Foreigners visiting 29 Andaman and Nicobar Islands – Gets Restricted Area Permit eased

Foreigners planning a vacation in the scenic Andaman & Nicobar Islands will no longer need a restricted area permit (RAP) to visit 29 inhabited islands of the Union territory. The Modi government has decided to exclude the said islands in the RAP regime, subject to certain conditions, to boost tourism and overall development of Andaman [...]

India- Oman sign Eight MoUs including in defence, health and tourism sectors

India and Oman have signed eight Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) in different areas including defence, health and tourism. The MoUs were inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to Oman. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held wide-ranging talks with the Sultan of Oman as the two sides signed eight agreements, including pacts on cooperation [...]