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17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal inaugurates the first ever India tourism Mart 2018

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated the ‘first ever’ India Tourism Mart (ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, Shri K J Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi today....

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

India-Morocco Tourism Bilateral meeting held in New Delhi today

A bilateral meeting on Tourism Cooperation between India and Morocco led by the Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy, Kingdom of Morocco,Mohamed Sajid and the Minister of State for Tourism (IC), Government of India, K. J. Alphons,...

16-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Paryatan Parv by M/o Tourism inaugurated by Rajnath Singh

The ‘Paryatan Parv’ by the Ministry of Tourism was inaugurated by Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, in presence of Shri K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism, Smt. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and other dignitaries from participating...

29-Aug-2018 Beijing

Lynching bad for India's reputation : K.J. Alphons in China

Incidents of lynching have hurt India's image, Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons, who is in China to draw in more tourists, has admitted.The minister, however, said that the ban on beef has not affected tourism in the country and sought to debunk a survey showing...

23-Aug-2018 New Delhi

President inaugurates “International Buddhist Conclave 2018”

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the “International Buddhist Conclave (IBC), 2018” here today. The Minister of State (Independent charge), K.J. Alphons presided over the inaugural function. The 4 days long Conclave has been organized by...

23-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Kerala will get more aid : K.J. Alphons

Union Minister K.J. Alphons on Thursday said that Kerala will get more funds following the devastating floods on the basis of assessment done by the state government and the Union Home Ministry.Stressing that flood-ravaged Kerala would need enormous amounts...

12-Aug-2018 Kochi/Idukki

Kerala situation very serious, says Rajnath Singh after aerial survey

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described the situation in the flood-affected areas of Kerala as "very serious" and assured the state of all possible help from the Centre.Rajnath Singh, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon, made the statement after...

21-Jul-2018 Kerala

Central Team led by Kiren Rijiju reviews flood situation in Kerala

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju accompanied by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons and a high-level Central Team visited the flood affected districts of Alappuzha and Kottayam and reviewed...

01-May-2018 New Delhi

Forest Minister submits eco-tourism project

Forest Minister Govind Singh Thakur today met Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology K.J Alphons and submitted a proposal for clearance of Rs. 500 crore eco-tourism project.He apprised the Union Minister that Himachal Pradesh had...

22-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Centre to extend full support to promote tourism in Himachal

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur called on Union Minister for Tourism K.J. Alphons at New Delhi, today and urged him to sanction three schemes of Rs. 300 crore of the State government to promote religious tourism circuit in the state, promote eco-adventure tourism...

10-Mar-2018 Berlin

India Won "Best Exhibitor Award" at ITB – Berlin

India has won the "Best Exhibitor Award " at ITB – Berlin on its last day. ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10th March, 2018.India was represented by the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism Mr...

08-Feb-2018 Shillong

BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress government in Meghalaya

The BJP on Thursday released a 38-point "chargesheet" against the ruling Congress government in poll-bound Meghalaya, seeking to "expose" three cabinet ministers for their alleged involvement in corruption and sex racket.The chargesheet released by Union...

07-Jan-2018 Kochi

Vowed not to speak unnecessarily : K.J. Alphons

Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons, who has trolled on social media over his comments on various issues, on Sunday said he had vowed not to speak unnecessarily."I have now decided that I will speak only to issues related to me and will not speak on...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi /Chandigarh

Navjot Singh Sidhu Carries Forward Vision Of Chief Minister

Taking forward the development centric agenda spelled out by the Chief Minister, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh in an emphatic way, the Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu today met Union Finance Minister...

13-Dec-2017 New Delhi

'BPO scheme creates over 10K jobs, to result in indirect jobs also'

Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that 76 operational units under the India BPO Promotion Scheme initially created over 10,000 direct jobs and will create indirect employment 3-4 times this figure."The BPOs have provided...

05-Dec-2017 Guwahati

Northeast's tourism hurdles will end : K.J. Alphons

Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Tuesday assured that he will take up at proper level the issue of northeastern states being kept as Level II destinations by many countries.He also said that he would look into the issue of having direct...

