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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Delhi polls: Have detailed plan to ensure safety, security of women, assures BJP - Daily News & Analysis


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Delhi polls: Have detailed plan to ensure safety, security of women, assures BJP
Daily News & Analysis
To woo women voters ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP on Wednesday made several promises to them including steps to reduce crime against women, their empowerment, safety and security, and said its CM nominee Kiran Bedi will work out these ...
BJP, AAP neck and neck in Delhi, hung assembly likely again: HT surveyHindustan Times
Bedi has police experience to ensure women's safety in Delhi: SwarajZee News
Delhi Elections 2015: BJP big guns in campaign trailEconomic Times
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Looking East, embracing West: India wants to take the right steps in dance of ... - Hindustan Times


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Looking East, embracing West: India wants to take the right steps in dance of ...
Hindustan Times
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they arrive at Palam airport in Delhi on Sunday. (HT Photo/Vipin Kumar). Share. Three days after India signed a joint vision for the Asia Pacific and ...
India-US CEO meet: Modi-Obama chemistry is fine, but PM must deliverFirstpost
President Barack Obama brings to an end India's non-aligned policy: US mediaEconomic Times
Don't read too much into 'romance' between Obama, Modi: Chinese mouthpieceTimes of India
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Cannot compensate family of youth killed in Zoo: Delhi govt to HC - Daily News & Analysis


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Cannot compensate family of youth killed in Zoo: Delhi govt to HC
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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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Four arrested in Burdwan blast case - New Kerala


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Four arrested in Burdwan blast case
New Kerala
The National Investigation Agency has arrested four persons in the last 24 hours in connection with the Burdwan blast case in West Bengal. Reports said on Wednesday that the four were arrested from Birbhum, Murshidabad and Nadia districts. One of the ...
NIA arrests four more in Burdwan blast caseHindustan Times
Burdwan blast: Four JMB men nabbed for running terror campsBusiness Standard
West Bengal: Five Burdwan blast accused in NIA custody till February 3IBNLive

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Lalu to march to BJP headquarter demanding money in Jan Dhan accounts - Daily News & Analysis


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Lalu to march to BJP headquarter demanding money in Jan Dhan accounts
Daily News & Analysis
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said he would lead a peaceful march to state BJP headquarters here on March 15 to demand that Rs 15,000 be deposited in every bank account as promised in the "Jan Dhan" yojna. "I will lead a march from Gandhi ...
Obama's speech revealed Modi's true colours: LaluTimes of India

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Nithari serail killings: Surender Koli's death sentence commuted by Allahabad ... - The Indian Express


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Nithari serail killings: Surender Koli's death sentence commuted by Allahabad ...
The Indian Express
The death sentence of Surender Koli, convicted in 2006 Nithari serial killings case, was on Wednesday commuted to life imprisonment by the Allahabad High Court on the ground of “inordinate delay” in deciding his mercy petition. Division Bench comprising ...
Nithari case: Allahabad HC commutes death sentence of KoliIndia Today
Nithari: HC commutes Koli's death sentence, blames UP govt forBusiness Standard
Nithari killings: Allahabad HC commutes Surender Koli's death sentence to liferFirstpost
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Uber cab rape: Victim to seek 'fair compensation' from taxi firm - Daily News & Analysis


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Uber cab rape: Victim to seek 'fair compensation' from taxi firm
Daily News & Analysis
The 25-year-old woman allegedly raped by an Uber driver will seek a "fair compensation" from the web-based taxi firm to ensure nobody else is assulted by a driver working for the comapny, her US-based lawyer said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old woman ...
Uber rape case: Victim seeks 'fair compensation'Economic Times

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Dil ki Baat: PM Modi, Obama turn 'Mann ki Baat' into gooey love-fest - Firstpost


