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Virgin Hyperloop One project

Virgin Hyperloop One to cover the distance of Mumbai-Pune in just 35 Minutes; Take a look on the details

India has finally approved the world's first Virgin Hyperloop One project, said reports. This project is going to help the passengers to reach from Pune to Mumbai in just 35....

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iTV Network honours top food connoisseurs at The Sunday Guardian-NewsX Food & Beverage Awards 2019

iTV Network honours top food connoisseurs at The Sunday Guardian-NewsX Food & Beverage Awards 2019: To honour and celebrate the culinary excellence in the business of food and beverage sector,....

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Kumbh Mela 2019: Air India announces new flights to Allahabad, here's all you need to know

Air India on Friday announced new flights to Prayagraj (Allahabad) from Delhi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad keeping in mind the rush which Kumbh Mela 2019 is going to bring to the....

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Merry Christmas: 10 delicious mouth-watering dishes to serve on Christmas bash

Finally, the most-awaited festival of the year Christmas is here. The festival is celebrated across the world with a lot of excitement and enthusiasm on December 25. The festival is....

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IRCTC Bumper Offer: Now travel entire Goa at just Rs 400 per day, more details inside

IRCTC Goa Package offer: Where are you planning to celebrate your New Year 2019? Well, let me tell you that Goa is one of the best places to do it.....

NewsX organises its first food conclave, Chitrangda Singh, royal chefs grace the occasion

NewsX organises its first food conclave, Chitrangda Singh, royal chefs grace the occasion

NewsX on Friday organised its first ever food conclave, to celebrate the taste of India, in New Delhi. The event witnessed chefs and food lovers from different parts of the....

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Starbucks drags Indian coffee shop chain 'Sardarbaksh' to court, here's what happened

An Indian coffee shop chain - SardarBuksh - on Friday finally accepted defeat in a legal lawsuit filed against it by American coffeehouse giant Starbucks and decided to change its....

Kerala is open! Luggage company ad beseeches tourists to brace God's Own Country again, watch video

Kerala is open! Luggage company ad beseeches tourists to revisit God's Own Country, watch video

Kerala suffered the wrath of nature in the past couple of months with unrelenting rain flooding majority land of the state but the testing times are over and God's own....

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How Uber in India is cheating the customers

Uber is one of the biggest taxi service giants in the world. They may be known as a taxi service giant, but when it comes to addressing legal problems and....

Relive the Ramayana! Indian Railways to launch special train, Sri Ramayana Express

Re-live the Ramayana! Indian Railways to launch special train, Sri Ramayana Express

In what could be perceived as an attempt to bring people a little closer to their ancient times, the Indian Railways has recently announced a launch of a new train,....

World Chocolate Day: 5 best chocolate GIFs that make you drool!

World Chocolate Day: 5 best chocolate GIFs that will make you drool!

World Chocolate is annually celebrated on Saturday, July 7, the day is sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day. Milk, white, dark, the choices of chocolates are overwhelming. But as....

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Why single malt whisky clubs are on the rise in India

These small groups gather over weekends and engage in sharing experiences and information, and indulging in tasting exquisite single malts. Welcome to these new age single malt whisky clubs that....

Celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain, dead in apparent suicide at 61

Celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain, dead in apparent suicide at 61

The host of food-and-travel-focused show Parts Unknown died at 61 early Friday morning. Celebrity chef and CNN host Anthony Bourdain was found unresponsive in this hotel room in France by....

Delhi Metro smart cards can be used in DTC and cluster service buses from July

Delhi Metro's smart cards can be used in DTC and cluster service buses from July

A common mobility card provides an integrated ticketing system for different modes of public transport. for which the Transport Department has been in process to enable use of Delhi Metro....

Brazil to have world’s first sex-themed park soon

Brazil to have world’s first sex-themed park soon

The world's first erotic, sex-themed part is about to open soon for the general public but only the adults. Situated in Brazil, the place will be called Eroticaland. The erotic....

