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Himachal introduces eco-friendly electric buses to keep Manali-Rohtang pass clean
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , September 22 : In a bid to keep the Manali-Rohtang pass (13,050 feet) route clean, Himachal Pradesh becomes the first state in commencing the use of Electric Buses. Read Full Story

This long weekend embark on a Musical Expedition in Macao!
New Delhi, , Sep 21 : What better place to getaway on the long weekend than the mesmerizing landscape, unique historical and archaeological mix of Chinese and Portuguese cultures, extravagant and diversified experiences Macao has to offer. Read Full Story

'Food defines the way Indians travel', says Airbnb APAC travel survey
New Delhi , Sep 20 : World's leading community driven hospitality company Airbnb has announced the results of its Asia Pacific (APAC) Travel survey, which revealed travellers are getting more adventurous with 71 percent of people surveyed emphasizing the importance of trying local cuisines on vacation, and 6 out of 10 travellers keen to try new experiences or activities. Read Full Story

Apps that make your travel hassle free!
New Delhi , Sep 19 : Planning your next trip? Read Full Story

Ministry of Tourism reports 11 pct growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in august
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Ministry of Tourism on Monday reported the monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and FTAs on e-Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). Read Full Story

Explore bits and Glory of Hong Kong like a local
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Hong Kong is extraordinary. The city has something for everyone. A bustling metropolis endowed with natural beauty, a city where rich Chinese tradition coexists with cutting edge global trends and a place where the ancient and modern live side by side. Read Full Story

Get set to quest for hottest chilli in India with Rocky and Mayur
New Delhi , September 18 : For all the super spicy food lovers, here's something that will be a perfect treat, not only for your eyes but also for your cravings. Read Full Story

Jan Shatabdi from Mumbai to Goa to get glass-roof Vistadome coach from Saturday
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 15 : Glass-roof Vistadome coach will be attached to the popular Jan Shatabdi plying between Mumbai to Goa from Saturday. Read Full Story

Explore the secrets of Arabia in 'Oman'
New Delhi , Sep 14 : Stunning landscape dotted with rippling dunes, ornate mosques, beefy forts, bustling souqs, succulent dates, sun-kissed beaches, age-old traditions, ritzy hotels, beautiful wadis, friendly locals and incredible hospitality, Oman is now on every traveler's itinerary. Read Full Story

Good news for Shirdi pilgrims: Cabinet approves doubling of Daund-Manmad railway line
New Delhi , September 12 : The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved doubling of Daund-Manmad railway line for promoting speedy, reliable and safe service in Maharashtra, especially for the pilgrims going to the famous destinations of Shirdi and Shani-Shignapur. Read Full Story

Looking for adventure? Say yes to Yas Island
New Delhi , Sep 12 : Yas Island, Abu Dhabi is a perfect destination for some action, luxury and pleasure. Read Full Story

Sanjeev Sinha appointed Advisor for Rupees 98,000 crores Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail, Setting up an India-Japan High-tech Fund
New Delhi , Sep 8 : Japan Railways has appointed Mr. Sanjeev Sinha as Advisor for Rs. 98,000 crores project of Ahmadabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail. Read Full Story

Virgin Atlantic airline offers 'wifi' for Delhi-Europe passengers
New Delhi , Sept 8 : Virgin Atlantic, en-route from Delhi to London has announced to offer wifi facility for its passengers. Read Full Story

Hike launches personalized stickers for over 500 colleges across India
New Delhi , September 8 : Hike Messenger on Friday launched personalized sticker packs for over 500 colleges across India. Read Full Story

Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express derails, no casualties reported
Obra (Uttar Pradesh) , September 7 : As many as seven coaches of the Howrah-Jabalpur Shaktipunj Express between Obra A Cabin and Paprakund stations derailed early today. Read Full Story

First domestic commercial flight from Delhi to Ludhiana launched
Punjab , Sep 2 : First domestic commercial flight from Delhi to Ludhiana was launched on Saturday. Read Full Story

Know more about Jordan and its culture!
New Delhi , August 30 : Jordanian cultural roots go back to pre-historic times when mankind itself was evolving. The earliest human habitation evidence dates back to 250,000 years, wherein, the land has been home to humanoids from the pre-Paleolithic era seeing the onset of evolutionary specimens of the Homo-Erectus to the Early Man (Neanderthals) to finally the onset of the Modern Man. Read Full Story

Delhi metro sees drop in ridership post fare hike in May
New Delhi , Aug 29 : Seems like the sudden hike in the Delhi metro's fare has lowered its ridership, according to the records. Read Full Story

