The advent of air industry in India & What kind of online travel is prevalent in Indian market?

In today’s competitive market scenario, organizations increasingly understand the importance of building and effectively managing the relationship with its passengers. For building and maintaining a healthy relationship with the passenger, organizations need to understand and meet the expectations of its passenger. The organizations today should aim not only at delivery of the service to the…

The World’s Most Beautiful National Parks

Northumberland national park, England- National Parks were designated in order to protect beautiful areas for the nation. Northumberland National Park is situated to the west of the county of Northumberland, sandwiched between Scotland to the North, the North Sea to the east, Hadrian’s Wall to the South and Cumbria to the West, there are around 405 square miles of superb wilderness within the National Park to explore.The most northerly of the National Parks in England, Northumberland National Park is also the least visited and the least populated, although that is due more to its location than to any lack of interesting reasons for visiting. The southern border of the park is marked by Hadrian’s Wall, and some of the finest Roman sites in Britain lie within the park’s borders.This “land of the far horizons” is a scenic gem at the top of England, anchored by the Cheviot Hills and undulating southward in swaths of open moorland and grasslands, dotted with traditional villages and cut by picturesque valleys.Northumberland is justly famed for the ancient engineering marvel of Hadrian’s Wall. The wall was constructed in the A.D. 120s to mark the frontier of the Roman Empire and separate its lands from those of the barbarians beyond. Many centuries later, most of the turf-and-stone structure still stands, stretching across the landscape of Northumberland for 73 miles (117 kilometers). It can be walked end-to-end along the Hadrian’s Wall Trail.

Dr.Verghese Kurien- The Father of White Revolution

Dr Kurien was born on 26th November 1921 to an affluent Christain family at Kozhikode, Kerala. Dr Kurien did his graduation in Physics from Loyola College, Madras in 1940 and Bachelors in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy. After this, he joined the Tata Steel Technical Institute, Jamshedpur. He got a specialized training in dairying at the National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore. On the scholarship from the Government of India he went to the United States to earn a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Distinction) from Michigan State University in 1948. He believed that the true development of a nation was possible only if the farmers at the grass roots were entrusted with the responsibility of organizing democratic enterprises. Growing up as the son of a civil surgeon, young Verghese had no interest whatsoever in dairy production.

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar – Staunch supporter of Indian Freedom

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar is known to people as one of the fervent freedom fighters of India. But he was not just a freedom fighter. He was a bold warrior, good orator, prolific writer, a poet, a historian, a philosopher, a social worker, a cautious leader, a bard and staunch supporter of Freedom and much more. The following article is a glimpse of what we mean by his multifaceted personality. His biography is like a thrilling novel. It inspires readers with patriotism. Vinayak was born in the family of Damodar and Radhabai Savarkar in the village of Bhagur, near the city of Nasik, Maharashtra. He had three other siblings namely Ganesh, Narayan, and a sister named Mainabai. He was the proponent of liberty as the ultimate ideal. Savarkar was a poet, writer and playwright. He launched a movement for religious reform advocating dismantling the system of caste in Hindu culture, and reconversion of the converted Hindus back to Hindu religion. Savarkar created the term Hindutva, and emphasized its distinctiveness from Hinduism which he associated with social and political disunity.

Umrao Jaan Ada – An Urdu novel by Mirza Hadi Ruswa

Umrao Jaan Ada is an Urdu novel by Mirza Hadi Ruswa (1857–1931), first published in 1899.It is considered the first Urdu novel by many and tells the story of a courtesan and poet by the same name from 19th century Lucknow, as recounted by her to the author. Umrao Jan Ada, first published in 1905, is generally acclaimed as one of the greatest Urdu novels.

Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji

Baba Deep singh was born on the 20th January 1682 A.D. in the village of Pahuwind in district of Amritsar.He was the leader of Shaheeda’n Misl under the forces of Taruna Dal. He sacrificed his life avenging the destruction of Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar by the forces of Ahmad Shah Abdali. His father’s name was Bhai Bhagtu. He went to Anandpur on the Vaisakhi of 1700 A.D.

