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Government plans new category visa to attract foreigners, boost trade

Government plans new category visa to attract foreigners, boost trade

 India may soon roll out a long- term multiple-entry comprehensive visa by merging tourist, business, medical and conference visas into one to attract more visitors and boost trade.

India to extend visa-on-arrival to tourists from 180 countries

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.

India bans journalistic activities on tourist visa

India has banned journalistic activities by foreigners visiting the country on tourist visa.

New rules for tourist visa to `curb misuse`

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.

Headley’s acquaintance in India for 9 years

Headley was in touch with another American who has been living in India on a tourist visa for 9 years.