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Must Be Aware Facts About Serena Williams

Sneha Jan 10, 2013

Serena Williams along with her sister Venus Williams are two of the greatest female Champions to have ever graced the history of Tennis. While they both bring their own unique idiosyncrasies to the pitch, it goes without saying that they share an amazing chemistry when paired together against another team. Serena, the younger of the two Williams sister, by a year, has had a better turn at success in Tennis. Here are a few fun and interesting facts about Serena that every Williams fan must be aware of.

• Serena’s full name is Serena Jameka Williams.

• She was born on 26 September ...

Explore Royal Charm of Royal Rajasthan

michaeljohn Nov 26, 2011

Welcome to Royal Rajasthan – the Land of Kings. Rajasthan, the largest state of India, has emerged as a globally famous tourist destination of India. There are many interesting tourist places and destinations in this royal and imperial Indian state which are visited by tourists through out the year. Tourists from all over the world visit this royal Indian state quite in good number to explore its royal charm, rich cultural heritage, unique tradition, magnificent monuments and historic & historical cities.

Jaipur, the Pink City of India, is the capital and largest city of the state. Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, City Palace, ...

Living in a Must Visit Hill Station – Panchgani Hotels

Soni Sep 21, 2011

Panchgani, located at a distance of 98 km from Pune and at around 20 km from Mahabaleshwar is a hill station that overlooks five hills. It is a municipal council in the Satara district of Maharashtra. Some activities worth doing in this hill station are adventure sports such as paragliding, horse riding, go-karting and so on.

Places to see in Panchgani vary as there are a few scenic points such as Parsi Point and Sydney Point. Do visit the famous Mapro Gardens where many fruit crushes and syrups are made.

The Panchgani hill station is also renowned for the general quality of its air, which is unpolluted. It is believed that the oxygen content in the atmosphere here is much more than any other region. The serene and calm atmosphere makes it the pick of people to keep away from diseases, and spend their vacation time breathing some fresh air, enjoying the scenic beauty and the magic of the five hills.

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Pune Hotels – The True Depiction of Luxury

Soni Sep 16, 2011

Pune is located 500 m above the sea level on the Deccan plateau at the juncture of Mula and Mutha rivers. Pune has always been Maharashtra’s cultural hub and it has the good mix of people coming from different cultures and traditions who live in harmony. Maharashtrian culture still prevails and is predominant. Pune is known for the numerous educational institutions located in the city. Owing to its natural location advantage, it is now an automotive manufacturing hub. Information technology has been growing with the overflowing qualified people coming out of the reputed institutions in the city.

Pune to Shirdi is a 185 km travel which takes approximately three hours .The most convenient means of transportation is by bus. It is easiest to reach the holy place of Shirdi from Pune than from any other city.

Most Luxurious Cities for Stag Weekends

Bri Aug 29, 2011

That precious last night of freedom should not be squandered in the local pub drinking the same thing in the same familiar atmosphere. Bachelors deserve an amazing last hoorah and groomsmen looking to provide both adventure and excitement before the Wedding day should consider a stag weekend abroad. These getaways are perfect for sending the Groom off into married life in style.

That is why it is so important to choose the right city for that memorable stag party. Below is a list of five popular stag weekend destinations that are sure to thrill and titillate the whole group.

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Hotels in Nandi hills – Places to Stay in After a Long Trek

Soni Jul 23, 2011

Nandi Hills is the ideal vacation spot for those seeking a weekend getaway. If you are not sure of the exact route then you can carry a Nandi Hills map when you start your trip. The time taken to travel from Bangalore to Nandi hills is a little over an hour and the distance from Bangalore, around 60 kms.

Holiday Accommodations in Nandi Hills

There are various types of accommodations available in Nandi hills. You can go for the luxurious type hotels or simple, budget hotels.

The Silver Oak Farm is a highly recommended hotel and is located in a lovely and pristine spot near the Nandi Hills. However it is open only on weekends. The cost is not very high and it is perfect for a weekend with someone you love. You can enjoy the scenery and listen to the wind blowing outside; no noises to disrupt your rendezvous with nature.

