Category: Travel

Airfares climb ahead of busy summer travel season

Don’t look now, U.S. airfares just went up. Earlier this week, one-way airfares for most U.S. routes went up $5, the first fare hike this year to affect a majority of domestic flights. The clincher came on Tuesday when Southwest Airlines, which has a long track record of resisting widespread increases in ticket prices, raised 180,000 […]

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey spends 10 days in Myanmar: Single room, basic bed, 117 mosquito bites and no dinner

      After his visit to India in mid-November, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey headed to Mynamar. We didn’t know earlier why he was visiting the country that in the recent years has been in news due to religious strife that has seen almost a government-sponsored violence targeted at Rohingyas. Myanmar has been cited as […]

Chhath Puja exclusive: Sea of humanity squeezed in buses to Bihar

Chhath Puja is considered to be the most popular festival in Bihar, where people worship Sun God. Owing to the large number of people from Bihar living in Delhi, there is a maddening rush in trains headed to the state. (Photo: Reuters) (Photo for representational purpose) Bus owners and operators are taking Chhath pilgrims for […]