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New wonders on UNESCO's World Heritage List

India's 1600-km long mountain chain of Western Ghats, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountains, has been added to the List of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. Click on NEXT for...

The breathtaking colours of Himalayas

Sanchari Bhattacharya meets a couple of mountaineering enthusiasts who seek the thrill of a grand Himalayan adventure, every year. Divyesh and Vineeta Muni, a married couple and dedicated......

Have the Himalayas stopped growing?

Chinese geologists have refuted the general belief that the Himalayas, especially Mount Everest, are steadily growing every year. They reached the conclusion that the Himalaya mountain range has......

Italian mountaineer falls prey to Himalayas

The leader of a 10-member Italian expedition died while trying to scale the 25,643-foot high Nanda Devi peak in the Himalayas, police said on Thursday.The Indian army recovered the body of Dalla......

When CIA planted nuke devices atop the Himalayas

An Indian mountaineer and a CIA expert have come out with an authoritative account of how nuclear devices were planted atop high Himalayan peaks to monitor Chinese nuclear tests in the 1960s.In an......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

The price poor people pay for huge projects

A principle adopted to ensure rehabilitation of evacuees alongside progress on projects is known for violations, says Sreelatha Menon. When construction of a dam is delayed, it leads to cost......

The death threat to Gori Ganga!

If you are confused about the severity of human-induced climate change, it might help to focus on the death threat to Gori Ganga, says Rajni Bakshi.Anger, confusion, relief -- a jumble of emotions......

A tough fight in the packaged water market

Ramesh Chauhan of Bisleri Ltd is not one to give up easily. Nearly two years after his natural mineral water, Mountain Water from the Himalayas, got into a legal tussle with Tata Tea's Himalayan......

One man's quest to help the world learn

After a trek in the Himalayas brought him face-to-face with extreme poverty and illiteracy, John Wood left his position as a director of business development at Microsoft to found Room to Read, an......

'Names like 'Megastar' are too small for Pawan Kalyan'

Here's what your favourtie Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.  Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan's latest release Attarintiki Daredi has become a blockbuster. The action-thriller......

Goodbye, Mankada Ravi Varma

Shobha Warrier pays tribute toworld renowned cinematographer Mankada Ravi Varma.The setting was almost like an Adoor or Aravindan film; a small balcony with branches from trees falling onto it and......

Frozen making waves abroad

Shivajee Chandrabhushan is just one film old -- but even immigration officials at Mumbai airport are beginning to recognise him. 'Oh yeah, which festival are you going to now?' they ask him, says......

Meet the bus driver Rajni worked with

There are two people Rajnikanth always meets when he visits Bangalore -- Raj Bahadur and Raghunandan.While the latter is an associate director, Raj Bahadur is a bus driver.Bahadur was the driver......

Federer, Nadal romp into final

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal cleared the last treacherous hurdles on Friday to set up a dream final at Wimbledon for the third year running.Five-times champion Federer earned the chance to......

Bikers ride into Limca Book of Records

Riders Karanbir Singh and Pankaj Trivedi rode their way into the Limca Book of Records (validation by Limca Book of Records awaited) by successfully completing the run from Kanyakumari, India's......
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Q. "what else does 1 expect from the mountain if there is heavy tourist rash at vulnerable areas? the Himalayas is a young mountain and you dynamite it to build roads. landslides are bound to happen", says a senior officer of Dehra dun meterological centre. justuify the statement.
Pragna Paul:  A.  more

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ijaz
Q. NOW INDIA HAS BEST TEA SELLER PERSON ?CANU GUESS?
Ijaz:  A. Kismat, GOD and Excuses Rule and Run India.All are handicaaped with no Vision,Planning,efforts and determination. more

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Q. FFF-Name the oldest mountain range of India...?a) Himalayas b) Nilgirisc) Aravallis d) Vindhyas
Divya Kulkarni:  A. it appears do not know about tea/as per hindu epics when laxmana was injured by deadly arrows of ravan sushan ve briiaidya from lanka was called...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fff-name-the-oldest-mountain-range-of-india...a-himalayas-b-/26419797/answers/27095942

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Q. Which of the following is an example of 'Horst' or "Block Mountains"?a) Nilgiris b) Himalayasc) Vindhyas d) Siwaliks
Vividh Bharti:  A. Himalayas more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-the-following-is-an-example-of-horst-or-block-mount/26411092/answers/26419811

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Wanderlust in their veins

BANGALORE: The youth in the city with wanderlust are taking to backpacking, a low-budget way of travelling independently without a fixed itinerary... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Wanderlust-in-their-veins/2014/07/12/article2326814.ece
Manali feels coldest summer season since decades

Contrary to the plains where scorching heat is breaking all-time records, residents living close to Pir Panjal mountain ranges in Western Himalayas... ...

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Harnessing people power

They say it takes tiny drops of water to eventually fill an ocean. At a time when the world is questioning the construction of mega dams in the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/harnessing-people-power-114071101283_1.html
The truth is out there

In the autumn of 1958, Tintin heads to the snow-capped mountains of Tibet, accompanied by the faithful Snowy, a harried Captain Haddock and a... ...

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Top 10 high-altitude adventure thrills

1. Goecha La Trek, Sikkim For many Himalaya lovers, the mighty mountains of Sikkim often seem too remote for a visit. This should be rectified... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Top-10-high-altitude-adventure-thrills-1005477

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