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Worldhotels to expand presence in India

July 12th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Germany-based global hospitality major Worldhotels plans to expand its presence in India.Announcing its tie-up with four-star Golkonda Hotel here Wednesday, the company officials said they would ... Read more...

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Taj GVK net profit dips by 32 percent

April 30th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Taj GVK Hotels and Resorts Ltd, a joint venture between the GVK group and the Tata group's Indian Hotels Company Ltd, has reported a decline ... Read more...

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Three executed over fatal fire in China

March 29th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Three people responsible for a fire, in which 11 people were killed and two others badly injured in China's Jilin province last year, were executed Thursday, ... Read more...

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10 killed, 35 wounded in China hotel fire (Lead)

May 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 35 others injured in a hotel fire in China's Jilin Province early Sunday morning, Xinhua reported citing local authorities.Preliminary investigations revealed ... Read more...

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Goa’s former nudist beach to have 2014 Games Village

March 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) A one-time nudist beach in Goa is where the athletes and officials participating in the 2014 National Games will stay, a minister said Monday.Until ... Read more...

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Railway budget largesse to Kerala leaves LDF unimpressed

February 25th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) Poll-bound Kerala got a dozen new trains besides the long-demanded Sabari line in the railway budget Friday, but the ruling Left Front appeared dissatisfied.Close to a dozen stations ... Read more...

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Mulligan nursing her heart in a budget hotel

October 25th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan is not taking her split with beau, actor Shia LaBeouf, in the right spirit and is staying at a downmarket budget hotel in Hollywood, reports ... Read more...

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Carey Mulligan moves out of Shia LaBeouf’s house to stay in budget hotel

October 24th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan has apparently moved out of Shia LaBeouf's 1.8 million pounds home to live in a budget hotel.Mulligan has been staying in a 69 pounds-a-night ... Read more...

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No evidence against me: Charles Sobhraj

July 14th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) As his sensational seven-year battle against a three-decade-old murder conviction draws closer, Charles Sobhraj, once dubbed various monikers by the press, some flattering, some spine-tingling, remains ... Read more...

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Malaysian businesswoman claims she was made sex slave for 4 days

June 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (ANI): A 29-year-old Malaysian businesswoman has claimed that she was made a sex slave for four days.The victim from Miri has said that she was gang-raped by three ... Read more...

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‘Married’ Pakistani held for sex with Indonesian grandmother in Malaysia

June 17th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (ANI): An Indonesian woman, who has 11 grandchildren, has been held along with her Pakistani lover on suspicion of committing khalwat (close proximity).The woman, 49, from Medan, and ... Read more...

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Drizzle dampens holiday revelry at Taj

January 3rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 3 (IANS) A slight drizzle Sunday afternoon forced visitors to the Taj Mahal, who had come to enjoy a longish weekend, to run for shelter. The Taj and other monuments ... Read more...

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Accor to expand footprint, add 50 hotels by 2012

September 2nd, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Global hospitality chain Accor Wednesday said it would invest $130 million (Rs.636 crore) in expanding its India network to 50 hotels by 2012. The hotel major currently operates ... Read more...

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US firm to launch budget hotel in Kerala capital

August 20th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Berggruen Hotels, owned by the US-based Berggruen Holdings Inc, will launch its first mid-market hotel "Keys" in Kerala Friday. Situated in the heart of the state capital, the new ... Read more...

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Karnataka misses pork delicacies in time of swine flu

May 5th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) It is said that a trip to Karnataka's picturesque hill district of Kodagu is incomplete if you don't sample the mouth watering pandi curry, a traditional pork dish. ... Read more...

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Jason Donovan, Kylie Minogues first sex was in a budget hotel

September 24th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Australian actor Jason Donovan has revealed that he and singer Kylie Minogue had their first intimate encounter in a budget hotel.The pair dated in 1980s after meeting ... Read more...

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Sarovar Hotels focussing on branded budget hotels

August 18th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) City-based Sarovar Hotels and Resorts, which opened the country's first branded budget hotel Hometel here last week, plans to open eight more such hotels in the ... Read more...

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Railways inaugurates Ginger Rail Yatri Niwas

July 16th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp Ltd (IRCTC) Wednesday inaugurated Ginger Rail Yatri Niwas, a budget hotel for the railway passengers, here. IRCTC renovated the existing Rail ... Read more...

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Malaysian budget hotels secretly taping couples having sex

July 10th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 10 (ANI): Budget hotel operators in Malaysia secretly videotape their customers having sex and then sell the video to VCD and DVD operators, according to the countrys online ... Read more...

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