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Japan may pip China in high-speed rail race

Japan may pip China in high-speed rail race

A bullet train. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Superior technology and their experience in safety and signalling give Japanese firms an edge over the Chinese, who might have pitched strongly to become the technology partner for the coming Rs 63,000-crore (Rs 630-billion) high-speed rail project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, according to officials in the railway ministry. Despite being cheaper, the Chinese technology is not the preferred option. Senior railway officials say ..., 57 minutes ago

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10 states with the longest highways in India

Image: NH 73, Bangalore. Photograph: Animeshcmc /Wikimedia Commons India has world’s second largest road network with its National Highways covering a distance of 92,851.07 kms. These highways form the backbone of the country's strong transport network across 29 states. Take a look at the 10 states with the longest highways, according to National Highways Authority of India’s latest data. UP has the longest highways. Photograph: Angry soul/Wikimedia Commons Uttar Pradesh ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Andhra Pradesh's hot chase for Vijayawada realty

Image: Vijayawada becomes a realty hotspot. Photograph: MyVijayawada/Wikimedia Commons Look at reaping the first-mover advantage by possessing lands in AP's newly-announced capital city. The Andhra Pradesh government's decision to make Vijayawada its capital has reinvigorated vested interests to acquire private landholdings in the precincts of the envisioned “grand capital”.  Riding on chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s plan, individuals with deep pockets are closing ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Recipe: How to make Zarda

Why wait for a wedding to have this sumptuous preparation made from flavoured rice cooked in milk?  Have you tried the Zarda yet? Here's the recipe Zarda is a traditional preparation made from sweetened rice and is usually served at weddings in certain parts of India. It comes in various colours and flavours, depending on the ingredients that are added to the rice. Here's a simple recipe: Zarda   Ingredients 1 cup Basmati rice 1 1/2 cup hot water 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup sugar A pinch ...
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Soon, you can visit Times Square in Mumbai!

Image: A mural of the black horse (Kala Ghoda) near Rampart Row, Mumbai. Photograph: Elroy Serrao/Wikimedia Commons Kala Ghoda, the old-world cultural treasure trove in South Mumbai, might soon get a western makeover to look like Times Square of New York. The props that will be used to recreate the magic of Times Square include glamorous lights, billboards, cartoons, movie characters and street performances.  The initiative is being given a shape by the Union ministry of tourism, along ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Implement Kasturirangan report to conserve Western Ghats: Govt

  A glimpse of the Western Ghats. Photograph: Reuben NV/   The Centre on Wednesday told the National Green Tribunal it would pursue the implementation of the Kasturirangan committee report on Western Ghats, not that of its precursor, the Madhav Gadgil panel. This comes two days after the tribunal had warned of strict action if clarity was not provided on the issue. The environment ministry told the tribunal it had brought about draft notifications, declaring ecologically ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Ahmedabad, Jaipur among India's next big IT hotspots

Tier II cities are most preferred destinations for setting up IT hubs, says a study. Photograph: Courtesy, Technopark As a growing number of outsourcing companies are looking at tier II and III cities for expansion, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kochi and Kolkata figure among the most favoured destinations by IT-BPM players. According to a report on the emerging delivery locations in India by IT-ITeS industry body Nasscom and global property consultant Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), these cities are ...
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Recipe: How to make Chikki

Traditionally made from peanuts, chikki also comes in different variants now. Here's the recipe: The humble Indian sweet made from melted jaggery and nuts is both crunchy and irresistible. Take note of the ingredients and try it at home. Chikki   Ingredients 1 cup peanuts, cashews or almonds (roasted and skinned) 3/4 cup sugar or jaggery 1/4 tsp cardamom powder Method Melt the jaggery in a non-stick pan till it turns honey brown in colour. Crush the peanuts and add it to the melted ...
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Are realty investments in smaller cities profitable?

As the economy rebounds, end-user sentiment is likely to spur growth in the real estate sector and tier-II cities are likely to outshine the metropolitan ones, notes Priya Nair Capital appreciation will happen in a place where there is less supply and that is why tier-II cities have more potential. Photograph: Reuters There are good reasons, such as lower costs and better quality of life, for companies and individuals moving to places beyond the metros. So, property prices will ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Singapore wants to make Andhra Pradesh capital a smart city

Singapore has identified the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh for development as a smart city in collaboration with the government as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agenda to create 100 smart cities across India. This was decided during a meeting between Singapore's former Prime Minister and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and Prime Minister Modi. Goh, who was on a two-day visit here, was accompanied by Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade and Industry S Iswaran and ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
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