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PM may visit Siachen glacier later this month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon visit Indian army's forward posts in the Siachen glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, during his tour of Ladakh. The prime minister is expected to be......

50 Indian soldiers have died in Siachen in the last 3 years

Fifty soldiers lost their lives in the Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in United Nations peacekeeping......

Exclusive: Secure the Siachen Glacier!

On April 13, 1984 the Indian Army launched a daring operation at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to gain control over the glacier in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayas. In the......

Will the soldiers at the Siachen Glacier get to vote?

The Election Commission must ensure that soldiers, paramilitary forces and railway employees who work outside their home states are given proper avenues to cast their votes, says Colonel Anil A......

Army opposes Pak demand for troop withdrawal from Siachen

The Army has rubbished Pakistan's demand for withdrawal of troops from the Siachen Glacier saying it would not move out from the strategically important icy heights. The force has put across its......

Onboard the stunning Glacier Express

The Glacier Express takes tourists on an exhilarating trip through the spectacular Swiss Alps. For Rediff Realtime News, click here!Click NEXT to read...

Himalayan glaciers continue to melt rapidly: Pachauri

Noted environmentalist R K Pachauri has insisted the Himalayan glaciers are melting at a 'very rapid speed'. However, he did not refer to his earlier assertion -- that the Himalayan glaciers could......

Glacier error to be looked at in report: Pachauri

While re-acknowledging that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change had erred in projecting the disappearance of Himalayan glaciers due to global warming, R K Pachauri, who chairs the panel,......

PM backs Pachauri, says India has faith in IPCC

Backing R K Pachauri, who has come under flak for IPCC's goof up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday he has earned well deserved respect and international......

'Climate change research to be robust'

After locking horns with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeon the glacier melting issue, environment minister Jairam Ramesh said on Thursday the research of the Indian Panel on Climate......

Tour Finals: Nadal, Djokovic make final as Federer, Wawrinka are no match

Switzerland's challenge at the ATP World Tour Finals melted away like an Alpine glacier in a heatwave on Sunday as Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic marched on to the grand finale. Nadal muscled past......

Kapil, Jadeja to play cricket atop Swiss Alps

Cricket is set to touch a new high. Europe's longest glacier in the Swiss Alps will soon host an exhibition match between two all-star teams from India and England, at an altitude of 11,330 feet,......
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Q. What will be a better place than your own home ?
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Q. Why do we feel God exists?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. nothing but second best will be nature ...........As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn...... more

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Q. ALLAH, GOD did not left behind any wishes nor HE has given any POWER OF AYTORNEY to the self-styled PRIESTS, SAINTS, PROPHETS, EPIC-WITERS, RELIGIOUS-PROPAGATORS etc. to act, speak, write on HIS behalf.
Kanai Chakraberti:  A. because we find his great representatives in the form of great souls , great philosophers , great scientists , great literist like our parents...... more

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China surpasses Europe on per-capita pollution, pushing CO2 to record

If pollution continues at the current rate, the limit for carbon will be reached in 30 years, scientists at two British universities concluded in a... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/dnjvvCF3j6Nxeca8vlHTgI/China-surpasses-Europe-on-percapita-pollution-pushing-CO2.html
Army to pay Siachen vet disability pension

CHENNAI: Coming to the rescue of a retired colonel, the southern bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal has directed the Army to provide him disability... ...

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Tawi in trouble

Dr Gurdev Singh & O.P.Sharma Present day Jammu city, inhabited by nearly 10 lakh people(urban agglomeration) of diverse socio-economic and... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/tawi-trouble/
A Himalayan disaster awaits India

KOLKATA: Many of the 200-odd glacial lakes in Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan are unstable and, in the event of an earthquake in the Himalayas, could... ...

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Taiwanese trekker killed in northern Pakistan

A 26-year-old foreign woman trekker has died after falling off a cliff in Pakistan's scenic Hunza-Nagar district of Gilgit-Baltistan. Yu-Ching... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/taiwanese-trekker-killed-in-northern-pakistan-114092100306_1.html

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