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Nighoj, Pune: Pothole of Asia

June 9th 2009
About 90 kms. from Pune, off the Pune Ahmednagar highway, is a sleepy little town named Nighoj. 2 kms. further up are Asia’s largest potholes formed in river Kukdi. Early Sunday morning, I began my exploration. After crossing Shirur (about 70 kms.), a left turn and 20 kms. took me to Nighoj. The road was quite motorable. Just the last couple of kms. was in bad shape. And that was pre monsoon. ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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