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10 places you must visit in India

India is a land of varied culture, tradition and people. We receive thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.From snow cladded mountains to deep blue seas, India has it all.
So next time when you are planning on visiting India or you already live in India, these are the 10 places that you definitely need to visit.

1. Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar is the summer capital of state Jammu and Kashmir which is famous for its picturesque locations, gardens and lakes. Srinagar remains cool throughout the year and in winters it even receives snowfall and the temperature might drop as low as minus 10 degree Celsius at nights.

Must visit in Srinagar: Dal Lake, Tulip Garden, Sonamarg, Mughal Gardens, Nishat Garden, Shalimar Bagh, Chashme shahi, Gulmarg

Best time to visit Srinagar: April to October

What to buy: Hand woven carpets, Kashmiri Ornaments, Saffron, Pashmina shawls and don’t forget to visit the floating markets on Dal lake.

Cuisines you need to try: Dum Aaloo, Rogan Josh, Nadroo Yakhni, Kong Phirni

2. Gangtok, Sikkim
Gangtok is the capital and largest city of the Indian state Sikkim. Gangtok is famous for its Buddhist pilgrimage and monasteries and for its picturesque hills and mountains. The climate remains moderate throughout the year barely receiving any snowfall but sometimes it might receive snowfall especially the high altitude places; so its advisable to get your winter wears while visiting Gangtok.

Must visit in Gangtok: Nathula Pass, Tsomgo Lake, MG Marg, Enchey Monastery, Mt. Katao, Rumtek Monastery, Tashi Viewpoint, Hanuman Tok

Best time to visit Gangtok: March to June, October to November

What to buy: Tibetan clothes, hand loomed carpets, shawls, Sikkim tea

Cuisines you need to try: Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Kinema, Phagshapa

3. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is the largest city and capital of Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is often taken as an escape when people want to beat the summer as it remains cold throughout the year. It receives heavy snowfall during its peak winters. Picturesque locations and snow cladded mountains make it worth visiting in winters.

Must visit in shimla: The mall, The Ridge, Christ Church, Kufri, Summer hills, Jakhoo hill, chail, Shimla state museum

Best time to visit: March to June, November to February

What to buy: Handicrafts, Himachali Hats, woolen shawls, wooden souvenirs

Cuisines you need to try: Channa Madra, Siddus, street food

4. Goa
Goa is the smallest state of India whose western coast is formed by Arabian sea. Every year Goa is visited by thousands of domestic and international tourists. Goa is famous for its beaches and and world heritage architecture. One can also enjoy a plethora of water sports at beaches.

Must visit in Goa: Calangute, Deltin Royale Casino, Candolim Beach, Fontainhas, Fort Aguada, Panjim City & the Church, Baga Beach, Dudhsagar Waterfalls

Best time to visit Goa: November to March

what to buy: Souvenirs, spices, Cashews, Antiques, Trinkets, Apparel, Handicrafts

Cuisines you need to try: Fish Recheado, Rava Fried Fish, Ambot Tik, Chicken Cafreal, Mushroom Xacuti

5. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali is a valley located in the mountains of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular tourist attraction. It also serves as the gateway to Lahaul & Spiti district as well as Leh.
Manali is predominantly cold during winters but remains moderately cold during summers. One can even enjoy in snow cladded mountain during winters

Must visit in Manali: Hadimba Temple, Old Manali, Rohtang Pass, Kasol, Naggar Castle, Solang Valley

Best time to visit: September to February

What to buy: Woolen Clothes, Handicrafts, Saffron, Kullu Shawls, Thangkas

Cuisines you need to try: River Trout, kadhi chawal

6. Delhi
Delhi is the capital city of India and an union territory.
Summers are very hot in Delhi and the temperature may rise upto 45 degrees or even more. So its better to avoid Delhi as much as you can during summers.

Must visit in Delhi: Lotus Temple, Purana Qila, Hauz Khas Village, Lodhi Garden, Lajpat Nagar Market, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Connaught Place, Old Delhi, Dilli Haat

Best time to visit: October to March

What to buy: Bags, Footwears, Books, Jewellery, Handicrafts

Cuisines you need to try: Butter Chicken, Biryani, Momos, Kebabs, street food

7. Jaipur, Rajasthan
Also Known as pink city, Jaipur is the capital and largest city of Indian state Rajasthan. Jaipur is very popular among the tourists both domestic and international. It is famous for its forts and palaces where you can see the royal lifestyle of past kings and queens and the Rajasthani culture.
Winter months are mild and pleasant here while summers are quite hot.

