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Adventurer Says 'Walking The Himalayas' Wasn't About 'Sticking Flags In Peaks'

Adventurer Says 'Walking The Himalayas' Wasn't About 'Sticking...

Levison Wood walked 1,700 miles, from Afghanistan to Bhutan along the Himalayan Mountain range. He says that seeing Everest, the highest mountain in the world was "just magical." Ed Jones/AFP/ hide caption toggle caption Ed Jones/AFP/ When ... NPR, 1 day ago
Walking the Himalayas The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago

Is this the planet's most adventurous highway?

Barren mountains stretched in every direction, casting shadows over the second-highest international road in the world. China loomed over the eastern horizon. Kyrgyzstan was behind us. To the south lay Afghanistan and the fabled Wakhan Corridor.
 CNN6 days ago 7 days on Central Asia's Pamir Highway  CNN1 week ago CNN: Adventure road: 7 days on Central Asia's Pamir Highway  Kabar5 days ago
Huffington Post

This Is What Beauty Looks Like Around The Globe

It began, as these things do, when 30-year-old Mihaela Noroc quit her job on a whim. She had a little bit of money saved up and decided it was time to travel, to capture her adventures on camera. But she didn't snap pics of herself standing on a ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Australian photographer Alexander Khimushin documents people from remote and diverse culture  NewsGrio3 weeks ago A photographer has spent 3 years taking pictures of women to see how beauty is defined around the world  Business Insider Australia1 month ago

CASA-1000 power supply project to be inaugurated on May 12

The Central Asia-South Asia 1000 (CASA 1000) project to supply 1,000 megawatts electricity through a 750 kilometer long transmission line from Tajikistan to Pakistan would formally be inaugurated in Dushanbe on May 12. The project, signed between ...
 Intelligent Utility2 weeks ago Pak-Tajikistan CASA power project to be inaugurated on 12th  Daily Times2 weeks ago
Oman Observer

In pursuit of a fading haute couture

By — For Zaibat Armeet, a yearning Pakistani designer and an artist who weaves various coloured threads to make perfect creations in clothes, the journey is a long one, of which the mission is clear — uplift the tradition and culture of Gilgit ...
 Oman Observer3 weeks ago
The Nation Pakistan

PM to visit Tajikistan next Thursday to inaugurate transmission line ...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will visitTajikistanonnext Thursday(May 12) to inaugurate installation of transmission line for supply of 1000 megawatt electricity toPakistan. President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Afghan ...
 The Nation Pakistan3 weeks ago PM to visit Tajikistan to inaugurate project for 1000 MW electricity to Pakistan  Pakistan Today3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Growing Terrorism Risk Leads China to Boost Role in Afghanistan

(Bloomberg) -- As China watches Afghan peace talks founder and Islamic militants make inroads in parts of its troubled neighbor, Beijing is taking its most concrete steps yet toward assuming a direct security role in the country. In recent weeks ...
 La Repubblica1 month ago China Moves Closer to Afghan Security Role  Bloomberg1 month ago

China evacuates residents after Afghanistan quake felt in Xinjiang

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. URUMQI, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese rescuers have evacuated residents from quake-jolted homes in border towns after strong tremors from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan on Sunday were felt in ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
Outlook Traveller

Walking the Himalayas

There are very few genuine adventures left in the world, in these days of Google Maps and 4G connections, anywhere in the world, even in the remote Himalaya. However, it's still possible to find that adventure, if only you make a plan to do ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago

The dangerous threat of nuclear terrorism

During last week's Nuclear Security Summit, President Obama asked the media to leave and then screened videos depicting plausible scenarios pertaining to nuclear terrorism.Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd), from Washington, DC, examines the threat of Islamic State acquiring a nuclear bomb. The four men moved slowly through the Dorah Pass on the Durand Line that links Chitral district in Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan, with Badakhshan province, Afghanistan. Located in the Pamir region of the Wakhan ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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