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World's largest canyon may lie under Antarctic

Move over, Grand Canyon! The world’s largest canyon - over 1,000 kilometre long and up to one kilometre deep - may lie under the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists including those from India have...

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 08:56 PM

After 4 years in Mumbai, India Art Festival now in Delhi

Uncanny installations, life size sculptures, and paintings in myriad media are among the wide range of art works that are up for grabs by art lovers at India Art Festival that began at the National...

PTI | Jan 14, 2016 06:54 PM

Harley-Davidson's bike rally in Goa on Feb 18

The fourth HOG (Harley-Davidson Owners’ Group) India rally organised Harley-Davidson India will be held in Goa on February 18.

PTI | Jan 13, 2016 12:12 PM

Over 161 species seen in Chilika Lake this season

Chilika, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon and bird lovers’ paradise in winters has seen being 8, 58, 855 belonging to over 161 species this winter. The lake is spread in three districts of...

News Nation Bureau | Jan 12, 2016 11:08 PM

More Indians vacationing abroad, spending on travel

The propensity of Indians to spend on travel has clearly increased with more than 30 per cent people willing to spend above Rs 50,000 as against 25 per cent last year, a report by Yatra.com said.

PTI | Jan 11, 2016 08:35 PM

India's must see 100 monuments now highlighted online

About 100 monuments have been identified for a portal, which is being developed by the Archeological Suevey of India (ASI) to highlight the outstanding monuments and sites in India.

PTI | Jan 11, 2016 07:08 PM

In pics: An abandoned Chinese fishing village now reclaimed by mother nature

Located in the Shengsi Islands, near the mouth of the Yangtze River, a Nanning-based photographer Tang Yuhong clicks the beautiful lush green village.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 11, 2016 09:21 AM

It's a feast for bird lovers at Chilika; Govt starts annual counting

The Odisha has started its annual bird counting census in Anshupa Lake and Chilika, Asia's largest brackish water lake and the largest winter resort for migratory birds.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2016 11:45 PM

Gujarat kicks off International Kite Festival

Kite enthusiasts from around the world are all set to dot the skies of Ahmedabad with colourful kites as part of the global kite festival.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 10, 2016 01:54 PM

World Book Fair to showcase India's cultural heritage

The New Delhi World Book Fair beginning January 9 will offer a glimpse into the cultural heritage of India, which is the theme of the nine-day fair in which a total of 30 countries are taking part.

PTI | Jan 09, 2016 12:12 PM

Instagram's first ever photo exhibition starts in India

Instagram will hold its first ever exhibition in the Indian state of West Bengal on January 7, Thursday. The theme of the photo exhibition is ‘Celebrating Diversity of Bengal.’

News Nation Bureau | Jan 07, 2016 11:41 AM

Spiti Valley and the adventures in Kalpa | IN Pics

And, one such must-visit place is the Valley of monks and – don’t mix here- we are not talking about the Kashmir Valley but Spiti Valley which still tells the tale of untouched beauty.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 06, 2016 06:42 PM

China's new landmark- a man-made WATERFALL built at a whopping cost

China has been lately in news for very different inventions. After a glass bridge, next the country has unveiled an astonishing man-made waterfall measuring 1,300ft wide in Kunming, Yunnan province.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 05, 2016 06:34 PM

Delhi out of Unesco's heritage city tag race; eyes on Nalanda in 2016

The city of Delhi being pulled out of the race for the UNESCO Heritage List was one of the biggest dampeners in the field of art and culture in 2015, while the ruins of ancient Nalanda University...

PTI | Jan 03, 2016 08:33 PM

Goa to offer sea planes, helicopters for tourists soon

Sea planes, helicopters and amphibious vehicles would soon be available to boost tourism in Goa even as the state is expected to attract 7.5 million visitors this year.

PTI | Jan 02, 2016 10:34 PM