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What are the best tourist places in Jodhpur?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:28:35
Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan State, and also known as the Gateway of Thar Desert. It is a very popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts, and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar Desert.Mehrangarh FortThe Mehrangarh Fort, built in 1459 by Rao Jodha in Jodhpur, is one of the biggest forts in the nation.It is located at the highest point on a 410 feet hill and covered by huge walls. Situated at the center of the city, the fortification covers a region of around 5 Km of the hill. Its walls are 36 meters ... Read More

What are the best tourist places in Kolkata?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:30:25
Kolkata is the capital of an Indian state, West Bengal which is located at the western side of the country. It is the third most populated city in the country and is situated on the east bank of the Hooghly River. The best tourist places in Kolkata are:Victoria MemorialThe Victoria Memorial is a huge marble building, which is regarded as the pride of Kolkata. Constructed between 1906 and 1921, it is devoted to Queen Victoria. Now it is a historical center and a tourist destination under the Ministry of Culture.It is one of the significant tourist spots of Kolkata. It ... Read More

What are the best tourist places in Chennai?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:33:10
Chennai is the capital of an Indian state, Tamil Nadu, located in the southern part of the country. It was formerly known as Madras. It is the ranks fourth in population and is the fifth largest city in the country and is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centers in South India. The best tourist places to visit in Chennai are:Marina BeachThe popular Marina Beach has been acclaimed as the second-longest shoreline in the globe with a white sandy shore that looks endless.This beach is along the Bay of Bengal. The shoreline is extended to a separation of ... Read More

What are the best tourist places in Jaipur?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:36:36
Jaipur is located in Rajasthan in western India. It is the capital of the biggest state in India. It is called as the Pink City with a population of 3.2 million. It is a hot place with desert like a climate and is situated at a distance of 260 km from the capital of India which is New Delhi. The best tourist places in Jaipur are:Hawa MahalThe Hawa Mahal is located at the crossing point of the main street in Jaipur, Badi Chaupad. It is viewed as the signature of Jaipur and was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.Hawa Mahal ... Read More

What are the most important life lessons did you learn from traveling and living abroad?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 19-May-2022 08:26:25
Before answering the question, it is necessary to first appreciate the fact that every country has its strengths and weaknesses and India is no exception to that rule. When I visited the United States as a young man of 26 it was a momentous period of my life especially because I was anxiously looking forward to such an opportunity like scores of other Indian youngsters. I was, and still is, a fan of American popular music and I also liked to watch Hollywood movies. More than all these touch-points it was the opportunity to see the dream destination that so ... Read More

How can we prevent rail accidents?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 14:00:51
A major cause of train accidents in India today is derailments; in fact, over half the train accidents in the last five years was due to derailments. As per the Government of India's records, the number of people killed in train accidents was 122 in 2015-16 and 238 in 2016-17.This is a very disturbing sign because derailments are not easy to control unlike head-on collisions with road transport vehicles or even among trains which is unimaginable but there have been ghastly cases in the past. The rising instances of derailments as the main cause of accidents are a disturbing sign ... Read More

Why goods train has 58 wagons, passenger train has only 24 coaches?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 29-Apr-2022 05:55:03
It is a very interesting question. The foremost thing to understand is that the length of Indian trains depends upon the length of the loop line and the length of the railway platform.The length of the train should never exceed the length of the Loop Line as it has to fit in the loop line because when the other train wants to access the mainline, this train should fit into loop line and give way to other to avoid accidents. One more important thing is, it should not be lengthier than the platform because all the coaches of the train ... Read More

How to take better travel photos?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:18:42
Travel itself is a beautiful experience in life. A beautiful travel picture can be with you for the rest of your life, reminding the lovely days spent in nature and exploring new things. You have to always carry your best camera if you are prepared to take a lot of pictures and make your trip a memorable one.Thanks to the smartphones, even if you are not a photographer, you can make wonders with your mobile camera as there are so many features and high definition cameras in the smartphones. It is easy to capture your memorable moments on mobile because ... Read More

What are the things you should not carry while boarding for the USA?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:25:26
Before knowing what you should not carry to the USA, you ought to know the specific government agency that will pull you up if you carry anything that you aren't supposed to take into the United States. It is the US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) that is directly responsible for enforcing the laws that allow or disallow certain things to be brought into that country.Alert CPB GuardsThe officers of the CPB stand guard at all the ports of entry into the United States and keep a close eye on everything that is taken into the country. They will seize ... Read More

What are the best tourist places in Madurai?

Rashmi Iyer
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:34:55
Madurai is a vibrant city in South India which displays a blend of historical legends and modern trends. Each lane of this city has a popular eatery or a temple ranging from the small ones to large compounds. One can explore different places in Madurai owing to its religious, historical and cultural significance.But there are places that cannot be skipped for a worthy visit in this city such asSri Meenakshi Temple − Sri Meenakshi Temple of Madurai is the soul of the city which crowns its glory. Built in the Dravida style (of architecture), the complex of the temple with ... Read More