Travelling

  • Gravity-defying rocks and a 'Bullet Baba' temple: 15 peculiar and mysterious places in India every adventurous traveller should visit 3 days ago

    If you're bored of vacationing at the same old conventional tourist spots in India, this is for you. Are you an adventurous traveller planning to travel along the length and breadth of the country? Take a break and set off on an exciting journey to explore the land of peculiar...
  • Have you heard of the Bullet Baba temple where a Royal Enfield is worshipped? 10 peculiar Indian places every adventurous traveller must visit August 16, 2014

    Are you an adventurous traveller? If you're planning to travel along the length and breadth of the country, take a break from all the conventional tourist places and go explore the land of peculiar stories and mysteries. Did you know about the Great Wall of India? It's the second largest...
  • Vistara airline promises seamless, personalised experience of domestic travel August 12, 2014

    The Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines joint venture unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. The new airline promises a "seamless and personalised" experience of domestic travel. ...
  • Photos: The Sunset Points of India: 11 locations you must visit to watch the most breathtaking and spectacular sunsets August 11, 2014

    If you've travelled across the length and breadth of the country, you may have seen quite a few Sunset Points in your lifetime. Even if you're a movie buff, you might have noticed how every movie shot on a hill station always has a sunset point that is supposed to...
  • Travel facility for Bihar legislators enhanced, now they can take 4 aides on tour August 6, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday enhanced the travel facility for legislators as part of which now they could travel in trains or by air with four aides in place of three earlier. The decision to allow a legislator to take four aides with him during travel by train or air within the country...
  • 'You don't need to carry your own toilet paper to Delhi. Poverty selfie isn't cool at all': 10 valuable pieces of advice no one gives to foreign tourists travelling to India but should August 1, 2014

    A Reddit thread by foreigners asking for advice before they travelled to India threw up some pretty interesting things.There is no point in outraging over and dramaticizing the ignorance foreigners often show about Indian customs. Many of their concerns are real. If you travelled to Africa, you would be apprehensive...
  • Travel Escapes: Exploring Chikmagalur, Mussoorie and Manali July 26, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership with Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Chikmagalur, Mussoorie and Manali. ...
  • Breathe deeply, it is safe to go on a plane, travellers told July 26, 2014

    After three major air disasters in one week, with planes coming down in Ukraine, Taiwan and then Mali without a single survivor, passengers can be forgiven for feeling a little pang of panic boarding their flights. Waiting to check in at Paris's Charles De Gaulle airport on Friday, Thai athlete Thapanat...
  • Travel Escape: Exploring Shoghi and Kanha July 20, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Shoghi and Kanha. ...
  • Planning a trip? All essential travel gadgets that you need to carry along July 17, 2014

    Denver: Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you're going? In my travels, I've come across a number of products and services worth bringing along: Keeping...
  • Travel escapes: Exploring Wayanad, Thekkady and Pune July 12, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this episode, watch our journey through Wayanad, Thekkady and Pune. ...
  • Will this US couple be the first humans to travel to Mars by 2021? July 12, 2014

    If all goes well, a US couple can become the first humans to travel to Mars by as early as 2021. Founders of an Arizona-based private space company called Paragon Space Development Corporation, Taber MacCallum and his wife Jane Poynter are planning a round-trip flyby of the Red planet for...
  • Travel escapes: Exploring Havelock, Kochi and Goa July 5, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escapes' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this episode, watch our journey through Havelock, Kochi and Goa. ...
  • Travel escape: Exploring Chittorgarh, Chennai June 28, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Chittorgarh and Chennai. ...
  • LTC scam: 5 government employees jailed for four years June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Five Finance Ministry employees, three of whom have retired, and another person have been sent to four years in jail by a Delhi court for fraudulently withdrawing and disbursing Rs 4.2 lakh as Leave Travel Concession (LTC) advances. Special CBI judge Sanjeev Jain held the six men, including three...
  • Travel escape: Exploring Gangtok, Jaipur and Kovalam June 21, 2014

