Travel & Food

40,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in three days

Jammu: Since its beginning on July 2, 40,000 pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra as another batch of 1,924 pilgrims left Jammu for the Valley on Tuesday.   An official....

Global Peace Index names Iceland as world’s safest vacation spot

London: Iceland can be an ideal destination for your next holiday as it has been named as the world's safest vacation spot.   Based on the recently released Global Peace....

Conde Nast Traveler rates Taj as one of 50 most beautiful places in Asia

Hanoi: The Taj Mahal in India is among the 50 most beautiful places in Asia, according to Conde Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine.   The 17th-century Taj, built entirely in marble....

After Panna now Ranthambore — another tigress found dead

Jaipur: A tigress was found dead in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, on Saturday morning.   "The body of T-11, who is around 11 years old, was....

‘Rajmarg’ villages to soon dot highways around the country

New Delhi: Travelling on the highways is set to be a smoother and more interesting affair -- a la 'Rajmarg villages' based on the concept of rest areas will soon....

Delhi: Fortnight-long mango fair begins at Handloom Haat in Connaught Place

  New Delhi: To provide a tasty and juicy treat to the connoisseurs of the national capital during the scorching summer, the West Bengal government on Thursday launched its "Mango....

Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016

Phnom Penh: The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016.   Some 30 countries joined the competition for the....

These gorgeous weekend getaways will set your spirit free

New Delhi: The best way to beat the summers is to travel to a beautiful destination you have been longing for years to go.   In order to save your....

Tigress T-5 found dead in Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

  Panna: Tigress T-5 was found dead with injuries on her body in Madhya Pradesh's Panna Tiger Reserve on Saturday.   According to the Tiger Reserve administration, injuries on her....

How a remote hill village became centre of artistic transformation

Gunehar (Himachal Pradesh): A remote village in the picturesque Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is experiencing its brush with contemporary art.   With artistes of international repute being in residence....

Tiger Express launched; Suresh Prabhu promises more such tourist circuits

New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Sunday and promised more such....

Domestic tourism ruining Goa’s international destination tag

Panaji: Increased inflow of domestic tourists is ruining Goa's reputation as an international tourism destination, a top travel and tourism industry official said, adding that the coastal state needed to....