Battle of the Hydaspes River: King Porus Vs Alexander

Porus or Poros was a king of the Pauravas whose territory spanned the region between the Hydaspes (Jhelum) and Acesines (Chenab) rivers in what is now Punjab. This state was situated between the rivers Hydaspes (modern Jhelum) and Acesines (Chenab). Its capital may have been at the site now known as Lahore. Unlike his neighbour, Ambhi, the king of Taxila (Takshashila), Porus resisted Alexander. But with his elephants and slow-moving infantry bunched, he was outmatched by Alexander’s mobile cavalry and mounted archers in the battle of the Hydaspes. the Hydaspes (Jhelum) and the Acesines rivers, in the Punjab, in the Indian subcontinent, met Alexander the Great at the Battle of the Hydaspes River, in June 326 B.C. Porus brought war elephants with him that terrified the Greeks and their horses. Monsoons proved more of an obstacle to the Indian bowmen (who could not use the ground to gain purchase for their long bows) than to the Macedonians who crossed the swollen Hydaspes on pontoons. Alexander’s troops gained the upper hand; even the Indian elephants stampeded their own troops.

Unique and wonderful 11th century Gompa – Spituk Gompa

The Spituk Gompa was founded in 11th century , the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub-od. The Gompa was named Spituk (exemplary) by Rinchen Zangpo, a translator came to that place and said that exemplary religious community would rise. Initially the Gompa was run according to the Kadampa school then during the reign of king Gragspa Bumide he converted it to Gayluk Pa order. Many icons of Buddha and 5 thangkas can be visited in this 15th century monastery. The Dukhang Hall is the largest building and has two rows of seats running the length of the walls to a throne at the far end. Sculptures and miniature chortens are displayed on the altar.

Most Dangerous Airport Landing in The World – At Paro Airport

It is believed that Bhutan was inhabited as early as 2000 B.C. due to the presence of early stone implements discovered in the region. The tiny kingdom of Bhutan shares with Nepal the world’s greatest concentration of mountains and living heritage of Buddhism. Flight to Paro can truly be described as a flight into fantasy. During the flight, a firsthand close up view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and other famous peaks of the Himalayan range become a reality.

Do you know the real name of Mr Bean?

A rubber-faced comedian and actor, Rowan Atkinson is especially famous in Great Britain, first as a cult favorite in the television series Blackadder, then as an even bigger star in the series Mr. Bean. Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955, in Durham, England. Rowan was the youngest of four boys. He was sent to two boarding schools, both of which were run under the auspices of the Church of England. Atkinson’s character of Mr. Bean existed for 10 years before the character was even given a name.

Tom Cruise – An American actor and filmmaker.

I’ve been… chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t know what it’s like being chased by them. – Tom Cruise Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, Born (July 3, 1962) better known by…

Grizzly bears – A solitary animal

Grizzly bear is subspecies of the brown bear. These huge animals originate from Europe and Asia, but today they can be found only in North America and Canada. Grizzly bears are large and range in color from very light tan (almost white) to dark brown. They have a dished face, short, rounded ears and a large shoulder hump The hump is where a mass of muscles attach to the bear’s backbone and give the bear additional strength for digging.

Tiger Woods – “Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.”

Tiger Woods set an amazing pro golf career in motion in 1997, when he became the youngest man and the first African American to win the U.S. Masters. Woods was the child of an African American father and a Thai mother. A naturally gifted player, he took up golfing at a very young age and soon became a prodigy, taking swings on a television program when he was two years old and shooting a 48 over nine holes at age three.

Miley Cyrus – An American singer and actress

Miley Cyrus, in full Miley Ray Cyrus, original name Destiny Hope Cyrus   (born November 23, 1992, Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.), American singer and actress whose performance on the television show Hannah Montana (2006–11) and its related sound track albums catapulted her into stardom. A true star in the making, Miley Cyrus has come a long way…

James Bond 007 – A fictional British Secret Service agent

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, Ian Fleming, in full Ian Lancaster Fleming (born May 28, 1908, London, England—died August 12, 1964, Canterbury, Kent), suspense-fiction novelist whose character James Bond, the stylish, high-living British secret service agent 007, became one of the most successful and widely imitated heroes of 20th-century popular fiction.

What is Lottery Ticket? Know more Interesting Facts of Lottery.

Lottery is Type of gambling in which winners are chosen by drawing of lots, from among those who have paid money to participate. Promotional schemes requiring a consideration (a purchase) to take part, and offering prizes only on the basis of random chance are considered a lottery and are generally illegal. In comparison, a sweepstake…

Thomas Alva Edison – An American inventor and businessman.

