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Toy Train: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Toy Train: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Indian Railways is clearly neglecting the UNESCO World Heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway; these trains run on the narrow gauge, only two...

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Business of Uber taxi: not as profitable as it is showing? Business of Uber taxi: not as profitable as it is showing?

From quite some some time I am noticing the Uber taxi offers and promo codes game. Much has changed in the sphere of Uber taxi free rides i...

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Coochbehar tourism: unfriendly for couples, backdated town? Coochbehar tourism: unfriendly for couples, backdated town?

First of all, this is one post I really hate to write in my personal blog. But this is about my place of birth, my hometown, Coochbehar, si...

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IRCTC: Railway retiring room booking online is a great benefit IRCTC: Railway retiring room booking online is a great benefit

Previously I had written about Railway retiring room availability: a widespread corruption ; but that was for offline bookings. IRCTCtouris...

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Why I banned Uber Taxi from my systems Why I banned Uber Taxi from my systems

Uber taxi service in Kolkata has, no doubt, delighted many taxi riders, but, for me and my family this has turned out to be nothing else but...

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Unmarried couples seeking to stay together in hotel rooms Unmarried couples seeking to stay together in hotel rooms

Though there's no law which prohibits unmarried couples to stay together in hotels in India, the hotel industry in general seems to con...

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Uber cab service: unfolding the ugliest truths Uber cab service: unfolding the ugliest truths

The very first line goes like this: be very careful and be very cautious about using Uber taxi/cab service. A vigilant look around the Web w...

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Indian Railway fare consession for senior citizens is legal? Indian Railway fare consession for senior citizens is legal?

I didn't know about this upto a few days ago when I noticed that the railway fare consession for senior citizens is showing up discrimi...

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West Bengal Tourism: Digha: first time visitor's experience West Bengal Tourism: Digha: first time visitor's experience

Digha is connected with Howrah with four sets of express trains: the Tamralipta Express, Duronto Express, Kandari Express and one weekly Pa...

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Traveling in Kolkata Metro Railway: useful safety tips Traveling in Kolkata Metro Railway: useful safety tips

When Calcutta's Metro Railway services started up for the first time in 1984, I was adviced some small things about what to do in case ...

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Railway retiring room availibility: a widespread corruption Railway retiring room availibility: a widespread corruption

Every day the Indian Railways carry millions of passengers in the mail/express and suburban trains; the long distance passengers sometimes ...

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Traveling to Darjeeling: unorganized transport system in NJP Traveling to Darjeeling: unorganized transport system in NJP

Over the last few decades, traveling to Darjeeling, which is often called The Queen of Hills, still remains unorganized and amidst a chaos ...

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Howrah-NJP Shatabdi Express service quality must improve Howrah-NJP Shatabdi Express service quality must improve

The Shatabdi Express from New Jalpaiguri to Howrah and back (train numbers 12041/12042) runs all days except on Sundays. There is a cleanli...

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