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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......

For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/Rediff.com talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as......

Why India needs to get tough with China

'It is certainly time for New Delhi to open up. Not only should it go ahead at full steam with the roads to the LAC, but the government must also allow tourists to visit these stunningly beautiful......

Inside the Forbidden Land

'The impression I get is bread and butter matters more than freedom and choice. And China is providing bread and butter in plenty.' Saisuresh Sivaswamy/Rediff.com takes the road less travelled --......

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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lalit mahata
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/among-the-mountain-railways-of-india-that-feature-on-the-wor/25940690/answers/26669703

stalin
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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  Web results for Mountain Railways Of India
Sons of the toil

Every day, the second I get out from tunnel, I call my family Golori is supervising drilling of rocks inside the 1.7-km-long tunnel By... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/migration-sons-of-the-toil/
J&K shines on sports firmament

The year 2014 though witnessed a mixed fortune for sports in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, which is striving hard to craft a space on the... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/2014-jk-shines-sports-firmament/
The world is a bargain

The year 2014 was definitely for the frugal traveller. Here is Gustasp & Jeroo Irani’s list of destinations to discover on a budget. Decades... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/450136/world-bargain.html
Vanishing tracks

A pictorial record of India's narrow- and meter-gauge railway lines Tweet Tweet Subscribe to: Daily Newsletter Breaking News Latest News... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/joe155CPxDyP6K4fq6YSgI/Photo-Essay-Vanishing-tracks.html
Little China

Three things you must do: visit a night market, eat the local street food and try the real Chinese food and drink lots of tea Sandipan Chatterjee... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Taiwan:-Little-China-1005196

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