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Its time to visit Adelaide for the upcoming festivals

Apart from the India-Australia T20 in Adelaide, there are other reasons also to travel to Adelaide.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 27, 2016 07:58 PM

Hundreds of books written by prisoners under scrutiny by Romania

Romania’s crackdown on corruption and fraud in recent years has created a sudden and unexpected literary boom, as prisoners publish hundreds of non-fiction books on subjects as varied as soccer,...

PTI | Jan 25, 2016 06:34 PM

Luxury pet amenities for dogs proliferating in New York

Amidst growing dog ownership in the US, residential buildings, including affordable ones here are increasingly providing luxury pet amenities in a bid to entice renters and buyers devoted to the...

PTI | Jan 25, 2016 11:26 AM

Festival on Indian culture at Red Fort

A festival showcasing cuisine and culture of different states of India will be organised at the Red Fort from 26 January as part of the Republic Day celebrations. The ‘Bharat Parv’ festival will...

PTI | Jan 24, 2016 01:51 PM

The most haunted amusement parks in the world

The world we live in is full of mysterious and haunted places. Whether one believes in ghosts or not but there are some things that just cannot be explained.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 23, 2016 09:01 AM

Visit China for its own version of US Pentagon!

The famous Pentagon in Virginia of United States is a tourist's fancy who wonders how the world's most developed nation tackle the security issues behind the huge walls.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 21, 2016 06:13 PM

Jaipur Literature Festival begins today amid tight security

With literary heavyweights like Canadian poet and novelist Margaret Atwood, author Ruskin Bond, US photographer Steve McCurry, Harvard historian Niall Ferguson and Stephen Fry from Britain, the famed...

PTI | Jan 21, 2016 11:43 AM

Janpath Hotel likely to be put on sale!

The Janpath Hotel, a facility run by public sector undertaking India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), is likely to be put on sale through auction.

PTI | Jan 20, 2016 11:25 PM

Head to Juhu Beach in Mumbai and spot 'Blue Waves' for the first time

If you are planning to visit Maldives to witness the famous sparkling blue lights on the beaches, wait, now you needn’t go so far to watch the phenomenon.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 20, 2016 07:56 PM

Taiwan builds a giant glass shoe Church to attract more women

You must have heard of magnificent Churches around the world or may even have seen the tiring architecture of buildings around the world. But have you ever heard about a heel shaped glass Church? Yes,...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 20, 2016 12:42 PM

Now Delhi airport to display world's largest charkha

The world’s largest wooden charkha, spinning wheel used mainly for cotton, will soon be on display at the international airport in the national capital.

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 07:05 PM

Baby panda makes debut in China zoo

A giant panda cub has met with the public for the first time at the municipal zoo in China’s southwestern Chongqing city.

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 11:25 AM

Come here to watch raining bananas festival!

Come third day of Tamil month ‘Thai’ every year, it rains bananas at a nearby village temple as devotees offer the fruit in large quantity to the presiding deity and then throw them on the...

PTI | Jan 18, 2016 10:19 PM

Travel diary: Some unknown facts about the abode of snow Himachal Pradesh

The state of Himachal Pradesh is known for its abundant natural beauty and remains a hot bed for tourists across the country.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 17, 2016 12:54 PM

Festival looks at world of crime through plots, styles, films

The spotlight is set to shine on Agatha Christie, one of the world’s best selling novelist at the second edition of the Crime Writer’s Festival that begins.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 09:01 PM