JAMSHEDPUR: The Steel City of India

TATA Steel

  Jamshedpur is known for its steel revolution. Founded by Late Jamshedji Nusser Wanji Tata, this city is situated at the meeting line of Kharki and Subarnarekha Rivers in Jharkhand. It hosts a long range of educational institutions, such as XLRI, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and National Institute of Technology. Bordered by Kharkai River in west and Subarnarekha River in north, Jamshedpur is home to Tata Steel which is the tenth largest steel manufacturing company in the world. It carries several nicknames, such as Steel City, Tatanagar, Kalimati (the…

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DHANBAD: The Coal Capital of India

Dhanbad the Coal Capital

  Dhanbad, shares its land borders with West Bengal, is the most populated city in Jharkand. The mineral rich region offers some of the largest coal mines and popularly known as the Coal Capital of India. Among the popular theories behind the origin of the name Dhanbad, the leading one involves its meaning – Dhan and Abad. It actually means prospered with wealth. Dhanbad is famous for published Hindi Newspaper. Dhanbad Rail Division secures the second position concerning the revenue generated. There are many festivals celebrated by the residents of…

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NILGIRI: The City of Blue Mountains

Nilgiri Mountains

  Positioned at the ghat of the Sahyadri hills, Nilgiri is an eye-catching hill station in Indian state Tamil Nadu. There are 24 peaks in Nilgiri Mountains with an average height of above 6600 ft. Doddabetta is the highest peak with 8652 ft height. The Nilgiri hills are parts of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and itself also part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. The headquarters of Nilgiri district is Udhagamandalam.  The Nilgiri mountain connectivity train is known by toy train. It is famous for its colorful festival…

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ZUNHEBOTO: The Land of Headhunters

The Land of Headhunters

Zunheboto is a town in Nagaland which is situated at the height of 1313 meters above sea level and known for natural beauty. Inhabited by the Sumi Naga tribe, this city was built on the top of rolling hills. Baptist Church in Zunheboto is the largest church in Asia. The people are living in this city experience Snowfall very occasionally. December to February is the coldest season. However, the people living in this city experience in heavy rainfall during the summer season. Doyang, Dikhu (Nanga), Tizu, Langki, and Horki are…

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DARJEELING: The Queen of Hills

Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling, known as the most beautiful city in West Bengal, is located in the Himalayas at an elevation of 6700 ft. It is a popular tourist destination most popular, especially known as a hills station. It holds a surprising natural gem and unbelievable topography, thus its former known as “place of thunderbolt”. This city carries a strong influence of the British style of living like public school, hotels, and houses construction in the city. Here are the nearest airports and railway stations in Darjeeling or nearby. How to reach Darjeeling?…

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BHIMAVARAM: The City of Prawns

City of Prawns

  Bhimavaram, a travel-friendly city in Andhra Pradesh, is a part Eluru Urban Development Authority. The name Bhimavaram means “The Gift of Bhīma”. Located in the epicenter of the Godavari Delta Region, the city is the agriculture-based and rich in food processing industries, aquaculture-based industries, rice mills etc. It is popular for higher education and specialized health service. Bhimavaram is well known for its high lifestyle and the economic circulation. Sankranthi is the main festival of the city. The people living in Bhimavaram are also crazy about seeing the cockfight.…

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Madurai: The Athens of the East

Athens, Hadrian's Library

  Madurai, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu, is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. Positioned on the banks of River Vaigai, this city has emerged as the 25th most populated city in the country. Madurai Sultanate, Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar Empire, Carnatic kingdom, Madurai Nayaks, and the British East India Company ruled this city at different times. Madurai is an important centre for education, automobile industry, rubber industry, chemical industry, and granite industry. It has gradually emerged among the popular choices of tourist loving people. Paddy is the major…

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GUWAHATI: GATEWAY TO THE NORTHEAST INDIA

Brahmaputra River

Positioned between the foothills of the Shillong plateau and north bank of the Brahmaputra River, Guwahati is the largest urban area in Northeast India and among the 100 cities under the Smart Cities Mission. It is true that the Kamakhya temple is considered as the main point of attraction in this city, but the commercial hub Assam has many other things to offer. With the wide range of tourist attractions, Guwahati has also emerged as the tourism capital of North East India. It offers a diverse range of rare animals,…

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KOLLAM: THE CASHEW CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

Kollam

Kollam is a city in Kerala which is positioned on the banks Ashtamudi Lake; it owns strong commercial reputation from the years of the Romans and the Phoenicians. It was one of the five Indian ports Ibn Battuta had visited during the course of his twenty-four-year travels. Persian merchant Sulaiman al-Tajir, in the 9th Century, found Kollam to be the only port in India visited by the Chinese junks. In 825, Mar Sabor founded this port city as an alternative to reopening the inland seaport. Kollam has three nicknames Prince…

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ASANSOL: THE LAND OF BLACK DIAMOND

Asansol Coal Mines

Tier-II city Asansol is the second largest and second most populated city in West Bengal, after Kolkata. The Y-category city in terms of House Rent Allowance is the 39th largest urban agglomeration in India. The Malla dynasty rulers ruled it for around 1000 years until the emergence of the British. As per the facts given in Indian History, the land of black diamond had welcomed the settlement of Dravidian people, Australoid race, and notable Jain activities over the past centuries. It has been believed that the last Tirthankar of Jain…

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