- New smart card passport goes viral: Here's the truth
Lately, an image of a passport has gone viral in social media platforms including Facebook and Whatsapp. The picture shows a chip-smart card and the passport seems to have been issued by the Republic of India. Also, the information of the card holder is mentioned very clearly.
- TravelCost of living lists 3 Indian cities among cheapest to live
Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru have been listed among the cheapest places to live in the world, said the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey.TravelHoli Special Trains 2019: Check complete IRCTC Train schedule here
Indian Railways has announced Holi special trains to ensure mild rush in the regular trains.TravelIRCTC Holi Special Trains 2019: Check train number, travel time, routes and more
To make Holi 2019 more special, the Northern Railway has announced the launch of special trains which will help people meet their families in this festival of colors. This year, Holi will be celebrated on March 20 and March 21. Accordingly, the railway officials have published the schedules for these trains are as follows.TravelFlight travel: Things you should keep in mind before boarding
So, you have purchased flight tickets, booked hotel room, packed your luggages and checked the place you are going to visit. But, are they enough to get set for a smooth travel. Certainty not! You have to take care of a few things before you step inside the airport.TravelWill Smith’s Burj Khalifa is topping social media charts
Will Smith's video filmed on the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa garnered over 1.6 million likes and was flooded with over 26,000 comments. It was posted on March 2.TravelNo flight cancellation charge, get full refund; follow new rules for flyers
The new rules for flyers issued by the Government are yet to be known by all of us. Most of the time we have to pay exorbitant cancellation charges upon cancelling pre-booked flights. But now, things have changed and travelers don't have to pay cancellation charges, instead will get full refunds. But, then, flyers have to be well-acquainted about the new rules.TravelHow to check live train status on WhatsApp in your mobile phone
WhatApp, these days, is not just a mode of instant messaging. It has become a platform to share information, get updates about things going around and so on. The user-friendly app can now be used to check Live train status. Many times, people have been complaining about the struggling of checking Live train status before or during their journey. But now, the Indian Railways has given an option to check Live train status on WhatsApp, thereby making travel more comfortable than before.TravelPM Modi launches 'One Nation One Card' for public transport anywhere
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which can be used to make payments across public transport anywhere in the country, including Metro, bus and suburban railways, for toll and parking, just like any credit or debit card. The card is likely to make travelling easy anytime and anywhere without carrying cash bundles.TravelMumbai Monorail Network: All you need to know
There is good news for people in Mumbaikers. The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given green signal to the much-delayed 11.28 km second phase of the Chembur-Wadala-Jacob Circle monorail network. This is India's first monorail system which has been implemented by the Mumbai. To remember, the first phase of monorail, 8.26 km was commissioned in February, 2014. Later, the country had faced many hurdles and delays to bring the project to light. Finally, after four years of tedious job, the rail is ready to be used for hassle-free travel.TravelNow, cancel flights for free within 24 hours
Revising norms, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, on Friday said passengers will be allowed to cancel or make changes to the ticket without paying extra charges.TravelIndia's first museum for war heroes: Must visit place in Delhi
India gets its first war memorial in Delhi, the capital city of the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 February 2019 has inaugurated the National war memorial and paid tribute to the brave soldiers who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack. The museum also dedicated to all those brave hearts who have sacrificed their lives for protecting India.TravelRajdhani Express trains to get faster, more seats: Read how?
With twin-engine operation, the Indian Railways will soon be making the Rajdhani Express trains faster with an option to add two passenger cars or over 100 seats on the train.TravelSunburn festival in Goa: Time to live, love and dance
Goa is all set to welcome its 12th Sunburn festival as the state government has given its approval for holding the Sunburn Klassique electronic dance and music (EDM) festival in the state, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar confirmed media.Travel7th pay commission: Travel concession for Central govt employees
Central government employees availing of the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) benefit to travel to Jammu and Kashmir, the North-East region and the Andaman Islands no longer have to restrict themselves to the national travel.TravelVande Bharat Express aka Train 18 begins first commercial run
One day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, Vande Bharat Express aka Train 18, India's first semi-high speed train, started its commercial run on Sunday.TravelIRCTC ticket Concession rules for senior citizens: Don't miss this news
The Indian Railways are giving best possible efforts to make train journey comfortable and affordable for people of the country. For now, it is offering concessions on ticket prices to senior citizens ranging from 40 per cent to 50 per cent. The special reductions in fares are available in all classes of mail, express, Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi, Duronto group of trains. Concessions in fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years.TravelNew Delhi-Mumbai AC Superfast special train: All you need to know
There is good news for train passengers in the country. The Indian Railways has inaugurated a Superfast AC Express train between Delhi-Mumbai on February 8, 2019 and it is running successfully without any complicationsTravel'Meals on board' not optional for Train 18 passengers
The passengers on soon-to-be-launched India's semi-high speed Train 18 will not have an option to cut down meals on board option, unlike the other premium trains such as Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto express, officials said.