Articles about Tourism Ministry

All tourist destinations in Kerala will become 100% vaccinated zones

10 Jun 2021

India
All tourist destinations in Kerala will become 100% vaccinated zones

All popular holiday destinations in Kerala may soon be declared as complete vaccinated zones as the state government is mulling to provide COVID-19 jab to everyone in the tourism sector.

Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

30 Dec 2020

India
Himachal sees tourist influx due to snowfall, new year celebrations

After the recent snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, people from across the country are thronging its tourist hotspots to usher into the new year.

"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

24 May 2019

World
"Traffic jam" on Mt Everest leads to 2 deaths

As mountaineers neared the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, to enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire Himalayan range, they were welcomed by a traffic jam-like situation.

ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

25 Nov 2018

Delhi
ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so

Almost 4,000 historical sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) may have to junk their "closed-after-the-sunset" dictum and remain open for visitors till 9 pm, if a blueprint being prepared by the Ministry of Culture sees the light of day.

Here's what Tourism Ministry planned for Gandhiji's birth anniversary

14 Sep 2018

India
Here's what Tourism Ministry planned for Gandhiji's birth anniversary

The Tourism Ministry will include the words "The land of Gandhi" in the logo of its flagship program 'Incredible India' as part of its plans to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

PSUs to conduct board-meetings at tourist spots to boost tourism

03 Jun 2018

India
PSUs to conduct board-meetings at tourist spots to boost tourism

In a bid to promote tourism, Indian PSUs would go the extra mile and conduct board meetings and conferences at places like Ajanta-Ellora, Hampi, and Bodhgaya.

2 boys clicking selfies on railway tracks killed

17 Jan 2017

India
2 boys clicking selfies on railway tracks killed

Two teenagers named Yash Kumar (16) and Shubham (14), were crushed under a running train while posing for selfies between two railway tracks at Anand Vihar in East Delhi.

Live-wire kills a youth taking selfie on a train

14 Jan 2017

India
Live-wire kills a youth taking selfie on a train

A 20-year-old engineering student, one Rajpal Gourav Patra of Koraput died after being touched by a high-tension wire while clicking a selfie.

5 students die taking selfie in Warangal

18 Sep 2016

India
5 students die taking selfie in Warangal

Five students of the Vagdevi Engineering College in Warangal died after attempting to take a selfie at the Dharmasagar reservoir 10km away from the college.

No selfies mid-air: DGCA to pilots

11 Sep 2016

India
No selfies mid-air: DGCA to pilots

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has issued directives to all pilots strictly forbidding anyone from taking selfies in the cockpit while flying.

Government to start taking precautions to avoid deaths by Selfies

10 Aug 2016

India
Government to start taking precautions to avoid deaths by Selfies

Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma stated that State Governments and Union Territories are accountable for visitors at tourist sites.