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India hopes change to visa scheme will boost tourism

Many people visiting India face long queues for a tourist visa from embassies or agencies and then still have to wait days or even weeks for approval.

Currently, citizens of just 11 countries can get the paperwork on arrival at an Indian airport - but the country's "visa on arrival" scheme should soon be extended to visitors from 180 countries.

Yogita Limaye reports on whether the move would help the tourist market.

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  • 15 Feb 2014
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