India has been made chairman of the United Nations South Asian regional commission for tourism.

SILCHAR: The Union Ministry of Tourism, North East section, sanctioned Rs. 605.42 lakh for tourism develpment in Barak Valley and the two hill districts of Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong.

The package as outlined then includes improvement of road from the foot hills of Bhuban Hills to the temple of Shiva, provision of beautification, landscaping, illumination, improvement of approach road as well as site development at Khaspur, recreation and public facilities at Banskandi Anua, development of children's park near Normal

The capital city of Tripura- Agartala will have a golf course to attract more tourist inflow in the state. The proposed golf course at Assam Rifles premises will be unique one because it has been included in the Mega Destination Development Programme.

The State government has given its approval for a Responsible Tourism classification system chalked out by Kerala Tourism on the lines of the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria of the UN and based

The UT Administration has proposed another plan for the beautification of Sukhna Lake, this time for the rear end. With the aim of making the road at the back of the Lake more appealing to visitors, certain attractive features are likely to be added.

According to the proposal, huts would be constructed along the stretch of the road.

Omar for direct international flights to Valley
SRINAGAR: The Union Tourism Ministry has decided to identify 20 new tourist destinations in the State and set a huge amount for development of three mega circuits.

Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Monday said the Centre would spend Rs.50 crore on development of a

JAMMU, Government today introduced bills in the Legislative Assembly to ensure efficient use of energy and its conservation, prohibit the conversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes and to amend the Panchayati Raj and Cooperative Societies Acts.

New Delhi railway station was conferred the

Till not too long ago, the Tourism Ministry was enthusiastically targeting 10 million foreign tourist arrivals for 2010, hoping for an extraordinary 100 per cent jump from the 2007-level. Even as it was faced with a reality check following the slump due to the slowdown, it did not officially revise its target.