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Air India has revised the schedule of flights from the U.S. to India for the winter 2019/20 timetable under which flights will depart earlier than in the past. The airliner announced Nov. 12 that effective this week, Air India flights will depart earlier than in prior seasons to reduce ground time at U.S. airports in order to lower operating costs and improve fleet utilization.

India has reached retrogression for its investor visa EB-5 for the U.S. fiscal year 2018 (October-September) with the country utilizing the existing cap of 700 visas offered by the U.S. to every country. Visa retrogression occurs when the demand for a particular immigrant visa for a nation exceeds its availability as has been the case with India.

The Indian couple who fell off to their death at Taft Point in Yosemite Valley in California last October was drunk, news reports say, citing an autopsy released Jan. 18. Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and his wife Meenakshi “Minaxi” Moorthy, 30, were killed Oct. 25 after falling more than 800 feet f…

Quentin Jérémy Clerc and Marie Droz were getting away from the tourist trail. Visiting Fatehpur Sikri — once the capital of the Mughal Empire, and about 25 miles from the Taj Mahal — the young Swiss couple decided to explore a secluded portion of its crumbling fortress.

Although the last two weeks of August are a peak time for summer getaways, plenty of properties in appealing places still have availability during this busy period. Here are five vacation possibilities for late August.

Rajasthan – a place that conjures up images of palaces teeming with the plentiful raj-gharanas, as well as men and women, adorned in clothes and jewelry so colorful and vibrant working out their livelihood in the hot, scorching sun.

India's passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new "luxury" service. The popular image of rail travel in the country of 1.2 billion people is of hundreds of people crammed into carriages, perching on roofs and hanging off the sides.

Nestled in the heart of Doha, the capital of Qatar, is a Falcon Souq — an old marketplace where Arab fans of falconry come to buy and trade new birds that cost several thousand dollars. 

A much-anticipated annual tradition in Washington is here: The National Cherry Blossom Festival will take place through April 16. The event, celebrating its 90th anniversary, commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan to the United States.