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“Travel-Tourism news & some useful information” by K.J.S.Chatrath

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Grave matters….matters of graves…graves and cemeteries….tombs and graves…cemeteries and graveyards….photos of gravestones from all over the world…inscriptions from all over the world…sad, inspirational and some with a sense of humour…K.J.S.Chatrath

“No event to mark 2600 yrs of Buddha’s enlightenment” by Sanjay Sharma, Times of India, Chandigarh, May 7, 2012

ICCR presented ‘Fiesta Latino Americano’ – A Festival of Latin American Music & Dance.

Free travel to holy places for M.P. senior citizens:

Haveli under siege, traders take over: Shopowners have vandalised the 128 room Chunnamal haveli at Chandni chowk by changing the original design…

Senior Citizen air travel discount: Air India offers 50% discount on basic fare component of full normal economy class fare to Senior Citizens who have attained the age of 63 years and above on the date of commencement of travel . (May 2, 2012)…PIB release

“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”A group of British senior citizens travel to Bangalore, India, to live out their dotage — an outsourcing, after a fashion — and find a new lease on life. Stars Julie Christie, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Peter O’Toole, Dev Patel and Maggie Smith.

“Skimpy clothes a no-no in Hampi”:

“Wine tourism make over in store for Maharashtra” by Sharad Vyas:

“Airlines rejig menu to woo flyers on longhaul flights” by Chinmayi Shaiya,

“Discovery of America: Italian beat Columbus?

“Island of serenity” by Ranjita Biswas; The largest inhabited river island in the world, Majuli, which lies in the heart of Brahmaputra, seems to s to be caught in a time warp…

“Harappan site plundered by miners”, The Times of India, Chandigarh, May 5, 2012.

“Virtual watering hole of budget-savvy travellers” by Sourish Bhattacharya. Mail Today, New Delhi/Chandigarh, April 26, 2012.

“Regulation of visits by foreign tourists to Odisha etc“:

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(This website does not sell any hotel rooms/air tickets/packages/insurance cover etc.  It is intended only for providing information to the Fifty+/younger travellers and sharing of travel experiences.)


The above information is being shared only for the convenience of the readers who are advised to double check the information and satisfy themselves before taking any decision. is in no way responsible either for the accuracy of the contents or for the running of the tours/trains or any other information mention therein.


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