Friday, October 21, 2005
Backpacking News in India: 21 October 2005
Srinagar, Oct 21: With Pakistan reportedly getting prepared to make a formal proposal to India on opening of some points along the LoC to facilitate the movement of people in quake ravaged areas, the chairman of a Hurriyat faction, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said the travel modalities shouldnt be complicated and further eased up to make the travel hassle-free.
NEW DELHI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- India dismissed a statement by a Pakistan official that New Delhi rejected its offer for movement across the Line of Control.
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American Expert on the Himalayas of Northern Pakistan
Geology professor at University of Southern Indiana is one of a handful of American experts on the Himalayas. He has spent over 500 days in the region and up to three months at a time in remote mountain villages.
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