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104 more peaks to open in Leh to boost tourism

May 27th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) With a special focus on development of adventure tourism in the country, the Indian government has given security clearance for opening an additional 104 peaks ... Read more...

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India to attract more adventure tourists

May 27th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India has stepped up efforts to position itself as an adventure tourism destination and is offering travellers a bouquet of experiences - from mountaineering to ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Government gives impetus to adventure sports

September 27th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal ButtSrinagar, Sep.27 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government is promoting adventure sports in a big way, a step which will lend fillip to the travel, tourism and hospitality industry of ... Read more...

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Woman power rises as Siachen trek enters second phase

October 8th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 8 (IANS) In a first, five women trekkers are among the 37 civilians who will be scaling icy peaks and braving extreme weather to reach the Siachen ... Read more...

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Army launches civilian trek to Siachen, Pakistan protests

October 1st, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): The Indian Army today launched a civilian mountaineering and trekking expedition to the Siachen Glacier for the second year in a row, in spite of vociferous ... Read more...

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Cambridge announces Manmohan Singh Scholarship winners

July 18th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Three academically brilliant people, including an IITian who is a nature photographer and an Indian researcher at a Lahore varsity, have bagged the first Manmohan Singh Scholarships ... Read more...

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Adventure tourism to gain fillip in Kashmir

May 10th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 10 (ANI): A five-member team of International Mountaineering Federation (IMF) in association with the tourism department of Kashmir promotes trekking destinations in the state. The relief and terrain of Kashmir ... Read more...

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