Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 21:40
India will extend visa-on arrival to tourists of all nations barring eight, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Iran, as it looks to boost tourism, Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 20:26
India has banned journalistic activities by foreigners visiting the country on tourist visa.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 16:22
In a boost to the tourism industry, India has relaxed its tourist visa rules by lifting restrictions imposed on foreign visitors to have a two-month cooling off period between subsequent visits.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 15:55
The number of foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) in India in 2011 was 6.31 million which was up from the previous year's figure of 5.78 million and 5.17 million arrivals in 2009.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 23:21
President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the streamlining of applications for foreign tourist visas, focused heavily on increasingly affluent Chinese and Brazilian visitors, in an effort to boost US tourism and create jobs.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 15:29
Foreigners travelling to India on tourist visas have to give a two-month gap before they re-enter the country, according to new government rules aimed at avoiding "misuse" of the tourist visa.
Last Updated: Friday, January 01, 2010, 17:26
India introduces tourist visa-on-arrival for 5 countries, including Japan and NZ, to facilitate bonafide foreign tourists who plan their visits at a short notice.
Last Updated: Monday, December 28, 2009, 23:22
Headley was in touch with another American who has been living in India on a tourist visa for 9 years.
Last Updated: Monday, December 28, 2009, 16:31
Unfazed by reservations from
nations like the US and UK, the Government appears to be in no
mood to relent on the new visa rules for tourists, saying it would not like to compromise with the country`s security interests.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 19:59
In the aftermath of Pakistani-
American terror suspect David Coleman Headley episode, India
has revised its regulations pertaining to entry of foreign
nationals holding long-term tourist visas.
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