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Uttarakhand glacier burst death toll: Uttarakhand glacier disaster: Toll rises to 28; operation to rescue those trapped in Tapovan tunnel on

Joshimath | Dehradun: The death toll from the Uttarakhand glacier disaster rose to 28 with the recovery of two more bodies, even as a multi-agency...

Mindless rampage on Himalayas in name of development must stop: Chipko movement leader

GOPESHWAR: The glacial burst near Chamoli district’s Raini village, the cradle of the Chipko movement, should serve as a wake-up call to stop the rampage...

Uttarakhand flood: 2019 study warned Himalayan glaciers melting at alarming speed

As a part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to massive floods, a study published in 2019...

China building new road in Gilgit Baltistan – India hits back in Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: China has decided to build a road that will link the 800-kilometre Karakoram highway with Astore in Pakistan occupied Gilgit Baltistan, signalling Beijing...

112 medicinal plants in Himalayas ‘threatened’, but conservation plans in place for just 5 | India News

High in the Himalayas, thousands of medicinal plant species have been growing and thriving for centuries. In the Indian Himalayan region, one of 36 global...

View: 2020 is the year the scales fell from our eyes, enduring challenges became visible

As the 21st century ends its adolescence and enters a new decade, the year 2020 has powerfully underscored what transition from adolescence to adulthood often...

India to establish regional climate centre for Himalayas, to benefit country, neighbours: IMD chief

NEW DELHI: India is planning to establish a regional climate centre for the Himalayan mountain region which will not only provide weather-related advice within the...

Monsoon rain lashes several states in north India but remains subdued in Delhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Moderate-to-heavy rain lashed several states in northern, eastern and coastal India on Sunday, but the monsoon activity continued to remain subdued in Delhi,...