultDaily News & Analysis
Draft rules of Juvenile Justice Act 2015 releasedEconomic Times
Govt releases draft model rules for implementation of Juvenile Justice ActBusiness Standard
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BJP defends Amitabh Bachchan's association with 2nd anniversary event - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

BJP defends Amitabh Bachchan's association with 2nd anniversary event
Hindustan Times
The BJP on Wednesday came out in strong defence of megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his association with an event to mark the second anniversary of the Modi government, despite a probe against him after his name appeared in the Panama Papers expose ...
Amitabh Bachchan on hosting Modi govts 2-year anniversary eventCatch News

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Hry govt offers Army to set up medical college in Panchkula - India Today


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Hry govt offers Army to set up medical college in Panchkula
India Today
Chandigarh, May 25 (PTI) Haryana Government today offered the Indian Army land for setting up of a medical college in Panchkula, near here. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar made the offer to Army Commander, Lt General K J Singh, GOC-in-C Western ...
Bhupinder Singh Hooda getting nervous about going to jail: Haryana CMEconomic Times
Haryana offers land to army for medical college in PanchkulaHindustan Times

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Union Cabinet Gives Approval To 6 New IITs - NDTV


Hindustan Times

Union Cabinet Gives Approval To 6 New IITs
NDTV
Six new IITs will come up at Tirupati, Palakkad, Dharwar, Bhilai, Goa and Jammu while ISM Dhanbad will also be upgraded to an IIT. The Union Cabinet which met today gave its ex post facto approval to amend The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 for ...
Cabinet approves IIT status to six collegesBusiness Standard
Union cabinet approves six new IITsHindustan Times
Six new IITs approved by Union Cabinet; Jammu gets a shareGreater Kashmir
The Quint
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Policeman dies during attack on J&K leader in Pulwama - Times of India


Times of India

Policeman dies during attack on J&K leader in Pulwama
Times of India
SRINAGAR: A policeman was killed on Wednesday as militants struck at the security guards of a former MLA in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, about 35 km from capital Srinagar. The attack comes two days after three cops were gunned down in twin ...
Militants kill cop, snatch weapon from another in KashmirZee News
J&K: Suspected militants attack NC leader in Pulwama districtThe Indian Express
Militants attack police party guarding NC leader, 1 killedIndia Today
Daily News & Analysis -Greater Kashmir -Business Standard -Kashmir Images
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NGT directs assessment of damage on Yamuna riverbed by Art of Living fest - Firstpost


Firstpost

NGT directs assessment of damage on Yamuna riverbed by Art of Living fest
Firstpost
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Principal Committee, constituted for rejuvenation of Yamuna, to inspect the site on river floodplains where a three-day festival was organised by Art of Living (AOL) under the patronage ...
Art of Living's Yamuna fest hearing in green tribunal todayHindustan Times
NGT asks principal committee to assess damage caused by WCFWeb India 123

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Gujarat Board Class 10 Results: Dead daughter scores 82.5 per cent, parents lament - India Today


India Today

Gujarat Board Class 10 Results: Dead daughter scores 82.5 per cent, parents lament
India Today
As Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) had declared the results of the Class 10 examination on Tuesday, May 24, Radhika, who was a native of Rajkot, Gujarat, was not in this world to see her result. Gujarat Board Class 10 ...
Goa Board to announce SSCE results todayTimes of India
Goa GBSHSE SSC Class 10th Results 2016 declared: Check gbshse.gov.in, goaresults.nic.in to know your scoreZee News
Check goaresults.nic.in for Goa GBSHSE SSC Class 10th Results 2016 to be announced soonDaily News & Analysis
Newsx -Hindustan Times -PrepSure -FitnHit.com
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An interactive timeline of Kerala's political history - Hindu Business Line


Hindu Business Line

An interactive timeline of Kerala's political history
Hindu Business Line
Arguable India's most politically aware State, Kerala also has the most complex of electoral scenarios. Use this interactive to find out more about the State's political landscape since its formation. Error: An unexpected error occurred trying to read ...

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Sensex posts best gain in nearly three months on better monsoon forecast

REUTERS - Indian shares jumped more than 2 percent on Wednesday to post their best gain in nearly three months, as companies with big rural sales rose after a private weather forecaster predicted more monsoon rains than initially estimated.
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RJD nominates expelled BJP leader Ram Jethmalani and Rabri Devi to Rajya Sabha - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

RJD nominates expelled BJP leader Ram Jethmalani and Rabri Devi to Rajya Sabha
Daily News & Analysis
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has nominated expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani to the Rajya Sabha. Rabri Devi is another candidate to be nominated by the RJD for a seat in the Upper House. It is being ...
GST bill set to pass. Here's whyFinancial Express
RJD likely to send Rabri Devi, Ram Jethmalani to Rajya Sabhaindiatvnews.com
Race for Rajya Sabha nominations hots upTimes of India
Hindustan Times -The New Indian Express -India.com -India Today
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Court extends the period of probe against three ISIS sympathisers - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Court extends the period of probe against three ISIS sympathisers
Daily News & Analysis
A special court has extended the period of investigation till June 10 against three accused persons, recently deported from UAE for their alleged ISIS links, in a case of alleged conspiracy to carry out terror strikes in India and other countries ...

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TN SSLC results out, two bag State first rank with 499 marks - The Hindu


The Hindu

TN SSLC results out, two bag State first rank with 499 marks
The Hindu
With an overall pass percentage of 93.6 per cent, the 2016 SSLC public examination results, which were announced on Wednesday, in Tamil Nadu saw a slight increase compared to 2015 when a pass percentage of 92.9 per cent was recorded. It was raining ...
Tamil Nadu SSLC Results 2016 announcedThe Indian Express
TN 10th Result 2016: TNBSE SSLC results declared @tnresults.nic.in; 2 students get 499 marks, 50 score 498Financial Express
Tamil Nadu SSLC results declared, two students share first rankThe New Indian Express
ABP Live -Hindustan Times -Times of India -Deccan Chronicle
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Fresh inquiry ordered to probe discrepancies in equipment from trust run by Salman Khurshid - Daily News & Analysis


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Fresh inquiry ordered to probe discrepancies in equipment from trust run by Salman Khurshid
Daily News & Analysis
On Centre's directives, a fresh inquiry has been initiated into alleged discrepancies in distribution of equipment to the handicapped by Jakir Hussain Trust run by former union minister Salman Khurshid and his wife. "The Centre has recently written to ...

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Paying the ultimate price on Mount Everest

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - On his way down from the top of Mount Everest, Indian mountaineer Nava Kumar Phukon saw the woman sway from side to side - a classic sign of severe mountain sickness - as snow and fog reduced visibility to less than 10 feet (3 metres).
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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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