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Satiating the cravings of shopaholics cruising the Colaba Causeway, is the Leopold Cafe & Bar, established in 1871. Situated in the southernmost end of Mumbai, this place gained much popularity after receiving extensive mention in Gregory David Roberts' 2003 novel, Shantaram. Let's digitally explore the vintage aura of Leopold Cafe as we take a look at the recommended grubs you can indulge in, the next time you are near this establishment.

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Keoladeo National Park is located in Bharatpur, which is almost a 3-hour drive from Jaipur. Known earlier as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, it was turned into a national park when noted Indian ornithologist and naturalist, Salim Ali, used his influence to garner government support. Apart from being home to more than 370 species of birds, this national park also hosts a myriad of flora and fauna within its premises. Let's trace the intriguing journey of this bird haven through the annals of history!

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Experience heavenly beauty amid the Sahyadri mountain ranges, as you travel through the snaking pathways of Amba Ghat in Maharashtra. Situated at a height of almost 2000 feet above sea level, this is the destination for travellers who are looking to rejuvenate and reconnect with their inner selves. Let's explore the placid expanse of Amba Ghat so that you can familiarise yourself with the nitty-gritty of travelling to this place.

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The flamboyant and lush green landscape of Vidyadhar Garden, located in Ghat ki Guni in Jaipur, is marked by unique architecture, that is a blend of Mughal and Hindu designs. Constructed in 1988, this garden honours the memory of Vidyadhar Bhattacharya- the chief architect to Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. Let's take a mind-soothing virtual walk along this garden's pristine lakes and charming flower beds, which has now become a popular picnic spot in today's time!

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Touted as Goa's first and only vintage car museum, Ashvek Vintage World (AVW) was set up in July 2004. Over a dozen vintage cars are a part of its collection, which has been sourced from Goa or neighbouring areas, such as Sawantwadi and Belgaum. The brainchild of Pradeep V. Naik, AVW also organised India's first Volkswagen Carnival Rally in 2006 and has been a pioneer in conducting similar events. Keep reading to know about more such interesting facts that dot the 17-year-long journey of AVW.

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Summers are incomplete without a taste of luscious mangoes, whether it is in the form of a shake, chutney or simply peeled pulpy slices! So we have decided to add to your fondness for mangoes, by preparing a perfect reading companion, which contains the names of 7 of the most famous mango varieties from UP. Read on and find out if your city has been featured in this mango listicle!

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A study by doctors at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital shows that the lungs of the majority of COVID patients are likely to show signs of improvement within three months. This also extends to patients who contracted post-COVID pneumonia and the recovery extends to both structure and function of the lungs. This research study has been published in a peer-reviewed journal, Lung India and now the team aims to expand the sample size for which almost 300 patients have been registered.

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A hit among locals who wish to spend their idle evenings amid the picturesque scenery of the Ganga, Kanpur's Ganges Barrage is an ideal spot for locals and tourists alike! This 621-metre-long bridge was built in 1995 and has gone through constant changes that have amplified its beauty. Especially famed as a sunset point, this picture-postcard beauty beckons you to take a virtual tour before you plan an actual visit to observe the surreal scenic beauty that envelops this locale, otherwise known as Ganga Barrage!

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