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HIMALAYAS NEWS

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.

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.

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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.