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Nepal plane crash: Black box of Tara Air aircraft recovered by mountain guides

May 31, 2022 10:40 pm

Nepal plane crash: The black box of the Tara plane was recovered from the crash site in Nepal by a team of experienced international and national mounts, The Himalayan Times reported.

On a trek through Uttarakhand, a former diplomat muses on the unprecedented scale of developmental activity in the region

May 23, 2022 7:42 am

Travelling through the vulnerable landscape brings on the sobering realisation that the snows on the Himalayas may not be eternal after all, writes Shyam Saran

Climate change and construction combine to disastrous effect in the Himalayas

September 09, 2021 4:10 pm

Activists say bad urban planning, driven by tourism and urban growth, is exacerbating the impact of the climate crisis.

Increase in snow cover shielding glaciers in Hindukush Karakoram ranges from shrinking: Climate Change Report

February 09, 2021 9:23 pm

While there is ample scientific evidence to confirm the higher glacier retreat in recent decades due to global warming, there is a contrast picture emerging from the Hindukush Himalayas.

How this Himalayan project is taking electricity, sustainability and tourism to remote areas

November 27, 2020 5:14 pm

Social impact enterprise Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) engages travellers to build resilient communities through sustainable tourism

Explained: Why scientists are trying to cultivate asafoetida or heeng in the Indian Himalayas

October 28, 2020 8:43 am

How was the asafoetida (heeng) cultivation project set in motion? In how many years will we know if the experiment has been a success?

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.


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.