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Thotlakonda Buddhist site to be renovated as meditation place

 Thotlakonda Buddhist site, said to be the sacred place of Buddhists during 300 BC to 300 AD, will be renovated as a meditation place for  Vizagites and tourists.

published on : 29th October 2019

Case registered against former Tourism Minister Bhuma Akhila Priya’s husband

On September 15, Bhargava Ram and 10 others entered the stone crushing unit and attacked  workers with weapons. However, the workers managed to escape unhurt.

published on : 4th October 2019

Single-use plastics won't be allowed inside monuments, within 100 metres of them

The announcement comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the nation to shun single-use plastics.

published on : 2nd October 2019

YSRC government forms panel to probe boat tragedy in Godavari, boat owner in police custody   

The committee will study the cause of the boat tragedy, fix responsibility and suggest measures to prevent recurrence of such incidents in future.

published on : 20th September 2019

Tamil Nadu government stresses need for rainwater harvesting systems to fight water crisis

Agriculture Minister Velumani says commercial buildings must instal system within three months.

published on : 10th September 2019

This 'best teacher' gets on a horse daily to reach his students in a remote village

Reaching the village is the biggest challenge for anyone; there is no proper road for a distance of nine km. Currently, Ramana drives on his bike for some distance and then rides a horse for 9 km.

published on : 6th September 2019

Two sites from Odisha to find place in iconic list, assures Union Minister for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel

Tourism Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi said the Union Minister announced this during an interaction at State Tourism Ministers’ Conference held in New Delhi on Tuesday.

published on : 21st August 2019

New tourism policy to be submitted to CM Jagan Reddy soon

For setting up water sports activity with a budget of `25 crore, he said the government would support the investors if they are interested in their investments in tourism sector.

published on : 14th August 2019

Mobile library service launched by Delhi Public Library

The five-bus mobile library service was launched under the "Ghar Ghar Dastak Ghar Ghar Pustak" Scheme of the Delhi Public Library (DPL).

published on : 31st July 2019

Omitted from Centre's list of iconic places, Odisha Tourism Minister seeks CM Naveen Patnaik's help

connectivity, infrastructure and facilities for visitors, not a single site from the State has been included in the list.

published on : 10th July 2019