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31-May-2019 New Delhi

Ministership is not a right, but PM's prerogative : KJ Alphons

Former Union Minister of Tourism K.J.Alphons, who was left out from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government that took oath on Thursday, has thanked the Prime Minister for having given him an opportunity to serve the country once.The Rajya Sabha MP created...

30-Mar-2019 Kochi

Alphons kicks off his Kannanthanam style of campaigning

For 65-year-old Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons the name of the game is 'Kannanthanam', his unique way of soliciting votes that involves brisk walking, breaking into a jog then running and even jumping in between.Alphons is popularly called 'Kannanthanam'...

12-Feb-2019 NEW DELHI

Khurshid Ahmad Ganai meets Union Tourism Minister

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, who holds the charge of Tourism Department, called on Union Tourism Minister, K. J Alphons here today. Advisor Ganai briefed him about the activities of the Tourism Department and steps required to be taken for promotion...

03-Feb-2019 Guwahati

We must strengthen bonds between India, ASEAN : K.J. Alphons

Referring to their common thread particularly through Buddhism and Hinduism, Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Sunday stressed the need to strengthen the bonds between India and the ASEAN."There is so much common among the ASEAN countries and...

31-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Six Days Cultural extravaganza Bharat Parv concludes today

The celebration of ‘Bharat Parv’ concluded today at Red Fort in the presence of  K J Alphons, Union Tourism Minister. The Parv was organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at the Red Fort, New Delhi from 26th to 31st January, 2019.The...

30-Jan-2019 Gangtok, Sikkim

K J Alphons inaugurates the First Swadesh Darshan project in Sikkim

K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Rangpo– Rorathang- Aritar- Phadamchen- Nathang-Sherathang- Tsongmo- Gangtok-Phodong- Mangan- Lachung-Yumthang- Lachen- Thangu-Gurudongmer- Mangan- Gangtok-Tuminlingee-...

24-Jan-2019 Mumbai

Dir tourism interacts with KJ Alphons at OTM, Mumbai

Director tourism Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani Thursday had an interaction with the Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons at J&K Tourism Pavilion at a 3-day Outbound Travel Mart which began here on Wednesday.On the occasion, Union Minister expressed...

27-Dec-2018 New Delhi

MoU signed to develop a mobile Audio Guide App for five iconic sites

The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K J Alphons handed over a Memorandum of Understanding under the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme to M/s Resbird Technologies for development of a mobile Audio Guide App for five iconic sites here, today. The five iconic...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu calls upon Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma

The Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu today called upon the Union Culture Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma and urged him to complete the process of appointing new members of Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, the body responsible...

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...

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