Deadly forest fires across India's Himalayan state of Uttarakhand have burned more than 2,300 hectares of forests and killed six people. The fires started three months ago, but had increased in intensity in the last few days. See also: Deadly heat ... EnvironmentGuru.com, 1 month ago
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One moment, he can make us play the age-old Asta Chamma and in a jiffy, he can take us to the Himalayas. He elevated the status of the house fly and also made us embrace our memory-loss. Nani, the Natural Star and the self-made actor who has ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
By Uma Shashikant Ranjana came to work as a live-in maid in my friend's house five years ago. She was from a Konkan village, where employment opportunities were limited. She had attended the village school, but could not clear the Class 10 board ...Economic Times, 1 month ago
Forest fires are a common occurrence in the hills of Uttarakhand, but this year, the magnitude has been much higher. The story of a village in Tehri Garhwal and the resistance of its women shows why the local community needs to be the first line of ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
A shallow 5.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the mountainous region of Tibet, injuring 60 people, collapsing houses and damaging bridges and roads, authorities said. A shallow 5.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the mountainous region of Tibet, ...Irish Independent, 1 month ago Shallow quake hits Tibet, causing landslides, 60 hurt Macau Daily Times, 1 month ago Shallow quake hits Tibet, causes landslide Perth Now, 1 month ago Shallow Quake Hits Tibet , Causing Landslides, 60 Hurt ABC News, 1 month ago
The Himalayas (David Abram) The Himalayas (David Abram) The phone cut like a cattle prod through my altitude-deranged dreams. Good morning Mr David. It was a 5.30am wake-up call from our guide, Renching. Weather is good. Mountain top clear. Come! ...MSN UK, 2 months ago
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Kolkata, May 6 The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) is helping preserve some of the partially-damaged rare specimens of the Calcutta University's zoology department museum that was ravaged by a recent fire, officials said on Friday. "We will ...ProKerala.com, 1 month ago
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There are certain moments as a solo traveller when you feel very, very solo. As I sit here, squished between two canoodling couples in an outdoor whirlpool at Wildflower Hall in the Indian Himalayas, I realise this is one of them. One couple, the ...Stuff.co.nz, 2 weeks ago
Levison Wood rarely takes the fastest route. Last year the renowned explorer wrote about his 4,250-mile journey along the Nile in Walking the Nile , and his new follow-up recounts the six months he spent hiking 1,700 miles through the Himalayas .Mens Journal, 1 month ago
13 May 2016, New Delhi, Rajkamal Goswami and Ghazala Shahabuddin Rajkamal Goswami and Ghazala Shahabuddin detail the devastating effects of Uttarakhand's forest fires on wildlife and biodiversity of the region. We have been surveying bird ...Millennium Post, 1 month ago
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