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NASA Space Centre Tour for Young Einsteins

NASA has been inspiring millions of young Einstein’s who want to learn about the space and Universe. Scientists studying about the black holes and the engineers designing the robotic instruments to probe hard-to-reach planets; there are many things worked upon at the Kennedy Space Centre. For young minds, having a field trip to NASA would allow them to come face-to-face with Space Shuttle Atlantis and explore the 363 foot-long Saturn V moon rocket at the Apollo/Saturn V Centre. The NASA space centre tour with Astronaut Training Experience would also allow them to have interaction with scientists, science exhibits and spaceflight operations.

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It’s Official. Modi to be Incredible India’s Brand Ambassador

PM Modi will be the face of Incredible India campaign of the Union Culture and Tourism Ministry.

Its official. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the face of Incredible India campaign of the Union Culture and Tourism Ministry.

After much deliberations, a decision has been taken in this regard. Concepts for ad films have also been directed to be submitted in a week’s time. Modi will be talking about the significance of different places in those films.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma had earlier hinted that Modi is the “best face” of the campaign but no formal decision was taken back then.

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India to Hand Out Free SIM Cards With Tourist Visas

Distribution is expected to begin September 27—here’s what you need to know.

Free Sim Card with e-tourist visa
If you’re visiting India and planning on buying a SIM card to use in your own phone for the duration of the trip, you might want to consider postponing your travels until late September. For years, it’s been notoriously difficult to procure a SIM in the subcontinent—from sourcing a retailer who’s even willing to sell to a non-resident to endless paperwork, passport photos, documentation, and a complicated activation protocol. That’s why the government has decided that, starting at the end of September, anyone arriving in India on an e-tourist visa—a visa that’s available to residents of over 113 countries, including the United States—will be automatically be issued a SIM card, along with a welcome packet that includes a “dos and don’ts” list, maps, and emergency contact information. The government will issue the SIM cards through BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), a state-owned telecommunications company that’s the sixth-largest mobile service provider in the country.

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Go Dubai! Top 5 Must Visit Places in this Gulf City

Visit the most talked about city in the United Arab Emirates- Dubai! This global city, which is also the business hub of the Middle East is best known for its sightseeing options and luxury shopping.

Dubai tour

Even the Bollywood’s Badshah- Shah Rukh Khan has a resident address in the exotic Palm Jumeriah in Dubai!

Here, we bring to you the top 5 must-visit places in Dubai:

Burj Khalifa

burj-khalifa

Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai standing tall at 828 metres. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world and one of the most famous places in all of the Middle-East and that is why it’s rightly called the Jewel of Dubai!

Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah United Arab Emirates

It’s an artificially created cluster of islands created using land reclamation by the Dubai government. This man-made archipelago is one of the three planned islands called the Palm Islands located on the Jumeirah coastal area of the emirate of Dubai. If you are still not convinced about visiting these fascinating islands then Shah Rukh Khan’s residence in the Palm Jumeriah might give you one!

Dubai Museum

Dubai Museum

Dubai museum is the oldest surviving architecture in the city which was built in 1787. So visit Al Fahidi Fort where this ancient museum is located and experience the Emirates history!

Jumeirah Mosque

JUMEIRAH MOSQUE

This beautiful landmark of the city is a must visit, as it’ll not only enlighten your spiritual side but you will get to see one of the most worked upon architectures in the world, as it’s built in traditional Fatimid style. Non-Muslims are also allowed to visit the mosque and one can’t stop capturing the exquisite architecture in their cameras. So get ready to get valuable insights into the Islamic culture!

Dubai Desert Conservation Centre

Dubai Desert conservation reserve

Give your Dubai tour a slice of adventure by visiting the Dubai Desert Conservation Centre. It is home to flora and fauna of the vast Arabian deserts, with an aim to protect its biodiversity. It offers various options for the visitors to travel through these deserts like camel treks, horse riding, sandboarding and dune driving tours. End your adventuresome ride with barbeque dinners in these exotic deserts.

Source: zeenews.india.com