Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865 (he succumbed to the bullet wound of the previous night on April 14) at the Ford's Theatre in Washington DC by stage actor John Wilkes Booth. Sujoy Dhar visits the Ford's Theatre museum ahead of yet another death anniversary of the US president whose resolve to end slavery cost him his life.  more
Christ Church of Mhow in Madhya Pradesh completes 200 years, celebrations follow

Christ Church of Mhow (now Dr Ambedkar Nagar) in Madhya Pradesh is a reflection of the town’s 19th century architectural gems, writes Major General Binoy Poonnen, AVSM, VSM.

A walkthrough of Kolkata's bonedi barir pujo preparations

The autumn air is replete with the festive fervour of Durga Puja, Bengal’s biggest festival. Kolkata alone holds around 3000 pujo annually. While the big and famous venues  kno ...

Varanasi: The story of Dalmia Bhavan in the City of Surprises

Varanasi, said to be one of the oldest continuously lived cities in the world, still hides many surprises in its fold. Uttara Gangopadhyay stumbles upon a palatial building which ties Ser ...

Monsoon getaway: Take a break in the historical town of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh

Has the monsoon forced you to pull the plug on your travel plans? Then why not head to Mandu in Madhya Pradesh? Enamoured of its beauty during the monsoon, Emperor Jehangir would often sp ...

Darjeeling: Heritage on track

Taking a Joy Ride in the iconic Darjeeling Heritage Railway, fondly called the Toy Train,  gives Ranjita Biswas a glimpse of travelling experiences in colonial times  

On a spring morning this year when Chicago was bracing for waves of celebratory crowds in the streets for its annual big, green St. Patrick's Day, I woke up to a quiet, sublime morning in a hotel suite overlooking Michigan Avenue. 

When the Uber driver dropped us off on the main street of Monpellier driving through the iconic city gateway that is Porte du Peyrou, I thought my five-star hotel was just around with some impressive portico.

Over 300 flights cancelled ...

Tokyo: Airlines were forced to cancel over 300 flights following the collision between a Japan Coast Guard aircraft and a Japan Airlines passenger plane at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday evening even as reports said the plane was cleared to land ahead of the tragedy.

New discount membership clu ...

New Delhi/NITN: Regular flyers on Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s low-cost carrier, can now avail a host of discounts and benefits by enrolling for the new membership club introduced by the airline, recently.

Air India deploys newly ind ...

Gurugram: Air India, a global airline in India, has initiated the deployment of its recently acquired Boeing 777 aircraft to serve all three non-stop routes from Mumbai to the United States.