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Making adventure sport safe and accessible

Wing Commander (Retd) Amit Chowdhury is presented the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award from President Pranab Mukherjee.

An avid adventurer, mountaineer, parachutist, rock climber, trekker, skydiver, paraglider, paramotoring pilot and skier, retired IAF Wing Commander Amit Chowdhury has been lobbying the Central government to pass legislations on safety norms for adventure activities in India

UK supermarkets ease wonky vegetables rules

British supermarkets have eased their rules to allow farmers to sell imperfectly shaped vegetables and fruits after heavy rains and bad weather badly affected the farming produce.

Valentino: 50 years of couture

Fall-Winter HC black velvet evening dress

Valentino has dominated haute couture, the Italian style, for five decades. And, London honours him with a retrospective of his dresses, coveted by princesses, actresses and socialites.

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.