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TRAVEL NEWS: Solar Power to Warm the Remote Spiti Valley in India

During the winter, the people of the Spiti Valley used to be forced to survive without water and electricity for months together. But the Indian government is setting up a solar power plant, which could provide them

TRAVEL NEWS: The “Wool Road” in Kinnaur, India – where Every Shawl is a Prayer

Kinnaur’s identity is expressed in Colors and Patterns. In October 2010, intricately patterned woollen shawls hand-woven by the indigenous community of Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh for generations was recognised under the Geographical Indications of Goods Act, 1999.

TRAVEL NEWS: Odisha – Urban Renewal in Ancient India

Bhubaneswar – the largest city in the state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) – is the second “planned” city of independent India after Chandigarh.  Its total area of 135 sq km includes the 25 sq km or so

TRAVEL NEWS: Increased Visas Open the Door to The Land of Festivals and the Lake of No Return in Arunachal Pradesh, India

India moves to ease visa restrictions to attract tourists India is looking at issuing visas on arrival for visitors from 40 more countries, a minister has said, raising hopes it will boost its tourism industry. A meeting
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