Travel & Food

The iconic Howrah Bridge celebrates 75th anniversary

Howrah Bridge, the gateway to Kolkata turns 75! Here are some interesting facts of the iconic structure

The British-era Howrah Bridge, that serves as a crucial gateway to the city that ferries one lakh-plus vehicles and over 1.5 lakh pedestrians daily, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. It....

Arunachal Pradesh: Dibang Valley to be highest site for tiger census 2018

Arunachal Pradesh: Dibang Valley to be highest site for tiger census 2018

Held every four years, the All India Tiger Estimation-2018, in a first, will scale the height of 3,200 meters in Arunachal Pradesh's Dibang Valley bordering China to scientifically assess the....

Dubai airport retains position as world's No. 1 for international passengers

Dubai airport retains position as world's No. 1 for international passengers

Leaving behind world's international airports, Dubai airport has retained the top position among international airport by being the busiest for international passengers in 2017. This is the fourth consecutive time....

Travelling by air cheaper than taking an autorickshaw today: MoS Jayant Sinha

Travelling by air cheaper than taking an autorickshaw today: MoS Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha raised eyebrows on Saturday while lauding the strides airline industry has made over the years in India. Sinha claimed that air travel....

Budget 2018: People wearing Hawai Chappal will be able to use Hawai Jahaj, says FM Arun Jaitley

Budget 2018: People wearing Hawai Chappal will be able to use Hawai Jahaj, says FM Arun Jaitley

As the Union Budget 2018 is being presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the government on Wednesday announced while aspiring a major move to promote and develop the aviation....

Viral! Disgusting video shows maggots crawling inside Burger Kings's burger

Viral! Disgusting video shows maggots crawling inside Burger King's burger

We all love burgers, don't we? How about one from the Burger King? It’s certainly one of the hottest and most trusted brands when it comes to affordable and tasty....

Meet the Queen of Moplah cuisine: Abida Rasheed!

Meet the Queen of Moplah cuisine — Abida Rasheed!

When she talks about food, you can see how passionate she is as she describes every aspect of the vessels and ingredients to the methods and taste. Meet Abida Rasheed....

Indians prefer foreign shores for long weekend getaways

Indians prefer foreign shores for long weekend getaways

With almost 15 long weekends lined up this year, Indian travel enthusiasts are making the most of the chance to explore international over domestic destinations, according to a research. A....

Royal Enfield Garage Cafe launched in Goa 5 reason why this cafe is a paradise for all Bullet fans

Royal Enfield Garage Cafe launched in Goa: 5 reasons why this bistro is a paradise for all Bullet fans!

The global leaders in mid-sized motorcycling segment and a true symbol which reflects motorcycling way of life as a brand, two wheeler giants Royal Enfield have finally opened their much....

Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Amira, a housewife belonging to the Druze community, is busy chopping vegetables in her home in Dalyat el Carmel, a serene and quaint town in the Carmel mountains near Israel's....

India sets new record with 1 crore foreign tourists visit in 2017; earns $27 billion

India sets new record with 1 crore foreign tourists visit in 2017; earns $27 billion

Well, the Indian tourism has seen an exponential rise in the end of the year 2017. With one crore foreign tourist visited India in 2017, the country has earned around....

Top 10 things to do in the picturesque city of Prague

Top 10 things to do in the picturesque city of Prague

If you are a Bollywood fan, then you have seen Shah Rukh Khan romance Anushka Sharma in 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' as did Ranbir Kapoor with Nargis Fakhri in 'Rockstar'....

AirAsia India offers tickets to 7 cities at base fare of Rs 99; check out all the details here

AirAsia India offers tickets to 7 cities at base fare of Rs 99; check out all the details here

Low-cost carrier AirAsia India announced on Sunday that it will be flying passengers to seven domestic routes at a mere base fare of Rs 99 from Monday. "The promotional fares....

Padmaavat ban turns out to be a boon for Rajasthan Tourism!

Padmaavat ban a boon for Rajasthan Tourism!

The ban on the film Padmaavat in Rajasthan, it seems, is turning out to be a boon for tourism in the state. The Mewar region of the state -- home to....

Happy Lohri 2018: Five mouth-watering dishes to relish this Lohri

Happy Lohri 2018: Five mouth-watering dishes to relish this Lohri

Lohri is a Punjabi folk festival, celebrated primarily by Sikhs and Hindus from the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. Lohri is celebrated to mark the end of winter season....

