Gulf Times - Himalaya
Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Body of guide of missing Koreans found in Himalayas

Search teams looking for the bodies of four South Koreans killed in a Himalayas avalanche have found the frozen corpse of their Nepali guide, police said Saturday.

Third of Himalayan glaciers could be lost due to climate change

Third of Himalayan glaciers could be lost due to climate change

One-third of glaciers in the Himalayan mountain ranges could be lost by the end of the 21st century as a result of climate change, potentially complicating the lives of the 1.9 billion people living in the region ...

Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first round of polls

Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first round of polls

Bhutan's prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation's third-ever election.

Nepal goes to the polls for historic vote

Nepal goes to the polls for historic vote

Millions of Nepalis headed to the polls Sunday for a historic election billed as a turning point for the impoverished Himalayan nation, hoping to end the ruinous instability ...

Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition

Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition

Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak.

Bulls lock horns at Nepal winter festival

Bulls lock horns at Nepal winter festival

The bulls pawed the ground sending a dusty cloud into the air before locking horns to a huge cheer from the crowd that had gathered in a makeshift arena in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal.

Landslide kills 10 in India

Landslide kills 10 in India

A landslide triggered by strong winds killed at least 10 construction workers in northern India on Monday, police said.