New Delhi, March 1 : The Delhi Metro will introduce 17 additional trains from Monday during rush hours, an official said on Sunday.
Udhampur, (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar. 1: Tourists thronged the two-day winter carnival in Jammu and Kashmir to enjoy adventure snow sports and cultural programmes.
By Sugandha Rawal, Mandawa (Rajasthan), March 1 : Golden yellow mustard fields, long winding roads, shimmering stars and a gentle wind whistling in the ears - that was the first impression that Mandawa cast on me once I left the hustle-bustle of metropolitan Delhi for an alluring charm of the small village of Rajasthan.
New Delhi, Feb 28 : India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to visitors from 150 countries -- a sharp rise from the 43 countries now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Saturday.
Bengaluru, Feb 27 : A day after a college girl and a youth were fatally run over by a speeding tanker, civic authorities here Friday announced they would build a skywalk across the busy airport road for pedestrians' safety.
Kolkata, Feb 27 : Metro Railway, Kolkata has arranged to run 62 pairs of train (31 Up + 31 Down) on Feb 5 on the occasion of Holi.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said that Wi-Fi facilities would be provided in over 400 stations.
New Delhi, Feb 26 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said there will be no increase in passenger fares as he progressed with his speech presenting the 2015-16 Railway Budget on Thursday promising to transform it in next five years and make it self-sustainable.
By Natalia Ningthoujam, Agra, Feb 26 : Eat like a king and get treated like one at Courtyard by Marriott in the cosmopolitan legacy of Taj city and former Mughal capital Agra.
Kolkata, Feb 25 : Dragonair on Wednesday announced that it will operate an additional service between Kolkata and Hong Kong from May 12.
Kolkata, Feb 25 : South Eastern Railway will run 15 pairs of Special Trains between Santragachi-Puri-Santragachi on different nominated days during the period from March 4 to June 27.
New Delhi, Feb 25 : A day after budget passenger carrier SpiceJet announced its special fare offer, full service airline Jet Airways launched its promotional scheme by discounting 35 percent on base fare on select flights within India and abroad.
Kolkata, Feb 25 : Hong Kong-based airline operator Dragonair Wednesday said it is increasing its weekly flights from the metropolis to Chinese territory from five to six effective May 12.
Dubai, Feb 24 : Emirates, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), plans to restart passenger flights to Iraq's capital Baghdad from March 1 after they were suspended in January owing to security concerns, the airline said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 24 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Tuesday launched its Holi promotional scheme 'colour the skies' with domestic fares starting at Rs.1,699 all inclusive.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Airlines major Jet Airways Saturday said it is pilot testing issuing boarding passes on mobile platform and is collaborating with government and airport authorotes in this regard.
Shimla, Feb 20 : The picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kufri near Shimla Friday experienced more snow, triggering a rush of tourists.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : Tata's full service passenger carrier Vistara Friday launched its maiden flight between New Delhi and Goa and said that it will expand its fleet to six aircraft by April.
Itanagar, Feb 20 : In a historic development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday flagged off the first express train from Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh to New Delhi.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Feb 20 : On a pleasant winter evening, with the stars twinkling and the moon playing hide-n-seek with the clouds, an out-of-this-world aroma hinting at Arabian romance lures you to a small cozy open-air restaurant in northwest Mumbai.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage will commence June 8, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday while announcing that elderly pilgrims and those with mobility issues will now be able to visit Mount Kailash for the first time via a motorable route passing through China.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Friday visit Arunachal Pradesh where he will flag off two trains -- one connecting the state with the national capital and another with Guwahati in Assam.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : National passenger carrier Air India Thursday said it will connect New Delhi to Rajkot from Feb 23.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : Indian Railways Thursday said it will launch AC double-decker train service between New Delhi and Lucknow shortly.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thursday said the Air India will connect Delhi to Rajkot from Feb 23.
Bareilly, Feb 19 : Just a week ahead of the rail budget, the government has ruled out the possibility of reducing train fares.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Thursday launched its new 'One Stop Sale' discount offer starting from Rs.2,999 all inclusive.
By Nivedita, Dalhousie, Feb 19 : A resort that promotes strict eco-tourism principles, offers tailor-made services to suit customised needs of guests and lets you enjoy the pristine view of the Himalayas - Aamod Resort in Dalhousie is a peaceful abode for those in search of a weekend gateway away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Feb 18 : There has been a marked increase in Indians visiting Vienna and a senior Austrian official hoped to "increase it to 100,000 overnights by 2017".
New Delhi, Feb 18 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Wednesday announced that it will operate new flights and increase frequencies in its new summer schedule effective from March 29.
Hyderabad, Feb 17 : The Airports Council International (ACI) has ranked Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport as the third best airport in the world in 5 to15 million passengers per annum category.
Shimla, Feb 16 : Though Shimla witnessed rainfall Monday, the hills overlooking the picturesque tourist resort of Manali including the Solang ski slopes experienced mild to moderate snowfall.
