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Why Bullet Train in India Will Leapfrog Growth Economically!
Whenever something important has to be done in the country in the name of progress there are enough cynical critics who come out and start questioning it.  Either such people share suspect data or they share fuzzy nonsensical theories (if they have an economic degree from a reputed place). ... Read more
Clive Palmer, is an ambitious Australian billionaire with varied interests, like golf courses, hotels, coal and iron-ore mining projects, a nickel smelter, a soccer team and a horse stud.  He also decided on the fly to build the 21st century Titanic.  It will be modeled after the legendary ship... Read more
Due to the recent spate in rapes in India, there has come about a question mark on how safe women are in India when they travel alone. Specifically for an American woman, or any foreign woman in general. Here is a very interesting and detailed answer to that question.... Read more
Just 3 minutes film but it says a lot.  A lot about life’s journey, a soul’s longing, and its understanding of its goal (success) albeit unarticulated.  Transformational in its own way. The Story In 1985, a young man from a well-to-do family took a bicycle trip across southern Europe,... Read more
This short film compiles three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into “one day”. Created by: www.theperennialplate.com In Partnership with Intrepid Travel: www.intrepidtravel.com/food/ Filmed & edited by: Daniel Klein ( twitter.com/perennialplate/ ) Mirra Fine ( twitter.com/kaleandcola/) Read more
Conventional wisdom in India goes that Indians get a lot of vacations and holidays.  Well, it might be true that India has its official holidays on the higher side, but overall the working Indians – specially in the private sector – are horribly vacation deprived.  In fact, as per... Read more
Something that is bound to make the regular air-hoppers in India excited.. and also could pose some threats if not handled properly and with adequate security. Now Air travellers in India can board a flight using the soft copy of their boarding passes instead of a printed copy. The... Read more
India is an amazing riot of colors and earthiness that sometimes it looks completely choreographed.  How can any place be such an artistic masterpiece without any master choreographer? Read more
Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. It is also known as the Blue City as most of the houses in the old city are in shades of blue. Your Jodhpur trip will become interesting, due to the amazing forts, palaces, temples havelis, fabrics, handicrafts and cuisines there.... Read more
Singapore is a very green and clean city.  I took a short hour and a half tour of the city, courtesy the airport tours.  The Guide was knowledgeable and funny and very engaging. I took some pictures in the city.  Some of the sites are spectacular though. Read more
I landed in Singapore early in the morning around 7 am.  It was foggy to begin with, and after a long over 20 hours of a flight stopping in Moscow, Russia; this was a welcome stop.  I still have some hours of flying time to get to the Motherland. ... Read more
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Would like to begin my write-up with what triggered to use IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd).

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North India is completely enveloped in fog these days. In the mornings, it is not uncommon to have a sight of no more than a feet, even if.

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“Don’t give me shit %&*^%$” shouted this lady in heavy Punjabi accent with fake Americanese overlaid in a grammar that was totally devoid of prepositions, transitive verbs and the like.

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Air travel has become so ubiquitous and the fares differ so wildly that it is a game to save money and to get the ticket you want.

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