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Dil ki Baat: PM Modi, Obama turn 'Mann ki Baat' into gooey love-fest
Firstpost
After the morning's pregnant-with-hidden-meaning remarks by Barack Obama on the need for religious tolerance in India, the evening's Mann ki Baat featuring him and Narendra Modi turned into a veritable love-fest between a US President and an India's ...
President Barack Obama brings to an end India's non-aligned policy: US mediaEconomic Times
Spot Narendra Modi in This Group Photograph of NCC CadetsNDTV
Ravishankar Prasad Takes a Dig at Digvijay SinghOutlook
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No urgency to intervene in Sunanda death probe: HC - Zee News


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No urgency to intervene in Sunanda death probe: HC
Zee News
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused urgent hearing of a plea seeking its intervention in the ongoing investigation of the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed ...
Delhi HC to hear PIL on Sunanda Pushkar murder case probe on 4 FebruaryFirstpost
PM Modi won't get results just with photo-ops, Shashi Tharoor tells Rajdeep ...Oneindia
Delhi High Court to hear PIL on Sunanda Pushkar death case probe on February 4Economic Times
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BJP trains all its guns on Delhi election - Hindu Business Line


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BJP trains all its guns on Delhi election
Hindu Business Line
The BJP has pulled out all stops as campaign steps up for the Delhi Assembly elections. Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing four rallies on January 31 and February 1, 3 and 4, at Vishwas Nagar, Dwarka, Rohini and Ambedkar Nagar ...
Now, click a selfie with PM Narendra Modi at Delhi's Khan MarketIBNLive
Delhi polls 2015: Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar, Nirmala Sitharaman discuss BJP ...Economic Times

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Government makes push to boost revenue as deficit deadline nears

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - The government made a push on Wednesday to bolster its strained finances, offering to sell a stake in miner Coal India and more mobile phone airwaves as it aimed to deliver on a promise to trim its fiscal deficit.







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R-Day ad row: BJP must convince the 'secular' section, ask Shiv Sena to shut up - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

R-Day ad row: BJP must convince the 'secular' section, ask Shiv Sena to shut up
Hindustan Times
The 2015 Republic Day celebrations will be remembered for a long time for a variety of reasons: US President Barack Obama's visit, the controversy over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Modi'-striped bandhgala, the decision to give lady officers certain key ...
Nothing wrong in Sena's demand for deletion of 'secular' from Preamble of ...Daily News & Analysis
Government ad against ethos of Constitution: CongressBusiness Standard
Republic Day Advertisement: Is Modi-government going to remove 'secular' word ...India.com
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Forced conversion took place in Bengal, claims Trinamool; VHP denies - Business Standard


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Forced conversion took place in Bengal, claims Trinamool; VHP denies
Business Standard
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Wednesday claimed that over 100 Christians were converted by the VHP in Rampurhat in Birbhum district. The Hindu organisation denied the charge. State minister and Trinamool legislator Ashish Banerjee claimed ...
150 tribal Christians embrace Hinduism in BirbhumPress Trust of India
Trinamool alleges conversion of tribals in West BengalThe Hindu

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Government in J&K will be in place soon: Rajnath Singh - IBNLive


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Government in J&K will be in place soon: Rajnath Singh
IBNLive
Allahabad: BJP, which is in talks with PDP for government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesdat 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 ...
J&K govt formation: BJP, PDP leaders meet governor NN VohraIndileak
BJP, PDP leaders meet governor NN Vohra over govt formation in JKHindustan Times

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Force India to miss Jerez F1 test

LONDON (Reuters) - Force India will not take part in Formula One's opening pre-season test in Jerez starting this weekend, the team said on Wednesday.







