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Gurgaon: Woman injured while paragliding, FIR against adventure sports firm

The FIR registered at Manesar police station stated that the company had signed a contract with the hotel on September 11, and was meant to organise adventure sports, but paragliding was not among the activities that the hotel had approved of.

Paragliding hub soars in Kamshet

The global adventure sport market is estimated to be Rs 5.36 lakh crore. In India, there are no official estimates, but industry insiders claim it is in the region of Rs 1,000 crore.


Manali diaries: Paragliding, skiing and some lazing around

The very artistic, lively, colourful and beautiful Old Manali is a must visit for any ardent traveller.

Visual disability proves no hurdle, 36-year-old takes to the skies

City-based psychologist Divyanshu Ganatra is said to be the first visually challenged person in India to undertake solo paragliding flight

Six months on,no police NOC for paragliders

With a year without flying,paragliding enthusiasts in and around the city have been losing interest,claiming that the sport is on the decline.

4-day paragliding survey at Pavagadh next week

Captain Ravij Thakkar,a city-based ex-Armyman,has organised a four-day survey at Pavagadh to begin paragliding activities in the region.


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From river rafting to scuba diving: You must try these adventure activities this summer

Planning to enjoy some adventure activities this summer? Then you have reached the right place. These places across the country are sure to make your vacation full of fun!

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Daredevils stun spectators in Punjab's Kila Raipur 'ural Olympics'

Ludhiana (Punjab), Feb 12: Every year Ludhiana becomes the destination for hundreds of sports enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness the Kila Raipur Sports Festival or the Rural Olympics. In the 80th edition of the rural Olympics held in Kila Raipur near Ludhiana, children, youngsters and veterans exhibited their courage and skill. The four-day sporting event from February 4-7 saw stuntmen performing daredevil acts like weight lifting with beard, pulling car with teeth, standing on a moving bike, holding ladder in mouth among others. Sportspersons displayed their agility and dexterity in a plethora of other sports like shot-put, weight lifting, paragliding and karate. The sporting event started in 1933 with only wrestling and athletics. Sports lovers from around the world flock to witness the unique sporting event. These games not only promote sportsmanship but also help develop closer people-to-people contact.