June 02, 2019 2:19 am
As a minister, Alphons had made a recommendation to the Union Home Ministry to restore FCRA registration (to receive foreign funds) of various Christian churches, an action that has come under attack on social media.
December 30, 2018 10:14 am
The FHRAI tried to resolve the issue directly with the OTAs, however, OTAs have chosen to dismiss FHRAI's role in the matter, FHRAI vice president said.
November 22, 2018 10:07 pm
Tripura CM said his government would provide land, security and all other support to investors who would set up tourism initiatives in the state in PPP model.
October 30, 2018 12:32 am
Union minister K J Alphons said on Monday that Vijayan talked about the body fat of Amit Shah which was defamatory.
October 27, 2018 1:39 am
Talking about his ministry’s focus areas in the coming days, Alphons said they are going to focus on getting tourists from China and also on cruise tourism.
September 10, 2018 4:06 am
E-visa fees were hiked up to 60 per cent in three categories — tourist, business and medical. While charges have been increased from $75 to $100 for the US and UK, the fees for others have been hiked from $50 to $80.
September 01, 2018 1:26 pm
The minister thanked the Indian diaspora in China and the Consulate General of India in that country for the humanitarian gesture. Alphons is on a visit to China. He conducted road shows in Beijing, Wuhan and Shanghai to promote tourism.
August 29, 2018 11:51 am
Alphons is visiting China to attract Chinese tourists who currently generate some 21 per cent of the global tourism receipts.
August 27, 2018 3:50 am
In May, Alphons had visited Wuhan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization conference on tourism, and assessed the market personally.
March 29, 2018 4:02 pm
"Very often I have noticed that it is the guys in swanky cars who are the most unruly of all and we blame taxi drivers...," he said.