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Expedition to mysterious Roop Kund lake in Gharwal Himalayas

Expedition to mysterious  Roop Kund lake  in Gharwal Himalayas

Bhubaneswar , Oct 01 (UNI) Mission Roop Kund, an expedition to mysterious lake-Roop Kund- situated in Gharwal Himalyas in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, will commenced from here by an eight member team from tomorrow. The team headed by Susanta Das, an Adventure Sports Mentor ,Wildlife enthusiast said the objective of the expedition will be to create awareness to keep Himalayas Green, Clean and to protect the skeletal remains undisturbed for the future generation. The team comprising five boys and three girls will start their journey from here tomorrow by train to Haldwani and from there the team would go on an adventure trek to Rook Kund. Roop Kund is a glacial lake situated at an altitude of 16,000 feet and is famous for human skeletal remains whose origin is still unknown. The expedition is being organised by Nature and Wildlife Conservation Society of Odisha (NWCSO) and Odisha Sport Climbing Association (OSCA) in a joint venture as a part of the celebration of the Wildlife Week being observed from October 4 to 11 next. UNI BD-DP KK

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Vero Nunes elected Goa Table Tennis Association President

23 Sep 2018 | 11:18 PM

Panaji, Sep 23 (UNI) Vero Nunes was unanimously elected President of Goa Table Tennis Association (GTTA) at the Annual General Body meeting held on Sunday at Bambolim Beach Resort near the city.

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Sunil Gavaskar impressed with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy acumen

Sunil Gavaskar impressed with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy acumen

23 Sep 2018 | 10:13 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) Rohit Sharma, India’s skipper for the Asia Cup 2018, has been lauded
for his captaincy by former India opening batsman and captain Sunil Gavaskar.

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Third round delivers competitive series in Women’s World Twenty20

Third round delivers competitive series in Women’s World Twenty20

23 Sep 2018 | 10:01 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) The latest two series in the third round of the ICC Women’s
Championship delivered closely-fought games and propelled West Indies out of
the bottom half of the table as the teams test their competitive edge with the ICC
Women’s World Twenty20 2018 less than 50 days away.

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Mithali Raj, Marizanne Kapp move into top three

Mithali Raj, Marizanne Kapp move into top three

23 Sep 2018 | 9:53 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) There was a lot of movement in the ranking tables at the end
of the Sri Lanka v India and Windies v South Africa one-day international series.

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Asia Cup  : India restrict Pakistan to 237 in Super Four Match

Asia Cup : India restrict Pakistan to 237 in Super Four Match

23 Sep 2018 | 9:31 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) Shoaib Malik (78) and his captain Sarfraz Ahmed (44), added 107 runs for the fourth wicket which helped Pakistan to score 237 for seven in the Super Eight match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament against India on Sunday.

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