Around 50 Shikara boats in Jammu and Kashmir lined up in the renowned Dal Lake on Sunday to participate in a race, which was organised to showcase the culture of the state and promote tourism in the valley. The participants in the race, comprising of owners and operators of Shikaras, said boat racing was a prominent attraction in the region 20 years ago, but had faded over time. "This ...
Manama-May-19(BNA)Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa has chaired the 12th meeting of the Executive Office of the Arab Tourism Ministerial Council , which started today in Manama, in the presence of the Arab League Assistant Secretary-General for economic affairs Dr. Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Tuwaijari and the President of the Arab Tourism Organisation Dr. Bandar bin Faheed ...
Mumbai : A team of Delhi police Special Cell on Sunday conducted searches at various hotels in Mumbai in which the arrested IPL players stayed to collect evidence and to find out if there was a link between the spot-fixing case and the bookies who were arrested by the Mumbai police.The Special Cell of Delhi police had arrested Sreesanth and his Rajasthan Royals teammates - Ajit Chandila and ...
Since the end of 2010, Reunion Island Tourism has been inviting travel netizens to Facebook, the world's largest social network. Today, in May 2013, 100,000 fans are onboard to explore and discover "island travel." According to the barometer of the performance of tourist destinations by the "We like Travel" social media agency, in April 2013, the Francophone Facebook ...
Travellers are likely to be hit with an increase in air fares following a hike in air traffic control levies, a group representing major airlines says. State-owned enterprise Airways New Zealand, which operates air traffic control at airports are increasing fees by an extra $70 million over the next three years, Radio New Zealand reported. Airline lobby group, Board of Airline Representatives, ...
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"Color of Night" is one of those movies where nobody acts even vaguely like a real person would. There is rarely if ever a moment when a characters says something, reacts to another character, or responds to a particular situation in the manner that an actual human being would. The movie is striving with undignified, undisciplined passion to be a kinky psychosexual thriller, ... ...
China's airlines will not submit their carbon emissions data or pay any fines even if the EU chooses to punish them for not complying with its carbon taxation scheme, China's air transport trade body said Sunday. "We will not participate in the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), submit emission monitoring data to EU member states, nor enter into talks with the EU for ...
WAM ABU DHABI, 19th May, 2013 (WAM) -- The UAE has topped the Middle East region for international tourism receipts in 2012, according to data released by the UN's World Tourism Organisation. The UAE was ranked 31st in global list with receipts of about $10bn, just ahead of Saudi Arabia which was placed 35th, with revenues of $7.4bn. Middle East tourism receipts totalled $46.7bn last ...
Military Attack and Zac Purton are led in after the Singapore Airlines International Cup by George Moore, son of trainer John Moore. Photograph: Neville ...
Estimates suggest that there are thousands of educational courses on offer in the UAE - but until now there was no single database to list them all. The Dubai-based website Laimoon.com has taken up the challenge. Bobbi Hartshorne, the head of education partnerships with the company, reveals how it all came ...
The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on order Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom.The airplane, the first-of-its-type to be fitted with a three-class cabin configuration, was delivered to the airline at a ceremony in ...
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University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) exercise and nutrition experts have offered tips for those in search of a summer slim down.
EatRight by UAB Weight Management Services Clinical Dietitian Lindsey Lee R.D., said nutrition is necessary to support weight loss efforts.
"Incorporate good nutrition habits - eating fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grains and lean protein sources - to get the calories you need to maintain an exercise program," Lee said.
"If you restrict calories too much, you could start to feel burn out," Lee stated.
To bolster the burn, Lee suggested: Fill up on lower calorie fruits and vegetables, choose water over high calorie sodas and decrease high calorie, high fat options.
The expert suggests switching up food preparation: Instead of steaming vegetables, grill them or toss unique vegetables like skewered okra or fresh asparagus on the grill.
"The one important thing to remember is to limit the fat source you use. Try different herbs and spices to season your veggies instead of heavy amounts of olive oil, canola oil, or butter," Lee said.
Restaurant meals can be deceptive and pose a special challenge to healthy eating.
"Even meals you think are healthy in restaurants are loaded with calories because of cooking methods that add a lot of fat and sodium, so ask to have foods prepared as light as possible to avoid extra calories," Lee suggested. ...
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