Must visit in Jaipur: Amer Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Chokhi Dhani, City Palace, Jal Mahal, Various Temples

Best time to visit Jaipur: October to March

What to buy: Rajasthani jewellery, Traditional joothis, perfumes, wooden sculptures and souvenirs, Textiles, Block Printing

Cuisines you need to try: Bajre ki roti, Lehsun ki chutney, Gujia, Ghevar, Dal Baati churma, Ker Sangri, Gatte ki sabzi

8. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie is a hill station located in Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is famous for its green hills and varied flora and fauna.
Mussoorie’s climate tend to remain pleasant and mild throughout the year but the winters here can be extreme.

Must visit in Mussoorie: Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Lake Mist, Bhatta Falls, Camel Back Road, Mussoorie Lake, Company Garden, Jwalaji Temple

Best time to visit: April to June

What to buy: Handicrafts, Woollens

Cuisines you need to try: Momos, Kappa, Rus

9. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one of the seven union Territories of India. Its a group of islands Located in Bay of Bengal and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by Andaman sea.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous for its exotic looking beaches and serene islands. One can even do a plethora of Water sports here.
Earlier the island was used as a penal colony during british reign in India but now it is one of the most sought after tourist destination in India.

Must visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Limestone caves Baratang Island, Radhanagar Beach Havelock Island, Northbay Island, Cellular Jail Port Blair

Best time to visit: November to May

What to buy: Pearl and Pearl Jewellery, Souvenirs, Shell encrusted Handicrafts

Cuisines you need to try: Seafood, South Indian Food

10. Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mumbai is the capital city of Indian state Maharashtra. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and it is the richest city in India. This city also houses bollywood, marathi film and Television Industry.

Must visit in Mumbai: Haji Ali, Chowpatty Beach, Siddhivinayak Temple, Worli Seaface, Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Juhu Beach, Elephanta Caves, Film City

What to buy: Street Shopping

Cuisines you need to try: Street Food

Tamaira Ghati road accident destroyed the light of my life

To quote Roosevelt “Light has gone out of my life”

Accident in Bundu killed my loving mom and dad. Multiple fatal accidents has been going on for years in this 43 km stretch between Bundu and Tamaira in Ranchi-Jamshedpur, Nh-33. No help was provided by passerby or the government, they were finally taken out of the car after 3.5 hours. Another accident on the same day killed mom and her 7 year old daughter. Shame on BJP government for not taking any action and being part of this killing. 100s have died in this stretch of road in just last 2 years with no action being taken.

It’s a shame we cannot hold this government responsible and sue them for culpable homicide.

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Reliance’s Jio

The launch of Reliance Jio has taken India by a storm.It is now open to all the users who can sign-up and get a SIM card with free service till December.Great things have been heard about Jio’s good internet providing services and that people have already started switching to jionet from airtel,vodafone etc.Jio is now offering free unlimited data, free voice and video-calling for all the users who are getting the sim.
You can also access free wi fi from public hotspots in your area but for this you have to get the jionet app from the playstore or the app store.After signing up and setting up your profile,you can then see the nearest places from your house that has these public hotspots but the catch it that usage of Jio WiFi is limited to one device at a time meaning you cannot connect your laptop and your phone at the same time but i guess this doesnt matter as long as you are getting free wi fi for free.Reliance has already implied that they plan to add more of these WiFi hotspots all across India
The official use of the Jio servies will start from January,after the trial service.Till then get jio and enjoy the free services.

POKEMON GO HACKS

Pokemon go has been the topic of everyone’s discussion for quite some time now.Its basically everywhere..on blogs,the news,the trending topic on the social networking sites.So it makes sense to have an article on pokemon go hacks so you can ‘catch it all’..at least someday.

1.You can have pikachu as your first pokemon

Most of the people dont know that there is an option to have pikachu as your first pokemon instead of the obvious selection Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle in the beginning of the game. You can do that by constantly ignoring these pokemon and walking away from them until they respawn again and again and eventually you will get to see pikachu with them.

2.Where to find more pokemon
The pokemons are made to be found in areas that are extremely populated. So you will have a better chance of finding ‘them all’ in tourist attractions,malls or parks. Its even better if you already live in a very populated city.

3.Missed a pokemon?
So with your terrible aiming skills you somehow missed a pokemon and that too a valuable one. According to IGN you can get the missed pokemon back.All you have to do it just tap the white ball while its still visible on the ground and voilà.Though it is being said that this is a glitch and doesnt work every time but still worth a try.

4.Free pokecoins from google opinion rewards
All you have to do it get google opinion reward and complete some surveys and stuff and get free pokecoins and save your actual money. The catch is that this is only specific for the android users.

Iphone 7 in September

Iphone 7 will be out in September like every year.There is no official news about its features and the way it is suppose to look but rumors suggest that the iphone 7 wont be much different than the 6s in terms of the features but will be looking different than the 6s.

