Rain plays spoilsport for Kerala’s Monsoon tourism

With unrelenting rains submerging parts of Alappuzha, organisers are fearing poor spectator response to the hugely popular Nehru Boat Race. The event is held every year on the second Saturday of August. Alappuzha has been hit by torrential rains, making life miserable. A good section of the working class is without work."Many parts of our town are submerged," said Tomy Pullikattil, one of the organisers of the famed race. He said ticket sales had not picked up like in earlier years. While tickets worth Rs.3.6 million got sold in the last edition, it is feared it will be difficult to touch that figure this time. It was in 1952 when then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru visited Kerala. A pageantry of boats accompanied him from Kottayam to Alappuzha. The race's origin was an impromptu race con

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India’s 1st party resort at Candolim, Goa

SinQ Hospitality Group, the hospitality arm of a Goa-based real estate company, Adwalpalkar Constructions, have come up with new party hot spots at Candolim, North Goa. SinQ Group recently unveiled and opened for Public, SinQ Beach Club (Day and Night club), Tavern - A Goan style Restaurant and SinQair - a Private area for Private parties. SinQ Beach Club at Candolim, North Goa, is a complete party haven for food, dance, music and leisure lovers. It has been conceptualized keeping varied moods of party lovers in mind. It comprises of (i) A Classy Nightclub, (ii) An Open-Air Lounge Area with a discotheque; this is going to be the 1st of its kind open discotheque concept in India and (iii) Poolside area with stylish cabanas.  It is an all time party club and in a short span has become...

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