mountain regions

Need joint efforts to save Himalayas: Eco-activists


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Concerned over the threat to natural resources in the Himalayas, environmentalist here Sunday said there was an urgent need to preserve its ecology and the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Test your nerves against sport fish in Himachal


March 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) If you are an angler and want to test your nerves against sport fish in one of the largest man-made wetlands in the foothills of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to carry northeast essentials via Bangladesh


February 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) In a very significant development, the Bangladesh government has decided to allow India to ferry food grains and essentials for the mountainous northeastern states via its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to ferry food grains for northeast via Bangladesh


September 30th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) Dhaka has agreed to allow New Delhi to ferry food grains for the northeastern states via Bangladesh, officials said here Friday."After the Bangladesh government's green signal, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists develop tool to predict tsunamis, landslides


April 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) Natural disasters strike when they are least expected, causing untold devastation and disruption of life, besides laying waste huge swathes of land. Now, meteorologists have developed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Climate change could spark more volcanoes, earthquakes, say experts


April 19th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Earthquakes and tsunamis are just the tip of the iceberg as climate change could lead to more "hazardous" geological events like volcanoes and landslides, experts have warned.While rising ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One-ninth of Nepal faces starvation, UN warns


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) One-ninth of Nepal's nearly 27 million population face starvation, the UN warned Wednesday. Nearly half of Nepal's 75 districts, mainly in the west and mountain regions, are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toads living on mountains at higher risk of dying from fungal infection


January 25th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that midwife toads that live in the mountains are highly likely to die from a serious fungal infection, called chytridiomycosis, whereas their infected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US may be aware about Osama’s whereabouts: Qureshi


October 7th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.7 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the United States may be aware about Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's present location.Interacting with media persons in Washington, Qureshi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Army claims killing 60 more Taliban in Malakand


June 13th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has reportedly killed 60 more Taliban insurgents in the past 24 hours, during its whirlwind offensive in Malakand and other different regions of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Laden, other top Al-Qaeda leaders hiding in Pak’s mountainous region: Biden


April 8th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.8 (ANI): The United States has claimed that Osama Bin Laden along with other top Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders are hiding in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal areas along the Afghan border."In ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court asks Pepsi to remove mountain picture from water bottle


November 21st, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed Pepsi to remove the picture of a snow capped mountain from its packaged water product Aquafina, saying it gives a misleading ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Missing radioactive signals in Himalayan ice cores spells danger for part of Asia


November 19th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Glaciologists have been unable to find the expected radioactive signals in the latest core they drilled from a Himalayan ice field, which suggests absence of accumulation of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Musharraf regime to continue till commanders are united: Stratfor


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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