Life saving tips for solo travellers this monsoon
New Delhi , Aug 26 : Sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. If you are a person who does not like following fixed itineraries, hate clicking selfies, love to sample local cuisines and enjoy backpacking, then travelling solo can be a rewarding experience for you. Read Full Story

Nature lover? Head to these national parks in fall
New Delhi , August 26 : With this scenic but low-key backdrop, fall is prime time for in-depth exploration. Read Full Story

Make your travel blissful with kids
New Delhi , August 25 : Once you enter the parenthood zone, the concept of vacation seems like a dream. Those long road trips, beach getaways and a holiday on the cruise becomes too good to be true. Read Full Story

Destinations to witness Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in India
New Delhi , August 25 : Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi, is a popular Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the elephant-headed God, Ganesha. It falls on the fourth day of the Hindu month Bhadrapada, usually in August or September. Read Full Story

Don't let monsoon spoil on your solo trip, essential tips
New Delhi , August 23 : Sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. If you are a person who does not like following fixed itineraries, hate clicking selfies, love to sample local cuisines and enjoy backpacking, then travelling solo can be a rewarding experience for you. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Northern Railways assures alternate transport for stranded passengers
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : The Northern Railways calling the Muzaffarnagar tragedy an unfortunate incident, have said that there are over 30 injuries and few casualties where the actual figures are being verified. Read Full Story

Air India launches direct flight to Sweden, connecting Delhi and Stockholm
New Delhi , August 17 : India's national air carrier Air India launched its first non-stop flight, the Dreamliner B-787, to Stockholm, Sweden, from Delhi on Wednesday. With an all-female crew on board,the cockpit was under the control of Capt.Nivedita Bhasin. Read Full Story

Independence Day: Experience true sense of freedom at these destinations
New Delhi , August 15 : August, 1947 was the month that changed every Indian's destiny forever - it was the month of glory, the month of courage; the month when India won its independence. Read Full Story

Get 'disconnected' in California
New Delhi , August 14 : With miles of pristine coastline and endless Instagram-worthy views, California is the perfect place for shareable memories. Read Full Story

When South Australian wildlife comes calling
New Delhi , August 14 : Animals are so placid and self contained that one can look at them for long and long. These creatures are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do and sometimes it's good to experience that peace. Read Full Story

Now there's a cruise for millenials
London [UK], August 13 : Millenials, we have some happy news for you. Read Full Story

When on road with group, have the rules
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 12 : Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.To travel is to take a journey into yourself,but it takes a different dimension when with friends. Read Full Story

Indian destinations that can give an international vacation experience
New Delhi , August 11 : International tours make for great memories, but they also come with a heavy expense. Read Full Story

Reasons for visiting Bhutan this August
New Delhi , August 11 :India's little neighbour, Bhutan, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. Besides a breathtaking view of Himalayas, Bhutan has a lot to offer to its tourists. Read Full Story

Celebrate the freedom to travel with these apps
New Delhi , August 11 : Independence Day 2017, followed by a number of holidays, has extended a weekend. This has given ample opportunity to travel fanatics to pack those bags and set off on an adventure. Read Full Story

Tourists flock to enjoy Vantawng falls in Mizoram
Aizawl (Mizoram) , Aug 10 : The magnificent Vantawng falls in Mizoram's Thenzawl village attracts tourists from all over the globe. Read Full Story

Get ready to bag exciting travel deals this long weekend
New Delhi , August 10 : The travel bug is fast biting the youth of India, and companies are just as fast in keeping up with the trend by giving exciting holiday deals and packages during the long weekend. Read Full Story

Rising trend of weekend-long travel and staycation
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Travelling has become a rising trend in recent years, and our hectic lifestyles hasn't stopped the trend, but has in fact, led to a rise in multiple short breaks. Hotels and travel portals have identified this trend too. Read Full Story

Head to Udaipur for four-day music festival, Wonderflip
Delhi , Aug. 9 : At India's first immersive performing arts and music festival, you have the chance to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars. Read Full Story

Air Service from Cities in Bihar
New Delhi, Aug 8: The following airports from Bihar have been included in the tentative list of un-served and under-served airports under RCS: Read Full Story

These are the most tagged world cities on Instagram
London [UK], August 8 : There are many places that we seem to see over and over on our Instagram feeds. Read Full Story

PM Modi's promise fulfilled as Air India connects Varanasi and Colombo
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) Aug 04 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to Sri Lankan Tamils was fulfilled on Friday when national carrier Air India on Friday connected two historical destinations- Varanasi and Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Read Full Story

Check out for unexplored wildlife destinations in India
New Delhi , August 4 : Earth's wildlife is perhaps, one of nature's most precious gifts to humankind. Although there are lots of places globally that are known for their exotic range of wildlife, India is one that is home to some of the most magnificent creatures and plant life in the world, and we should feel privileged to have various dedicated wildlife sanctuaries and national parks to visit. Read Full Story