Top 10 things to do in the beautiful city of Budapest

Top 10 things to do in the beautiful city of Budapest

This is one of the most magical cities in Eastern Europe that has thrown open its doors to tourists. Budapest is a city that is a melange of history, culture,....

Eating prawns, crabs and shrimps is haraam: Islamic outfit issues fatwa

Eating prawns, crabs and shrimps is haraam: Islamic outfit issues fatwa

Jamia Nizamia, one of the oldest Islamic seminaries in India, has drawn ire of sea food loving Muslims across the country after it issued a fatwa (decree) against prawns, shrimps....

Japanese restaurant owner pays over Rs 2 crores for a 405-kg bluefin tuna fish

Japanese restaurant owner pays over Rs 2 crores for a 405 kg bluefin tuna fish

In India, one can easily set up a high profile restaurant for £238,000 (INR 2,0436,313.60) but a Japanese restaurant owner has paid that amount to buy a prime bluefin tuna....

How to take the best solo vacations

How to take the best solo vacations

When I started to travel as a solo woman several years ago, people were shocked and then worried for my safety. Today, however, men and women taking solo vacations and....

Chocolate likely to get extinct by 2050; scientists working towards saving endangered cocoa plant

Chocolate likely to get extinct by 2050; scientists working towards saving endangered cocoa plant

With warmer global temperatures and dryer weather conditions threatening the survival of the fragile cocoa plant, which could see chocolate disappear by as early as 2050, scientists are exploring the....

Here's how climate change could alter the taste of your wine

Here's how climate change could alter the taste of your wine

Although winegrowers seem reluctant to try new grape varieties apparently to protect the taste of the wines, new research suggests that they will ultimately have to give up on their....

'Winter Fest 2017' kicks off at Rajasthan's Mount Abu

'Winter Fest 2017' kicks off at Rajasthan's Mount Abu

The three-day annual "Winter Fest 2017" took off here with fanfare on Friday with the city coming alive with colourful cultural and folk performances as well as traditional sports activities....

On New Year's Eve, Kashmir is sold out

On New Year's Eve, Kashmir is sold out

New Year couldn't be likely to begin on a better note for the tourist industry of Kashmir. This world-famous ski resort was completely sold out Saturday as scores of tourists....

Nepal bans solo mountaineering on Mount Everest

Nepal bans solo mountaineering on Mount Everest

Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in an attempt to reduce accidents and make mountaineering safer. The new safety regulations also prohibit double amputee....

Tourists gear up for New Year in Himachal Pradesh

Tourists gear up for New Year in Himachal Pradesh

Tens of thousands of holidaymakers started gathering across resorts in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday to bid goodbye to 2017. Mellow sunshine and no snowfall will greet them at most of....

Masala Library offers to redo Indian traditional cuisines

Masala Library offers to redo Indian traditional cuisines

Have you ever felt like eating street snacks like jhal moori cookie or ghugni chaat at one of the top-rated restaurants in the country? The culinary offering at Masala Library,....

Happy New Year 2018: Top 10 Places in India for New Year 2018 celebrations

Top 10 Places in India for New Year 2018 celebrations

It’s time to say goodbye to 2017 and start 2018 afresh with beautiful, positive vibes and loads of blessings. From setting morning alarms to coming home late from work, hectic....

Why ban display of non-vegetarian food in South Delhi markets, ask social media users

South Delhi Corporations orders to cease the display of non-vegetarian food in open

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC) proposed a proposal ordering shopkeepers not to display non -vegetarian food in the open in order to maintain hygiene and to respect people’s sentiments as not....

Seychelles, Bali and Maldives top Google India search as international honeymoon destinations

Seychelles, Bali and Maldives top Google India search as international honeymoon destinations

Holiday-related queries increased by 27% in 2017 winter, with most of the people searching for 'luxury', 'honeymoon', and 'safari' destinations on Google Search, the company said on Wednesday. Seychelles, Maldives and....

Welcome to Haryana's big fat parantha challenge

Welcome to Haryana's big fat parantha challenge

Can you gobble down three paranthas weighing two kg each in 50 minutes flat? If you think you can, head for the Tapasya Parantha Junction on the Rohtak-Delhi bypass, about....