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Pakistan: University students, volunteers in Margalla Hills clean-up drive

Gulf News 04 Dec 2022
The national park has been quite neglected since it was established in 1980 despite the fact it is the third-largest national park in the world with an area of 17,386 hectares (42,960 acres) under the foothills of the Himalayas, said ZB Mirza. Haphazard construction endangering MHNP’s ecosystem.
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Youth carry out clean up activity at Trail V

The News International 04 Dec 2022
Though, it is the third-largest national park in the world with an area of 17,386 hectares (42,960 acres) under the foothills of Himalaya. In the recent decade, its importance was realized after seeing the impact of unwanted haphazard constructions and movement of vehicles more than its carrying capacity.
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Over 100 university students partake Margalla Hills Trail-5 cleanup

Urdu Point 03 Dec 2022
Though, it is the third-largest national park in the world with an area of 17,386 hectares (42,960 acres) under the foothills of Himalaya. In the recent decade, its importance was realized after seeing the impact of unwanted haphazard constructions and the movement of vehicles more than their carrying capacity.
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The North Face Nuptse jacket is 30 — here's where to find it in B.C.

North Shore News 01 Dec 2022
Thanks to its quality construction, classic winter style and a devoted customer base, the Nuptse is as popular now as it was in the '90s ... Named for a mountain range in the Himalayas, the Nuptse pioneered the “baffle” construction style (individual boxes of down layered between fabric, keeping it snug and secure) ...  . .
photo: WN / Imran Nissar
A view of outside an 11 KMS Railway Tunnel Connecting Banihal Town with Qazigund in South kashmir, the workers on which was completed on Friday 14, October 2011. which goes through PirPanchal mountain range, is the longest tunnel in india.
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60 percent work completed on India’s longest rail tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir

The Times of India 25 Nov 2022
Afcons Infrastructure Ltd has constructed 7.32km of the total tunnel which is nearly sixty per cent of the entire tunnel length. Besides the main tunnel, Afcons has also constructed two adits, twenty cross passages, two bridges, and a station yard among others ... The construction activities were also impacted by huge water ingress.
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Priyanka Gandhi says she is 'Himachal ki Beti', tries to make emotional connect to woo voters

The Times of India 15 Oct 2022
Priyanka said she made Himachal her home by constructing a house at Mashobra near Shimla just to fulfill the last wish of her grandmother late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who wanted to settle here after retirement ... “I constructed my house in Mashobra near Shimla as after retirement my grandmother wanted to settle at Mashobra,” she said.
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DGBR inspects important tunnel projects in Arunachal Pradesh | Mint

Live Mint 30 Sep 2022
Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry on Thursday visited the under construction Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh’s Kameng region bordering China ... The BRO is setting unprecedented standards of pace of tunnel construction in the Himalayas.
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Himalayan Celebrates Himalayan Day to Support Communities Affected by Melting Himalayan Glaciers

The Eastern Herald 07 Sep 2022
We believe in giving back to our source which is the Himalayas and through this collaboration, we intend to do our bit for the local Himalayan farming community at Ladakh by helping them in the construction of a water reservoir.
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Climate change adding layer of vulnerability to fragile Himalayas: Experts

The Telegraph India 23 Jul 2022
Climate change and ill-planned human interventions in the Himalayas have accentuated the vulnerability of the hills to disasters, resulting in a manifold increase in loss of property and human lives, experts say ... We do not even have a credible disaster management system in place for the Himalayas," Thakkar said.
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Climate change is adding a layer of vulnerability to fragile Himalayas: ExpertsThe glaciers are receding ...

Deccan Herald 23 Jul 2022
Climate change and ill-planned human interventions in the Himalayas have accentuated the vulnerability of the hills to disasters, resulting in a manifold increase in loss of property and human lives, experts say ... We do not even have a credible disaster management system in place for the Himalayas," Thakkar said ... Himalayas.
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FINA enters four-year agreement with Myrtha Pools over Pools for All programme

Inside The Games 22 Jun 2022
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has entered a four-year agreement with existing partner Myrtha Pools to provide facilities to selected National Federations as part of the Pools for All programme ... FINA is currently financing and overseeing the construction of a pool in Bhutan's capital Thimphu on the edge of the Himalayas ... .
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Plan may do more harm than good

The Times of India 25 Apr 2022
Going against the NGT judgement of 2017 that banned all constructions, the draft SDP proposes to allow constructions in the core area of Shimla to “cater to housing demand”. It also proposes to allow construction in highly vulnerable sinking zones, if certain conditions like clearance from a geologist, are met ... “The Himalayas are fragile.
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Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel: Distance, connecting places, benefits - all you need to know

One India 24 Apr 2022
New Delhi, Apr 24. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. It is located in the Lower Himalayas, on National Highway 44. Distance and CostThe construction works of the project ... .
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Nepali President: Vision of building community with shared future for mankind and BRI proposed by Xi draw blueprint for global governance and development

People Daily 22 Apr 2022
Nepal supports the joint construction of the BRI and looks forward to accelerating the construction of a Multi-dimensional Connectivity Network across the Himalayas with China, which is an opportunity to bring a new look to the infrastructure of Nepal, according to Bhandari.

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