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Kashmir governor visits Amarnath, inaugurates helicopter services

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Saturday paid obeisance at the Amarnath cave shrine and inaugurated two helicopter services for pilgrims. The governor, who is also the chairman of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the ..., 1 month ago
Pilgrims progress on, over 1 lakh visit Amarnath shrine Chandigarh Tribune, 3 weeks ago
Vohra pays obeisance at the Holy Cave Kashmir Observer, 1 month ago
SME Times

A year after Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy

A year has passed since the great floods hit the picturesque Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, but the tourism industry on which the state is so dependent has clearly failed to bounce back, and the effects of the tragedy are still reverberating. The ...
 SME Times1 month ago Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)  ProKerala.com1 month ago Poor business Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy  New Delhi News.Net1 month ago

Power in current times: Local‚ sustaina ...

The Himalayan mountains tower over some of the most rugged terrain and harshest climate conditions. Melting snows from Mt Everest, K2, and hundreds of other snow-capped peaks carve out over 6,000 rivers in Nepal, China, Bhutan, India and Pakistan.
 Himalayan Times1 month ago

Climate apartheid: Sherpas fall victims in Himalayan black snow

"A few more whacks of the ice axe in the firm snow, and we stood on top," stated Sir Edmund Hillary about his final climb - the first by mankind - to the top of the Everest, a feat accomplished exactly 61 years ago on May 29, 1953. Come 2014, the snow on the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

How to safeguard the neglected Himalayas

Eklavya The abandonment of the policy of benign neglect of the north Himalayan borders by India came in the wake of nearly 600 intrusions by Chinese troops within the course of one year all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). It was also ...
 Daily Excelsior.com12 hours ago

India building world's highest railway bridge

(AFP) - Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world's highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the ...
 EuroNews3 weeks ago
National Geographic

Deconstructing a Tragic Climb

Forty-seven years ago, two teams of young climbers joined together to conquer Denali (Mount McKinley), America's tallest peak, located in the interior of Alaska. It was the Summer of Love , and America rocked to the sound of The Doors and Jefferson ...
 National Geographic1 week ago

Kounsar Nag Yatra arrangements reviewed

Excelsior Correspondent REASI, July 16: The arrangements for the smooth conduct of six-day Annual Kounsar Nag Yatra at tehsil Mahore in Reasi district, commencing from July 28 were discussed at a meeting of officers held under the chairmanship of ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago

Defence budget jumps 12.43 per cent

India's defence budget has increased only marginally, raising doubts on how many big-ticket military contracts the Narendra Modi government would be able to conclude in 2014-15. While the overall allocation for defence stands at Rs 2.29 lakh crore, the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Fourth of July: Three transplants to America, one reason to celebrate

We had plenty of time to chat, and his slight accent made me curious enough to ask where he was from. Persia, he said, later acknowledging that he deliberately used that name instead of Iran because of the perceived stigma. He's in the U.S.
 Los Angeles Times4 weeks ago
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