Belgium is a prime destination for food lovers reveals this Belgian Chef

Belgium is a prime destination for food lovers reveals this Belgian chef

He came to Chennai, India, on a mission to introduce people from India to the exquisite cuisine from India and they couldn’t get enough. Chef Vincent Tibau literally cooked up....

By 2020 Britain's Costa Coffee will recycle 500 million coffee cups

By 2020 Britain's Costa Coffee will recycle 500 million coffee cups

Britain's Costa Coffee has given an assurance to recycle half a billion coffee cups by the end of the year 2020, according to reports by Reuters in London. The coffee....

Move over cafes, here are the 5 must-try filter kaapi places in Chennai

Move over cafes, here are 5 must-try filter kaapi places in Chennai

As you walk into Sangeetha in R A Puram in Chennai, the aroma of coffee hits your senses and wakes you up with a jolt. While there are some busy....

Want a summer adventure? Here are 5 sports to try in India!

Want a summer adventure? Here are 5 sports to try in India!

So it's finally summer and time to chill out. If you not looking to travel abroad for a holiday, why not look at an adventurous holiday in India that will....

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8 top reasons to visit Iceland

What comes to your mind when you think of Iceland? For most people, it's extremely cold weather but for the adventurous, it's the Northern Lights. Today, Iceland as a holiday....

Solo woman travel: Five things you MUST do

5 things every solo woman traveller MUST do

As a woman, you may not be comfortable travelling alone. But believe me, once you take your first solo vacation, you'll be yearning for more. Not only do you have....

Travel: 10 must-do things in New Zealand

Travel: 10 must-do things in New Zealand

Travel: 10 must-do things in New Zealand Going to the land of the Kiwis is pretty exciting for anyone but you must have a list of places to see and....

Top 5 off-beat cities to visit in Europe this summer

Top 5 off-beat cities to visit in Europe this summer

As exams get over and schools and colleges shut down for the summer, the big question is where to head for a vacation. Many people are now exploring Europe during....

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‘Bikini airline’ VietJet to start direct flights between India-Vietnam from mid-2018

The VietJet airlines which operate in Vietnam took the modern day air service game too far when they introduced the concept of having bikini-clad women on flights. The airline has....

Chaitra Navratri 2018: What to eat during 9-days of Navratri fast

Chaitra Navratri 2018: What to eat during 9-days of Navratri fast

As the Chaitra Navratri begins from March 18th, which will also be the beginning of Hindu New Year. On this auspicious occasion, 9 forms of Mother Durga are worshipped. Navratri....

Food lovers gear up for 3-day Horn Ok Please food festival at JLN stadium, New Delhi

Food lovers gear up for 3-day Horn Ok Please food festival in the national capital

Here comes a good news for food lovers. The three-day long exquisite food festival will start from March 9, Friday, at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Delhi with delicious food items with....

Coca-Cola set to launch its first ever alcoholic drink this year

Coca-Cola set to launch its first ever alcoholic drink this year

After being the pet beverage for over billions of people across the globe, the soft drink giant, Coca-Cola is all set to launch is first ever alcoholic drink. Taking a....

India's first ever heli-taxi service starts in Bengaluru; passengers enjoy aerial views on maiden flight

India's first ever heli-taxi service starts in Bengaluru; passengers enjoy aerial views on maiden flight

Kochi-based Thumby Aviation Private Limited launched the first ever helicopter taxi service today on March 6. The helicopter taxi service will connect a number of locations to Kempegowda International Airport.....

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Big Cheese Festival runs out of cheese; apologises to visitors

Cheese lover? We are sure you must be aware of the Big Cheese Festival which took place at Hove Lawns in East Sussex, UK. The biggest cheese market in England....

India's hidden gem: 10 reasons to pack your bags and visit Meghalaya

India's hidden gem: 10 reasons to pack your bags and visit Meghalaya

Meghalaya, which means abode of clouds is a very small hilly state, covered intensely with dense forest. The beautiful state is bounded to the north by Assam and by Bangladesh....