    CNN-IBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Gangtok, Jaipur and Kovalam. ...
  • Delhi adjudged best destination for food & drink by travel magazine June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The national capital has been adjudged as the best destination for food and drink by a noted travel magazine. Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards, 2014 declared New Delhi as the 'Best Destination for Food & Drink' at a glitzy ceremony held in a Mumbai hotel last week. Chief...
  • LTC scam: Former MP Renubala Pradhan to meet CBI officials today June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Biju Janata Dal Rajya Sabha member Renubala Pradhan will meet the Central Bureau of Investigation officials on Monday regarding the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam. Pradhan has been named as an accused in the case filed by the CBI on Friday. The CBI had filed a case...
  • LTC scam: CBI files case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery in the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam on Friday. This is the first time that a case has been filed in the scam. Three sitting and three former Rajya Sabha MPs have...
  • Pakistan court allows Musharraf to travel abroad June 12, 2014

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Thursday accepted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's request to leave the country, media reported. The Sindh High Court(SHC) ruled that Musharraf's name should be removed from the exit control list, which has barred him from travelling out of Pakistan, Dawn online reported. A two-judge bench of the...
  • Over one million travelled on Mumbai metro in first 59 hours June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Over 10 lakh commuters travelled on the city's first Metro, which covers the 11.4 km-long Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor, in the 59 hours since the commencement of its services on June 8. "Today, till 4.30 pm, metro has crossed the one million mark of ridership that it achieved within 59 hours of...
  • 15 road accident deaths in India every hour; are we ignoring safety? June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Gopinath Munde's tragic death has brought the attention now on India's appalling road safety standards. Almost 15 road accident deaths in India are reported every hour. India is home to the world's largest number of road deaths according to the World Health Organisation's latest global road safety...
  • Chargesheet filed in Mahbubnagar Volvo bus fire case May 31, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday said they had filed a chargesheet in the case related to the ghastly accident in which 45 people were killed after a private bus caught fire in Mahbubnagar district on October 30, 2013. The Crime Investigation Department which probed the case had earlier said the faulty...
  • Book a seat for zero gravity experience in space! May 30, 2014

    London: Have Rs 1.5 crore in your kitty? You can get a seat on Richard Branson-owned Virgin space travel's flight for a 'Zero Gravity' (ZeroG) experience in space. But if you are not born rich, at approximately Rs 1.58 lakh, you can still get the 'ZeroG' experience, courtesy Swiss Space Systems...
  • AirAsia India to begin operations from June 12, ticket sales from Friday May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The much awaited airline AirAsia India will begin its flight operations in the country on June 12. AirAsia's Group CEO Tony Fernandes tweeted that the ticket sales for the flights will open on Friday, May 30. "Very very proud to announce AirAsia India open for sale tomorrow. Wow. First...
  • Planning a vacation this summer? Yatra.com's survey reveals Kashmir and Thailand are India's favourite travel destinations May 29, 2014

    New Delhi, India: Findings from the latest survey by Yatra.com, one of India's leading online travel portals, have revealed an interesting shift in the mindset of travellers planning a vacation this summer. According to the survey, despite 83 per cent of the respondents planning to go on a holiday this...
  • Improve facilities for air travellers: DGCA May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Air travellers can soon expect some improvement in facilities at major Indian airports, with aviation regulator DGCA bringing in a new rule fixing norms to mitigate passenger inconveniences, including creation of an effective mechanism to address grievances. Free provision of automated buggies to transport senior citizens, expectant mothers and...
  • Travelling and wanting to work out? Apps that help travellers find gyms May 26, 2014

    Toronto: Travellers who want to skip the hotel fitness centre in favour of local gyms that may offer better equipment, classes and amenities can turn to new apps on their smartphones to buy a day pass to a nearby gym. "Most hotel gyms are just a small row of treadmills, and...
  • Pakistan: Polio vaccine a must for exit travellers May 14, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan will require all travellers leaving the country to obtain a polio vaccination from June 1, 2014, the health ministry said on Tuesday. A statement from the ministry said the restrictions comply with a decision by the World Health Organisation advising travellers of all ages to be vaccinated by next...