The ancient Roman city of Pompeii in southern Italy (Xinhua/Gong Bing/IANS)

'Sorcerer's treasure trove' of artefacts and good luck charms unearthed in Pompeii

Archaeologists working in the buried Roman city of Pompeii said they have uncovered a "sorcerer's treasure trove" of artefacts, including good-luck charms, mirrors and glass beads.

Museum Embankment Festival in Frankfurt

Frankfurt set to host Museum Embankment Festival, Europe's largest cultural event

The Museum Embankment Festival held in Frankfurt is Europe's largest cultural festival featuring countless arts and crafts stalls, live music and culinary highlights.

A view of St Moritz

Travel photo diary: The most Instagram-worthy locations at Alpine resort town of St Moritz

From snow-capped mountains to beautiful valleys, St Moritz in the Engadin region is an awe-inspiring picturesque sight.

Mainova Frankfurt marathon

'Run the Skyline' at the annual Mainova Marathon in Frankfurt on October 27, 2019 

The Mainova marathon takes place every year, since its inception in 1981.

Kajin Sara lake in Manang district of Nepal (Photo: IANS)

Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Manang district, Nepal set to be the world's highest

Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Manang district of Nepal is all set to become the world's highest lake replacing Tilicho lake (also in Manang), which currently holds the title.

Aerial view of DoubleTree by Hilton, Goa-Panaji

Travel special: A li'l mindspace by the River Mandovi at DoubleTree by Hilton, Goa-Panaji

Private views that blur the river and the sky, the finest organic cuisine and artisanal treats, and a special spice trail experience — here’s a getaway descended straight from the heavens.

India's tiger population is on the rise (File Photo: IANS)

Doubling of India's tiger population from 2006 to date is 'good sign' for meeting UN goals

The doubling of India's tiger population between 2006 and 2019 is being welcomed as a "good sign" by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

A train carrying drinking water at Jolarpet railway station (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

On the water train: How drinking water reaches Chennai, 'India's parched Motor City'

Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India's parched Motor City.

A luxury cottage at Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre

Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre at the foot of Chamundi Hills in Mysuru is the perfect spot for a detox vacation

With its ayurvedic treatments, massages and organic meals, the Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre is ideal for a relaxing holiday

A herd of wild elephants in Tezpur, Sonitpur district, Assam (Photo: IANS)

Elephant whisperers? Uttar Pradesh forest officials say they've never heard of them

Forest officials in Uttar Pradesh who have been grappling with the problem of two wild tuskers have not even heard of the technique of elephant whisperers that can tame these wild giants.