Travel & Food

After Bengal and Odisha, now Tamil Nadu and Karnataka stir ‘sweet wars’ over Mysore pak

After Bengal and Odisha, now Tamil Nadu and Karnataka stir ‘sweet wars’ over Mysore pak

Remember the school times when kids used to fight with other kids over tiffin? We guess yes! Now do you remember when Bengal and Odisha were locking horns over the....

48-feet long 'world's oldest' Buddha statue unearthed in Pakistan

48-feet long 'world's oldest' Buddha statue unearthed in Pakistan

A centuries-old "sleeping Buddha" statue has been unearthed during excavations near Bhamala Stupa in Haripur district of Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology And Museums Director Abdul Samad told Dawn....

Rasogolla sales in Bengal up by 25% after Geographical Indication tag

Rasogolla sales in Bengal up by 25% after Geographical Indication tag

Rasogolla sales in West Bengal have shot up by around 25% after the state secured a Geographical Indication (GI) tag for "Banglar Rasogolla", a body of sweetmeats makers said on....

World Diabetes Day 2017: Best food items for diabetics

World Diabetes Day 2017: Best food items for diabetics

The world is observing November 14 as World Diabetes Day, a disease which people have when their blood sugar (blood glucose) becomes too high. Blood glucose is the main of....

Rosogolla

Sweet news! Bengal granted Geographical Indication status for Rosogolla, says Mamata Banerjee

In a unconventional development, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday awarded Sweet Geographical Status (GI) status for Rosogolla. Mamata Banerjee took to her Twitter account to share the new....

Andhra's Araku Valley to host Hot Air Balloon Festival

Andhra's Araku Valley to host Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Araku valley near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh is all set to host the first edition of its Hot Air Balloon Festival. Starting Tuesday, the three-day-long event will see participation....

No Stilettos in the Himalaya : A journey of 10k kms, 2 woman and a strong feminist punch

No Stilettos in the Himalayas: A journey of 10k kms, 2 woman and a strong feminist punch

Travelogues are always interesting: A new place seen through another's eyes, sharing someone else's experiences and, in this case, following a two-woman team's trips spread over 10,000 km. A journey....

Rejoice air travellers! AirAsia offers base fare at Rs 99 for domestic travel and Rs 444 for international travel

Rejoice air travellers! AirAsia offers base fare at Rs 99 for domestic travel and Rs 444 for international travel

We have got some great news for air passengers as budget airline AirAsia India is offering flights at a starting base price of Rs 99 for domestic destinations and Rs....

Mumbai to Goa ferry service to be started in first week of December

Mumbai to Goa ferry service to be started in first week of December

The much-awaited Mumbai to Goa ferry service is all set to be restarted after 13 years. The ferry service will be started from the first week of December. Earlier, this....

Iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum opens to public

Iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum opens to public

The much-awaited and iconic Louvre Abu Dhabi museum opened its doors to the public on Saturday and euphoric residents made a beeline to get the first glimpse of the Jean....

Researchers develop 'Golden' potato to boost Vitamins A, E

Researchers develop 'Golden' potato to boost Vitamins A, E

Researchers have developed an experimental "golden" potato with potential to boost levels of essential vitamins to prevent disease among population in developing countries that rely heavily upon the starchy food.....

Scared of deteriorating Delhi air? Here are a few getaways to escape the smog

Scared of deteriorating Delhi air? Here are a few getaways to escape the smog

Delhi, which was once the place where people from across the world use to visit and leave while boasting about its soundness and tranquillity. However, the times have changed now....