adventure sport

Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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Solang Valley, India’s newest destination for adventure sports(With Image)


February 18th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 18 (IANS) Winter sports is no longer confined to the breathtaking locales of Jammu and Kashmir. Solang Valley in Himachal Pradesh is fast turning into a popular destination ... Read more...

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Coconut trees, the next adventure sport platform?


October 24th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Coconut trees possess great potential as a platform for adventure sports in Goa, a state known primarily for beach tourism, a top adventure sports professional said. Adventure ... Read more...

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IAF’s women skydivers jump to fame


October 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) It was a plummeting debut... the all-woman skydivers team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) announced their arrival with a 8,000-foot parajump from a ... Read more...

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Spain seeks to ride success of “Zindagi Na..” to attract Indians


July 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Spain is seeking to leverage on the sucess of the Bollywood hit "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" to promote the country associated with bull fights ... Read more...

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Efforts on to promote tourism in Bengal: Minister


July 19th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh Monday blamed the erstwhile Left Front government for neglecting the tourism industry and said his government will take steps to ... Read more...

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High adrenaline adventures in Himachal’s rugged trails


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 1 (IANS) From rock-climbing to trudging lofty mountains in the Himalayas, to white-water rafting and parasailing, the mountainous trails of Himachal Pradesh have a lot to offer for ... Read more...

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Pinnacle of triumph - Arunachal women summit Everest


May 24th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 24 (IANS) India's mountainous northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is on top of the world with two tribal women, including a mother of two, summiting the world's highest ... Read more...

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Chandigarh brothers become youngest sea-divers


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Always fascinated by the sea and marine life and inspired by their naval officer father and sky-diver mother, two boys from Chandigarh have become the ... Read more...

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Quadrush 2010 enthralls participants in Ropar


November 28th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ropar (Punjab), Nov.28 (ANI): Quadrush 2010, an adventure sport event, enthralled participants in Punjab's Ropar District over the weekend.The event was held at the Kikar Lodge Resort in which participants used the ... Read more...

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Army officer completes first ‘lethal’ BASE jump in India (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Though trained to intercept enemy communications, jumping off heights for the thrill of it is his passion. Lt. Col. Satyendra Verma of the Indian Army, also an ... Read more...

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Army officer becomes first Indian to BASE jump


October 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) An officer of the Indian Army Friday jumped off a 450-foot tower in the capital, successfully completing India's first BASE jump -- an adventure sport that is ... Read more...

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Tank driving - latest adventure sport in New Zealand


September 17th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): New Zealanders are trying a new adventure sport to get a taste of thrill- Tank driving.'Tanks For Everything'-a 30-minute drive from Christchurch, created by Jonathan Lahy-Neary, is the ... Read more...

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Aqua-Zorbing introduced in Andhra Pradesh


July 19th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 19 (ANI): The adventure sport of aqua-zorbing has been introduced for the first time at a children's park in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.Originating in New Zealand in the twentieth century, ... Read more...

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Actor Shayan Munshi learning scuba diving


June 26th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Shayan Munshi's passion for underwater photography has led him to learn scuba diving. He is now busy learning the adventure sport from an institute in the Andamans. "I ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan On Raavan, Abhishek Bachchan and Mani Ratnam


June 26th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Raavan has been a gruelling experience for you?Why just me? Everyone in the film has gone through an equal amount of hardships to create a ... Read more...

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To parasail or trek across jungles, try Himachal (With Image)


May 12th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 12 (IANS) If you're an adventure freak and want to test your endurance on lofty mountains, Himachal Pradesh is the place to be this summer. From rock-climbing and ... Read more...

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Haryana teacher sets sights on Mt Everest


March 24th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 24 (IANS) For a person who had her first glimpse of a mountain in a poster when she was 18 years old, physical education teacher Mamata Sodah has come a ... Read more...

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Himachal to woo tourists with more treks


September 5th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Aiming to woo adventure sport lovers, the Himachal Pradesh government is organising four-day treks in Kullu, Shimla and Kangra districts of the state from this month. "The department of ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand becomes the rock climber’s dream destination


May 3rd, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, May. 3 (ANI): With rock climbing gaining the stature of the state's top outdoor activity, Uttarakhand is fast becoming the adventure sport enthusiast's dream destination.The Himalayas and the Shivalik ranges ... Read more...

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White water river-rafting becoming popular in Kashmir


July 14th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz Ahmad Pahalgam (Jammu and Kashmir), July 14 (ANI): Beyond the cricket mania, which appears to have overwhelmed almost all sports lovers in the country, river rafting is fast emerging as ... Read more...

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Himachal emerging to be a paradise for para-gliding loving tourists


June 15th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 15 (ANI): Paragliding that is a relatively new aero-sport for many in the country, is steadily popularizing especially in Himachal Pradesh, where it has emerged as ... Read more...

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Motorbike rally thrills sports enthusiasts in Shimla


January 29th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by admin
By Hemant Chauhan Shoghi (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 29 (ANI): Braving shivering cold, young bikers and sports enthusiasts took part in an adventurous motorbike rally in Shimla. Over 25 bikers from across India roared through ... Read more...

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Youth enjoy cycling in Gulmarg


January 22nd, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Gulmarg (J-K), Jan 22 (ANI): Sports like ice hockey, snow rugby, ice-skating, and ice-skiing have been very popular but now snow cycling seems to have caught the fancy of the young generation. The ... Read more...

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