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Trial run on India's longest train tunnel

The trial run of train services across the Pir Panjal Mountains through the 11.2 kilometre-long tunnel between Qazigund town in the Valley and the Banihal town in the Jammu......

India will deploy 'light tanks' along China border

The Army is planning to acquire 300 light tanks for deployment in the mountainous regions of the border with China and Pakistan, a move seen as part of efforts to beef up capabilities on the......

Why Finance Minister Jaitley disappointed Defence Minister Jaitley

The finance minister hiked the total defence expenditure from Rs 203,672 crore in FY 2013-2014 to Rs 229,000 crore for FY 2014-2015. Though the increase appears substantial, it is insufficient to......

PHOTOS: Incredible India's heritage sites

The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area, a rich biodiversity in Himachal Pradesh and home to several rare and threatened species of flora and fauna, was on Monday approved for......

The extraordinary man who set up India's extraordinary electoral system

As the 16th Indian parliamentary elections get underway, Vikas Lather profiles Sukumar Sen, India's first chief election commissioner India is merely a geographical expression… To leave......

World's highest railway bridges

Built in the most difficult terrain, over mountains, gorges and rivers, these amazing bridges are among the world's biggest engineering marvels. By 2016, India will have the highest railway......

India's longest rail tunnel to open next year

India's longest railway tunnel, which will realise the dream of connecting Kashmir with rest of the country by train, will be made operational next year.The 11-km-long tunnel, passing through the......

How gigantic sums of public money are being lost

BSNL shall be bankrupt by the end of 2011, Indian Railways is bleeding; Air India has run up a total debt of Rs 40,000 crore. T V R Shenoy on the figures that tell the government's story. A rookie......

Mamata's mantra for the Railways

She is strong, aggressive, determined and fearless. Now, at the helm of one of India's most enterprising ministries, she promises the best service from the Indian Railways. Meet Mamata Baneerjee,......

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......

Bollywood prays for Rajnikanth

Bollywood stars tweeted their prayers for Rajnikanth's speedy recovery. The actor is currently undergoing treatment in a Chennai hospital. Dev Anand tweeted: 'I pray for my dear rajani's sound......

Bollywood's classics come alive on TV again

It's not just new Hindi movies who are stealing tunes from the classics. Switch on the television and you'll realise new commercials are all about using classic Bollywood songs in 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......

Megan Fox marries Brian Austin Green

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Transformer star Megan Fox has tied the knot with Brian Austin Green at the Four Seasons Resort on the Big Island of......

Meet Goa's bindaas heroine

Piaa made her debut in Poi Solla Porom, the Tamil remake of Khosla ka Khosla. The movie was produced by Priyadarshan and UTV Movies. Piaa's second film was Aegan, the Tamil remake of Main......

Victorious Indian team felicitated by President

Less than 24 hours after creating history by winning the World Cup at the Wankhede stadium, the triumphant Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was felicitated by President Pratibha Patil at Raj......

Guns fall silent as Pakistanis mourn World Cup defeat

The guns fell silent and the streets were deserted after Pakistan were defeated by India in their World Cup semi-final in Mohali on Wednesday. Zealous Pakistan fans, who had fired throughout the......

Indians can get tickets for London Olympics through IOC: Coe

Indians interested in witnessing the 2012 London Olympics can get tickets from the Indian Olympic Committee, Chairman of the Games Organising Committee Lord Sebastian Coe said. "Indian fans will......

Images: Dilshan does star 'turn' for Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga starred in a record 282-run opening stand to set up Sri Lanka's 139-run victory over Zimbabwe and help them qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup in......

Messi, Iniesta vie for Laureus honours

Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta find themselves competing against each other along with four other top sporting icons, including Rafael Nadal, for the 'World Sportsman of the......

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Flying Saucer
Q. how many Mountain Railways in India? Mention their names.
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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Q. Among the mountain railways of India that Feature on the World Heritage list , which is the oldest?
Lalit Mahata:  A. 1.Darjeeling Himalayan Railway2.Nilgiri Mountain Railway3.KalkaShimla Railway4.Matheran Hill Railway5.Kangra Valley Railway6.Kashmir Railway more

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Q. there are 2 UNESCO heritage sites on the Indian Railways. One is famous mountain railways of India. Name the other
Stalin:  A. Darjeeling more

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Border infra & Chinese checkers

Picture used for representational purpose. (Photo: PTI/File) Mumbai: The Indian defence establishment has been gripped by alarm over the rapid... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140722/commentary-op-ed/article/border-infra-chinese-checkers
Rs. 5,000 cr. hike for Defence, 49 per cent FDI allowed

Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech on Thursday announced that foreign companies would now be allowed 49 per cent stake... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/business/budget/rs-5000-cr-hike-for-defence-49-per-cent-fdi-allowed/article6198852.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Budget&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
15 Indians who have done terrific things you probably didn't know of

Who are some of the most famous Indian you know of? You will recall cricketers, film stars, freedom fighters, politicians, and billionaires easily,... ...

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Energy forms the core of strategic partnership with India Polish Ambassador Prof. Piotr Klodkowski

Its energy, its energy and it is energy that forms the core of the strategic partnership between India and Poland, said the Polish Ambassador to... ...

http://frontierindia.net/energy-forms-the-core-of-strategic-partnership-with-india-polish-ambassador-prof-piotr-klodkowski
A rail link, a pipe dream

The CAG, in its performance audit of the project, has put total losses and liabilities on account of the construction problems posed by the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/a-rail-link-a-pipe-dream/

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