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World's highest mountain: In race for tallest, this mountain is Mountain Everest's closest rival

DNA India 18 Mar 2023
Mount Everest is the stuff of legends today and continues to grow at 4 mm or around 0.16 inches per year ... The Himalayas gradually rose from the ocean floor to an elevation of 5,000 metres by 15-17 million years from today ... Its closest rival is Nanga Parbat, located in the Himalayas of Pakistan.

US Arrests Chinese Billionaire in Alleged Massive Fraud Scheme

Beijing News 16 Mar 2023
The indictment accused Kwok of lying to his online followers and promising outsized profits in return for investing in four ventures known as GTV Media Group, Himalaya Farm Alliance, G.CLUBS and the Himalaya Exchange. "The indictment today alleges the defendants were behind an ...

Is India-China infrastructure race damaging Himalayas?

Yahoo Daily News 13 Mar 2023
But scientists say there is a bigger disturbing picture unfolding in the Himalayas ... Experts say the risk of natural disasters is equally high on the Chinese side of the Himalayas ... "But what we see today in the Himalayas is rising risks of hazards, growing exposure to such hazards, and as a result increasing vulnerability in the region.

Colorado author Scott Graham visits The Bookworm Tuesday

Vail Daily 12 Mar 2023
“I ventured farther afield with my wife when I grew older, backpacking and mountaineering in the Andes, Himalayas and Canadian Rockies. My love of the outdoors continues today, with whitewater rafting and backcountry skiing among my current favored pursuits.” ... Desert today.”.

Srinagar-Jammu Highway Reopens Partially After 38 Hrs

Kashmir Observer 23 Feb 2023
Kashmir Highway . File Photo. 5 bodies stuck along highway transported by Volunteers, food served to stranded people. Officials; Highway to remain shut for Feb 24, Mar 03, 10 for undertaking repairs. Traffic Advisory ... However, the bodies were transported by Volunteers of (NGO Banihal Volunteers and Himalaya QRT Ramsoo) today afternoon ... .

Spell It: Meet the Indian eco-warrior women behind the first forest protest

Gulf News 02 Feb 2023
But long before any of them came into the picture, a small group of women in a village in the Himalayas were protesting for the environment. Click start to play today’s Spell It, where you can find these ‘unsung’ heroes of climate change. High up in the Indian Himalayas, on the slopes of Hemwalghati, lies Reni village.

Climate fast activist Sonam Wangchuk’s call reaches Dharamshala

Hindustan Times 30 Jan 2023
Climate Fast activist Sonam Wangchuk’s call to action was responded to by a group of volunteers in Dharamshala today. As the five-day Climate Fast comes to end today in Ladakh, volunteers in many parts of the Himalayas responded by calling Sonam Wangchuk’s fasting “inspirational and pathbreaking”.

Review: Himalaya: Exploring the Roof of the World by John Keay

Hindustan Times 26 Jan 2023
John Keay, a correspondent in Kashmir in the 1960s, has written extensively on the Himalayas and on exploration ... While I can understand why European authors writing a century or two ago would employ these descriptors, Keay using them today is infinitely more confounding than he makes the Himalaya to be ... Occasionally, Himalaya does get interesting.

Are we in a new Cold War?

Vox 24 Jan 2023
There’s a major difference between today and half a century ago — Moscow looks far weaker than the former empire of Stalin and Brezhnev ... The ideological distinction today is authoritarianism versus democracy ... Today, when the Chinese and the Indians have a conflict in the Himalayas, the Russians can just say, We’re sorry, but that’s your business.

Nepal PM Dahal called emergency meeting on plane crash: What we know so far

Live Mint 16 Jan 2023
... the wreckage on the edge of the cliff and in the ravine below. 7) Officials suspended the search for the four missing people overnight and planned to resume looking today, Monday.8) Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular hiking trail in the Himalayas.

Nepal mourns after plane crash kills at least 68

Brattleboro Reformer 16 Jan 2023
Two more bodies have been found Monday morning ... “I saw that and I was shocked I thought that today everything will be finished here after it crashes, I will also be dead,” said Diwas Bohora ... “I was scared ... Subscribe today ... Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular hiking trail in the Himalayas ... Try one month for free or subscribe today.

Two Residential Houses, Hotel Damaged In Fire Incidents

Kashmir Observer 07 Jan 2023
Cause of fire was not however immediately known ... Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that fire broke out in Himalaya Resort in Kullan village today morning ... .

Uttarakhand's Joshimath ‘gradually sinking’? Families evacuated | Top points

Hindustan Times 05 Jan 2023
Panic ensued in Joshimath, a holy town of Uttarakhand ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... 6 ... 7 ... I have had a word with the Municipal Corporation chairman Shailendra Pawar to monitor the condition in the district,” he said earlier today. 8. Joshimath is considered the gateway for many climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centres in the Himalayas ... 9 ... 10 ... ....

Experience unique railways around the world

Independent online (SA) 15 Dec 2022
This locomotive, affectionately known as the “Toy Train,” has been transporting tea and passengers up the steep inclines of the Lower Himalayas since the late 1800s; an engineering feat at the time that still impresses today ... Before unfolding to reveal breathtaking views of terraced tea plantations and the snow-capped Himalayas.

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