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British woman rescued by IAF in Ladakh

A British woman stranded in inclement weather conditions at Padam Valley in Zanskar ranges of Ladakh was on Wednesday rescued by a Leh-based helicopter unit of the Indian Air Force. "Pilots of Leh......

Daring IAF chopper pilots save 90 people in Leh

Six Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force undertook over 60 sorties to evacuate 90 people from Skyu in Zanskar valley since sunrise, on Monday.About 130 trekkers, predominantly foreigners......

Kishtwar is the face of anti-national 'secularism'

Ultimately, like it happened in Pakistan, jihad ends up eating its own children. The secularism which we follow is self defeating, feels BJP MP Tarun Vijay. Parliament could not function due to......

Go, get out there with a placard

Mitali Saran believes that a little yelling in the streets can help the government to prioritise the work it does or facilitates on the groundOnce upon a time, I almost died. Well, I almost died......

Home Minister Shinde on maiden visit to Kashmir

Union Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday arrived on his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming the charge of the Home department and reviewed the development progress in Kargil......

Want adventure, go holidaying

This vacation, how about going shark diving in Australia or on a tree canopy tour in the Tsitsikamma Forest of Africa? Back home, you could go river rafting in Zanskar or a trek in the......

SBI withdraws teaser home loan scheme

Amid concerns expressed by the Reserve Bank of India, the country's largest lender State Bank of India on Wednesday announced withdrawal of special home loan schemes, or teaser rates, with effect......

What is loan against property? Find out

Generally, people accumulate assets to cocoon themselves in the safety net of financial security. However when a sudden need for funds arise and they need to borrow from a bank, they often......

Speak with hands free: 2 new headsets

Every now and then, Jabra comes out with a design or a feature that makes its headsets stand out. The company is a world leader in wireless solutions, known for its extensive range of hands-free......

When cricket took a backseat to Bollywood

For a night that was dedicated to sports, there was a lot of Bollywood. Bold and beautiful starlets from the film industry were spotted either performing on stage or hotting up the red......

Images: Ind vs SA, 3rd ODI, Ahmedabad

South Africa made their best start to the series with Hashim Amla and Loots Bosman giving them a perfect start in the dead rubber in the third and final ODI in Ahmedabad. The duo put on 113 runs......
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Q. The Tibetan language is spoken in all three provinces of Tibet including U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo which has an area around six times that of England. The Tibetan language is also used in the Himalayan regions such as Walung, Solo Khumbu, Yolmo, Lho Manthang, Nyeshang, Limi, Humla, Jumla, etc. in Nepal, Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahaul-Spiti, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, etc in India, northern parts of Pakistan such as Baltistan, whole Bhutan, northern parts of Burma. Tibetan language is widely used in Mongolia, several parts of Russia.
Chanakya:  A.  more

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richa sharma
Q. zanskar range is situated in which state
Richa Sharma:  A. Thanks for this treasure of infoUnfortunately it serves no purpose for me except academic interest more

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Q. where is polyandry practised ? how does the balance takes place ?
Right Sense:  A. ladakh. jammu and kashmir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-polyandry-practised--how-does-the-balance-takes-pla/25310655/answers/25783461

Jeet
Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?Name of the Mountain Range Location in the Himalayas(A) Zanskar range Kashmir(B) Dhauladhar Range Himachal Pradesh(C) Singalila Range Arunachal Pradesh(D) Kumaon Range Uttarakhand
Jeet:  A. Polyandry is a form of polygamy whereby a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.Polyandry in Tibet was a common practice and continues...... more

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Kargil—a forgotten area with miseries everywhere

Mohinder Verma Though it was carved out as separate administrative unit from Ladakh district in 1979 in order to ensure its holistic development... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/kargil-forgotten-area-miseries-everywhere/
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
Omar seeks return of 3 NHs, 5 new Fly Overs for J

*Calls for Mughal Road as NH, 4 more tunnels Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, July 9: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today urged Surface Road Transport and... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/omar-seeks-return-3-nhs-5-new-fly-overs-jk/
'Ear-opener' in Ladakh

Ladakh is such a different sensory experience — the landscapes, the architecture, the trees, the wind — it kicks the restart button for the... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/earopener-in-ladakh/15426195
If you wish to tour the length and breadth of the country, you will be spoilt for choices.

India is bestowed with many picturesque landscapes, which will leave you spellbound. From the northern snow capped Himalayas, to the quaint yet... ...

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