September 24, 2020 13:19 (IST)
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On the trail of Buddha

Deepankar Aron has been on a discovery route looking for the Buddhist connection binding India, China and the Far East. His new book On the Trail of Buddha is the culmination of those travels. The author speaks to Ranjita Biswas on his experiences

Jammu and Kashmir: NGO Wath Haawuk conducts trek to Tulain Lake

Srinagar: A trek to Tulian Lake in Pahalgam was organized by Wath Haawuk on Sept 20. 

SpiceJet to connect Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru with daily flights

Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Mozambican tourism sector sees 3,000 employees back to work

Maputo/Xinhua: Some 3,000 workers from the country's tourism sector have already returned to work after months of hiatus due to COVID-19, Mozambique's national radio station RM reported on Sunday.

Uzbekistan to resume int'l tourism next month

Tashkent/Xinhua: Uzbekistan has allowed tour operators to organize group tours for foreign citizens to visit the country from Oct. 1, the country's special commission on COVID-19 said Friday.

SpiceJet launches dedicated cargo services to various cities in the North East

Gurugram: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the largest air cargo operator, has launched 14 new cargo flights to and from North Eastern India using its Bombardier Q400 freighters thus ensuring unparalleled connectivity with the rest of the country.

Indians top chart of 1.77 lakh tourists visiting Nepal in first eight months of 2020

Kathmandu: As many as 1,77,675 foreign tourists visited Nepal in the first eight months of 2020 and a significant number of them were from India, as per data released by country's Department of Immigration (DOI).

Ecuador issues first electronic passport

Quito/Xinhua: Ecuador issued its first electronic passport as part of a modernization drive of the country's identification systems, based on the technical recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Bangladesh eases air travel restrictions on domestic flights

Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh eased from Sunday air travel restrictions on domestic flights as the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) has issued updated guidelines.

IndiGo operated 50,000 flights during COVID-19 lockdown

Mumbai/UNI: IndiGo airlines, marked the completion of 50,000 flights since the lockdown began in March on Saturday, the company said in a statement.

SpiceJet repatriates 160 Indian nationals from Philippines

Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet has operated its maiden repatriation flight from the Philippines under the Vande Bharat Mission.

SpiceJet introduces zero cancellation service for passengers

Gurugram/IBNS: India's private airline SpiceJet is allowing its passengers to cancel tickets and claim full reimbursement of the cancellation charges without any hassle.

Etihad Airways keeps guests protected with global COVID-19 insurance

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is introducing COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover as part of Etihad Wellness, the airlines new health and hygiene programme.

IndiGo commences flights between Male and Kochi under Air Bubble

Kochi/IBNS: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.

A trip down memory lane to Freddie Mercury's life in Switzerland's Montreux on his 74th birthday

Farrokh Bulsara, known to his fans as Freddie Mercury- lead vocalist of the rock band Queen is regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time. On 5th September 2020, what would have been his 74th birthday, we take a trip down memory lane to the rock-star’s life in Switzerland!