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Borders that separate: A daughter's lament
DAWN Group

Borders that separate: A daughter's lament

Every day Zaiba sits on a rock by the Shyok River outside a small village, Thoqmus, in the eastern part of Gilgit-Baltistan. Surrounded by grey mountains, under tall green trees and beside flowing clear waters, her perch is a dream spot for anyone ... DAWN Group, 1 month ago
The Hindu

A peaceful way out on Siachen

"It is important to recognise that just because we have militarily and materially invested in the Siachen region over the years or incur lower casualties than Pakistan, it does not provide us with a strategically sound rationale to continue ...
 The Hindu5 hours ago

Siachen incident tragic but Pak is at a strategic disadvantage and this cannot change

By Lt Gen Prakash Katoch (Retired) The news of 11 Army personnel,including a JCO,having buried in an avalanche in Siachenglacier has been tragic. The Prime Minister has expressed grief on their sacrifice and the whole nation salutes these braves ...
 Firstpost.com5 days ago

Karakoram Pass: An unconquered journey!

Going to home is going to mountains John Muir This one quote has always stood true for the enthusiasts who love spending time amidst the mountains. The serenity, the calmness mixed with the rush in your veins and low level of oxygen always makes ...
 Gaadi.com3 weeks ago

Siachen standoff: A cartographic, colonial legacy

, the Indian Army had launched Operation Meghdoot and captured the inhospitable heights of the Siachen glacier, gradually bringing the whole glacial landmass under its control. Following this, several attempts were made by the Pakistan Army to ...
 South Asia Monitor1 month ago

Winter hiking and walking in the Himalayas

Here are 5 ways to soak in the wild beauty of the snowy outdoors. Take your pick! 1. Walking on ice Where: Chadar trek, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir Grade: Challenging Best time: Late January-early February The fact that this trek starts from a village called Chilling is an indication of things to come. With freezing temperatures of minus 30 degrees and a precarious walk on the frozen Zanskar river, the Chadar trek promises an experience like no other. Zanskar, a remote valley in Ladakh and the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

16 Pakistani tourist spots you must visit in 2016

2015 is about to end and it is time to plan for year 2016. Whenever we think of Pakistan, all that comes to our mind is terrorism, extremism, sectarianism, corruption, load shedding and inflation but despite all these issues, we immensely love ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Mid Day

Travel: Picture postcards from Ladakh

Prev By Suprita Mitter | Posted 3 hours A photo travelogue of Ladakh What: There are days when you are hit by wanderlust but can't pick up your bags and hit the road. On those days, armchair travel can bring respite. Published by Niyogi ...
 Mid Day2 months ago
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