Many Indian films shot in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh boasts of several picturesque locations like Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Rohtang Pass, Naggar, Spiti, Kullu and more. The film fraternity has always been excited about filming in Himachal Pradesh, and more often than not, film shoots get diverted to Himachal whenever the situation in Kashmir becomes tense. This is the second part of my topic.
It was a weekend family trip in the month of October 2020. As COVID pandemic lockdown made us mad that’s why we planned this family trip. Mirik is 52 km northwest of Siliguri city and 49 km southwest of Darjeeling town. Bagdogra is 51 km south of Mirik, is the nearest airport, and New Jalpaiguri, adjacent to Siliguri is the nearest railway station. Here I will share my experience of staying at Royal Homestay Mirik.
Dakshineswar to Kavi Subhas Metro stations will take 62 minutes to cover the 32km distance. Currently, 59 minutes needed to cover the 28km Noapara-Kavi Subhas stretch of the existing north-south corridor. So, the calculated time for travelling the 4.1km extension from Noapara to Dakshineswar is only 3 minutes. Metro ride from Kavi Subhas to Dakshineswar inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Some salient points to mention are-
Himachal Pradesh in North India is one of the most beautiful places in the country. The state is known for its fruit orchards and soaring mountains in the background. Owing to its topography Himachal Pradesh is peppered with hill stations such as Kullu, Dharmasala, Chamba, Manali, and Shimla attracting tourists from all over the world. Obviously, such a beautiful place is ripe for exploitation, especially by the Indian film industry. Often, Himachal Pradesh becomes an important point for shooting climax scenes or more important elements of the plot or simply a dance sequence. Here, in this post, I have picked up few Indian Movies Shot in Himachal Pradesh. This is the first part of the post.
The model of the Indian Railways AC 3-tier economy class was finalized for trials at the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) in Lucknow. The AC 3-tier economy class coach is supposed to be an air-conditioned and affordable version of the non-AC Sleeper class. Below are some key features of the AC 3-tier economy class:
There is no way Bethuadahari Wildlife Sanctuary in Nadia, West Bengal can be counted as a major forest of West Bengal. This name comes as a small footnote in the long list of forests that are often visited by tourists to enjoy wildlife and nature. But a trip to this Bethuadahari Wildlife Sanctuary can be one of your most memorable weekends.
Indian Railways offers retiring room services on railway stations for all the travelers who wish to rest for a few times before or after their journey. However, passengers got to book their retiring room beforehand either offline or online at different prices for various category of rooms like Single, Double and Dormitory (AC or non-AC). In this post I will discuss how to book retiring room online step by step with screenshots.
Today we plan to visit First World Plaza Genting Highlands and Indoor Theme Park. If you want to feel thrown in the air and spun around the next, the Indoor Theme Park you are guaranteed a day full of fun and adventure. Enjoy the relaxing flying boat ride, head to the video arcade for some exciting games, or splash around in the only heated pool at 6,000 feet above sea level.
The story of the Indian Railways (IR) is truly a “Turnaround”. After almost being declared bankrupt in 2001 according to the Expert Group, the Indian Railways is today, “India’s second largest profit making Public Sector Undertaking, only next to ONGC” (Raghuram, 2007). The Indian Railways is considered to be the country’s “prime mover”, and boasts of having the largest network in Asia. The Indian Railways was first established in 1853 and travelled a distance of a mere 34 kilometers (kms) (Alivelu, 2012). The first ever train in India to use ‘iron wheels’ was on 16th April, 1853 – the train has a capacity of 400 with fourteen carriages and travelled from Bombay to Thane, taking seventy-five minutes. Today, the Indian Railways operates more than 11,000 trains in a single day, 7000 of which are passenger trains, making it the “second largest rail network in the World”, under a single management (Gupta & Bhat, 2007). The Indian Railways is essential for the growth of the country and it plays an important role in catalyzing the pace of economic and socio-economic development (Gupta & Bhat, 2007). Here in this post I will share 35 Amazing facts about Indian Railways.
Today, in terms of size Indian Railway is fourth largest in the world. Managing a massive network of railways is both challenging and complex. So, to keep the transparency of the system and regulate smooth commencement of railway network, different types of Indian railway rules and regulations for passengers are imposed. The Railway Act provides detailed legislative provisions regarding railway zones, construction and maintenance of works, passenger and employee services, all the sections, and schedules. Although millions of Indians travel by train, there are many railway rules which passengers are not aware of. It is our constant effort to bring forth information that would help solve your travel worries. Today I point out 15 such rules that you might not know. Know about the different types of Indian railway rules for passengers in this blog post and be an informed and aware passenger.