NMA to preserve Tarabai Maharani samadhi and other sites

National Monument Authority officials visited the Sangam Mahuli near Satara and the samadhis (tomb) of Maratha queens Tarabai and Yashubai. A comprehensive development report on Mahuli group of temples, known as Dakshin Kashi, comprising five grand temples, will be given to the Central ministry of culture.
#Tarabai #NationalMonumentAuthority #Maratha #Satara #Travel #TouristDestinations


4 hours ago

Akasa Air first look crew uniform photos of comfortable eco friendly outfit

The startup carrier is likely to start services by the end of this month. The airline is backed by ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. The company said it is the first Indian airline to have introduced custom trousers and jackets, with their fabric specially made for Akasa Air.
#RakeshJhunjhunwala #AkasaAir #Indian #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


6 hours ago

Tougher road to God’s own country? Here is how much airfares to Kerala now cost

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan recently wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention in cooling down inflated airfares. Tourism contributes 11 per cent to the State’s GDP. From Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram, the average price of an air ticket is Rs 10,500 approximately for Indigo Airlines.
#PinarayiVijayan #IndigoAirlines #Kerala #Travel #AirTravel


6 hours ago

Uttarakhand preps for Kanwar yatra with special trains, market for pilgrims

A record four crore devotees are expected to arrive for the upcoming Kanwar pilgrimage. Special arrangements are being put in place in Uttarakhand by the Mela administration and departments concerned. Northern Railways has decided to operate special trains during the pilgrimage. A special 'Kanwar market' is being set up near Har-ki-Pauri at Pantdeep and Chamgadar Tapu near Ganga.
#NorthernRailways #Kan #Uttarakhand #Travel #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


6 hours ago

Adorable black bear plays with paint

A video of a black bear playing with paint has gone viral. Fern the bear named Fern is seen rubbing its face and paws on the paint-covered ground. Fern opted for some face painting fun with the non-toxic paint instead. In February, paintings made by Banksy, a rescue dog named after the famous graffiti artist, were auctioned for 498 pounds.
#Fern #PetsAnimals #Wildlife #HobbiesLeisure


6 hours ago

IndiGo trends on Twitter as netizens post memes on flight delays

About 55 per cent of IndiGo's domestic flights were delayed on Saturday. The airline faced one of the biggest flight delays reportedly due to a shortage of crew members. Social media platforms have since been flooded with posts about the incident. Some netizens also took to Twitter to share hilarious memes related to the delay.
#IndiGo #Travel #AirTravel #News


7 hours ago

Top 5 Trekking Trails in Nagaland

Nagaland is one state that offers myriad options for adventure sports enthusiasts. The state has one of the most scenic mountains of the Purvanchal Ranges in India. You can also find Rhododendrons, also known as wild mountain orchids, on your way.
#Nagaland #Travel


8 hours ago

Spain sees spike in tourism levels, still under pre-pandemic levels

Number of foreign tourists visiting Spain in May jumped more than five times from the same month last year to 6.97 million. Foreign tourists spent 8.02 billion euros ($8.36 billion) in Spain, up from 1.4 billion euros in May last year.
#Spain #Travel #TouristDestinations


9 hours ago

Akasa Air unveils first look of its crew uniform

Akasa Air is likely to start services by the end of this month. The startup carrier is backed by ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. It had taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 max aircraft in India on June 21 and plans to conduct proving flights this week.
#RakeshJhunjhunwala #AkasaAir #Boeing737 #India #Travel #AirTravel #BusinessIndustrial


9 hours ago

Shanghai Disneyland re-opens amid potential COVID-19 outbreak

Shanghai Disneyland, a theme-based park of Walt Disney threw opened its gate for visitors on Thursday. The theme park witnessed thousands of visitors on its first day as it opened after being shut for three months. The crowd has been pouring into the resort since then as the park tickets were quickly snapped up for the first few days of reopening.
#Disney #COVID19 #Shanghai #Travel #TouristDestinations #ThemeParks


13 hours ago

Services on yellow line of Delhi metro disrupted after woman jumps in front...

Services on yellow line of Delhi metro delayed after woman jumps in front of moving train. Incident took place at Jor Bagh metro station. Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi and HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon. DMRC later informed that normal services have resumed on the yellow line.
#DMRC #Delhi #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #Travel


13 hours ago

71% of IndiGo flights operate on time a day after DGCA sought report over delays

71.8% of IndiGo flights operated on time on Sunday as compared to 45.2% on Saturday. GoFirst’s OTP was 97.09%, AirAsia India’�s 95.6%, Vistara operated 93.3% flights on time followed by SpiceJet.
#IndiGo #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #Travel


13 hours ago

Muslim pilgrims flock to Mecca for first post-pandemic haj

Thousands of pilgrims started arriving in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday. One million Muslims are expected to attend the 2022 haj pilgrimage season after two years of major disruption caused by the COVID pandemic. Authorities have said only one million people can join the 2022 season, less than half of pre-pandemic travellers.
#Muslims #Muslim #Mecca #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #Travel


14 hours ago

Sixteen, including school children, killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

School bus was en-route from Kullu-to Sainj on Neoli-Shansher road. Rescue operation is underway. Death numbers may rise, official says. Rescue teams have reached the spot, adding the injured were being taken to a nearby hospital.
#Himachal #Travel #TouristDestinations


15 hours ago

Sixteen, including school children, killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal

School bus was en-route from Kullu-to Sainj on Neoli-Shansher road. Rescue operation is underway. Death numbers may rise, official says. Rescue teams have reached the spot, adding the injured were being taken to a nearby hospital.
#Himachal #Travel #TouristDestinations


15 hours ago

IndiGo's 'On-time' Performance Takes Hit Over Weekend as Crew Call Sick on...

Fifty-five percent of IndiGo’s domestic flights were delayed on Saturday as a significant number of cabin crew members took sick leave. Sources in the industry say they ostensibly went for an Air India recruitment drive. The Tata Group took control of Air India on January 27, after successfully winning the bid for the airline on October 8 last year.
#IndiGo #Travel #AirTravel


16 hours ago

Udaipur murder casts shadow on tourism; tourists cancel advance hotel bookings

More than half the hotel bookings made for the next two months in Udaipur have been cancelled. This has come as a major setback for the tourism industry, which is the main source of livelihood for a majority of people in the city. Stakeholders fear the incident will have a negative impact on the tourism season beginning September.
#Udaipur #Travel


16 hours ago

How a recruitment drive left hundreds of travellers stranded across airports in India

On July 2, Saturday, hundreds of IndiGo passengers were left stranded across airports in India after multiple flights were delayed. The Indian airline with the highest (On Time Performance) was left struggling to keep its record intact. Non-availability of crew members was cited as the primary reason for the hindrance.
#IndiGo #Indian #India #Travel #AirTravel


16 hours ago

Indian Railways Update: IRCTC Cancels 150 Trains Today on July 4; Check Full...

Indian Railways has decided to cancel 150 trains on July 4 due to due to maintenance and operational reasons. Railways have put up a list of fully and partially cancelled trains on its website for the passengers’ convenience. The national transporter have requested passengers to check train details by visiting https://enquiry.iN/mntes or NTES app.
#IRCTC #Travel #BusRail #BusinessIndustrial


17 hours ago

Surat’s Dumas beach is considered haunted

Dumas beach is about 20 km from Surat in Gujarat. The sand at the beach is black, providing fertile ground for stories about curses and dark magic. Dumas was once a crematorium. The sand is black because of the ash from cremated bodies, and many of these spirits still roam the beach.
#Surat #ArtsEntertainment #Offbeat #OccultParanormal


17 hours ago