CAT directs ITDC to give preferential treatment to ex-workers

The Central Administrative
Tribunal (CAT) has directed the state-run Indian Tourism
Development Corporation (ITDC) to give preference to its
former contractual workers when they apply for new jobs.

Foreign tourist arrivals in India jump 21 percent

Foreign tourist arrivals in India grew 21 percent in December over the corresponding month in 2008 though it fell three percent for the year due to the meltdown, H1N1 scare and safety concerns following the Mumbai terror attacks.