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from BBC: The Kalka-Shimla Railway: A must see video: Come watch it at EUZICASA!


this day in the yesteryear: India: Scars of Bhopal disaster hard to heal–France 24 Internationale


via  India: Scars of Bhopal disaster hard to heal
–France 24 Internationale

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Just a thought: “This day in yesteryear: The worst environmental disaster llives up to its predicament! Soil, water, air, and habitat are still suffering the fallout of this human civilization tragedy! Ask yourselves: Do I wish this to happen again?”
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The Taj Mahal


The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India, is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and the finest example of the late style of Indian Islamic architecture. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ordered it built as a mausoleum for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The building’s white marble exterior is inlaid with semiprecious stones arranged in Arabic inscriptions, floral designs, and arabesques, and its gardens reflect the Islamic Paradise. When was the monument’s construction begun? More… Discuss