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BIG CHILL: Snowfall in HP throws life out of gear

Several areas were cut off on Monday and vehicular traffic came to a halt as frsh snowfall in Shimla, Kinnaur, Chamba and some other areas threw normal life out of gear. Shimla was covered a thick......

Why PM postponed the Cabinet reshuffle

The much-awaited Cabinet reshuffle due on Monday has been postponed, ostensibly after the Kalka Mail and Guwahati-Puri Express derailed on the same day, claiming more than 30 lives. The Congress is......

Communal Violence Bill: The Congress gameplan

In a regime dominated by scams, scandals and corruption, the Congress has zeroed in on the Communal Violence Bill as the piece de resistance of UPA II in a bid to shift the focus from its own......

Tweaked draft gives phone tapping powers to Lokpal

The revised draft of the 'Jan Lokpal Bill' has amendments to the original bill to provide for inclusion of Prime Minister and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha in the committee to select Lokpal and......

Science at Work: From depression cure to T-Rex

American scientists claim to have identified a gene that seems to be a key contributor to the onset of depression, an "exciting" finding that could pave the way for new class of......

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......

Trip from Shimla became a learning experience

If there's one thing I've often prayed for, it's for the good lord to deliver me from garrulous drivers. But instead of deliverance, I found myself stuck in a traffic jam en route from Shimla to......

Road test: Mercedes-Benz E350 Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz E-Coupe made its official arrival on the Indian shores on April 8, 2010. A few years ago, who would have thought that India would get a variety of coupes in 2010 - for the very......

Europe's snowfall sends tourists Down Under

With heavy snowfall in Europe, outbound tourists this season have been forced to turn to warmer climes in the southern hemisphere. And countries like Australia and New Zealand are literally......

Booked a Toyota Etios? Delivery from Jan 2011

Japanese car maker Toyota on Tuesday said it will begin production of its entry-level sedan Etios in third week of December from its second manufacturing facility in India at Bidadi in Bengaluru.......

Riteish promotes a cause, Kajol her movie

Here's what you favourite celebrities have been up to. Ritesh Deshmukh at Hope 2010 programe for poor cancer striken children as part of an intiative by Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation in......

Lara Dutta's engagement tweets

A quick update on what the stars are saying in 140 characters. It's obvious that twitter seems to be the next big place for announcements. Lara Dutta retweeted, with a smiley ":-) RT......

Srikanth's bindass comeback in Drohi

Srikanth burst into the film Tamil scene with the hugely successful Rojakoottam. After being hailed as one of the bright stars of Tamil cinema, he disappeared from the film industry for a year to......

Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai in pix

Balaji & Milan Luthria's Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai is almost done. The movie starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi,Kangna Ranaut, Prachi Desai and Randeep Hooda is slated for July 30. Seen......

Rubbing shoulders with SRK, Sushmita

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Sushmita Sen -- the brand ambassador of I Am She Miss Universe India Pageant -- arrived at the event's finale with Shah Rukh Khan on Friday in...

Fired-up India seek revenge in Bangladesh clash

India's startling first-round exit at the last World Cup is still regarded as one of the greatest shocks in cricket and a fired-up Virender Sehwag wants to make Bangladesh pay for eliminating them......

Ragtag quartet puts poster boys in their place

Inspiration for the World Cup semi-finalists has come from the unfashionable, the forgotten, the overshadowed and the discarded -- a ragtag quartet putting the pre-tournament poster boys in their......

Economists tip Brazil for World Cup glory

Brazil and Argentina have ousted Spain as the top picks for World Cup champions, according to a global field of 100 football fan economists polled by Reuters. Impressed by a potent strikeforce and......

  People speak for shimla kalka

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

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Lucky
Q. What is famous about Shimla ?
Lucky:  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/what-is-famous-about-shimla-/25977390/answers/26669703

simon waaras
Q. The last time you travelled in GENERAL compartment of train was ?:)P
Simon Waaras:  A. Its beauty; The Ridge; Kalka Shimla Rail Car more

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The Colonel's salute

The King's Cross railway station in London is the heart of British railways. It connects London to all major cities in the United Kingdom. No... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/punjab/chandigarh/the-colonel-s-salute/article1-1212130.aspx
'Train to Leh' remains a dream since independence

SHIMLA: Despite their claims about ensuring development in the state, expansion of railway line in missing from the agenda of political parties.... ...

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Keeping track of the growth of Indian Railways

A wealth of information about Indian Railways is in store at the photo exhibition organised in view of its 160th year of operation, at Madurai... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/keeping-track-of-the-growth-of-indian-railways/article5853781.ece
History of Indian Railways on display

The web of railway tracks crisscrossing the nation has rightly earned the description of being a 'lifeline.' Everyday, over 11,000 trains chug... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/history-of-indian-railways-on-display/article5838166.ece
» Kalka Shimla track once again rolls out 109-year-old steam engine

An 109-year-old British-era steam engine on Saturday once again chugged down the Kalka-Shimla heritage track with over 12 passengers, mostly... ...

http://www.traveltechie.com/news/Kalka-Shimla-track-once-again-rolls-out-109-year-old-steam-engine-/7888

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