adventure sports

Can’t wait for ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’: KJo (Movie Snippets)


September 12th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Karan Johar is looking forward to the release of Yash Chopra's "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" and says that after a long time he would get ... Read more...

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Rannvijay Singh challenges school-goers with obstacle race (With Images)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Adventure enthusiast Rannvijay Singh Sangha has launched Rocksport Challenge, an obstacle race for school-going children. He feels the youth has distanced itself from nature, and ... Read more...

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Rock climbing wall inaugurated in Srinagar


September 5th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An artificial rock climbing wall was inaugurated here Wednesday to encourage adventure sports enthusiasts, many of whom visit the state from other parts of the country.State ... Read more...

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Top navigators for National TSD Rally


August 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Some of country's top navigators will be seen in action in the first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by ... Read more...

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Merchant Navy to scriptwriting - Bikram Sandhu explores new avenues


June 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) There are certain things money can't buy - and for Merchant Navy serviceman Bikram Sandhu, this couldn't be more than true.Life at sea was ... Read more...

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Come, ski down Himachal’s grassy slopes (Lifestyle Feature) (With Images)


June 24th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) You don't have to wait for the snow to ski in Himachal Pradesh. The turfed slopes of the picturesque Solang Valley in the western ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

FMSCI launches TSD Rally Championship


June 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) In a move that reflects ground reality, the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) Monday announced the launch of the all new National Time-Speed-Distance ... Read more...

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FMSCI launches TSD Rally Championship


June 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) In a move that reflects ground reality, the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) Monday announced the launch of the all new National Time-Speed-Distance ... 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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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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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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Asin gets adventurous - goes paragliding! (Movie Snippets)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) After getting an unexpected time off from work, Bollywood actress Asin Thottumkal planned to explore her adventurous side and went paragliding in Panchgani, where ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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Dinda and Hopes move to Pune from Delhi


February 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian pacer Ashok Dinda and Australian all-rounder James Hopes will be playing for Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after being traded by Delhi ... Read more...

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Anthony promises aid to Arunachal (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday launched a five-day silver jubilee celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh's statehood, promising all assistance to develop the strategic border state.Addressing a large ... 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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Age is no bar for adventure in Solang Valley


February 11th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 11 (IANS) Winter sport is seen as an adventure for the young. Hemraj Thakur from Old Manali does not. The 55-year-old is out setting a new benchmark blazing ... Read more...

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Adventure Sports takes centre stage in Solang Valley


February 10th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 10 (IANS) On a snow-clad mountain here in Solang Valley, some of India' s best skiers and snowboarders squared off in a battle royale in the Alpine Premier ... Read more...

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Unsold IPL players to be auctioned online


February 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) will facilitate auctioning of unsold players online to the franchises through open trading from Monday."Franchisees which have slots to fill in ... Read more...

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Will clarify to Sahara over IPL rules: BCCI (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it won't bend any rules for Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises but will address the issues ... Read more...

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Sahara’s pull out unfortunate: BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday termed Sahara's pull out from sponsorship and the Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Sahara walks out of BCCI sponsorship and IPL (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Indian cricket board suffered a body blow Saturday as Sahara India pulled the plug from its multi-million dollar sponsorship and also walked out of the ... Read more...

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Make preparations for more tourists in 2012: Omar Abdullah


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) After 12 million tourist arrivals in 2011, Jammu and Kashmir is eyeing a higher number of tourists and pilgrims this year but needs better infrastructure and ... Read more...

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‘Discover Bihar’ roadshow launched


January 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bihar tourism department Friday launched its second edition of the 'Discover Bihar' roadshow in the capital to promote tourism in the state.Exhibiting the culture ... Read more...

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What’s muzzling adventure sports in India? (Feature)


November 10th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Too much paper work, unfriendly business rules and stray but sensational accidents are becoming a hindrance to the growth of adventure sports like bungee jumping ... Read more...

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Silly travellers, check out India first: Purab Kohli


November 9th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Cheap airfares, affordable stay arrangements and attractive packages have been drawing out Indian travellers overseas. But actor Purab Kohli, who features on a new travel ... Read more...

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National institute of mountaineering to be set up


October 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Tuesday cleared a proposal to set up a national institute of mountaineering and allied sports (NIMAS) in Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh at ... Read more...

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Maldives or Uzbekistan - where’s your exotic honeymoon?


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Frolicking in the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives, delving into exotic dishes in Uzbekistan, sipping a Martini in Thailand...if you want the world at your ... Read more...

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Nepal woman cyclist makes it three on the trot


October 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal's intrepid biker Nirjala Tamrakar Wright Saturday scored her third win on the roll in the women's category of the Hercules MTB (mountain biking) Himachal-2011, event ... Read more...

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Himachal opens Lahaul, Spiti waters for rafting


September 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Saturday allowed river rafting in the remote Lahaul and Spiti district to promote adventure sports.The government opened Lahaul and Spiti area for river rafting ... Read more...

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Himalayan cycling expedition begins Sep 30


September 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 100 intrepid cyclists, including foreigners, will pedal through the lofty and rocky terrains of Himachal Pradesh this month in the seventh edition of the ... Read more...

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Four selected for Tenzing Norgay Award


August 12th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The sports ministry Friday selected four from adventure sports for the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu, Mamta Sodha, Dilip Donde and the late ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s Saputara, a getaway among verdant hills (With Images)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Saputara (Gujarat), Aug 1 (IANS) A hill station in Gujarat? It is true. The western coastal state boasts of a pretty little hill station Saputara, or the abode of ... Read more...

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Chandigarh boy wins Kingfisher’s Himalayan expedition


July 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) After eleven adventure-packed days in the dangerous terrains of Himalayas, Arunesh Moudgil from Chandigarh has been declared the winner of Kingfisher Blue Mile - Himalayan ... Read more...

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India to help Sri Lankan army to build capacities


July 1st, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India has agreed to help the Sri Lankan Army in its capacity building by opening up more seats for its officers and men in its ... Read more...

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