12 Feb 2020
Top 5 must-visit attractions in Rajasthan
Rajasthan is perhaps the most vibrant and colorful state of India.
03 Feb 2020
Five stunning cities in Austria you must visit
Despite its small size, Austria is one of the most amazing travel destinations in Europe.
02 Dec 2019
5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh
Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.
05 Oct 2019
Saudi Arabia allows tourists men, women to share hotel rooms
A week after Saudi Arabia welcomed tourists for the first time, the conservative Muslim Kingdom has clarified that foreign men and women will be allowed to rent hotel rooms together, without needing to prove that they are related.
29 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabia to fine tourists for kissing, immodest clothes, etc.
Even as Saudi Arabia allowed citizens from 49 countries to apply for travel visas to the Muslim Kingdom, it announced a "public decency" code which imposes fines on travelers for various offenses.
15 Sep 2019
Andhra Pradesh: 12 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari
In a tragic incident, a tourist boat carrying over 60 people including 11 crew members capsized in the Godavari river near Kacchuluru in Devipatnam Mandal, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.
21 Aug 2019
Couple takes sand from Italy beach, faces jail for 'stealing'
If you've ever been to a beach, you might have felt the impulse to pick up seashells, or fill up a bottle with sand to take home.
09 Aug 2019
Kashmir: Amid lockdown, administration hopes for peaceful Friday prayers
The first test of the effect of withdrawing special status from Jammu and Kashmir will be witnessed on Friday, and the administration clearly doesn't want to fail.
28 Jul 2019
Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video
While many of us would admit to stocking up on hotel freebies (toiletries and all), an Indian family staying at a hotel in Bali, Indonesia, went a bit too far.
12 Jun 2019
Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine
If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.
04 Apr 2019
#CareerBytes: Unconventional, high-paying jobs you can get after Class-12
After Class-12, most students opt to pursue higher studies as per their interest.
10 Mar 2019
14.9 million jobs created per annum in MSME sector: Survey
Confederation of Indian Industry conducted a survey recently, in which it found out that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has created 13.5-14.9 million new jobs per annum over the past four years, at annual compounded growth rate of 3.3%.
09 Mar 2019
VP Naidu meets Costa Rica President, discusses issues including terrorism
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has met President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada and held "fruitful" discussions on a range of issues, including cross border terrorism, and new areas of collaboration that hold potential to boost the bilateral ties.
28 Feb 2019
Don't do drugs, drink feni in music fests: Goa minister
Last week, the Goa government gave its nod for Sunburn's Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival after a three-year hiatus.
23 Feb 2019
Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March
Five months after the world's tallest statue, the Statue of Unity, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Railways is set to launch a special train service for tourists visiting the statue from March 4.
20 Feb 2019
Sunburn festival returns to Goa after three-long years
The Goa government has given its approval for holding the Sunburn Klassique electronic dance and music (EDM) festival in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said today.
19 Feb 2019
Now, tour Goa using these eco-friendly bicycles
In India, Goa is known to be one of the most preferred places for touring.
07 Feb 2019
Goa: Exchange cigarette butts for free beer at this shack
Goa, a go-to place for many, sees an inflow of 7L tourists every year.
07 Feb 2019
Iconic nude woman's statue in Kerala might get bronze plating
Kerala, known as God's own country, is also home to an iconic naked female statue, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the state.
27 Jan 2019
Country's second tulip garden to be built in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand's first tulip garden will come up over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs. 50cr.
11 Jan 2019
Tea-seller and globetrotter: Story of a 70-year-old Keralite couple
If you think you are too broke to travel the world, you might want to take some tips from this Keralite couple who has traveled to 23 countries just by selling tea and coffee.
10 Jan 2019
Heavy snowfall leaves 150 stranded in Sikkim, rescued by Army
The Indian Army has rescued 150 tourists stranded in north Sikkim due to heavy snowfall, an official said today.
09 Jan 2019
Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.
08 Jan 2019
#Kumbh2019: Jobs which will be generated by Prayagraj Kumbh Mela
The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. The Ardh Kumbh Mela or Kumbh 2019, to be held in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj (Allahabad), is expected to be much bigger this year.
29 Dec 2018
Snowfall blocks roads, Army rescues 1,500+ stranded tourists in Sikkim
The Indian Army has rescued over 1,500 tourists near the 17th Mile in East Sikkim, close to the India-China border, who were stranded following heavy snowfall.
29 Dec 2018
Jharkhand government building 'Santhal village' to draw more tourists
Buoyed by the increase in tourist footfall over the recent years, the Jharkhand government is building a 'Santhal village' in East Singhbhum district to promote the lifestyle and traditions of the community.
26 Dec 2018
Taiwan: 152 Vietnamese tourists 'disappear' during holiday; search is on
Taiwanese authorities have commenced a search for 152 Vietnamese tourists who arrived with tourist visas last week, and have since gone missing.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
21 Dec 2018
Winter is Coming: Baramulla-Banihal train-ride will remind you of 'GoT'
'Winter Is Coming' - these three words bring images of the snow-covered land of Winterfell from the popular HBO series Game of Thrones, in our heads.
10 Dec 2018
Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
09 Dec 2018
After Japan, India starts Visa-on-arrival for South Korean nationals
India has started granting visa on arrival to South Korean nationals, a move that is expected to boost inflow of tourists and business visitors, officials said today.
02 Dec 2018
Tourists to enjoy Railways' first hop-on-hop-off service on Kalka-Shimla route
A train journey in the hilly areas makes the moments memorable. The new service by Indian Railways will give another level of excitement to tourists visiting Shimla.
25 Nov 2018
ASI monuments to remain open till 9PM? Government plans so
Almost 4,000 historical sites under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) may have to junk their "closed-after-the-sunset" dictum and remain open for visitors till 9 pm, if a blueprint being prepared by the Ministry of Culture sees the light of day.
23 Nov 2018
Master Plan to develop Gulmarg as ace tourist destination approved
Battling encroachment, haphazard construction, and deforestation, the picturesque town of Gulmarg will be developed into an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable tourist destination, the Gulmarg Master Plan-2032, approved by the Jammu and Kashmir government, has envisaged.
17 Nov 2018
Snowfall effect: Temperature falls below freezing point, Himachal shivers
Cold wave in Keylong of tribal Lahaul and Spiti district intensified today as the night temperature fell further, especially in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh, after the recent snowfall, the meteorological department said.
16 Nov 2018
No major New-Year event planned, Goa government might reconsider fee
With no big-ticket entertainment event scheduled for New Year in Goa, the state government today said it could reconsider the fees levied on them in case organizers sought a reduction.
11 Nov 2018
Manipur CM talks about state becoming an ideal tourist destination
Manipur is trying to firmly position itself on the tourism map of the country, riding on the picturesque beauty of its lush-green valleys and forested hills, along with the annual Sangai Festival which showcases the state's rich tradition to the world.
10 Nov 2018
Goa to have no EDM festival this year?
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said no organizer has approached the government to conduct the electronic, dance and music (EDM) festival this year.
30 Oct 2018
Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue
Planning for a November vacation to Sikkim? Be sure to check out the 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, touted to be the world's tallest figurine of the Tibetan-Buddhist deity.
28 Oct 2018
Attention Nature-Lovers! You can now visit this uninhabited Odisha island
Nature lovers now have a reason to rejoice as the Odisha government has prepped up the idyllic Habelikhati Island at Bhitarkanika National Park (BNP) for "eco-tourism".