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Jwalamukhi Temple


Famous for being a temple that doesn’t house any idol, the Jwalamukhi Temple is among the 51 total Shakti Peethas in India.  The temple is situated 35 km south of Kangra valley in the town of Jwalamukhi in Himachal Pradesh. The ...

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Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. The city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi’s rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and ...

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Companion Travel Free offer on Mahaparinirvan Express


IRCTC introduces ‘Companion Travel Free’ package on Mahaparinirvan Express   According to a railways press release, on the occasion of India’s Independence Day, the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) is offering an attractive ‘Companion Travel Free’ package ...

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California Academy of Sciences: A fun place for all!


Let children discover that science is fun   If you’re planning a family holiday in scintillating San Francisco, make sure your itinerary includes a full day or at least half a day at one of the greenest museums in the ...

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Varanasi: how to survive – and thrive – in India’s most atmospheric city


You’ve visited Delhi, Agra and Jaipur and now you’re searching for a new experience to stir your soul. Look no further. Varanasi, often described as India’s ‘most spiritual’ city, emanates enough magic and intrigue to delight even the most well-trodden traveller. So take a trip to ...

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Montana’s Big Sky Resort Gets Bigger


Bigger isn’t always better, but when it comes to ski resorts, size offers distinct advantages, from variety of terrain to off-the-beaten-path runs. For years, Vail Mountain has reigned as the nation’s largest ski area, but last fallBig Sky Resort, the ...

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Yanukovych insists ‘not overthrown’, will fight on


ROSTOV-ON-DON (Russia) (AFP) – Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych insisted Friday in his first public appearance since fleeing to Russia that he had not been overthrown and would continue to fight for the future of Ukraine. Yanukovych told reporters in ...

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Father and father-in-law meet Sussanne for patch-up?


All attempts are being made to salvage the Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne Roshan marriage. The couple, who separated in December, has been living apart for the last two months. While Duggu continues to stay in his father’s home in Juhu, his estranged ...

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Sahara boss Subrata Roy held after 7-hour drama, sent to police custody


LUCKNOW: After hours of high drama, Sahara Group boss Subrata Roy was arrested on Friday and produced before the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) who directed police to ensure his personal appearance in the Supreme Court by 2pm on March 4. Rejecting Roy’s plea for ...

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A case for Android, iOS rivals

Android-iOS rivals

BARCELONA: When it comes to smartphones, consumers have an array of choices from Appleto… well, Android. The impression you get stepping into most phone carriers’ showrooms is that the programmers behind Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are driving most of the innovation in smartphones. You’ll ...

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