77-km from Shimla and 35-km from Kalka, at 1,927m, Kasauli is a quaint little town that seems to exist in a time wrap of an era that reminds one of the 19th century. Its colonial ambience is reinforced by cobbled paths, quaint shops, gabled houses with charming facades and scores of neat little gardens and […]

From hippie clothing to junk jewelry and Gothic accessories, from shell and bamboo work to terracotta and brassware, from feni and bebinca to cashewnuts and Goan sausages, you will find it all here. Shop to your heart’s delight as I bring to you the top five shopping destinations in Goa: Mapusa Market A good way […]

PLZ SHARE: Let us pray for the safety and comfort of thousands of pilgrims stranded due to the flood. In case you want to reach out to some relief teams, here are the helpline nos. Uttarkashi: 01374-226126, 226161 Chamoli: 01372-251437 Tehri: 01376-233433 Rudraprayag: 01732-1077 The ITBP helpline and control room numbers: 011-24362892, 9968383478 Army medical […]

Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been named the world’s second best airport in the 25-30 million passenger category by the Airports Council International (ACI), a non-profit global trade organisation. Seoul Incheon in South Korea emerged as the best airport in this category. IGI Airport has also been named the fourth best in the world […]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live with the fishes? You don’t have to wonder anymore. Polish developers have just started construction on a new underwater hotel with a futuristic, spaceship-like feel off of Kuredhivaru Island. The Water Discus Hotel is set to have 21 suites up to 30 metres below the […]

The airport in the capital will have 50 new sleeping pods to give passengers more nap-time between flights. The move follows huge demand for the 10 facilities at Terminal 3. “We will have 50 new sleeping pods by October. We installed the first 10 pods on a trial basis in May and they have become […]

Cherrapunjee in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya is notable as the place that receives the highest rainfall in the country. This is also the highest waterfall in India. It plunges 335 metres (1100 feet).

India is seen set to use Japanese bullet train technology for a high-speed connection between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, a report said. The Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail line would stretch 500 kilometres (312 miles) at a cost of up to one trillion yen, the Nikkei said, adding the two governments plan to finish technological reviews and costings by […]

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