• Tag results for Himalayas

Get ready to make the rainy weekends cheery

This weekend try reading these three books on travel, adventure and more and make the most of lazy Monsoon days.

published on : 28th August 2018

Fresh batch of 233 pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath cave shrine

Till last evening, a total of 2,78,072 pilgrims had paid their obeisance at the cave shrine.

published on : 12th August 2018

Documentary explores lesser-known destinations in India in 12 episodes

Search for the term ‘Incredible India’ on the internet and one will get a number of results showing well-known tourist destinations in the country. I

published on : 23rd July 2018

Punjab: Moraine-dam lakes raise flash flood fears 

Big rise in number of such lakes due to fast melting glaciers has caused concerns of glacial lake outburst flood .

published on : 9th June 2018

Riding on their passion, all the way to the Himalayas 

Teenagers Anfy Maria Baby and Anagha T M will take a bullet ride to the Himalayas, to spread the message of women empowerment.

published on : 5th April 2018

Mountains calling? Go only if you are fit enough

The fitness level of participants is often overlooked by trek organisers before setting out in trying environments.

published on : 16th March 2018

Fighting climate change: How a 'crazy' engineer solved Ladakh's water crisis

In 1986, Norphel took inspiration from his childhood observations and made a breakthrough by devising the first artificial glacier in picturesque Leh.

published on : 11th March 2018

Nepal's marathon monks trade robes for running shoes

Life is tough in Sindhukot village, which lies just 80 kilometres from Kathmandu but like many rural communities in impoverished Nepal feels totally cut off from the rest of the world.

published on : 5th March 2018

Chennai: ‘Chitlapakkam’s Himalayas’ to crumble, finally

Biomining of the Chitlapakkam dumpyard is expected to begin in a few weeks, with a `20-lakh tender being awarded on February 21 to a private company.

published on : 28th February 2018

Significant climatic change in Himalayas since 2000: DRDO’s Snow & Avalanche Study Establishment

The study by scientists from Chandigarh-based SASE found that that amount of snowfall has decreased whereas rainfall has increased in the last 25 years in the Himalayan region.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Drying springs in the Himalayan region raise water alarm

A government report has found that nearly 60 per cent of Himalayan low water springs have dried up, have reached critical levels or have become seasonal.

published on : 12th February 2018

French climber found alive in Pakistan's 'killer mountain' at minus 60 degrees Celsius

The Pakistani military choppers started an operation to rescue two stranded Europea climbers, Elisabeth Revol of France and Tomasz Mackiewicz of Poland, trying to reach the Nanga Parbat mountain.

published on : 28th January 2018

Why Himalayas are hit by bigger earthquakes found

Earthquakes hitting densely populated mountainous regions, such as the Himalaya, are bigger in magnitude because of a fast tectonic-plate collision.

published on : 5th December 2017

Post-Doklam, MHA push for strategic roads to connect passes along Himalayas

The Union Home Ministry is finalising a proposal for construction of 100 ITBP Priority Roads in the next 10 year to connect over a 100 passes along the Himalayas.

published on : 5th November 2017

Climate change has enormous implications in The Himalayas: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Climate change has "enormous" geopolitical implications in the Himalayas, particularly in the region between India and Pakistan, says Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.

published on : 2nd November 2017