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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Saradha and terror links: Amit Shah, BJP's confusion raises serious questions ... - Firstpost


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Saradha and terror links: Amit Shah, BJP's confusion raises serious questions ...
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The change of stance of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the government on Wednesday over alleged terror linkages of the scam-hit Saradha group and the subsequent explanation by the party leadership to mitigate the damage were not a convincing one ...
Govt contradicts Amit Shah's claim on Burdwan-Saradha link, Mamata Banerjee ...Indian Express
Mamata vs Amit Shah: Did the BJP Jump the Gun?NDTV
Different voices in govt over Saradha-terror link probe?Financial Express
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Oppostion Refuses to Relent, Wants PM to Answer on 'Minister of Hate' - NDTV


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Oppostion Refuses to Relent, Wants PM to Answer on 'Minister of Hate'
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PM Narendra Modi must speak on the matter of hate speech made by his minister, says Opposition. submit to reddit; inShare; Add to Flipboard Magazine. email. New Delhi: The "Modi jawab do (the Prime Minister must answer)" chant is expected to continue ...
Resignation? Forget it: Niranjan Jyoti's future looks bright in the BJPFirstpost
Niranjan Jyoti remarks row: PM Modi likely to attend RS proceedings today ...Zee News
Police complaint against Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for making ...Daily News & Analysis
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Barack Obama praises PM Modi for shaking India's 'bureaucratic inertia' - Zee News


Indian Express

Barack Obama praises PM Modi for shaking India's 'bureaucratic inertia'
Zee News
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to shake up the "bureaucratic inertia" in India, less than a month after he described the Indian leader as a "man of action". However, Obama said that this ...
Obama administration to focus next 2 yrs on India-US trade ties: US officialEconomic Times
Haramzada and 4 other controversial comments that Narendra Modi govt found ...Indian Express
PM Modi inspires 'unprecedented optimism' for India, says SwarajDaily Mail
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New parivar takes shape to counter BJP and Modi - Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

New parivar takes shape to counter BJP and Modi
Hindustan Times
The once-firebrand young Turks of the socialist movement, who fell apart more than two decades ago, are set to re-unite as a family of ageing warriors. The process will begin with a huddle in Delhi on Thursday, and if all goes well, Nitish Kumar's JD(U), Lalu ...
Mulayam to lead new front to take on Narendra Modi?Zee News
Janata Parivar parties to discuss merger at Mulayam's residence; plan to tackle ...Indian Express
Modi effect? Regional political parties like SP, RJD, JD(U) & others to unite to ...Economic Times
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21-yr-old girl raped for a month by acquaintance in Delhi - Daily News & Analysis


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21-yr-old girl raped for a month by acquaintance in Delhi
Daily News & Analysis
A 21-year-old girl from Kerala was allegedly kept captive and repeatedly raped by her male acquaintance at a residence in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area here since the last one month. The incident came to light yesterday when the girl managed to contact ...
Girl raped for over a year, blackmailed with videoDeccan Herald
Kerala girl raped for a month by acquaintance in DelhiIndia Today

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Affidavits filed with cops contest Rohtak sisters' version - Indian Express


Indian Express

Affidavits filed with cops contest Rohtak sisters' version
Indian Express
Family members of accused Kuldeep at their Aasan village residence on Monday. (Express photo by Gajendra Yadav). Written by Sumegha Gulati | Kharkhauda | Posted: December 4, 2014 2:56 am | Updated: December 4, 2014 8:40 am. Days after the video ...
So what if there's a second video? We should celebrate Rohtak sistersFirstpost
Rohtak sisters are serial thrashers. So what?Scroll.in
Twist in Rohtak sisters' tale: 6 women give clean chit to menTimes of India
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Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan: Ready to tackle threat of jihadis steering ... - Times of India


Times of India

Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan: Ready to tackle threat of jihadis steering ...
Times of India
NEW DELHI: From guarding against jihadi terror emanating from the sea to protecting India's strategic interests right up to the contentious South China Sea, the Navy is gearing up to tackle myriad maritime challenges in the years ahead. While shadow-boxing ...
Threat From Sea on the Rise, Navy Prepared: Admiral RK DhowanNDTV
'Terror Poses Major Threat to Maritime Security'The New Indian Express
Submarine mishap due to human error: Chief Admiral RK DhowanDeccan Chronicle
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Central varsities told to explore possibility of having Sanskrit dept: Government - Financial Express


