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'Mumbai most searched couples' escapade this Valentine's Day'

With Valentine’s Day round the corner, the country’s financial capital Mumbai has topped the list of Indian cities for which couples looking for romantic escapades did online searches, according...

PTI | Feb 07, 2016 01:30 PM

Gandhi books worth around Rs 2.5 lakh sold in a week

Books worth around Rs 2.5 lakh, written on and by Mahatma Gandhi, were sold in a week-long exhibition-cum-sale organised by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal to commemorate death anniversary of the Father of...

PTI | Feb 05, 2016 12:43 PM

No loud music till late night in Goa carnival!

Goa government has issued notification allowing loud music till late night for several festivals, including the Carnival, which begins in the state from Saturday, and Ganesh Chaturthi.

PTI | Feb 05, 2016 11:36 AM

Europe gets world's first under water museum

British artist Jason deCaires Taylor is creating an extraordinary series of underwater artworks, theme based concrete figures. Portraying the inexplicable the artists has taken to another level by...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 04, 2016 07:19 PM

GIG carnival -- a celebration of food, music, crafts

A variety of delicacies from across the country is a prominent feature of an upcoming celebration of India, which includes food, music, tradition and myriad crafts of the country here.

PTI | Feb 04, 2016 02:32 PM

Interested in Puppetry festivals? Enjoy one in Delhi, check details here!

Puppetry is an art and still is a celebrated medium of storytelling. To give it more importance the Ishara Trust will organise the 14th anniversary of the annual puppet festival.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 03, 2016 11:18 AM

Goa tourism corp starts commercial ops of helicopter joy rides

Despite protests from locals, the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) today began commercial operations of helicopter joy rides in the state.

PTI | Feb 02, 2016 07:47 PM

Dubai holds on to spot as busiest international airport

Dubai’s main airport solidified its position as the busiest for international passengers, with traveler numbers surging more than 10 per cent last year.

PTI | Feb 01, 2016 09:06 PM

15-day festival, Surajkund crafts mela opens today

The 30th edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Fair will begin today with artists from around 20 countries participating in the cultural extravaganza.

PTI | Feb 01, 2016 08:18 AM

Gurgaon gets India’s first Bike Taxi Service For and By Women

Soon after Mumbai started its first women operated pink auto rickshaws, Gurgaon now boasts of its new fleet of bike taxis, called Bikxie Pink.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 31, 2016 05:59 PM

Delhi's Oberoi hotel to be shut down!

It is a landmark in the heart of Delhi for the last 50 years and was built by the late M S Oberoi, who founded the group in 1934. The first two hotels that he had acquired, one each in Shimla and...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 31, 2016 01:14 PM

Book on India's partition wins USD 5,000 prize

A book on India’s partition and its fatal consequences has won a prestigious USD 5,000 prize in the US.

PTI | Jan 29, 2016 08:48 PM

India is Dubai's number one source market for tourists

For the first time, India is Dubai’s number one source market for foreign tourists with over 1.6 million Indians visiting the emirate in 2015, according to new figures.

PTI | Jan 29, 2016 04:02 PM

100 top comedians to attend Jaipur Laughter Festival

About 100 Bollywood stars and funnymen including Govinda, Arshad Warsi, Johnny Lever and Rajpal Yadav will attend the second edition of Jaipur Laughter Festival beginning here today.

PTI | Jan 29, 2016 01:44 PM

Choki Dhani- the perfect rural hangout away from the busy city life

Chokhi Dhani spread over 12.5 acres of land offers you the perfect village feel with its Rajasthani culture.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 28, 2016 10:22 PM