Holi 2018: 7 destinations you can explore this extended weekend

Holi 2018: 7 destinations you can explore this extended Holi weekend

With the festival of colours, Holi right around the corner, on this long festive weekend here are some amazing destinations that one can visit to create some unforgettable memories. These....

Enjoy Maha Shivratri 2018 with these bhang recipes!

Enjoy Maha Shivratri 2018 with these bhang recipes!

Today on February 13, the nation celebrates one of the biggest Hindu festival — Maha Shivaratri. The devotees of Lord Shiva indulge in the festivities of Maha Shivratri that that....

PM in UAE: Modi not a fussy eater, cooking for him a pleasure; says chef Sanjeev Kapoor

PM in UAE: Modi not a fussy eater, cooking for him a pleasure; says chef Sanjeev Kapoor

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is open to experimenting with food and is not a fussy eater, said popular chef Sanjeev Kapoor who was in the UAE to cook for....

Warm winter may thaw skiing industry in Scotland, Europe: Report

Warm winter may thaw skiing industry in Scotland, Europe: Report

The Scottish skiing industry could collapse within as little as 50 years as winters become too mild for regular snowfall, a new international report warns. Continuous decreases in snow cover....

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....

Saudi Arabia allows Air India flights airspace to fly to Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu

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....

IAF strike Pakistan live updates: Air traffic along LoC suspended, Pakistan blocks its entire airspace

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....

Let's make Christmas more delightful with these mouth-watering desserts

Let's make Christmas more delightful with these mouth-watering desserts

Christmas is just around the corner. The festival calls for a grand celebration time marked with Christmas trees decked with lights and ornaments, dressing up and of course amazing delicacies.....

Nahargarh Fort turns into a contemporary art gallery.

Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort turns host for contemporary art

Basking in the glory of Rajput history, the iconic Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur has always remained a favourite among the tourists. Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734....

Chicken Biryani the most ordered food item in 2017

Chicken Biryani most ordered food item in 2017

India has witnessed a growing appetite for both domestic and international cuisine in 2017 but majority of them stayed indigenous as desi dishes topped the list of most ordered food....

Chef Hari Nayak says South Indian cuisine much underrated, not just about dosas and idlis

Chef Hari Nayak says South Indian cuisine much underrated, not just about dosas and idlis

South Indian cuisine is "much underrated" and goes much beyond idlis and dosas, says New York-based Indian chef Hari Nayak, who he is also working hard to dispel misconceptions about....

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Motorcyclists more prone to accidents on nights with a full moon

While traveling, the destination is obviously of utmost importance but one can't downplay the safety aspect. A recent study has predicted that under a full moon the risk of having....

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed following landslides; Kashmir Valley freezes at sub-zero temperatures

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed following landslides; Kashmir Valley freezes at sub-zero temperatures

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the third consecutive day on Wednesday due to multiple landslides in Ramban district, a traffic official said. "Snow clearance operation in Bannihal....

Culture of 'bun, tea' made Papparoti open doors to India

Culture of 'bun, tea' made Papparoti open doors to India

With cafes in over 32 countries from Malaysia to Australia and Dubai, International coffee chain Papparoti has now opened doors in Mumbai and according to the spokesperson; the huge potential....

Northeast's tourism hurdles will end, says tourism minister Alphons

Northeast's tourism hurdles will end, says tourism minister Alphons

Union Minister of State for Tourism KJ Alphons on Tuesday assured that he will take up at the proper level the issue of northeastern states being kept as Level II....

Indians love Goa, Italy for gastronomic holidays, reveals survey

Indians love Goa, Italy for gastronomic holidays, reveals survey

Goa and Italy are on top of the mind for Indians when they plan gastronomic holidays, reveals a survey. The finding is part of travel site TripAdvisor's second edition of....

Australia lifts travel ban to Raqqa; no longer under control of IS forces

Australia lifts travel ban to Raqqa; no longer under control of IS forces

The Syrian city of Raqqa is no longer under the control of Islamic State (IS) forces, the Australian Foreign Minister confirmed on Wednesday, paving the way for the countrymen to....

