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Tahqiq-i-hind was a work of which foreign traveller?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Abu Rayhan Beruni or Alberonius was a Persian Scholar, wrote this book Tahqiq-i-hind. He travelled to South Asia in 1017 and authored a study of Indian culture (Tahqiqma li-l-hind...) after exploring the Brahmanical traditions and Hinduism practiced in India during those days.He wrote about the cultural and religious values of the Indians in this book, apart from wars and battles. He is therefore known as the "founder of Indology".He was the First Muslim Scholar to study India and the customs and traditions followed in India. He was a scholar and a person of abundance knowledge in the fields of physics, ... Read More

What are the best places to visit in India during monsoon season?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Monsoon is the favourite season for many of us, right?? We all love sitting by the window and looking out for beautiful rain-drops while having "pakode and chai" at our home. It gives immense happiness and satisfaction to the soul. After all, it soothes the land also after a burning and intolerable heat of summer.While some people prefer to have hot snacks in front of the TV and enjoy the rain, some prefer travelling and dancing in the rain. For travel lovers, here is the list of best places which will definitely make you confuse to choose which place to ... Read More

Do Airlines Refuel for Every Flight?

Leela
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The answer to this question is YES !!Every aircraft has a specified takeoff weight which is the maximum weight certified for an aircraft to make it airworthy. Before each flight, the Pilots and the safety crew calculate the maximum permissible weight based on many key factors like runway length, weather conditions, luggage capacity, number of seats in the place etc., and decide upon the quantity of fuel to be filled in.Due to so many factors, the commercial planes almost refuel for each and every flight.

How can a woman use public transport even at late night and stay safe?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
A number of women believe the private automobile is the safest mode of transportation, so they buy a private vehicle. They even restrict their activity to day-time and prefer not to take any public transit at night. But how many times is it possible to avoid travelling at night? Also, is it affordable for everyone to hire a vehicle? The answer to both these questions might be ‘no’ for many of us. So, below are some tips to keep in mind when travelling at night in public transport.Well Lit Bus Stop: Catch the bus or train from somewhere well lit. ... Read More

Is it true that IRCTC will not take transaction charges on online ticket bookings?

Diler Singh
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The subsidiary of Indian Railways, IRCTC, which takes care of tourism, catering, and online ticketing operations has given a relief to the travellers. The entity has decided to waive off the transaction charge if you book the ticket using your debit card.Moreover, IRCTC recently has announced that there would be no bank charges even if you pay through IRCTC SBI Platinum Credit Card while ticketing on irctc.co.in.This is really a great move.Thank, IRCTC.

Which are the famous sightseeing spots in Kota?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Kota is a very famous city in Rajasthan for IIT JEE coaching institutes but not many people know that it is apt for sightseeing as well. Here are those attractions:1. Seven Wonders: This is a unique attraction of Kota where all seven wonders of the world are displayed. It is located near Kotri Mini Flyover, Ballabhbari, Gayatri Vihar, Kota.2. Jag Mandir: This is located in the heart of Kishore Sagar Talav (KST), in Rampura, Kota. This is so beautiful that tourists do not miss this place at all when they visit Kota. One can see the reflection of a palace on the ... Read More

What is the significance of Hyderabad metro rail symbol?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Metro rail system that was recently set up at Hyderabad has a special symbol called Niz. This was made in the remembrance of the Nizam king who once ruled this city. The Hyderabad Metro officials have also knitted a story to this little character, symbolizing the youth of Hyderabad, as they didn’t want to remain Niz as a mere symbol.What’s the Story?According to the story, Niz who was born in 1985 in Hyderabad is a descendant of Nizams, who has pursued his engineering from IIT Delhi. He then went to the US and pursued his graduation in the School ... Read More

Why is the fare of Rajdhani express more as compared to other trains in the same category?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
It's true that the fare of Rajdhani Express Train is atop any other train and wandering about such a whopping price is quite usual. However, there is a reason why this train charge more for the same length of a journey.1. Food and Catering Charges: Rajdhani and Duronto trains have the facility for food and snacks at the respective times. Three meals comprise dinner, breakfast, and lunch, as well as evening snacks with tea, are served, the charges of which are included in the ticket fare.2. Speed Charges: There are superfast charges too added in the fare. We all know ... Read More

What procedure does one need to follow if traveling through metro rail for the first time?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Metro rail is one of the quickest and the cheapest modes of travel. As the name suggests, it is available in the leading metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Noida etc. It's quite obvious that the first-timers have no clue about the DOs and DONTs while traveling in a metro, here are some tips:Purchase Your Token or Metro CardFirst of all, buy a token or a ticket from a counter. You can also generate a token from the machines present on all metro stations nowadays. If you are planning to travel frequently by metro, better you go for ... Read More

Which is the best tourist spot for honeymoon couple in India?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
India is a land of various enchanting honeymoon spots which you would love to explore and lose yourself in the beauty of its nature. You may try various places as per your interests like beaches, gardens, lakes, forts, and monuments, hill stations with trees around or you can add a tinge of adventure to your memorable honeymoon holiday.Srinagar: Well-known as the paradise on earth, Srinagar has lakes with house-boats, gardens that welcome you with Kashmiri food and culture.Shimla: The most romantic place decorated with snow-capped mountains allows you to enjoy Ice-skating and trekking as well.Manali: Another icy romantic honeymoon spot ... Read More
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