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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......

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......

Rains lash TN again; 6 more deaths take toll to 80

Six more people died in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu, taking the toll from heavy northeast monsoon showers to 80 since its onset two weeks ago. Weathermen on Sunday have forecast more rains......

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
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/slide-show-1-ls-election-superman-in-a-veshti-12-hours-with-a-raja/20140421.htm
The dawn of the dumpling

Momos, dumplings, dim sums - these little balls of dough; steamed, fried or even baked; have become an intrinsic part of Bangalore's kitschy food... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/The-dawn-of-the-dumpling/2014/04/21/article2179677.ece
Karuna says no to BJP, noncommittal on Cong

DMK chief has firmly ruled out any possibility of a future truck with the “communal” BJP and said his party would not be averse to... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/karuna-says-no-bjp-noncommittal-cong-141
Unravelling Chinese link can boost Nilgiris tourism

Very few hill areas can boast so many foreign footprints as the Nilgiris. The European contribution is well known. But the work some Chinese... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/unravelling-chinese-link-can-boost-nilgiris-tourism/article5926889.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The Wind In The Tea Bushes

I button my sweater, sink into the first chair on the balcony of Room No. 101, and say out loud, Still there. The chair next to me lies vacant and... ...

http://travel.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?289906

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