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Remains of the day: Bamiyan valley, Afghanistan

Remains of the day: Bamiyan valley, Afghanistan

Bamiyan valley, which sits in the lap of the towering Hindu Kush mountains, about 180km north-west of Kabul, is among the most breathtakingly beautiful areas in Afghanistan. It is also considered one of the most peaceful regions in the war-ridden ..., 1 month ago
DAWN Group

Tackling climate change: How a valley in Pakistan is learning to live with flash floods

High temperature and heavy rain created havoc in the remote Chitral Valley in the Hindu Kush-Karakoram-Himalayas mountain ranges this July. At least three lakes that had formed at the end of glaciers either overflowed or burst their banks. With ...
 DAWN Group3 weeks ago

The Battle Of Saragarhi When 21 Sikhs Faced 10000 Pathans In A Sparta Style Last Stand

In the summer of 1897, the British faced a major rebellion by the Pashtuns on the Samana range of the Hindu Kush Mountains in Pakistan. At the time the whole region was under the British rule but their hold on the North West Frontier was shaky.
 MensXP.com1 month ago
The Hindu

Vishnu, Kini strike it big

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A composed Ajay Kini piloted his vehicle with assuarance in the Formula LGB4 class race. Photo: M. Periasamy Vishnu Prasad is one who loves to take the risky route. But the Chennai youngster ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
The Hindu

Delving into myths from a hoary past

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The Komaleshwar temple at Pudupet is one of the prominent shrines on the banks of Cooum. Photo by Srinivasan G.S. From the epics to inscriptions in temples, I appear regularly in the collective ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
DAWN Group

A rendezvous with Saif-ul-Malook

That morning I left home to wander in snow and meet the great Saif-ul-Malook Lake in its frozen glory, the mountains of Hindu Kush had seen the last snow shower of the season; mild rays from the sun had just kissed the eaves of the roof of my house; ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Asian Lite

OBIT: Ace composer Ravindra Jain

Ravindra Jain overcame blindness to enthrall the audience….reports Ravindra Jain accepting Padma award from President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee Renowned music director Ravindra Jain, who overcame his blindness to chart a stellar career in ...
 Asian Lite4 hours ago 'Chitchor' composer Ravindra Jain dead  Daijiworldcom5 hours ago
Qatar Peninsula

Nepal's empowered mountain women go green

Women community leaders Nanu Ghatane (wearing specs) and Nima Lama of Dach Pokhari village in Kavrepalanchok district of Nepal. By Vishal Gulati KATHMANDU: Women farmers in Nepal's mountains are adopting environmentally-friendly farm practices ...
 Qatar Peninsula1 day ago
Irish Independent

Idea of life on Mars is no longer really out of this world

Final frontiers are in meagre supply nowadays. People tweet from the summit of Mount Everest, take pleasure cruises of the Arctic Circle, book luxury tours through the Gobi Desert. For those with the cash and the inclination, few places in the world ...
 Irish Independent3 days ago

Vlad and Yuri: How Putin is applying the lessons of Afghanistan to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) gives an interview to US journalist Charlie Rose in Moscow, Sept. 20, 2015.(photo by REUTERS/Michael Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin) Author:Bruce Riedel Posted October 5, 2015 Vladimir Putin is following in ...
 AlMonitor3 days ago
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