One of the most famous and prolific inventors of all time, Thomas Alva Edison exerted a tremendous influence on modern life, contributing inventions such as the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, and the motion picture camera, as well as improving the telegraph and telephone. Edison was born in 1847 in the canal town of Milan,…

What is Over the Air (OTA Travel App)? And what an important role it is playing in the development of tourism.

The Travel and Tourism industry has emerged as one of the largest and fastest growing economic sectors globally. Its contribution to the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employment has increased significantly. Increasingly, travel and tourism is emerging as an important category of services exports worldwide. Within the domestic travel and tourism industry, the online…

What is the importance of sustainable tourism in India. What Major Steps To Be Needed To Develop Tourism?

“I am blogging for #ResponsibleTourism activity by Outlook Traveller in association with BlogAdda” The importance of including an environmental dimension in strategic management processes has grown during the last decade, leaving no industry unaffected. Concepts such as sustainable tourism, sustainable tourism development and sustainable principles have been discussed, and a review of the existing tourism literature…

Why English language skills are more compulsory in the Hotel Industry?

The primary purpose of hotels is to provide travelers with shelter, food, refreshment, and similar services and goods, offering on a commercial basis things that are customarily furnished within households but unavailable to people on a journey away from home. Establishments in the hospitality industry are divided into five categories. Transient, or commercial, hotels make…

Smartphones . Making people sucessful in a changing world

The term ‘smartphone’ refers to a multi-functional mobile phone handset that pack in everything from a camera and web browser to a high-density display.Other key smartphone features include masses of storage space, microSD card slots to allow you to upgrade further and intuitive touch screen user interfaces so you can access all the great functions of the handset quickly and easily.

I don’t do drugs, I don’t do weed, I just want hugs, That’s all I need

“The purpose of this Article is to provide a platform for exchange of views. Please Register with Blog to post a comment and avoid abuse and getting into personal arguments”.  Marijuana (Botanical name: Cannabis sativa)—also called weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Jane, and a vast number of other slang terms—is a greenish-gray mixture…

A Destination for the New Millennium – Trip to Jamaica

The history of Jamaica over the past 500 years has been marked by the courage of the Jamaican people in their triumphant struggle for freedom and justice and by their unrelenting resistance and determination in the face of adversity and discrimination. Jamaica Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1494, he claimed the island for Spain and…

A great Painter, Architect and Inventor – Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, architect, inventor, and student of all things scientific. Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452, in the heart of the Renaissance in the heart of Europe. He was born outside Vinci, which lies high up on Mount Albano, in the valley of the Arno River, near the city…

What’s posthumous wedding ceremony? learn the horrible facts behind that.

France is currently the world’s capital of posthumous matrimony. This practice dates back roughly to the First World War, when the fiancees and girlfriends of slain soldiers would tie the knot with their fallen lovers via proxy. In 1950, the French government legally clarified the ritual. Under this legislation, the living spouse must get the…

The inventor of world of aviation – The Wright brothers

Orville Wright (1871 –  1948)  – Wilbur Wright (1867 – 1912) , The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur Wright are credited with building and flying the first heavier than air aeroplane. They achieved the first recorded flight on 17 December 1903. Over the next 10 years they continued to develop the aircraft making a significant contribution…

Muhammad Ali – It’s a golden name in boxing history

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942) is a American boxer. In 1999, Ali was crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated. He won the World Heavyweight Boxing championship three times, and won the North American Boxing Federation championship as well as an Olympic gold medal. Ali was born in…

Global Warming: We have a solution, Stop Pollution!

Climate change is already beginning to transform life on Earth. Around the globe, seasons are shifting, temperatures are climbing and sea levels are rising. And meanwhile, our planet must still supply us – and all living things – with air, water, food. The consumption of fossil fuels in last few decades has contributed much to…

what are the facts behind Earth’s largest snake – Anaconda

Anacondas are the largest snakes in the world. Using their powerful bodies  to squeeze their prey, they tighten their grip every time the animal exhales, until it cannot take another breath. Then, they swallow their food whole. The green anaconda is found in northern South America, occurring in Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, eastern Paraguay, northern…

Learn about astrology- Learn the inside secrets of jyotish

In India, astrology is called jyotish. It’s meaning is science of light or knowledge of light. It is also called Indian Astrology or Vedic Astrology. Jyotish is an astrology practiced in India. The word Jyotish literally means the science of light. Astrology can be a useful tool to help you plan your life and make…

What happened was that the tribal guerrillas have become Naxalite?