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Obama concerned over 'communal and divisive policy' of NDA government, says ... - Daily News & Analysis


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Obama concerned over 'communal and divisive policy' of NDA government, says ...
Daily News & Analysis
The "communal and divisive policy" of the BJP-led NDA government has evoked concerns from several countries so much so that US President Barack Obama had to caution India against religious divide, BSP supremo Mayawati said on Wednesday.
Hindutva groups under Modi Sarkar have damaged India's secular image ...Times of India

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Col Rai always led from front in multiple operations in JK: Army - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Col Rai always led from front in multiple operations in JK: Army
Hindustan Times
Colonel Munindra Nath Rai, commanding officer of 42 Rashtriya Rifles, who was awarded a gallantry medal this Republic Day, died in hospital after being hit by bullets. (ANI Photo). Share. The Colonel-level Commanding Officer, who died fighting militants in ...
He was the youngest and bravest: Col Rai's brotherPress Trust of India
CM pays tribute to fallen Army officer; gives aid to familyBusiness Standard
Colonel MN Rai has set an example for others, says Army chiefIndia Today
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DNA reports of Uber cab driver, rape victim matched: Expert - Economic Times


DNA reports of Uber cab driver, rape victim matched: Expert
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: A forensic expert today told a Delhi court that samples, lifted from Uber cab in which the driver had allegedly raped a woman last month, had matched with the DNA profiling of the accused and the victim. In his submission that gave a shot in the ...

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Who Towed Indira Gandhi's Car? What Kiran Bedi Said to NDTV - NDTV


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Who Towed Indira Gandhi's Car? What Kiran Bedi Said to NDTV
NDTV
New Delhi: Responding to a growing controversy around an incident that elevated her to cult status and almost made her an urban legend, Kiran Bedi, the BJP's presumptive chief minister for Delhi, today said she did not personally tow away India Gandhi's ...
Kiran Bedi Did Not Tow Indira Gandhi's CarHuffington Post India

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Who Towed Indira Gandhi's Car? What Kiran Bedi Said to NDTV - NDTV


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Who Towed Indira Gandhi's Car? What Kiran Bedi Said to NDTV
NDTV
New Delhi: Responding to a growing controversy around an incident that elevated her to cult status and almost made her an urban legend, Kiran Bedi, the BJP's presumptive chief minister for Delhi, today said she did not personally tow away India Gandhi's ...

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Bail Petition of Maran's Aides Dismissed - Outlook


Bail Petition of Maran's Aides Dismissed
Outlook
A CBI court today dismissed the bail petitions of three persons, including V Gowthaman, former Additional Private Secretary of Dayanidhi Maran, who were arrested in the illegal telephone exchange case. "The investigation is at a crucial stage and the ...

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Delhi Polls: EC Now Starts Monitoring Press Conferences - Outlook


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Delhi Polls: EC Now Starts Monitoring Press Conferences
Outlook
With much heat being generated during the ongoing Delhi Assembly poll campaign, the Election Commission has started monitoring even the press conferences by various political parties, in addition to public meetings and rallies. EC representatives will ...
Election Commission encouraging Delhi voters to check background of candidatesNiticentral

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Khattar approves new scheme for safe road travel - Chandigarh Tribune


Khattar approves new scheme for safe road travel
Chandigarh Tribune
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday approved a new scheme for providing smooth flow of traffic and ensuring safe travel for road users in the state. Khattar approved the 'Haryana Road Safety Fund Scheme' of the state police, saying ...

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Start Saradha trial after all those involved are booked: Kunal Ghosh - Zee News


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Start Saradha trial after all those involved are booked: Kunal Ghosh
Zee News
Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Kunal Ghosh on Wednesday prayed before a city court that trial in the Saradha case should not be started till all the people involved in it are apprehended. Stating it was not just a case of law but also ...
Cong indirectly helping TMC in stalling Saradha probe: BJPBusiness Standard
Saradha scam: TMC's Mukul Roy assures cooperation in CBI probeEconomic Times
Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh refuses to get down, police drag him out of vanIBNLive
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From NCC cadet to leading Navy's all-women contingent on R-Day - Zee News


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From NCC cadet to leading Navy's all-women contingent on R-Day
Zee News
New Delhi: For Lieutenant Commander Priya Jeyakumar, it was not herself but her dreams marching down the Rajpath this Republic Day when she led the Indian Navy's first all-women officers' contingent at the ceremonial parade. Priya was always intrigued ...
Women aren't weak, says Indian Navy contingent leaderIndia Gazette

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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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