Government of India made a big big announcement for Indian travel industry and hopefully a big boost for Indian tourism by clearing two major steps - Visa on Arrival & Electronic Travel Authorization for all countries except 8 countries including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China. Basically it will be total shift to online visa system where … Continue reading India gives visa on arrival to 180 countries.
Last week there was a news of Central government clearing the long pending request of Jains being given the minority status. There were few people from the Jain samaj who had gone and met Mr. Rahul Gandhi about this and then he put forward his positive view on this to the central government. Minority status … Continue reading Minority Status for Jains
It feels really great to know India completed three years yesterday as a Polio free country. A great achievement for a country which has had many battles with this severe disease. It is a like a great win for all the people at different levels and organisations who have been contributors for this noble cause … Continue reading Polio free India – a great Hat-trick !!
The Indian Aviation sector is on track to get a big change after the The Minister for Civil Aviation Mr. Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately. As per the press release last evening, the aviation regulator has allowed the following services to be … Continue reading Unbundled Fares for Airlines in India.
It so happened that last month my uncle and aunty, both senior citizens in their mid-sixties , had to travel from Jaipur to Kolkata by train for which they had booked tickets well in advance by a couple of months via IRCTC website but it was in WL - waiting list ( like most of … Continue reading Curious Case of Indian Railways.