Hyderabad

Photo Basic Facts founded: 1591 elevation: 544 meters location: 17 27N, 078 28E Lots to see – Chowmahallah Palace, Charminar, Laad Bazaar, Birla Mandir Temple, several museums, but best of all is Golconda Fort and the neighbouring Qutb Shah tombs just outside the city. Great food, too, with the local favorite chicken biryani Time Current …

Rajasthan

Rajasthan is India’s largest state by area (342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India’s total area). It is located on the north-western side of the country, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the “Rajasthan Desert” and “Great Indian Desert”) and shares a border with …

Bangalore

Photo   Wikipedia Bangalore Headlines http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/Enough-is-enough-Bengalureans-reject-15-year-master-plan/articleshow/56840123.cms? Elsewhere on the Web http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in http://thealternative.in/travel/100-new-ways-to-see-bangalore-contest http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore http://thealternative.in/environment/the-city-of-trees-organizing-the-bangalore-tree-festival http://www.wonobo.com/bangalore http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-bangalore-is-leading-the-cycling-revolution-in-india Flickr Bangalore Embedded Tweets Street Food Special: Where are you heading for your Iftar feast in Bangalore?http://t.co/nx7nivwH7X pic.twitter.com/06VOVDmub3 — The Alternative (@_thealternative) June 20, 2015 Planeta.com India India Links Cities

Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India Headlines http://biographic.com/posts/sto/birds-eye-view – https://twitter.com/biographic The wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguy Into the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigers http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cms MoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors – @dna Is India selling out its tigers? Tiger …

India Links

India Flag Links related to India presented in somewhat random fashion: Celebrating India Independence Day India Independence Day Current Time in India Hyderabad Time If it is 4pm in New Delhi, what time is it elsewhere? Indian_Standard_Time Headlines http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article7974733.ece http://mashable.com/2015/07/29/india-population-growth-un/ http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zkWElRFBaSF4w1viA3iVRI/How-Kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong.html – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/how-kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong-livemint Economic Impact of Responsible Tourism in Kerala http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2014/12/23/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnership http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Visa-on-arrival-for-American-citizens-may-boost-tourism/articleshow/44434211.cms Shripad Naik launches …

India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. 2018 Kerala …

Jakarta

Headlines We're very excited to announce that The Fossil Collectors' Association of Australasia had joined @bhl_au & that their journal "The Fossil Collectors Bulletin" will soon be freely accessible online @BioDivLibrary. #OpenAccess #Fossils #Palaeontology pic.twitter.com/WMdolEea9v — BHL Australia (@bhl_au) August 14, 2018 News http://www.thejakartapost.com – @jakpost Tourism Enjoy Jakarta Transportation http://www.jakartaairport.org @MonorailJakarta References Current Time …

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Headlines hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Rugby Sevens https://hksevens.com Wikipedia Hong Kong Planeta.com Hong Kong Links China Cities

Japan

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Kyoto Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands. The country is located in the Pacific Ocean and nearby neighbors include China, North Korea, South Korea, Russia and Taiwan. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Japan? = 地元の人々は日本を知るために何を訪問者のようになるだろうか?(Jimoto no hitobito wa Nihon o shiru …