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Two new species of Gecko, recorded by a group of researchers in Northeast


Women’s Trans – Himalayan Expedition 22 Flagged off

From Western Nepal the trail goes from Jumla and enters Kumaon district in Uttarakhand through Darchula (Nepal).

New Tibet Museum – Reviving the Past

The museum is an essential medium to garner international attention to the political concerns of Tibet.

BBIN-MVA – Drive Seamlessly

Once inked the historically landlocked Nepal and Bhutan will benefit more. Both India and Bangladesh have vast sea routes too.

A GIRLS SCHOOL IN BAMIYAN

Before coming to the school, she couldn’t read or introduce herself in English. Now she wants to become a pilot.

Figures in Snow

In 2018 three Ladakhi artists — Tsering Gurmet Kungyam, Chemet Dorjay, and Stanzin Khangsar — came together to construct a

RESTAURANT FOR VULTURES!

This vulture restaurant is also managed not by any hotelier or food chain company but by the state forest department’s

HIMVEERS CELEBRATE their 60 years of formation

One of the top Central Armed Police Force of India, known as “HIMVEERS”....

‘I am Belmaya’

But one notable film is “I am Belmaya” made by a very young film maker from Pokhra....

50 Thousands Modern Flats in Pyongyang

that a project on such a massive scale...

HIMALAYAN NOMADS

Life in the Himalayas cannot be imagined without large groups of people who move along with their homes.

LIFE OF SHERPAS

Despite the virus, Everest remains ever popular.

Sustainable MOUNTAINS, resilient COMMUNITIES.

In the mountain regions, agriculture is the primary occupation and a major source of livelihood.

THE HIMALAYAN REGION TREE COVERS

The Himalayan region also has a reasonable number of tree cover besides its lush green forest outside the reserve forest

Overnight Well Off – VILLAGES ON BORDERS:

What has added to India’s problem is the fact that the migration of people from remote Arunachal Pradesh villages along

CHIRUS: REVERSE MIGRATION

Tibetan antelopes known as Chiru, famous for shahtoosh wools are traveling again. This time in the winter for mating. They

BHUTAN-Right to Internet in Hermits Kingdom

But like all technology, the revolution has a dark side too.

KIWI AND A WILDLIFE RESEARCHER

Why of all the local fruits a Kiwi which is not even endemic to India let alone Himalayas?

Are women HAPPY IN BHUTAN?

Women manage multiple tasks at home, while also holding office jobs, and are the decision-makers in the family.

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BORDER:

Despite a fierce and bloody confrontation, a year and half ago and continued standoff till date the Indian and Chinese

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

Today a happy Robin is sitting at the dining table in the community kitchen of his farm stay in a

Tibetan Opera in Beijing

Yel Bumen Tibetan Opera Troupe which performed a Tibetan opera piece based on The Epic of King Gesar at Tianqiao

A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM ENTERS OSCARS!

One day out of sheer curiosity, Ugyen asks a local just why the yak is in the classroom. “We start

TOUCH ME NOT – New Flower Discovered in Tibet

“It was startling to witness with the naked eye. The flowers disappeared momentarily in front of you,”...

PALANQUIN AS AMBULANCE

At present, ten palkis are in service and the idea is to ultimately station one palki in each village located

An Ode to Buddhist Monk Philosopher THICH NHAT HANH

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s most influential spiritual leaders and pioneer of the modern mindfulness movement,

Crashed Aircrafts and Bodies Still Laying and Some Recovered

For nearly six decades, the wreckage of close to 400 US transport aircraft who crashed over the....

Himalayas Losing It’s FOREST

By C. K. Nayak At times numbers seem like magic. They have a persuasive power, particularly the use of statistics

HUMP OVER HIMALAYAS

The great Himalayas have a hump too. And pilots from the time of commercial use of aircraft till today avoid

How safe HIMALAYAN SHRINES ARE?

By C. K. Nayak For the first time in its history 12 people lost their lives in a stampede in

INDIA CHINA BORDER CONFLICT GOES ON:

By Vinit Wahi The stand-off between India and China over the decades long international border dispute along the former’s Himalayan

CORONA AND TOURISM

Nearly one and half year long COVID 19 is down though not out.

Iron Man takes social media by Storm

The youth bagged headlines for creating the ‘Iron Man’ suit from stationary and digital waste.

Trout, Mouth-watering Delicacy

By K S Shankar Did you know that the mouth-watering trout fish was introduced in India by the British colonialists,

La Nina brings more cold but less snow to Himalayas

By Asha Ramachandran White Christmas was, till a few decades ago, a major attraction in most hill resorts of North

CHILLI PROBLEM – in Gross National Happiness

The import of green chilies coincided with farmers just starting their chili harvest.

It is Leopard – A Clouded Leopard

It is not a normal leopard which raids areas near its habitat all over India. But a rare, clouded leopard

HAVILDAR NAREN – who escorted Dalai Lama to India dies

Naren took his last breath in his village, Lokra of Sunitpur district in Assam.

MOSUO WOMEN – Extreme Form of Polyandrous Family

There are also never any disputes over who owns custody of the child since the child belongs to the mother’s

Shortage of wood for funerals in DEBABHUMI

But the state which is also known as Debabhumi (land of Gods) is itself facing a crisis for the funeral

HIMALAYAN PLANT MAY TREAT COVID 19

Hot water extracts from the Buransh petals were found to be rich in quinic acid and its derivatives.

WHEN KATE CRIED IN JOY IN HIMALAYAS

She looked at me and said, ‘Tum -’ Titanic Wail Rose...’ Said ‘thank you’. Hearing this, I cried.

UNSEEN MEGHALAYA: Not seen by many

These bridges which often work as lifelines of the local tribals are woven from the root of the big trees

A Mynah’s escape from Afghanistan

She was in tears since she was allowed to board the flight but not her pet on grounds of hygiene.

Smallest Cow Won Guinness Records Bt Posthumous

But tragedy struck on August 19 when the beloved 23 month old bovine in Charigram, near Dhaka.

ONE WOMAN’S INSPIRING BATTLE – against an age-old social evil

For a year, she was made to live in a dimly lit room without even a fan.

ASSOCIATION OF LIVING DEAD!

Huge and populous country like India has thousands of associations or unions of different sections of people. But there is

The Monk who was a Soldier.

Bhikkhu Sanghasena was a soldier in the Indian Army when he was just 17.

AGONY OF NATIVE BENGALIS IN PAKISTAN – Wheels within wheels

There are issues of getting justice for ethnic Bengalis - who could be Muslims but there is no let-up in

Choose Pink Salt for Health

The theory that pink salt is more natural than the table one seems to have some merit.