Exploring The City Which Never Sleeps With Mumbai Nightlife Guide; Ashwini; Tour My India

Amidst the chaos of survival, the city of Mumbai shows its other side, which is soothing and calming. Explore the beauty of this city with Mumbai nightlife guide.

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Readers’ pix: India’s architectural wonders; Rediff

Rediff readers shared these interesting photographs of India from their travels. | Readers’ pix: India’s architectural wonders

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You won’t believe your eyes after seeing the most beautiful railway stations in India!; Catch News

Indian Railways doesn’t only ensure the safe journey but also attracted passengers for the amazing structures of the railway station.

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Heritage body issues notice to CR for painting stones on UNESCO-listed CSMT building; Yesha Kotak; Hindustan Times

The Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee issued a notice to the Central Railways, saying they ignored conservation rules while restoring the UNESCO-listed heritage site Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus building.

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Mumbai: Central Railways to undertake restoration of CSMT heritage building; Asian Age

The 130-year-old majestic building, a UNESCO recognised world heritage site, will be upgraded and restored under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.

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Restoration work of Mumbai’s CSMT, a Unesco heritage building, begins; Aroosa Ahmed; Hindustan Times

The work began after the Central Railway proposed to grant a fund of Rs 41 crore to restore the heritage building. The Union budget of 2018 had allocated funds for the restoration work.

Source: Restoration work of Mumbai’s CSMT, a Unesco heritage building, begins

Regent Seven Seas Reveals Luxury World Cruise for 2021; Cruise Critic

From Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to Turkey’s archeological site of Troy, Regent Seven Seas’ 2021 World Cruise will take passengers to 56 UNESCO World Heritage Sites — with business class airfare, a pre-cruise stay and all shore excursions included.

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Indian Railways’ Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to undergo revamp; DNA

Indian Railways authorities have already shifted few of the offices that existed in the world heritage building. They will be carrying out improvement works without damaging the actual look of the structure. A detailed presentation was made on the same on Monday. The existing transport museum too is expected to be revived and recently a heritage gully was created next to platform 18 of CSMT station.

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The 11 most beautiful train stations around the world; Zibby Wilder; Matador Network

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

TRAVELING BY TRAIN is a time-tested method to enjoy seeing parts of countries we may not otherwise experience. Whether commuting or taking a long-distance journey, architecture, history, and artful aesthetics can make that wait for the next train pass in no time at all.

Here are some of the most beautiful, inside and out, train stations around the world.

1. Estação de São Bento, Porto, Portugal

The first train pulled into the station in São Bento in 1896. Architect Marques da Silva drew inspiration from Parisian architecture for its exterior and, inside, artist Jorge Colaço spent 14 years crafting a massive azulejo tile mural.

Even those in a hurry slow down to gaze upon its 20,000 hand-painted, tin-glazed, blue and white tiles. This is a busy destination for trains heading to the suburbs of Porto, as well as to and from Portugal’s capital city of Lisbon.

2. Antwerp Centraal Station, Antwerp, Belgium

Officially noted by the media as one of the world’s most beautiful railway station, this stone-clad terminal was originally constructed between 1895-1905.

Designer Louis Delacenserie designed the building using over 20 types of marble and stone.

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Soon, world heritage CST station under Central Railways to run on green energy; Devanjana Nag; Financial Express

India – Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus)

The energy consumption of the UNESCO world heritage building of CSMT along with the office of the Mumbai division and other divisions of Central Railways at Manmad, Bhusawal and Nagpur will be fulfilled by a wind turbine under the latest initiatives by Central Railways.

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to run on green energy: Soon, the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) under Central Railways will be powered by green energy. The energy consumption of the UNESCO world heritage building of CSMT along with the office of the Mumbai division and other divisions of Central Railways at Manmad, Bhusawal and Nagpur will be fulfilled by a wind turbine under the latest initiatives by Central Railways. According to Sunil Udasi, Chief Public Relations Officer of Central Railways, the move is another green initiative by the Central Railways. Earlier, the Central Railways converted the Neral-Matheran section, Asangaon and Mankhurd stations as green energy stations.

To get power at Rs 5.18 per unit, the Central Railways has entered into an agreement with Sri Pavan Energy Pvt. Ltd.

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