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Threat to heritage hotel stops construction work in Shimla


July 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) The ongoing construction of lawyers' chambers, which triggered landslides and threatened the foundation of the Oberoi Group's prime British-era hotel here has been stopped, an official ... Read more...

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Landslip threat forces Shimla’s heritage hotel to close


July 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) As land has slipped in the vicinity of its prime Britsh-era hotel in Shimla, a landmark in the Himachal Pradesh capital city, the Oberoi Group has ... Read more...

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Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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Bigots hissed, but no stopping carnival of letters (Lit Fest Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The absent Salman Rusdhie may have stolen the headlines, but the five-day Jaipur Literary Festival will be remembered for its many incandescent moments when poetry intersected ... Read more...

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Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter, Ian Chappell for Pataudi Memorial Lecture


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Sharmila Tagore, the wife of former Indian Cricket captain late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Jaipur hotel


December 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The body of a 22-year-old Australian girl was found in a heritage hotel here early Thursday morning, police said.The cause of death is yet to be ... Read more...

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Nod for official audit of Shimla’s prized Wildflower Hall


July 15th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has given the nod for a special audit of the Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel ... Read more...

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Ansari’s wife, daughter on Himachal sojourn


July 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chail (Himachal Pradesh), July 9 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife Salma and their daughter arrived in this hill resort in Himachal Pradesh Saturday for a day's sojourn, government ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Wildflower Hall hotel to face special audit


June 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel on the outskirts of this popular hill resort that is the preferred choice of high-value tourists, is ... Read more...

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Maoists deny anti-India activities, raise counter-charges (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists have rejected Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's view that they are involved in anti-India attacks, and have instead raised concerns at "obstructions" ... Read more...

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Rambagh Palace has no bookings by Katy-Russell on D-day


October 19th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Rambagh Palace here is rumoured to be the royal venue for the celebrity wedding of Katy Perry and Russell Brand Oct 23. But hotel sources ... Read more...

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Nepal kicks off tourism campaign with Richard Gere tips


October 7th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Thursday wielded the broom in a public area to kick off the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign following ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan president ends Shimla visit


June 11th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 11 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Friday left for New Delhi after a one-and-a-half-day private visit to this Himachal Pradesh state capital. "President Mahinda Rajapaksa, his wife Shiranthi, their ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan president tours Shimla


June 10th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) After wrapping up official talks in New Delhi, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday began a one-and-a-half day sojourn in this Himachal Pradesh state capital. "Rajapaksa along with ... Read more...

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MCD to relocate offices by April end


April 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi will shift its headquarters from the Town Hall to the Civic Centre right in the heart of the national capital by the ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote Peterhoff as heritage hotel


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) It was home to seven viceroys during the British Raj and housed the Punjab High Court where Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathu Ram Godse was tried. Now the glorious ... Read more...

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Raj Palace: Sparkling jewel among heritage hotels (With Images)


December 27th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Jaipur, Dec 27 (IANS) At first glance, it is difficult to believe that the Raj Palace has been standing for around 300 years. The pale yellow walls, lush green gardens ... Read more...

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Minor problems in n-deal will be sorted out soon: Manmohan


November 25th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) A day after he held talks with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the US has assured India early implementation of the ... Read more...

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Anderson Cooper In Jaipur With Boyfriend Benjamin Maisani


October 30th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anderson Cooper has been spotted with his boyfriend Benjamin Maisani in India, apparently to spend a vacation. It is common knowledge that the CNN reporter is ... Read more...

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Julia in Pataudi market was an affair to remember


October 10th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pataudi (Haryana), Oct 10 (IANS) Not many residents of this town could catch a glimpse of Julia Roberts while she stayed at Pataudi Palace for over three weeks. But when the Hollywood ... Read more...

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Sharmila Tagore was in Pataudi last weekend


October 4th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Contrary to reports in a certain section of the media, Sharmila Tagore was definitely in her husband Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's ancestral town Pataudi, ... Read more...

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Pataudis spend the weekend with Julia Roberts


October 1st, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The entire Pataudi clan, former cricketer Tiger, his actress wife Sharmila Tagore and their three children, including star son Saif Ali Khan, ... Read more...

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With ‘Juliaji’ in Pataudi Palace, public out till Oct 10


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 23 (IANS) Right now you can go anywhere for a weekend getaway, but the 20th century Pataudi Palace here. The heritage hotel has a high profile occupant ... Read more...

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Eating chapati with hands, Julia Roberts does as Indians do


September 20th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 20 (IANS) It was Pretty Woman Julia Roberts all right, but eating aloo-gobi, and matar-paneer - that too with her hands. Wearing a purple kurta, black salwar ... Read more...

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Pretty Woman walking down the street - Delhi bouncers, Haryanvi cops in tow


September 18th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 18 (IANS) Hoping to keep the paparazzi away, Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, who is camping here with her children to shoot her new film "Eat, Pray, Love", has added ... Read more...

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Gayatri Devi will: grandchildren get all


August 20th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IBNS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IBNS) The mystery is finally over. Rajmata Gayatri Devi has left it all for her grandchildren, Lalitya Kumari and Devraj.The two called a press conference on Wednesday at Lily ... Read more...

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Clinton hails courage of hotel staff in face of terrorism


July 18th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was Saturday "deeply touched" to meet the staff of two luxury hotels here that were targeted by 10 heavily armed Pakistani ... Read more...

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Fire guts heritage hotel in Himachal Pradesh


February 13th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) A heritage hotel in Himachal Pradesh's Dalhousie town in Chamba district was gutted in a fire Friday, officials said. "An 80-year-old wooden building was destroyed in fire this ... Read more...

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Snowfall eludes tourists in Himachal


January 24th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Balmy days and relatively high night temperatures in the hills of Himachal Pradesh have once again dashed hopes of thousands of tourists visiting the state to see snowfall.According ... Read more...

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Deshmukh meets Sonia Gandhi


December 2nd, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh held talks with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other senior leaders here this evening at her residence following the Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Deshmukh to meet Sonia Gandhi


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh will meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other senior leaders here this evening in the wake of his offer to resign ... Read more...

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Terrorists knew Taj hotel layout too well: NSG chief (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), Nov 30 (IANS) The terrorists who attacked Mumbai knew the layout of the Taj Mahal Hotel "too well" and tricked commandos, stretching the gunbattles for nearly 60 hours, National Security ... Read more...

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Mumbai terrorists did not have enough explosive: NSG Chief


November 30th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Nov .30 (ANI): The Director General of National Security Guards (NSG) J K Dutt today said that the terrorists at the Taj Palace hotel of Mumbai did not ... Read more...

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Mumbai back to normalcy after the terror strike


November 30th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.30 (ANI): Mumbai is steadily returning to normal rhythm showcasing resilience despite having faced the deadly terror attacks which hit the city on Wednesday November 26 and continued for almost ... Read more...

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Were terrorists aiming to blow up Taj hotel?


November 29th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Did the terrorists who had raided the Taj hotel have a larger plan of blowing up the iconic 105-year-old hotel just across the road from the landmark ... Read more...

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