Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh
Birdsong helps scientists discover new species in Arunachal Pradesh

Scientists named the new bird species as Zoothera salimalii.

Wanting to become a saint, IIT Madras girl leaves for the Himalayas
Wanting to become a saint, IIT Madras girl leaves for the Himalayas

Vedantam L Prathyusha left behind two notes in which she says she was leaving for the Himalayas to explore more about her spiritual leanings.

Himalayas subsided by 60 cm after Nepal quake
Himalayas subsided by 60 cm after Nepal quake

Using satellite technology, researchers found that the Himalayas subsided by up to 60 cm after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people.

Rupture under Kathmandu may cause major earthquake: Study
Rupture under Kathmandu may cause major earthquake: Study

A new study indicates that another major earthquake could take place within a shorter time-frame than the centuries that might be expected for the Himalayan region.

Precipitation in Himalayas quite high: Study
Precipitation in Himalayas quite high: Study

The snowfall and rain in the Himalayas is about twice as high as commonly assumed, a new research said.

International Mountain Day: Five degree mercury rise in Hindu Kush by 2050, warn experts
International Mountain Day: Five degree mercury rise in Hindu Kush by 2050, warn experts

Temperatures across the Hindu Kush, a mountain range extending west of the Himalayas, will increase by about one to two degrees Celsius, in some places by four to five degrees, in the next 35 years, international researchers said on Friday.

Kalpa: Untouched beauty in the lap of Himachal Pradesh
Kalpa: Untouched beauty in the lap of Himachal Pradesh

Kinnaur Kailash mountain range wrapped in a white sheet of snow, appeared no less than a fairy tale land.

Himalayas were born 47 million years ago: Scientists
Himalayas were born 47 million years ago: Scientists

The team of Australian and US scientists believe the collision occurred 47 million years ago when India and Eurasia initially smashed into each other.

Austrian climber missing in Himalayas: Nepal official

A 27-year-old Austrian climber has been missing for three days in Nepal's Himalayas.

Take this flight to reach closest to the majestic Mount Everest
Take this flight to reach closest to the majestic Mount Everest

In less than 60 minutes of the flight, you can fly close to Mt. Everest, the world's highest peak in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal.

Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas
Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas

A ‘sneezing’ monkey are among more than two hundred new species discovered in Eastern Himalayas.

Rajnath to stay at border outpost in Himalayas overnight

Bad weather on Tuesday forced Rajnath Singh to abandon his helicopter and take a road trip to Dungti, some 200 kms from here on the icy heights of Himalayas, for a night halt at a border outpost, the first by a Union Home Minister.

Fresh batch of 38 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 38 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Another batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Fresh batch of 2,556 pilgrims leave for Amarnath yatra

The fresh batch comprising 2,556 pilgrims on Saturday left from the base camp here to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

Endangered Snow Leopard spotted for the first time in Kumaon Himalayas
Endangered Snow Leopard spotted for the first time in Kumaon Himalayas

The evasive snow leopard, one of the most endangered species on the planet has been spotted in Kumaon Himalayas.

Seventh batch of 2,614 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

The seventh batch comprising 2,614 pilgrims on Tuesday left from Bhagwati Nagarbase camp here to the cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas, a police official said.

NIDM expert blames slipshod planning for Darjeeling landslides

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures coupled with haphazard construction in hilly areas triggered the massive landslide in Darjeeling last week, an expert said on Monday.

Radhika Apte off to Himalayas for trekking
Radhika Apte off to Himalayas for trekking

Actress Radhika Apte, who was seen in ‘Badlapur’ with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Varun Dhawan, has taken time off from the shooting of her upcoming British film ‘Bombairiya’ to visit the Himalayas for trekking.

'Snow clearance required to restore tracks leading to Amarnath yatra'

A major snow clearance operation is required to restore the twin tracks leading to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas ahead of the annual 59-day yatra scheduled to commence next month.