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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Live: Chinese President Xi Jinping, PM Modi ink three key MoUs in Ahmedabad - Firstpost


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Live: Chinese President Xi Jinping, PM Modi ink three key MoUs in Ahmedabad
Firstpost
In a first ever visit by a Chinese premier, President Xi Jinping and the first lady arrived at Sabarmati Ashram with Prime Minister Narendra Modi showing them the sites. Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel also welcomed the delegation as they proceeded from the ...
LIVE: India-China sign 3 pacts within hours of Xi Jinping's arrival to develop ...Daily News & Analysis
On display in India, China's new soft power tool: Its first 'First Lady'India Today
Xi Jinping visits India: Will Modi prove his knack of diplomacy once again?Oneindia
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No official complaint on 'love jihad' so far: Maneka - Business Standard


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No official complaint on 'love jihad' so far: Maneka
Business Standard
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said her ministry has not received any official complaint relating to 'love jihad', but as an MP she has been apprised of a few such cases. Asked about the issue of "love jihad", Gandhi said at a ...
Bypolls defeat: BJP should consider bringing Varun back, says Maneka GandhiIBNLive
Nirbhaya centers will solve half of the problems: Maneka GandhiZee News
Maneka Gandhi finds 'love jihad' cases in her constituencyDeccan Herald
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Kashmir would have been intact, if Patel handled the issue: Amit Shah - The Hindu


The Hindu

Kashmir would have been intact, if Patel handled the issue: Amit Shah
The Hindu
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said Pakistan would not have been holding a part of Kashmir and Article 370 would not have existed had Sardar Vallabhai Patel, instead of Jawharlal Nehru, handled the Kashmir issue. “....even today a big part of ...
Amit Shah brushes aside bypoll setbackHindustan Times
Bypoll reverses, don't feel depressed: Shah to party workersPress Trust of India
Sardar Patel was better equiped than Nehru to resolve Kashmir issue: Amit ShahTimes of India

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India-Vietnam oil blocks deal just a commercial act: Mukherjee - Business Standard


Business Standard

India-Vietnam oil blocks deal just a commercial act: Mukherjee
Business Standard
President Pranab Mukherjee today said India's pact with Vietnam for possible oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea was "just a commercial action" and the country has never commented about issues of "sovereignty" over those waters. The President ...
President wraps up Vietnam tour; leaves for homeTimes of India
President wraps up Vietnam visit, flies homeAssam Tribune
Modi Government Improved Economy, Indias Global Image PresidentSiliconindia.com
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Tony Abbott gives top marks to ministers, saying all deserve As or A pluses - Sydney Morning Herald


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Tony Abbott gives top marks to ministers, saying all deserve As or A pluses
Sydney Morning Herald
Rate the PM and his ministers: conduct your own performance review. Prime Minister Tony Abbott is reviewing the performance of his frontbench but has backed their first year in government, saying his ministers will be getting either As or A pluses. Speaking ...
Islamic State: Tony Abbott warns troops may be forced to fire in Iraq, insists there ...ABC Online
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot backs medical marijuanaOneindia
Syria key to terror fight, says Iraq envoyThe Australian
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Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, allegedly linked to ... - Daily News & Analysis


Economic Times

Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, allegedly linked to ...
Daily News & Analysis
Former Assam Director General of Police Shankar Barua, whose premises were searched by the CBI in connection with Saradha scam last month, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his residence today. Guwahati Senior Superintendent of ...
Saradha scam: Ex-Assam DGP commits suicideBusiness Standard
Under scanner in Saradha scam, ex-Assam DGP commits suicideFirstpost
Former Assam DGP Shankar Barua commits suicideTimes Now.tv

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Delayed retreat of monsoon rains to start this weekend

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's monsoon season is set to enter its withdrawal phase by this weekend after a late surge in rainfall delayed the retreat by a fortnight, a senior weather official said, boosting output prospects for summer crops.







