December 24, 2015

India Japan Cultural Relations

India and Japan have long cultural and civilizational ties. The cultural ties go back to 6th century when the Buddhism spread to Japan through China and Korea. Buddhism had been introduced to Japan in 538 AD by a Korean king.…

November 15, 2015

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Indian Railway

There are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites on IR viz. the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus and the Mountain railways of India.  Mountain railways of India is not contiguous, but consists of three separate railway lines located in different parts of the…