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Art joins effort to save the tiger


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Eminent artists, including Anjolie Ela Menon, have joined together to raise awareness on the need for conservation of the tiger in India. As part of ... Read more...

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Taj Khazana: Reviving rare but uniquely Indian art and craft (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was a celebration of the revival of exquisite Indian weaves for artists and aficionados, corporate leaders and connoisseurs at a unique showcase of the ... Read more...

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India holds road shows in Saudi Arabia to attract tourists


January 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) To attract high-end tourists to some of its luxurious and exotic locales, India has held roadshows in three cities in Saudi Arabia, an official said ... Read more...

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Travel Corporation starts luxury train journeys in India


September 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Tour and travels firm Travel Corporation (India) Limited (TCI) Tuesday launched its luxury train journeys -- The Indian Maharaja-Deccan Odyssey which will conduct tour of ... Read more...

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Wah Taj! Kashmir’s first luxe resort opens its doors (With Images)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Sup on sambhar with onions all the way from Chennai, feast on smoked salmon with capers, throw in some golf or just sit back and take ... Read more...

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‘Rich tourist infrastructure necessary for J-K tourism sector’s development’


April 17th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Apr 17(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday called for construction of five-star hotels in the state, saying that it is necessary for the ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar brings royalty on ramp with Sharmila, Soha


December 4th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Celebrated designer Ritu Kumar brought royalty on the ramp as yesteryears' heroine Sharmila Tagore and her actress daughter Soha Ali Khan walked as showstoppers for her couture ... Read more...

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At this palace hotel, you feel like a Nizam


November 7th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Imagine relaxing in the private chambers of the Nizam, sitting in the splendid Durbar Hall that hosted guests like King George V and Czar Nicholas II ... Read more...

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Nizam’s palace turned Taj Hotel opens


November 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Falaknuma Palace, one of the historical landmarks of Hyderabad and which was once owned by the erstwhile nizams, has been thrown open as luxury hotel.After 10 years of ... Read more...

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Butlers, discounts…Hotels pack in delights for Games visitors


September 29th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) High-end hotels have lined up much more than a warm welcome for Commonwealth Games visitors! Awaiting them are discounts at spas, personalised butler services, complimentary access to ... Read more...

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‘Chennai hotels are sitting ducks to attacks’


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Days after a luxury hotel located in a prime location here was attacked by a mob, hotel industry players Saturday said they have become a soft target of ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement travel award for Jet Airways chairman


August 7th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal has been given the lifetime achievement award at the TAAI Travel Awards during a two-day expo organised by Travel Agents Association of India ... Read more...

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Maharashtra ministers to turn off power for Earth Hour


March 27th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, his cabinet colleagues and other officials will lead the state's participation in the Earth Hour by switching off all non-essential lights Saturday at ... Read more...

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Court gives road accident victim’s family Rs.2.3 mn


August 17th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday awarded a compensation of Rs.2.3 million to the family of a man killed in a road accident in 1998. Ashok Pant, who was ... Read more...

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Most happening restaurants in Bangkok have India connection (With Image)


July 19th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Suvendu Banerjee Bangkok, July 19 (IANS) It is difficult to imagine Bangkok without Lebua at the State Tower, among the tallest buildings in Bangkok and home to a luxurious all-suite hotel. The ... Read more...

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Taj Group acquires Sea Rock Hotel for Rs.680 crore


June 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Indian Hotels Co, which owns the Taj Group of hotels, has acquired Sea Rock Hotel, one of suburban Mumbai's oldest five-star properties, for Rs.680 crore ($143 million). The Tata-owned ... Read more...

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Taj group opens Goa’s first ‘luxury business hotel’


May 21st, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) The Taj group of hotels Thursday unveiled Goa's first five-star business property, the 170-room Vivanta, to "fill the gap between leisure and business tourism" in the state. ... Read more...

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US business gets a thumbs-up on Mumbai security


December 20th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) US Government security officers in India have presented to American business a cautious but upbeat assessment of the security situation in Mumbai as life returns to normal in ... Read more...

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At Taj, 10 staffers killed, 11 injured in terror strike


November 30th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Ten employees of the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel lost their lives and 11 were injured in the terrorist attack on the heritage building beginning Wednesday night, ... Read more...

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Taj employee’s last frantic call for help


November 28th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) "Kevin... Kevin" were the last frantic cries for help of 25-year-old Boris Rego, a trainee chef in Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel, when he called his brother ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Taj - from icon of grace to symbol of terror


November 27th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The iconic Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel in Mumbai, that had over the decades hosted world leaders and royalty and was feted for its heritage building, Thursday ... Read more...

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Jodhpur fort to come alive with soulful music in October (Lead)


August 14th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The historic Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan's Jodhpur town will reverberate with the sounds of traditional Rajasthani folk and classical music during the four-day Rajasthan International Folk Festival ... Read more...

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Jodhpur fort to resonate with soulful music again


August 14th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Come October, the historic Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan's Jodhpur town will come alive to the sounds of folk and classical music again, during the four-day Rajasthan International ... Read more...

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Celebrity Indian chef, 50 others say no to GM foods in Australia


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Award winning Indian celebrity chef Ajoy Joshi joined over 50 of Australia's top chefs Monday in their opposition to serve genetically modified (GM) foods in their ... Read more...

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