Auli is a hill station in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. Auli is one of the lesser known hill stations but has gained popularity of late as a skiing destination in India after Uttarakhand was established as a State in 2000. It is located in the Garwhal Himalayan ranges. Auli stands for the word “Bugyal” which means meadow in the regional language. Legend has it that Guru Shankarachrya visited Auli in during 8th century Ad and built a math at Joshimath, which is still there today and is known as Shankaracharya Tapastali. In the past Auli was a thriving trade center and was frequented by the Bhotia tribe to trade with Tibet for centuries.
This hill station is away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and is covered by the thick oak and blue pine trees through which one can enjoy the natural beauty of the hill station. It is the only place other than Mussoorie which is counted among the regular tourist destination. Lansdowne tourism offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty and explore the mountain ranges that surround the valley. The best time to visit Lansdowne is from March to October.
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The Allies commander was general later Field Marshal Harold Alexander. He had under him the British eight Army and the United States Fifth Army. There were also troops of The British Indian Army Result. Kesselring had the German 14th army and the tenth army. including 14 panzer corps and 1 parachute corps. He had withdrawn to North Italy and was holding a line called the Gothic line. The Allies hoped to breach this line and throw the Germans back.
Cyprus holidays – Cyprus is the number 2 holiday destination for us Brits. On average, 400,000 of us search for Cyprus holidays online every month. Yes! Every Month! No wonder I’ve been to Cyprus twice myself. In Cyprus, most popular spots are Limassol and Paphos – Paphos is full of ancient sites as old as 4th century BC, lies in the southwest of Cyprus and is a world heritage site by UNESCO. Limassol is the capital of southern Cyprus and is a popular shopping destination.
Lance Naik Karam Singh and his company were surrounded by enemy fire and it was impossible for them to break out. He crawled from one place to another motivating his troops to keep fighting. Whenever he saw that enemies were coming closer he would push them back with grenades. He was wounded twice but he refused to leave the post and kept fighting. The fifth attack by the enemy was very strong. Two intruders came very close to his post and it was impossible for him to take them out without accidentally hitting his own troops. So he jumped out of his position and killed those intruders in a hand-to-hand combat. This fearless act by Lance Naik Karam Singh completely demoralized the enemy forces and they pulled back the attack.
Furthermore, it needs to be noted that India uses the NSV and the M-2. One is the machine gun that replaced the DShK, and the other is the classic gun the DShK was built to match.