Himalaya

DNA : How forest fire is melting Himalayan glaciers?

Himalayan glaciers likely to melt at much faster rate after fire in Uttarakhand forest. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 04, 2016, 00:21 AM IST

Registration for Amarnath Yatra crosses 1 lakh mark

Over one lakh pilgrims from across the country have till now registered for this year's Amarnath yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas beginning from July 2.

Apr 09, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

No merit in Nepal's complaint that it is being 'choked': India

 India sees no merit in Nepal's complaints that it was being "choked" and deprived of essential supplies amid continuing trouble in the Himalayan state over its Constitution which is regarded here as "rigid".

Oct 07, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Quake-hit Nepal to come up with discounts to woo holidayers

As Nepal reopens for tourists after the devastating earthquake in April, the Himalayan nation is now coming up with discounted packages to bring back holidayers.

Jul 05, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Yatra to Badrinath resumes

 Yatra to Badrinath was resumed today after a gap of five days with breached stretches along the highway to the Himalayan temple repaired while 80 pilgrims stranded in Ghanghariya on their way back from the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were rescued by choppers.

Jun 29, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

900 pilgrims evacuated in Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra not suspended, says Rawat

900 persons were on Friday evacuated by choppers from Kedar valley, Hemkund Sahib and Badrinath areas with nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts damaged by first monsoon showers and yatra to the Himalayan shrines severely affected for the second consecutive day.

Jun 27, 2015, 01:19 AM IST

One in four Sherpas involved in accidents: Study

One in four Sherpas are caught with occupational health problems while on their tough job to guide mountaineers up and down the dangerous peaks of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks, according to a new study.

Jun 08, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Rawat asks Swaraj to bat for Uttarakhand's special status

Drawing attention to the limited resources at the disposal of?Himalayan states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday requested Union Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up with the Centre the issue of maintaining the state's special category status which helped it get generous help from the Centre in the past.

May 29, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

66 medical camps to be set up enroute Amarnath yatra

Over five dozen medical camps would be set up by various agencies along the twin routes leading to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas during the annual yatra scheduled to start in July.

May 26, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Five more aftershocks hit Nepal as toll in fresh quake tops 100

 Five aftershocks jolted Nepal today, triggering panic among the people as the death toll in the powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation two days ago climbed to over 100.

May 14, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Bad weather disrupts links with avalanche-hit Nepal village

Bad weather has cut links with a remote village in Nepal where dozens of villagers and trekkers are believed to be buried under an avalanche set off by last month`s devastating earthquake, officials said on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

Nature seems to be against us: Rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Rescue teams toiled in pouring rain on Thursday in the debris left by last week`s devastating earthquake in Nepal, but officials said the chances of finding any more survivors was bleak as the death toll neared 5,500.

Apr 30, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Strong possibility of a major earthquake to hit the Himalayas in 5 yrs: Study

There's a serious possibility of a stronger earthquake to hit the Himalayas in the coming 5 years, suggests a Study.

Apr 29, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Govt launches national disaster helpline 1078

India on Monday launched a national disaster helpline 1078 as it intensified relief and rescue operations in earthquake-hit Nepal by deploying more aircraft and military helicopters which have brought back over 5,400 people from the Himalayan nation.

Apr 28, 2015, 01:28 AM IST

Nepal earthquake: Zee Media exclusive report from Lukla airstrip base

Zee Media reporter Sai Manish reports exclusively from Lukla airstrip base.

Apr 27, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Asian countries search for citizens stranded by Nepal quake

Asian countries were scrambling on Sunday to locate thousands of their nationals stranded in Nepal after a huge earthquake devastated the Himalayan nation, severing communications and transport links. 

Apr 26, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

Proposal send to ADB to fund project to track char dham yatra pilgrims: Govt

Uttarakhand government has sent a proposal to the Asian Development Bank requesting it to fund a project introducing radio frequency identification technology to track pilgrims in case of a crisis on char dham yatra route.

Apr 18, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Himachal Pradesh

The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to get heavy rainfall over the weekend, said the Met Office on Thursday.

Apr 02, 2015, 11:25 AM IST
National Tourism Day: Witness the beauty of incredibly gorgeous India

National Tourism Day: Witness the beauty of incredibly gorgeous India

India is endowed with all forms of landscapes.

Mar 16, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Exiled Tibet leader compares China to North Korea, South Africa

The leader of Tibet's exiled government on Thursday compared China to the regimes of North Korea and apartheid South Africa when it came to Beijing's iron-fisted control over Tibetans.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

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