03-Dec-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Cyclone Ockhi won't be termed national disaster

Cyclone Ockhi, which has caused widespread damage in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts, will not be termed a national disaster, Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons said on Sunday.On Saturday, the Kerala government decided to approach the...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Not a single stone thrown on a church in Modi regime : K.J. Alphons

Union Minister K.J. Alphons on Friday said that not a single stone has been thrown at a church in the country in the past three and half years of the Narendra Modi government."Someone wrote yesterday that Christians are facing problems in the country, churches...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Much of opposition to Aadhaar mere nuisance : K.J. Alphons

Much of the opposition to the use of Aadhaar cards for delivering government services on grounds of privacy being violated is a mere nuisance, Union Minister K.J. Alphons said here on Thursday.Even getting a visa often requires providing a lot of personal...

21-Nov-2017 Imphal

President Ram Nath Kovind calls Manipur sports capital of India

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said "nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions".Terming Manipur as the sports capital of India, the President said there...

18-Nov-2017 Chennai

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India's First Food Security Market

“Twenty20 Kizhakkambalam,” a charity outfit floated by the Kerala based Anna-Kitex Group opens India's First 'BhakshyaSuraksha Market' (Food  Security Market) in KizhakkambalamPanchayath near Kochi. Union Minister, Mr. NitinGadkari inaugurated the new market...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Asia Pacific Cert (APCERT) Discuss Building Trust in Digital Economy

First ever Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Open Conference in India and the first in South Asia was held in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. It was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar...

06-Nov-2017 Jaipur

K.J. Alphons files nomination for RS seat from Rajasthan

Union Minister K.J. Alphons filed his nomination papers here on Monday for the Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan.Alphons' victory is almost certain as neither the Congress nor any other opposition party has fielded a candidate."We have received only one nomination...

31-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Holistic learning need of the hour : K.J. Alphons

Holistic learning is the need of the hour in our present education system, and young students should use digital technology to learn more about science and about the country, Minister of State for Electronics and IT K.J. Alphons said on Tuesday.Speaking at the...

27-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Ministry of Tourism conducts Workshop on Innovation in Tourism

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India today organised a workshop on ‘Innovation in Tourism’ to receive innovative ideas and suggestions from stakeholders in the tourism sector to keep abreast with the developments taking place around the globe and...

02-Oct-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

Ridicule won't prevent me from speaking of toilets : K.J. Alphons

Even after coming under heavy criticism over his 'toilet' remarks soon after he became a Union Minister, K.J. Alphons on Monday said he will continue to speak of toilets."No amount of ridicule will prevent me from speaking about the need of building toilets...

29-Sep-2017 Shillong

Congress government in Meghalaya corrupt to the core : K.J. Alphons

Terming the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government as "corrupt to the core", Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons on Friday promised to provide a corruption-free government in the state if his BJP is voted to power."We are into the election mode...

19-Sep-2017 New Delhi

We want whole world to come to India : K.J. Alphons

 The Indian government is seeking a dramatic increase in tourist figures, both foreign and domestic, in a way that it helps to earn more revenues and generate employment, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons has said."The number of foreign tourist arrivals was...

04-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Will be bridge between PM and Christian community : K.J. Alphons

The BJP has no plans to impose a food code or food emergency in any state including Kerala, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons said on Monday."It is absolutely untrue. Kerala is a beef-eating state. It is not going to stop eating beef. It will continue to...

04-Sep-2017 New Delhi

K.J. Alphons takes charge of Tourism Ministry

Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Monday took charge of his Ministry and said the new assignment was a "big responsibility"."There is a lot of potential in our tourism sector but first we will have to love ourselves and love India then we can attract...

03-Sep-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

K.J. Alphons joins Modi ministry, BJP veterans in Kerala left out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision on Sunday to induct former bureaucrat K.J. Alphons into his council of ministers has left the BJP's long-standing leaders out in the cold.Not surprisingly, the state head office of the Bharatiya Janata Party here looked...

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