ITBP has commissioned its first two women officers in combat after they completed their training in Mussoorie. Officers Prakriti and Diksha will be posted as company commanders in ITBP battalions.
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The Jungfraujoch is well-known for its spectacular view, drawing around a million visitors every year. At an altitude of 3454 meters, Jungfraujoch is Europe's highest railway station. Its construction was a pioneering technical achievement, carved by countless workers directly out of the rock of the Swiss Alps. In 1912, following some 16 years of construction, the 9.3-kilometer-long railway line was opened. Today it’s a popular destination for mountain-loving romantics, drawing in more than a million visitors a year. Euromaxx reporter Hendrik Welling went to the Jungfraujoch to marvel at this incredible achievement of engineering and experience the Swiss life. See how they get up there!
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Bobsleds shoot down St. Moritz’s natural-ice track at speeds up to 140 kilometers per hour. Bobsled is a team winter sport that involves making timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sleigh. It’s one of a kind worldwide. The first bobsleds were built in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in the late 19th century by wealthy tourists from Victorian Britain who were staying at the Palace Hotel owned by Caspar Badrutt.
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The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held the fifth global wine tourism conference in Portugal. Food and wine may be the solution to increased numbers of visitors, even in a pandemic year.
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The case is the first of 15 lawsuits filed by plaintiffs from Austria and Germany, accusing the authorities of not responding quickly enough to COVID-19 outbreaks in Ischgl and other resorts in the province of Tyrol.
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Schnitzel is eaten all around the world and prepared differently in every locality. But what makes for a genuine Wiener schnitzel? Our series "Food Secrets" delves into the secrets of the one and only Wiener Schnitzel. There are schnitzels…and then there’s the genuine Wiener Schnitzel! Find out what makes this dish stand out from the crowd!
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Opposing views were voiced this week in Austria regarding the refugee crisis. Chancellor Kurz made it clear that he is against accepting additional Afghans whereas president Van der Bellen says "It's the EU's responsibility to provide shelter".
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