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Nepal to introduce new visa regime


August 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Nepal is set to introduce a new visa regime in an attempt to discourage foreign criminals from using Nepal as a transit point to sneak into ... Read more...

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Nepal to ban independent trekking


August 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Katmandu, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been reports in the grapevine that the Nepalese government is going to ban people who are trekking alone in any part of the country. The ... Read more...

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Assam mountaineer set to scale Mount Everest


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) A mountaineer from Assam will be trying to scale the highest peak in the world - Mount Everest.The mountaineer, Pranay Bordoloi, will join a 12-member international ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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Cracked ice runway strands Prince Harry in Arctic


April 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Prince Harry has been left trapped in the Arctic while on an expedition with four disabled servicemen due to cracks formed in an ice runway.The Prince is likely ... Read more...

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Incessant rainfall causes hindrance to Himachal Tourism


September 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurManali (Himachal Pradesh), Sep. 24 (ANI): Incessant rainfall over the past two months has resulted in the decline of tourists visiting Manali, which has left an adverse impact on the ... Read more...

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Illegal arms trade flourishing in popular Nepal tourist area


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 2 (ANI): The central Kathmandu tourist district of Thamel has become a center for illegal trade in guns and small arms.According to the BBC, Kathmandu's police chief said the area ... Read more...

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Kat On A Safari


June 8th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If there was one thing that had the gorgeous Katrina Kaif cherished about her Singapore holiday it was the adventurous Night Safari which involves walking ... Read more...

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Abhinav’s Trek Cut Short


May 4th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Abhinav Shukla, who is seen playing the bad guy Dev in Star One's current show Geet is quite the adventurous guy in real life. Abhinav, who's love ... Read more...

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Jessica Beil now wants to climb Mount Everest


May 4th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) After conquering the highest peak of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, actress Jessica Beil has now set her sights on Mount Everest. "I'm thinking about trekking to Everest base camp. ... Read more...

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Avoid wells in Maoist areas, security forces told


March 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Security forces who have expanded their drive against Maoists in Jharkhand have been told not to drink water from wells because they may have been poisoned, official sources ... Read more...

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Thomas Menino & Michael Flaherty locked in Mayoral battle


November 3rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thomas Menino and Michael Flaherty are locked in a neck-to-neck battle in today’s Boston Mayor Election. Michael Flaherty is looking forward to handing the popular ... Read more...

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Missing Israeli’s father ends search in Himachal


October 19th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) The father of an Israeli-American backpacker, who went missing in Himachal Pradesh's Parbati valley nearly three months ago, has decided to abandon the search for his ... Read more...

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Putin shows off toned torso during outdoor pursuits in Siberia


August 5th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, 56, showed off his toned torso as he indulged in a few outdoor pursuits in southern Siberia.The former head of the KGB ... Read more...

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Visually impaired kids perform adventure sports with ease


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelBarapatthar (Uttarakhand), July 2 (ANI): A group of visually challenged kids amazed everyone with their grit and determination when they performed activities like rock climbing, river crossing and trekking with ... Read more...

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One shot, 50 houses burnt by militants in Assam


May 8th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) A villager was shot at and injured and about 50 houses set ablaze by militants in Assam Friday, officials said. A group of about 10 to 15 heavily armed ... Read more...

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India rejects Pak protest to Siachen trek


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): The Union Government today argued that it does not see how the Siachen trek will have an adverse impact on the dialogue process after it rejected ... Read more...

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Students trek 30 km through dark forest to complain of irregularities


August 14th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Malkangiri (Orissa), Aug 14 (IANS) At least 60 school students, including 25 girls, walked for about 30 km at night through a dense forest in Orissa to complain to the authorities about ... Read more...

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Sikkim promoting adventure tourism in a big way


February 15th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Gangtok, Feb.15 (ANI): Sikkim is fast emerging as a destination for adventure tourism. And, the State governments support to promote it in a big way has ensured employment to many people here. ... Read more...

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The only thing visible at Antarcticas Inaccessibility Pole is Lenins bust


January 5th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, January 5 (ANI): Trekking across a little visited part of Antarctica, a team of explorers has found an imposing bust of revolutionary Bolshevik Vladimir Lenin.The group made it to the ... Read more...

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6-year-old Brit boy ‘youngest ever’ to conquer Wainwright’s 214 peaks


November 14th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
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Visit Sanasar near Jammu for adventure tourism


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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