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Bharatpur Hotels – Bird Watching At Its Best

Soni Jul 11, 2011

Bharatpur is a city in Rajasthan famous for its bird sanctuary, called the Keoladeo bird sanctuary. It was founded in the year 1773 by Maharaja Suraj Mal and used to be a well fortified city. Bharatpur has a long and interesting history and has a dominance of three prominent social groups – The Jats, The Gujjars and The Yadavs. The city is home to the Moti Mahal and the Lohagarh fort, which is renowned as one of the strongest forts in the history of India.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary – A Birdwatcher’s Delight
According to estimates, nearly 230 species of birds can be seen at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary is nearly 250 years old and is named after the Shiva Temple inside within the confines of this sanctuary. It has been declared a world heritage site and ornithologists flock here in October to get a glimpse of endangered birds like the Siberian Crane, the Great Egret, Painted Storks and many others. The best time to visit this sanctuary is during the winter months when the diurnal temperatures range close to 20 Degrees Celsius. Avoid summer months at all costs as temperatures can go up to 47 Degrees Celsius.

The highest sum paid to any actor in Bollywood

Senoreta Jul 9, 2011

Salman Khan gets Rs10 crore for signing next film This is the highest sum paid to any actor in Bollywood. Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan walks during a promotional event for the Hindi film "Chillar Party" in Mumbai. (AFP)

Salman Khan has been paid a whopping sum of Rs 10 crores as the signing amount for his next film. This is the highest sum paid to any actor in Bollywood as the signing amount of a film. No actor has received more than three crores as a signing amount - the last one being Salman Khan himself.

When one hears that the man who has paid the said amount as the signing fees is Boney Kapoor who has been going through such troubled times that he has taken up a job at the Sahara group, the said development is even more surprising.

Hot and Happening Onscreen Couples of Bollywood

lovely Jul 8, 2011

Once upon a time, it was all about Amitabh-Rekha, Dharmendra-Hema and Shahrukh Khan-Kajol, who were the couples that ruled the silver screen.

The story seems to have completely changed now as the audiences are more besotted with Akshay-Katrina, Anushka- Ranveer and Hrithik-Aishwarya instead. This change signals to a healthy change and proves that Bollywood has started looking beyond the regular Bachchans, Kapoors or the Khans.

Here are the young, hot and sizzling pairs of Bollywood who have become a reason for the growing interest of the audiences in films starring them.

Garhwal Tourism and Hotels – A Window to the Eternal Beauty

Soni Jul 5, 2011

Garhwal, located in the Indian state of Uttaranchal, comprises of Chamoli, Dehradun, Pauri, Tehri and Uttarkashi districts. It is a popular destination for adventure sports lovers and pilgrims. Srinagar, located in the central region of Garhwal was the capital of the Garhwal kingdom before India’s independence.

Garhwal Hotels, located in the high recesses of the Himalayas, provide ample opportunities of relaxation and recreation for tourists. Since most of the hotels are located in scenic locales set against the background of thick verdant vegetation of the hill ranges tourists often come here for photography. Nature lovers can take guided tours through the natural trails, offered by Garhwal Hotels, which lead to scenic locations untouched by modernity.

A Tribute To Legendary Actress Suchitra Sen

Rekha Jun 6, 2011

Suchitra Sen (April 6, 1929 or April 6, 1931) is a Bengali actress who has attained legendary status because of her performances in Bengali cinema. In particular, the movies in which she paired opposite another legend in Bengali films, Uttam Kumar, are all-time classics in Bengali cinema.

She now lives a life of a recluse rarely making any public appearances. When she left movies, she was slowly but steadily losing the position of leading lady of Bengali silver screen.She is the first Indian actress to be awarded in an international film festival (Best Actress award for the movie "Saat Paake Bandha" in 1963 Moscow film festival).

Her films with Uttam Kumar are still shown as re-runs on Bengali TV channels such as ETV Bangla, Aakash Bangla,DD7 Bangla and so forth; many of them are available on video CD. Notably, she allegedly refused the Dadasaheb Phalke Award (the Indian equivalent of a lifetime Oscar) in 2005, preferring to live in seclusion out of the public eye.

