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Focus on opening up NE, Himalayan States : Union Tourism Minister ... at his office in Paryavaran Bhavan, the civil servant-turned-politician said the Government's “huge focus” on the North East and other Himalayan States would boost the Indian tourism ... You see, 70 per cent of the Himalayas is in India.
NEW DELHI: Moves are afoot to open up out-of-bounds tourist destinations in the northeast of India and other border states to foreign visitors to boost India's tourism industry -- a major job creator that grew at over 15 percent last year. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said the issue was now before the ...

Royal Enfield has given the Himalayan adventure motorcycle major reliability and quality boosts by changing its internal processes. These changes are both at the design and manufacturing levels to make sure that the finished bike is a lot more reliable than the first batch that was plagued with both quality ...
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The Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) is a combination of high and cultural route trails with a gruelling 70,000m of elevation gain and loss over the Himalayas. They also had to overcome the fact that the route they had plotted before leaving turned out to be almost 200km longer than they had anticipated.
The Himalayan minimalist styling and versatile character make it a perfect blank slate for tinkerers and modifiers, over the 3 years that the Himalayan has been on sale, we've seen our fair share of customs, modified and even stickered Himalayans. Out of all those machines, there is one that stands out a ...

Royal Enfield North America is rolling out its new Himalayan adventure motorcycle next weekend during a special event coinciding with the international ride the India-based motorcycle manufacturer holds each year. The event offers customers demo rides of the Himalayan, Royal Enfield's fourth model ...
Of all Himalayan nations, China has made the most progress towards hydropower development. This has been driven by three major factors. First, China has insufficient reserves of fossil fuels to meet the needs of its growth aspirations. The ongoing 13th 5-year plan of the nation places substantial ...
Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's scheduled visit to New Delhi next week is seen further accelerating the strategic race played out between China and India to gain more influence in the Himalayas. Infrastructure development has become the latest inning in the great game between the two Asian ...
The rise in mercury is in agreement with the comparatively higher rate of glacier retreat in the Greater Himalayas than in the Karakoram Himalayas, as studies show, says the SASE study titled 'Recent Wintertime Climatic Variability Over the North West Himalayan Cryosphere', published in journal Current ...
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Royal Enfield in Argentina will showcase four of its bikes in single-cylinder engines, currently up to 535 cc. This includes cruisers – Bullet (500cc), Classic (500cc), and Continental GT (535cc) cafe racer. The lineup is completed with Himalayan (410cc) which spearheads the need for adventure and touring.
NAMED after the legendary mountain range of its homeland, Royal Enfield's Himalayan claims to be India's first true adventure motorcycle. ... It's just arrived in the UK and so Visordown's Laura Thomson headed for England's equivalent of the Himalayas – the Lake District – to try it out in our exclusive first ...
Rajinikanth had last week said there was a political vacuum in Tamil Nadu that he would fill. All India | Edited by Anuj Pant | Updated: March 13, 2018 17:47 IST. Share. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. Rajinikanth, Meditating In Himalayas, Says He's Not Full-Time Neta Yet. Rajinikanth is on a two-week break in the Himalayas.
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KATHMANDU: Himalaya Airlines (H9), a private international airline of Nepal, celebrated its third year connecting people of Nepal with other countries on Friday. The last two years have been proving and establishing years for Himalaya Airlines with important milestones achieved. At present, Himalaya ...
NAMED after the legendary mountain range of its homeland, Royal Enfield's Himalayan claims to be India's first true adventure motorcycle. ... It's just arrived in the UK and so Visordown's Laura Thomson headed for England's equivalent of the Himalayas – the Lake District – to try it out in our exclusive first ...

