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Paul Beatty becomes first American author to win Man Booker Prize for satire 'The Sellout'

The 54-year-old author collected the 50,000 pound literary award at a ceremony at London's Guildhall.

PTI | Oct 26, 2016 10:32 AM

Kerala island features in NatGeo's select list of most stunning destinations in World

The tiny island of Kakkathuruthu in Kerala's backwaters has made it to a select list of stunning destinations across the world compiled by the National Geographic magazine.

PTI | Oct 18, 2016 03:15 PM

Indian Women enjoy solo travelling, the trend is growing: Experts

Easy access to information and bookings is encouraging Indian women to slowly step out of their comfort zone to travel solo, a trend which has witnessed a steady growth over the last few year,...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 11, 2016 12:24 PM

Mauritius eyes more Indian tourists; organises road shows

The island nation has started multi-course golf card service for tourists. This allows a card holding tourist to use international standard golf courses in Mauritius, he said.“We are also promoting...

PTI | Aug 24, 2016 12:50 PM

Taj, Vaishno Devi among 10 iconic places to be cleaned

Taj Mahal and Vaishno Devi shrine are among the 10 iconic places with higher footfalls identified by the Centre that will undergo cleaning on par with international standards for which foreign experts...

PTI | Jun 23, 2016 08:14 PM

Indian subcontinent tops passenger growth at Dubai airport

The Indian subcontinent outperformed all regions in terms of growth in passenger numbers at Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest airport for international travel, with more than 16 lakh...

PTI | Jun 14, 2016 04:03 PM

Using hands-free device while driving not safe: Study

Driving while talking on a hands-free device may be as distracting as using a hand-held phone, a new study has warned.

PTI | Jun 11, 2016 11:28 PM

Dubai set to woo tourists with Bollywood-themed park

Dubai is all set to woo tourists with the world’s first Bollywood-themed amusement park where visitors will be able to enjoy immersive 3-D and 4-D rides and stunts from movies such as ‘Krrish’...

PTI | May 24, 2016 07:06 PM

World Bank team visits Taj Mahal

A team from the World Bank today visited the Taj Mahal and some adjoining villages at the rear of the monument across the Yamuna to assess plans for development projects in the area centering around...

PTI | May 16, 2016 11:45 PM

Have you heard of this free Nap Bar in Dubai?

Naps are the best thing. No matter if it is home, office or outside its always a good idea to take a nap, whenever possible. In what can be said as one of a kind, Smarin, France-based furniture...

News Nation Bureau | Apr 11, 2016 11:23 AM

Wax museum to be opened at Nahargarh Fort in Rajasthan

A museum will be opened at Nahargarh Fort here which will showcase wax and silicon figures of famous national and world personalities.

PTI | Apr 06, 2016 08:06 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi innaugrates World Sufi forum 2016

In a bid to spread Islams message of peace and tolerance as a counterpoint to the rising global violent extremism, the first World Sufi Forum has been innaugrated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on...

PTI | Mar 17, 2016 09:14 PM

Four-day cultural fest to celebrate Bihar's heritage

From folk music and dance to traditional fabric, handicraft and cuisine, Bihar’s rich heritage will come alive during a four-day art and cultural festival starting today where some films celebrating...

PTI | Mar 16, 2016 02:50 PM

In a first, Aboriginal from Andaman may face arrest; tests India's protection

The 400-strong Jarawa tribe, lives in complete cultural isolation until 1998 and follows own rituals and live in the 800 square kilometers of forest where they survive by hunting and gathering.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 16, 2016 02:11 PM

Brexit could lead to higher air fares: study

Flights between Britain and Europe could jump in price if the country votes to leave the European Union, according to a report commissioned by the Association of British Travel Agents released...

PTI | Mar 14, 2016 07:53 PM