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Bypoll reverses, don't feel depressed: Amit Shah to party workers - Zee News


Bypoll reverses, don't feel depressed: Amit Shah to party workers
Zee News
Bidar: Putting up a brave front after a setback in by-elections, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday asked party workers not to feel depressed and said they would win upcoming Assembly polls in four states with a thumping majority and move ahead with ...

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Xi sees factory China and back office India as global engine

AHMEDABAD India (Reuters) - A combination of the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has kept the Asian giants apart.







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Man assaults school headmistress, teacher in Goa - IBNLive


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Man assaults school headmistress, teacher in Goa
IBNLive
Panaji: A 29-year-old man on Wednesday allegedly assaulted three staff, including headmistress and a teacher, of a school at a village near Panaji and was arrested, police said. Parikshit Raikar (29) was arrested by Vasco police for trespassing into the ...
School Headmistress Allegedly Assaulted by Youth in GoaOutlook
Youth assaults school headmistress, teacher in GoaPress Trust of India

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Nagaland Government to Donate Rs 10 Lakh for Jammu and Kashmir Flood ... - NDTV


The Hindu

Nagaland Government to Donate Rs 10 Lakh for Jammu and Kashmir Flood ...
NDTV
Kohima: The Government of Nagaland has contributed Rs 10 lakh to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for flood relief in Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the Home Department, Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority today.
Tripura donates Rs.1 crore to flood-hit J&KBusiness Standard
Floods hit publication of local newspapers in SrinagarOneindia
Chief minister defends Kashmir flood responseBBC News
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BJP taunts Congress' proposed booklet on NDA's 100 days governance - Business Standard


Economic Times

BJP taunts Congress' proposed booklet on NDA's 100 days governance
Business Standard
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday scoffed at the reported move of the Congress to bring out a booklet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government's 100 days in office. "They have nothing to showcase for the ten years of their rule, ...
Lesson for BJP from bypolls: think beyond 'Modi wave'Hindustan Times
Real lesson from by-polls: India will keep the Modi govt on its toesFirstpost
Bypolls: BJP was weak without Narendra Modi but Congress strong sans Rahul ...Oneindia
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Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' begins - Economic Times


Economic Times

Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' begins
Economic Times
LUCKNOW: Indo-US combined military training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2014', part of an ongoing bilateral defence cooperation, today started in the foothills of Himalayas of Chaubattia in Uttarakhand. The exercise was started under the aegis of Garud ...

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Jadavpur University campus crackdown: Vice Chancellor says demonstrators ... - Daily News & Analysis


Times of India

Jadavpur University campus crackdown: Vice Chancellor says demonstrators ...
Daily News & Analysis
After 23 students were arrested last night while protesting outside the Jadavpur University campus against the alleged molestation of a student, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty on Wednesday said that he was forced to call the police after the ...
Women's wing Congress prez Shobha Oza wants serious investigation in JU ...Oneindia
Police storm JU to break gherao of VC, arrest 35 — but are gheraoed in turnCalcutta Telegraph
Some protestors who turned violent were outsiders, claims Jadavpur University VCIBNLive
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Kashmir flood victims run from pillar to post to get relief material - Daily News & Analysis


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Kashmir flood victims run from pillar to post to get relief material
Daily News & Analysis
Chaos has hit relief distribution in flood-ravaged Kashmir as some survivors of the natural calamity from the summer capital of the state are running from pillar to post to get food grains but to no avail. Officials at various relief camps refer the flood- victims to the ...