CHENNAI: Superstar Rajinikanth today left for the Himalayas on his annual spiritual pilgrimage, saying he would be there for a minimum of 15 days. "My trip will be for a minimum for 15 days", he told reporters at the airport. He declined to take further questions. The actor has been visiting the Himalayas ...
Beijing: China and India should shed their mental inhibitions and manage differences to enhance bilateral ties, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said on Thursday and insisted that even the Himalayas cannot stop the two countries from friendly exchanges if there is political trust. Wang's remarks on ...
China and India should shed their mental inhibitions and manage differences to enhance bilateral ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said today and insisted that even the Himalayas cannot stop the two countries from friendly exchanges if there is political trust. Wang's remarks on Sino-India relations ...
An all-woman's team of trekkers from Mysuru and other cities is all set to to ascend Baraadsar Pass, located at 14,500 feet in Uttarakhand. Named 'Naari Shakthi-2018', the Himalayan expedition, an initiative of Tiger Adventure Foundation (TAF), was announced on the International Women's Day on ...
A new bloodline of Himalayan black bears is being introduced at the Mysuru zoo with the country's famous zoo getting a four-year-old male bear from Shillong in Meghalaya. Also, talks are on with zoo authorities in Nagaland and Tripura to get a female bear. If this materialises, the zoo here will get a young ...
The Royal Enfield Himalayan, a scrappy middleweight adventure bike that we've been looking forward to, has officially launched in North America in two colors, Granite (black), and Snow (white). You won't be able to buy one until April, but we have some new details we've been waiting for about the North ...
Over the past few years, Royal Enfield has introduced a handful of new models to bolster its customer base while making an effort to tap into new markets. Though we've been aware of RE's Himalayan for a little while now, the lightweight ADV machine is finally coming to (North) American shores starting in ...
In Himalayan mountaineering, there are three major categories of “firsts”: the first ascent, the first ascent without supplemental oxygen, and the first ascent in ... of the once-insurmountable north face of Switzerland's Eiger—“the last problem of the Alps”—K2, in winter, is the last problem of the Himalayas.
Dehradun, Feb 21 (PTI) Union minister Uma Bharti today said the process for geo-tagging water sources in the Himalayas has been initiated and directions have been issued to identify springs in the region. The Drinking Water and Sanitation minister also said the Centre has sanctioned Rs 27 crore for ...
KATHMANDU: The Special Court on Thursday has convicted Former CEO of Nepal Tourism Board Subas Niraula of graft along with Account Section Head Anil Kumar Das and Entrepreneur Mahendra Khanal. Likewise, the Special Court benched by Chair Baburam Regmi and Justices Dwarika Nath Joshi ...
Dr Jitendra Singh was serving at District Hospital Doti on deputation but he was manhandled on Sunday. Following the incident, Dr Singh, Dr Biwash Parajuli and Dr Raj Kumar Bishwokarma deserted the district because of security reasons. A relative of a woman assaulted Dr Singh accusing him of ...
Dehradun: Web-enabled geo-tagging technology is being used to map and monitor water sources in the Himalayas, the Union minister for drinking water and sanitation Uma Bharti has ... The Union minister also said that natural springs in the Himalayan region were being identified for easier monitoring.
Solar power usually conjures images of vistas of panels pumping out clean power – a green alternative to dirty old coal and gas. But solar has another trick. It can also be small scale and easily deployed in out-of-the-way places – reaching beyond the grasp of conventional grids. But just how remote can ...
There are absolutely no changes in the design of the Himalayan and it continues to look like a completely practical, non-cosmetic tourer from its head to the tail. The tall, aggressive stance of the motorcycle appears purpose-built and ready to take challenges of various terrains. The all-metal body looks raw ...
CHENNAI: Wear cool colours in the summer', you are often told. Designer Diya John of Salt Studio, who will bring her Spring Summer collection — 'Valley of flowers' to the city, will decode that for you. Diya says that it was the snow-capped mountain range of the Western Himalayas that inspired her latest ...
Like many other small valleys in Jammu and Kashmir, Zanskar Valley of Ladakh remains cut off from rest of country by road during winter months due to snowfall and avalanches on way to Zanskar. River Zanskar (a tributary of the Indus) flows from Zanskar to Leh, and during winter months, the river gets ...
The Vapor J1 Sativa vape cartridge produced by Sacramento-based Himalaya comes in a box marked “top shelf,” and although the retail price for the cartridge is relatively reasonable, it's not an idle boast in terms of quality. Himalaya triple-distills California-grown cannabis to create the purest oil possible, ...
