Category Archives: Tourism

Indian govt to setup Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian government on Thursday announced to setup Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal for which a committee has also been constituted.

Informing about the decision, the Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said in Lok Sabha

Researchers find World’s deepest blue hole, The Dragon Hole at South China Sea

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Chinese scientists have claimed to find world’s deepest blue hole or sinkhole, named as The Dragon Hole at South China. The Dragon Hole is located in coral reefs off the Paracel Islands.

According to Xinhua News, The Dragon Hole is around 987 feet, approximately 300 meters deep,

Civil Aviation Ministry announces cap on air tickets refunds, baggage fee

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday announced several measures to reduce taxes on air tickets refunds and less baggage fee at the airports.

Addressing media, Raju said that his Ministry was committed not only to the growth

Himachal: Regular flights to Shimla-Chandigarh, Shimla-Dharamshala starts

North Gazette News/Shimla
After a gap of almost four years, regular flights to Shimla-Chandigarh, Shimla-Dharamshala were started on Wednesday from Jubbar Hatti Airport near Shimla.

As per reports, State Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma today flagged

Annual Amarnath Yatra to be held from July 2 to August 18, 2016

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Shri Amarnath Shrine Board on Thursday announced to organise annual Amarnath Yatra from July 2 to August 18, 2016 this year.

As per reports, the decision to organise annual Amarnath Yatra from July 2 to August 18, 2016 was taken in the meeting

Aamir Khan to continue as Incredible India brand ambassador: Tourism ministry

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan would continue to promote Incredible India campaign as brand ambassador of Indian Tourism Ministry, officials said on Wednesday.

A spokesperson of Indian Tourism Ministry while denying media reports that Aamir Khan has been removed

Russia: Friendship of Amur, the Tiger & Timur goat becomes a hit in Primorsky Safari Park

North Gazette News/New Delhi
In an unlikely tale of bonhomie between animals, the friendship between Amur, the tiger and Timur, a goat which was released in into predator’s enclosure as live prey has become a huge hit in Primorsky Safari Park.

As per reports, the friendship between Timur and Amur have become a centre of attraction

Madhya Pradesh: Gwalior Trade Fair to be held from Dec 16

North Gazette News/New Delhi
The century old traditional Gwalior Trade Fair would be held from December 16, 2015 onwards, government officials said on Wednesday.

Himachal to develop 20 eco-tourism sites

North Gazette News/ Shimla

Himachal Pradesh government would develop 20 eco tourism sites in the state to promote tourism as well as facilitating the youth by providing them employment oppurtunities. Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri disclosed here today that the eco-tourism society had already invited expression of interest for developing these sites and after finalization of the sites, the matter would be taken with the Government of India for diversion of land.

Indian Railways announces arrangements for Nasik Kumbh Mela 2015

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Indian Railways on Wednesday announced arrangements and several measures to provide adequate railway facilities for several lakhs of pilgrims for Nasik Kumbh Mela 2015.

A spokesperson of Indian Railways said that elaborate and varied arrangements have been made to provide adequate railway facilities