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Archaeological Site Old Mound Ludhiana

Lost & Neglected Glory of Ludhiana: Archaeological Site of Old Mound at Village Sunet

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana Manchester of India, Ludhiana is a very important city in the terms of historical importance. But none of the historic sites including Old Mounds in Ludhiana has been maintained well by tourism and  archaeological department of the Punjab State. One such neglected historical site in the city is Sunet Village where archaeologists have discovered traces of six

Kos Minars Mile Pillars Ludhiana

Lost & Neglected Glory of Ludhiana: ‘Kos Minars’ or ‘Mile Pillars’

Nidhi Bhanot Ludhiana The main heritage structures that have been neglected are ‘Kos Minars’ or ‘Mile Pillars’, were erected by the Mughal rulers on the main highways across the empire to delineate the route and mark the distance. They played a significant role in the system of governance during the Mughal period. But over years

Navjot Singh Sidhu shows the way to promote Punjabi language

Navjot Singh Sidhu shows the way to promote Punjabi language. Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has ordered the entire official working of the Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department to be done in ‘Punjabi’ mandatorily, in an initiative to promote the language. The minister, who had in a Panchayat summoned by the Punjabi lovers

Shimla water crisis: Tourism massively hit in water-deprived

Shimla water crisis: Tourism massively hit in water-deprived. The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla has been massively hit as tourists are cancelling their visits to the water-deprived hill-station. The local hoteliers and others related to the tourism industry are worried as social media is flooded with news about the water crisis, preventing the inflow

India’s Tiger population has increased by 1300% since it was declared National Animal 44 years ago

At the time when Project Tiger was launched from Corbett’s Dhikala range the Bengal Tiger was literally facing extinction in its home turf with just 268 big cats in the wild according to the first nation-wide tiger census conducted in 1972. The years of poaching, trophy hunting, human-animal conflict and deforestation had almost wiped them

Weekend Getaways Near Mumbai: 5 Places to Trail off from City Life

The holiday season is almost upon us. Before you make plans to visit lands far and wide, why not switch off for the coming weekend and explore places closer home? It will set the tone for a longer holiday and rejuvenate you for the week ahead. We list five places which are within 100-110 kms

North Korea : ‘We don’t care’ about US travel ban

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Washington’s ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea will have no effect on the country’s tourism industry and Pyongyang does not care about it “at all”, a senior development official insisted today.The measure is due to be enacted

World’s highest rail track to commence in Leh

NEW DELHI: The Railways will kick off the final location survey of the 498 km long Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir this week. The survey, which has an estimated cost of Rs 157.77 crore, will be funded by the defence ministry. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the work for the final

Fatehgarh Sahib will be developed as tourist circuit : Navjot Singh Sidhu

Chandigarh • June 22:-Fatehgarh Sahib, a historic and religious city, will be developed as a tourist circuit. This is the tourism and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, MLA from Fatehgarh Sahib, during the question of Punjab Vidhan Sabha. In response to the question raised by Kuljit Singh Nagra. S. Sidhu said that for the

Punjab Budget Session: See what tourism, transport, water and sanitation department get

Government Plan for the conservation of the rich heritage of Punjab. Worldwide Facilities will be provided to all the tourist places. 26 Crore Budget for the improvement of museums. Rs. 4128.43 crores expansion, renovation and cancellation of canal system in the state. A Nature Park will be established at Matewara in Ludhiana. Transport Dept. will

Explore 7 destinations across India at Rs 872 per day, train start next week

Explore 7 destinations across India at Rs 872 per day, train start next week

Explore 7 destinations across India at Rs 872 per day, train start next week. Bharat Darshan tourist train, which will depart from Chandigarh railway station next week.The train named ‘7 Jyotirlinga Yatra’, being launched by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation from June 18, will offer you a 12 days and 11 nights package

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Tougher laws on child sex tourism, visa of violator will be annulled

Today the Coalition Government announced it will introduce tough new laws which will prevent registered child sex offenders from travelling overseas. New legislation will make Australia a world leader in protecting vulnerable children from child sex tourism by prohibiting registered child sex offenders from leaving Australia or holding Australian passports.   There is an estimated 20,000 registered 

Vistara proposes more flights to Punjab

Private carrier Vistara airlines is looking to introduce more flights and work in collaboration with Taj Hotels to promote tourism in Punjab.With five more planes in its fleet, the airline sees a huge potential to connect Punjab with many more cities and countries. At present, it connects Delhi with Amritsar. Vistara CEO Phee Teik Yeoh

Ranveer Singh chosen as Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism

Mumbai: Bollywood’s livewire actor Ranveer Singh has been named the Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism. “I had such a great time on my trip to Switzerland this summer! I did some crazy things like sky diving and paragliding. Now that I am the official Brand Ambassador of Switzerland Tourism, I am just raring to go

Kangra needs tourism boost

Despite rich potential for tourism in Himachal Pradesh, this sector has not received the required support. Political statements and election promises for the same have been made so frequently that the real intent for the same has taken a back seat. Not to talk of the entire state, even a portion of the Kangra Valley

Akshay Kumar advocates domestic tourism

Manali: Actor Akshay Kumar, who is besotted with the beauty of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, wonders why Indians opt to vacation abroad. Akshay is having a fun time shooting the last schedule for “Jolly LLB 2”, a sequel to the 2013 popular courtroom comedy drama “Jolly LLB”, in the hilly region. He finds it a

Moroccan tourism down amid rise of terrorism threat

Rabat: After more than a decade of steady growth, tourism in Morocco is experiencing a significant drop amid the rise of terrorist threat. While the country’s tourism industry got a wake-up call last year following a series of terrorist attacks in the region, the latest data on arrivals and bookings in the first half of

Amritsar to be transformed into hub of tourism: Sukhbir

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday reiterated the pledge that the SAD-BJP government would leave no stone unturned to ensure that the state emerges and continues to remain at top spot in terms of development on economic and social index. Inaugurating a host of development centric projects, the Deputy Chief Minister said that

India, S Africa sign MoUs on ICT, tourism

Pretoria: India and South Africa on Friday signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs), including two on information and communication technology and tourism. The MoUs were signed following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendara Modi and South African President Jacob Zuma here. The first MoU is on cooperation in the area of information and communication

Traditional festivals to attract tourists in Goa this monsoon

Panaji: With the arrival of rains making beaches less attractive among visitors, Goa tourism department is banking on its traditional monsoon festivals to increase footfalls in the coastal state. “The arrival of tourists has not receded. The weekends are full. Hotels are having 70 per cent occupancy on weekends,” Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said. The