Indian Express

Central varsities told to explore possibility of having Sanskrit dept: Government
Financial Express
Government said all central universities have been asked to explore the possibilities of opening of Sanskrit department. Other Articles. Non-veg food in IIT stopped during UPA rule: Smriti Irani · Protest rallies on 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas tragedy, call for ...
Central Varsities Told to Explore Possibility of Sanskrit DeptThe New Indian Express
Smriti Irani on Sanskrit row: Was only upholding law of landIndian Express
Centre requests universities to explore possibilities of opening Sanskrit departmentDeccan Chronicle
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Ready to talk: Babri litigant Hashim Ansari says he won't pursue the case, wants ... - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Ready to talk: Babri litigant Hashim Ansari says he won't pursue the case, wants ...
Daily News & Analysis
Hashim Ansari (94), the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya shrine dispute, stirred the proverbial hornets' nest in political circles on Wednesday saying he would not pursue the matter any further, and that he was ready for talks with the Prime Minister for peaceful ...
Oldest litigant fed up with politicisation of Babri caseFirstpost
WHIPLASH: Litigant wont pursue Babri Masjid caseDaily Mail
Oldest Litigant in Babri Demolition Case Hashim Ansari Wants to Recuse himselfThe New Indian Express
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J&K polls: Why the Valley can't make up its mind on Modi - Firstpost


Firstpost

J&K polls: Why the Valley can't make up its mind on Modi
Firstpost
Srinagar: The famous Boulevard Road of Srinagar remains engulfed in heavy fog till late in the morning these days. And the Zabarvan Hills overlooking the majestic road and the adjoining Dal Lake remain hidden behind the white-grey veil throughout the day.
Indian clerics cast BJP net in KashmirGreaterKashmir.com

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi to visit Rae Bareli today, likely to join Rahul at ... - Zee News


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Congress president Sonia Gandhi to visit Rae Bareli today, likely to join Rahul at ...
Zee News
Rae Bareli: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will arrive on a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency here on Thursday. She would pay a surprise visit to several villages besides taking part in the district vigilance and monitoring committee meeting and ...
Sonia Gandhi to Visit Rae Bareli on 2-Day TourNDTV

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I am aware of the challenges CBI is facing: AK Sinha - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

I am aware of the challenges CBI is facing: AK Sinha
Daily News & Analysis
Newly-appointed CBI chief Anil Kumar Sinha said he was "acutely aware" of the challenges the agency faces and was committed to preserve its integrity, industry and impartiality on Wednesday. Sinha has taken over the reins at a time when the agency is ...
Anil Kumar Sinha takes over as CBI chiefTimes of India
Anil Sinha: A low-profile and hardworking CBI Director at helmEconomic Times
Anil Sinha appointed as new CBI chiefDaily Mail
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Ensure tax proceedings against account holders not time barred: SC - Firstpost


Financial Express

Ensure tax proceedings against account holders not time barred: SC
Firstpost
New Delhi, Dec. Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the central government to ensure that income tax proceedings against those holding overseas accounts are completed by March 31, 2015 - the extended date - and are not time-barred.
Black money: Supreme Court asks Centre to ensure IT probe by March, 2015Daily News & Analysis
Deadline Set for Probe into Black MoneyThe New Indian Express
Black money cases: Pending cases shou...Economic Times
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Pak should Understand India's Might, Says Jaitley in Kashmir - The New Indian Express


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Pak should Understand India's Might, Says Jaitley in Kashmir
The New Indian Express
SRINAGAR: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of India, whose economic and military might Pakistan should understand, and that every Indian citizen should accept it. “Jammu and Kashmir is an ...
Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections: Massive turnout shows urge for ...Economic Times
'Pakistan... cannot get any part of this country': Jaitley says J&K borders will ...Daily Mail
Jaitley to Kashmir: Seize the momentCalcutta Telegraph
Chandigarh Tribune -Indian Express -The Asian Age
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Australian eyes turn from Macksville to Adelaide

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The funeral of Phillip Hughes has brought an element of closure for Australia's players according to coach Darren Lehmann, who now hopes they will honour their former team mate in the way they play the first test against India next week.







