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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
Brewing distress in the Nilgiris

UDHAGAMANDALAM: In the Nilgiris, tea has long ceased to be the drink that brings joy. A crippling fall in green leaf prices that started in the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/Brewing-distress-in-the-Nilgiris/articleshow/38935531.cms
Top 10 Tourist Destinations in India

Are you planning to travel across the country? Do you want to make memories which stay with you for a lifetime? Then pack your bags as here are... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/10-tourist-destinations-india-604906
NHRA to approach TN tourism to promote Nilgiri region

Steena Joy - Udhagamandalam The Nilgiri Hotel and Restaurant Association (NHRA) plans to approach the Tamil Nadu Tourism Department to help... ...

http://www.foodandhospitalityworld.com/sections/market-section/3319-nhra-to-approach-tn-tourism-to-promote-nilgiri-region
PMK opposes move to privatise Nilgiris Mountain Rail

PMK today opposed the reported move to privatise the Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail, the major attraction in Nilgiris district. Centre should drop... ...

http://economictimes.feedsportal.com/c/33041/f/537910/s/3ca065fd/sc/7/l/0Leconomictimes0Bindiatimes0N0Cnews0Cpolitics0Eand0Enation0Cpmk0Eopposes0Ereported0Emove0Eto0Eprivatise0Eheritage0Enilgiris0Emountain0Erail0Carticleshow0C38610A4210Bcms/story01.htm
Amboli, Chail, Bandipur National Park

FROM MUMBAI: AMBOLI, MAHARASHTRA Amboli is a hill station in the Sindhudurg district and is situated at an altitude of 690 m. The hill station... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/travel/quick-getaway-destinations-amboli-chail-bandipur-national-park/articleshow/38488452.cms

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