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Fort Tirakol, Goa – Hidden Gems of India

I want to consider myself a blend of mountain and beach girl. At times I love to wander around the mountains and sometimes, you can discover me to douse the tan from seashores. A year ago, when I went to Goa just because, I had succumbed to Goa from then only. This time, I need […]
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What you’ll love about the new GoPro Hero9 Black

If you didn’t capture it, did you really do it? GoPro’s latest gadget is a power-packed little tool that fits in just what you need to capture all your adventures. The new GoPro Hero9 Black comes with everything you’d expect from GoPro, with a few more surprises. Better battery life, a bigger sensor, a dual […]
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Post Covid, North East would be hub for tourism: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

Dr Singh said that back in 2014 everyone one was saying that we must do something for North East so that the rest of the country can come closer to North East, “we decided to take North East closer to the rest of India with the purpose to let people living in different parts of India acquaint with its cultural heritage, resources, entrepreneurship potential and its excellent natural beauty”. Post Covid, North East would be hub for tourism: Union Minister Dr Jitendra SinghThis story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed. Source…

5 Assamese breakfast recipes to experiment with 

A combination of flavour and nutrition, breakfasts in Assam make the most of their most popular crop: rice. From fermenting it and powdering it to making pancakes and crepes, these Assamese breakfast recipes use rice in multiple ways. Fancy a new kitchen experiment? 5 traditional breakfast dishes from Assam Poita bhat recipe With just three […]
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Heading to the hills? Here are the latest quarantine rules you need to know

If you’re longing to wake up to the scent of pine forests in the Himalayas or the aroma of coffee plantations in Karnataka, but don’t know where to begin, fret not! The Airports Authority of India has put together a consolidated list of quarantine guidelines across all states in India. They provide information about the […]
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Will drive for food: Mumbai to Jaipur—a journey in pictures

A few days ago, I was chatting with my buddy Gurtaj Kahlon when he mentioned that he was going to Chandigarh by road to meet his dad. Gurtaj has a passion for cars and loves to drive so flying isn’t really an option for him. He was planning on driving alone in his swanky Mercedes […]
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Belagavi airport surging towards pre-COVID occupancy levels

Bengaluru: In the midst of the gloom pervading the aviation industry in the country and major airlines reporting heavy losses last week, the Belagavi airport is showing good signs of revival. It operates regular flights to Bengaluru apart from eight other cities under the UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme) project. “Flight movement at Airport Authority of India’s Belagavi airport is witnessing This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

SpiceJet flight with 175 passengers aborts landing

Surat: Around 175 passengers onboard the SpiceJet flight from Delhi experienced anxious moments when the landing of the aircraft was aborted in the first attempt on Saturday night. However, the flight landed successfully in the second attempt.Sources said that the flight’s landing was faulty with high speed on the runway. Before the touchdown, the Air Traffic Control (ATC) informed the pilot of This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

SpiceJet announces daily flights connecting Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.SpiceJet will operate daily direct flights on the Delhi-Darbhanga, Bengaluru-Darbhanga, and Mumbai-Darbhanga sectors starting November 8, 2020.Darbhanga, which was bagged by SpiceJet under UDAN II, will be the airline’s 13th destination under the Aviation This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Hubli-Mumbai Flight Service Begins After Nearly 6 Months

Hubli: The direct flight service from Hubli to Mumbai has commenced from today after almost six months.According to Hubli Airport director Pramod Kumar Thakare, IndiGo Airlines will operate its flight from Hubli to Mumbai three days a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.Thakre further said that the flight will arrive at Hubli at 8 am from Mumbai and departs from Hubli at 8.40 am.19/09/20 IBC This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Offering free tickets on Vande Bharat flights would have further affected airlines’ finances Puri

New Delhi, Sep 21 (PTI) Offering tickets free of cost on flights under the Vande Bharat mission would have further affected the finances of Indian airlines including Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday.    The finances of airlines have been hugely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.    In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Puri said, “The COVID-19 This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Foreign cargo carriers can operate in Bengaluru

The Open Sky Policy for foreign cargo carriers has been amended by the government, to restrict operations of foreign ad hoc and pure non-scheduledfreighter charter service flights to six airports, including Bengaluru.According to an Aeronautical Information Circular issued on September 18, the Open Sky Policy for foreign cargo carriers has been reviewed and somechanges have been made with a view This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Two women officers to operate helicopters from warships

Kochi: Sub Lieutenant (SLt) Kumudini Tyagi and SLt Riti Singh would, in effect, be the first set of women airborne tacticians in India who would operate from the deck of warships.Earlier, entry of women was restricted to the fixed wing aircraft that took off and landed ashore.The two are a part of a group of 17 officers of the Navy, including four women officers and three officers of the Indian This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Jet fuel is now so cheap it’s being blended for use by ships

