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Tribal Tourism in Jharkhand
A 29 percent tribal population with more than 30 different tribal communities - these are the true people of Jharkhand. Santhals, Oraons, Mundas and Hons are the chief four tribes in the state.
 
 
Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary, Bihar
Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary is present in Begusarai District in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, which is based at a distance of nearly 22 kms away from the northern portion of Begusarai town.
 
 
National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Uttarakhand
National parks and wildlife sanctuaries are a prime feature of Uttarakhand. Wildlife lovers, naturalists, eco-tourists and holidaymakers keep flocking to the region all the year round.
 
 
Wildlife Tourism in Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh can expect a big jump in wildlife tourism, as Palpur Kuno, set to get lions from Gir, would be the only habitat in the world to have three big cats, the lion, the tiger and the panther in one habitat.
 
 
Konark Festival of Orissa
Thirty five km to the north-east of Puri lies the World Heritage Monument, the Sun Temple of Konark. The Annual Konark Festival, which is held in an Open Air Auditorium with the temple as the backdrop, showcase a magical parade of India’s classical and traditional dance forms.
 
 
Tourism Initiative by the Haryana Government
Pilgrim Journey: The pilgrim's progress in Haryana is deeply rooted in devotion, legend and mythology. Though a number of temples dot the State, the focus of pilgrim movement in Haryana is concentrated in the 48-kosas of land that was once called Kurukshetra. Today, this area primarily covers centres of pilgrimage in modern Kurukshetra, Jyotisar, Thanesar and Pehowa towns.
 
 
Discover Royalty with Deccan Odyssey
The Royal Indian Train that has been benchmarked against the best luxury trains in the world-like the Blue Train of South Africa, The Orient Express of Europe and the Eastern and Oriental of South East Asia. The Royal journey takes you on a week-long trip to some of the best places in Maharashtra, namely Mumbai, Ganpatipule, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Tarkarli, Sawantwadi, Goa, Kolhapur, Pune, Aurangabad, Ellora, Ajanta and Nashik.
 
 
5th IIPT African Conference on Climate Change
Zambia was the host for the recently concluded 5th IIPT African Conference on Climate Change. The conference was a huge success. Delegates from over 35 countries and 440+ participants attended the conference. From senior bureaucrats to academicians the conference brought together a right mix of audience and speakers.
 
 
Karnataka Recreating its own 'Goa Beach'

Goa is seriously committed to ongoing campaigns to sensitize tourists and locals. A lot of emphasis is laid upon how to make tourists more responsible. Endangered species like the Olive Ridley turtles are protected by local village help groups and NGOs.

 
 
Gathering Steam for Preserving Railways' Heritage

It took an officer with a boyhood passion of steam locomotives to power India's first project of its kind. But at the Queen's palace - a shed taking up a little less than an acre of the eight housing the railway heritage centre in Rewari, Haryana - nine other ageing royals of the rails bring history to life everyday. All, thanks to Ashwani Lohani, a divisional manager with the Northern Railways at Delhi.

 
 
 
 
 
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