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US-India airline ticket sales for Dec-Jan cross 2019 levels

US-India airline ticket sales for Dec-Jan cross 2019 levels

November 25, 2022

In a sign of dramatic growth in air traffic between India and the United States this year, a report by Trevolution Group says that the sale of air tickets for US-India flights grew by close to 10 pc for December 2022 and January 2023, compared to the same period in 2019-20. Trevo...

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Cop-27 at Sharm El Sheikh is no guarantee for Africa

Cop-27 at Sharm El Sheikh is no guarantee for Africa

October 14, 2022

At the ongoing United Nations General Assembly’s annual sittings in New York, there are several issues that have been on the centre-stage, ranging from of course the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the energy and food crisis which is partly linked to the conflict, ...

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Managing Mali mayhem key to countering terrorism

Managing Mali mayhem key to countering terrorism

January 12, 2022

On Monday, leaders of the 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decided to close borders with Mali and impose tough economic sanctions as the military junta in power since last year’s coup, second in under nine months, failed to hold the promised election...

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Indian-origin artists shaping contemporary art

Indian-origin artists shaping contemporary art

January 18, 2021

“Contemporary art is the art of today, produced in the second half of the 20th century or in the 21st century. Contemporary artists work in a globally influenced, culturally diverse, and technologically advancing world, they have moved away from the traditional method of using ...

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Sultan Qaboos bin Said: Henry Kissinger of Middle East, with a difference

Sultan Qaboos bin Said: Henry Kissinger of Middle East, with a difference

January 15, 2020

I strongly feel that United Nations owes him more than just a half-mast. My experience with Oman and visits during my UN days revealed Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s new world of quiet diplomacy, a monarchy committed to the people and that skilfully engages in preventing conflicts ev...

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Where are Indians travelling for business?

Where are Indians travelling for business?

August 25, 2017

While India's tech sector is still the major driver of India's business travel; recent data by American Express Global Business Travel reveals the top destinations booked by Indians for business; domestically as well as globally.

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PATA India & MoT conduct successful roadshow to USA and Canada

PATA India & MoT conduct successful roadshow to USA and Canada

July 6, 2017

PATA India Chapter, in cooperation with Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted its business development roadshow in USA and Canada from May 30 –June 8.

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Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

June 29, 2017

One of India's biggest conglomerates, Tata Group's acquisition of India's flagship carrier Air India is now a nationwide speculation; however, the odds of reclaiming a debt-laden company on top of Tata's existing dire ventures looks more fictional than enterprising.

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GivePhotos: Adding smiles and memories for the marginal

GivePhotos: Adding smiles and memories for the marginal

June 2, 2017

Let’s give away photographs to people who would never have their smiles documented as memories, thought a USA-based Indian, Bipasha Shom. A unique project, GivePhotos has already given more than thousand a reason to cherish their smile.

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Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ launched at the Embassy of India, Rome

Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ launched at the Embassy of India, Rome

May 7, 2017

Widely known Indian-international abstract artist Sujata Bajaj, carries a special relationship with the form of Ganesha and has been painting, etching and sculpting this form for over 30 years. A recently published book carrying the title 'Ganapati' retraces this artistic journey...

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World Immunisation Week: UNICEF vaccinates almost half the world’s children

World Immunisation Week: UNICEF vaccinates almost half the world’s children

April 29, 2017

As the world observes International Immunisation Week from April 24-30, 2017, with the theme #VaccinesWork, a data released by United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reveals that UNICEF is the largest buyer of vaccines for children in the world, yet millions of children in India...

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Brussels Airlines connects India and Brussels

Brussels Airlines connects India and Brussels

April 1, 2017

Belgium’s leading airline Brussels Airlines connects Mumbai to Brussels with a direct flight, which will be beneficial for the thousands of Indians who travel to Belgium for both leisure and for business.

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