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Advani becomes chairman of Lok Sabha's Ethics Committee - The Hindu


The Hindu

Advani becomes chairman of Lok Sabha's Ethics Committee
The Hindu
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan appointed BJP veteran L.K. Advani as the chairman of the prestigious Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha. Manikrao Gavit of Congress was heading the Committee in the last Lok Sabha. Other members of the Committee are ...
Advani new chairman of Lok Sabha's Ethics CommitteePress Trust of India

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MeT predicts heavy rains in south Odisha - The Hindu


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MeT predicts heavy rains in south Odisha
The Hindu
Heavy downpour is likely to pound some places in south Odisha while rain and thundershower would continue in many parts of the state till Thursday due to a low pressure area, the MeT office said on Wednesday. The low pressure, which has been triggering ...
Heavy rainfall in south Odisha over next 24 hoursOdisha Sun Times

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China, India to sign $6.8 bln deal to establish industrial parks - China official

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - China and India will sign a $6.8 billion deal to establish two industrial parks aimed at reducing trade imbalances, Wang Hejun, economic and commercial counselor of the Chinese embassy in India said on Wednesday.







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Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi greet Narendra Modi on his birthday - Times of India


Times of India

Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi greet Narendra Modi on his birthday
Times of India
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, chief minister J Jayalalithaa and political leaders, including DMK chief M Karunanidhi, greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday on Wednesday. In his message, Rosaiah said the Prime Minister ...
May you live long to serve our country: Bollywood wishes PM ModiIndia Today
PM Narendra Modi Stresses on Self-Sufficiency As He Launches 11 ...NDTV
Modi pitches for schemes to make poor self-reliantBusiness Standard
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Big Stars Lining Up For PM Narendra Modi's Reception in New York on ... - NDTV


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Big Stars Lining Up For PM Narendra Modi's Reception in New York on ...
NDTV
Washington: Young Indian-American pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by Indian-American community for Prime ...
Narendra Modi's speech to be beamed live at New York's Times SquareFinancial Express
Modi's speech to be beamed live at Times SquareThe Hindu
Modi's speech to be beamed live at iconic Times SquareIANS

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Initiatives needed to stop destruction of environment: Francois Richier - Economic Times


Economic Times

Initiatives needed to stop destruction of environment: Francois Richier
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: In view of incessant rains and floods causing massive destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier today said governments should take initiatives to stop disruption of environment to prevent catastrophes in ...

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Border rows, railways likely topics of China-India talks

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India on Wednesday as the two Asian giants take steps to boost commercial ties. China has pledged to invest billions of dollars in Indian railways, industrial parks and roads, but ties between the nuclear-armed nations have long been held back by distrust, mostly over their contested border.







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Shatrughan Sinha denies differences with Sushil Modi - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

Shatrughan Sinha denies differences with Sushil Modi
Daily News & Analysis
With his assertions blaming Sushil Kumar Modi for BJP's poor show in the recent bypolls in Bihar causing a flutter, actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha today dismissed speculations that there were differences between him and the senior party leader. "I have no ...
Shotgun blames SuMo for poor show in Bihar bypollsTimes of India
Shatrughan Sinha slams Sushil Modi after BJP loses face over Bihar bypollsFinancial Express
Bypolls result no barometer for things to come: Sushil Kumar ModiEconomic Times

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15 Members of VHP, Bajrang Dal Arrested Over Attack on Ujjain University Vice ... - NDTV


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15 Members of VHP, Bajrang Dal Arrested Over Attack on Ujjain University Vice ...
NDTV
Ujjain: Police have arrested 15 members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal for the attack on the Vice-Chancellor of a university in Ujjain on Monday. (Ujjain University Vice Chancellor Attacked for his Help J&K Appeal) Jawahar Lal Kaul, the ...
15 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Ujjain university VCZee News
Attack on Ujjain University VC a 'Talibani act': CongHindustan Times
Hindus storm university after Kashmir flood appealThe Nation
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Delhi HC to hear plea against Justice Dattu's appointment as CJI - Zee News


The Hindu

Delhi HC to hear plea against Justice Dattu's appointment as CJI
Zee News
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea filed by an advocate and a former RAW woman officer against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), alleging sexual harassment by him. Alleging ...
Ex-RAW woman officer moves HC against Justice Dattu as next CJIABP News

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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

India recipes: Indian Cuisine

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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