Pulsating Moments In Penang
A throbbing nightlife, beaches, water
sports, Buddhist temples... Penang is
a slice of Malaysia you want to see.
Homeopath Mukesh Batra takes a lens
view of life during a recent vacation
A Day Goes By
Bright lights, opulent settings,
sirens and imitations of monumental
works of art, bang in the middle of a
War And Peace In Lanka
The scorching sun beats down on the
dusty village roads. But the people
who line the streets are oblivious to
Sweet Sweet Midi Maavu
The tender Midi Maavu at the fest in
Shimoga had Veerendra P M slurping in
Sanctuary Of Temple Elephants
Harish Halemane takes us to Punnathur
Kotta, in Kerala, which boasts of
being home to 62 temple elephants.
Of Golden Lanes And Franz Kafka
The St Vitus Cathedral, Musical
Fountain, Petrin Tower and Hall of
Mirrors are only a few of the many
star attractions that Prague boasts
of, writes P Srinivasan . . .
Sweat It Out
Heavy rains. Lives lost. Drought and
crop failure lead to farmer suicides.
This pattern is here to stay.
Sheila Kumar emerges as peaceful as
the Enlightened One after a quiet day
at Sanchi. . .
Homegrown Heros Go Cross Country
From Kutch to Kivithoo, Rishad Saam
Mehta encountered wild asses, friendly
truck drivers and fiery kebabs when he
travelled the breadth of India.
Treasure Tours & Travels To Tap
Medical Tourism Segment
In a bid to tap the immense potential
of medical tourism in India, which is
pegged to hit a whopping Rs 10,000
crore by 2012 according to a recent
CII study, Treasure Tours & Travels is
firming up plans to offer integrated
medical tourism services.
Abacus Launches Abacus Smartprice In
Abacus International has announced the
launch of its new product for the
Indian market called Abacus SmartPrice,
which is regarded to be a new airfare
pricing system that claims to boost
Enit Declares India As ‘Focus Country’
The call of the United Nations, on the
occasion of the First UN Global Road
Safety Week, to reduce death and
disability from accidents will have
particular resonance in
Tourism Australia To Open Dedicated
Office In India
The rapid growth in the Indian
outbound market has prompted Tourism
Australia (TA) to open an office in
India to take advantage of increasing
Carved By Time
IF there is one thing nearly as
amazing as the Silathoranam itself, it
is that this rare archaeological
wonder is so little known.
And Thereby Hangs A Tail
Go wild and explore the great outdoors
with some irresistibly funny people
who write on Nature, says PANKAJA
Online travel in
Asia enters a new phase with the launch of Sprice.com, a search engine for
airfares and hotel rates.
Lucky At Last, It's A Langur
Lured by the prospect of finding the
rare and endangered Nilgiri langur, we
decide to take the road to the
Korakundah rainforest, 69 km from
Relics Of The Colonial Past
Sprawling compounds, high ceilings,
spacious sitting rooms, antique
Outside The Covers
The e-mailed invitation to visit the
Abu Dhabi book fair leaves me somewhat
Black Marigolds In Steinbeck's Country
"Cannery Row in
in California is a poem, a stink, a
grating noise, a quality of light, a
tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.
In Their Hearts, He Lives On...
For the soldiers guarding the frozen
Sela Pass, Jaswant baba, who died in
the 1962 war, continues to be a source
of life and inspiration, says Rachna
Bisht-Rawat. . .
In Search Of Surreal Moments
might mean a million things to million
people — from being the ultimate
filming destination, thanks to Yash
Raj, to the land of precision
instruments (think watches, knives and
Mapping Out Water Colours
Chandan Sen profiles the life and work
of Japanese geographer and landscape
painter Hiroshi Shimazaki.
Pulsating Penang Moments
A throbbing nightlife of a different
kind, beaches, water sports, Buddhist
temples - Penang is a slice of
Malaysia you want to see.
Sprice.com, a search engine for
airfares and hotel rates, is launched.
To Egypt With Celina
Celina Jaitley is the Egypt Tourism
Authority's brand ambassador
Negotiations are also going on to
organise the IIFA Awards in Egypt.
Madhya Pradesh: A Private View
This vast state in the north of the
country is filled with riches yet
devoid of crowds.
Hotel Of The Week: The Park Hotel In
Fusing Indian influences with the best
international design is an ambitious
The Top 10: Holiday Hit List In The
What's new: In the middle of one of
the country's most renowned tiger
reserves, an exciting and innovative
safari project has started.
Calcutta: The Road To Hope And Glory
Calcutta's greatest days went the way
of the Raj. But could urban renewal on
a large scale lure a new generation of
tourists, asks Mark Rowe.
24 Hours In: Calcutta
06.00: An early start is well rewarded
with the spectacle of the morning
ablutions and exercises at Armenian
Ghat, under the gaze of the immense
Mark Tully: My Unending Journey
Travel about the subcontinent and you
will find a land of opposites
constantly seeking a middle way.