- Rare Tagore Manuscript to Go Under Hammer in New York
November 17 2011 7:56 AM
A rare notebook, unheard of before, belonging to Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned in December in New York.
- Canada Braces for Cavalcade of Lights 2011 to Herald Holiday Season (PHOTOS)
November 17 2011 7:14 AM
A 45-year-old tradition in the Canadian city of Toronto, the Cavalcade of Lights will mark the start of the holiday season 2011 with lots of events and activities at the Nathan Phillips Square Nov. 26.
- Bhutan’s Royal Couple Visits Japan in National Costume (PHOTOS)
November 17 2011 3:43 AM
The newlywed royal couple of the “Himalayan Kingdom” made their visit truly official as the duo dressed in Bhutanese natural dress.
- Evidence of Ice Age Lake Found in California
November 16 2011 8:11 AM
Researchers have found the evidence of a lake that existed and got extinct during the Late Pleistocene, the Earth's latest Ice Age era, in California.
- World’s Largest Pear-Shaped Yellow Diamond Sold for Record $12.36 Million
November 16 2011 1:48 AM
A huge yellow diamond fetched a world record price of $12.36 million at Sotheby’s Geneva auction in Switzerland on Tuesday.
- I’m Grandfather to the Cutest Baby Girl, says Amitabh Bachchan
November 16 2011 12:53 AM
Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted early on Tuesday announcing that he has become a grandfather to a baby girl.
- Hilton Worldwide to Open Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
November 15 2011 9:07 AM
A new luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will be opened in the heart of central Amsterdam, the leading global hospitality company has announced.
- Iran’s Religious Persecution: A Death-Knell to Zoroastrianism?
November 15 2011 7:31 AM
The entire affair paints a poignant picture of the idea of freedom of religion in Iran, where Zoroastrians are vulnerable to pressures of conversion, official retaliation and discriminatory practices in employment and education.
- U.N. Seeks Public-Private Coalition to Reap Maximum Tourism Benefits
November 14 2011 7:00 AM
The social and economic benefits of tourism could be strengthened if governments collaborated more closely with each other and their respective private sectors, over visas, taxation, aviation agreements and marketing, said the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), on Monday.
- U.S. Travelers Set to Flock to European Destinations Despite Downward Economic Growth
November 14 2011 6:08 AM
Despite economic growth predicted to slide in the near future, U.S.-based tour operators estimate an increase in the outbound travel. The latest report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Travel Commission (ETC), the number of tourists to Europe, from the U.S. is expected to grow.
- Travel to the 7 Most Voted Natural Wonders of 2012 (PHOTOS)
November 14 2011 4:22 AM
Browse on to know why the seven provisional winners are natural wonders and worth a visit.
- Travel Young to be Good Future Leaders
November 12 2011 6:50 AM
Young students who travel often are more likely to develop good leadership skills, a recent poll by educational tour operators reveals.
- Americans' Favorite 15 Cities in the United States [PHOTOS]
November 12 2011 5:10 AM
The top 15 American cities favored by citizens of the United States were revealed by a recent poll conducted by one of the world's leading custom market-research firms.
- Indigenous People Are Key to Conserving Forests: World Bank Study
November 11 2011 8:14 AM
The indigenous tribes of tropical rainforests and other protected areas from across the world can help conserve forests when they have right to use the forests and are not forced out, according to new World Bank study.
- Top 10 Busiest and Least Busy U.S. Airports Over Thanksgiving Holiday 2011
November 11 2011 5:35 AM
The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and the Orlando International (MCO) will be the nation's busiest airports during the Thanksgiving season.
- Nine Billion Year Old Dwarf Galaxies with Unusually Rapid Star-Birth Discovered
November 11 2011 3:24 AM
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered 18 dwarf galaxies showing unusually rapid stellar formations, which astronomers say may change the understanding of the ways in which galaxies form.
- Angelina Jolie Bypasses Boring Black, Dons Red to Accompany Brad Pitt (PHOTOS)
November 11 2011 2:12 AM
Angelina Jolie arrived at the Japan premiere of her partner, Brad Pitt’s film Moneyball in Tokyo on Wednesday, wearing a red dress, an unusual color with the U.S. actress’ style statement.
- Four-Billion-Year-Old 'Unusual' Battered Volcano Found on Mars (PHOTOS)
November 10 2011 6:04 AM
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars exploration mission, Mars Express, revealed a large extinct volcano on the Martian surface that is battered and deformed.
- Happy News for Toronto’s Gay Penguin Couple (PHOTOS)
November 09 2011 6:47 AM
Pedro and Buddy, the two African penguins at Toronto Zoo that were identified as a gay couple will be reunited, the zoo authority said on Tuesday.
- Glamour's Women of the Year Award Gala: Iconic Ladies on Red Carpet (PHOTOS)
November 09 2011 2:54 AM
Actress Jennifer Lopez was honored with “Women of the Year” award, while former U.S. First Lady Laura Bush and Comedienne Chelsea Handler were awarded for their contribution in politics and entertainment.