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Through the virgin woods: A road less travelled in the Mizo hills

Can discomfort be fun? Why not, if it propels an unmatched adrenaline rush as you lay your heart open to the benign indifference of nature? And where? In the virgin....

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Travellers in India at data theft risk; US based company Fire Eye issues warning

A Russian hacking group "APT28" is targeting the hospitality sector globally and the Indian hotels and resorts must have strong Wi-Fi security in place to safeguard travellers' data from being....

Tourists flock to Himachal for Independence-Day weekend

Tourist destinations across Himachal Pradesh are chock-a-block with holidaymakers, mainly from the north Indian plains, for the extended Independence Day weekend, starting Saturday. Many hotels and guesthouses in most of....

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Eggs containing pesticides found in 17 countries

Fifteen European Union countries plus Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the pesticide fipronil, the European Commission said on Friday. The countries that have received the eggs....

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Rise in Americans drinking more alcohol: Study

There was an 11 per cent overall increase in alcohol consumption among adults in the US between 2002 and 2012, a new study led by researchers of the National Institute....

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Delhi eateries to display toll-free number for complaints: Satyendar Jain

Soon, all eateries in Delhi will display a toll-free number, where people can complain about food adulteration, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said in the state assembly on Thursday. During question....

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Decoded: How tongue keeps its tastes right

Signals sent by tongue's taste cells prevent the brain from confusing between bitter and sweet tastes, a study has showed. Humans perceive taste through thousands of tiny sensory organs called....

Donald Trump's early childhood home available on Airbnb

Community-driven hospitality company Airbnb is offering visitors to rent out US President Donald Trump's early childhood home in Queens, New York, the media reported. The former Trump residence, located in....

Eating chocolate may provide relief from bowel disease

Consuming protein rich foods such as nuts, eggs, seeds, beans, poultry, yogurt, cheese and even chocolates may foster a more tolerant and less inflammatory gut environment, which could mean relief....

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Get your beer etiquette right

Love chugging beer? You can make the experience better by learning some beer manners like not offering a warm beer and not removing the foam away, say experts. Ramita Chaudhuri,....

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Goa Casinos could soon go cashless

Goa's popular but controversial casino industry could soon go cashless, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Thursday, saying the issue will be examined. "However, the issue will be examined as....

An eatery in Nepal steeped in the history of Mt Everest

It is a restaurant perhaps unlike any other in the world with its walls dotted with signatures of those who have scaled Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. Rum Doodle....

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Now book Ola ride from Zomato app

Ride-hailing app Ola and food delivery platform Zomato on Thursday announced a partnership in which users will be able to book an Ola ride to the restaurant from the Zomato....

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AI plans to reinvent its menu for international business class passengers

In a bid to lure more passengers, national passenger carrier Air India on Tuesday said that it will introduce a new menu for its international first and business class segments.....

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High-end ropeway project in Goa to promote tourism

Goa Tourism has tied up with a private operator to provide ropeway, zip-line and sky diving services near the state capital, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar told the state assembly on....

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Chicken biscuits, tulsi bars developed by DRDO

Various nutritious and protein-rich food items have been developed by the DRDO for security personnel deployed at high altitude and snow-bound areas, Parliament was informed on Friday. The major food....

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Travelling trends: Delhi prefers London, Mumbai likes Bali

To where do Indians like to travel -- from local destinations with the spontaneity of a wayfaring soul to distant ones on the well-planned relaxing, long vacations? Airbnb has shared....

Google Maps now gives you best time of day to travel

Google has quietly rolled out a feature in its Maps for Android users where they can see a graph on the best time to travel. Reportedly available in the US....

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Monsoon Gateway: Serenity to monasteries, open your arms for 'paragliding capital of India'

Imagine a morning like this -- pull aside the window curtains to witness the magnificent snow-capped Dhauladhar range standing tall and the surrounding hilltops covered by dark clouds; suddenly it....

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World Travel Awards: Sri Lanka named Asia's leading destination

Sri Lanka was named Asia's Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards Ceremony, the Tourism Ministry said here Thursday. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said the award was an important milestone....

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Indians prefer Bali, Krabi as monsoon getaway destination

When it comes to international destination, Bali and Krabi find top spot in the list for Indian travellers, say experts. In India, they prefer to go to Havelock and Kasol.....

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Kanyakumari: Dead end of Southern coastline of India

As I stand at the Land's end of the Indian subcontinent, I can see that the sun is ready to bid farewell to the clear sky. There is hardly any....

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Vistara starts Check-in at New Delhi Airport Metro Station

After Air India and Jet Airways, Vistara Airlines on Tuesday launched its check-in facility at the New Delhi Airport Metro Station, where passengers can have their luggage checked-in and collect....

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UNESCO declares Ahmedabad as India’s first world heritage city

UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, has declared Ahmedabad as a world heritage city, the first city in India to make it to the list. The decision was taken on Saturday....

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Air India launches Hyderabad-Washington flight

Air India on Saturday started a new flight connecting Washington with Hyderabad via Delhi. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, has announced....

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Flavours of eight northeast states on Delhi's platter

It's spring rolls, Thai curry and chowmein-free zone. Rosang, where spices and herbs are sourced from all the eight states of northeast India to acquaint foodies of the country's capital....

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No more McDonald's for Delhiites; 43 out of 55 outlets to remain closed

Some of the outlets of popular food chain restaurant 'McDonalds' in Delhi is expected to remain close. As many as 43 outlets out of the 55 existing outlets to remain....

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Uber launches UberEATS in Delhi NCR

Global ride-hailing service Uber on Wednesday launched its food delivery service app UberEATS in the Delhi-National Capital Region, starting with Gurugram. The UberEATS app is separate to the Uber app people....

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China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign ministries of both countries are in touch....

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Fusion food becomes a rage in India

International influences mixed with Indian flavours is something that is becoming big in India, say experts. "I feel there are a lot of things happening in the food and beverage....