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105-year-old Matheran railway standed

Centre's proposal to UNESCO to confer heritage status on the 105-year-old Matheran toy train railway is mired in controversy with the descendants of its founder Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy moving the......

Pakistan wasn't informed about Osama raid: Zardari

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says the raid by United States special forces to kill the world's most wanted  terrorist Osama bin Laden deep inside his country was "not a joint......

Cellphone film showcases youth's green concern

A youth from near Mumbai has combined his knowledge of new media with an expertise in science to create an authentic, individual protest against man's destructive......

What? You haven't been to Andamans yet?

Have you had enough of hill stations? Ooty, Kodaikanal, Simla, Nainital, Mahabaleshwar, Matheran must have figured in your itinerary at some time or the other.The scenic beauty of the hills have......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Indian professor in US plans $300 house for the poor

Vijay Govindarajan, now a professor who teaches international business at the US-based Tuck School of Business, has a dream that could become a reality soon.He wants even the 'very poor' to have a......

Build a hotel in an old building to save tax!

The Uttarakhand government has announced exemption in luxury tax for five years on all those old buildings which would be converted into hotels with an investment of 50 per cent of the current......

Anil Ambani, 2 firms barred from markets till 2012

Market regulator Sebi on Friday barred Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infra and RNRL from investing in secondary market till 2012, besides imposing a charge of Rs 50 crore (Rs 500 million) for settling a......

Aseem Chhabra remembers Manish Acharya who died tragically last week

Filmmaker and actor Manish Acharya died in a freak accident in Matheran on Saturday. He was only 40 years old. Aseem Chhabra salutes a friend and colleague. On Saturday night, my cell phone......

Ronit Roy arrested for rash driving, gets bail

Film and television star Ronit Roy was today arrested on the charges of rash and negligent driving after his speeding vehicle hit a moving four-wheeler with four occupants of a family, injuring an......

'Naseerbhai is a rebel even at this age'

Naseeruddin Shah has been wowing us with his performances through 35 years. And his brilliance still goes on.Today, the actor turns 60.Abhishek Chaubey, who directed Naseer in one of his best films......

Why Leela Naidu never lost her cool

Leela Naidu's beauty is legendary. But she was not just another pretty face. After all, how many actresses do you think would turn down an opportunity to work with Raj Kapoor? She left an......

'All this appreciation makes me feel nervous'

She has always exhibited a chameleon-like ability to slip into myriad characters.In the five releases coming up this year, Tabu continues to experiment with various personas.In Jaal -- The Trap, an......

Big names sink in high-class swimming fields

The strength of the swimming competition at the Commonwealth Games was evident on the first morning of action with defending champions and expected finalists exiting early in the opening heats.......

Henry given the royal treatment in New York

Following in the footsteps of Pele and David Beckham, Thierry Henry has arrived in the United States as a soccer missionary and scoffed at the notion Major League Soccer is a retirement fund for......
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Navya dubey
Q. Which is ur fav, holiday destination??
Navya Dubey:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-ur-fav-holiday-destination/26915310/answers/

Flying Saucer
Q. how many Mountain Railways in India? Mention their names.
Flying Saucer:  A. Apni haisiyat ke hisab se sab se sasti, achhi aur Bombay se sabse qarib holiday destination hai Matheran. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-mountain-railways-in-india-mention-their-names./26669698/answers/26915319

dayan hyames
Q. are there any groups in Mumbai who go on picnics to close by places like matheran / lonavala / khandala / gorai beach / malad beaches / etc? i am looking for groups who organize such activities at a cheap price. there are plenty of groups who organize cheap treks, but i am interested in picnics / just meeting people and chilling out at some nice place.
Dayan Hyames:  A. 1.Darjeeling Himalayan Railway2.Nilgiri Mountain Railway3.KalkaShimla Railway4.Matheran Hill Railway5.Kangra Valley Railway6.Kashmir Railway more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-there-any-groups-in-mumbai-who-go-on-picnics-to-close-by/25325437/answers/26669703

subhash
Q. Which is the most popular tourist spot in India?
Subhash:  A. rahan de, dharti pe hi rah le more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-most-popular-tourist-spot-in-india/25222455/answers/25325451

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Diwali weekend another reason for travel enthusiasts to take a quick break

The festival of Diwali traditionally brings to mind the idea of being at home and spending time with family. However, many today are looking at the... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/diwali-weekend-another-reason-travel-enthusiasts-take-quick-break/
Stewarding standards need some uplift

DARK HORSE Ever since the need to ensure that horse racing is conducted in a fair manner arose, turf institutions have entrusted this... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/sports/others/Stewarding-standards-need-some-uplift/articleshow/44891341.cms
Hilly Matheran or Mangalore's pleasant beaches, which one would you choose?

Upcoming holidays in October 2014 Laxmi Pujan (Diwali): Oct 23, Thursday Bhai Dooj: Oct 25, Saturday ET-Travel suggests you take a casual day... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/travel/hilly-matheran-or-mangalores-pleasant-beaches-which-one-would-you-choose/articleshow/44825236.cms
NeralMatheran line reopens

The Central Railway announced that it will re-open the Neral-Matheran toy train to passengers on Wednesday. During the monsoon, the railway had... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/neralmatheran-line-reopens/article_121917
No takers for hill stations as Maharashtra goes to polls

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation's (MTDC) resorts, which are otherwise brimming with tourists in the month of October, are receiving... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/no-takers-for-hill-stations-as-maharashtra-goes-to-polls/15680150

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