Saturday, 22 January, 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 BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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