New Delhi: The fuel that powers passenger planes is normally among the most expensive oil products, but in a sign of the times the coronavirus has turned it into a blending component for typically cheaper shipping fuel.Straight-run kerosene, usually processed into jet fuel, is now being used to make very low-sulfur fuel oil for the maritime industry amid a plunge in consumption by airlines. This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Air India special flight ‘rescues’ stranded Indians and Cambodians amid pandemic

An Air India flight arrived in Cambodia yesterday, as part of the “Mission Vande Bharat” by the Indian government, after rescuing stranded Cambodians in India and evacuated Indians who were stranded in Cambodia due to COVID-19.According to the Indian embassy in Cambodia, approximately 50 Cambodians arrived back in the country on flight AI–1305 yesterday and have been taken for mandatory 14-day This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Indians May Not be Allowed to Enter This Country When Normal International Flights Resume

New Delhi: In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, Indian travellers are likely to be restricted from entering South Africa. Notably, the country is all set to relax its lockdown restrictions and resume international travel from October 1.However, the South African government is facing dilemma whether it should include BRICS partners India and Brazil on a list of countries that could be debarred from This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Air India Express’ short-term loans get ICRA downgrade

Mumbai: ICRA has downgraded the rating for Air India Express’ (AIEL’s) short-term loans to A4 from A4+, given the adverse impact of Covid on air travel. The revision also reflects the likelihood of its extended impact, according to the rating agency.The rating also takes into account AIEL’s stretched credit profile, characterised by negative net worth and a high outstanding to Air India and otherThis story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

At Daily Loss of Rs 28 Crore in Q1, Air India Struggles to Stay Afloat as Govt Keeps Pushing Deadlines

The Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a good cover for the government’s narrative on a failed Air India selloff. While we are continuously assured of multiple bidders being in the fray for buying out this loss-maker, the government has been postponing the selloff date month after month.Now, a raging pandemic and resultant disinterest among potential bidders is being cited to push deadlines This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Centre may sweeten Air India stake sale deal, discusses plans for potential bidders

New Delhi: The Centre is all set to go ahead with the process of disinvestment of cash-strapped Air India and is reportedly considering suggestions to further sweeten the deal for prospective bidders by allowing some relaxations along the bidding process. Earlier this year, the stake sale process was restarted with amended terms, including hiving off a significant part of the 87-year-old nationalThis story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Vande Bharat Mission: Non-scheduled Air India flight arrives in Indore from Dubai

 Indore: Under Vande Bharat Mission, a non-scheduled international flight of Air India arrived from Dubai to Indore’s Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on wee hours of Monday.The flight was carrying 91 passengers including 2 minor one. Airport Director Aryana Sanyal informed that the VBM flight arriving from Dubai landed here at 04.12 hrs(IST).After one hour it returned to Mumbai 05.11 hrs(IST). This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Only 21 Air India routes are profitable, says minister

The beleaguered national carrier Air India’s 21 routes, including nine domestic and 12 international, meet the total cost of operating flights out of 100 routeswhere the airline operated between April 2019 and March 2020, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri revealed in a written reply in Parliament.Puri was replying to a question by All India Trinamool Congress’ Dibyendru Adhikari in the This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Ginger signs second hotel in Guwahati

The hotel, a Greenfield project, will be located on Rajgarh Road connecting the commercially vibrant Guwahati-Shillong Road and the old town area of Chanmari
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Qatar Airways, Etihad resume services from Hyderabad airport

Hyderabad: Hyderabad International Airport has re-connected with Qatar, the peninsular Arab country and Etihad has connected with UAE, restarting their services under the air transport bubbles.Qatar Airways now connects Hyderabad with Doha with weekly twice every Saturday and Sunday flights. Qatar Airways resumed its operations from September 13 onwards.The airport has resumed services to UAE as This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Coronavirus can spread on airplanes; antiseptic nasal spray may help curb transmission

As many countries have started lifting flight restrictions despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have raised concerns about in-flight transmission. The aviation industry has been claiming that flying during the pandemic is safer than traveling by bus and train or sitting in a restaurant or a workplace. But two new international studies have provided stronger evidence suggesting that This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Chhattisgarh: Flight services begin from upgraded Jagdalpur airport