‘The purpose of this Article is to provide a platform for exchange of views.Please Register with Blog to post a comment and avoid abuse and getting into personal arguments”. A Naxal or Naxalites is a member of any of the Communist guerrilla groups in India (Maoist). The Maoist rebellion in India is 40 years old. It…

Learn to recycle and use your bicycle – Save Nature

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”  Nature plays a major role and has a profound impact on the lives of all organisms; it can be a friend or a foe. From the time a being comes into existence, it almost immediately, becomes aware of the necessary…

Come with me and be Drug free

“Drugs don’t only waste your money but also waste your life” Drugs are substances that change a person’s physical or mental state. The vast majority of drugs are used to treat medical conditions, both physical and mental. Some, however, are used outside the medical setting for their effects on the mind. Drugs that affect a…

Terrorism has No religion – Stop Terrorism

Terrorism is the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government or its citizens to further certain political or social objectives. Law enforcement generally recognizes two types of terrorism: domestic and international. Domestic terrorism is based and executed in the own country by our own citizens without…

The Yellowstone Caldera – Most active calderas in the world

The Yellowstone Caldera is one of the largest and most active calderas in the world. The spectacular geysers, boiling hot springs, and mud pots that have made Yellowstone famous, and even the strikingly beautiful Grand Canyon of Yellowstone through which the Yellowstone River plunges, owe their existence to the tremendous volcanic forces that have affected…

Discover a different world – England Eternally Yours

  There have been a number of influential English authors but perhaps the most well known is William Shakespeare, who wrote classics such as Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and Hamlet. England is the most populous and significant country of the United Kingdom with over 51 million residents. It includes over 100 smaller islands, such as…

Eat, drink and be happy. Ride the rails! – Explore Marrakech city

Marrakech city was established back in the 11th century by the Sultan Youssef Ibn Tachfin, the first of the Moroccan Almoravide dynasty. The Kingdom of Morocco is a country in the northwest of Africa and belongs to the Maghreb. The country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the West, by the Mediterranean Sea in…

Do you know who was the first bird on earth.

The oldest bird was known as an Archaeopteryx and lived about 150 million years ago. It was the size of a raven, was covered with feathers, and had wings. Amazingly detailed Archaeopteryx fossils have been found in fine-grained Jurassic limestone in southern Germany. Paleontologists view Archaeopteryx as a transitional fossil between dinosaurs and modern birds….

A poisonous cobra’s venom can kill in less than an hour

The Indian cobra is probably the most famous of India’s venomous snakes. It is embedded in Indian mythology and culture and is recognized as a powerful Hindu deity. It is also the creature of choice for India’s brazen snake charmers. The Indian cobra is one of a collection of snakes known as the ‘Big Four’…

The Vampire Bat

The Vampire Bat is a fascinating creature, and one that has been involved with legends for centuries. This particular species of bat features a short muzzle that is cone shaped. They have a very small tail and they also have small ears. They don’t weigh more than about two ounces. They have a distinct looking…

A cuddly-looking creature – Tarsier

The rarely seen tarsier has tiny, pointed teeth for crunching through its prey. Its eyes are bigger than its own brain, and are used for spotting prey in the dark. A cuddly-looking creature with soft, grayish-fur; about 100 millimeters in height; with rat-like tail which is longer than the body and bat-like ears, the Tarsier…

It is a flower called the Queen of the Night.

Cestrum Nocturnum Raat rani , A night-blooming flower with a strong, sweet scent, this wonderful Saturn plant is a member of the Nightshade family (my favorite!), which has close associations with human beings in a large number of cultures across the world. The greenish-white flowers are insignificant in appearance, as we would expect from a…

A melodic language, which originated in India, but today is on the verge of disappearing.

Sanskrit was a complete success and became the language of all cultured people in India and in countries under Indian influence. All scientific, philosophical, historical works were henceforth written in Sanskrit, and important texts existing in other languages were translated and adapted into Sanskrit. For this reason, very few ancient literary, religious, or philosophical documents…