||UNESCO sponsored world's first international town near Pondichery in
Tamil Nadu named after Aurobindo Ghose. The town with an area of 15sq.
miles and a population of 50,000 will be a self-supporting township having
gour zones, viz., cultural, industrial, residential and international. It
was inaugurated on February 28,1963.
|ABU SIMBAL (U.S.A.)
||A monument executed by UNSCO in Egypt, the famous temple at Nybia
(Egypt) was facing submergence as result of the construction of Aswan Dam.
UNSCO has reconstructed it at a cost of 36 million dollars and was
inaugurated on 12th Sept. 1968.
||Sand and rock bridge between Sri Lanka and India. Legent has is that was
constructed by Lord Rama when he was in invade Lanka of Ravana.
|ALICE SPRINGS (Australia)
||Spring with medicinal properties.
||Name given to the big clock of the British Parliament building.
||London fish market. As a term, it means foul language.
||This is going to be the new capital of Tanzania in place of Dar-es-Salam.
||985 feet high tower in Paris build by Gustav Effel in 1887-89 at a cost
||An isolated island in the Meduterranean Sea, where Napoleon was exiled
||Famous for rock-pruned Kailash Temple (Aurangabad) in Maharashtra. An
exquisite piece of Dravidian art. Ellora cave temples, 34 in number,
present a blend of caves representing Buddhism and Jainism constructed in
8th century A.D.
||Official residence of the President of France. It was the venue of Paris
Peace parleys on Vietnam.
|EMPIRE STATE BUILDING (U.S.A)
||World's one of the loftiest structures. It has 103 storeys and a height
of 1200 feet.
||One of the longest palaces in Spain.