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Himalayan Tsunami 

Almost 10,000 soldiers have been deployed as part of a massive rescue mission after tourists and pilgrims were left stranded when monsoon rains hit the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. While more than 22,400 have been rescued so far, 62,000 people are still stranded in the area, the Home Ministry confirmed.Overflowing rivers and landslides have destroyed houses, buildings, bridges and small roads that lead to pilgrimage towns. There has been four-and-a-half times the amount of monsoon rain than is usually expected.

Uttarakhand is known as the ‘Land of the Gods’, with Hindu shrines built high in the mountains. The area attracts thousands of pilgrims each year.The Kedarnath Temple area is reportedly the worst hit. 

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Amer Fort or Amber fort is located in Amer 11 kilometres from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It was built by Raja Man Singh. A Beautifully decorated door Made up of wood and marble. 

Amer Fort or Amber fort is located in Amer 11 kilometres from Jaipur, Rajasthan state, India. It was built by Raja Man Singh. A Beautifully decorated door Made up of wood and marble. 

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Hathigaon Elephant Village (by RMA Rahul Mehrotra)

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Just Say No 

Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik encourages to quit smoking on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

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People of India (by Marie-Sophie Leturcq)

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11 months ago

Swimming Elephants by Claudia Legge

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Chungtang, India

Chungtang, India

Raja Rani (by Pallavi Sen)

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Night at Jaisalmer (by Al BT)

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Night at Jaisalmer (by Al BT)

The word mandala, which can be loosely translated to mean “circle,” comes from the Indian language of Sanskrit.

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