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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China, India Growing At Similar Paces, India Will Rise Again, Says PM Modi - NDTV


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China, India Growing At Similar Paces, India Will Rise Again, Says PM Modi
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New Delhi: India has a chance to rise again as a global economic power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said. The country can match with China and he has a "clear roadmap" to channelise the entrepreneurial capabilities of her 1.25 billion people, he has ...
Xi Jinping's India visit: PM Narendra Modi's diplomatic exchanges have often ...Economic Times
Narendra Modi to start US visit with CEO-packed breakfastTimes of India
Dignity of women a collective responsibility, says ModiFirstpost
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NDMA initiates assessment of flood loss - The News International


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NDMA initiates assessment of flood loss
The News International
Islamabad: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has initiated work on the Multi Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) for the flood affected districts in collaboration with the UN system. The assessment would be carried out in most of affected ...
NDMA being Kept in Limbo for Long: MarriThe New Indian Express
Despite odds, we did good job in J&K: NDRF chiefTimes of India
'Restore disaster relief board'Deccan Herald
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Seat sharing row: BJP's Om Mathur to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray ... - Zee News


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Seat sharing row: BJP's Om Mathur to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray ...
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New Delhi/Mumbai: In a bid to salvage his party's 25-year-old alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Assembly polls, state BJP poll in-charge Om Mathur will on Monday hold talks with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. Mathur's meeting with Thackeray ...
Seat sharing row: Sena says take it or leave it, BJP leaves decision to ModiHindustan Times
Maha: BJP leaders to meet Shiv Sena members today to save allianceFirstpost
Maharashtra polls: Both BJP & Congress are struggling to tackle their alliesOneindia
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3 fall into sewerage pit, suspected to be dead - Daily News & Analysis


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3 fall into sewerage pit, suspected to be dead
Daily News & Analysis
Three persons, including a mother-son duo, were suspected to be dead after they fell into a huge uncovered sewerage pit overflowing with rainwater. A joint search operation of civil and military personnel has been on since last night to recover the bodies, ...
3 fall into pit built for sewerage, dieTimes of India

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Maharashtra polls: NCP to meet today as deadlock over seat sharing with ... - IBNLive


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Maharashtra polls: NCP to meet today as deadlock over seat sharing with ...
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Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party's core committee will meet on Monday as its seat sharing deadlock with the Congress for the Maharashtra Assembly elections continues. The Congress has refused to toe NCP's ultimatum saying it can give only 124 ...
Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress likely to declare first list of candidates ...Zee News
Ready to give NCP few more seats, sticking to a number won't work: CongressFirstpost
SP to field 33 candidates for state polls, refuses to divulge namesDaily News & Analysis
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Modi govt cancels media dialogue with China after border standoff - India Today


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Modi govt cancels media dialogue with China after border standoff
India Today
India on Monday has decided to withdraw clearances for Chinese editors who were coming to Delhi this week for a media exchange with Indian journalists. The Indian government took the decision after Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitched seven ...
China border stand off casting shadow on diplomatic engagementsDaily News & Analysis
Modi to take final call on Shiv Sena's final offer of 119 seatsScroll.in
Chinese incursion: 15 battalions in Ladakh on high alertTimes of India
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Jammu and Kashmir floods: Nitin Gadkari to assess road conditions - Zee News


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Jammu and Kashmir floods: Nitin Gadkari to assess road conditions
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New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Monday visit Srinagar to assess the damage caused to the roads due to the floods in Jammu and Kashmir. "During the visit, Gadkari will make an on-the-spot assessment of the damage ...
Exclusive: Our govt wasn't prepared to deal with floods like these, says Omar ...Firstpost
Nitin Gadkari to visit flood-hit J&K todayAll India Radio
India's refusal to allow UN relief activities in held Kashmir deploredDAWN.com
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2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today - IBNLive


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2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday take up the application by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan alleging CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's interference in the 2G spectrum case. Last week, the apex court had asked Bhushan to disclose the identity of ...
2 Janpath Diary: Supreme Court to hear plea against CBI director on MondayDaily News & Analysis
Who let the details out?Hindustan Times
CBI moves SC with fresh perjury plea against Prashant BhushanFirstpost
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Nurse found murdered at home - The Hindu


