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World’s 10 amazing railway stations

  Grand Central Terminal, New York, US What makes these railway stations unique? Icons of a nation’s booming infrastructure, these grand transport hubs have set several records. Take a look at 10 stations dubbed as ‘world’s record breakers’ by Grand... [Read More]

World’s 10 amazing railway stations

Grand Central Terminal, New York, US A historical landmark, this 100-year old sprawling transport hub is the world’s largest station by number of platforms. It has 44 platforms with 67 tracks along them. Grand Central Terminal, New York, US It took 10 years to build this sprawling railway station... [Read More]

Asia’s most expensive cities for expats, 7 from India

  Tokyo Japanese cities continue to dominate the most expensive cities’ list for expatriates. Seven cities from India have turned out to be among the costliest for expatriates. Other South Asian cities in the ratings were Colombo ranked 42nd, Dhaka (44th), Islamabad (52nd) and Karachi (53rd). Living... [Read More]

Apartment rentals are highest in these 20 cities

  Hong Kong. Eastern Europe and Africa have the most favourable housing conditions. The highest rents typical for a city are paid in North America, the Middle East and Western Europe, says a UBS study. The global average cost of a four-room apartment is around $2,630 per month. Take a look at 20... [Read More]

Stunning electric cars you would love to drive!

  Honda Motor Co's electric Micro Commuter Concept city vehicle in an image released by Honda. Electric cars were popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, the development of internal combustion engine technology and mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles affected the... [Read More]

How many work hours can get you an iPhone?

  IPhone 4S People working in Zurich are able to afford the iPhone 4S, the quickest, after 22 hours of work. The working time required is ten times longer in Mexico City and Bucharest. In Indian cities, the working time is over three hundred hours to buy an iPhone. In Beijing, one has to work for... [Read More]

Cities Tilt Shift Photographs By Ben Thomas 1

Tilt shift photographs of the famous cities like Sydney, Tokyo, London, Melbourne, Paris and Berlin from the photographer Ben Thomas. Cities Tilt Shift Photographs By Ben Thomas Cities Tilt Shift Photographs By Ben Thomas Cities Tilt Shift Photographs By Ben Thomas Cities Tilt Shift Photographs... [Read More]

Japan toll nears 22,000, new trouble in Fukushima

new trouble in japan Workers attempting to salvage Japan’s tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear reactor had to be evacuated after smoke was seen billowing in a latest in a series of troubles to hit the moves to stabilise the radiation leaking plant.Prime Minister Naoto Kan said slow but “steady... [Read More]

Nuke radiation reaches Tokyo, Japan on edge

harmful levels Japan’s nuclear crisis has taken a turn for the worse with nuclear radiation being detected in Tokyo, which is 250 kilometres southwest of a quake-stricken atomic power plant. In Tokyo, authorities said the radiation level was higher than normal, but not at harmful levels.Prime... [Read More]

Japan,new reactor blast unlikely to cause big leak

power-plant A fresh explosion at Japan’s quake-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex on Monday is unlikely to have led to a large escape of radioactivity, the government said. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano was speaking after a hydrogen explosion at the No.3 reactor in... [Read More]

China Rare Earth Exports to Japan Still Halted

Japanese importers said Thursday that Chinese exports of rare earth metals crucial in high-tech products are still halted after a month, and the government is investigating reports that some Chinese exporters have unilaterally scrapped contracts with Japanese customers. Japanese companies say Beijing... [Read More]

Mumbai among top 10 costliest office markets

23sld2 Mumbai is the 4th most expensive office market in the world. London’s West End remains the world’s most expensive office market, according to CB Richard Ellis Group, which tracks occupancy costs for prime office space in 176 cities around the globe.  “Mumbai CBD (central business district)... [Read More]