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The Immortal King, Ravana

Sri Lanka, May 23 -- Dr. Mirando Obeysekera has been deeply engrossed in a research study on King Ravana. His publication 'The Cultural Heritage of King Ravana' was published in English. He has written a series of articles on King Rawana to Sri Lankadeepa and these articles have been published as a book titled 'The Immortal King Ravana' (Ravana amaraneyai).

Dr Mirando Obeysekera employs a mixed approach in his research methodology. There is a co... Read More


Nine Ministers took oaths yesterday

Sri Lanka, May 23 -- The nine Ministers who took oaths yesterday following the Cabinet reshuffle held at the Presidential Secretariat with the President and the Prime Minister. The Ministers and their portfolios are as follows: Mangala Samaraweera - Finance and Mass Media, S.B. Dissanayake - Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage, W.D.J. Seneviratne - Labour, Trade Union Relations and Sabaragamuwa Development, Ravi Karunanayake - Foreig... Read More


Best locations for adventure tourism in the US

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While for some the perfect holiday entails relaxing on a beach in Miami, or sipping cocktails in a swanky bar in San Francisco, others prefer to get their adrenaline pumping with a super-charged, adventure fueled holiday. Due to the diversity the United States offers, adventure holiday destinations are relatively easy to come across, and fo... Read More


Muslim board climbs down

New Delhi, May 23 -- Muslim men who resort to triple talaq will face social boycott, said the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court on Monday. This is a major shift in stand by the Muslim body ahead of the SC pronouncing its decision on the fate of the uncodified practice. The Board further informed the apex court that an advisory has been issued asking the Quazis to advise Muslim bridegrooms ... Read More


Various events to mark 39th foundation day of MPSTDC

Bhopal, May 23 -- To observe the 39th foundation day of Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) various events will be organised.

The foundation day of MPSTDC will be organised on May 24 at Hotel Palash Residency. Observing the foundation day new tourist island will be inaugurated at Omkareshwar. While informing about the 39th foundation day of MPSTDC to the media persons on Monday, Chairman of MPSTDC Tapan Bhowmik gave a b... Read More


Responsible development takes a big step forward

, May 23 -- On International Day for Biodiversity, Goa took some big steps towards protecting the rich biodiversity, which is visible from the Sahayadri range of mountains on the east to the Arabian Sea on the west. Not only did Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar issue directions to PWD to compulsorily plant trees to compensate for those cut during development works, but at the function to celebrate the day he announced that the State government has... Read More


Tourism Minister welcomes Tejas Service

PANJIM, May 23 -- Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar on Monday said the Tejas Express, India's first semi-high speed luxury train service operating between Mumbai and Goa, will boost Goa tourism in a big way. He said the Tejas Express packed with modern facilities on board will be a delight to travellers.

He also took to Twitter to welcome the new rail service, saying, "Welcome to Tejas Express. The ultra modern train will surely boost the Touri... Read More


Goa Tourism participates in Intl Day for Biological Diversity event

Panjim, May 22 -- Goa Tourism actively participated in the national level celebrations of the International Day for Biodiversity 2017, held at Dinanath Mangeshkar Auditorium, Kala Academy, in the city today.

At the exhibition, Goa Tourism aimed at showcasing how its initiatives and activities had been introduced with the purpose of exploring and enhancing Goa's natural beauty, providing employment opportunities, thereby working towards sustain... Read More


Mehbooba directs strict Master Plan compliances

srinagar, May 22 -- Tulips are set to bloom at the tourist resort of Pahalgam even as the mini zoo there is also being expanded and the Institute of Hotel Management is setting up a branch there as well.

This was decided in a meeting of Pahalgam Development Authority held here with Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti in chair.

The meeting was informed that the Department of Floriculture has started raising Tulip bulbs on experimental basis at the wo... Read More


In CM's presence, Pahalgam MLA, PDP leader engage in verbal duel

Srinagar, May 22 -- In Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's presence, a verbal duel broke out between opposition National Conference's legislator for Pahalgam, Altaf Ahmad Kaloo, and Vice-Chairman of Tourism Development Corporation, Rafi Ahmad Mir, in the annual meeting of Pahalgam Development Authority held here.

Verbal duel broke out between the Kuloo and Mir when the latter raised an issue of public interest, and was rebuked by Kaloo for 'unethica... Read More