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Tick-tock of Big Ben to stop for several months!

Refurbishment work began on Saturday on London's Elizabeth Tower, also popularly known as Big Ben. It is estimated that the work will last 3 years, the biggest repair job on....

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13 ancient tombs found in Tibet

Archaeologists have found 13 tombs, estimated to be between 1,800 and 2,700 years old, in Bomi county of Tibet region. The tombs were discovered by construction workers during a road....

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Delhi to host fashion carnival soon

From baseball jacket to tuxedo to women wear, men and women's wear will be on full display as Delhi is set to celebrate the culture and spirit of fashion. Fashion....

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IndiGo adds 35 new flights in summer schedule

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said it has introduced 35 new flights in its summer schedule, which will be operational during April and May. "Effective April and May, IndiGo....

Mahindra introduces Limited Edition Scorpio Adventure

Home-grown automaker Mahindra has introduced the Scorpio Adventure Limited Edition in India. It is available with either a 2WD (two-wheel-drive) or a 4WD (four-wheel-drive) system. While the former is priced....

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Kashmir: Asia’s largest Tulip Garden opens for visitors

One of the major tourist attractions of Kashmir Valley and Asia’s largest Tulip Garden was opened for visitors on Saturday. Located in the foothills of the Zabarwan Mountains on the....

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Belt and Road music festival opens in China

The three-week Belt and Road International Music Festival began in China's Shenzhen's city on Saturday. More than 700 musicians of 12 art-troupes from nearly 30 countries and regions will stage....

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The irreducible bond between photography and memories

In today's digital world, where phones and sharing platforms have revolutionised the speed at which we transform the present into the past, we must ask whether photography has, in fact,....

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Experience Odisha through Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

What does British singing sensation Ed Sheeran have to do with tourism in Odisha? A lot, if an Odissi cover of Sheeran's chartbuster "Shape of You" is to be seen....

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Crafts Museum comes alive with Aneeth Arora’s travel diaries

The capital's famous Crafts Museum turned into a fashion show venue with designer Aneeth Arora's interpretation of Travel Diaries with live music for Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017.....

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Navras festival: Theatre, music, art under one roof at Jawahar Kala Kendra

Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) in the Pink City is all set to play host to the second edition of its performing arts festival, Navras and bring together some ethereal elements....

Sri Lanka wins ‘Most Popular Tourism Destination Award’

Sri Lanka won the "Most Popular Tourism Destination Award" at the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) in China, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday. The island nation....

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Foreign tourist visits up by 16.5% in January 2017

The number of foreign tourists in India increased by 16.5 per cent in January 2017 as compared to the corresponding month last year. Similarly, Domestic Tourist Visits (DTVs) registered an....

Over 2,000 musicians perform for deities’ gathering in Himachal

In a record of sorts for this Himachal Pradesh town, on Sunday over 2,000 musicians played the traditional 'bajantri' at the same point of time, an official said. The performance....

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Odisha to formulate Southeast Asia tourism policy

The Odisha government is planning to formulate a policy to promote tour packages to Southeast Asia in collaboration with airlines operator AirAsia. The issue was discussed at the Tourism Advisory....

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7-day Khajuraho Dance Festival to begin from Monday

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is set to kick off at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh from Monday. The routine light and sound show will not take place during the seven-day festival.....

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Delights from the coast of Italy to the heart of Delhi

An authentic Italian experience with a handcrafted menu featuring signature dishes by Michelin star Chef Riccardo Sculli is all set to win over food connoisseur's in the capital. This menu....

International vintage car rally kicks off

The 'International Vintage Car Rally and Concours Show', that celebrates the spirit of heritage motoring, got off to a start at India Gate here on Friday with a display of....

Stage set for first edition of Agra Music Festival

Here is a chance for the music lovers to unite at the city of the Taj which is all set to play host to the first edition of the Agra....

Udaipur Music Festival kicks-off with Kailash Kher’s Sufi rendition

Known for his Sufi renditions, popular Bollywood singer Kailash Kher and his Kailasha band will mesmerised the audience as the second edition of the Udaipur World Music Festival kicked-off here....

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Manali skiers claim to have built India's first igloo

At first glance, it looks like a Mexican shack seen in movies about the Wild West. Then you realise it's made out of snow blocks. Welcome to what is claimed....

Watch: Ex-President Obama showing Richard Branson ‘who’s the boss’ in kitesurfing

The 44th US President, Barack Obama, post his president-ship is clearly having the time of his life, engaging in exciting water-sports with his billionaire friend Richard Branson at British Virgin....

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launches first phase of station redevelopment programme

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday launched the first phase of station redevelopment programme for 23 major railway stations across the country. As part of the programme, the Railways will....

Free wifi zones to be set up at Everest base camp

In order to promote tourism and provide easy flow of information during disasters, the Nepal government on Wednesday said free wifi zones would be set up on the Lukla-Everest Base....

International photography festival returns to Jaipur

The second edition of the international travel photography festival 'JaipurPhoto' will begin in the Rajasthan capital city on February 24. Organised by Orange Cat Productions in collaboration with Rajasthan's Department....

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Video on Arunachal’s Kro-Cheykor festival wins tourism film award

A community-based video that captures the intriguing Kro-Cheykor festival of Arunachal Pradesh's Sherdukpen tribe has bagged the honour for the best tourism film in the state's tourism awards. The 14-minute....

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'Special tourism zones to come up in 2017-18'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that the government will develop five special tourism zones in the next financial year. "Tourism is a big employment generator and has a....

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In a first greater flamingos spotted in Pong Dam wetlands

More than 125,000 birds of 93 species have been spotted in Himachal Pradesh's Pong Dam wetlands. Among them, greater flamingos, a common migratory species in India's coastal areas, have been....

MoS Home Kiren Rijiju lays foundation for integrated check-post at Dawki

Dawki: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a Rs 92.34 crore integrated check-post (ICP) at the India-Bangladesh international border here in Meghalaya....

Gypsy Travel Festival to begin on Saturday

Mumbai: The first edition of the travel festival Gypsy Travel Festival 2017 is set to enthrall Mumbaikars starting on January 28.   The two-day festival, which is being hosted by....