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The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is a prestigious academic centre setup in 1965 by Prof. S Radhakrishnan the second President of India. The institute is housed in the Viceregal Lodge the former residence of the Viceroys and Governor Generals of British India.

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A: Institute of Advanced Study Cafeteria

Par C B Arun Kumar, à 50 mètres

Housed in the estate of the old Viceregal Lodge or Rashtrapati Niwas as it is now called, the Indian ...

Institute of Advanced Study Cafeteria

B: Rashtrapati Niwas Shimla

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The Rashtrapati Niwas or Viceregal Lodge as it was known during the British Raj is a Jacobethan style...

Rashtrapati Niwas Shimla

C: Inside the Indian Institute of Advanced Study

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The Indian Institute of Advanced Study is housed within the vast estates of the Viceregal Lodge (Rash...

Inside the Indian Institute of Advanced Study

D: North India Shimla - our group in the compartment of the Kalka-Shimla train

Par H.J.Weber, à 210 mètres

Kalka–Shimla Railway:The Kalka–Shimla Railway is a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge railway in North-W...

North India Shimla - our group in the compartment of the Kalka-Shimla train

E: Train at Summer Hill Station

Par C B Arun Kumar, à 620 mètres

Summer hill Station is located 3 Kms from Shimla on the Kalka-Shimla Railroad. The station serves the...

Train at Summer Hill Station

F: The Kalka Express at Shimla Station

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Shimla Station is the terminus of the historic Kalka-Shimla narrow gauge mountain railway. Located at...

The Kalka Express at Shimla Station

G: Train at Shimla Station

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 Shimla Station located at a height of 2076 metres is the 3rd highest station in India. It is the ter...

Train at Shimla Station

H: Kalka-Shimla Railway Train Compartment by C B Arun Kumar

Par C B Arun Kumar, A 1.8 km

The Kalka-Shimla Railway (KSR) is a 2'6" narrow gauge railway connecting the town of Kalka in the pla...

Kalka-Shimla Railway Train Compartment by C B Arun Kumar

I: Nordindien - Shimla bei Dämmerung

Par H.J.Weber, A 2.2 km

This interactive photograph was taken during dusk from the roof balkony of the hotel landmark.A short...

Nordindien - Shimla bei Dämmerung

J: Christ Church Shimla

Par C B Arun Kumar, A 3.3 km

Christ Church Shimla is an iconic landmark of the British Raj and the second oldest Church in North I...

Christ Church Shimla

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Ceci est un aperçu de Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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