Articles about Himalayas
29 Dec 2020
Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 3.6 degree Celsius
Delhi reeled under a cold wave on Tuesday as icy winds sweeping through the city brought the minimum temperature down to 3.6 degree Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
19 Dec 2020
At 3.9 degree Celsius, Delhi records season's lowest minimum temperature
Icy cold conditions prevailed in the national capital this morning, as the minimum temperature dipped to 3.9 degree Celsius, the lowest this season so far.
26 Oct 2020
After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray
During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.
25 Oct 2020
Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds
An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.
24 Oct 2020
Don't want India-China military standoff in Ladakh to escalate: US
Ahead of the crucial India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, senior officials of the Trump administration said the United States is closely watching the India-China military standoff in Ladakh, adding they do not want the situation to escalate.
19 Oct 2020
Biden soft on China, bad for India: Trump Jr.
Donald Trump Jr., the son of US President Donald Trump, thinks Democratic challenger Joe Biden will be soft toward China and effectively, not good for India.
10 Oct 2020
60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions
China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers on India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.
25 Sep 2020
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher
For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.
18 Aug 2020
Spanish-mountaineer names peak after former Uttarkashi DM for saving him
Ashish Chauhan, former District Magistrate of Uttarkashi, will soon have a peak in Spain named after him, all thanks to something he did way back in 2018.
08 Aug 2020
Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn
Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.
28 Jul 2020
Bihar floods: Heavy rainfall predicted till August 1, relief unlikely
The Patna Meteorological Centre has predicted heavy rainfall till August 1 in Bihar, confirming that the state won't get relief from the floods anytime soon.
02 Jul 2020
While LAC simmers with tensions, LoC being watched too
Already engaged with an eyeball-to-eyeball conflict with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian armed forces have not lost sight of the Line of Control (LoC) from where Pakistan regularly launches attacks.
08 Apr 2020
On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'
Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".
18 Mar 2020
Rishikesh: Things to do in the adventure capital of India
Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh has no dearth of both spiritual centers and adventure sports.
17 Feb 2020
Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget
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05 Aug 2019
Planning a trip to Bhutan? Note these five things
Nestled in the Himalayas, the scenic kingdom of Bhutan is a tiny hub of history, culture, and spellbinding natural beauty.
09 Jun 2019
Watch: Soldiers need hammer to break open eggs at Siachen
"Siachen me hamare jawan ladh rahe hai" might have been misused to support many a straw man argument, but it trivializes the harsh lives of Indian Army soldiers at the Siachen glacier.
02 May 2019
Not Yeti but a bear: Nepal dismisses Indian Army's claims
With a lot of pride, earlier this week the Indian Army declared that its expedition team sighted footprints of a Yeti in the icy heights of Himalayas. With its tweet, the Army brought back conversations to the mythical ape-like creature.
30 Apr 2019
Indian Army says expedition team saw 'Yeti' footprints, shares evidence
On Monday, Indian Army tweeted an expedition team came across footprints of Yeti, a mythical apelike beast, in the icy heights of Himalayas and also shared pictures for proof.
20 Dec 2018
Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest
US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.
12 Nov 2018
China's Himalayas are source of a first-class $300 bottle wine
A $300 bottle of wine sold in the US and Europe is made in the unlikeliest of places: at the foot of the Himalayas in China, where farmers sing traditional songs while picking grapes.
24 Oct 2018
Himalayan Viagra, costlier than gold, is in danger
Nicknamed 'Himalayan Viagra', an expensive caterpillar fungus, which is more valuable than gold, is becoming harder to find due to climate change, say researchers.
23 Oct 2018
Sachin Tendulkar goes to Bhutan, plays cricket in mountains!
Former Indian legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar picked up the bat once again and played cricket.
08 Aug 2018
2.74L pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine till date
As many as 2.74 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas till date this year, an official said.
11 Jun 2018
First batch of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra with 60 pilgrims flagged-off
The first batch of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra-2018 was flagged off today in Delhi by Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh.
03 Aug 2017
Global warming: Are we ignoring farmers in the Himalayas?
Climate change has been manifesting itself through many ways including changing weather patterns.
27 Apr 2017
Missing Taiwanese trekker found alive after 47 days in Himalayas
Liang Sheng Yuehm, a 21-year-old Taiwanese trekker has been rescued, 47 days after he and his girlfriend went missing in the Himalayas.