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Delhi's Metro network has entered the capital's ancient "Walled City" for the first time, with the launch of the new Heritage Line.

The new line opened on 28 May and features stations at three of the city's main attractions: Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort. It is an extension of the existing Violet Line which runs between Faridabad and ITO.

Following the opening of the new line, the Delhi Metro network now stretches 217km and features 162 stations.

Vistara has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo – the new fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft.

The airline, which is a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Tata, has ordered seven A320neos from leasing company BOC Aviation, in addition to its existing fleet of 13 standard A320s.

The new aircraft is configured in a three-class layout with 158 seats: eight in business class, 24 in premium economy and 126 in economy.

Vistara becomes the third Indian carrier to operate the A320neo, following low-cost carriers IndiGo and GoAir.

Food By Celebrity Chefs And Mumbai To Goa in Just 8 Hours. Welcome To Tejas Express!

With the aim of providing comfort to passengers during inter-city journeys, the Indian Railways is launching a new premier train called the Tejas Express, between Mumbai and Goa in June.

Showcasing the future of train travel in India, the 20-coach train will come fitted with LCD screens, automatic doors, onboard wifi, coffee-vending machines and magazines, among other features. Each coach has cost around Rs 3.25 crore and took six months to manufacture.

The newly-designed coaches of Tejas Express can run at a speed of 200 kmph, however, due to restrictions related to rail tracks, these coaches will run at a speed of 160 kmph.

Once the train starts operating on the Mumbai-Goa route, the service will be extended to the Delhi-Chandigarh route as well.

Munnar picked as best destination for romance

Munnar hill station has been selected in the 'Best Destination for Romance' category in the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2017.

Munnar won the award for its cool weather, mist-covered mountains, tea gardens, green valleys and waterfalls. The recent years have witnessed the state, with luxurious hotels, resorts and exotic beaches, emerging as a preferred wedding as well as a honeymoon destination.