Jharkhand  /  Published 12.11.19

Winter trip to Himalayan height

Adventure enthusiasts can look forward to feel the Himalayan chill this winter.Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) is gearing up to conduct the annual outdoor leadership programme in the Garhwal Hi...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Push for research after bat call study

The study of the ultrasonic call characters of three species of bats in Meghalaya has drawn attention to the need to bat for thorough research into the rich fauna present in the Himalayan foothills.A ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.18

We must be prepared for earthquakes

Its fist is raised, knuckle an inch away from the door. It could stay there and stay and stay. On the other hand... ‘It’ is the mother of all earthquakes. And the ‘door’ is our own central Him...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

In his father’s footsteps to the Himalayas

Mountaineers consider the Hillary Step the last hurdle before they make it to the summit. It is more than 50m from the summit.“Above all I think there is something special about Hillary Step, that i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.08.19

Skeletons throw up Himalayan ancestry puzzle

Scientists have for the first time deduced through genetic evidence that mysterious human skeletons discovered decades ago around the shores of Roopkund lake in Uttarakhand represent distinct populati...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 24.01.20

‘Tibetanization’ of the Himalayas

Familiar are the patterns of India-China disputes over the borders in the Himalayas, as also the perceived threats emanating from troop build-up, infrastructure development and occasional intrusions b...
By Anindya Jyoti Majumdar in


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