Train passengers to avail insurance cover for premium of Re 1 – Times of India

Train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just Re 1. The scheme offers travellers or their families compensation of up to Rs 10 lakh. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Train-passengers-to-avail-insurance-cover-for-premium-of-Re-1/articleshow/53418131.cms

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

In our very interconnected modern world, the idea of faking your own death might actually seem kind of insane. All it takes is one accidental tweet or status update on Facebook for someone to figure out you’re not actually dead. However, back in the 1800s and early 1900s, faking your death was actually pretty easy. […]

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Chennai Heritage Auto Rally 2016: Vintage and yet going strong

Chennai Heritage Auto Rally 2016: Vintage and yet going strong

For visitors at the 14th edition of Chennai Heritage Auto Rally 2016, it was a travel back to a bygone era. Over 100 Cars including Jaguar, MG, Dodge Brothers, Chevrolet, Austin, Mercedes and 25 bike Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chennai-heritage-auto-rally-2016-vintage-and-yet-going-strong/article8927256.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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File your claims and return by September 25: Sushma to Indians who lost jobs in Saudi Arabia – Times of India

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has appealed to Indian workers in Saudi Arabia who have lost their jobs to file their claims and return by September 25. Government will ensure free return journey for those who travel before September 25, Sushma said in a tweet. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/File-your-claims-and-return-by-September-25-Sushma-to-Indians-who-lost-jobs-in-Saudi-Arabia/articleshow/53828122.cms

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Versailles treasures to go on display in Australia

Versailles treasures to go on display in Australia

Riches from the Palace of Versailles, including a harp belonging to Marie Antoinette, will travel to Australia, the country’s national gallery said on Monday, as part of a display never seen outside Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/versailles-treasures-to-go-on-display-in-australia/article8867238.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Full-fledged use of Spain’s Talgo coaches in 3 years – Times of India

The railways is likely to induct Talgo coaches into its fleet as it looks to cut travel time and increase efficiency of its congested network. After the successful trial, the transporter’s plan is to first induct the Spanish coaches on lease and run on less crowded sectors such as Delhi-Jaipur or Delhi-Jodhpur. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Full-fledged-use-of-Spains-Talgo-coaches-in-3-years/articleshow/53692506.cms

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Remembering the Quit India movement in 5 photos.- The Times of India

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement. Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said last Tuesday that the NDA government would commemorate August 8, 1942 – the day on which the Quit India movement was launched – by sending over 75 ministers to destinations across the nation to "rekindle the spirit of patriotism" among […]

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This City Might Be Imaginary, But You’ll Definitely Want To Visit

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This City Might Be Imaginary, But You'll Definitely Want To Visit

Nothing inspires artists and photographers quite like traveling. Some incredible creators blend human bodies into the most famous landscapes in the world, and others recreate entire cityscapes from memory. No matter what medium they decide to use, artists with serious cases of wanderlust typically produce mind-bending work. Globetrotting artist Marco Vallino is no different. Over […]

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