Bengaluru, Jan 30 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had remotely flagged off four express trains from here Thursday, using the telepresence service of the state-run RailTel, the ICT arm of Indian Railways, a statement said.
Mumbai, Jan 30 : Full service carrier Jet Airways Friday said it will operate 16 additional Boeing 737 flights daily effective Feb 1, 2015, to March 28, 2015, to meet increased demand on key domestic sectors.
New Delhi, Jan 30 : Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Friday extended its discount scheme till Feb 1 citing overwhelming response.
Mumbai, Jan 30 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, will operate 16 additional daily Boeing 737 flights effective February 1, 2015 to March 28, 2015 to meet increased demand on key domestic sectors.
By Sahana Ghosh: Fridge magnets and postcards with pictures of red and green chillies of all shapes and sizes - there you go! Picturesque Bhutan's love affair with chillies - and also with cheese - is so profound that it's not just a food seasoning for its people.
New Delhi, Jan 29 : A day after budget passenger carrier SpiceJet announced its discount scheme, full service airline Jet Airways launched its special fare offer starting at Rs.4,459.
Bengaluru, Jan 29 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Thursday flagged off a premium train here connecting India's tech hub to Katra town, 13km from Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.
Kolkata, Jan 28 : South Eastern Railway has announced the extension of route of two pairs of existing MEMU Passenger trains.
New Delhi, Jan 28 : Days after the aviation regulator allowed it to open fresh bookings, cash-strapped budget passenger carrier SpiceJet Wednesday launched its discount scheme starting at Rs.1,499 for one way advance booking on all direct flights.
By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi, Jan 28 : When Scottish journalist Pamela Timms came to India in 2005 with her husband and her three children it was meant to be a short trip for her. But they settled down in Delhi, where her husband is now the South Asia editor of London's Telegraph newspaper.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 : The one thing that anyone travelling across Kerala just cannot miss is the jackfruit tree as it is tall and well spread. On most occasions, one can see the greenish-yellow jackfruit hanging in adequate numbers - not surprising as this is by far the largest tree-borne fruit.
Agra, Jan 25 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will flag off the prestigious Taj Agra Car Rally from Etawha Lion Safari Jan 31, it was announced Sunday.
By Anil Sharma, Jaipur, Jan 24 : For Raj Kumar, literature is far from being the reason to be at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. Instead of wanting to meet velebrated authors and listen to their take on various issues, he is busy selling kachoris and samosas just outside the fest venue at Diggi House here.
Mumbai, Jan 23 : Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, on Friday announced a special offer on its domestic and international networks to mark India's Republic Day.
New Delhi, Jan 23 : Tata's full service passenger carrier Vistara Friday announced the addition of Goa and Hyderabad to its domestic network, a day after it announced an increase in number of flights.
New Delhi, Jan 23 : With an extended weekend ahead starting Saturday, followed by Sunday and Republic Day Monday, many people are making plans to enjoy the 'mini vacation'.
Thiruvanathapuram, Jan.23 : An annual global customer review study of the best airlines has found customers worldwide ranking the Emirates airline as the best in 2014.
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar, Panaji, Jan 23 : Even as worried tourism stakeholders in Goa agitate about the shrunken footfalls of Russian tourists this season, stories and experiences penned by travellers about Goa on Russia's most popular social networking site offer enough clues to what ails tourism here.
By Vishnu Makhijani, New Delhi, Jan 23 : Signature cocktails that raise the art of mixology to new heights and world cuisine that leaves you spoiled for choice, preceded by a yoga session and soothing spa treatment -- all this and more is on offer at the Dusit Devarana luxury resort within the national capital, a stone's throw from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
New Delhi, Jan 22 : Tata's full service passenger carrier Vistara Thursday said that it will increase its flight operations from Feb 16.
By Azera Parveen Rahman, Gurgaon/Mumbai, Jan 21 : Throw caution to the wind! Casting aside their doubts about safety and all the nuances of planning a holiday, more and more Indian women are now choosing to travel alone.
New Delhi, Jan 19 : The government on Monday said the domestic air passengers have grown by 9.7 percent in 2014."Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Dec 2014 were 673.83 lakhs as against 614.26 lakhs during the corresponding period of the previous year, thereby registering a growth of 9.7%," read a statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Monday.
Kolkata, Jan 19 : Dubai-based international airline Emirates on Monday announced it will add a 13th weekly flight between Kolkata and Dubai from March.
Hyderabad, Jan 19 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Monday flagged off two new trains of South Central Railway at Secunderabad Railway Station here.
Kolkata, Jan 19 : Emirates Airline Monday said it would provide a first class section on its morning flights from Kolkata.
New Delhi, Jan 19 : Domestic air passenger traffic increased by 15.29 percent in December to 64.40 lakh passengers -- up from 55.86 lakh in the corresponding month last year, official data showed Monday.
By Quaid Najmi, Nashik, (Maharashtra), Jan 19 : The winter chill, mixed with the aroma of fresh green and red grapes coming in from lush green farmlands, has made the Nashik air heady and romantic.
By Sheikh Qayoom and Waseem Shah, Srinagar, Jan 18 : For centuries, locals in the landlocked Kashmir Valley have relished dried vegetables, smoked fish and wild herbs to survive during the extreme winter. The tradition lives on even today.
New Delhi, Jan 17 : At least 68 flights were delayed of which six cancelled as Delhi woke up to another foggy morning on Saturday, media reports said. Met department sources said that there were dense fog at a few places like Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan also. The minimum temperature in the national capital was 8.4 degrees Celsius recorded early on Saturday morning.
