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J&K: Tourist guide drowns after saving five lives from Lidder river in Pahalgam

The guide rescued all the tourists from the fast flowing water of the river, but lost his own life, the officials said.

Malaysia eyes Gujarat to attract more tourists

The number of outbound tourists is likely to touch 20 million in 2020 and these tourists are expected to spend 28 billion US dollars, as per assessment of the United Nations World Tourist Organisation (UNWTO) in 2020.

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Nearly 13% dip in number of Indians visiting US

As per the latest figures released by US National Travel and Tourism Office, in the first six months (January to June), there was a drop of 12.9 per cent in the number of people travelling from India to the US.

Rajasthan wants tourists all day, and night, at Ranthambore

The guidelines were formulated after the Supreme Court asked the Centre to notify eco-tourism norms, which formed the basis for it to lift the interim ban on tourism activities in tiger reserves.

Goa set to become dearer for tourists

Luxury tax on room tariff more than Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000 have been fixed at 9 per cent and 12 per cent, respectively.

Tourists spooked by portrayal of Delhi: Police

Police say media’s ‘exaggerated characterisation’ has led to tourists developing a ‘distorted notion’ about law and order situation in city.

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Iconic Swayambhunath stupa rattled

This was the second time an earthquake has hit Swayambhunath complex in recent times.

Online submission of application for Protected Area Permit

Foreigners should seek prior permission of the Home Ministry for visiting such settlements in the country.

Yoga trainer ‘molests’ foreigner in Rishikesh

Trainer Manas, who was arrested late on Saturday night, was produced before a court on Sunday.

‘Stranded tourists awaiting relief’

While the state machinery is at work, city-based NGOs are organising rescue operations for the victims.

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Now tourists can meet Ninja character, enjoy live fishing in Japan

Kanagawa, Feb 18 (ANI): Ninja is the real hero of the war era in Japan and now tourists can meet Ninja characters. At Odawara castle in Kanagawa, the Ninja attracts and entertain the tourists. He even takes visitors pictures and explains them about historic remains. There is a facility for tourists to dress up like Ninja and take pictures. Foreign tourists are more attracted towards Ninja character. Ninja plays an ambassador to introduce Japanese tradition to foreigners. The visitors also practice ‘Shuriken’, a weapon used by Ninja warrior. Tourists from Australia enjoyed using Shuriken. Tourists can also enjoy live fishing at Misaki fishing port in ‘Kanagawa’, south of Tokyo. During winter, Japanese sea provides many other seasonal fish including barracuda, yellowtail and others. Before sending to market, these fishes are divided separately depending on its breed and size. They are later taken for auction at the whole sale market. Splendid alfonsino is uploaded through the year at Misaki fishing port. Especially from winter to spring is the peak season of that fish. It is oily and tasty. Tourist can visit this fishing port freely to see fish uploading. Misaki restaurant is located near the fishing market. It is convenient to enjoy fresh fish meal there. Fresh sashimi and grilled head of Yellow tail is very popular item. Misaki fishing port provides tasty breakfast of fish and best view of Mt Fuji. On every Sunday morning, market is held in the park. It is prosperous with fresh fish, popular Tuna and local vegetable. Japanese express gratitude to rich sea and good environment.

Christmas cakes and decorative items dot shops across India

Coimbatore/Madurai, Dec 21 (ANI): With Christmas only a few days away, Coimbatore and Madurai are geared up for the festivities associated with the event. Shops in Coimbatore are luring people with a variety of decorations like stars, lights, Santa Claus dolls, bells, Christmas trees and cakes, and items made of clay. Similarly, Madurai’s clay and wax idols and portraits of Jesus Christ and Mother Mary are doing good business. Tourists can be seen in these cities ahead of Christmas celebrations. Christmas, which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, is celebrated all over the world on December 25 with carols, cakes, candles and an exchange of gifts.

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