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No more detours to plan bus travels

Kerala State Road Trans-port Corporation (KSRTC) has finally acted on its long-held promise and made its website passenger-friendly. Commuters can soon log on to and get all essentia

Google buys Frommer's travel guides


US publishing house John Wiley & Sons said on Monday it is selling all of its travel assets - including the well known Frommer's brand - to Internet titan Google.

The New Jersey-based company did not

Rough ride for students


It must have been quite shocking for the public to read how a plus-one student was pushed off a city bus on Friday. The student fell backwards and badly hurt her ankle.

However, this incident is not

No cosy ride on Shatabdi till Sept 16

Passengers who have planned their journey by the Chennai-Mysore Shatabadi Express (12007/12008) would not be able to enjoy the cosy comfort of the Linke Hoffman Bush (LHB) coaches aboard the high spee

US cautions citizens against overseas travel, including India


The United States has issued a fresh travel advisory on overseas travel to its citizens, including India which "continues to experience terrorist and insurgent activities."

Crippling effect of poor services


When Rajiv Ranjan, a cerebral palsy patient, was barred by an airline from flying out of Chennai in 2007, the disability rights activists took the issue to the civil aviation ministry and a section M1

Indian travellers game for adventure

Adventure sports such as mountaineering seems to be finally getting its due with the sports ministries at the centre and the state mulling the idea of bringing it under their fold.

The idea of taki

Weak Rupee forces travel rethink

The adverse exchange rates and depreciation of Indian rupee seem to impact the international travellers very much. They switch within the hotel category to offset the adverse exchange rates, as per la

Not waiting for striking pilots to return: Government


Hardening its stand, Government on Sunday made it clear that it is not waiting for striking Air India pilots to return to work but making plans to move ahead with fresh inductions.

Reminding the pil

62-year-old undertaking a big journey in a small car


They said he was too old for it. But this did not dampen the spirits of 62-year-old Thomas Chacko, a Kochi-based motoring buff, when he decided to embark on a ‘see-India’ mission that would take him

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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