Maggi in ‘soup’? Nestle faces Rs 62 lakh fine after failing lab test in Uttar Pradesh

Maggi in ‘soup’? Nestle faces Rs 62 lakh fine after failing lab test in Uttar Pradesh

The '2-minute noodles', Nestle’s Maggi seems to be caught up in a 'soup' again. The famous and much-loved Maggi noodles have again failed to pass the lab test. Failing to....

Chandigarh hovers at 9 degrees Celsius, colder than the ‘queen of hills’-Shimla

Chandigarh hovers at 9 degrees Celsius, colder than the ‘queen of hills’-Shimla

Chandigarh and the Sikh holy city of Amritsar in Punjab were on Saturday colder than the 'Queen of Hills' - Shimla. Likewise, many places in the plains of north India....

West Bengal celebrates GI tag to 'Banglar Rasogolla' with World's biggest Rasogolla

West Bengal celebrates GI tag to Banglar rasogolla with world's biggest rasogolla

Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for ‘Banglar Rasogolla’, two self-help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert, which....

MasterChef Australia 2015 winner Billie McKay finds Indian chefs 'almost obsessive'

MasterChef Australia 2015 winner Billie McKay finds Indian chefs 'almost obsessive'

'MasterChef Australia' 2015 winner Billie McKay had a chance to work with some of her Indian counterparts, and she found them almost obsessive. "It's my first time here (in India).....

138-km double railway line between Bengaluru-Mysuru opened for traffic

138-km double railway line between Bengaluru-Mysuru opened for traffic

The 138-km double railway line between Bengaluru and Mysuru in southern Karnataka was opened for traffic, an official said. "Completion of the 1.7 km stretch at Srirangapatna has enabled us....

With ferries Goa can be modelled after Venice

With ferries Goa can be modelled after Venice

Goa has the potential to become the Venice of the East if it taps its intricate network of inland waterways for commuting, suggests Rajiv Somani, chairman and managing director of....

Creating curried cultures; Indian Food in the age of globalisation

Effects of globalisation: Chronicling the transformation of Indian food

Though its origin isn't exactly Indian, chicken tikka masala has strangely epitomised Indian food across the world, and has remained a hackneyed icon. Despite having a huge history of food....

SC stays NGT order on opening new routes to Vaishno Devi temple

SC stays NGT order on opening new routes to Vaishno Devi temple

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunals (NGT) order to direct the Vaishno Devi temple authorities to open a new approach road for use by pedestrians and....

Be at peace in the lap of Oman's luxury resorts

Be at peace in the lap of Oman's luxury resorts

Bored of the humdrum of life? Desire to visit a peaceful holiday destination? The pictorial landscapes, exotic beaches and superlative hospitality of the luxury resorts in Oman can be a....

After Airports, ITDC Duty-free outlets to open at Seaports by 2020

After airports, ITDC duty-free outlets to open at seaports by 2020

Moving out of airports due to stiff competition from private players, the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is making a gradual comeback with duty-free outlets at seaports. Currently operating....

Fostering new flavours in India

Fostering new flavours in India

When we say ‘ajinomoto’, what comes to mind is a flavour-enhancer that people have mixed opinions about. But as we speak to Atsushi Mishuku, Managing Director of Ajinomoto India, we....

Entry to Chittorgarh Fort closed in protest against film Padmavati

Entry to Chittorgarh Fort closed in protest against film Padmavati

Entry to the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan was closed on Friday in protest against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie ‘Padmavati’, which many claim have distorted historical facts. "We have....

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....

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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....

Food Truck Festival Mania in New Delhi

Food Truck Festival Mania in New Delhi

It's November and sweet, chilly winters are slowly creeping in the national capital of New Delhi. Soon it'll be kind of a hibernation period for a lot of us, at....

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum set to open for public on Nov 11

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum set to open for public on Nov 11

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum will open to public on Saturday to present its galleries and hundreds of pieces of art, the authorities confirmed on Tuesday. Designed by French architect Jean....