Himalayas

Threat of major earthquake over 8.0 magnitude looms over Himalayan arc

Following the gentle tremor in northern India on Friday, it has emerged that the entire Himalayan arc is poised to produce a sequence of great earthquakes over 8.0 magnitude.

published on : 14th February 2021

Uttarakhand glacier disaster highlights pressure on Asia's great rivers, warn global experts

Dozens have been killed and more than 170 others are missing after the accident on the Dhauliganga river, which feeds into the Ganges.

published on : 9th February 2021

Pradeep Sangwan's campaign of clearing plastic waste from Himalayas draws PM Modi's praise

The 35-year-old who hails from Gurgaon is a mountaineer based in Himachal Pradesh and he established 'Healing Himalayas Foundation' four years ago.

published on : 27th December 2020

Gangotri glacier receded 63 meters in last 360 years: Study

The report also warns that Gangotri might face accelerated recession at an unprecedented rate than ever experienced in the past 447 years.

published on : 15th November 2020

India's light utility helicopter completes hot and high altitude trials in Himalayas

The Army version of LUH is now ready for Initial Operational Clearance, said HAL CMD, R Madhavan.

published on : 9th September 2020

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