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Kerala recognised as the ‘Best Honeymoon Destination in India’

Famous for its tranquil beaches, placid backwaters and rolling hills, Kerala has yet again been recognised as the ‘Best Honeymoon Destination in India’.

PTI | Nov 18, 2016 09:34 PM

Bond is back to the hills with his new collection of eight crime stories

Ruskin Bond revisits the oft-trodden paths oftowering mountains and lush green forests in his brand new collection of eight crime stories set in Mussoorie.

PTI | Nov 15, 2016 06:51 PM

Literary agents emerging as kingmakers in publishing

Literary agents are emerging as the new kingmakers in publishing, acting as commissioning editors and helping writers realise their dream besides taking care of packaging, sales potential and...

PTI | Nov 13, 2016 03:09 PM

Rabindranath Tagore sought inspiration in women; took fairer sex for his muse

Many iconic artistes have sought their inspiration in women and took the fairer sex for their muses -- Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore was no exception.

PTI | Nov 03, 2016 03:05 PM

Sri Ramayana Yatra: IRCTC announces Sri Lanka tour packages

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday announced a tour package to Sri Lanka in November. Visa, air journey, meals, hotel and sight-seeing for tourists who will be using...

News Nation Bureau | Oct 27, 2016 07:55 PM

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