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PM Modi's Denmark visit to shape new elements of partnership
India

PM Modi's Denmark visit to shape new elements of partnership

PM Modi on 3 May will travel to Copenhagen on an official visit at the invitation of Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen

Aerial ropeway project Dharamshala Skyway completed, travel to McLeodganj in 5 minutes
India

Aerial ropeway project Dharamshala Skyway completed, travel to McLeodganj in 5 minutes

This 1.8-kilometre-long ropeway has reduced the travel time from Dharamshala to McLeodganj from 45 minutes to 5 minutes

No RT-PCR tests, no form filling: UK to lift all COVID-19 international travel restrictions
World

No RT-PCR tests, no form filling: UK to lift all COVID-19 international travel restrictions

The UK government said that it would maintain a range of contingency measures in reserve, which would enable swift and proportionate action to delay any future harmful variants of COVID-19 entering the country

Out of water, on the wall: Lodhi Colony’s latest mural breaks travel boundaries
Arts & Culture

Out of water, on the wall: Lodhi Colony’s latest mural breaks travel boundaries

The mural titled 'Fish Out of Water' is a collaboration between Aashti Miller, India-based architect and illustrator, and Germany's Greta von Richthofen, who works on documentary narratives and graphic novels.

Mumbai: Rapid RT-PCR test mandatory for all international passengers landing at city's airport
India

Mumbai: Rapid RT-PCR test mandatory for all international passengers landing at city's airport

All symptomatic passengers testing positive at the airport will be admitted at Seven Hills Hospital, while asymptomatic passengers will be admitted to BKC or Kanjurmarg Jumbo COVID Facility.

Dubai Air Show opens to industry on the mend amid COVID-19
World

Dubai Air Show opens to industry on the mend amid COVID-19

This year, however, the five-day exhibition is expected to be more muted than in the past due to the subdued state of flying and travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

From when to book to contactless check-in, tips to reduce risk of COVID infection when flying
India

From when to book to contactless check-in, tips to reduce risk of COVID infection when flying

To aid in continued safety vigilance, here are Fareportal India’s top tips to fly safely and minimize potential exposure this season

Top US diplomat to travel to India from 6 to 7 October, to visit New Delhi and Mumbai during trip
India

Top US diplomat to travel to India from 6 to 7 October, to visit New Delhi and Mumbai during trip

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R Sherman will travel to New Delhi on 6 October and to Mumbai on the next day, the US State Department said

Meghalaya's Kongthong selected for entry to Best Tourism Village; all you need to know about 'whistling village'
India

Meghalaya's Kongthong selected for entry to Best Tourism Village; all you need to know about 'whistling village'

Each of the 700 villagers in Kongthong is not known by a name, but by a tune. Within a week of a baby’s birth, the mother assigns the child a tune, which becomes their name.

Immunised but banned: European Union says not all COVID-19 vaccines are equal
World

Immunised but banned: European Union says not all COVID-19 vaccines are equal

The officially EU-endorsed vaccines also include those made by Pfizer, Moderna and J&J. However, they don't include the AstraZeneca shot made in India or many other vaccines used in developing countries

'Experience of a lifetime': Richard Branson completes space tour aboard Virgin Galactic vessel
World

'Experience of a lifetime': Richard Branson completes space tour aboard Virgin Galactic vessel

Virgin Galactic plans two further flights, and then the start of regular commercial operations from early 2022 with ticket prices ranging from $2,00,000 to $2,50,000

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, desperate dashes to Greenland and Himalayas, and inventiveness of an uninitiated tourist
Entertainment

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, desperate dashes to Greenland and Himalayas, and inventiveness of an uninitiated tourist

Only in 2020 – while daydreaming of the adventures I never took – did I entertain the possibility that the “Secret Life” in the title was not literal but figurative. That Walter Mitty visualises what he must to rationalise a dark week in his career.

In photos: The vibrant 'tube houses' that dominate Hanoi's streets and are considered vital by urban architects
Lifestyle

In photos: The vibrant 'tube houses' that dominate Hanoi's streets and are considered vital by urban architects

Tall, thin and brightly coloured, Hanoi's "tube houses" dominate the city's streets as nine million people compete for space in the bustling capital.

'We’re staying cautious': France to welcome vaccinated tourists from next week
World

'We’re staying cautious': France to welcome vaccinated tourists from next week

The relaxed rules will kick in from Wednesday, offering a boost for France’s valuable tourism sector.

In time for summer, Europe sees dramatic fall in virus cases, hospitalisations
World

In time for summer, Europe sees dramatic fall in virus cases, hospitalisations

Europe saw the largest decline in new COVID-19 infections and deaths this week compared with any other region, while also reporting about 44 percent of adults had received at least one dose of vaccine.

Fuelled by COVID-19 vaccinations, travel numbers climb as Americans hit the road for holiday
World

Fuelled by COVID-19 vaccinations, travel numbers climb as Americans hit the road for holiday

Vacation destinations like Las Vegas, Hawaii and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, were among the top destinations for holiday revellers.

Vaccine passports: How a global verification system would work for international travel
India

Vaccine passports: How a global verification system would work for international travel

Keen to avoid losing another summer of holiday revenue to COVID-19 pandemic, the EU and some Asian governments and the airline industry are scrambling to develop so-called vaccine passports

COVID-19: Planning to travel by train? Here are guidelines issued by some states
India

COVID-19: Planning to travel by train? Here are guidelines issued by some states

If you need to travel urgently, read these instructions before stepping out of your home

WHO against use of vaccine passports for international travel as it would promote inequality
World

WHO against use of vaccine passports for international travel as it would promote inequality

Some have criticized that the passport would lead to discrimination between young, old and rich, poor.

How do you write an Anthony Bourdain book without Anthony Bourdain? Laurie Woolever tries, with 'World Travel'
Arts & Culture

How do you write an Anthony Bourdain book without Anthony Bourdain? Laurie Woolever tries, with 'World Travel'

Almost three years after his death, and after a pandemic that almost completely shut down international travel, Ecco will publish World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Bourdain and his longtime assistant Woolever.