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Indian railways is having many quotas. There are 18 in total as listed here GN General Quota LD Ladies Quota HO Head quarters/high official Quota DF Defence Quota PH Parliament house Quota FT Foreign Tourist Quota DP Duty Pass Quota CK Tatkal Quota SS Female(above 45 Year)/Senior Citizen/Travelling alone HP Physically Handicapped Quota RE ...


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Indian Railways has approximately 1 bazillion different quotas (Tatkal, Foreign Tourist, Handicapped, Ladies, ...), but as far as I'm aware, online bookings are not one of them: both ticket counter and online bookings use the same quotas. If you're getting different answers online and in person, you're presumably looking at different ...


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Kosovo: Based on the list "Who doesn't need a visa" from the Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs, you do indeed need a visa as an Indian citizen. Based on this QA website linked to by the Kosovo MOFA, it seems you can arrange to mail your passport to one of the visa issuing locations. Based on the "Visa application procedure" page, there is no requirement ...


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Added: I'd say that a reasonable answer is "Find somewhere that what you want to see is being done and turn up". People will be happy to tell you how t find what you want and, as commented on in more detail below, I was able to observe and photograph a range of Indian religious activities with no objections from people concerned. As ever, YMMV :-) * The ...


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I think you have your understanding of the dynamic a bit wrong. The cow is sacred but it is not worshipped, as in prayed to. The "Sacred Cow" article on Wikipedia gives a very simplistic view of this: In the religion of Hinduism, the animal called a "cow" is thought to be sacred, or very holy. Most Hindus respect the cow for her gentle nature which ...


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Custom rules are different in different countries and you'll have look for your countries custom clearance rules. For most of the countries, in such situation, where there's no one to claim the package (claim = paying custom duty), such packages are auctioned to general public. The probable best solution would be to wait for the next custom auction in your ...


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Having checked luggage seems to be the factor that requires travellers to get visas because they have to collect their luggage and check it with their airline This is simply not true. Immigration and customs go hand in hand -- they won't build an entire "sterile" transit section and put relevant rules in effect for the few people who don't have luggage. ...


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If I carry two new handbags to India worth $300 approx, would I be required to pay import duty. I checked the website and it says that you can bring valuables worth Rs.35000 (approx. $600). Is $300 more than $600? I think you just answered your own question there.


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Absolutely not. No airline will accept a photocopy of an ID since it'd be trivial to counterfeit one. And these days just about every airline wants to know who flies with them for two reasons: a) avoid people with some evil intent b) allow identifying victims of a crash. Air India on the topic: For domestic travel within India, valid photo ...


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There is also an easy way to haggle for room discounts. Try roomauction.com. Here you can choose a hotel, set your price for the place and travel for less!


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You dont need a tour operator if you want to save money. Just use the transport department buses to get to your destinations and do your own thing. Here is a post that describes how to do it. The only thing you need to change is the mode of transport which in that post is a taxi. Check out a few tour operators and find out what all they cover and make a ...



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