Shimla is the capital town of Himachal Pradesh. The town of Shimla is built over several hills and connecting ridges.Shimla is situated in the North-West Himalayas and was the Summer Capital of India during the British rulling era. This town is spread over the ridge measuring about 12 km. It is perhaps the biggest hill station in the world, located at an altitude of 2,421 meters above sea level. A place of peace and pleasure, Shimla is a tourist resort in real sense of the world.
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The world's largest cut emerald is set to go up for auction - and is expected to fetch $1.15million. The 57,500-carat stone, which is the size of a watermelon. The gem, named Teodora, was found in Brazil and cut in India, before being sold to rare gems dealer Reagan Reaney in Calgary - but there are doubts over whether it is in fact a true emerald.
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