Taj Mahal to stay open for tourists who want to visit at night By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 16th November, 2019, 20:54

The Taj Mahal is set to extend its opening hours so that tourists can visit it at night-time, local authorities have revealed

Taj Mahal to stay open for tourists who want to visit at night

Govt mulls to launch ferry service on Cox’s Bazar- Moheskhali route: Khalid Ferry service on Cox’s Bazar- Moheskhali route

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said the government has a plan to introduce ferry service on Cox’s Bazar- Moheskhali route


Meet adorable therapy pig LiLou who's helping out stressed airport passengers Adorable therapy pig LiLou helping out stressed airport passengers

Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful


Section of Jaipur’s City Palace goes on Airbnb Section of Jaipur’s City Palace goes on Airbnb

The move will support the rural women’s empowerment initiatives of the Princess Diya Kumari Foundation (PDKF)


Conwy and Himeji castles' twinning starts 'beautiful friendship' Conwy and Himeji castles' twinning starts 'beautiful friendship'

The twinning of a Japanese and a Welsh castle has heralded the beginning of a beautiful friendship


Legoland theme park to open in Shanghai Legoland theme park to open in Shanghai

A new Legoland theme park will be built in the Jinshan district in southwestern Shanghai, according to local government officials


S Korea offers to visit stalled joint tour resort in North S Korea offers to visit stalled joint tour resort in North

South Korean has offered to send a delegation to check on South Korean-built facilities at a long-stalled joint tourist resort


Tourist lost at sea off Greek island 'survived by eating sweets' Tourist lost at sea off Greek island 'survived by eating sweets'

A tourist survived for two days adrift at sea in a dinghy near Greece by snacking on boiled sweets


Taj Mahal gets air purifier as Indian capital chokes Taj Mahal gets air purifier as Indian capital chokes

New Delhi banned half the Indian capital’s private cars from its roads on Monday as the megacity’s 20 million people spluttered with stinging eyes in the worst pollution


You can now spend night at Harry Potter's childhood home You can now spend night at Harry Potter's childhood home

Potterheads can now book a stay at The De Vere House in Lavenham, Suffolk, which is the property that featured in The Deathly Hallows movies as Harry's childhood home


'Scary' glass bridges shut in Chinese province 'Scary' glass bridges shut in Chinese province

A Chinese province has shut all 32 of its glass attractions - including bridges, walkways and viewing decks - as safety checks are carried out


Latest Australia shark attack sparks tourism concerns

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An English tourist is recovering in hospital after his foot was ripped off by a shark on Tuesday while another had his leg mauled in the same attack at a popular snorkelling spot in the region


North Korea rejects meeting with South over resort North Korea rejects meeting with South over resort

North Korea says face-to-face meetings would be unnecessary and details should be worked out through document exchanges


Ex-soldier climbs 14 highest mountains in seven months Ex-soldier climbs 14 highest mountains in seven months

Nirmal Purja reached the top of his 14th mountain, Shishapangma in China, on Tuesday morning


Bronx steps in 'Joker' movie become a tourist attraction Bronx steps in 'Joker' movie become a tourist attraction

The stairs are between two buildings on Shakespeare Avenue, about a half-mile from Yankee Stadium


Queensland shark attack: Two British men injured at tourist spot British men injured in Australia shark attack

The men suffered leg wounds in the attack near Airlie Beach in Queensland, a rescue service said. They were aged in their 20s or 30s, local media said


Biman starts Dhaka-Madina direct fight Biman starts Dhaka-Madina direct fight

 Biman Bangladesh Airlines launched on Monday direct flight operation to Madina from Dhaka as the second destination to Saudi Arabia after Jeddah


Direct USA, London flights from April: Mahbub Direct USA, London flights from April: Mahbub

Direct flight operations to the USA and London from Sylhet Osmani International Airport will start from April


Florida welcomes world’s first guitar-shaped hotel Florida welcomes world’s first guitar-shaped hotel

In fact, this extraordinary $1.5 billion creation is a place where you can stay - after all, it’s a 36-storey electric guitar-shaped hotel


North Korean leader orders South's hotels at resort destroyed Kim orders South Korean hotels at resort destroyed

