Gulf Times - Himalayas
Himalayan helicopter flies flood-hit villagers home to mourn

Himalayan helicopter flies flood-hit villagers home to mourn

For three days, Sushama Rana waited at a makeshift dirt helipad in the Indian Himalayas to return to her village and look for her missing brother-in-law.

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas

Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six ...

Macedonian climber dies on Mount Everest

Macedonian climber dies on Mount Everest

A Macedonian climber died on Sunday while making a final push for the summit of Mount Everest, the latest fatality of the current spring climbing season in the Nepali Himalayas.

'Sherlock Holmes' of Nepal's Himalayas dies at 94

'Sherlock Holmes' of Nepal's Himalayas dies at 94

Elizabeth Hawley built a reputation as one of the most authoritative voices on Himalayan mountaineering after moving to Nepal in 1959 as a journalist, where she continued to live up to her death.

China urges India to protect peace after border altercation

China urges India to protect peace after border altercation

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday urged India to protect the peace and stability of the border region after Indian sources said the soldiers of the two Asian giants were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas.

Two mountaineers missing in Pakistani Himalayas feared dead

Two mountaineers missing in Pakistani Himalayas feared dead

Pakistani authorities believe that two mountaineers, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, missing for over a week in Pakistan's northern Himalayan mountains perished in an avalanche, officials said on Sunday.

10 soldiers missing in Himalayan avalanche: Indian army

10 soldiers missing in Himalayan avalanche: Indian army

Rescuers searched Wednesday for 10 soldiers feared buried in an avalanche in India's remote Himalayas near the de facto border with Pakistan, an army spokesman said.