There has never been a dearth of British explorers travelling in the Himalaya and writing about it. Most of these men (and women) were specialists in some field or the other—geologists, naturalists—so their travels had a specific purpose. Dr ... Outlooktraveller.com, 1 month ago
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Almora, nestled in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, is known for its panoramic view of the Himalayas, the Nanda Devi temple and delicious cuisine. But it might come as surprise to some that the beautiful scarves from here, hand woven by the Panchachuli women ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
The intrepid man has been on the top of the world five times. The incredible woman has opened the way for other Indians to the southernmost tip of the earth. There can be no couple quite as poles apart as the adventurous Dharmshaktus MAYANK SINGH ...The Sunday Indian, 2 weeks ago
Bharat Mata ki Jay..! Bharat Mata ki Jay..! Today is Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel's death anniversary. I will say, Sardar Patel, you all shall say Amar Rahe… Sardar Patel… Amar rahe..! Sardar Patel… Amar rahe..! National President of ...Narendra Modi, 1 month ago
India is a rich and the most beautiful country for tourism. It is one of the top tourism destinations in Asia due to its wide geographical diversity and cultural richness that has summoned millions of people across the world to visit and explore ...Yahoo! Malaysia, 1 month ago 'Yudh Abhyas 2014' to counter terrorism: US army to train with Indian soldiers Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago About 250 soldiers from both sides each will train in Uttarakhand under the theme Counter terrorism operations in mountain terrain under the UN Charter. Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago
describes our new online collection of Joseph Hooker's Correspondence in which you can explore Hooker's letters from India and the high Himalayas, and look at some of his expedition collections and the plant-hunting paraphernalia held here at Kew. ...Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, 1 month ago
"I trek because I don't know anything better," said Gaurav Punj, author of The Land Of Flying Lamas and founder of trekking outfit, 'Connect With Himalaya.' After six years of exploring what he calls the "Indian Himalaya," covering Kashmir, Ladakh, ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The year-long celebrations to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda will culminate in various parts of India as well as abroad on January 12 . National Youth seminars, conferences and exhibitions on spiritual themes as well as ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
PITHORAGARH (UTTRAKHAND), Jan 8:The annual Kailash Mansarowar yatra, which involves circumambulation of Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake in Tibet, will commence from June 9 this year. The decision to begin the yatra from June 9 was taken by the ...Daily Excelsior.com, 2 months ago
The 19th century conflict between the Kathmandu Darbar and the British East India Company in Calcutta is often attributed to a clash over territory between two expansionist powers in the subcontinent. The Gorkha Empire was its peak, stretching ...Nepali Times, 2 months ago
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