Hundreds of thousands of Southern tourists were allowed to visit the site under strict controls but tours were abruptly suspended in 2008 after a female tourist was shot dead by a North Korean guard


India's SpiceJet to open its first international hub in UAE India's SpiceJet to open its first international hub in UAE

The Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet says it plans to open an international hub in the United Arab Emirates


Thailand pulling all stops to woo Indian tourists Thailand pulling all stops to woo Indian tourists

This month, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Bangkok Airways jointly launched a new ‘Fly me to Thailand’ promotion


Check spread of communicable diseases through airlines: experts Check spread of communicable diseases through airlines: experts

 Imperative need for measures to prevent transfer of communicable diseases through airlines from one country to another


Best place to sit on a plane with a toddler - according to a flight attendant Best place to sit on a plane with a toddler

Any parent will know that travelling with babies and toddlers is no easy feat, so any trick to make the journey smoother


Woman who stood on ship's railing for selfie barred for life from cruises

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The incident happened on board the Royal Caribbean ship Allure of the Seas as it was approaching Labadee, Haiti earlier this week


World’s longest test flight from New York to Sydney on Saturday Qantas to test World’s longest flight on Saturday

Passengers currently travelling to Sydney from the UK can fly with Emirates, taking 22 hours with a stopover in Dubai; or Qantas, taking nearly 25 hours with a stopover in Singapore


Indian railways to start Buddhist Circuit train from October 19-26 Indian railways to start Buddhist Circuit train from October 19-26

The train will cover destinations like Lumbini, where Buddha was born; Bodhgaya, where he gained enlightenment; Sarnath, where he gave his first sermon; and Kushinagar, where he attained nirvana


You can now stay overnight in Rio de Janeiro's cable cars You can now stay overnight in Rio de Janeiro's cable cars

Sugarloaf Mountain is hailed as one of the best things to see in Rio de Janeiro , and now you can experience the landmark in a whole new way - by staying the night


Bangladesh could be ‘Muslim-friendly tourist destination’ Bangladesh could be ‘Muslim-friendly tourist destination’

Bangladesh could be a popular Muslim-friendly tourist destination as all the necessary elements needed…


Best things to see in Vietnam from incredible cities to islands Best things to see in Vietnam from incredible cities to islands

Vietnam is a gold pot of new and exciting discoveries for all


Sonargaon recognised as ‘World Craft City’

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“The recognition will widen the door of creativity, talents and experiences,” he said


3-day international tourism fair begins Oct 24 in Ctg 3-day international tourism fair begins Oct 24 in Ctg

A three-day international tourism fair will begin in the port city of Chattogram from October 24


Broken angels: Inside the lab working to restore Notre Dame Broken angels: Inside the lab working to restore Notre Dame

The golden angel once glimmered majestically from Notre Dame’s vault


How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel

As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute


Kashmir reopens for tourists after two months of restrictions Kashmir reopens for tourists after restrictions

But no decision has yet been taken on restoring the mobile phone and internet services


Emiratis can again travel to Lebanon, after yearslong ban Emiratis can again travel to Lebanon, after yearslong ban

Emiratis had been banned from traveling to Lebanon over kidnapping fears amid neighboring Syria's civil war


Record number of tourists flock to Norway’s iconic Pulpit Rock Record number of tourists flock to Norway’s iconic Pulpit Rock

A new all-time record is also set for daily visitors on July 17 when 5,342 people made the trip. The daily average during the month is 3,410


9 archeological sites, houses to be turned into museums in Cumilla 9 archeological sites, houses to be turned into museums in Cumilla

Around 40 lakh tourists visit Shalbon Bihar and Maynamoti Museum in Kotbari area as well as other private recreational places every year


Chernobyl nuclear reactor's control room set to open to tourists Chernobyl nuclear reactor's control room set to open to tourists

The reactor caused one of the world's worst nuclear disasters when it exploded in 1986, with thousands of people having to be evacuated


The mysterious healing plant that only grows on Greece's Chios island The mysterious healing plant that only grows on Greece's Chios island

Known as the "painted village," Pyrgi is undoubtedly one of the most photogenic places in the world

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