Heritage steam locomotive train to Shimla

A hundred-year-old steam locomotive is about to set the tracks ablaze once again as the Ambala division of Northern Railways is planning to bring the romance of steam railways back to Shimlaities and tourists by introducing a heritage steam loco train on Shimla’s railway tracks. According to the plan, which has been drawn to revive … Read more

Preservation of traditional art forms of North East India

The Minister of Culture Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch has said that the Ministry of Culture through various Schemes and through its attached, subordinate and autonomous Organizations is making efforts, inter-alia, to preserve the traditional art forms throughout the country, including the North-Eastern States. The steps taken in this direction particularly for Assam are as follows: … Read more

Inclusion of Western Ghats in UNESCO List

The Western Ghats or the Sahyadri constitute a mountain range along the western side of India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight hottest hotspots of biological diversity in the world. It is sometimes called the Great Escarpment of India. The range runs north to south along the western … Read more

186 Indian villages promoting tourism in India

Indian Ministry of Tourism is implementing its Rural Tourism Scheme with the main objective of showcasing rural life, art, culture and heritage in villages which have core competence in art and craft, handloom, textiles, natural environment etc. Under this scheme, Central Financial Assistance (CFA) is provided upto Rs.50.00 lakh for infrastructure development and upto Rs.20.00 … Read more

New BankAmericard Cash Rewards Credit Card for San Francisco Giants Fans

As the San Francisco Giants begin the final stretch of the regular 2011 season, they will have an added incentive to produce one, two, three innings for fans. That’s because Bank of America, the Official Bank of the Giants, launched an integrated marketing program that ties the game’s ultimate defensive play with the new BankAmericard … Read more

Rock Theme Park in Kerala – best entertainment place

A 1000-feet high rocky hill cluster at Chadayamangalam in south Kerala, believed to be connected with mythical character ‘Jatayu’ in epic Ramayana, will woo tourists as the country’s first ‘Rock Theme Park’. According to local tradition, the rock, ‘Jatayupara’ in Kollam district, is the place where the mythical bird ‘Jatayu’ fell after its wings were … Read more

Heart Disease :: Shorter heart health programs just as effective in saving lives

Secondary prevention programs for coronary heart disease that contain less than 10 hours contact with health professionals and those provided by family doctors are just as effective in saving lives as more expensive, longer and more specialized hospital-based alternatives, according to cardiovascular researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.

Surgery :: NeuroArm – Navigating the future of surgery

Surgery is about to change with the introduction of a new surgical robotic system at the University of Calgary/Calgary Health Region. NeuroArm aims to revolutionize neurosurgery and other branches of operative medicine by liberating them from the constraints of the human hand.

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