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July 18, 2015


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Ahmednagar in the state of Maharashtra, India, is about 120 km northeast of Pune and 114 km from Aurangabad. Ahmednagar takes its name from Ahmed Nizam Shah, who founded the town in 1494 on the site of a more ancient city, Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty. Ahmednagar is a medieval city. Numerous Mughal-era buildings dot the environs. Ahmednagar Fort, once considered the second most impregnable fort in India, was used by the British to house Jawaharlal Nehru (the first prime minister of India) and other.....Read More


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It is situated 560 metres (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau, on the right bank of the Mutha river. Pune city is the administrative headquarters of Pune district and was once the centre of power of the Maratha Empire. In the 18th century, Pune became the political centre of the Indian subcontinent, as the seat of Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire. Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Since the 1950s and 1960s, Pune has had traditional old-economy industries which continue to grow today. Furthermore, the city is also known for manufacturing.....Read More


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Mysore also known as Mysuru, is in the state of Karnataka. It served as the capital city of Mysore Princely Kingdom (Kingdom of Mysore) for nearly six centuries, from 1399 until 1947. Located at the base of the Chamundi Hills about 146 km (91 mi) southwest of the state capital Bangalore. The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty, except for a brief period in the late 18th century when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were in power. Patrons of art and culture, the Wodeyars contributed significantly to the cultural growth of the city. The cultural ambience and.....Read More

July 10, 2015


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Chandigarh, known internationally for its architecture and urban design, is the first planned city in India after Independence in 1947. It is a beautiful city having roads surrounded by trees and is rated third for having the forest cover in India, after Lakshadweep and Goa. It is regarded as the first smoke-free city in India and has been reported to be the cleanest in India, as per National Government Study in the year 2010. Chandigarh headed the list of Indian states and territories according to Human Development Index and also tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories by.....Read More


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Shimla, formerly Simla, is a beautiful hill station located in northern India and is the capital city of Himanchal Pradesh. Surrounded by lakes and lush green forests, this beautiful city of Shimla was discovered by the British. Since the climate of Shimla was very much like England, it soon became the abode for most of the British officers to spend the entire summer vacations during hot Indian summers and was gradually declared as the summer capital of British India in 1864. Prior to this, Murree (now in modern day Pakistan) used to be the summer capital of the Punjab Province.....Read More

June 24, 2015


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Athirappilly is popular among tourists. Athirappilly Falls is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. Another popular waterfall to visit is theVazhachal Falls. Athirappilly Falls is a part of Chalakudy river and it is approximately 80 feet in height. The Athirappilly Falls is situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy river, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, Athirappalli is a scenic combination of forests and little streams. Falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in the state. Many endangered and endemic species of flora.....Read More


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The name Munnar means "three rivers", referring to its location at the confluence of the Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills. Most of the native flora and fauna of Munnar have disappeared due to severe habitat fragmentation resultant from the creation of the plantations. However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola.....Read More


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Kanam is a small place in Kottayam district of Kerala. It is approximately 25 km from Kottayam Town on the way to Kumily. Originally Kanam kara of Kangazha muri, Vazhoor village of Changanacherry taluk in Kottayam Dist, Kerala, belonged to Edappally Swaroopam. There was a Bhagavathy (Mother goddess) temple in Kanam. Edappally Thampuran had a consort in the Payikad Kaimal’s family and when Thampuran died, she returned to Kanam with the documents relating to the properties. Therefore, the Edappally Swaroopam, the family of the Thampuran, never cared to look after the Bhagavathy temple and the properties. The temple was in.....Read More


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Alleppey also known as Alappuzha  is a major town in the Indian state of Kerala. Alappuzha is considered to be the oldest planned city in this region and the lighthouse built here on the coast of the city is the first of its kind along the Laccadive Sea coast. Alappuzha is a city with Picturesque canals,backwaters, beaches, and lagoons, it was described as the one of the places known as the "Venice of the East" by Lord Curzon. Hence, it is best known as the "Venetian Capital" of Kerala for the Vast backwaters present here. The Backwaters of Alappuzha are the most popular tourist attraction in Kerala. A houseboat cruise.....Read More

June 23, 2015

Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri is a town in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585. After his military victories over Chittor and Ranthambore, Akbar decided to shift his capital from Agra to a new location 23 miles (37 km) W.S.W on the Sikri ridge, to honor the Sufi saint Salim Chishti. Here he commenced the construction of a planned walled city which took the next fifteen years in planning and construction of a series of royal palaces,.....Read More
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