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New technology promises Mumbai-Pune trip in 20 minutes By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 19th February, 2018, 13:12

The estimated cost of the route is around Rs 20,000 crore, which officials say works out cheaper than other forms of high-speed on-ground travel

New technology promises Mumbai-Pune trip in 20 minutes

How far can a plane fly if both its engines fail? How far can a plane fly if both its engines fail?

Different aircraft have different glide ratios, meaning they will lose altitude at different rates, affecting how far they can fly without engine thru


Monk who blessed Everest climbers dies in Nepal Monk who blessed Everest climbers dies in Nepal

Each climbing season Lama Geshe would bless hundreds of mountaineers, reciting a mantra, or prayer, to the powerful Buddhist goddess Miyolangsangma


Dubai opens world's tallest hotel, again Dubai opens world's tallest hotel, again

The gleaming gold 75-storey Gevora Hotel stands 356 metres, or nearly a quarter of a mile, tall


Focus: Destination Tajikistan Destination Tajikistan

Pamir Highway is a road that traverses through the majestic Pamir Mountains and goes through Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan


Port Blair, Srinagar rated most wallet-friendly holiday Port Blair, Srinagar rated most wallet-friendly holiday

These findings are part of Kayak’s recently launched tool, Travel Hacker Guide, which provides rankings of the popular and top trending destinations


Bangladesh 3rd tourist sending country to Kashmir Bangladesh 3rd tourist sending country to Kashmir

In 2017, around 5,500 Bangladeshi tourists visited different places in Kashmir followed by 15,000 Thai and 20,000 Malaysian tourists


Millennials spend more on travel than seniors: Survey Millennials spend more on travel than seniors

The survey suggests that 34 per cent of the millennials, specifically in the age group of 25-30 years, spent this much or more


Elephant born at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park in Gazipur Elephant born at Gazipur Safari Park

This is the second time that an elephant was born at this Safari Park


Year of Silk Road Tourism promoted in Bangladesh Year of Silk Road Tourism promoted in Bangladesh

Chairman of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, emphasises on more Chinese tourists to visit Bangladesh to strengthen the bi-cultural relationship


2017 'safest year' for air travel as fatalities fall 2017 'safest year' for air travel

A report by the Airline Safety Network said there were a total of ten fatal accidents, resulting in 79 deaths last year


Focus: Destination Spain Focus: Destination Spain

Many of Spain’s major festivals have a dual quality, whereby essentially secular festivals are enacted at times that have religious meaning as well


5 of the best places around the world to celebrate an unusual Christmas

5 best places to celebrate Christmas

Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, plays host to Christmas markets in the Old Town, the Romantic Rapperswill market and the Einsiedeln markets


Dutch ban Bandidos bikers’ gang Dutch ban Bandidos bikers’ gang

Founded in the United States in 1966, the Bandidos open its first chapter in The Netherlands three years ago in the small southern city of Sittard


5 tips for planning your holiday on a budget 5 tips for planning your holiday on a budget

Get an adequate travel insurance cover, check what is covered, and what is excluded


French sailor slashes around the world solo record French sailor slashes around the world solo record

Francois Gabart finishes his circuit of the globe early on Sunday, in a time of 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds

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