Dubai undergoing transformation into Smart City

DUBAI: UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum declared on Saturday a project that will transform Dubai...

Love Jihad: From Illusory Slogan to Potent Weapon

By Ram Puniyani The country is yet to recover from the aftermath of Muzaffranagar violence (October 2013). This violence was engineered over a period of...

Vice President Hamid Ansari Releases ‘Delhi Human Development Report-2013’

New Delhi: The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has said that in any democracy, a government which exists by the sovereign will...

Tourism in Uttarakhand still to come out of flood shock

New Delhi: According to the State Government of Uttarakhand, the study undertaken by the PHD Chamber of Commerce of India (PHDCCI) reveals an estimated...

Discover Agra beyond the Taj – in electric rickshaws

By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April (IANS) The city of the Taj is now aiming to show visitors that there is much more to it than...

Darjeeling tourism optimistic despite Gorkhaland stir

By Mithun Dasgupta Darjeeling, (IANS) It has been a decent summer so far for north Bengal's tourism industry, one of the mainstays of the hill...

Goa hotels to start ‘animal farms’ to gobble up garbage

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, (IANS) Star hotels and resorts in Goa could soon have pigs, cows and poultry to gobble up their garbage generated in-house. Such...

Kashmir situation has improved, says Britain on advisory

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Britain has lifted its travel advisory to Jammu and Kashmir as there has been an "improvement in the situation...

Negotiating potholes in Agra to get to the Taj

By Brij Khandelwal Agra, (IANS) This year's monsoon has left most roads in Taj city Agra in shambles. Except for a few roads in Agra...

Tunnel between Jaipur tourist hotspots opens

Jaipur, (IANS) An eighteenth century tunnel connecting Amber Palace and Jaigarh Fort, two major attractions in Rajasthan's capital city, was inaugurated Sunday and thrown...

Poaching, illness killing peacocks near Delhi By S.P. Singh

By S.P. Singh Greater Noida, Aug 25 (IANS) Poaching and a mysterious disease are killing peacocks, India's national bird, in one of their richest habitats...

President, PM greet nation on Eid

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President M. Hamid Ansari Sunday greeted the nation on the...