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Vaishnodevi-like temple to come up on Swiss Alps

With a view to spread India's devotional culture in Switzerland, Sudhir Sharma, a London-based businessman, has decided to set up a temple in green hill tops."I thought of setting up Mata ka mandir......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) McDonald's goddess' becomes viral hit You've heard of Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar, but what about the glorious......

'Himalayan glaciers are melting, but will still exist by 2099'

'Himalayan glaciers are expected to become smaller, and small glaciers will have disappeared, but by no means will all glaciers have melted by the end of the 21st century,' glaciologist Professor......

These 10 stunts are for those who DARE!

Daredevil aerialist Nik Wallenda created history few nights ago when he successfully walked between skyscrapers on high wires suspended over 600 feet above Chicago without a harness or a safety net......

Is 'tsar' Putin the richest man in Europe?

If emerging reports are to be believed, Russia's outgoing President Vladimir Putin is the richest man in Europe. And that, too, by alleged embezzlement. A report in Guardian says the Time......

World's longest railway tunnel

The excavation work to build the world's longest railway tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps is complete. The high-speed rail link in Switzerland, where passenger trains can travel at a maximum......

Onboard the stunning Glacier Express

The Glacier Express takes tourists on an exhilarating trip through the spectacular Swiss Alps. For Rediff Realtime News, click here!Click NEXT to read...

Building the world's longest train tunnel

The world's longest train tunnel Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is being constructed beneath the Swiss Alps. It is expected to be completed in 2016. This gigantic project stretches across a distance of......

World's top tax havens

\nWhen people think of tax havens, they usually picture the Swiss Alps or Caribbean islands.\n\nBut traditional venues like Switzerland, the duchies of Lichtenstein and Luxembourg and Caribbean......

Travel now, pay later

Soaking in the sun in Seychelles or skiing in the Swiss Alps need not just remain in the realms of fantasy for the Indian middle class - travel loans are making their dreams come true.The array of......

Looking at Bollywood's exotic locales

From Swiss Alps to Eiffel Towers and Big Bens to South African splendour and busy streets of Bangkok to stunning landscapes down under and more, there's abundant beauty all around. Only we've......

The starry-eyed romance of Sridevi's Chandni

In our special series revisiting great Hindi film classics, Sukanya Verma looks back at Rishi Kapoor-Sridevi-Vinod Khanna starrer Chandni (1989). Some dreams are so scenic and snug, we want to......

Salman's 50 whistle-worthy moments!

Bollywood's blockbuster machine Salman Khan's presence is greeted with whistles and euphoria every time he appears on the silver screen. When he swaggers into the frame.  *Wolf whistle* When......

10 movies you must see at MAMI

Satyajit Ray. Films from Italy, Iceland and Albania feature on Aseem Chhabra's list. Mumbai's own international film festival is back -- in a new incarnation, with a new team, infused by new......

Dilwale, DDLJ, Baazigar: Shah Rukh and Kajol through the years

22 years of lovin', Shah Rukh-Kajol style!   What's the most heartening thing for Bollywood fans besides watching warring Khans hug annually at Iftaar parties and Rajkumar Hirani films on the......

Kapil, Jadeja to play cricket atop Swiss Alps

Cricket is set to touch a new high. Europe's longest glacier in the Swiss Alps will soon host an exhibition match between two all-star teams from India and England, at an altitude of 11,330 feet,......

Men's tennis seems so middle-aged...

'Not only are four of the top five fathers, but Federer famously injured a knee, weakened by years of twisting and turning on tennis courts, early this year while giving his elder pair of twins a......

'Michael Schumacher cannot walk'

In what may come as heartbreaking news to his fans world over, Michael Schumacher’s lawyer Felix Damm said in a court hearing in Hamburg on Monday, that the former F1 champion ‘cannot......

Tour de France: Sagan pips Kristoff for third stage win

IMAGE: Tinkoff team rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia reacts on the podium after winning the stage. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters. World champion Peter Sagan claimed his third 2016 Tour de France......

Tour de France: Cavendish powers to 30th win as Froome retains lead

IMAGE: Team Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain, left, wins on finish line as Etixx-QuickStep rider Marcel Kittel of Germany reacts. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters. Mark......
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It might not be heaven, but it comes so close

UNESCO World Natural Heritage site Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietsch­horn, is the most glaciated part of the Alps Deep curved valleys, miles of undisturbed... ...
From hydroelectricity to 600 kilowatt flash charge in 15 seconds

Innovations in the power sector in Switzerland have the potential to drive growth in India with revolutionary effect in hydel-power and transport... ...
The Internet Is Going Crazy About This Pool In Switzerland And Frankly We're On Board

If you are a water baby and love to swim then maybe this pool in Switzerland is your new home! We've seen the largest pools and we've also... ...
Nilesh Shah, Kotak AMC

In a chat with , Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak AMC and Achal Bakeri, CMD, Symphony, discuss how consumers are moving from unbranded to branded categories... ...
A Dutch Cockatoo Galavants Through Switzerland ✔

A Dutch Cockatoo Galavants Through Switzerland What's better than a vacation in the Swiss Alps? A vacation to the Swiss Alps with a... ...

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