Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicForeign Tourists

Topic: Foreign Tourists

US travel advisory flags rape in India, asks American visitors to exercise ‘increased caution’

The travel advisory has also advised US citizens to avoid visiting some popular tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir due to the risk of terrorist attacks and civil unrest.

How Pushkar, a tourist hotspot in Rajasthan, escaped the deadly Covid-19 pandemic

Pushkar has not reported any case of Covid-19 so far, despite attracting tourists from all over the world.

Germany, France, US have hundreds of coronavirus cases, but India isn’t restricting travel

India suspended visa of nationals from China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and Japan, but mandatory screening of all passengers only began Friday.

Tourists scramble to leave Sri Lanka after terror attacks target foreigners

Following a series of blasts, top tourist spots remained closed while several bigger hotels in Colombo put in place rigorous security checks.

There are hardly any Russians in Goa this December — blame rapes & air quality

Major players in Goa’s tourism industry say there has been a nearly 50% drop in foreign visitors over the Christmas period as compared to last year.

India’s top 5 revenue generating monuments were all built by Muslim rulers

The Taj Mahal and 4 other monuments earned Rs 146.05 crore, more than half the total revenue generated by centrally-protected monuments, in 2017-18.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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