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  • Lisa Ray: Need to promote culture of self-care in India

    Actress Lisa Ray believes there's a need to “promote a culture of self-care” in India and across the world.

  • Go and Do: Attend a special yoga workshop with your kids, plus more

    4 pm Explore the benefits of yoga with your kids at a special yoga workshop, organised for parents and kids at Millk.

  • DCW: LG's office told her not to come to work, says Swati Maliwal

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Swati Maliwal expressed disappointment at the cancellation of her appointment as Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief by the Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung

  • Cortana brings cultural savviness to new markets: Microsoft

    As the Windows 10 is all set to be launched on July 29, Microsoft has already started to give out details of the much-awaited product

  • Apples fetch good prices for growers in Himachal Pradesh

    Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh are delighted as the state is expecting apple production to reach 50 million. Himachal Pradesh is country's largest apple basket and this year adequate rainfall has added more flavor to the fruit.

  • TIimeless heritage in stone

    The Making of the Island City of Mumbai, produced by CSMVS, Mumbai, supported by Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

  • The power of poetry on stage

    Based on a research paper by Yale student Nitika Khaitan, Godrej India Culture Lab is looking at performance poetry in various languages, speaking to 40 poets in the city. The event will see young talent push boundaries in performance poetry

  • Overwhelming crowd delays traditional chariot festival in Puri

    The three chariots belong to Lord Jagannath, Lord Balram and Goddess Subhadra. Nearly two million devotees streamed into Puri for the highly regarded festival

  • Mumbai food: AD Singh's tribute to Irani cafe culture

    Mumbai, the home ground of Irani cafes and culinary fanatic Parsis, readies to judge a hospitality veteran on nostalgia. Phorum Dalal drops in for chai

  • Annual Chinj Festival in J&K's Kathua attracts large crowds from all religions

    Come June, the mountainous village of Bani in Kathua district is abuzz with festivities, as people in large numbers turn out to celebrate the annual Chinj festival.

  • Japan attracting foreigners to boost its tourism sector

    apan is trying to woo foreign visitors by promoting its famous tourist destinations. In a recently held `Visit Japan Asia Travel Mart 2015, an expo organized by the Japan National Tourism Organisation, many Japanese private and public sector representatives interacted with the travel agencies from Asia.

  • Japan promotes tourism with more tourist-friendly initiatives

    Mitsubishi Minatomirai Industrial Museum is a major tourist attraction in Japan. Established by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. in June 1994, the aim was to give youngsters the opportunity to expand their dreams as they move into the future by experiencing science and technology.

  • Restaurant uses toy train to serve food

    A restaurant in Vadodara named "La Pizza Traino" has designed a special toy train to serve pizza to customers. The roof of the restaurant has been replaced by a network of railway tracks for toy train to move on them.

  • PM Modi should break his silence on BJP's VIP culture: Congress

    Congress leader P.L. Punia on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on the apparent 'VIP culture' practiced by ministers of the Bharatiya Janata Party

  • Union Minister Kiren Rijiju 'delays' flight, 3 'offloaded' to accommodate him

    Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was at the centre of a controversy for delaying an Air India flight from Leh to Delhi for about an hour and for the offloading of three of its passengers, including a child, allegedly to accommodate him and his aide

  • AI flight delayed by an hour as Maharashtra CM's aide 'forgot document'

    Officials told mid-day that Air India flight AI-191 (Mumbai-Newark), which Fadnavis and his entourage were supposed to fly on, was delayed by nearly an hour in the wee hours of yesterday because the CM’s principal secretary had not brought the proper documents along

  • Shilpa Shetty: Hate shopping in India because of selfie culture

    Unlike moving out in the hot and humid weather for shopping and inviting unwanted attention from her fans, actress-enterprenuer Shilpa Shetty likes to buy products online as she says e-commerce is “unparalleled” and gives her a convenient and reliable shopping experience.

  • Sweltering heat, quake-ravaged Nepal bring tourists to Himachal Pradesh

    Thousands of foreign and domestic tourists flocked to India's hill state of Himachal Pradesh due to sweltering heat in many parts of the country and aftershocks in earthquake-hit Nepal, thus providing extra income to local businessmen. Tourists who were headed to Nepal, cancelled their bookings in the earthquake-ravaged country, and are instead exploring Himachal Pradesh known for its scenic beauty, food and culture.

  • Floating restaurants in Kashmir's Dal Lake attract tourists

    Srinagar, June 16 (ANI): Floating restaurants in the famous Dal Lake in Jammu and Kashmir have become new hot spot as they provide refreshing break during the boat rides. The Dal Lake is famous for its scenic beauty, houseboats and shikara, a traditional Kashmiri gondola-shaped boat, which draws visitors from all over the world to the stunningly beautiful Himalayan region of Kashmir. Though a shikara ride in the Dal Lake takes four to five hours, it can be tiring for the children. But the new concept of floating restaurants has become an instant hit among the tourists as they provide snacks and refreshment during the boat ride itself. A restaurant owner, Feroz Ahmed claimed floating restaurant is his concept. The tourists taking boat rides can halt near the restaurant and have a bite before proceeding further. It has also become a source of income for the unemployed youth. A tourist, Pooja said she is thrilled with the experience of floating restaurants.

  • Love thy neighbour

    There is something unique about Prime Minister Modi’s Bangladesh visit