Hotels

  • WB: Narrow escape for Mamata as fire breaks out in her hotel 17-04-2014 08:30 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday had a narrow escape after a fire broke out in a hotel room she was staying in Malda district while she was campaigning for the April 24 Lok Sabha poll. The police said that at around 6.40 pm the AC in the...
  • Mumbai: 16 live bullets found near Taj hotel, probe on 02-04-2014 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday recovered 16 live bullets near the Taj hotel in Colaba. The bullets were found in a parking lot near the hotel. The police said the bullets appeared to be 2-3 years old. A police investigation is on. The Taj hotel was targeted by terrorists...
  • Waiter arrested for molesting 25-year-old Mumbai-based model in parking lot 31-03-2014 02:59 PM

    A hotel waiter was arrested for allegedly molesting a 25-year-old Mumbai-based model in Raipur, police said on Monday. Vijay Kumar Khute (25), who works as a waiter at hotel Simran under Ganj police station limits, was arrested on Sunday night after the model lodged a complaint in this connection, a...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report inconclusive but rules out poisoning 24-03-2014 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The mystery behind Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's continues as the viscera report has ruled out poisoning as the cause of the entrepreneur's death, say sources. The viscera report majorly remains inconclusive and does not unravel the mystery behind the death. It says she was on...
  • Nine killed in Taliban attack in Kabul hotel 21-03-2014 11:18 AM

    Kabul: Nine people, including four women, were killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said on Friday morning. Four attackers too were killed. "Nine people were also killed in last night's (Thursday) Taliban attack in Serena Hotel besides four gunmen," an Afghan security source...
  • Delhi hotels one of the worst-rated in world 02-03-2014 05:39 PM

    Hotels in Delhi are considered as one of the worst in the world as per the trivago Reputation Ranking of 100 destinations which places them in the 90th position, while those in Mumbai have fared better. The ranking is based on over 82 million reviews compiled by trivago from over...
  • Rajasthan: Fire breaks out in Udaipur's Sheraton Hotel 01-03-2014 09:38 AM

    Jaipur: A major fire broke out in Udaipur's Sheraton Hotel on Saturday morning. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and are toiling to douse the flames. Five teams of fire tenders have been pressed into service. The plush hotel is situated near Fateh Sagar Lake in Rajasthan's Udaipur. ...
  • Policeman shoots at waiter for being asked to drink liquor outside hotel premises 21-02-2014 03:31 PM

    A police official shot at a waiter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city when he was asked not to drink liquor in the restaurant premises since the eatery did not have a permit. The victim Inderjeet (33) was rushed to a hospital where he was stated to be in critical condition....
  • Photos: Rajasthan's Mihir Garh Fort tops Lonely Planet's list of 10 most extraordinary hotels in the world 19-02-2014 11:03 AM

    The concept of converting historic forts and places into luxury accommodations isn't new in India. There are plenty of heritage hotels in the country that offer comfort in the lap of a rich history. However, a fort that was built from scratch in a desert in Rajasthan just five years...
  • The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2: Will the sequel be better than the original? 18-02-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Indian make-up company FAT MU's team has joined the make-up design entourage of Hollywood film 'The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2', currently being shot in Rajasthan with Judi Dench and Richard Gere. A team of the company, started by make-up artists Natasha Nischol and Virginia Holmes, is...
  • Richard Gere to join 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' team in Udaipur 13-02-2014 05:55 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood actor Richard Gere is reportedly set to join the crew of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' in Udaipur in Rajasthan. The cast of the sequel directed by John Madden comprises a distinguished bouquet of British and Indian troupers both old and young, including Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson,...
  • Snapshot: The incredible Judi Dench shoots in Jaipur 04-02-2014 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: Noted Hollywood actress Judi Dench is in Jaipur these days to shoot the sequel of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Dench is nominated in the Best Actress category at Oscars this year for her performance in 'Philomena'. ...
  • Veer: Lemon Tree Hotels encourages employment of people with disabilities 31-01-2014 03:02 PM

    According to the World Health Organization estimates, almost 10 per cent of our population suffers from some form of disability. As part of Being Human Foundation, CNN-IBN and American India Foundation's Veer campaign, we bring you the story of Lemon Tree Hotels. The organization is trying to make a difference...
  • Delhi: HC asks Bharat Petroleum to vacate land for metro construction 30-01-2014 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to vacate the land opposite Hyatt Hotel for construction of a metro station. While rejecting the plea moved by BPCL, seeking stay on construction of Bhikaji Cama Place metro station, a bench of Justice Manmohan said...
  • Karl Slym 'committed suicide' after argument with wife: Thai police 28-01-2014 11:05 PM

