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Miss Hong Kong 2014 Veronica Shiu crowned

Miss Hong Kong 2014 Veronica Shiu crowned

Miss Hong Kong 2014 Veronica Shiu , first runner-up Erin Wong (left ) and second runner-up Katherine Ho ( right)

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model

With estimated earnings of $47 million during the past year from lucrative contracts and other business ventures, Brazilian supermodel Gisele…

Goa celebrates Bonderam festival

Goa celebrates Bonderam festival

Goa 9India ) celebrated the Bonderam festival in the island of Divar, located 12 kms from Panjim city, on the…

A popular tourist attraction - Devi's Fall in Pokhara, Nepal

A popular tourist attraction - Devi's Fall in Pokhara, Nepal

Locally known as Patale Chhango , Devi's Waterfall is one of the popular tourist attraction in Pokhara of Nepal. A…

Parasailing : An attraction of tourists

Parasailing : An attraction of tourists

Parasailing in different parts of the world is one of the major attractive tourism product. 

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WORLD TODAY

TOKYO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan's PM Shinzo Abe have agreed at a summit in Tokyo to accelerate talks on a nuclear energy pact and strengthen security ties. Mr Modi welcomed Japan's easing of restrictions on exports of defence equipment and technology.PM Modi is on his first major foreign visit since winning May's election.

KIEV : Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk after all-night clashes with pro-Russian rebels.Security officials said the Ukrainian troops had come under attack from a column of Russian tanks.Some 2,600 people have died in eastern Ukraine since fighting began in April.

BEIJING: Hong Kong is on course to attain universal suffrage by 2017, two decades after returning to China.The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee decided on Sunday to grant universal suffrage in selection of Hong Kong's chief executive on the basis of nomination by a "broadly representative" committee.- Agencies

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SpiceJet commences Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata flight
Kathmandu: SpiceJet  inaugurated its first flight connecting Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata. SpiceJet customers traveling from capital city of Nepal will now have the opportunity to experience the beauty…
Formation of the Central Asian Tourism Board (CATB)
By Agha Iqrar Haroon --------------------  Central Asian Republics are one of the best possible tourism destinations of the world and they have played very good…

AFRICA : 56 m tourists in 2013

Africa has been one of the fastest growing tourism regions of the last decade, totaling 56 million international tourist arrivals last year up from 26 million in 2000. UNWTO forecasts this number to reach 134 million by 2030. In 2013, tourism generated US$ 34 billion in exports in Africa (7% of all exports in the region) up from US$ 10 billion in 2000.

New World Heritage Sites in 2013

Hill Forts, Rajasthan, India               UNESCO/WHC

- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
- Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
- Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
- Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
- Golestan Palace
- Hill Forts of Rajasthan
- Historic Centre of Agadez
- Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong
- Levuka Historical Port Town
- Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
- Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
- University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia
- Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine
- El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
- Mount Etna
- Namib Sand Sea
- Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs)
- Xinjiang Tianshan
- Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
- Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
- Maloti-Drakensberg Park Source: UNESCO/ WHC

 

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 November 14 -16 ,2014 Shanghai, PRC

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