Kochi, Jan 16 : The Kerala government will soon launch domestic services of its proposed airline "Air Kerala" for fulfilling the mandatory requirement of the country's civil aviation norm stipulating five year domestic operations before international flight services, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan.16 : Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will be able to connect even more people with Chicago on 1st May when it switches from its Boeing 777-200LR currently operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, adding passenger capacity.
By Sugandha Rawal, New Delhi, Jan 16 : Green vegetables and a hot beverage on a cosy and sunny afternoon makes for a perfect delight during winter. And to treat food aficianados with this experience, The Hiatus in the national capital has unveiled a new menu which promises delicacies from around the globe.
New Delhi, Jan 16 : It was a cold, windy Friday morning here with dense fog delaying 48 trains, officials said.
New Delhi, Jan 15 : Emirates, a global connector of people and places, will be able to connect even more people with Chicago on May 1 when it switches from its Boeing 777-200LR currently operating the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, adding passenger capacity.
Melbourne, Jan 15 : The least safe airlines in the world include those from Nepal, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, according to safety ranking made by AirlineRaings.com.
By Vishal Gulati, Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 : Don't make noise! The deities have returned to the heaven and are in deep meditation.
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, Jan 15 : While ilish (hilsa) and rosogolla (balls of sweets dipped in syrup) are the hallmark of the Bengali food culture, robust flavours of Punjabi dishes too have a mass appeal and legacy here, far away from the north Indian plains.
Shimla, Jan 14 : Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and popular tourist resort Manali Wednesday got another spell of snowfall, turning the hill stations more picturesque.
Kolkata, Jan 13 : Kolkata Airport has now started facility for 'Visa on Arrival based on Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA)' for 43 countries.
New Delhi, Jan 13 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the country's first passenger train powered by CNG (compressed natural gas) on the Rewari-Rohtak section of the Northern Railway, a ministry official said Tuesday.
By Sanu George, Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 : The humble tapioca or cassava, which once used to be a part of staple diet in Kerala, is now much in demand not just among the local people but tourists - Indian and foreign - who relish the root tuber as an accompaniment to other delicacies or as a meal in itself.
New Delhi, Jan 12 : Flag carrier Air India Monday launched a special discount offer to attract passengers during the lean season.
Chennai, Jan 11 : The Indian government is expected to announce a programme to attract Chinese tourists to India in 'Visit India Year 2015' in China, said a senior official.
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Jan 11 : Fried tender chicken dipped in spicy peri peri sauce and a sip of iced tea is a great combination to tantalise the taste buds at the Marrybrown quick service restaurant (QSR) here.
Imphal, Jan. 10 : The north-east region has immense tourism potential. In Manipur, the ancient Andro village is gradually becoming a favorite among tourists due to its scenic beauty and the glimpse it provides into the rich tribal traditions.
Srinagar, Jan 9 : Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, once the darling of Bollywood, is once again seeing footfalls from filmmakers and tourists alike as it emerges as one of the top skiing destinations of Asia, reports Kavita Suri.
New Delhi, Jan 9 : Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline Vistara will launch its operations on Friday with its first flight from Delhi to Mumbai, media reports said.
New Delhi, Jan 9 : It was cold Friday morning here with the visibility dropping to 500 meters, delaying over 50 trains.
Shimla, Jan 8 : An early spell of snowfall in Kufri in Himachal Pradesh this year has brought cheers to the small business community. Kufri has been attracting a steady stream of visitors after temperatures plummeted.
By Vishal Gulati, McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 8 : Bollywood stars and cricket icons have something in common - a pub in this uphill picturesque Himachal Pradesh town that has already gained prominence for attracting a steady stream of Tibet enthusiasts, Buddhist scholars, backpackers and even Hollywood stars like Richard Gere.
Gandhinagar, Jan. 7 : In the wake of Pakistan restricting the Delhi-Lahore bus service to the Wagah border, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday said that it was for Islamabad to decide as to what is in their best interest in terms of their security, adding that temporary aberrations if any will be sorted out.
New Delhi, Jan 7 : If you are an adventure junkie and snow excites you, how about planning a trip to the world's best skiing destinations? Try gliding on snow at locations like Aspen, Colorado in the US to Fernie in Canada.
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 7 : The Delhi-Lahore bus service now plies only till the border in Punjab, and passengers then board Pakistani buses to reach Lahore and Indian buses to reach New Delhi.
Lahore, Jan 7 : Amid high tension brewing up following cross-border firing, Pakistan on Wednesday announced termination of the Delhi-Lahore bus service short of destination at Wagah border.
Bikaner (Rajasthan), Jan. 7 : Camel race in shimmering sand dunes of Rajasthan enthralled tourists from all over the world at the International Camel Festival.
New Delhi, Jan. 7 : Nineteen flights were delayed and nine cancelled on Wednesday due to dense fog in the capital.
By Venkatachari Jagannathan, Chennai, Jan 7 : An hour of luxurious warm herbal oil massage by two masseurs, and steaming hot water bath rounded off with a 26-dish sathvik south Indian lunch is an experience offered by the Sanjeevanam outlet here and in Bangalore.
Islamabad, Jan 7 : Buses being run under the Pakistan-India Dosti service from Lahore to Delhi have now been restricted to Wagah border in the light of terrorism threats, a media report said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 : The flight diversions at IGI Airport in Delhi have reduced by nearly 36pc despite longer duration of low visibility period this winter, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement.
Kolkata, Jan 6 : The Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off the Ananad Vihar - Santragachi Weekly Superfast Express along with two other trains from Anand Vihar on Tuesday.