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  • News 360: Goa ministers spent over Rs 13 crore on foreign tours in 2 years 2 days ago

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • Travel Escape: Exploring Shoghi and Kanha 4 days ago

    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...
  • Goa ministers, MLAs go ahead with Brazil junket on tax payers' money July 6, 2014

    Panaji: Despite the widespread criticism and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar officially announcing the cancellation of the junket to FIFA World Cup, two state ministers and four MLAs have gone ahead with the trip on tax payers' money and are currently in Brazil. The trip to Brazil by the six leaders...
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder July 3, 2014

    Panaji: In shocking news from Goa, a 33-year-old woman was allegedly abused, stripped and stuffed with chilly powder in her private parts by her neighbours. The incident allegedly took place on June 22 and 26. The woman claims that on the first day she had registered a complaint with the Mapusa...
  • Overdrive: Meet The Neighbours June 29, 2014

    Overdrive in partnership with Nissan is set to embark on an epic drive called 'Meet The Neighbours', which as the name suggests intends to meet our neighbours. In this episode, we take you through Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...
  • Under fire, Goa government cancels Brazil junket of its six MLAs June 13, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa government which has been receiving flak for its decision to send six MLAs to attend FIFA World Cup on public money cancelled the junket on Friday following the huge public outcry. Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar told CNN-IBN, "Goa government cancelled official tour of MLAs to Brazil, due...
  • Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip: sources June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip after assuming office, say sources. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka in June itself. Earlier in the week, External Affairs Ministry...
  • Karnataka MLAs plagiarise reports on global study tours January 4, 2014

    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 December 27, 2013

    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 December 26, 2013

    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 November 11, 2013

    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...
  • Google's startup brings sightseeing app to Glass August 22, 2013

    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 for...
  • 1,00,000 people apply to go to Mars and not return August 11, 2013

    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 June 8, 2013

    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 May 31, 2013

    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 April 12, 2013

    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 (Department),"...
  • Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba visit licensed by US Treasury Dept: source April 9, 2013

    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 to...
  • US delegates who met Modi paid for the trip: reports March 30, 2013

    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...
  • Take 'liberal view' on Teesta issue: Hasina to Khurshid February 17, 2013

    Dhaka: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid met the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday as part of the two-day official visit to the neighbouring nation. India and Bangladesh reviewed a range of bilateral issues at the second Joint Consultative Commission meeting. Hasina said she hoped India would take a "liberal...
  • Willing to pump in $1 bn in India: Hollande February 16, 2013

    Mumbai: French President Francois Hollande on Friday said French companies are willing to invest up to $1 billion in India, but asked New Delhi to take necessary steps to open up the market by removing obstacles. "There are always obstacles to opening markets," Hollande said addressing industry leaders in the...
  • Spending New Years Eve January 18, 2013

    Now that we are done with bidding 2012 adieu, we take a quick look at how people chose to do so. From a dip stick survey, it seems people are losing the taste for glitzy parties and are, instead, opting for house parties and short getaways. Just 16 per cent...
  • Pratibha Patil spent Rs 18 cr on her last trip as President January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding a huge controversy over expenditure on her foreign travels, the then President Pratibha Patil ran up a bill of Rs 18.08 crore on her last trip abroad shortly before demitting office, according to official information accessed through RTI. The chartering of the Air India Boeing 747-400 jumbo for...
  • Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt to visit North Korea January 3, 2013

    Seoul: Google's executive chairman is preparing to travel to one of the last frontiers of cyberspace: North Korea. Eric Schmidt will be travelling to North Korea on a private, humanitarian mission led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson that could take place as early as this month, according to two...
  • Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trips at Rajghat October 17, 2012

    Visiting Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard tripped and fell on the grass during her visit to Mahatma Gandhi's memorial at Rajghat on Wednesday. Gillard's shoe got stuck in the grass but soon got up and carried on with her visit. Gillard is on a three-day visit to India. Gillard, while...
  • UK: Man takes dead ex-wife on European 'trip' October 7, 2012

    London: A man jilted by his ex-wife first kidnapped and then strangled her. He then took her body on a trip across Europe by road and finally dumped it in a shallow grave, a court in London has heard. Lithuanian-born Rimas Venclovas, 47, was outraged to find his ex-wife Vitalija Baliutaviciene,...
  • Modi continues to question Sonia's foreign trips October 6, 2012

    Junagarh: A combative and unrelenting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night continued his attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's foreign trips and accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of misleading the country on the issue, quoting RTI replies from Indian embassies. "The Prime Minister is misguiding the country. I...
  • PM misleading country on Sonia's trip expense: Modi October 5, 2012

    Jamnagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday night accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of misleading the country on the issue of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's foreign trips, quoting RTI replies from Indian embassies. "The Prime Minister is misguiding the country. I ask the Prime Minister as a common man to...
  • Govt did not pay for Sonia's foreign visits: PMO October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has stepped in to counter the claims that the government had spent huge amount of money on the foreign travel and her treatment abroad. The PMO issued a statement calling the reports quoting an expense of Rs 1880 crore on Sonia's foreign visits...