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Vin·dhya Range

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A chain of hills in central India extending east-northeast for about 965 km (600 mi) and rising to approximately 915 m (3,000 ft).

Vindhya Range

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Vindhya Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in central India: separates the Ganges basin from the Deccan, marking the limits of northern and peninsular India. Greatest height: 1113 m (3651 ft)
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Thereafter, it moved further East towards the Ken River, along the Northern fringes of the Vindhyas.
They forget that even their grand fight against Indira Gandhi's emergency stopped at the Vindhyas and she remained invincible in the south.
Otherwise, why would we get a new list of 774 men and women - whom the Academy invited last Wednesday to join it's Oscar voting club of a whopping 8000-plus members now - that has some really glaring omissions from the south of the Vindhyas in India?
Tenders are invited for Annaul/Afloat Repair Of H B Vindhyas
Geographically, the south of the Vindhyas is inadequately represented in the Cabinet.
Though this romance may still be a southern phenomenon, brandy is no longer viewed as a glorified cough syrup on either side of the Vindhyas.
With its 48 FM channels across the country, two daily newspapers, five magazines, an IPL franchise (SunRisers Hyderabad) and the airline, SpiceJet, it was one of the fastest-growing business groups south of the Vindhyas.
The laws of Manu, written two-thousand years ago, beseeched all Aryans--the "noble" ones--to stay in the exalted land between the Himalayas and the Vindhyas, and deemed those who live farther south mleccha, barbarians.
and children with powers of transformation: a werewolf from the Nilgiri Hills, and from the great watershed of the Vindhyas, a boy who could increase or reduce his size at will, and had already (mischievously) been the cause of wild panic and rumours of the return of Giants .
The quaint Mirzapur Be camera-ready at this picturesque city What: A town in the middle of the Vindhyas, it is picturesque, unknown and packs in three rivers, four forts, hills and waterfalls, and the carpet weaving heritage.
Migrants walked and rode down the Hindu Kush; they traveled from town to town, across Punjab, down the Ganga basin, into Bengal, down the Indus into Sind and Gujarat, across the Vindhyas, into the Deccan, and down the coast.
Both these hillocks in the Kaimura Vindhyas are dotted with rock paintings in red and white (possibly of the mesolithic period).