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hill station

n
(in northern India) a settlement or resort at a high altitude
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The message flashed to the Hill stations. - "Cholera - Leave stopped - Officers recalled." Alas, for the white gloves in the neatly soldered boxes, the rides and the dances and picnics that were to be, the loves half spoken, and the debts unpaid!
"The old woman who spoke to the sergeant noticed a fair- haired fellow coming out of Maze Hill Station." He paused.
Taking the time those two were seen coming out of Maze Hill Station by the old woman, and the time when the explosion was heard, the Chief Inspector thought that the other man might have been actually at the Greenwich Park Station, ready to catch the next train up, at the moment his comrade was destroying himself so thoroughly.
Colonial roots Just like many other hill stations in the country, Ooty too was founded by British colonials, who sought respite from the sweltering heat of the plains in the mist-clad blue Nilgiris, which is also home to the virgin Shola forests.
MURREE -- When the whole of the country experiences sizzling summer temperatures,the hill stations are the places which provide respite to the visitors.
RAWALPINDI -- The divisional administration has begun identifying historic buildings that could be tourist attractions, and developing more hill stations in Rawalpindi.
Summer vacations were another factor encouraging domestic tourists to plan their trips towards hill stations full of scenic beauty, a tourist commented.
ISLAMABAD:Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) would establish Cable Cars and Chairlifts according to international standards at famous hill stations of the province.
He said although Sindh lacks a standard hill station and a large number of local tourists visit different hills stations in Punjab, KPand Balochistan in summer vacations, huge revenue could be earned by the Sindh government if it develops the scenic hill station of Gorakh in Dadu district on international standards.He further highlighted the role of infrastructure projects and its pivotal role in improving the economy in other provinces of Pakistan, especially Punjab, where huge sums of funds are being given to developing different tourist attractions, especially hill stations.
A large number of Sindh tourists visit Murree, Kaghan, Naran, Abbottabad, Behrain, Chitral, Hunza and other hill stations to spend summer.
It may be noted here that Murree and quite a few other hill stations used to have many wooden buildings years ago.
Contract notice: Accompanying market and audit for famille plus label on the territory of hill stations members of the national association of mayors of hill stations