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Slain CRPF men's uniforms, shoes found in garbage - Times of India


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Slain CRPF men's uniforms, shoes found in garbage
Times of India
RAIPUR: Bullet-ridden, blood-stained uniforms and other belongings of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, killed in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Bastar on Monday, were found dumped in a dustbin at Raipur's Ambedkar government ...
Tearful farewell to the martyred Kashmiri paramilitary soldierDaily News & Analysis
After Sukma attack, Centre vows to eliminate Maoist menaceEconomic Times
At Raipur morgue, how they play politics with remains of CRPF deadIndian Express
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SC sets up social justice bench - Times of India


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SC sets up social justice bench
Times of India
NEW DELHI: After its 'green bench' effectively monitored protection of environment and forests for two decades, the Supreme Court on Wednesday took a historic step by setting up an exclusive bench to deal with complaints against implementation of ...
Social Justice Push With New SC BenchThe New Indian Express
Supreme Court to get 'Social Justice Bench' to help women, children and the poorDaily Mail
Social bench in top courtCalcutta Telegraph
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AAP launches SC/ST wing - Times of India


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AAP launches SC/ST wing
Times of India
NEW DELHI: A day after a not-too-successful attempt by the BJP to woo Dalit voters, the Aam Aadmi Party formally launched its SC/ST wing on Wednesday. AAP enjoyed the support of this segment in the 2013 assembly election and managed to draw further ...
AAP chief to be honoured in DubaiFirstpost
Kejriwal to be felicitated at World Brands Summit in DubaiEconomic Times

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AP to spend Rs. 2000 cr. for differently abled - The Hindu


The Hindu

AP to spend Rs. 2000 cr. for differently abled
The Hindu
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has announced the government's plans to spend close to Rs. 2,000 crore for the welfare of differently abled people in the State in the next four years. The government was also seriously considering a proposal for ...
Rs. 2000 Crore for Disabled in Next Four Years: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister ...NDTV
Rs 2000 crore for disabled in next four years, says Andhra Pradesh CM N ...Daily News & Analysis

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Aziz rules out Pak-India talks in Modi's era - The Nation


The Nation

Aziz rules out Pak-India talks in Modi's era
The Nation
ISLAMABAD - Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday Islamabad would positively respond to New Delhi if it desired to resume peace talks, but such an initiative should be based on equality and mutual ...
Faux pas or intentional? China's Xinhua calls PoK region as Pakistani territoryFirstpost
Indian Army Kills 6 Militants in Kashmir Gun BattleNew York Times
6 militants killed in Kashmir gunfightMorungExpress
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'Heavens Won't fall' if Controversial Parts of IT Act are Stayed, Says Supreme Court - NDTV


NDTV

'Heavens Won't fall' if Controversial Parts of IT Act are Stayed, Says Supreme Court
NDTV
New Delhi: The Centre has time till December 9 to explain to the Supreme Court why two key sections of the Information Technology (IT) Act cannot be called unconstitutional. Section 66A provides for a three-year jail term for those who post objectionable ...
Clarify stand or we will suspend 66A: SC to CentreDaijiworld.com

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Oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case wants to withdraw his petition in SC - Hindustan Times


Oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case wants to withdraw his petition in SC
Hindustan Times
Twenty-two years after the 16th-century Babri Masjid in Uttar Pradesh was demolished on December 6, 1992, the oldest litigant in a lawsuit over the religious site said on Wednesday he wants to withdraw from the petition in the Supreme Court. Hashim Ansari ...

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Education key to empower people with disability: President - Business Standard


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Education key to empower people with disability: President
Business Standard
President Pranab Mujherjee Wednesday said education was one of the key instruments for empowering people with disability. The president said children with disabilities should have access to educational opportunities that will enable them to equally ...
Modi salutes indomitable spirit of the disabledFirstpost
Help at handDaily Pioneer
Disabled persons demand their rights on International Day of People with ...I am in dna of India
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LS passes School of Planning and Architecture Bill - Zee News


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LS passes School of Planning and Architecture Bill
Zee News
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed a bill to convert three Schools of Planning and Architecture into centres of excellence and enable them to confer degrees on students. The School of Planning and Architecture Bill, 2014, was passed by a voice ...
Lok Sabha clears Schools of Planning and Architecture BillEconomic Times

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Survivors recall Bhopal gas tragedy on 30th anniversary, demand compensation - Daily News & Analysis


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Survivors recall Bhopal gas tragedy on 30th anniversary, demand compensation
Daily News & Analysis
Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy, which occurred 30 years ago, on Wednesday recalled the night when toxic gas leaked from a pesticide factory in the city and killed thousands. In the early hours of December 3, 1984, around 40 metric tonnes of methyl ...
Anger, frustration spills over on 30th anniversary of Bhopal gas disasterHindustan Times
Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disasterReuters
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says must balance environment ...Financial 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.

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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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