Jeddah, Aug 23 : Saudi Arabia will launch next year seven high-speed trains to connect the kingdom's holy sites that are visited by millions of pilgrims from around the world every year.
Srinagar, Aug 18 : The 48-day-long annual Amarnath Yatra, which started on July 2, ended peacefully on Thursday with 'Puja' inside the cave shrine, authorities said.
Bengaluru, Aug 17 (IAS) Buoyed by demand and growth, budget carrier AirAsia India is expanding operations to fly to three more cities from September 22 this year when the festival-cum holiday season commences.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : When planning to travel, look out for an Indian to avail best offers as they are best at bargaining and exploring more lucrative offers on booking online, a new survey conducted by payment processing company Worldpay revealed.
New Delhi, Aug.17 : Indian travellers are the world's biggest holiday bargain hunters and they want more ways to pay when buying travel online - this according to new research from Worldpay, the global leader in payments.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : If you are in love with the tandoor-fresh Mughlai cuisine of the local eateries in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar but struggle to find a decent place to sit, IC Hotel should be your port of call.
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By Ashish Kumar Singh, New Delhi, Aug 16 : Delhi's corporate neighbour Gurgaon is not only getting the infrastructural upliftment but also going a notch higher when it comes to food and nightlife.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Delhi Metro said on Sunday that it will operate normal services on Independence Day on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off a new train between Jammutavi and Haridwar on Sunday.
Shimla, Aug 14 : Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist resorts Shimla, Manali, Narkanda, Kasauli, Kalpa and Dharamsala are chock-a-block with the tourists this long weekend, bringing cheer to tour operators and hoteliers as their cash registers are set ringing.
New Delhi, Aug 12 : Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday flagged off two cargo vessels from Varanasi to Haldia through inland waterways and said these inland water channels will be used to ferry passengers and for joyrides too.
Mumbai, Aug 10 : It's that time of the year again when you can feast on a curated three-course meal at 42 fine informal dining restaurants across New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru at a fraction of a la carte rates.
Jammu, Aug 8 : After remaining suspended due to closure of Jammu-Srinagar national highway for a day, the Amarnath Yatra was resumed on Monday as another batch of 277 pilgrims left Jammu for Kashmir.
New Delhi, Aug 6 : Indian passenger carriers on Saturday said they will restore full flight services to Dubai International Airport from August 7.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : Royal and age-old tradition is what describes The Oudh, bringing Lakhnavi cuisine directly from the kitchens of the last nawab of Awadh, Wajid Ali Shah, on to the plates of Delhiites.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Etihad Airways has introduced a first-of-its-kind senior citizens' package offering enhanced privileges for the over 60s travelling from India to the United States of America.
Mumbai, Aug 2 : The Spanish-made Talgo high-speed train reached Mumbai from New Delhi on its third and final trial run on Tuesday but over three hours late owing to heavy rains, an official said on Tuesday.
Jammu, Aug 2 : The annual Amarnath Yatra continued as another batch of 265 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday evening for Kashmir.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : The trial run for high-speed Spanish-built Talgo train between Delhi-Mumbai route began from Monday with an aim to achieve a maximum speed of 130 kmph and is expected to reach the financial capital in about four hours less than the time taken by Rajdhani Express.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): This Independence Day, pack your bags as well your worries and get set to discover the beauty of Abu Dhabi.
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has planned a semi-luxury train tour that would take travellers from Delhi to the historical and religious places of Rajasthan, including Udaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar and Chittorgarh.
Mumbai, Aug 1 : The Mumbai Metro One has crossed the 200 million passengers mark and now averages 340,000 per day with an 18 per cent increase in the number of commuters since July 2015, an official said here on Monday.
Kathmandu, Aug 1 : Indian security agencies have made it mandatory for travellers from Nepal to carry valid identity cards, local media said here on Monday.
Panaji, Aug 1 : The Goa tourism ministry is keen to promote the centuries-old forts in the state as tourism destinations.
New Delhi July 30 : Vienna is becoming a holiday destination of choice for a larger number of Indians, with 32pc more Indians visiting this tourist-friendly city in the first six months of this year, compared to the same period last year. Of the 3.1 million global visitors, over this period, tourists from India grew at the highest rate, followed by the Great Britain.
New Delhi, Aug. 1 : The air travellers will get more refund on cancellation of their tickets from today onwards.
Gangtok, July 31 : The Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, home to dozens of lofty mountain peaks, 18 glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and some unique flora and fauna, has been named India's first "Mixed World Heritage Site" by Unesco.
Gangtok (Sikkim), July 31 (ANI): Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP), which Unesco has declared as India's first "Mixed World Heritage Site, is set to give a major boost to Sikkim's eco-tourism sector.
Kasol (Himachal Pradesh), July 29 : Break the monotony and get out of your hectic city life to explore the silence and solace of nature amid glorious mountain peaks. In the land of the Himalayas, there are many places to rid yourself of stress and truly search for peace.
