LADAKH: Hundreds of thousands of monks, devotees and tourists have flocked to remote Ladakh region for a rare Buddhist festival, dubbed the "Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas".
NEW DELHI: A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group WWF.
DHARAMSALA, INDIA,: The Dalai Lama Saturday said he was in “excellent” health after doctors told him to scrap a tour of the United States as he returned to his home in northern India.
KATHMANDU: The death toll in a blizzard that engulfed trekkers on Nepal's popular Annapurna trail in the Himalayas has risen to 39, police and army sources said on Saturday.
DHAKA: Heavy flooding across Bangladesh has forced thousands of people from their homes and caused severe damage to crops, with officials on Tuesday warning the situation could worsen as floodwaters poured into the capital, Dhaka.