First shower after five months long dry season has brought delight in the tea arena in Himalayan foothills and Darjeeling hills. Few more like this in coming fortnight may bless the green beverage sector with bumper high value First Flush crop in the new season after dry winter period zero yield phase.
Step inside the South Asian Grocery on Lorain Avenue and you'll find ingredients like chana dal, chappati flour, gram flour, turmeric, ghee, extra-long grain rice, fresh herbs and other Nepalese food products one is not likely to unearth at the local Giant Eagle. Less than half a mile away on the same street is ...
Genomic (DNA study), phylogenetic (study of evolution) and bio-geographic (study of migration and distribution of species through time) studies have now proved that all citrus species available today came from the south-east foothills of the Himalayas, specifically the eastern area of Assam, northern ...
Citrus trees migrated from the Himalayas to the rest of the world after sudden changes in the climate 6 to 8 million years ago, according to new research. As citrus spread, it changed, eventually bringing sweet orange juice to our kitchen tables. To get a better understanding of where citrus trees came from, ...
A FRENCH mountaineer who was pulled from Pakistan's "killer mountain" in a daring late-night rescue operation has told of her agony at leaving her stricken climbing partner behind. Speaking from hospital, Elisabeth Revol, 37, revealed rescuers urged her to abandon frostbite-ridden companion Tomek ...
Anyone who has ever set foot on an expedition peak in Nepal would have come across Miss Elizabeth Hawley. Dubbed the Miss Marple of the Himalaya—a term she never warmed to—this American journalist lived in Nepal since 1960 and was regarded as the undisputed authority on Himalayan climbing.
Phuket bird conservationist volunteer Rat Puanrak told The Phuket News yesterday, “I found a Himalayan griffon vulture close to Wat Chalong at around 8:20am yesterday (Jan 31). “We took the vulture to a veterinary clinic as it was in a very weak condition. It was dehydrated and had nutrition deficiency.
French climber describes leaving her partner to die in Himalayas ... A French climber has described how she left her stricken companion high in the Himalayas and descended alone, narrowling escaping death herself. ... Ms Revol lost a rope partner in 2009 on Annapurna, another Himalayan mountain.
Now it will open a spin-off, Himalayan Hut (9814 Manchester Road, Rock Hill). Prem Prasai, who is a partner in the business with his brother, chef Dipak Prasai, says that the brothers are just waiting for approval from the county health department. They hope to be open by the weekend, pending the county's ...
On January 26, 2018, a giant of Himalayan mountaineering passed as she lived, quietly, modestly and without fanfare. Although Elizabeth Hawley never braved frostbite on the North Face of Everest or dodged rockfalls on the Abruzzi Slope of K2, her contribution to the world of Himalayan mountaineering ...
BENGALURU: Observing that ridding Bengaluru's storm water drains (SWDs) of sewage is a Himalayan task, the high court on Monday suggested a high-power committee comprising experts/technocratsbe formedto addressthe problem. "Have you gone near a storm water drain? We cannot stand there for ...
GIANT coloured lily pads will form the central attraction at an award-winning Himalayan gardens in North Yorkshire. The lily pads are being created for the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park at Grewelthorpe in the Yorkshire Dales near Masham. The lily pads are being created for the middle lake at the ...
For centuries, the Van Gujjars, a forest-dwelling nomadic tribe in northern India, have migrated into the Himalayas every spring with their beloved water ... to press onward, the risks of being caught in a Himalayan storm while exposed on a bare mountainside had potential consequences too grim to ignore.
Chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) (CPN-UML) party Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, also known as K.P. Oli, (L) shakes hands with the chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, during a news conference in Kathmandu, Nepal December 17, ...
Nepal's hydroelectricity can be a clean, reliable and affordable source of power for energy-starved South Asia if the nations of the region forge a partnership to harness the abundant hydro resources and develop transmission lines and grid interconnections by framing the necessary legal and regulatory ...
United Arab Emirates: Sunita (name changed) of Tanahun district arrived in United Arab Emirates some ten months ago via India after a broker promised her of decent job and lucrative payment. She used the Jamunaha checkpoint of Nepalgunj and reached the Indian capital city of New Delhi and was ...


 

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