Kolkata, Feb 15 : Etihad Airways on Sunday launched daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Kolkata (Calcutta), the airline's 11th destination in India on its own, and its 15th destination in combination with network partner Jet Airways.
By Natalia Ningthoujam, New Delhi, Feb 15 : She comes from a family of chefs and co-owns Southall-based Brilliant Restaurant that specialises in Punjabi cooking with a Kenyan twist. Dipna Anand, a London-based Indian chef, says the city has welcomed Indian curries with open arms.
Chennai, Feb 13 : The Southern Railway has diverted some of its services following the derailment of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter-City Express near Bengaluru Friday morning.
Dharamsala, Feb 13 : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's abode at McLeodganj in Himachal Pradesh, which has gained prominence for attracting a steady stream of Tibet enthusiasts, Buddhist scholars and backpackers, would be linked with a ropeway, an official said here Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 13 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline on Friday announced attractive fares and customized JetEscapes travel packages on the occasion of Valentine's Day. Guests can avail these special fares on Jet Airways flights from India to Paris, Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Colombo and Kathmandu.
By Mohammed Shafeeq, Hyderabad, Feb 13 : While Hyderabad is more famous for its biryani, haleem and other lip-smacking dishes, one can't ignore its 'achar' or pickles.
Mumbai, Feb 12 : Inviting all foodies, Barbeque Nation will host "Treasuresof the Sea" food fest where they could eat seafoods. 'Treasures of the Sea' is a seafood festival that aims to enthrall diners with the freshest and tastiest catch from the seas.
New Delhi, Feb 12 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off four new trains and extension of one train by remote control on Thursday.
Kolkata, Feb 11 : Tourism Malaysia organized a press conference here on Wednesday in Kolkata's five star hotel to promote Malaysia Year of Festivals (MYFest) 2015.
Gurgaon, Feb 11 : In a bid to add more competition in the ongoing air fare war in the domestic airline industry, SpiceJet on Wednesday announced the launch of the 'Cheaper Than Train Fares' sale with one-way fares starting at just Rs. 599 all-inclusive for domestic flights.
New Delhi, Feb 11 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off five new trains by remote control at a function in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 11 : Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plans to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business in line with its projected growth across six continents.
By Vishnu Makhijani, New Delhi, Feb 11 : Global cuisine is the essence at the Sscence fine-diner at a south Delhi five-star hotel that is celebrating its first anniversary with a month-long festival of Indian food.
New Delhi, Feb 10 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Tuesday flagged off three new trains by remote control at a function here.
New Delhi, Feb 10 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Tuesday said it will resume services to Hubli under its new schedule starting from March 1, 2015.
New Delhi, Feb 10 : Dubai and Bangkok have emerged as the top searched outbound destinations for Indians around Valentine's Day, a new survey has revealed.
Nampong (Arunachal Pradesh), Feb 8 : A small tribal community in the hills of Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh have opened their homes for people to stay with them and have a taste of their culture, food and society.
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Feb 8 : Wish to hit the road home in a romantic mood, soothing the frazzled nerves at the end of a busy day's work? Munching good food under the open skies, watching the stars and the moon beside a water body is an option.
By Radhika Bhirani, Auckland, Feb 8 : "You bungee jumped? You?" Yes I did! And I experienced a jaw-dropping climb up a bridge 64m above sea level; traversed through an underground cave, dark but magical with glow worms; went jet boating in the foothills of the scenic Southern Alps; and, to top it all, reached the skies in a hot air balloon! A trip to New Zealand, as I discovered, can turn out to be all about surprising yourself.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 7 : In a bid to attract more visitors from Germany, Kerala Tourism conducted two road shows in Dusseldorf and Berlin early this week.
New Delhi, Feb 7 : With the lowering of jet fuel prices, domestic airlines are offering several discount schemes to attract passengers in the lean travel season.
By Sugandha Rawal, Jaipur, Feb 7 : Enclosed in the grandeur of the luxury Fairmont Jaipur hotel is the property's newly launched gem - Zarin, an Indo-Persian restaurant that serves up delicacies from the pre-Mughal era in an elaborate set-up.
Kolkata, Feb 7 : The number of Indian tourists to Abu Dhabi grew by 32 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, an official said here.
Chennai, Feb 6 : Parry Travels, the Travel Services Division of Parry Enterprises India Ltd. (part of the INR 243 billion Murugappa Group), launched its Online Travel Portal www.parryyatra.com on Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : To lure more travellers on its Australia bound flights, national passenger carrier Air India Friday said it will launch a special on-board menu during the forthcoming Cricket World Cup.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Friday reported that India's domestic passenger traffic increased by 12.5 percent in December 2014.
By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi, Feb 5 : It might seem rather strange that old Delhi's Fatehpuri area, otherwise known for its masjid and budget hotels, lacked a sit-down eatery despite a profusion of these in the Chandni Chowk area. Enter Zaika and its delectable Mughlai fare.
New Delhi, Feb. 4 : A delegation led by Union Minister of State for External Affairs General (retired) V.K. Singh on Tuesday visited Saudi Arabia for signing of Annual Haj Agreement for Haj 2015.