Facebook’s Libra Announces Board as Support Shrinks Further

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Backers of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project pledged to forge ahead after selecting a five-member board on Monday, shrugging off the latest member defection by online travel company Booking Holding earlier in the day. “It is a correction; it’s not a setback,” said Dante Disparte, head of policy and communications for the Libra […]

Last-Minute Travellers Helped Railways Earn Rs. 25,000 Crore In 4 Years

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The tatkal scheme of the Indian Railways covers around 2,677 trains,   NEW DELHI: Last-minute travellers have helped railways earn a whopping Rs. 25,392 crore in the last four years, an RTI has found. The national transporter earned Rs. 21,530 crore from Tatkal quota tickets and an additional Rs.3,862 crore from Tatkal Premium tickets between 2016 […]

Kanheri Caves in Mumbai are a treasure house of beauty and history

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Photo by:  Pranay Rao, Creative Commons Attribution Licence Mumbai is undoubtedly the glamour capital of India, but within the city boundary, there are a group of 118 monolithic Buddhist caves that date back to the 1st century BC. Now a part of the Sanjaya Gandhi National Park of Mumbai’s Borivali locality, the Kanheri Caves were once […]

Best zoos in India and why you should visit them

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Credit: Getty Images While visiting a zoo allows you to catch a glimpse of birds and animals, it also helps you to teach your kids the importance of taking care of the environment. You get to learn some of the unique characteristics of unique animals and also how environment plays […]

THE STORY OF CHAR DHAM YATRA OF UTTARAKHAND IN PICTURES

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Credit: Getty Images 01 Char Dham Uttarakhand The glorious Char Dham yatra is a pilgrimage undertaken to offer prayers to different gods and goddesses. The yatra comprises destinations like Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Credit: Getty Images 02 A tradition began by Shankaracharya Established by the renowned Shri Adi Shankarcharya, […]

Exploring the temples of Gokarna

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If you are a fan of pristine white sand beaches and Indian mythology then you must plan a trip to Gokarna—a coastal temple town in the Uttara Kannada district of the Indian state of Karnataka. The town is considered to be the seat of Shiva’s Pranalinga and is thus similar in stature […]