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Nurse found murdered at home
The Hindu
A 45-year-old nurse working at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital was found murdered on Saturday night with the top half of her body stuck in a bucket of water kept in the bathroom of her staff quarter. No arrests were made till Sunday evening.
LNJP nurse found dead in staff quartersDaily Mail
Lok Nayak Hospital nurse found dead in staff quarter bathroomIndian Express
Nurse found murdered in staff quartersTimes of India
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Mangalyaan Faces Four-Second Trial by Fire - NDTV


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Mangalyaan Faces Four-Second Trial by Fire
NDTV
Bangalore: India's Mars orbiter satellite has been on an arduous nine-month-long journey to the Red Planet, but its main rocket engine has been lying dormant for this extended period. Now, scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO will ...
NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year9NEWS.com

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Gogoi demands share for North East in China's investment - E-Pao.net


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Gogoi demands share for North East in China's investment
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Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday sought a share of China's $ 20 billion investment committed by its President Xi Jinping for the north eastern region. “North East (NE) is a part of India. Give importance to NE and Assam. We are neighbours of ...
Terror threat: Why Gogoi's remark on Ulfa-Qaeda link can't be ignoredFirstpost
al qaeda to set up base in assam with the help of ulfa says gogoiSahara Samay

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Xi's four-nation tour highlights sincerity of China's neighborhood diplomacy - People's Daily Online


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Xi's four-nation tour highlights sincerity of China's neighborhood diplomacy
People's Daily Online
BEIJING, Sept. 2 -- The just-concluded visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to central and south Asia highlighted China's sincerity and determination in advancing its neighborhood diplomacy. During the nine-day tour, Xi attended the 14th meeting of Council ...
'Xi's India Visit Shows China's Neighbourhood Diplomacy'Outlook
Test of nerveBusiness Standard

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Jammu and Kashmir floods: For a change, stone pelters help police to rescue ... - Daily News & Analysis


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Jammu and Kashmir floods: For a change, stone pelters help police to rescue ...
Daily News & Analysis
The floods that ravaged Kashmir were a great social-leveller. Not only they bridged gap between rich and poor queuing up for food in relief camps, it also saw the stone-pelters and police on the same side. Police officers confirm to dna that these youth, whom ...
Insurance companies dilly-dallying survey: KTMFGreaterKashmir.com
After fortnight, Srinagar presents picture of devastationKashmir Reader
Trail of devastation at Lal Chowk as water recedesRising Kashmir

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CBI arrests stockbroker and builder in AT Group scam - Times of India


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CBI arrests stockbroker and builder in AT Group scam
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: The CBI, which is probing the multi-crore chit fund scams in the state, arrested a Mumbai-based stockbroker and a Bhubaneswar-based builder for their alleged complicity in the Artha Tatwa (AT) Group fraud on Sunday. "Stockbroker ...
Brokers Pareek, Bothra Held for AT LinkThe New Indian Express
CBI makes two more Artha arrestsCalcutta Telegraph
CBI arrests Mumbai broker in Orissa chit fund scamIndian Express
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15 battalions of Indian Army on high alert in Ladakh: Reports - Zee News


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15 battalions of Indian Army on high alert in Ladakh: Reports
Zee News
New Delhi: The Indian Army has put 15 of its battalions on high alert in eastern Ladakh keeping in view the incidents of incursions there, reports suggested on Sunday. The Army is also keeping its 'reserve units' units on alert. As per reports in a leading daily, ...
Chinese Soldiers Pitch Seven Tents in Ladakh's Chumur; Stand-Off ContinuesNDTV
Chinese incursion: 15 battalions in Ladakh on high alertTimes of India
Ladakh face-off a test of nerves, pacts with ChinaChandigarh Tribune
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Centenary of Darjeeling Durga - Calcutta Telegraph


