Category: Travel


Thrill on the Chill Hills Yonder

What I took back from this trip was the warmth of the people, the prayers resonating through wind and water, and a hankering to visit her seven sisters.

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Ryanair Cancels Flights A Day for Staff to Go on Holiday

Dublin: Ryanair has announced it will cancel 40 to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks due to a backlog of staff leave, according to a report by the Guardian. The...


Pagodas, Pubs and Prayers

Landlocked and veiled by a curtain of mist, with winds whispering hushed chants of a prayer reverberated by the rotating prayer wheels and fluttering prayer flags...


Theft: MDF Urges to Install CCTVs at Calicut Airport

Kozhikode: The Malabar Development Forum (MDF) today urged the government to install Closed Circuit Television Cameras (CCTVs) at Calicut International Airport near here...


Air Berlin Cancels 100 Flights After Pilots Call in Sick

Berlin: Air Berlin has been forced to cancel about 100 flights after an “unusually high number” of pilots called in sick, reported UK daily the Guardian. It is...


Special Trains Between Thiruvananthapuram Central And Howrah

Hyderabad: In order to clear extra rush of passengers, two special trains will be operated between Thiruvananthapuram Central and Howrah. In a press statement here...


Stranded Hajj Pilgrims Brought to Srinagar from Delhi  

Srinagar: Hajj pilgrims, who were onboard two special flights from Jeddah to Srinagar and later re-directed to Delhi for a night halt yesterday, were brought to Srinagar...


Railways Announces Special Trains to Clear Onam Festival Rush

Bengaluru: South Western Railway (SWR) will run a tatkal special train from Yesvantpur to Kochuveli and back to clear extra rush during Onam festival. A SWR release here...


Muslims Begin Annual Hajj Pilgrimage in Mecca

  Jeddah: Hundreds of thousands of Muslims began the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Wednesday, donning traditional white garments and heading to a tent camp outside the...


Airlines Mull A380 Hajj Services to Improve Pilgrims’ Travel

London: In a bid to tap the potential business opportunities during the Hajj season, Malaysia Airlines is looking to launch a Hajj service using its surplus large A380...