Leisure

  • Metallica planned loud, explosive treat for fans October 29, 2011

    Gurgaon: Excited members of American heavy metal band Metallica were looking forward to a "loud and explosive" performance for their Indian fans, just minutes before their gig here Friday was cancelled. The band's members include lead guitarist Kirk Hammett (who joined the band in 1983), bassist Robert Trujillo, James Hetfield and...
  • Indians fourth most vacation deprived in world April 6, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Generation Y has emerged as the fourth most vacation deprived lot in the world as they are able to take an average of only 22 leave days annually, a survey has found. However, 35 per cent of those surveyed were not able to take more than 15 days...
  • Udaipur voted world's best city in travel poll July 13, 2009

    Sydney: Udaipur, known as the Venice of the East, was voted the world's best city for travellers in 2009 in an online poll by Travel + Leisure magazine, trumping last year's winner Bangkok. The island of Bali in Indonesia topped the Galapagos to be named best island in the annual poll,...
  • World's best city: Bigger Bang-kok for your buck July 10, 2008

    Singapore: Bangkok was voted the world's best city for 2008 and the Galapagos was picked as the best island in an online poll by Travel +Leisure magazine. Last year's winners Florence, Italy and Bali, Indonesia fell to number 5 and number 2 respectively. It was the first time that Bangkok,...
  • 2006, a year of living on the edge December 22, 2006

    New Delhi: Most people will advice you not to drive while beer bottles blocking your view. After all road accidents don't happen by chance. But did leisure turn too violent this year? Did having a good time turn into giving others a bad time? The popularity of the song Lose...