Camel safari a popular attraction in Ladakh, providing jobs to youth
Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) , Aug 3 : Camel safari in Ladakh is becoming popular sport in the Nubra Valley. Read Full Story

Solar Powered Diesel Multiple Unit in Railways
New Delhi, August 2: The Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) Broad Gauge Train with Solar Power generation on roof top of its coaches has been dedicated to the nation by the Hon'ble Minister of Railways on 14.07.2017. This train has been inducted in the link of Train Number 740033 between Delhi Sarai Rohilla - Garhi Harsaru - Farukhnagar in Northern Railway. Read Full Story

Buy Rail Tickets Now and Pay Later
New Delhi, August 2: A scheme of booking e-ticket online and making payment after 15 days through 'ePaylater' powered by M/s Arthashastra Fintech Pvt. Ltd., as a pilot project, has been introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC). Under this scheme, a customer has the option to pay after 15 days of booking an e-ticket through IRCTC website. Read Full Story

Facilities to Railway Passengers
New Delhi, August 2: Provision of enhanced passenger amenities in train coaches is a continual endeavor of the Indian Railways. Read Full Story

Here're some cheap Independence Day weekend getaways
New Delhi , Aug 01 : Long weekends are a blessing in disguise to go on trips and break the stress cycle. Read Full Story

Air India crew visiting Jeddah to carry identification in Arabic henceforth
New Delhi , August 1 : National carrier Air India has asked its crew to carry details of crew names written in Arabic on the letterhead of the Hotel Trident in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, along with their crew permit and Air India identity. Read Full Story

Steps taken by Indian Railways to discourage ticketless travelers
New Delhi, July 28: The steps taken by the Indian Railways to dissuade people from travelling without ticket are as under:- Read Full Story

Umngot River: A tourist hotspot in Meghalaya
Shillong (Meghalaya), July 28 : Umngot River in the remote town of Dawki has been a major crowd puller with its lush greenery and crystal clear blue water. Read Full Story

A shadow of Jerusalem in Aizawl
Aizawl (Mizoram), July 28 : The Solomon's temple in the Chawlhmun area of Aizawl is the largest church in the state of Mizoram. The architecturally rich church attracts visitors from all across the globe due to its immense significance. Read Full Story

Dress code to follow when it pours cats and dogs!
New Delhi , July 28 : It's all well and good giving advice on various bits and pieces, but sometimes what you really need is a first person account of an experience to bring something to life. Read Full Story

Highway Projects: Steps taken to address financial challenges
New Delhi, July 27: 31 numbers of national highways projects have reached financial closure during the last three years and the current year. Read Full Story

Developing Wayside Amenities along National Highways
New Delhi, July 27: National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified nearly 183 sites for setting up wayside amenities along national highways. Read Full Story

Wi-Fi facility on domestic flights
New Delhi, July 27: The Ministry of Civil Aviation proposes to allow the use of Wi-Fi in commercial aircrafts operating over Indian territory. The proposal for providing on-board Wi-Fi services involves amendments of provisions of Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and Indian Telegraph Rules made there under. Read Full Story

Operations of new international flights from India
New Delhi, July 27: The Government has started many new international flights, the details of which are as follows: Read Full Story

Norway witnesses largest Indian tourists growth in 2017
New Delhi , July 27 : Indian tourist numbers to Norway continue to grow steadily as India now reaches the third spot after China and Russia in visitor visas. Read Full Story

Providing of Facilities for Tourists at Temples, Monuments and Tourist Spots
New Delhi, July 26: Ministry of Tourism has undertaken various measures/initiatives to provide facilitation and make tourist places accessible to the differently abled and to provide safety and security to tourists as per following details: Read Full Story

Flexi fare in Premium Trains
New Delhi, July 26: Railways regularly monitor earning and occupancy of all trains including trains under flexi fare scheme. Review of all existing schemes is a continuous and ongoing process to effect further improvement. Accordingly, an interim review of the flexi fare scheme has been made and the following changes were made with effect from 20.12.2016 :- Read Full Story

Travel to these top ten unexplored places in Asia this season
New Delhi, July 26 : Travelling is the most enjoyed activity for many people due to different reasons. Be it for work, leisure, a family trip, or a soul searching journey, the desire to travel goes beyond geographical boundaries, and in some cases, is fueled by a need to explore unknown or remote places. Read Full Story

DGCA calls on airlines to carry 'Hindi' newspapers on board
New Delhi , July 26 : The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to airlines directing them to carry Hindi newspapers and magazines. Read Full Story

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