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Marahaj meets Union Ministers Patel, Singh

Dehradun, July 31 -- Uttarakhand's Tourism and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj met Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel and the Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, VK Singh on Thu... Read More


WildTalk on tiger conservation, research held in city

Bangladesh, July 30 -- An interactive online live panel conversation program titled "WildTalk: Tiger conservation and research in Bangladesh" was held on Monday. Noazesh Knowledge Centre (NKC) , a no... Read More


World tourism losses $320B in Jan-May amid virus: UN

Manila, July 30 -- The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced that the tourism sector's losses reached USD320 (PHP16 trillion) billion during the first five months of 2020, as... Read More


Mountaineering activities resume from today

KATHMANDU, July 30 -- The mountaineering activities that had been suspended by the government for nearly five months have resumed from today. The government has opened mountain peaks across the count... Read More


Hagia Sophia: Historical Perspective

Pakistan, July 30 -- The UNESCO world heritage site, Hagia Sophia, has once again been converted to a mosque by the Turkish president, Tayyib Erdogan. Some countries, like northern Cyprus, support thi... Read More


Hagia Sophia Reclaiming one's Islamic identity

Pakistan, July 30 -- Beautifully situated on the shores of the Bosphorus straits connecting the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea and regarded as the border between Europe and Asia. Istanbul is one of the ... Read More


Wendy Werner: The IFC is looking to scale up investment in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 30 -- Wendy Werner is the country manager of International Finance Corporation (IFC) for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, based in Dhaka. She implements IFC's strategy to expand financial... Read More


Covid-19 positive cases cross 7,000-mark in Uttarakhand

India, July 30 -- With 199 new Covid-19 cases, Uttarakhand on Thursday crossed the 7,000-mark, taking the state's tally of total cases to 7,065. According to the health bulletin released by the state... Read More


TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee takes on Amit Shah over 2019 vandalism on Vidyasagar's death anniversary

India, July 30 -- A year after a bust of 19th-century educationist and social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalised in Kolkata during a poll rally led by Amit Shah, the Trinamool Congress ... Read More


Tourism players urged to go digital amid Covid

Manila, July 30 -- The travel industry is urged to go digital as part of the transition to the "new normal". Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pan... Read More