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These women are breaking taboos to conquer new heights

Tucked away in a remote village in Pakistan's northern Hunza valley, close to the border with China, is the Shimshal Mountaineering School that trains its students to scale some of the world's......

PHOTOS: Mountain-sized comet whizzes past Mars after a million years

This artist's concept shows NASA's Mars orbiters lining up behind Mars for their "duck and cover" maneuver to shield them from comet dust that may result from the close flyby of comet Siding......

PHOTOS: Japan's Mount Ontake spews volcanic ash

Japanese soldiers managed to bring down eight more bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed peak of a still-erupting volcano on Monday, before toxic gases and ash forced them to suspend the......

For people living in Jammu mountains, IAF pilots are messiahs

“Our house is gone, household goods have perished and all our animals killed. We did not have anything to eat,” said Chamail Singh of Rajouri district while showering praise on Indian......

Iraqi children drinking parents' BLOOD to stay alive

Parents trapped with their families on a mountain by Islamic State militants are resorting to cutting themselves so their starving children can drink their blood.......

Apple readies HealthKit rollout

Apple Inc has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to......

Mittal denies any bid to buy mountain in Britain

Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi N Mittal on Monday rubbished media reports here suggesting that he had bid for an iconic mountain range in Britain. The 2,850-foot high Blencathra mountain in the......

China starts bullet train service in most rugged terrain

China has launched bullet train services along a mountainous route touted as the most challenging high speed rail project that the country has ever built.  Please click NEXT to read......

How a financial centre turned into a 'skyscraper slum'

It boasts a helicopter landing pad, glorious views of the Avila mountain range, and large balconies for weekend barbecues. Yet this 45-storey skyscraper in the center of Venezuela's capital Caracas......

How a Rs 37,000-cr mountain rose against Sahara

That's the amount payable by the Sahara group firms, according to Sebi's latest statement On March 4, when Subrata Roy was arrested and produced before the Supreme Court (SC), the group offered to......

Want the perfect movie holiday? Click here!

The best of India and the Middle East, now at the Dharamsala Film Festival. Mountains. Movies. And a possible glimpse of the Dalai Lama. Yes, one can have it all at the Dharamsala International......

Madhuri Dixit: I was happy being unknown in Denver

This is the Madhuri Dixit you never knew. The soccer mom. The one who went grocery shopping. The lady who went mountain biking. And someone who will never, ever, go bungee jumping. Madhuri Dixit......

Pakistan run-fest leaves Kiwis with mountain to climb

Ahmed Shehzad hit a career-best 176 while Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq struck unbeaten centuries before Pakistan declared their first innings on 566 for 3 wickets in the first Test against New......

Skiiers Jansrud, Samkova mine gold in Sochi mountains

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud sped to Olympic gold in the men's Super-G alpine skiing on Sunday and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic won the women's snowboarding cross on the testing course where a......

Sochi Olympics' Wonder Wednesday as drama unfolds in Russian mountains

In a finish even a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women's downhill at Russia's Winter Olympics produced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, on a thrilling fifth......

French slope in Schumacher ski accident up to standards

The French mountain slope on which former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher had a skiing accident had been prepared according to national standards, the local prosecutor told a news......

Samina becomes first Pakistani woman to scale Mt Everest

Mountaineer Samina Baig has become the first Pakistani woman to scale Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain peak at 8,848 metres. According to details, Baig completed the climb to the summit......
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Q. In Gullivers travels small bodied persons are called lilliputs. What name is used for big bodied persons in that novel?
Sitapati Rao:  A.  more

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Q. The Ramayana written by Hanumaan on the Himalayan mountains using his nails is known as ?Aaroha RamayanaGuru RamayanaHanumad RamayanaVanara Ramayana
Gingermasalatadka:  A. mountain man more

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UN Security Council condemns escalating violence in Libya

United Nations, Nov 27 The UN Security Council Wednesday strongly condemned the escalation in violence in Libya, urging constructive efforts to... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a508431.html
Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth

DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/26/colorado-mastodon-bones-discovery_n_6227218.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Gear Coop Reveals New Identity with Cutting-Edge Ecommerce Website and Revamped Branding

PR.com 2014-11-26 Costa Mesa, CA, November 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Just in time for the lucrative Black Friday/Cyber Monday retail period, Gear... ...

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For the blessings of Goencho Saib

Panjim (Goa): Esperenca Fernandes , a middle-aged Goan housewife, has been standing patiently in the sun for over two hours on the grounds of the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/B7ol9GXHyVx2Zq2qXgg47I/For-the-blessings-of-Goencho-Saib.html
Contour Action Cameras Now Accepts Bitcoin

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Action camera pioneer Contour today announced they have partnered with BitPay to integrate the digital... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Contour-Action-Cameras-Now-Accepts-Bitcoin/354263

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