Trip

  • Karnataka MLAs plagiarise reports on global study tours 04-01-2014 08:15 AM

    Bangalore: The global study tours conducted by Karnataka MLAs has led to a fresh controversy. While the controversy over their foreign junkets year after year at the taxpayer's expense is still afresh, reports accessed by CNN-IBN has shown how brazenly they had been copying text from the internet to file...
  • Foreign trip for 30 Karnataka MLAs even as state battles drought 27-12-2013 09:39 AM

    30 MLAs from Karnataka are planning to go on a trip to the Amazon rain forests and waterfalls and they are calling it a study tour. The trip is costing Rs 7 lakh per head and is scheduled even as the state is battling acute drought. ...
  • Karnataka MLAs on foreign trips even as the state battles drought 26-12-2013 01:26 PM

    Bangalore: Two foreign junket trips by a bunch of MLAs in Karnataka have kicked up a storm. Close to 30 MLAs are on junkets to several countries even as the state was in the grip of a drought and sugarcane crisis. While one group of MLAs has already left to...
  • Indo-Canadian women face racism at Vancouver bar 11-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Toronto: An Indo-Canadian woman has alleged that she and her friends faced racist slurs at a bar in the city of Vancouver in Western Canada. Jas Dhillon and her friends- all Indo-Canadians- were celebrating her 26th birthday on October 19 at a bar in Gastown area when its manager allegedly...
  • Google's startup brings sightseeing app to Glass 22-08-2013 01:14 PM

    San Francisco: Google Glass, a spectacle-like computing device drawing lots of attention, can serve as an automated tour guide with the help of a new application from a little-known startup hatched within the Internet's most powerful company. The app, called "Field Trip," is being released Wednesday by Google-owned Niantic Labs...
  • 1,00,000 people apply to go to Mars and not return 11-08-2013 04:48 PM

    Washington: More than 100,000 people have applied for a one-way trip to Mars, as a part of the ambitious multi-billion dollar project that aims to colonise the Red planet starting in 2022. While it remains questionable how humans would be able to survive on Mars, it has not stopped a...
  • Prime Minister spent Rs 620 cr on air travel on foreign trips 08-06-2013 10:00 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spent Rs 620 crores on air travel during foreign trips spanning the years between 2004 and 2013, the website of Prime Minister's Office has revealed. He spent the most on his trip to Mexico and Brazil in June 2012, racking a bill of Rs...
  • Airport Metro introduces 30-trip card reducing fare by around 33 pc 31-05-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport Express Metro on Friday launched a new 30-trip monthly pass for commuters which will reduce the fare by around 33 per cent compared to the single journey fare. The new 30-trip monthly passes would cost between Rs 400 and Rs 2,000 for 30 trips, depending upon...
  • White House denies having role in Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba trip 12-04-2013 11:54 AM

    U.S. President Barack Obama's spokesman on Thursday denied any White House role in allowing a visit to Cuba by rapper Jay-Z and pop star Beyonce last week, after the hip hop mogul released a song that suggested he had presidential permission for the trip. "I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury...
  • Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba visit licensed by US Treasury Dept: source 09-04-2013 10:07 AM

    Miami: A visit by American pop star Beyonce and rapper husband Jay-Z to Havana last week was a cultural trip that was fully licensed by the U.S. Treasury Department, a source familiar with the itinerary said on Monday. The longstanding U.S. trade embargo against Cuba prevents most Americans from traveling...
  • US delegates who met Modi paid for the trip: reports 30-03-2013 10:10 AM

    Ahmedabad: There is more controversy over the meeting of US delegates with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday as media reports suggested that organisers of that delegation canvassed for participants in the trip at prices ranging from $ 3,000 to $ 16,000. A report published in Hi India, a...
  • Spending New Years Eve 18-01-2013 12:53 PM

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  • MEA denies Krishna's UK visit details 31-12-2011 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: An RTI application to get more information on Foreign Minister SM Krishna's visit to London has been rejected. The Ministry of External Affairs has refused to share information regarding Krishna's visit, allegedly organised to enable him to watch the Wimbledon. CNN-IBN first reported the incident. Krishna's office has...
  • Govt has no info about foreign tours of Sonia? 08-11-2011 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: No government department seems to have any information about the tours and travels undertaken by the UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi as an RTI application kept moving to different ministries without any substantial response. The case relates to an RTI application filed by one Kailash Kanwar of Bhilwara in...
  • Michelle Obama, family, meets with Nelson Mandela 22-06-2011 01:14 AM

    Johannesburg: A healthy-looking Nelson Mandela met with Michelle Obama and her daughters on Tuesday, an unexpected encounter between the first lady and the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who has largely retired from public life. A photo provided by the Nelson Mandela Foundation showed the 92-year-old Mandela sitting...
  • Michelle Obama arrives in Africa on solo trip 21-06-2011 02:50 AM

    Johannesburg: US first lady Michelle Obama arrived in South Africa on Monday on her second official solo journey abroad with a goal of advancing US policies on education, health, and democracy. The first lady arrived at a military airport in South Africa's capital Pretoria, shortly before 1930 GMT. She was...
  • Obama's pledged trip to Pakistan less certain 08-05-2011 07:54 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama's promised trip to Pakistan this year, once seen as a reward for a key ally in the fight against terrorism, is now a looming headache for the White House as it tries to determine whether the government in Islamabad was complicit in allowing Osama bin Laden...
  • Oprah's gift to cost Aussie taxpayers $ 2.3 million 15-09-2010 01:43 PM

    Melbourne: TV mogul Oprah Winfrey had grabbed headlines by gifting her 300-strong studio audience an all-expenses paid trip to Australia. But her gesture has caused a furore in the host country after it emerged that Australian taxpayers will foot the bill for the sojourn. Winfrey's audience clapped, cheered and some...
  • Delhi metro:187 extra trips on Raksha Bandhan 22-08-2010 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Anticipating more rush on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and with its network now expanding across the national capital region (NCR), Delhi Metro will run 187 extra trips on its five corridors on Tuesday to cater to the additional commuters. This is a steep increase from last year's...
  • Tharoor controversy mars PM's visit to Saudi Arabia 01-03-2010 10:58 AM

    It was the first visit by Indian premier to the Arab nation in 28 years. ...
  • Preity Zinta's bungee jumping adventure in NZ 21-03-2009 02:06 AM

    Holiday to Preity means bungee-jumping, sky-diving, Jet boat rides. ...