Explanation:India received the Award of Excellence for 'Best in Show' at the New York Times Travel Show 2019, the largest travel show in North America. India was honoured during the Closing Bell Ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India participated as the 'Presenting Partner' in the New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS 2019) organised at Jacob K Javits Centre, New York with a view to scale up its tourism promotional efforts in the US, enhance India's visibility and to increase its share of US Outbound travel market.
Explanation:Syria and Iran signed 11 agreements and MOU including a "long-term strategic economic cooperation". The agreements covered a range of fields including economy, culture, education, infrastructure, investment and housing. The deal is signed by Syrian PM Imad Khamais and Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.
Explanation:ISRO Unveils Human Space Flight Centre in Bengaluru. It aims to send humans to space by December 2021 through its Gaganyaan mission. The Centre is dedicated to developing critical technologies for human space missions.
Explanation:Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the air fare thus saving Haj pilgrims’ 113 crore rupees this year.
Explanation:The government of Uttarakhand has obtained the permission to develop the tulip garden over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. It will be the 2nd Tulip garden in the country after the one located in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.