Tourism

Rampal becomes ambassador of ‘Arunachal Tourism’

With a view to promote the beauty of Arunachal Pradesh, Bollywood star Arjun Rampal has been made a brand ambassador of Arunachal Tourism ny a proposal offered by the state government...
   

Manipur witnessed highest increase in foreign tourists

Imphal, February 27: Manipur witnessed the highest percentage increase in foreign tourists arrival during the year 2013-14 in the country.This was revealed by Governor Dr KK Paul while addressing the Budget session of the Assembly in Imphal on Wednesday. ..
   

Ancient temples of NE region to be linked with Cultural Circuit

A grand plan to reassert the Hindu roots of the Northeast states is afoot as the government is preparing to map a new Hindu pilgrimage circuit by linking ancient temples and other places in the region that are mentioned in mythology...
   

Meghalaya Sacred Grove for ‘Heritage Site’ status

Shillong, Dec 10: The Meghalaya Biodiversity Board is contemplating to declare the Sacred Grove at Mawphlang as the first Biodiversity heritage site in the State and also to prepare People’s Biodiversity Registers (PBR) to document local ..
   

Meghalaya plans to improve air connectivity

Shillong, Dec 2: Meghalaya Transport Minister, HDR Lyngdoh recently informed the House that additional land has been acquired for the proposed upgradation of the Umroi and Baljek Airports in the state. “We have acquired additional land ..
   

KSU demands safeguards as Meghalaya gets on railway map

Shillong, Dec 1: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) Sunday demanded safeguards for the indigenous people before any train enters Meghalaya’s Khasi-Jaintia Hills region. Meghalaya is now on the country’s railway map with the flagging ..
   

Sikkim to hold 6-day Winter Carnival from 14 Dec

Gangtok, Nov. 29: Sikkim Tourism department is all set to hold the six-day Winter Carnival here from December 14. This will be the second time the Carnival, featuring adventure sports, exhibition of local culture, cuisine and music, will be ..
   

Dzukou Valley: Valley of Celestial Dreams

Dzukou-valley Kohima, March 24 : Dzukou Valley also known as the ‘Valley of Celestial Dreams’ is 2462mts above sea level and is located in the South Western part of Nagaland , about 30km South of Kohima. It lies just behind the ..
   

Mayodia, The Magical Land of Snowfall

Mayodia, The Magical Land of Snowfall Itanagar, March 24 : Located in the Upper Dibang Valley of the North Eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, Mayodia is the magical land of snowfall and it is turning out to be a hotspot for the tourists.   Ma..
   

Kohima braces for 70th anniversary of WW II in Nagaland

  1944 War Memorial at Kohima Kohima, March 19: April 4, 1944, is etched in the history as a day when Japanese advances into India was stopped in Kohima where one of the fierce battles of the World War II was fought. To commemorate the ..
   

Mawlynnong- Asia’s cleanest village

  Entrance to Mawlynnong village ‪Shillong, March 6: ‎Mawlynnong village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, also referred as ‘God’s own garden’ has won the acclaim of being the ‪ “‎cleanest village ..
   

Rampant coal mining threatens survival of India's longest caves

  Mining poses threat to this wonderful treasure of nature in Meghalaya Shillong, March 4: Meghalaya, famed across the globe for its famous, rich and long cave system, is on the verge of losing the naturally occurring geomorphologic wonders ..
   

Sikkim to double tourists flow to Kanchenjunga

  Sikkin government to attract more tourists Gangtok, March 4: The Sikkim government has taken a number of steps to strengthen infrastructure and improve facilities to attract tourists to the Kanchenjunga, India's highest peak in the ..
   

Now, adopt a crocodile or a tiger in Tripura zoo

Agartala: Ever thought of adopting a tiger, a rhino or a crocodile? Here's your chance to do that at a Tripura wildlife sanctuary and zoo. Anyone can adopt a wild animal by paying for its upkeep under a scheme to make people participate in the ..
   

National tourism award for Sikkim

Gangtok, February 20: Adding another award to its tourism cap, Sikkim has been declared as best State in the country in implementation of rural tourism projects by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Union Minister for Human Resource ..
   

Over 32,000 migratory birds visit Loktak lake in Manipur

Imphal, February 20: Over 32,000 birds including 18 different species of migratory birds were sighted during the recent headcount at Loktak Lake in Manipur's Bishenpur district.   Loktak Lake The bird count was conducted on January 18 ..
   

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