New Delhi, July 27 : Fashion designer Ritu Beri, who has been roped in to design a new uniform for Indian Railways' staff, says she feels honoured to do her bit in helping to uplift the image of the institution.
Mumbai, July 26 : An Emirates flight from Dubai to Male with 309 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Mumbai airport on Tuesday.
Chennai, July 26 : Want to turn nostalgic about tasty home-cooked lunch out of the round-shaped stacked and coupled stainless steel containers? Then it is time to visit the Ayna restaurant at the Hilton Chennai.
Gurgaon, July 25 : Situated amidst an array of plush restaurants and bars in Gurgaon's Sector 29 market is a unique Gothic, theme-based kitchen and brewery, The Addams House, which pays ode to the popular American animated series "The Addams Family".
Srinagar, July 25 : The "Karvan-e-Aman" peace bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan will resume on Monday after a two weeks suspension, officials said.
New Delhi, July 23 : National carrier Air India has announced that it will be providing "unbeatable metros fare" to domestic passengers willing to return the same day from Monday.
Panaji, July 20 : With tourism in Goa now a 365-day phenomenon, adequate security measures need to be taken and people need to be alert, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 20 : When food looks beautiful, tastes scrumptious and the ambiance transports you to the world where it originated, it's an indication that something is just right. Thus, at Habibi in West Delhi, you can feast on cuisine from Syria, Lebonon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Morocco, as also Afghanistan.
New Delhi, July 19 : When it comes to flying high in reputation in Indian aviation, national carrier Air India ranks first.
New Delhi, July 19 : Emirates launched the world's first interactive amenity kit in Economy Class providing a more comfortable travel experience.
Panaji, July 19 : Why do Russians rarely smile or why lighting agarbattis (incense sticks) is not welcome in hotel rooms in Moscow or St. Petersburg?
Jammu, July 19 : Authorities on Tuesday did not allow any pilgrim to move from winter capital Jammu towards the Valley although 6,679 Yatris had 'Darshan' inside the Cave Shrine on Monday.
Jammu, July 16 : The Amarnath Yatra which remained suspended for few days resumed from Jammu on Saturday.
Mumbai, July 16 (ANI): The Lifeline Express, the world's first hospital on a train, also known as the Magic Train of India, today celebrates 25 years of service to the poor and underprivileged masses of rural India.
Mumbai, July 15 : Jet Airways will operate the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on one of its daily flights between Mumbai and Dubai to meet growing demand on this sector, an official release stated.
Gurgaon, July 13 : If you're willing to open up to a palate other than typical north Indian dishes, try stopping over at Asia Seven in this suburb of the national capital to sample piping hot crystal clear dumplings, tempura rolls, sushi and more.
Aurangabad, July 13 : Tourists have been thronging Maharashtra to enjoy the picturesque waterfall at the popular Ellora caves as the state receives good monsoon rains.
Jammu, July 12 : Another batch of pilgrims escorted by the security forces on Tuesday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley in a convoy on way to the Amarnath cave shrine.
New Delhi, July 11 : The monsoons are perhaps the season almost everyone looks forward to eagerly in India. The showers bring immediate relief after the scorching summer months and turn the landscape lush and green.
Jammu, July 11 : The Amarnath Yatra commenced from Monday after it was briefly suspended following violence in Jammu and Kashmir media reports said.
New Delhi, Jul 11 : In a move to achieve higher seat occupancy in the fiercely competitive market, national carrier Air India has decided to offer unsold seats on key metro routes at Rajdhani AC 11-tier rates as "last minute ticket fares."
Nandurbar (Maharashtra), July 11 : As many as seven trains were diverted and one was cancelled due to the coach derailment of Surat-Nandurbar MEMU train, near Nandurbar in Maharashtra on Monday.
Bagdogra, July 10 : When one talks of fine-dining or haute-cuisine restaurants, the last thing one has in mind is an airport eatery away from the metros.
Panaji, July 8 : Responding to opposition criticism over his frequent visits to Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he travels to his home state once every 10 days though it is not easy to get air tickets.
New Delhi, Jul 8 :The two-day National Workshop on Special Cleanliness of 100 Iconic places of India was inaugurated on Friday in New Delhi. Experts from the World Bank, officials from the concerned municipalities and state governments are attending the workshop.
Jammu, July 7 : 1,767 pilgrims today left the Jammu base camp for Amarnath Yatra to pay obeisance at the cave shrine in South Kashmir.
Jammu, July 7 : Over 71,000 pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra so far as another batch of 1,612 pilgrims left Jammu on Thursday.
New Delhi, July 6 : In order to streamline the procedure for issuing of concessional certificate to physically challenged persons, Railways has made changes to the rules in case of change of residence for the convenience of the passengers.
Kolkata, July 6 : Services of the Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express train, which have been temporally suspended on account of Eid-ul-Fitr, will resume on Sunday, the Eastern Railway said on Wednesday.