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Women prefer female companions over family on holidays: Survey

According to a global survey, seventy percent of women would rather prefer a female friend for holidaying over family. The survey was released by leading travel company Thomas Cook which has responses...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 07, 2016 01:04 PM

World's costliest train station to open at Ground Zero in NY

New York today opens the most expensive train station in the world, on the site of the World Trade Centre destroyed 14 years ago in the 9/11 attacks.

PTI | Mar 04, 2016 05:18 PM

Disabled-friendly coach in mail, express trains

Railways will endeavour to provide at least one disabled-friendly coach in mail and express trains. As on March 31, 2015 disabled-friendly coaches with wider entrance doors for wheelchair access are...

PTI | Mar 03, 2016 06:55 PM

Gear up for Manali trip; Rohtang Pass to open soon

Commander of 38 BRTF, Col KP Rajendra said this year due to less snowfall Rohtang Pass, situated at 13,050 feet is expected to be opened later this month.

PTI | Mar 02, 2016 07:36 PM

5 super creative passports of the world

There is something different about different countries of the world. From geography, language, vegetation to climate but one thing that connects all of them is a passport to travel. To visit any...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 02, 2016 01:57 PM

Cheers Delhiites! IGI airport is World No.1 for the second year running

Are you a Delhiite? Then you have another reason to smile as National capital's international airport has received three international awards, including for best airport by size in the Asia Pacific...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 01, 2016 05:01 PM

In Pics: Meet the real-life Krish who loves to climb rocks fearlessly

He has been doing what he loves doing the most for the past two decades. He is considered one of the best rock climbers in the world. Seeing him climbing mountains you might get a strong adrenaline...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 01, 2016 03:15 PM

Visa-on-arrival for Japanese citizens from March 1

Visa-on-arrival facility will be rolled out to Japanese nationals beginning Tuesday, in a move that is expected to boost inflow of tourists and business visitors.

PTI | Feb 29, 2016 08:28 PM

These 2016 Oscar themed rentals are the perfect spot for a movie buff

Who doesn’t love holidaying? Its always a good idea to take a break from your daily chores and plan some holiday. Though the travel packages and a plethora of beautiful places remain always the main...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 29, 2016 03:39 PM

Leap Year: Some interesting stories, facts for February 29

The occurrence takes place every four years due to the solar system's disparity with the Gregorian calendar.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 29, 2016 12:15 AM

Looking forward to visit some amazing beaches? Three top ones are in India!

The beaches are Agonda, Palolem (both in Goa) and Radhanagar on the Havelock Island in the Andamans, according to TripAdvisor’s top 10 ‘Asia’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’.

PTI | Feb 28, 2016 06:23 PM

36 special flower varieties on display at the Botanical Garden floral show

A four day flower show began on Thursday in the Botanical Garden, Noida. This four day floral extravaganza is organised by the Uttar Pradesh government.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 27, 2016 11:59 AM

Stay safe in China; Park ride accident is scary | VIDEO

Recently, several shocking accidents have been reported from China. After slew of Escalator incidents, on Friday, the readers were shocked to notice that a man died after falling from a theme park...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 26, 2016 02:05 PM

5 cafes in Delhi you must visit for complete joy

Food tastes better when shared with someone special. When food meets creativity, magic is created. From restaurants to cafes, there are a zillion of good places that one can eat at.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 25, 2016 05:06 PM

Good news for train travellers; IRCTC new scheme is thumbs up!

With an aim to offer a convenient booking platform, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has tied up with a private chain of hotels for providing standardised accommodation to train...

PTI | Feb 25, 2016 11:20 AM