India begins granting tourist visas to foreign travellers intending to visit the country on chartered flights from today, while visas for those on regular flights will be granted from November 15.
Published on Oct 15, 2021 06:46 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
“Once the demand for tourist visas picks up, regular commercial flights will also start operating,” said a senior ministry official not wishing to be named.
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 03:42 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, New DelhiIsha Sahai Bhatnagar
- The government said that the decision was taken based on recommendations from state governments as well as stakeholders from the tourism industry.
Published on Oct 07, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Tourist visas are suspended since March 2020, from the day the first lockdown was announced. Later, several categories of visas like business, employment and others were exempted but tourist visas remained suspended.
Published on Sep 15, 2021 09:41 PM IST
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Updated on Aug 22, 2021 04:54 PM IST
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Visitors with visas issued by Abu Dhabi and passport holders eligible for tourist visas when they arrive in the UAE through Abu Dhabi can book free Covid-19 vaccines
Updated on Jun 22, 2021 05:34 PM IST
On Wednesday, an official of Saudi Arabia said that the kingdom plans to resume tourist visas soon. They are also working with some Middle Eastern and European nations on a unified protocol to facilitate travel.
Published on May 27, 2021 07:34 AM IST
Oman will exempt nationals of 103 countries from needing an entry visa for a stay of up to 10 days to boost tourism.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 11:04 AM IST
Dubai |Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kale
The police said the 24-year-old accused was from Karachi and has been living in Vrindavan on a tourist visa for the past 16 years.
Published on Sep 02, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra |HT Correspondent
Had taken money in 2013 for helping him go abroad and settle there, sister of deceased alleges in police complaint
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent
Action will be taken under India’s regulations and laws against hundreds of foreign nationals who entered the country on tourist visas and joined the gathering at Tablighi Jamaat’s Markaz.
Updated on Apr 01, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rezaul H Laskar
The decision was taken after it was found that about 2,100 foreigners have come to India since January 1 and indulged in Tablighi activities in different parts of the country.
Published on Mar 31, 2020 10:55 PM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India
ON THE RISE 2,170 Pakistani Hindus have crossed over to India since December 2019, 100 in the first five days of February itself; they arrive on a 25-day tourist visa to visit Haridwar and other shrines after which many choose to stay on
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 09:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | Surjit Singh, Amritsar
Sheikh Maktoum said on Twitter that the UAE currently attracts 21 million tourists a year.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 10:20 AM IST
Press Trust of India | HT Correspondent, Dubai
Visas are currently restricted to expat workers, their dependents and Muslim pilgrims travelling to holy sites in Mecca and Medina.
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Riyadh |Agence France-Presse
The arrested woman, Jasmine Iscak, was in India on a tourist visa and did miscellaneous freelance work in the city, said Vijay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (south).
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 07:57 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The police said the Polish nationa,m identified as Patryk Dziwinski, is a musician, who had come to India on a tourist visa at least seven months ago.
Updated on May 28, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Gurugram | HT Correspondent
The nine videos — which included bestiality and other severely offensive content — were found on two mobile phones owned by 32-year-old Manpreet Singh during a baggage search at Perth Airport after he flew in to the city from Kuala Lumpur earlier this week.
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 08:04 AM IST
Canberra |Indo Asian News Service
Liao Yuan was recruited as an engineer in a factory in Dehradun, but he did not have a valid work visa and had only a tourist visa.
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 07:42 PM IST
Dehradun | HT Correspondent
At an offbeat watering hole in Botswana, you may get closer to one of Earth’s largest creatures than you could find comfortable
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 08:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Sathya Saran
Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who was present at the inauguration, told journalists that it was the largest Indian visa centre in the world and possibly the largest anywhere.
Updated on Jul 14, 2018 08:35 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Dhaka |Press Trust of India
Section 3 of The Foreigners Act, 1946 concerns prohibiting, regulating or restricting the entry of foreigners into India or, their departure from India or their presence or continued presence here.
Updated on May 24, 2018 10:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nainital | Neeraj Santoshi, Nainital
They were arrested while they were returning by a flight from Dubai, based on a Look out Circular issued against them
Published on Apr 30, 2018 12:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Jayprakash Naidu
According to the customs department, passengers arriving from Dubai by air at Lohegaon airport with gold must be prepared beforehand to declare it to customs authorities at the green channel
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 02:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times,Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
The gang tricks businessmen into buying seeds, lying that they will get a hefty commission for it.
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 12:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Jayprakash S Naidu