IMF proposes opening 405 new peaks to boost mountaineering, tourism

The Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) has proposed the opening of 405 new peaks in the Himalayan area to the government to boost tourism opportunities and promote mountaineering, the tourism ministry said on Wednesday. This was conveyed to Union Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel during a review meeting with nodal institutions of mountaineering and adventure […]

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ITBP mountaineers climb 22,222 ft high Leo Pargil peak

Mountaineers of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) successfully climbed the Leo Pargil peak (22,222 Ft) in Himachal Pradesh. A total of 12 members of the 16-member ITBP team from Sector Headquarters ITBP Shimla finished the journey on August 31 to record the first such ascent amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This snow covered difficult peak is located […]

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Flights between Shimla, Kullu-Manali, Dharamshala and Chandigarh from June 9

A spokesperson of the Himachal Pradesh Govt. informed today that IIC Technologies Limited (Air Himalaya) with their air operator permit will commence flights between Shimla, Kullu – Manali Dharamshala and Chandigarh from June 9. Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma will flag off the flight from Shimla on 9th June 2016. Spokesperson said that the company […]

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Delhi – Leh Bus Service Starts for 2016

Himachal Road Transport Corporation has begun its Delhi – Leh Bus Service for 2016 from Today. Ticket for the HRTC Bus from Delhi to Leh is priced at fairly affordable Rs 1353 per person and is about as cheap as it gets. HRTC Delhi – Leh Bus starts its 1200+ kms long journey from Delhi […]

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Mughal Road connecting Kashmir valley reopened

The Historic Mughal Road reopened for the movement of Light Motor Vehicles after remaining closed for over three months while the national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley remained closed. Tourists are happy and residents of Kashmir Valley felt relieved after the historical road was made operational for vehicular traffic.   Local Administration earlier attempted […]

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ICONIC VESPA TURNS 70 TODAY

When you think of Italy, you probably picture a Vespa, and the VESPA turns 70 today. To celebrate, we look back at its history. Today marks the birthday of the world’s most famous and best-selling scooter. Since the first ever Vespa was made 65 years ago more than 17 million vehicles have been sold world-wide – […]

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Odd-Even May Disrupt Your Journey to Ladakh

If you are planning to visit Ladakh or Lahaul- Spiti on your Bike or SUV to beat the heat, Kindly read this. The odd-even rationing scheme might halt your journey. The frequent traffic jams at Rohtang on the Manali-Leh highway have forced the district administration to implement the ‘odd and even’ system to commute from Manali to the tribal district […]

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SJOBA Sub-Himalayan Open Rally all set to hit road

Chandigarh: The 29th edition of the SJOBA (St. John’s Old Boys Association) Sub-Himalyan Open Rally, a FMSCI recognised motorsport event will be bigger and tougher this year. This is one of the oldest and the most exciting three- day motorsport rally which is set to take off on May 7. The event has two major […]

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