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We spend all our energy trying to outrun ambiguity, we ache and strive to eliminate vagueness and yet, achievement upon achievement later, we merely walk to the next uncertainty, the next, perplexing disappointment(Ritam Banerjee)

Making a case for an oft-derided thing: Confusion

Hindustan Times | By Tanuja Chandra
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 03:34 PM IST
Filmmaker Tanuja Chandra on finding solace in confusion in these uncertain times
A still from Everest base camp archives.(Mosaic Adventure)
A still from Everest base camp archives.(Mosaic Adventure)

Kathmandu’s Mosaic Adventure helps trekking lovers to reclaim nature

UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 04:31 PM IST
People whose trips have been organized by the company are all praise for Everest Base Camp Trek in particular.
KS Krishna, professor at the Centre for Earth, led the study.(HT photo)
KS Krishna, professor at the Centre for Earth, led the study.(HT photo)
A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian members injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said.(Twitter/Karim Shah Nizari)
A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian members injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said.(Twitter/Karim Shah Nizari)

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche in Ishkoman Valley

Islamabad, Pakistan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 12:30 PM IST
Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo confirmed the incident happened in the northern district of Ghizar in Pakistan, but gave no further details.
Officials said a total of 12 climbers had set out from Munsiyari in Pithoragarh but they separated into two groups a week later after reaching the Nanda Devi east base camp.(REUTERS FILE)
Officials said a total of 12 climbers had set out from Munsiyari in Pithoragarh but they separated into two groups a week later after reaching the Nanda Devi east base camp.(REUTERS FILE)

Nanda Devi climbers ‘knowingly risked’ their lives: Report

Pithoragarh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 01:39 PM IST
Military helicopters involved in a major search for the four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian on Monday spotted five bodies on the Nanda Devi mountain.
Himalayan bird seen in Gurugram 40 years after rare sighting in Delhi area(picture courtesy/Mamta kacker muttreja)
Himalayan bird seen in Gurugram 40 years after rare sighting in Delhi area(picture courtesy/Mamta kacker muttreja)

Himalayan bird seen in Gurugram 40 years after rare sighting in Delhi area

Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:20 AM IST
The fire-capped tit, which can be recognised from its small build and orange-scarlet crest, was spotted by Mamta Kacker Muttreja, an amateur birder from Gurugram who took up the hobby about five years ago.
To preserve life in Haryana, re-notify Aravallis as forests (Photo by Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
To preserve life in Haryana, re-notify Aravallis as forests (Photo by Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

To preserve life in Haryana, re-notify Aravallis as forests

Gurugram | By Shubhra Puri
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 07:55 AM IST
For landlocked areas especially, forests are the most vital life-sustaining systems. They do much more than provide a green canopy.
Aerial view of the Unesco World Heritage Site of The Geghard Monastery, which is partially carved out of a mountain(Ajit Pal Singh)
Aerial view of the Unesco World Heritage Site of The Geghard Monastery, which is partially carved out of a mountain(Ajit Pal Singh)

Peace and disquiet in Armenia

Hindustan Times | By Madhu Jain
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 09:14 PM IST
It was brutally repressed and subjected to one of the worst genocides in history, yet this small country radiates deep spirituality and calm
All of us know that were the Himalayas not there, we wouldn’t exist. Its peaks assist the monsoons. Its glaciers lend our rivers the pride of being perennial(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
All of us know that were the Himalayas not there, we wouldn’t exist. Its peaks assist the monsoons. Its glaciers lend our rivers the pride of being perennial(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

We urgently need to stop the destruction of the Himalayas

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Yesterday, on the occasion of Himalaya Divas (Himalaya Day), you would have seen the government and NGOs going through the customary motions. Till when will we keep celebrating our destruction?
Airborne radar data were also collected to enable mapping of the bedrock topography hidden beneath the ice sheet.(Shutterstock)
Airborne radar data were also collected to enable mapping of the bedrock topography hidden beneath the ice sheet.(Shutterstock)

Hidden valleys and mountain ranges discovered under Antarctica ice

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Although there are extensive satellite data that help image the surface of the Earth and its deep interior, there was a gap around the South Pole area.
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