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1971's Genocide recognition on UN agenda

Rohingya camps can be a breeding ground for militancy

Budget has been formulated keeping common people in mind: Obaidul Quader

No foreign travel in business class at government expense: Prime Minister's directive

Budget for 2023-24 fiscal year to be passed on June 26

Australia records highest arrivals growth in 10 years

Sydney, May 27: The latest international arrivals data for the year ending December 2014 released on Friday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveal a 7.6 per cent rise in short-term visitors to Australia to 6.9 million – the highest visitor arrivals growth the country has seen in a decade.

Celebrate HKGCC's 154th anniversary with free ride day

Hong Kong, May 18: To celebrate the 154th anniversary of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber will organize ‘HKGCC Free Ride Day’ on 29 May, based on the theme ‘Building a Prosperous Hong Kong with All Members of Society.’

Canada to host greatest outdoor show on Earth- Calgary Stampede in July

Ottawa, May 14: From July 3, begins the ten day long greatest outdoor show on Earth-Calgary Stampede in Canada.

Researchers mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods in Bangladesh and India

Washington, May 6: River scientists and marine geophysicists from the US and UK have teamed up for a unique collaboration that could help protect the lives of thousands of people who live close to the banks of some of South Asia's biggest rivers.

Cox & Kings director wins British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame award

Mumbai, Apr 15: Peter Kerkar, Director- Cox & Kings Ltd, the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 23 countries across continents, has been honoured by The British Travel and Hospitality Hall of Fame as one of the seven inductees into the Hall of Fame this year.

Scotland: Let the butler do it

Edinburgh, Apr 7: VisitScotland and Forest Holidays launch a new holiday experience – Scotland’s first Picnic Butler

Guinness World Record for Whistler Blackcomb

New Delhi, Mar 12: Whistler Blackcomb, a major ski resort located 125 km north of Vancouver, in Canada's British Columbia, took pride in announcing the inclusion of its PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola in the 2015 Edition of the Guinness World Records Book.

Annual Amarnath Yatra registration underway

Jammu, Mar 6 : The 59 days Amarnathji Yatra registration of pilgrims is currently underway and the annual yatra will start from July 2, which will conclude on August 29.

First UN conference on tourism and culture opens in Cambodia, seeks to build partnerships

New York, Feb 5: Aimed at bringing together Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture to identify key opportunities and challenges for stronger cooperation between the fields, two United Nations agencies launched the First World Conference on Tourism and Culture on Wednesday in the shadow of the legendary Angkor Wat temple, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

World tourism tops 1.1 billion in 2014, contributing to global economic recovery – UN

New York, Jan 28: The number of international tourists reached 1.13 billion in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013, on trend for the fifth consecutive year of above average growth since the 2009 economic crisis, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced today.

Singapore celebrates Art Week 2015

Singapore, Jan 18: Singapore is celebrating Art Week, which observes the visual arts with a myriad of quality experiences, from a massive art fair to a one-of-a-kind unveiling.

It's time again for Hong Kong marathon 2015

Hong Kong, Jan 13: The Tourism department of Hong Kong government has announced the highly anticipated annual event, Hong Kong Marathon, 2015, which is scheduled to take place on Jan 25.

It's February fun, Canadian style

Ottawa, Jan 12: With the onset of winter, Ottawa transforms itself into a magical, winter wonderland with the highlight being the Rideau Canal Skateway.

Indian Railways runs additional trip of ‘Maitree’ Express between Kolkata, Dhaka

New Delhi, Jan 5: The Indian Ministry of Railways in consultation with the concerned Government agencies has decided to run one additional trip of Kolkata-Dhaka Cantonment Maitree Express each week.

Taiwan voted ‘Best Value Destination’ for 2015 by Lonely Planet

New Delhi, Dec 22: Lonely Planet has voted Taiwan as one of the top contenders for the ‘Best Value Destination’ for 2015 – a title that fits this beautiful island like a glove!