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Ahead of World Tourism Day, Air India implements PM Modi's vision 21.9.2019
Nagpur: National carrier Air India is all set to mark 'Celebrating India' theme on World Tourism Day and in this respect, the Air India Boeing B-777 aircraft is being decorated with pictures of historical monuments, nature and wildlife. The aircraft is being decorated at the AI Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) in Nagpur. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech had said, "There is a "huge" scope to improve our tourism and India has so much to offer. I know people travel to different countries for holidays, but can we think of visiting at least 15 tourist destinations in India before 2022, when we mark 75 years of freedom." After Prime Minister Modi's appeal, Air India took the decision to decorate its Boeing B777 aircraft to promote India's tourist destination. The aircraft is decorated with pictures of Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Konark Temple, Golden Temple and Statue of Unity. Air India is going to start a flight from Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto on ...
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Good response to environment awareness mission 21.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Good response to environment awareness mission
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City lad for Qatar tour 21.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: A member of the Youth Hostel Association, Meghalaya Badonbok Paliar will represent India at the tour organised by Youth Hostel Association of Qatar, Doha from September 22 to 27. “Paliar will be one of the 15 representatives from different youth hostel organisations to the 144 hours of tours to heritage and other places of […]
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Kozhikode: Rs 100 croew trade centre at Knowledge City 21.9.2019
KOZHIKODE: Markaz Knowledge City, an initiative of Markazu Saquafathi Sunniyya, the powerful Sunni sect headed by Kanthapuram A.P. Abubacker Muzaliyar, has announced the laun-ch of a heritage-culture-trade centre, claimed to be the largest in the nation, at the Markaz Knowledge City at Kaithappoyil near Thamarssery, here. Coming up on a 9  acre land as part of the 120 acre vast Knowledge City integrated twonship project, the trade centre, to be built on the lines of Arabian village markets namely Souq,  is expected to provide jobs to as many as 3000 persons with  around 150 shops, museum, library and cultural centre.    Addressing a press conference here Knowledge city Managing Director Dr MAH Kandi and CEO Dr Abdul Salam Moha-mmad  said that it is an attempt to recreate Souq, the traditional Arabian markets which a blend of art, culture and trade in the Malabar context.   An amalgam of six different   architectural styles, the Mogul architecture is the ...
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Bhumi Pednekar is a 'Climate Warrior' 21.9.2019
The socially conscious actress is starting a pan India campaign to raise awareness about environmental conservation and global warming. Bhumi explains, "Climate Warrior is my attempt to start a dialogue with people who work tirelessly to save the environment and highlight the crisis that we find ourselves in due to climate change. It"s a platform through which I hope to keep reminding people that climate change is real and comes with some serious repercussions. Through this initiative, I"m going to work towards bringing positive social change that"s the need of the hour." Bhumi says her campaign will present factual evidence of the crisis that humankind finds itself in, today. "I want to present hard facts to people and make them realise how large the threat to life is because of climate change and environmental abuse. I care about conserving my planet, and sincerely hope that more and more people will join hands to protect our future that we are all set to ...
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PM Modi, Mongolian President jointly unveil Buddha Statue at Mongolian Capital 20.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Friday jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha and his two disciples, installed at the historic Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Ulaanbaatar. The statue at Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar, which symbolises the shared respect of the two countries for the universal message of Lord Buddha, […]
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There should be no imposition nor opposition to any lang: Vice-Prez 20.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called upon people to learn as many languages as possible and asserted that there should not be imposition of any language, nor should there be opposition to any particular language. Interacting with students from Sharada Residential School, Nr Naidu, who had returned recently after visiting NASA and […]
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Two books released 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Two books released
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Call to cancel settlements granted on city wetland 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call to cancel settlements granted on city wetland
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John thomas to head Southern railways 20.9.2019
Kochi: John Thomas, belonging to the 1982 batch of Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE), took charge as Additional General Manager of Southern Railway on Thursday. Prior to the new posting, John Thomas, 57, was holding charge as additional general manager of the South Central Railways. He hails from Karuvatta in Alappuzha district. He started his career with the Indian Railways in 1984 and in over three decades of service, has held several important assignments in various zones including on Southern, Central and South Central Railway. Commencing his service as Assistant Electrical Engineer on Southern Railway in 1986, John Thomas went on to serve in several key posts including Additional Divisional Railway Manager, Chennai, Chief Electrical Loco Engineer, Chief Projects Manager (Electrification), Chennai, Divisional Railway Manager, Sholapur, Central Railway and Chief Safety Officer, Southern Railway. During his stint as Chief Electrical Engineer, SCR, John Thomas had initiated various ...
