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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......

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......

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......

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
India's most beautiful spots

We asked our photographer friends, professional and hobby photographers, to dig into their travel diaries and pull out their personal favourites of... ...

http://femina.in/lifestyle/travel/indias-most-beautiful-spots-3335.html
Birding, birding everywhere

Avigyan Samanta,Precious Kamei Flock to these sites around India where winged visitors arrive and nest throughout winter Avigyan Samanta The... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Birding-birding-everywhere-1007104
On your own trail

After a few years of conventional marathon running, I tried a mountain ultra—50K at the Annapurna 100 on New Year's Day, 2012. This was an... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/VVIhDrCt0BbkQ8RqyDfipL/On-your-own-trail.html
A December to remember for cycling buffs

BENGALURU: It was one December that cycling enthusiasts made the most of. While the rest of the city was cosying up at home, groups of cyclists... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/A-December-to-remember-for-cycling-buffs/articleshow/45828425.cms
NIRM to study NMR to avert landslips

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Southern Railway has sought the assistance of National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM) for... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/nirm-to-study-nmr-to-avert-landslips/article6766051.ece?ref=tpnews

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