Archive for September, 2008

  • Namaste India comes to an end in Tokyo

    Travel India News September 30, 2008 at 12:45 am 0 comments

    The India Tourism, Tokyo, Union Ministry of Tourism, co-sponsored “Namaste India” campaign which began in Tokyo from September 27 came to an end recently. It is a concept which started as a small event showcasing India in Japan but has over the years grown into a mega-carnival that celebrates the […]

  • Today is World Tourism Day 2008

    Travel India News September 27, 2008 at 1:58 am 0 comments

    The entire country is geared up to celebrate World Tourism Day 2008 today. While the north Indian city of Chandigarh is all set to launch a City Card and introduce tourism police squad, another city, Hyderabad, will be conducting a Vintage Car & Bike Rally. Meanwhile Puducherry tourism department will […]

  • Rohtang Pass opens for traffic

    Travel India News September 27, 2008 at 1:57 am 0 comments

    The 13,050-foot Rohtang Pass, the gateway to the Lahaul-Spiti valley in Himachal Pradesh, opened for traffic Monday, Kullu Superintendent of Police Jagat Ram said. It was on Sep 19 that the Rohtang Pass was closed for traffic following heavy snowfall. “The Border Roads Organisation has cleared more than four feet […]