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June 25, 2014 The early-morning Delhi-Leh flight is a pain. It is seriously early – 5.15am. Check-in is slow, noisy queues form in front of counters – not many Ladhakis on the flight. It’s packed mainly with adventure-seeking youngsters, middle-aged couples out to quench their wanderlust and globe-hopping foreigners, Delhi and Mumbai-wallahs escaping the summer heat, children groggy, nagging and pesky from insufficient sleep. more
Himachal Beckons

Winter in the mountains can be challenging for those of us from the plains. The first few hours are crucial as these take you through the acclimatization process. It was on a one such wintry ...

Revisiting Jabalpur

Jabalpur has a special place in my heart – I stayed here – for two decades and completed my education. This year (2013) in April I got a chance to re-visit Jabalpur – and refresh my me ...

Lake of tranquility

Rancho’s (‘3 Idiots’) stunningly beautiful Pangong Tso lake could also become a bone of contention between India and China, writes Kavita Suri

In Chicago's downtown Theater District if you are looking for a hotel which does not burn a hole in your pocket, but ensures affordable comfort, spacious rooms and a location that is walking distance to the top attractions of the windy city, this is the hotel you can check in. 


Mitte is the lively, trendy district of Berlin which is home to the city's most popular attractions. From the Friedrichstrasse shopping street to Checkpoint Charlie, Mitte is also said to be the origin of Berlin.


Over 300 flights cancelled ...

Tokyo: Airlines were forced to cancel over 300 flights following the collision between a Japan Coast Guard aircraft and a Japan Airlines passenger plane at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday evening even as reports said the plane was cleared to land ahead of the tragedy.

New discount membership clu ...

New Delhi/NITN: Regular flyers on Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s low-cost carrier, can now avail a host of discounts and benefits by enrolling for the new membership club introduced by the airline, recently.

Air India deploys newly ind ...

Gurugram: Air India, a global airline in India, has initiated the deployment of its recently acquired Boeing 777 aircraft to serve all three non-stop routes from Mumbai to the United States.