Apr 152016
 
Top 5 Richest Cricketers in the World

And there’s one name that no one can ignore in World cricket – Sachin Tendulkar. Although the masterblaster retired in 2013 Forbes placed this Indian batsmen as No. 2 in their richest cricketer’s list. Sachin Tendulkar National Team: India Total Earnings: $18.6 million Cricket Pay: $2.1 million Endorsements: $16.5 million Major Sponsors: Adidas, Coca-Cola, Castrol Suresh Raina National Team: India Salary: $3 million Net Worth: $25 Million Sponsors: Aircel , PepsiCO Chris Gayle National Team: West Indies Salary: $2 million Net Worth: $30 Million Sponsors: […]

Oct 272015
 
Let's Take a Look at Asia's Top 10 Richest Families

Forbes magazine released its latest list of Asia’s 50 richest families from 10 Asian countries last week. South Korea’s Lee (Byung-Chull) family, owner of Samsung, emerged as the richest family with a net worth $26.6 billion. To qualify, a family’s wealth and participation in building its fortune has to extend at least three generations. Some of the region’s biggest patriarchal positions, such as the one originated by Hong Kong’s Li Ka-shing, are absent in this inaugural ranking. Though Li’s sons are active in business, no […]

Oct 062015
 
Taj Mahal World’s Top 5 Travel Hotspots List

The Taj Mahal has made it to the top five of a prestigious new list of the world’s best tourist attractions. Taj 3Lonely Planet’s “Ultimate Travelist” ranks the historic mausoleum built in Agra by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as the fifth most attractive travel hotspot in the world and describes it as a “magnificent Mughal masterpiece”. According to the list, the architectural perfection is reached beginning with “acres of shimmering white marble. Add a few thousand semi-precious stones, carved and inlaid in intricate Islamic patterns. […]

Jan 232015
 
List of Top International Schools in India

If a child gets groomed in an international environment by a school located in the country, what more can a parent ask for. International schools, though pricey, but offers a high quality infrastructure as well as learning experience. Horse riding taught in specialised grounds and lessons on interactive boards. In a survey done by ‘Education World’, an education oriented magazine, it has revealed a list of top 10 International schools in the country. The next time you want to send your child to the most […]

Jan 092015
 
List of World's 10 Tallest Hotels

1. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Height: 355 m. Built: 2012. (Courtesy JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts) 2. Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, United Arab Emirates. Height: 333 m. Built: 2009. (Courtesy Rotana Hotels) 3. Ryugyong Hotel, North Korea. Height: 330 m. Built: 2012. (Courtesy Ryugyong Hotel) 4. Burj Al Arab, United Arab Emirates. Height: 321 m. Built: 1999. (Courtesy Jumeirah Hotels, Resorts & Residences) 5. Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, United Arab Emirates. Height: 309 m. Built: 2000. (Fotolia) 6. The Address Downtown Dubai, […]

Dec 312014
 
2014’s Most Consequential Stories in South Asia

It was a busy news year in South Asia, with events that will have far-reaching consequences for the region. Between India’s historic election, a hard-won unity government in Afghanistan, and ongoing political turmoil in Pakistan combined with shocking terrorist attacks, South Asia made the front pages around the world for many different reasons. Like last year, I’ve tried to sift through the year’s developments and assess which will have lasting effects on the countries in the region and beyond. Herewith my personal selection of 2014’s […]

Dec 092014
 
List of 5 most splendid statues of the world

The world has witnessed many transitions from the stone age to the period of technological enhancements. Various sculptures, majestic monuments and statues have been made in various periods and in various parts of the world. The first statue ever created was called the Lion Man, created almost 32,000 years ago. Numerous statues and monuments have been created till date, be it of a deity, of significant people or to mark any historical event. While each statue has its own story to tell, some of them […]

Top 4 Most Exquisite Hotels in Delhi

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Nov 182014
 
Top 4 Most Exquisite Hotels in Delhi

Delhi, the capital of India, is a hub of everything. One can find the glimpse of the entire India in the “Dil walon ka shehar” right from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Delhi has been the home to various cultural monuments, mesmerizing museums, mosques, forts, lavish malls and shopping centre. While the city is famous for its food, night life, unified culture and much more, it is also known for the extravagance and luxury especially when it comes to hotels. Luxury hotels of Delhi have their own […]

Here is a list of top 10 safest cars in India

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Nov 082014
 
Here is a list of top 10 safest cars in India

While driving on the road these days, with the high probabilities of accidents, safety features in the cars are also considered while buying one. Apart from designing and performance, various features like Auto Emergency Brakes, Fog Lamps, Curtain Airbags and Traction control are one of the few most sought after safety features that customers look for. In India, people now opt for safest cars and not the most stylish ones. Here is a list of top 10 safest cars in India: Ford Fiesta: When this […]

World’s 10 most traffic jammed cities

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Oct 152014
 
World's 10 most traffic jammed cities

Here’s list of the ten most traffic-clogged cities on the planet, ranked by their respective congestion levels, which notes the percent increase in overall traffic times during peak periods versus those rare times when traffic is flowing freely TomTom’s traffic index is based upon comparisons of travel times during non-congested hours against those in peak hours experienced by passenger vehicles. All data is based on actual GPS-based measurements. The index takes into account both major highways and local roads. 1. Moscow, Russia: 74% 2. Istanbul, […]

List of the top 5 longest railway bridges in India

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Sep 222014
 
List of the top 5 longest railway bridges in India

India has some of the best structured railway bridges in the world and it has helped India immensely in reaching out to the international market These railway bridges play a very important role in the economic development of the country. Here goes a list of the top 5 longest railway bridges in India: Vembanad Rail Bridge Vembanad Rail Bridge in Kerala is the longest rail bridge in India with a total length of 4.62 km. It is dedicated solely for freight. It connects Edappally and […]

World’s Top 5 Poorest Countries

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Sep 162014
 
World’s Top 5 Poorest Countries

The world is as rich as poor. While the world enthralls with the joys of being developed and utilizing technologies to usher in growth and open minds; it still gives shelter to poor unfortunate sections spread across the world. It’s time we get to know the countries in the world sheltering nearly two thirds of the extreme poor lived in these five countries in 2010, according to The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014. India India is known for its diversified culture and vibrant traditions. It […]

Top 10 world’s most populated cities

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Jul 212014
 
Top 10 world’s most populated cities

As the World Population Day is annually observed on July 11, this year India’s two top cities Delhi and Mumbai have emerged in the list of world’s most populous cities. Delhi has become the world’s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, more than doubling its population since 1990 to 25 million, according to a UN report. Mumbai, which ranks sixth on the list of the world’s most populous cities in 2014, is projected to become the fourth largest city in 2030 when its […]

Five Taj hotels feature in a list of world’s most luxurious hotels

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Jul 162014
 
Five Taj hotels feature in a list of world’s most luxurious hotels

Five Taj hotels have featured in a list of world’s most luxurious hotels known for exceptional standards and impeccable hospitality, a statement said. The ‘Travel Leisure USA World’s Best Awards List 2014? included the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur and the Rambagh Palace in Jaipur – both in Rajasthan, a statement issued by the Taj group said. Among the hotels in metropolises, the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai and the Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi featured in the list. On the international front, The […]