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Centenary of Darjeeling Durga
Calcutta Telegraph
Darjeeling, Sept. 21: A hundred years ago, two steam engines attached to a toy train had chugged up the mountains carrying an idol of Goddess Durga for the puja at Nripendra Narayan Bengali Hindu Hall. On October 4, the hall will enter its hundredth year ...
Kolkata slum children to get 'Santa' gifts this Durga PujaIBNLive
Indian Museum's heritage, modern 3D idols to mark Durga PujaBusiness Standard
Rain threats to dampen Durga Puja festivities in West Bengalgulfnews.com
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Gujarat CM distributes land rights papers to 7000 tribals - Indian Express


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Gujarat CM distributes land rights papers to 7000 tribals
Indian Express
anandiL The Garib Kalyan Mela was kick-started in Jamnagar by Patel and she visited Nana-Pondhha village of Kaprada taluka in Valsad district. Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Posted: September 22, 2014 3:30 am. Chief Minister Anandiben Patel ...
Gujarat government launches helpline to build toilets at homeIBNLive

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Jadavpur University 'molestation': Partha calls on victim's kin - Indian Express


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Jadavpur University 'molestation': Partha calls on victim's kin
Indian Express
Twenty days after an incident of molestation was reported in Jadavpur University, four days after police allegedly assaulted students protesting against authorities' inaction in the issue and a day after thousands of students hit Calcutta streets to make ...
West Bengal government decides to form probe panel on Jadavpur University's ...IBNLive
Teachers hit Kolkata's streets in support of Jadavpur studentsBusiness Standard
Minister visits Jadavpur molestation victim, faces criticismThe Day After
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More men among toilet-sceptics in India - The Hindu


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More men among toilet-sceptics in India
The Hindu
Extensive new evidence shows that building toilets alone will not eliminate open defecation in India as not everyone who has access to toilet, especially men, believe that it's important to use it. Not having a toilet remains the major problem in sanitation: 60 per ...

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UP sacks 11 trainee judicial officers - The Hindu


UP sacks 11 trainee judicial officers
The Hindu
The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered termination of the services of 11 trainee judicial officers for indecent behaviour and indiscipline. The order came on Saturday night following recommendation of the Allahabad High Court to the State government ...
UP govt terminates services of 11 judicial officersPress Trust of India

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Ladakh face-off a test of nerves, pacts with China - Chandigarh Tribune


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Ladakh face-off a test of nerves, pacts with China
Chandigarh Tribune
With the Indian and Chinese armies locked in a face-off at Chumar and adjoining Demchok in Ladakh for the past 12 consecutive days, it is clear that the existing agreements to maintain peace along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) have failed to yield result ...
Situation along LAC tense but under controlHindustan Times
Chinese soldiers pitch seven tents in Chumar, stand-off continuesTimes of India
Settling border disputes with China to take timeAssam Tribune
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Ex-MP joins BJP ahead of Kandhamal byelection - Indian Express


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Ex-MP joins BJP ahead of Kandhamal byelection
Indian Express
In a bid to put up a tough challenge to the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the BJP in Orissa Sunday admitted former BJD MP from Kandhamal Rudramadhab Ray to the party fold ahead of the bypoll to the Kandhamal parliamentary seat next month. Ray joined the ...
Former BJD MP joins BJP ahead of Kandhamal bypollBusiness Standard
Bijoy to head BJP's campaign in KandhamalOdishaChannel
Suspended BJD leader joins BJPTwoCircles.net

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4 Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list - Deccan Herald


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4 Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list
Deccan Herald
Four Indian cities — Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji — are in the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to last-minute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. The list was prepared as per a survey result by global online ...
Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations listIBNLive

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Rebels keep Chavan on his toes in Karad - Indian Express


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Rebels keep Chavan on his toes in Karad
Indian Express
With Chavan (right) deciding to contest from his hometown, Undalkar has now declared his intention to contest the seat even if he does not get the party ticket. Written by Ajay Khape | Mumbai | Posted: September 22, 2014 12:58 am. Stiff contest from party ...
Maharashtra: CM Chavan snubs NCP over 'ultimatum', says is firm in saddleIBNLive

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Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list - IBNLive


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Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list
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Mumbai: Four Indian cities - Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji - feature among the Asian Top 10 list of a global survey, when it comes to last-minute bookings for luxury destinations, which are also affordable. Amongst the Asian Top 10 luxurious but ...

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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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