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Saturday, August 15, 2020



Himalayan towns in four countries, including India, are facing water insecurity: Study

March 03, 2020 8:01 pm

The study forecasts that while only 3 per cent of the total HKH population lives in larger cities and 8 per cent in smaller towns, at least 50 per cent of the total HKH population will be living in cities by 2050 which will put tremendous pressure on water resources.

New study shows Himalayan towns in four countries facing water insecurity

March 02, 2020 5:45 am

The study shows that interlinkages of water availability, water supply systems, rapid urbanization, and consequent increase in water demand are leading to increasing water insecurity in towns in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

Because It’s There

January 19, 2020 1:54 pm

Hari Dang’s book, published posthumously, rings with his extraordinary love for the Himalayas

A quick weekend travel guide if you are looking to explore Kausani

October 03, 2019 3:10 pm

At the time of independence, Kausani was situated in the Almora district — till about 1997 — after which, it came under the Bageshwar district, where it continues to be.

Himalayan glaciers are melting twice as fast as last century: study

June 20, 2019 8:05 am

The Himalayas has been losing about 8.3 billion tons (7.5 billion metric tons) of ice a year, compared 4.3 billion tons (3.9 billion metric tons) a year between 1975 and 2000, according to the study.

Strong winds delay retrieval of climbers' bodies in India

June 09, 2019 8:07 am

Uttarakhand state Magistrate Vijay Jogdande also said the Indian Mountaineering Foundation could launch a ground expedition to help evacuate the bodies, which have been spotted at an altitude of 5,000 meters (16,404 feet).

A warlord who eats humans to fabulous creatures: The many tales from the Himalayas

May 05, 2019 7:07 am

Himalayan rocks have many stories to tell — from the mangled contours formed out of tectonic pressure to fossilised ammonites that died out with the dinosaurs.

You Are Here

April 07, 2018 12:28 am

If the mountain magic touches you once, you are never the same again. A collector’s item especially for those who have always delighted in the high mountains.

Lesser snow as it gets hotter in the Himalayas: Experts

February 04, 2018 3:18 am

Quoting a study done on the Chandra Basin in the Western Himalayas between 1985 and 2009, experts says increasing temperatures due to climate change have resulted in small glaciers losing up to 70 per cent of their volume.

Armed with 'Himalayan idea', Sonam Wangchuk hopes to bring a paradigm shift in education globally

January 10, 2018 4:20 pm

Rallying for a more contextual and experiential education in the mountains, Wanghcuk on Tuesday called for a need to devise education as per context and hoped that HIAL will break the rigid boxes of conventional thinking


Express Wanderlust: The mountains are calling; head over to Manali

November 28, 2019 3:31 pm

Far away from the traffic, the seasonal pollution and chaotic city life, Manali and its peripheral areas offer you peace and quiet. This winter, experience this hill station like never before. Here's what you can include in your itinerary.