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HC dismisses plea seeking revocation of permissions granted to hotel 20.9.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The High Court of Bombay at Goa while dismissing a petition pleading to revoke permissions granted to a hotel allegedly within 500 meters from Morjim turtle nesting site has directed the GCZMA and State Government to prepare Coastal Zone Management Plan for protecting the turtle nesting ground in compliance with the notification dated January …
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BIZ SCAN 20.9.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
Handloom mela at Mapusa Panaji: Rajasthan Grameen Mela Fair an exhibition of handicrafts textiles and handloom from various parts of India is held at Mapusa Residency from Sept 13 to 29.  The exhibition contains many handlooms items such as Banaras Silk sarees, Lucknow Chikan work, Kantha work Silk Sarees, Cotton sarees, Pouchanpalli Handloom, Bahalpur Silk …
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Chinchinim spring faces neglect 19.9.2019 The Navhind Times
Joao Souza M | NT Margao: Chinchinim’s Bondekevoll spring, well-known across Salcete for its “medicinal” fresh water is under threat as the area is slowly turning into a garbage dumpsite and a hub for anti-social elements. Nestled in the hills around the famous Durga lake which is a natural habitat for several migratory birds, the …
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VP urges U’khand students to make plastic-free environment a mass campaign 18.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday interacted here with High School students and teachers from Uttarakhand who are on a study tour of India, and asked them to make water conservation and plastic-free environment a mass campaign. During the interaction, Mr Naidu said,’I applaud Vinod Kandari, MLA from Deoprayag, Uttarakhand, for organising and […]
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Rain triggers natural calamities in West Sikkim, rescue ops on 18.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Rain triggers natural calamities in West Sikkim, rescue ops on
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Actor Ganesh kicks off Yuva Sambrama 18.9.2019
Mysuru: The countdown for the Dasara festivities has begun with the ten-day Yuva Sambrama  launched by Sandalwood actor Ganesh who  performed the Nagaari (a percussion instrument) at the open air theatre at Manasa Gangothri Tuesday evening. Ganesh said, "I am from a middle class family from a rural area and it was one such programme which provided me an opportunity to showcase my talent and help me achieve my dream of becoming an actor. Keep dreaming big." Mysuru district minister and Dasara executive committee chairperson V. Somanna said that the event will provide a platform to youth from across the state. As many as 10,000 students in 260 teams from various colleges will showcase their talent during Yuva Sambrama. As many as 20 to 28 teams with 25 to 50 students in each team will perform between 5.30pm and 10.30pm till September 26. As many as 20 teams performed  Tuesday evening and set the tone for the event. A highlight was the recreation of  scenes from the floods by ...
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Leftist groups take out massive rally in Agartala 17.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Leftist groups take out massive rally in Agartala
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Radhakrishnan turned the Viceregal Lodge of Shimla into the IIAS 17.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Radhakrishnan turned the Viceregal Lodge of Shimla into the IIAS
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CM discusses sustainable devp, tourism with NITI Aayog 17.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma held a meeting on Monday with NITI Aayog members headed by VK Saraswat and discussed about tourism and improvement of agriculture. An official statement said the meeting held at the Secretariat discussed various steps for sustainable development of the region taking into consideration the issues faced. The meeting stressed […]
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TC Palya, Horamavu roads to be restored in 2 months: BBMP chief 17.9.2019
Bengaluru: After several protests by the residents of TC Palya Main Road and Horamavu, BBMP Commissioner Anil Kumar visited the place to inspect the condition of the road and assured the residents that the roads will be restored in a couple of months. The residents of both areas carried out several protests to draw the attention of officials, and had met every officer from civic departments. They had no one to go to, as even the local MLA Byrathi Basavaraj has been disqualified. However, continued protests woke up the officials. The roads were dug up a number of times to lay underground water and drainage pipelines, but never restored. Several shops and business establishments on these stretches shut due to clouds of dust. Motorists and residents were finding it difficult to commute through the roads. When it rained, the situation turned worse with vehicles getting stuck in the mud. Mr Kumar, who visited the spot, assured the residents that the restoration work will start in two months. Ms Sashikala, a ...
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