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Jun 11, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Seven weeks after Easter Sunday attacks, Colombo's Shangri-La Hotel to reopen tomorrowThe Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's Colombo has said that it will reopen on Wednesday, seven weeks after the five-star property was attacked on Easter Sunday by a suicide bomber.
May 21, 2019
Easter Sunday bombings: DNA test confirms death of NTJ leader involved in attack on Sri Lanka’s Shangri-La hotelSri Lanka authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was local NTJ leader Zahran Cassim
Apr 26, 2019
Road to Colombo's CarnageIslam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility
Apr 21, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: 207 killed in explosions at churches, hotels; attack comes in backdrop of religious intoleranceMisinformation on social media with regard to the identity of the perpetrators of the blasts in Sri Lanka and their motivations has been widespread.
Aug 30, 2018
India-US 2+2 talks: US defence official says America 'bullish' on high level meet even as concerns rise over S-400 dealThe upcoming India - US - India 2+2 talks - an apex bilateral meetup in New Delhi next week - is not just ‘historic’ but will throw up a set of ‘very concrete outcomes’ which will serve as enablers for the India US relationship well beyond the high optics of September 6 and 7, a top official of the US Defence Department in Washington DC Wednesday.
Apr 09, 2017
Down and out in Little Lhasa: Notes from McLeod Ganj cafésMy journey to McLeod Ganj turned out to be quite unexpected. Just like all journeys should be.
Jul 18, 2016
Road brings jeans, satellite TV to Himalayan Shangri-LaThe former Buddhist kingdom of Upper Mustang in Nepal is facing unprecedented change as a new highway brings modernity to the roof of the world.
Feb 12, 2014
Luxury hotels swap keys in India's economic slumpow, US-based Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc is in talks with the same owner to take over management of the property under its St. Regis brand, people familiar with the matter said, part of a shake-out at the luxury segment of India's ailing hotel industry.
Dec 12, 2013
Leela to Shangri-La: Why home-grown hotel chains are ditching global brandsbrands enter India's hospitality sector, older hotel management firms in India are discovering that they need to update operating methods and fees to stay competitive. Unlike the scenario, say a decade or two ago, when there were just a handful of global brands in the country, the market has come full circle wherein hotel owners have become more business savvy and today have greater bargaining power with the plethora of brands available.
Sep 17, 2013
World's highest civilian airport Daocheng Yading opens in ChinaThe world's highest-altitude civilian airport has started operating in Sichuan province neighbouring Tibet, dramatically cutting travel time in the remote region in southwestern China.