Himalayas: News

14 Jun 2024


Journey through Bhutan's ancient kingdoms

Bhutan, a small country nestled in the Himalayas, is renowned for its deep-rooted traditions, breathtaking landscapes, and ancient fortresses.

12 Jun 2024


Trek through the hidden kingdom of Mustang, Nepal

The Mustang region, nestled in the Himalayas of Nepal, is a hidden gem that offers an unparalleled trekking experience.

30 May 2024


Head over to Darjeeling's enchanting tea garden escapes

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Darjeeling is a haven for tranquility and natural beauty seekers.

18 May 2024

Delhi Police

'TMKOC's Gurucharan Singh returns home after missing for 25 days

Gurucharan Singh, renowned for his portrayal of Roshan Singh Sodhi in the hit TV series Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah, finally returned home on Friday after being missing for nearly a month.

03 May 2024


Have you been to these iconic dzongs in Bhutan

Bhutan, a mystical land cradled by the Himalayas, is celebrated for its iconic dzongs.

16 Apr 2024


Experience the magic of Singapore's night safari

Singapore's night safari offers a unique glimpse into the nocturnal animal kingdom, making it a must-visit for travelers.

05 Apr 2024


Hop on a journey through serenity at Bhutan's hidden gems

Bhutan, a small kingdom nestled in the Himalayas, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs), and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.

22 Oct 2023


5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal; tremors felt in UP, Delhi-NCR

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, at 7:39am on Sunday. The epicenter of the quake was located in the Dhading district.

06 Sep 2023


5 stunning places to visit in Chaukori, Uttarakhand 

Located at an elevation of 2,010 meters above sea level, Chaukori is a beautiful tourist destination in Uttarakhand that offers mesmerizing views of the Panchachuli peaks.

20 Jun 2023

Global Warming

Himalayan glaciers could disappear by 2100 if climate change continues

Scientists have found that ice loss from the world's highest mountains is happening faster due to rising temperatures. By the end of the century, these peaks could lose up to 80% of their volume.

08 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traveling to Sandakphu? Visit these beautiful places

Situated at a height of 3,636 meters above sea level, Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal.

27 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 highest lakes in India that will 'heighten' your excitement

The Himalayas is home to many highest lakes in India that are waiting to be explored.

12 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

Cold wave: North India to witness 'never seen' -4°C temperature

Already under the grip of a cold wave, North India is likely to see the weather worsen next week, with temperatures plummeting to -4 degrees Celsius, the region's lowest ever for January, say experts.

11 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

After Joshimath, houses develop cracks in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh

Amid recent concerns regarding soil subsidence in Uttarakhand's Joshimath, sudden leaks and cracks have started appearing at a few houses in Aligarh's Kanwariganj area in Uttar Pradesh, setting off panic among locals.

08 Jan 2023


Nainital, Uttarkashi also at risk of sinking like Joshimath: Experts

Experts have cautioned that the land sinking incidents in Joshimath, a hilly town in Uttarakhand, are not an isolated occurrence in the Himalayan area, per India Today

08 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Joshimath land-sinking crisis that's keeping Uttarakhand government on tenterhooks

Landslides in Joshimath town of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district have kept the authorities on tenterhooks, with over 600 families contemplating relocation due to cracks in their houses, as well as many roads, caused by land subsidence.

Plea in SC seeks 'national disaster' status for Joshimath crisis  

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court, requesting that the current land sinking occurrences in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, be declared a national disaster and that the afflicted families be compensated.

28 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 top destinations in India for adventure sports

The geographical diversity of India offers a vast array of adventure sports.

31 Jul 2022


6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal, no damage, deaths reported

Nepal was rocked early on Sunday by an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale.

06 May 2022

Char Dham Yatra

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

After a gap of over two years—courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic—the doors (kapat) of the holy temple of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand finally opened for devotees on Friday.

03 May 2022


Char Dham Yatra 2022: COVID-19 testing, opening dates and more

Popularly known as the Land of Gods, Uttarakhand houses several ancient temples and sacred pilgrimages which attract millions of spiritual seekers from across the world.

30 Mar 2022


Top tourist destinations in Gauri Kund (and the various legends)

Gauri Kund serves as the base camp for the trek to Kedarnath Temple, in Uttarakhand, and is also a Hindu pilgrimage site.

30 Jan 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

5 things to do in Tawang

Located amidst the Himalayas in the heart of Arunachal Pradesh at an altitude of 10,000 feet, Tawang is an offbeat travel destination known for its breathtaking views and serenity.

18 Aug 2021


Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum

The Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum on its campus, acting Vice-Chancellor Professor PC Joshi said, adding that the varsity is concerned about the future of the mountain range.

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.

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.

18 Mar 2020

Travel And Tourism

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

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

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.

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.

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

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.