Category archives: Place

Some Interesting Facts About Andhra Pradesh Will Surprise You

One of the most beautiful states, Andhra Pradesh is a popular tourist destination today. People from all over the world throng to its attractions in millions every year. From historical places to natural sites, one can find everything within its boundaries. Here is Some Interesting Facts About Andhra Pradesh: Designed The Indian National Flag:   Did you ever wonder about the origin of the India national flag? If yes, then let […]

Scott Morrison picked as Australia's new prime minister, replaces Malcolm Turnbull

Treasurer Scott Morrison was on Friday picked as Australia’s next prime minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability. Morrison defeated the key challenger Peter Dutton, a former Cabinet minister, by a vote 45-40. Dutton’s supporters had forced incumbent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to hold the leadership ballot. Turnbull did not contest the ballot and has said he will quit politics. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, another […]

Saudi Arabia warns possible floods in Mecca

Al Arabiya’s images and videos on social media showed the Kaaba’s Kiswa, an embroidered cloth that wraps around Islam’s most sacred site, being moved out of place due to the high winds in Mecca on Sunday evening. Saudi Meteorology Authority announced on Sunday, the possibility of floods in Mecca because of medium to heavy thundery rain, the Al Akhbariya reported. The authority forecasted that the unstable weather that covers Mecca, […]

Vietnam’s Golden Bridge supported by giant stone hands has gone viral

Nestled in the forested hills of central Vietnam, two giant concrete hands emerge from the trees, holding up a glimmering golden bridge crowded with gleeful visitors taking selfies at the country’s latest eccentric tourist draw. Designed to make visitors feel like they’re taking a stroll on a shimmering thread stretching across the hands of gods, the “Golden Bridge” has attracted hordes of guests since it opened in the Ba Na […]

5 countries where Indian rupee is stronger and travel is cheaper

Travel may often seem an expensive proposition, right from the booking of tickets and hotels to a negative currency conversion rate that makes you feel guilty to even buy a bottle of water. But it need not be so. There are several places around the world where the Indian rupee trumps the local currency, ensuring that you are richer and can enjoy more experiences without spending outrageously. Here are 5 […]

Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11

Imran Khan on Monday said that he will take oath as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on August 11, according to a media report. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by 65-year-old Khan, has emerged as the single largest party in the National Assembly (NA) after the July 25 elections, but it is still short of numbers to form the government on its own. His party had announced that it is trying to […]

Best places to visit in Munnar to witness blooming Neelakurinji

Every year during the season of the bloom, travel agencies see a huge growth in the holiday bookings to the hill station Munnar, as travellers gather to witness the magnetism of the rare blooming of ‘Neelakurinji’ flowers. Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be clad in purplish blue neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) which bursts into flower once in 12 years. Thousands of visitors flock to Munnar […]

Pakistan elections 2018: PPP's Mahesh Malani becomes 1st Hindu to win NA seat from Tharparkar in Sindh

Mahesh Kumar Malani of Pakistan Peoples Party on Thursday became the first Hindu to win the National Assembly seat from Tharparkar in southern Sindh province. Mahesh Kumar Malani of Pakistan Peoples Party today became the first Hindu to win the National Assembly seat from Tharparkar in southern Sindh province. Malani, the 55-year-old minority community leader, defeated his nearest rival Arab Zakaullah of the Grand Democratic Alliance in the NA-222 constituency. […]

PM Modi in Africa:Why cow is the best gift in Rwanda

Cow has been a cultural and utility animal in India for ages. It was considered even as a unit of wealth during Rig Vedic days. But in recent times, cow has acquired political capital. People have been killed in the name of cow protection. But the animal has a different story to tell from a country just across Indian Ocean on a different continent. That country is Rwanda in Central […]

5th Annual 2018 Oakville Diwali Gala to Raise Funds For OTMH

Oakville, Ontario July 23, 2018 Plans are underway for the5th Annual2018 Oakville Diwali Gala, Oakville’s largest South Asian gala, in support of OTMH (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital). On September 14th more than 500 guests will enjoy a royal evening as Oakville Diwali presents Rang Mahal, a Palace of Colours at the Lakeshore Convention Centre. Diwali, The Festival of Lights & Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the world. Culturally […]