Manipur’s Shirui Lily Festival  Commenced

Ukhrul: Manipur’s much-awaited five-day Shirui Lily State Festival, commenced yesterday in the Ukhrul district headquarters. The festival will continue till 28th of April 2018. The festival, organized by the State Tourism Department, aims to spread awareness and conserve the endangered state flower ‘Shirui Lily’, while also promote the hill district as a potential tourist destination. […]

GOM Proposes Uniform Road Tax

Guwahati: In a significant decision, the Group of Ministers on Transport proposed one nation, one tax formula to bring a harmony in motor vehicle taxes across different states. The group was of the unanimous opinion that the diverse road tax structure for motor vehicles was a major reason for this long pending issue. There is […]

Seminar: Promoting Tourism Through Air

New Delhi: Over the years, India’s airline’s sector has proven its credentials through connectivity by bridging the gap between the urban and the far-flung areas of the country. India is gradually becoming a focal point in the global aviation map- thanks to constant growth in the air traffic, route expansion, and major airport infrastructure development. […]

Tulip Fest starts in Kashmir

Srinagar: Asia’s largest tulip garden, which has more than about 12 lakh tulips of 50 varieties in its lap on the banks of world famous Dal Lake in the summer capital, Srinagar, was thrown open for gawking visitors from Sunday, marking the beginning of new tourism season in the Valley. The Tulip garden in the […]

Railways to revamp 90 stations

New Delhi: In an attempt to increase passenger amenities and to give an aesthetic makeover to the most visited stations across Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways has formulated the plan to redevelop 90 stations across Indian Railways. The redevelopment plan of 90 stations is assigned to different zones/ nodal agencies. Given that some stations are […]

Fix upper limit to Air Tickets, Par panel

Delhi: A Parliamentary panel sought capping of airfares as it expressed concerns over higher ticket prices around festivals and observed developed nations’ pricing mechanisms might not be suitable for India. Derek O’ Brien – Chaired Parliamentary standing committee on transport in its 257th report says committee had recommended that the Ministry should take effective steps […]

Empowerment without appeasement, Govt Announces Reduction in Haj Airfare

New Delhi: The NDA government announced a significant reduction in airfare for those who go for the Haj pilgrimage, a month after it scrapped subsidies for the same, Union Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told. The PMO took a keen interest in this. The decision is in line with our empowerment without appeasement policy,” Naqvi […]

Technology and artificial intelligence must be used to ensure welfare of poor, PM

New Delhi: Technology and artificial intelligence must be used to ensure the welfare of the poor and underprivileged. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Addressing the people the of the nation through his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on a number of issues . PM Modi also congratulated the scientific […]

After 70 years of Independence electricity reaches Elephanta Caves

Mumbai : After 70 years of Independence power supply has finally reached Elephanta Caves near Mumbai. It’s a historic day today. This is the first time that such kind of big wire cable is used in the Arabian Sea to spread the lines of electricity, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Minister of Energy, New and Renewable Energy, said. […]