Category: Vibrant Cities

Beautification plans for Jammus Raghunath Bazar

  Jammu will be developed as heritage city and a sum of 3 crore has been made available to the agencies concerned for the beautification of the historic Raghunath Bazar so far, said Minister for Roads and BuildingsA?and Mechanical Engineering,A?Abdul Majid Wani. The minister, while reviewing the beautification of the Bazar, said the project envisages […]

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Chhattisgarhs heritage to be showcased in a mobile emporium

In a bid to provide a better market to traditional craftsmenA?of Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh has launched a mobile Shabri Emporium of Chhattisgarh Handicraft Development Board. The chief minister said that the countrys first mobile emporium, displaying the traditional artefacts, would popularise Chhattisgarhs rich heritage and art among people from other states. Also government […]

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Clean India Campaign launched at world heritage site Taj Mahal

  The Union Minister of State for Tourism Dr K Chiranjeevi launched the Clean India campaign at world heritage site Taj Mahal, Agra. The Clean India Campaign is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Tourism under the 12th Five Year Plan with the objective to increase tourist arrivals to the country and to improve […]

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Bhubaneswar: Proposal to turn two roads into heritage streets

  The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received a proposal from urban planners and citizen groups to treat two arterial roads of the city as living heritage streets with cultural zones, shopping outlets of traditional crafts and a host of other exhibits. The two roads, from Ram Mandir to Housing Board Square and from Master […]

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Ireland launches new tourism website

Tourism Ireland has announced the launch of its new international website to promote tourism to the country. The website, rolling out in 30 markets around the world is available in 11 different languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch with a further five Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. The new website […]

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