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Kedarnath - Badrinath Landslide

Last week, I had been on a trip to Kedarnath & Badrinath(in the Himalayas). On the way from Kedarnath to Badrinath, I had an encounter with landslide and got...

Indian Army men complete tough cycling expedition through Himalayas

Jul 19, 2014    

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Pedalling nearly 700 km across the Himalayas along the India-China border at heights ranging from 9,000 to 19,000 feet while braving sub-zero temperatures, a team of 10 Indian Army personnel Saturday successfully completed a never-before attempted cycling expedition.Defence officers now hope it will earn the team a place in the "Limca Book of Records".Led by Captain Navjot Thakur from the army's Striking Lion Division, Kalimpong, the 10-member team - including a junior commanding officer and eight other soldiers - set out June 30 from Khangjakma (19,209 feet) ...

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