Himalayas

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  • A journey of 10k km; 2 women, 8 states and mighty Himalayas

    A journey of 10k km; 2 women, 8 states and mighty Himalayas

    Title: Zanskar to Ziro - No Stilettos in the Himalayas Author: Sohini Sen Publisher: Niyogi Books Pages: 436 Price: Rs 995 Travelogues are always interesting: A new place seen through another's eyes, sharing someone else's experiences and, in this case,......

    November 14, 2017
  • On the smiling mountains

    On the smiling mountains

    It was a cloudy day, as I flew over the Himalayas, but the first sight of the mountains always elicits gasps of awe. And suddenly, the snow-capped peaks gave way to barren mountains, with isolated patches of green, and one......

    October 29, 2017
  • ITBP has special affinity with Himalayas: Modi

    ITBP has special affinity with Himalayas: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its raising day, saying it has special affinity with the Himalayas and prowess at high altitude operations. "Greetings to ITBP family on their Raising Day. The Force has......

    October 24, 2017
  • 'Future smart foods can promote nutrition security in the Himalayas'

    'Future smart foods can promote nutrition security in the Himalayas'

    With climate change a reality and the latest Global Hunger Index revealing a horrific scenario for the world's mountain people in developing countries in South Asia, including India, promoting genetic plant diversity in the mountains can be one important step......

    October 18, 2017
  • Around 80,000 pilgrims undertake Amarnath Yatra in 6 days

    Around 80,000 pilgrims undertake Amarnath Yatra in 6 days

    Nearly 80,000 pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra over the last six days, an official said on Wednesday as another batch of 3,389 pilgrims left here for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley amid heightened security. They left the......

    July 5, 2017
  • Now enjoy scenic beauty of Himalayas on Manali-Leh route freely

    Now enjoy scenic beauty of Himalayas on Manali-Leh route freely

    In a big relief to roadies and tourists who wants to enjoy scenic beauty of the mighty Himalayas on Manali-Leh route, the ongoing tussle between the between Manali and Leh-Ladakh Bikers Association has ended, leading to free movement of bikers......

    June 20, 2017
  • The big freeze

    The big freeze

    The impact of climate change on glaciers has been well documented. From Alaska to Europe, Antarctica to Siberia, glaciers are in recession the world over. Fortysix gigatons of ice from Alaskan glaciers was lost on average for each year from......

    June 10, 2017
  • Tea, rivers, and hiking

    Tea, rivers, and hiking

    For adventure buffs ready to head for a trip in and around the Darjeeling Hills, there’s Glenburn Tea Estate offering them a reason to feel happy with a torrent of adventurous activities. It’s not always that one gets to experience......

    April 13, 2017
  • Taking a leap of faith

    Taking a leap of faith

    When one thinks about Rishikesh, the images that immediately come to mind are of tranquillity in the foothills of the Himalayas, its holiness and religious significance. Situated approximately 230 km from Delhi, this pilgrimage town is regarded as one of......

    April 13, 2017
  • Travels with chai

    Travels with chai

    I am fond of travelling, especially off the-beaten path. On these trips, although I cherish many moments of solitude, I also enjoy meeting all kinds of people and it would not be wrong to say that without this interaction with......

    April 8, 2017
  • Course set for 2019

    Course set for 2019

    THE Saffron surge that swept down from the Himalayas through the plains along the Ganga has proved that for the Modi-Shah electoral machine the reverses in Delhi and Bihar were mere aberrations. For the runaway successes in UP and Uttarakhand......

    March 11, 2017
  • The charm of colonial glory

    The charm of colonial glory

    For those smitten by the travel bug and planning a trip to Darjeeling, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a stay at the Windamere Hotel. Best-known as a colonial hotel nestling in the lap of the Himalayas, the luxury property......

    March 9, 2017
  • Globalisation  in the Himalayas

    Globalisation in the Himalayas

    Globalisation is like boarding a flight. Once you board it, you cannot get off until you reach the designated destination. The only difference is that, when we board the flight, we know where we are headed. In the case of......

    February 27, 2017