    Bangkok: Karl Slym, Tata Motors Managing Director, apparently committed suicide after arguing with his wife and reading a note written by her that referred to "domestic problems", Thai police said on Tuesday. In a fresh twist to Slym's death in mysterious circumstances, police said the three-page handwritten note found in...
  • Shashi Tharoor harming my sister is unimaginable: Sunanda's brother 25-01-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's brother has come out with a statement on Saturday over the speculations relating to her sudden death. In his first strong comment over the issue, Colonel Rajesh Pushkar has criticised the media for "slanderous statements" over the death of his sister while expressing support for his...
  • SDM questions Shashi Tharoor about his relationship with Mehr Tarar 19-01-2014 08:23 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in a Delhi hotel on Friday, was cremated, the Sub-Divisional Magistrate in Delhi questioned eight people in connection with the case on Sunday evening. This included Tharoor, Sunanda's son, brother, and five members of...
  • Shashi Tharoor asks Shinde for speedy probe in Sunanda's death case 19-01-2014 03:27 PM

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Sunday asked Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to expedite the probe into his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case to bring out the truth. He said he will fully cooperate with the investigation. A day after Sunanda's cremation, Tharoor said, "I am horrified to read the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar underwent medical check up at KIMS earlier this week 18-01-2014 12:25 PM

    Sunanda Pushkar, who was found dead in a Delhi hotel on Friday night, had undergone a series of medical tests at a super-speciality hospital in Thiruvananthapuram earlier this week. Authorities at Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital (KIMS) said that the doctors, however, did not take any immediate decision on...
  • Probe ordered into Sunanda Pushkar's death, autopsy likely at AIIMS 18-01-2014 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, the wife of Union Minister of State HRD Shashi Tharoor who was recently involved in a high profile spat on Twitter with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, was found dead on Friday evening at Delhi's Leela Palace Hotel. Sunanda had been suffering from emotional turmoil as...
  • Sunanda death: Hotel staff quizzed, CCTV, call details under scrutiny 18-01-2014 07:15 AM

    New Delhi: Police investigating Sunanda Pushkar's death mysterious death on Friday night questioned a number of hotel staff and checked the CCTV fotage of the lobby of the third floor of the luxury hotel where she was staying. Sources in police said call details record of Pushkar was also being...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: What happened 17-01-2014 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead at a five-star Leela Palace Hotel in Delhi on Friday night. Delhi Police sources say it could be a case of suicide. She was found dead in room number 345 of Leela Palace Hotel. The events...
  • Tarun Tejpal's custody ends today, bail plea to come up on Jan 15 13-01-2014 10:00 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal's custody in sexual assault case ends on Monday. Tejpal's bail plea is likely to come up on January 15. Tejpal is lodged in Sada sub jail near Vasco town in Goa for allegedly sexually assaulting a younger colleague at Tehelka's 'Think' Fest. The senior journalist's...
  • Bombay HC allows hotels to remain open till 5 am for New Year's party 31-12-2013 12:44 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has extended the deadline for New Year's Eve parties and has allowed all establishments - hotels and restaurants- to remain open till 5 am. Giving the order, the HC said, "It is traditionally a night that people spend with friends and family till morning. There...
  • Mumbai Police firm on 1.30 am deadline for hotels on new year 30-12-2013 06:55 PM

    Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh on Monday said the 1.30 AM deadline for closure of eateries and restaurants on New Year eve would be strictly enforced. "My views are very clear in the matter. For women's safety and to prevent drunken driving among others, I took this decision," Singh said...
  • J&K Ranji players questioned for hours at their hotel, JKCA objects 26-12-2013 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Ranji players were reportedly subjected to intense questioning by the police in their Jammu hotel on Tuesday night. J&K Cricket Association members say the police swooped in at the hotel at around 1 am and questioned the players for few hours. The Cricket Association has...
  • Read: Full statement from The Indian Hotels Company Limited 19-12-2013 11:56 PM

    A 33-year-old British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence claim...
  • Briton injured during 26/11 attacks wins right to sue Taj hotel 19-12-2013 09:52 PM

    London: A 33-year-old British man paralysed during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on Thursday won his claim to sue the Tata Group, the owners of the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, in a British court. The Indian Hotels Company Limited, a Tata Group firm, had argued that Will Pike's negligence...