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India Objects To Service Fee For Pilgrims In Kartarpur Talks With Pak

Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara will be connected to Darbar Sahib via the Kartarpur Corridor   New Delhi: India and Pakistan today agreed on visa-free travel of Indian pilgrims to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara without any restrictions, based on their faith, a Home Ministry official said. 5,000 pilgrims can visit the holy site of the Sikhs everyday, […]

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Bengali Actor Soumitra Chatterjee To Be Discharged From Hospital Today

Soumitra Chatterjee has been advised to come back from a check-up after two weeks (File)   KOLKATA: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee is heading home today after spending a week in a Kolkata hospital, where he was admitted with pneumonia and multiple-organ dysfunction. A team of doctors who supervised his treatment told the media today that the […]

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8 Super Light Check-In Luggage For Stress-Free Travel

Pick these trendy and light trolley bags If you are someone who loves to travel, then you will agree when we say that picking the right type of check-in luggage can make a world of a difference. After all, no one wants to go through the whole hassle of extra weight as well as to […]

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Weekend Travel Alert (June 28 – July 1): Expect delays as construction creates three closures

Westbound Interstate 10 closed between 51st and 67th avenues in west Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday (June 30) for construction at the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange. Westbound I-10 on-ramps at 27th, 35th and 43rd avenues will be closed. DETOUR: Alternate routes include westbound and southbound Loop 101 in the […]

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Notre Dame fire: This is what escaped the disaster

Credit: Getty Images The world watched in utter horror as parts of the very majestic Notre Dame came crumbling down in the fire on April 15 this year. Its famous spire turned to ash as it collapsed in a spiral, razed to the ground with fire that looked as if it would devour all the treasures of Notre […]

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Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport gets the world’s tallest indoor waterfall

Photo courtesy: Jewel Changi Airport – official facebook page Singapore’s Changi Airport has always been considered to be one of the most fascinating airports in the world. Now, it has completed the Jewel Changi Airport after four long years of construction. The Jewel Changi Airport features gardens, 280 retail and food outlets, a cinema, and […]

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The Holidays Might Be Behind Us, But Peak Season Logistics Challenges Are Far From Over

As 2019 continues, many retailers are preparing for a post-season pause and an off-peak lull. However, others must plan for peak periods that go beyond the traditional holiday season. Different types of companies experience seasonal peaks at different times of the year, and even “micro-peaks” throughout the year. Whether, for example, it’s New Year’s galvanizing […]

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Tired of pie? Here are 3.14 other math holidays worth celebrating.

Not that we don’t love pie, it’s just there are other desserts out there. Deposit Photos Pi Day is a cheeky celebration of the mathematical constant found by dividing a circle’s circumference by its diameter, which is 3.14 when rounded to two decimal points. If you have any friends or coworkers who want to show […]

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The travel insurance lottery

By Chiara Cavaglieri 23 Feb 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email Travel insurance customers with pre-existing medical conditions routinely face punitive premiums and tricky clauses allowing insurers to alter terms – or even cancel their policies – if their health deteriorates after taking out cover, a Which? investigation has found. When […]

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Insurance software firm Ebix buys majority stake in travel tech platform Zillious

One year three months after buying Bengaluru-based online-to-offline travel agency Via.com, insurance software firm Ebix Inc. has acquired 80% stake in travel technology company Zillious Solutions Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed sum. “Zillious will remain a non-aligned technology platform, and Ebix will promote it internationally in key markets like West Asia, the US and Asia, […]

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