Resorts

  • Formula One champion Michael Schumacher injured in skiing accident 29-12-2013 06:42 PM

    Formula One champion Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps resort of Meribel, French media reported on Sunday. The seven-time world racing champion has been taken to hospital, Europe 1 and RMC radio reported. "He has been taken to a hospital in Grenoble," the...
  • J&K: Gulmarg records season's coldest night 25-12-2013 01:39 PM

    The night temperature dropped to minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in north Kashmir's Gulmarg - a ski resort - the lowest recorded in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. "The night temperature was minus 9.3 degrees Celsius in Gulmarg today (Wednesday) which is much colder than Leh and Kargil towns of Ladakh...
  • Snapshot: Singapore's Santa Claus goes underwater to spread X'mas cheer 24-12-2013 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Usually the one to glide in on a sleigh and deliver presents to children on Christmas eve, Santa Claus amused many when he wore scuba equipment to entertain his guests. A diver, who was dressed as Santa Claus, swam in the Coral Garden tank on December 24 at...
  • Kerala: Two arrested over techie's rape at a resort 03-12-2013 11:26 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two contract workers, Presonagam and Lucky Nath, at the Poovar Island Resort have been arrested and are being questioned in connection with the alleged rape of a 40-year-old IT Professional from Bangalore. The two are members of the contract staff who comes to the hotel for cleaning and pest...
  • Ravi Pillai: From farmer's son to construction tycoon 28-11-2013 12:25 PM

    Ravi Pillai Chairman and MD, RP Group of Companies Age: 60 Rank in the Rich List: 34 Net Worth: $1.7 billion The Big Challenge Faced in the Last Year: A huge shortage of skilled workforce. To overcome this, is planning to set up technical training institutes in India, Middle East...
  • Planned Real Madrid resort island may be relocated to Abu Dhabi 19-09-2013 11:04 PM

    Dubai: A planned $1 billion Real Madrid-branded resort in the United Arab Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) has been halted and the project may be switched to Abu Dhabi, a senior executive at the master developer and the club said on Thursday. The 50-hectare (124 acre) attraction was to have...
  • Italy: Lover's Facebook posts lead to mafia boss's arrest 28-08-2013 04:47 AM

    Facebook posts and text messages by the girlfriend of a fugitive mafia leader led to the couple's arrest at a holiday resort in Italy. Michele Di Nardo, 34, and his girlfriend were arrested on Sunday as the couple sipped cocktails in the seaside town of Palinuro in southern Italy. Several...
  • North Korea objects to sanctions ban on ski resort equipment 25-08-2013 04:52 AM

    North Korea objected on Saturday to a ban on imports of equipment for a luxury ski resort mainly for the ruling elite, indicating toughened UN sanctions are impacting the impoverished state. Under the leadership of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who studied in the Swiss capital Berne and is believed...
  • Lahiri clinches Eagleburg Open with a 5-stroke win 05-07-2013 03:56 PM

    Bangalore: Anirban Lahiri posted a determined three-under-69 in the final round to record an emphatic five-stroke victory at the PGTI Eagleburg Open at his home course, the Eagleton Golf Resort, near Bangalore. Lahiri totaled 20-under-268 for the tournament. Chikkarangappa S, another local lad from Eagleton, fired a 68 in the...
  • Anirban Lahiri fires 62 to take lead at Eagleburg Open 03-07-2013 09:03 PM

    Bangalore: Local favourite Anirban Lahiri, after enduring a poor first round, bounced back with a vengeance with an awesome 10-under-62 to seize the lead in the PGTI Eagleburg Open at the Eagleton Golf Resort near here on Wednesday. Lahiri's two-day total stood at nine-under-135 following his one-over 73 in the...
  • Bangalore police arrests resort owner for 'nude party' in 2009 30-05-2013 02:44 PM

    Bangalore: Bangalore rural police has arrested the owner of resort in connection with a nude dance party allegedly held at the resort some time back. Three police teams have been constituted to arrest other people involved in the party. Though the incident allegedly took place on December 2, 2009 but...
  • Vikram Chatwal, arrested for allegedly carrying drugs, released 05-04-2013 09:20 AM

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal, arrested earlier this week at a Florida airport for allegedly carrying drugs, has been released on bond. According to the TMZ website, the city-based millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials...
  • Paris Hilton: Presenting the new 'Chammak Challo' 04-12-2012 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: Socialite Paris Hilton became Santa Claus for children at an orphanage here Monday and even grooved to the popular song 'Chammak Challo' with them. Hilton, who is on second visit to India, went to Ashray, a part of the Committed Communities Development Trust (CCDT) in suburban Bandra. The 31-year-old...
  • Paris Hilton is fascinated by Indian fashion 02-12-2012 02:05 PM

    Goa: International socialite Paris Hilton, who is set to spin the disc as a DJ on the last day of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW), says she has always been a huge fan of Indian fashion and will walk the ramp for finale designer Shane and Falguni Peacock. "I was...
  • Goa: American socialite Paris Hilton turns DJ 02-12-2012 08:34 AM

    As we reach the end of the year, the parties have kicked off in Goa. And making an appearance at one of them was American hotel heiress Paris Hilton, who turned DJ for the crowds. Last year, Paris was in India to launch the Fall-Winter designs of her handbags in...
  • Paris Hilton: Excited to come to Goa 30-11-2012 03:59 PM

    Panaji: American socialite Paris Hilton says she felt 'blessed and magical' as she landed in Goa after a tiring journey from her country. "So happy! I am in paradise with @riverviiperi in a beautiful villa on the water. So peaceful here. Such a magical feeling. Feel so blessed," Hilton tweeted,...
  • Zeenat Aman returning to films next year 30-11-2012 03:53 PM

    Panaji: Yesteryear actress Zeenat Aman says she has a few scripts in hand and she might return to the big screen next year. The 61-year-old Bollywood beauty, who has starred in blockbusters like "Hare Rama Hare Krishna" and "Yaadon Ki Baraat", said she is waiting to return to movies. "There...
  • Lakme Fashion Week March 1-6 next year 18-10-2011 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: Get ready to enjoy six days of non-stop fun, fashion and glamour as the summer-resort edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) will be held from March 1 to 6 next year. "We are looking forward to aligning our seasons where designers have enough lead time to maximize business opportunities...
  • NY: Egyptian businessman held for sex charges 02-06-2011 06:49 AM

    New York: A 74-year-old former chairman of a top Egyptian bank was on Wednesday arraigned and is being held on $25,000 bail on charges of sexually abusing a housekeeper in a luxury hotel in New York, weeks after ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was detained on similar charges. Mahmoud Abdel Salam...
  • Russel Brand and Katy Perry to wed in India 21-10-2010 02:23 PM

    Mumbai: Comedian Russel Brand and pop star Katy Perry are set to tie the knot in Jaipur this weekend. The celebrity couple is expected to check in at the Aman-i-Khas, a resort near the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, for their engagement ceremony. The couple met at the MTV video...
  • Luxury resort for pets at Disney World 25-06-2010 11:41 AM

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