China planning new rail link close to Arunachal Pradesh

China will soon start construction of a new railway line in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh, even as another rail link bordering Sikkim is set to become operational next month, enhancing mobility of its military in the remote and strategic Himalayan region.

Himachal voters want green justice

Voters of the remote but picturesque Lahaul and Spiti valleys of Himachal Pradesh want justice for the environment. They say upcoming projects in the state, mainly in the hydropower sector, are not only threatening to displace them but will also affect the ecology.

Sikkim revives dying mountain springs, lakes

Sikkim government has given a fresh lease of life to dying mountain springs and lakes for ensuring water security in the Himalayan region.

Tibet to open up for tourists from abroad

Tibet, which is experiencing a tourist boom, plans to open up to the outside world to attract more visitors from aboard this summer, a top official from the remote Himalayan region said on Wednesday.

Tibet receives record 10 million of tourists this year

The Tibet Autonomous Region has received a record 10 million domestic and foreign tourists this year so far, reflecting a booming tourism industry in the picturesque Himalayan region.

Nepal: 13 killed, 60 missing in glacial lake burst

Nepal`s Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has ordered the authorities to conduct the rescue operation without any delay.

Yeti exists, claim Russian officials

Russian officials at the Kemerovo region claimed that they have found "indisputable evidence" that yetis exist.

Fight against Dalai Lama to be intense: Chinese official

A Chinese official said fight against Dalai Lama is meant to be "lasting, intense and complicated".

Water shortage in Himalayas by 2030: Report

Himalayan river basins will face a massive water depletion within 20 years, claims a report.