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday launched flight services from Maa Danteshwari Airport in Jagdalpur under the Centre’s UDAN scheme. Alliance Air will operate services to Raipur, some 300 kilometers away, and Hyderabad from the airport, which is named after the famous Goddess Danteshwari temple in Dantewada in tribal-dominated Bastar division.In a recorded video messageThis story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Civil Aviation Research Organisation to begin ops from May 2022 in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Civil Aviation Research Organisation (CARO) complex, the first research centre in the aviation sector in the country which is coming up at the old airport in Begumpet here, will be operational from May 2022.The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allotted Rs 354 crore under Phase-I for the complex, which is coming up on 20 acres, according to a reply given by Civil Aviation This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Mumbai: Slum redevelopment at airport’s funnel zone to be fast-tracked

The Maharashtra state government is in talks with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to expedite the slum and old buildings redevelopment projects in Mumbai’s funnel zone (aircraft take-off and landing path).As a first step, the state housing department has appealed to the AAI to process all related works from Mumbai only and not from Delhi.A senior official from the Mantrayala explained, “This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

2 more flights resume ops from Jaipur

Jaipur: With gradual improvement in the load of air travellers from the Jaipur airport, two more flights have been added to its schedule.Now, Jaipur airport has 32 flights in its schedule out of which 28 flights are operated. One additional flight to Hyderabad and one flight to Bengaluru have started operating from Thursday onwards.Except for Agra and Lucknow flights to various destinations are This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Trainer aircraft crashes in UP’s Azamgarh; 1 dead, another injured

 ——————————sftyLucknow: A rookie pilot Konark Saran died and another one was injured in a trainer aircraft crash in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh at 11:20 am on Monday. Four people were on board the four-seater aircraft, two jumped out with the help of parachutes, news agency IANS said. The injured has been rushed to a hospital, locals said.The Azamgarh Police reached the spot in This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Kadapa Airport runway expansion works will be completed by next March: Centre

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said the expansion work at Kadapa Airport would be completed by March next year. Replying to a question posed by YSRCP member V Vijayasai Reddy in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, he said the Airports Authority of India (AAI) was overseeing the expansion of existing runways, taxiways and aprons at Kadapa airport. He said the Kadapa Airport This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Indian Air Force’s Rafale fleet to have first woman pilot soon: Report

New Delhi: On the day when two women officers were selected to embark on Indian Navy warships as part of the crew, official sources said on Monday that a woman fighter pilot will soon join the Indian Air Force’s 17 Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’.Notably, five Rafale combat aircraft made by French company Dassault Aviation were inducted into ‘Golden Arrows’ earlier this month.News agency PTI mentioned This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Mumbai court refuses ED’s intervention in Jet Airways police case

Mumbai: In a major setback for the Enforcement Directorate (ED), a local court has refused to allow ED’s intervention application seeking to be heard before the court decides on the closure report filed by Mumbai Police in the Jet Airways matter.The two law enforcement agencies are at loggerheads with each after the city police in June this year closed a cheating case against Jet Airways, its This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed….

Indian Travellers may be Barred from this Country

South Africa could ban flyers from India and Brazil due to their high level of infections This story has not been edited by TA World This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed. Source is published from a syndicated feed….

Eurostar Re-introduces Direct Service to Disneyland Paris

With Disneyland Paris opening in phases, Eurostar resumes its direct service to the amusement park with safety and hygiene rules in place This story has not been edited by TA World This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed. Source is published from a syndicated feed….

Mumbai’s murals come alive with Snapchat’s latest AR feature

Picture this: you’re walking past Amitabh Bachchan’s larger-than-life painting in Mumbai’s Bandra and you point your phone at it. The camera recognises the artwork, animates Big B and the elements in the image and also adds film soundtracks and iconic dialogues to the background. This is how the city’s coolest murals are coming to life, […]
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Dining Al Fresco in Delhi

Restaurants in South Delhi will soon get open-air dining spaces with increased seating capacity This story has not been edited by TA World This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed. Source is published from a syndicated feed….

Thailand is about to roll out a limited-edition, 9-month Special Tourist Visa

Thailand may have had tourists nervous with reports of it not reopening for the rest of the year, but there’s some good news now: the popular destination is set to introduce a new 90-day, long-term visa for travellers to bring visitors back to the country. Those who get approval for this special tourist visa will […]
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A trip to blessing and bliss

That rsquo;s how in this unlock phase 4 Samanyashastram Art Gallery, Manikondahas organised a photography exhibition titled lsquo;Kashi rsquo;.
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With India and Indians opening up, food companies see demand drop

Since April, there has been a surge in demand as consumers filled their grocery carts with many companies ramping up production capacities to meet increased sales. However, marketers said consumers who recoiled from restaurant food earlier have increasingly started ordering on food delivery apps such as Swiggy and Zomato. This story has not been edited by TA World and is published from a syndicated feed. Source…