Three versions
Unlike before,the iphone 7 wont be coming in a 16gb version.It will be starting from 32gb and expanding upto 256gb.It is also being said that the famous space grey iphone will be discontinued and a space black colour will be introduced instead of that.

Dual camera
The leaked images of the phone suggests the dual camera set up in the iphone 7 plus. The dual camera setup changes the quality of the pictures produced, from better low-light performance to improved colour accuracy and faster autofocus.

No headphone jack
To make the phone look slimmer,the 3.5mm headphone jack will be removed and the lightning powered earpods will be accompanied with it. The lightning port will also provide a much better sound quality.

Other features
There will also be an upgraded processor and redesigned antenna bands.The iphone 7 will also have 4 speakers like the ipad pro on the top and the bottom.The RAM size will be increased to 3gb.

Hopefully the iphone 7 will live upto the hype it has created.

Upcoming Games 2016

2016 is the year every gamer was..is looking forward to and so far it has not dissapointed us. We got amazing games like doom,overwatch,the division and the very awaited uncharted 4 this year. Here is a list of some of the most anticipated games of 2016 :

1.No man’s sky

release date: August 9, 2016
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
This action-adventure survival video game was supposed to be released in may but the developers pushed the date to make the game as perfect as they can.No man’s sky could be called as the never ending game as there are infinite universes to explore and can surely keep you busy for months once you get the hang of it.

2.Fifa 17
release date: September 27, 2016
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
Fifa 17 is a football video game and like every year the new version of fifa will be out in September. This will be the first FIFA game in the series to use the Frostbite game engine.News of new attcking techniques are also being heard.This is definitely a game to look forward to this year.

3.Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
release date: November 4, 2016
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Call of Duty is a first-person shooter video game and has been a favourite game for many. Infinite warfare is slight different than the previous CODs.This time it has spaceships to destroy,something that has never been introduced in the previous versions. There were more dislikes on the first trailer of the game than the likes nut we wont know for sure what this game would be capable of until we play it.

4.Watch Dogs 2
release date: November 15, 2016
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Watch dogs 2 is the sequeal to 2014′s Watch Dogs.It is an open world action-adventure third-person shooter video game.Watch dogs received mild criticism over the gameplay,the plot and some technical issues. However the hacking stuff was greatly appreciated.Hopefully the seccond game in the series wont disappoint us.

5.Dishonored 2
Dishonored 2 is an action-adventure stealth role-playing video game.Bethesda has never let us down when it comes to plot and the gameplay so there is no doubt that this game will be epic.Dishonored 2 was highly awaited since the game was proclaimed at Bethesda’s Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015.

Best 5 Phones 2016

Here is a list of top 5 best smartphones available in the market right now.

1.Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is literally the best smart phone available right now.It has everything a user can ever want a great design,5.1-inch quad-HD display,Exynos 8890 CPU,4GB RAM,microSD slot and a 32GB internal storage. Its also rated IP68 for water resistance too so you can practically take it to shower with you.The battery life is also good. Overall this is everything you could ever want in a high tech smart phone.

2.Iphone 6S plus
Iphone 6S plus is the biggest iphone there is.It has a 5.5-inch,1080p screen with 3D Touch , 1.8GHz dual-core Apple A9 processor with 2GB RAM,12-megapixel camera with optical image stabilisation. The 3D touch feature is exclusive to this phone. It basically detects the level of force you apple to the screen and opens up new options to an app. The camera is amazong as usual.

3.Nexus 6P
The Nexus 6P has a metallic body design.It has 5.7-inch,Quad HD AMOLED screen,Snapdragon 810 processor and a 3GB RAM. Its available in 32GB,64GB and 128 Gb versions. The battery is pretty strong too.The only minus point is that is doesnt have a micro SD slot. Other than that this phone is perfect and on par with the iphones and the galaxies.

4.HTC 10
The HTC 10 is best HTC phone there is right now.It has a 5.2-inch quad-HD display,Snapdragon 820 CPU, 4GB RAM, a microSD slot, 32GB internal storage and a great speaker for audios. The design could have been better.The camera is amazing and stable.

5.Iphone SE
If you want a smaller looking phone,Iphone SE is the one for you.It has a 4-inch display,12 megapixel camera ,TouchID ,A9 CPU and 2GB RAM.It is available in 16 and 32 gb versions. The screen size is pretty small but some people like the small screen so no problems there. It has all the features that an iphone 5s has. The difference is the body design.SE somehow looks plactic-ee.

Amazon APP Treasure Hunt – This Christmas Santa Comes Early 22-23rd Dec 2015

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