Himalayas

Kangana Ranaut’s plush bungalow in Manali costs Rs 30 crores - Deets inside

Kangana Ranaut’s plush bungalow in Manali costs Rs 30 crores - Deets inside

Ranaut spent over Rs 20 crores to design the property which also has a dining room, a fireplace, a gymnasium and a separate yoga room.

Jan 12, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
Amarnath not being declared a silent zone, NGT clarifies

Amarnath not being declared a silent zone, NGT clarifies

NGT clarified that it had only said that any devotee or any individual should maintain silence while standing in front of the "Amarnath Ji Maha Shivling".

Dec 14, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
J&K's Pir Panjal Range receives heavy snowfall, roads closed | Watch

J&K's Pir Panjal Range receives heavy snowfall, roads closed | Watch

It's snow time in Kashmir. 

Nov 18, 2017, 08:32 AM IST

2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST

Bhutan protests to China over border road dispute

Bhutan's ambassador to New Delhi, Vetsop Namgyel, said his government had called on China's People's Liberation Army to stop building the road in the district of Sikkim at a point where the Bhutan, Indian and Chinese borders meet.

Jun 29, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
Militants planning to target Amarnath yatra: Intel reports

Militants planning to target Amarnath yatra: Intel reports

Replying to questions on security, the Special DG said, "All security arrangements have been made in view of the threat perception."

Jun 27, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

30,000 paramilitary to guard Amarnath yatra routes

he security personnel will be deployed along the two routes during the pilgrimage to the high-altitude shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.
 

Jun 13, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
Himalayan sediments made 2004 tsunami more severe: Study

Himalayan sediments made 2004 tsunami more severe: Study

The research team sampled sediment and rocks from the tectonic plate that feeds the Sumatra subduction zone for the first time.

May 28, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
These amazing hills bring you close to nature

These amazing hills bring you close to nature

Located in one of the remotest areas of Himachal Pradesh, Chitkul lies in Kinnaur district at a height of 11,320 feet above sea level.

May 25, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Himalayan hard rocks may affect millions, elevate flood risk

Himalayan hard rocks may affect millions, elevate flood risk

The findings could help researchers improve flood risk maps for the Ganga Plain, a low-lying region covering parts of India, Nepal and Pakistan - one of Earth's most densely populated areas.

Apr 27, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
India vs Australia: Picturesque Dharamsala floors Aussies; visitors take first team PHOTO of the tour

India vs Australia: Picturesque Dharamsala floors Aussies; visitors take first team PHOTO of the tour

The venue will witness one of the most intense rivalries in world cricket when the two teams slug out in a five-day Test match, starting Saturday.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

Days ahead of the Test, reports emerged that the HPCA Stadium pitch has a smattering of grass, akin to those in England. But, the true nature of the pitch will only be known in the morning of Day 1.

Mar 23, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
Ganga – This VIDEO of the divine river will make your jaw drop! WATCH

Ganga – This VIDEO of the divine river will make your jaw drop! WATCH

Here’s a video featuring the incredibly gorgeous journey of the river Ganga.

Mar 16, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
Shravan 2017: The place where Lord Shiva and Parvati got married

Shravan 2017: The place where Lord Shiva and Parvati got married

Located in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand at the confluence of the Mandakini and Songanga rivers, the Triyuginarayan Temple is one of the holiest places of worship in India. 

Feb 21, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Himalayan glaciers retreating, but no abnormal trend documented, says govt

Himalayan glaciers retreating, but no abnormal trend documented, says govt

The glaciers in the eastern and central Himalayas are retreating "continuously", while some in the western part of the mountain range are reportedly advancing.

Feb 08, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
Kullu celebrates Holi for 40 days to preserve 400-year-old tradition

Kullu celebrates Holi for 40 days to preserve 400-year-old tradition

The pre-Holi festival of Basant begins in Kullu with the procession of the palanquin of Local deity Raghunath. This is a festival to preserve over 400-year-old tradition.

Feb 03, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

'109 glacial lakes formed in Himachal in two years'

Highly fragile moraine-dammed lakes, an increasing phenomenon in the Himalayas, increased from 596 to 705 in barely two years in Himachal Pradesh, raising the spectre of glacial lake outburst floods, warns a state government study.

Oct 08, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Himalayas can be saved only by involving people: Rawat

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said the mission to save the Himalayas can achieve its objective only when people who depend on the mountains for their livelihood are involved in the exercise.

Sep 09, 2016, 20:06 PM IST
Why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm! Here's why

Why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm! Here's why

Find out why Lord Hanuman carries a mountain on his arm!

Aug 30, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

Amarnath yatra registers 1.31 lakh dip in 2016

The annual Amarnath Yatra has witnessed a drastic fall of 1.31 lakh pilgrims this year even as over 2.20 lakh devotees have paid obeisance at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Aug 17, 2016, 22:20 PM IST