Hotels In Chail – Five Star Retreats

Soni May 21, 2011

Five star hotels are a rarity in this part of the country and there are very few options to choose from. In fact three star hotels and budget hotels are more popular here and they can be found all over the place. The town of Kasauli does not have a single five star hotel but there are several three star options. Chail on the other hand has one hotel in the five star category.

Chail is one of the most exotic places in the state of Himachal Pradesh and it receives visitors from all over the world. Tarika’s Jungal Retreat is the five star option that is available in town and it provides excellent service and first class accommodation that meets international standards. This hotel has the means to match any hotel around the world.

Tarika’s has become synonymous with the word five star in the town of Chail. The hotel is ideal for couples who are looking for some peace and quiet. It is a perfect place for honeymooning couples to spend their first days together. The Shimla airport is situated around 55 kilometers away and the Kandaghat station is located around 29 kilometers from the resort. The Kalka railway station is situated at a distance of around 88 kilometers from the resort. The resort will help guests arrange pick up and drop services from the railway stations and airport on demand. Guests must book taxis in advance to avoid any confusion.

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A Budget Getaway to Agra – Explore the Home Stays

Soni Apr 15, 2011

Agra is truly a wonderful weekend getaway for all those who love to explore the various nuances of Indian heritage. From the incomparable Taj Mahal to the spectacular Fatehpur Sikri, Agra has some stunning examples of India’s proud architecture heritage. However, if your budget does not allow you to stay in any of the luxury hotels in the city, you could explore the home stay options in the city.

Depending on your itinerary, you could stay at a home say that’s either in the city center or a little away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The home stays provide you with clean and well-appointed rooms that are appropriate for a family stay. Most of them will provide you with well cooked home meals. The advantage of booking into a home stay during your visit to Agra is that you get excellent, personalized service. In addition, the cozy, homely atmosphere has warmth that compares with the best of Agra hotels.

The Garden Villa Home Stay and the Taj Home Stay are good options that can be considered for a weekend’s stay at Agra. These Agra home stays are based on the concept of providing value for money. You can be confident that there will be no compromise on quality. The home stays offer excellent services and a friendly and warm atmosphere. Most of them have between five and ten spacious guest rooms.

Tips and Ideas for Batchlor party

Dr.Mike Mar 16, 2011

More and more men are moving away from "traditional" bachelor parties with strippers and massive amounts of beer. It may be a sign of changing attitudes, or a reflection of rising marriage ages, but either way it's time to consider more creative approaches to the end of bachelorhood. Take stock of the groom’s hobbies and interests, as well as the groomsmen’s budgets and tackle one of these adventures:

1. Head out to an amusement park. Find a cool hotel nearby and spend the night reminiscing “the good old days.”
2. Go skiing. Arrange for lessons if the groom doesn’t know how to ski.
3. Take him to his favorite sporting event. Send a congrats message over the jumbo-tron.
4. Go camping. Make sure to pack fixin’s for s’mores.
5. Try something extreme like bungee jumping or skydiving. At least it will be a day he’ll never forget.

Funny Videos - These Are Good For You

Sneha Dec 27, 2010

Funny videos are almost everywhere these days. Today, lots and lots of people are spending their spare time watching funny videos on the internet. These kinds of videos not only help relieve stress and boredom, but they are also a great form of entertainment. Do you spend most of your time doing stressful work? Does your work involve a lot of responsibilities and require you to be very serious and focused? Although it is important to be serious and focused, you must also make sure that you take enough time out for yourself so you have a good laugh.

It is said that laughter helps cure a lot of problems and funny videos are one of the most popular things that people watch today to get rid of stress and problems in life. There are a large number of websites that have a collection of funny videos that people can enjoy. Some videos are just a few seconds in length while others a few minutes. Basically, these do not take much of your time, but definitely gives you the enjoyment you need to carry out your tasks with the extra energy and power for the day.

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