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India

12 Dec 2006
Tourists in India were invited to a rather strange wedding when two elephants became partners for life.Workers at a hotel in Kerala state organised the ceremony, which saw 12-year-...
7 Dec 2006
Work has begun on restoring an ancient mosque in Srinagar, India.The 14th century structure has been a dominant feature in the city for hundreds of years and is being restored as p...
1 Dec 2006
New visa rules are to be introduced, making it easier for people taking a holiday in India to stay there for longer.Officials have revealed that the new long-term tourist visas wil...
29 Nov 2006
A new guide has been launched to help tourist guides show travellers taking a holiday in India the best places to see.Guides in Bangalore have traditionally worked independently, o...
28 Nov 2006
People taking a holiday in India will soon be able to benefit from seeing the Sun Temple in Orissa restored to its former glory.Plans have been put in place to revitalise the monum...
16 Nov 2006
Jammu and Kashmir could soon benefit from a vast redevelopment of its infrastructure.The region's chief minister, Azad, has called for greater investment and a reassessment of the ...
15 Nov 2006
A popular Indian travel destination has been hit by a three-day strike among industry employees protesting at a government decision to make the area a wildlife sanctuary.Rajasthan'...
14 Nov 2006
Tourists are being attracted to Karnataka in India by the development of bird sanctuaries in the state.Officials want to establish the sanctuaries so as to educate visitors about t...
9 Nov 2006
Two of India's most filmed spots may have had their last outing on the silver screen after the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) imposed a ban.Bolghatty Palace in Kochi...
8 Nov 2006
India Tourism is working to get over the current shortage of hotel rooms in the city of Chennai by promoting a home-stay scheme.Foreign tourists are being encouraged to stay with p...