Category Archives: TRAVEL

No need to carry your driving licence, vehicle papers anymore

It is now official that Ministry of Road Transport has issued a notification informing that digital driving license and vehicle’s RC papers stored in DigiLockers are now legally recognized at par with the original documents as per the IT Act 2000 and is valid under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. Effective immediately, the notification by […]

Going to UK? Get set to be slapped with this massive visa payment

The UK government is all set to double the immigration health surcharge (IHS) from December, which will increase the overall visa fees for the citizens, students, professionals and family members from the non-European Union countries, including India. The IHS, introduced in April 2015, will rise from 200 pounds to 400 pounds per year, with the […]

Work Permits under H-4 Visa will be banned In 90 Days

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has informed the US District Court in District of Columbia that all work permits under H4 visa would be canceled in the next three months. DHS informed that they are “making a solid and swift progress in proposing to remove from its regulations on certain H-4 spouses of H-1B […]

IRCTC gives 10% discount on train tickets, know how to avail it

IRCTC- Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Limited is offering a 10 per cent discount on tickets booking through its official website – The passengers can only avail offers only if they book tickets through digital platforms like Paytm and MobiKwik. IRCTC has come up with the offers ahead of the festive season. This is […]

IRCTC Tatkal Tickets – 5 Conditions Under Which Full Refund Is Granted

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) provides Tatkal ticket booking service which allows passengers to book tickets just a day before the journey. Tatkal tickets can be booked online through IRCTC website. Except for first class AC and executive class, Tatkal ticket booking is allowed for all classes. Tatkal booking opens at 10 am […]

UDAN to expand To International Locations

Government of India new regional air connectivity scheme UDAN is all set to spread its wings in International locations. International air travel can be done for Rs 2500 per hour, which is the cap on domestic flights under this scheme. Civil Aviation Ministry is planning to expand the program into international locations under its Udega […]

IRCTC Rail Connect gets PhonePe as a Payment Option

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has now partnered with PhonePe so that customers can be get convenient, fast and secure payments through PhonePe on the IRCTC Rail Connect Android app. Karthik Raghupathy,head of strategy and planning PhonePe said ” We are extremely delighted to partner with IRCTC which has been a trusted platform […]

DigiLocker Documents Must Be Accepted by Traffic Police for Driving Licence and RC

Road Transport and Highways Ministry as an advisory for states to ensure documents in electronic form can be presented using government platforms. Documents stored in DigiLocker and mParivahan must be treated at par with their physical copies issued by the transport departments. Official statement reads as ” This is in response to a number of […]

Uber Brings ‘Safety Toolkit’ Feature to India

Uber on Thursday brought ‘Safety Toolkit’ to India, said to be a comprehensive set of features in the app for riders, after rolling it out first in the US. Riders can access the Safety Toolkit on the home screen of the app from the moment the driver accepts the trip till when the trip ends. […]

Digital system for airport entry may roll out soon by Govt

Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced that it is to launch digital technology to enhance air passenger experience all the way from ticket booking to airport entry check, security check and aircraft boarding. Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation said at the sidelines of GJEPC 44th Gem & Jewellery Awards […]

Indigo gives away 12 Lakh Seats At Rs 1212

Indigo has announced a 4-day sales extravaganza for celebrating their anniversary. Indigo will be celebrating their 12th anniversary on August 5th. As part of their celebrations,Indigo is offering 12 lakh seats across India, for just Rs 1212. IndiGo’s Chief Strategy Officer William Boulter said, “We are delighted to announce this biggest sale of Indian airline […]