The findings can have major implications in terms of earthquake study, prediction and understanding the seismic structure of the mountain chains.
Some plants that originated in the Hengduan mountains were found to be 30 million years old, older than any known Alpine flora.
From our #SummerWithout series | 'Once, I introspected over why one leaves behind urban comforts to trek along these routes in the biting cold. I realise now as I miss out on 2020’s climb that the answer is quite simple: The mountains are addictive, as is journeying through them.'
As water crisis hits Hindu Kush Himalayan region, better planning and management are need of the hour
Cities and towns in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, initially designed for much smaller populations – if designed at all – now have to deal with the inflow of much larger numbers, and that too of people in distress. Managing water sources becomes far more difficult in such circumstances.
India has no system to count its climate migrants but ranks fifth among countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change.
Men are conspicuously absent from the villages and towns on the banks of the Mahakali – the transboundary river that marks the western border of Nepal with India.
Gerard Butler celebrates New Year's Eve in Rishikesh, poses with Dalai Lama during visit to Karnataka
Gerard Butler was photographed during Dalai Lama's keynote speech in Karnataka.
The Amazon rainforest burns every year, but the past few months saw the numbers increase by more than 70 percent.
At the IUCN conference, experts highlight issues of rapidly melting glaciers in the Himalayas, resultant food and water shortages
A recent report on the Hindu Kush Himalayas region found that increasing global warming was decimating its glaciers, and extremes in floods and droughts through much of the upcoming century may destroy the food production base of the region.
Himalayan glaciers have been shrinking since the 1960s, due to rising temperatures and decreasing precipitation.
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Emilia Clarke and Rose Leslie are currently in India for a holiday in the Himalayas. However, it seems Kit Harington has given the holiday a miss.
Amarnath Yatra resumes services after day-long suspension; fresh batch of pilgrims leave from Jammu via Baltal base camp
After remaining suspended on Monday due to law and order reasons, the Amarnath Yatra resumes as pilgrims were allowed to move on Tuesday
Amarnath yatra suspended as precautionary measure after separatists' strike on death anniversary of Burhan Wani
The Amarnath yatra was suspended as a precautionary measure following a strike called by separatists in the Kashmir valley to mark the third death anniversary of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, officials said.
Amarnath Yatra 2019: Pilgrimage kicks off amid tight security; second batch of pilgrims leaves for Pahalgam
Multi-tier security arrangements have been made for the smooth and successful conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.
Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway
Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh on Sunday took stock of security arrangements on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the Amarnath Yatra
The eight climbers were part of a 12-member expedition to the Nanda Devi peak, but four Britons were rescued after breaking away.
While India and Bhutan embark on a new hydropower venture with the Sankosh dam, many issues remain unaddressed, related to the two countries, tribals, wildlife and monetary risk.
International Yoga Day: From soldiers in Siachen to 2 Army Dog Unit, country joins prime minister in exercise
The International Yoga Day is India's gift to the world. A brainchild of Narendra Modi-led dispensation, India pushed for the event on the global platform and as a result, the United Nations recognised it as an international event to be celebrated on 21 June.
Authorities at Corbett tiger reserve have sent notices to 15 websites for fraudulently using its name to accept bookings from people for wildlife tourism and other facilities