Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

A personal journey to explore the universal

Unrestrained curiosity and an innocuous question to a media mogul took me on a wild journey on the banks of the Ganges at the foot of the Himalayas, in Haridwar, 13 years ago. I was on the verge of a ...
By Shubhrangshu Roy

India  /  Published 20.06.19

Himalayan glaciers melt at double the speed

Ice loss in glaciers across the Himalayas has doubled over the past 20 years compared with the preceding two decades, scientists said on Wednesday, adding fresh evidence for the impact of global warmi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.06.19

Mount Everest jam ‘not sole reason for deaths’

The large number of deaths of climbers on Mount Everest this season is not solely because of the “traffic jam” on the world’s highest peak, the Nepal government claimed on Thursday, citing facto...
By PTI in Kathmandu

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Adventure tourism over ecological concerns

Sir — The Union home ministry recently lifted mountaineering restrictions on 137 Himalayan peaks, including the Kanchenjunga. This has particularly miffed Sikkim, as 12 of the peaks are considered s...
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