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Nilgiris Railway to get heritage status

While the long-cherished dream of getting heritage status to the Nilgiris Mountain Railway may not be too far away, the railways are now more concerned about how to make the train more......

Danger in the hills

Extensive anthropogenic interference, as part of developmental activities, is a significant factor that increases this hazard manifold. As a result, the landscape in the Himalayan, north-eastern......

Superman in a veshti: 12 hours with A Raja

The popular perception is that Raja will be fighting with his back to the wall, given the enormity of the charges against him in the 2G scam, but all it takes is for one to follow his campaign......

13 killed, 60 missing in glacial lake burst in Nepal

A glacial lake burst on Saturday in the high Himalayan region in northwestern Nepal sweeping away houses, farms, cattles near the tourist resort of Pokhara, killing at least 13 people and leaving......

'The Sarasvati was more sacred than the Ganga'

At the edge of the Shola forest, at the foot of the Ayyasamy Hills, in western Tamil Nadu, near Coimbatore, lives a writer and scholar who traveled to India from northern France over three decades......

Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail to get a facelift

The Unesco-acclaimed World Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway, whose train featured in the famous Chhaiyaa, Chhaiyaa song, is all set to get the much-needed facelift.The metre-gauge train, which......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

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......

Railways to go for JVs to enhance rolling stock

Railways is embarking on public-private joint venture to produce 1,000 units each of diesel and electric locomotives over the next 10 years to enhance their rolling stock, a Railway Board member......

India's top second-home spots

India's second-home market might not be steaming, but it's still pretty hot.According to a study conducted by Kapston.com, a Bangalore-based E-business consulting firm, second-home sales in India......

To the Nilgiris for a bicycle 'kick'

Seventy people who do not know each other will meet for the first time and get an opportunity to extend their passion. How this happens is an interesting story that unfolds on a 900 kilometre......

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Giaa
Q. The oldest mountains in India areA. AravalisB. VindhyasC. SatpurasD. Nilgiri hills
Giaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-oldest-mountains-in-india-area.-aravalisb.-vindhyasc.-sa/26801394/answers/

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-mountain-railways-in-india-mention-their-names./26669698/answers/26801399

Divya Kulkarni
Q. FFF-Name the oldest mountain range of India...?a) Himalayas b) Nilgirisc) Aravallis d) Vindhyas
Divya Kulkarni:  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/fff-name-the-oldest-mountain-range-of-india...a-himalayas-b-/26419797/answers/26669703

vividh bharti
Q. Which of the following is an example of 'Horst' or "Block Mountains"?a) Nilgiris b) Himalayasc) Vindhyas d) Siwaliks
Vividh Bharti:  A. Himalayas more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-the-following-is-an-example-of-horst-or-block-mount/26411092/answers/26419811

  Web results for Nilgiri Mountains
Have you gone on these 7 wildlife safaris?

Condé Nast Traveller sorted through the wish lists of wildlife enthusiasts from around the world to collate this definitive guide. How many will... ...

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10 Reasons why Kerala should be Your Next Travel Destination

1 of 10 Fort Kochi, the quaint town sitting along the shores of the Arabian Sea, has centuries-old tales of Kerala's cultural and commercial... ...

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Short break to Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

Searing temperatures and humidity start a yearning for the hills that gets quite clamorous with the approach of long weekends. Unfortunately,... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/coonoor-tamil-nadu-bangalore-dolphins-nose-catherine-falls-lambs-rock-sims-park/1/379574.html
35 stunning photos of the most beautiful college campuses in India

Who needs a vacation when you have a college that looks like a dream! The best colleges in India usually attract students because of the high... ...

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Modern engines no patch on Swiss locomotive of 1914

X-class Swiss made coal-fired steam locomotive at Coonoor railway station, which was built in the year 1914. (Photo: DC) Ooty: A Swiss made,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140828/nation-current-affairs/article/modern-engines-no-patch-swiss-locomotive-1914

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