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Once they felt free to roam

Snow comes early to the Teton mountain range, and when it does, the white-bottomed pronghorn that live here get the urge to move. Following an ancient rhythm, they migrate more than 200 miles to the south, where the elevation is lower, winter is milder and ... Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago

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Business Standard, 2 months ago

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the Piolets d'Or Asia Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of Asian Alpine Associations, which hands out the 'Oscars of climbing'. How did he celebrate? By climbing another mountain, of course. This time, he and his group headed out to explore Incheon in South Korea. "It was just a day-long trek," ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Discovering Unspunnen, the unknown Swiss festival

Kalpana Sunder acquaints herself with little-known, but fascinating traditions of the festival in Interlaken, the adventure capital of Switzerland. This traditional nine-day Unspunnen Festival brings together people from across rural Switzerland to celebrate their Alpine traditions.Photograph: @James Petts/Flickr.   It's a sign from the heavens -- a bright, sunny day after two days of rain. Jets manned by the Swiss air force thunder overhead, swooping over the serrated mountains and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, lives

When he is not running Amazon, he buys museums to live in, donates mountains to geeky causes, works on space travel and does film cameos. Inside the super rich, super cool life of Jeff Bezos.   He loves readingNot surprising considering he started Amazon as an online bookstore and gave us the Kindle. Photograph: Anthony P Bolante/Reuters He is a hands-on CEOFrom driving a truck in India to riding a Segway in New York City, he's done it all. Photograph: Abhishek N Chinnappa/Reuters ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 44: officials

The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the southern Philippines has risen to 44 as mudslides wiped out a mountain village and ravaged another town, officials said today.Nineteen deaths were reported near the town of Tubod yesterday on Mindanao, the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Philippines storm death toll rises to 74, dozens missing  Deccan Herald2 months ago

The amputee who helps other amputees scale mountains

Scaling the perilous Mt Kilimanjaro with a group of eight other amputees put Mona Patel in the spotlight as a feisty social worker for amputee patients. This year, she was one of CNN's 10 Heroes of 2017. Chandrima Pal hears her incredible story. In case you missed it: Why a cafe owner is CNN's Hero of the Year Mona Patel was a 17-year-old college student when an accident resulted in her needing an amputation. Among her many achievements since then has been climbing Mt ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Lucidly informative Coromandel, A Personal History... exposes Charles Allen's love for the Raj

Title: Coromandel, A Personal History of South India Author: Charles Allen Publisher: Little Brown, 2017 As a devoted reader of Charles Allen, Coromandel, A Personal History of South India – his third book – overwhelmed me with its lucidity and ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Cric Buzz: Stokes return will lift England, says Moeen

IMAGE: Ben Stokes loosens up alongside Moeen Ali during the England nets session. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images The return of all-rounder Ben Stokes will be a welcome boost to the England squad as he provides much-needed balance and lifts morale, team mate Moeen Ali said ahead of the two-match Test series in New Zealand.   Stokes returned for the one-day internationals against New Zealand last month after a lengthy absence due to an affray charge relating to an incident in ...
 Rediff.com6 hours ago

Beti Bachao? Polarisation shrouds J&K minor's rape, murder

Political and communal divide in Jammu and Kashmir has assumed such proportions that even the horrifying rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl is not bringing society together, writes Athar Parvaiz. Image: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. ‘Some people are trying to communalise the Kathua incident & vitiate the peaceful atmosphere but I have full faith that the people of Jammu will not allow them to succeed. Justice will prevail,’ she tweeted. Photograph: PTI ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

What should one read?

One way to begin would be to access the material of our own culture, meaning the literature of India, recommends Aakar Patel.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ We live in a time when the young do not read as much as the generation before them. By 'read', of course, is meant the sort of formal, didactic material that we associate with the idea of reading. Because it's possible and perhaps even likely that purely in terms of poring through textual material in these times of social media the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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