State to sell ‘Maharashtra Tourism’ brand aggressively

March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) The ruling Democratic Front government plans to sell 'Maharashtra Tourism' as a brand by executing several major tourism projects costing Rs.228 crore, Deputy Chief Minister and ... Read more...

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Start-up to tap online hotel booking market

March 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS), a new start-up in the hospitality sector that helps travellers and tourists book rooms online in 4,000 hotels in 600 districts is all set ... Read more...

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Why Kashmiris want the hated AFSPA to go

November 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Caught in the crossfire between security forces and separatist militants for over two decades, Kashmiris say the government must revoke the controversial Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Music returns to soothe troubled waters (With Images)

June 26th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Sujit Singh couldn't have wished for a better honeymoon. With night stars twinkling above, serene blue water all around, the romantic aura was heightened by soulful ... Read more...

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Five-deck Marquette ‘floating community’ brings back memories of Mark Twain’s era

February 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Marquette, a luxury 'river city' worth 109 million dollars, would reportedly cruise on America's waterways all year round, bringing back memories of the Mark Twain era.This kind of ... Read more...

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Planning to holiday in Kerala? It’s almost houseful!

December 7th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Tourists hoping to usher in the New Year amid Kerala's laidback charms would do well to have a plan B ready - if they haven't booked ... Read more...

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Sophia Loren celebrates 76th birthday with award

September 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Academy award winning actress Sophia Loren, who celebrated her 76th birthday Monday, has been chosen to receive a prestigious Japanese award for her work in cinema. Loren will receive ... Read more...

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Two Dutch women raped, robbed in India

June 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Two Dutch women on a world tour were repeatedly raped and robbed of their money and passports by two men posing as tourist guides, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley, Rupert Friend living in a boat!

January 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Keira Knightley and her partner Rupert Friend have been putting up on a boat in a waterway in London's East End, it has emerged.Seemingly, the actress has ... Read more...

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Kerala police open to CBI probe into Muthoot murder

January 11th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Kerala police, probing the murder of Muthoot House scion Paul M. George, told the state high court Monday that they have no objection to an external agency ... Read more...

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Tharoor cools off in backwaters after poll

April 17th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Former United Nations undersecretary general and Congress candidate from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor was Friday cooling off in a houseboat after the intense campaign for the April 16 poll ... Read more...

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Watch Kerala’s coast, countryside in ‘Bidaai’

February 21st, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) Kerala's lush green fields, idyllic backwaters and lagoons are being promoted for honeymoon tourism and glimpses of it can be seen in Star Plus' daily soap "Bidaai". Kerala Tourism ... Read more...

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Prince Harrys pet name for Chelsy Davey - ‘Wifey’

March 16th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
London, March 16 (ANI): Prince Harry has given a special pet name to his girlfriend Chelsy Davey - wifey.According to friends, the couple have no plans of getting married just yet, ... Read more...

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Kerala houseboats, a major attraction among IT savvy

November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin

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