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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

Thailand most preferred Asian tourist spot by Indians in 2015

Indians mostly preferred short haul destinations in Asia while planning overseas trips last year, with Thailand emerging as the favourite destination, a recent survey showed. “Short-haul...

PTI | Mar 14, 2016 01:03 PM

These place abroad are named after Indians in their honor

India’s talent is not only recognized here but it also has earned international acclamation. Indian artists in their respective fields have earned prestige and fame globally, their excellence in...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 12, 2016 01:44 PM

World Cultural Festival: The good and ugly of Art of Living!

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living (AOL) courted controversy in March 2016 after his grand celebration to mark the World Cultural Festival on the Yamuna floodplain went viral in news.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 11, 2016 10:52 AM

All about Art of Living Foundation’s cultural extravaganza on Yamuna!

As the afternoon sun beats down on ‘the world’s largest stage’, it glistens from a distance with performers rehearsing a symphony a day ahead of the start of Art of Living Foundation’s...

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 08:26 PM

World Cultural festival kicks off tomorrow

The stage is now set for the controversial three-day cultural event opening tomorrow on the Yamuna flood plains even as Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar struck a defiant note that he will not...

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 08:22 PM

Soon houseboats in Kolkata, Sundarbans and creeks of Digha

Taking a cue from Kerala, West Bengal is now focusing on developing coastal and river tourism circuit by introducing houseboats in Kolkata, Sundarbans and creeks near Digha.

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 02:47 PM

Baby found hidden in bag on board Air France plane

French authorities have opened an investigation after a baby was found hidden in a bag belonging to a passenger on board an Air France plane.

PTI | Mar 09, 2016 08:18 PM

Cobra shaped skyscraper designed by Russian artist likely to have a nightclub, restaurant in its head

A Russian architect has designed a skyscraper shaped like a cobra and this skyscraper is intended to have 'nightclub or restaurant' in its head.

News Nation Bureau | Mar 08, 2016 01:06 PM