‘Antarctica: The Last Frontier’

The exhibition is live on the website of India International Centre (www.iicdelhi.in) A photographic journey to Antarctica, featuring unique photographs captured by an Indian medical expert and photographer Ajit K. Huilgol, are on view in an online exhibition from March 1-15…writes Siddhi Jain. On this journey, viewers will see penguins, seals, icebergs and other wonders,

Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for traffic

The meeting was informed that several advisories need to be issued in view of slippery road conditions and avalanche warnings including…reports Asian Lite News. After shutting down for several days authorities decided to resume traffic in Srinagar-Leh highway. Highway will be reopened from from February 28. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, P.K. Pole on Wednesday convened a

Maldives tourism sees strong rebound

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, around 5,000 tourists arrived here and 3,000 this year….reports Asian Lite News More than 5,100 tourists landed in Maldives on Monday, the highest daily record yet in 2021, local media reported. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, around 5,000 tourists arrived here and 3,000 this year. The island country received 160,000

Kenya will resume flights to Rome in June

A good news for all Kenyans. National carrier Kenya Airways said it will resume flights to Rome from its hub in Nairobi in June. Julius Thairu, chief customer and commercial officer of the airline, said in a statement issued on Friday in Nairobi that Kenya Airways will continue to monitor and increase frequency to destinations

Perfect guide to navigate Rainbow Nation

With its adventurous atmosphere, stunning wildlife, vibrant culture, rich heritage and a varied bouquet of scenic surroundings spanning all geographical landforms, South Africa is easily one of the most multi-sensory countries on the planet. You will feel the heartbeat of nature, hear the call of the wild, experience the touch of warm hospitality and connect

India extends suspension of Int’l flights till Feb 28

India on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from the country till February 28. “This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation),” an official statement said. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes

SL reopens borders for tourists

Sri Lanka has completely reopened its borders to tourists and international arrivals, after flight operations were suspended 10 months ago in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. An Oman Air flight carrying 50 Sri Lankans arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Colombo early Thursday, reports Xinhua news agency. Speaking to the media here,

UK Bans Visitors From South American Countries

The UK government has announced its decision to ban arrivals from more than a dozen South American countries, and as well as Portugal starting from Friday, after the detection of a new coronavirus variant. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: “I’ve taken the urgent decision to ban arrivals from Argentina, Brazil,

Explore ‘Khirsu’ To Rejuvenate spiritually

The pristine environment ringed with lofty Himalayan peaks and habitat of many flora and fauna species makes the state of Uttarakhand a true adobe. There are many destinations to explore here which make the wish list of travellers. Many have been known among the traveller communities but some are unexplored far from the hustle bustle

India Extends UK Flight Ban

The Government of India has decided to extend the suspension on flights to and from the UK till January 7 in the wake of the spread of the new fast-moving strain of the coronavirus mutant. Till Wednesday the Union Health Ministry logged 20 cases in India of the variant. Initial decision on suspension was till