Tag: Kailash Mansarovar

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  • Backfoot play?

    Backfoot play?

    No hartal or bandh is ever “complete”. That lesson used to be drummed into young journalists years ago when a premium was placed on accuracy in reportage. There was always a strong element of the subjective to any assessment of such protests. That reality has not changed: hence opinion will be divided if Monday’s action …

    September 12, 2018
  • Juvenile jealousy

    Juvenile jealousy

    So miffed does the Bharatiya Janata Party appear over the Chinese envoy in Delhi going to the airport to wish Rahul Gandhi a pleasant pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar that a party spokesman got his targets somewhat confused and queried all goodwill in the Sino-Indian relationship. Thereby undermining the Prime Minister’s committed efforts to ease traditional …

    September 4, 2018
  • Explain ‘love’ for China, BJP slams Rahul

    Explain ‘love’ for China, BJP slams Rahul

    BJP spokesman Sambit Patra at a Press conference asked the Congress party to define the kind of relationship that Rahul Gandhi enjoyed with China that the Chinese envoy came to IGI airport to see off the Congress chief.

    September 1, 2018
  • Massive operation launched to rescue Indian pilgrims stranded in Nepal

    Massive operation launched to rescue Indian pilgrims stranded in Nepal

    The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has geared up the machinery to rescue a total of 1,575 pilgrims to Mansarovar who are stranded in Nepal and Tibet because of the inclement weather.

    July 3, 2018
  • Doklam standoff: Ready for talks to reopen Nathu La pass, says China

    Doklam standoff: Ready for talks to reopen Nathu La pass, says China

    China on Tuesday said it is ready for talks to reopen the Nath La pass for Indian pilgrims, which it had closed in mid-June over the military standoff at Doklam. “China is ready to keep communication with Indian side in regard to the opening of the pass and other issues concerning the pilgrimage by Indians,” …

    September 12, 2017
  • Kailash Mansarovar Yatra comes to an end

    Kailash Mansarovar Yatra comes to an end

    The annual Kailash-Mansarovar yatra through the Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand came to an end on Friday with the 33-member last batch arriving this morning. There were 34 members in the last batch. One pilgrim had taken ill at the Tibetan camp of Darchin and returned earlier, Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) Managing Director Dhiraj Garbiyal …

    September 8, 2017