Latest from himalayas

Tackling the dragon on land and at sea

Recent army chiefs’ meet sought to course correct the perception about Indo-Pacific as a maritime grouping. For India, Navy continues to be a force-multiplier

Today, it is China that is integrating Asia with Europe through its terrestrial network of high-speed railways, energy pipelines and fibre optic cables.(Hector Retamal / AFP)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 03:13 PM IST

High up in Himalayas, signs of ground slipping

As a young teenager on the geomorphic scale, the Himalayas is a living, moving giant working out its destiny in a cycle of upthrustings and weatherings

Pilgrims on way to Amarnath Yatra on their mules against backdrop of the Himalayas. (HT File)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:43 AM IST

All that is wrong about Joshimath

The gains of power projects, railway schemes and highways, have to be weighed against the sensitive ecology of the region

The committee recommended that a comprehensive action plan be prepared for the Himalayan region covering expected disaster events and natural disasters like in Kedarnath and Joshimath (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 09:57 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Jammu and Kashmir's famous tourist spot Gulmarg receives season's first snowfall

Gulmarg, an incredible tourist spot in Pir Panjal range of Himalayas, is famous for eye-catching view amid snowfall season as well as season of Lupine flowers

A view of a snow-covered mountain as season’s first snowfall was recorded over higher reaches of Gulmarg on Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir's famous tourist spot Gulmarg receives season's first snowfall (ANI)
Published on Sep 25, 2023 07:35 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Baramulla (jammu And Kashmir) [india]

Geologist finds marine fossils at icy heights in Ladakh

Ritesh Arya, founder of the Tethys Fossil Museum, says that he made the discovery while conducting groundwater exploration in the rugged terrains of Burtse in eastern Ladakh

These well-preserved fossils, which indicate a thriving marine environment at the time of deposition, are likely the first reported findings from this formation, a statement about the findings by the geologist said (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2023 12:42 AM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, October 03, 2023
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals