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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    12 years after becoming a star, Himalaya actor Thinle Lundup Lama scrapes a living

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Upper Dolpa While co-stars have moved on, the actor who played a village chief is a mere tourist attraction Himalaya star penniless 12 years after hit movie Twelve years ago, Oscar-nominated film, Himalaya, opened up the remote, pristine villages of the world's tallest mountain range to the West. But while the director, Éric Valli and co-stars have ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese and Indian troops dug in amid stand-off high in Himalayas

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi New Delhi accuses Chinese forces of entering its territory and setting up camp on high plateau PLA and Indian troops dig in amid border stand-off Hundreds of Indian and Chinese troops have dug into positions on a high Himalayan platea ...


    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... The seven tallest mountains on seven continents- all alone. David Watkins asks Robert Mads Anderson why THE INCESSANT wind howls in your ears as you gasp for air. Your skin is turning blue as your oxygen deficiency- hypoxia- worsens. The pulse in your hea ...

  4. High and wry

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... Doug Scott is one of the world's most respected mountaineers. He tells David Watkins about his ascents, ordeals, and the pedestrianisation of Everest 'CURIOUS THINGS HAPPEN sometimes, when you're 30,000 feet [9,144 metres] up,' says Do ...

  5. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Mega-quakes could return to the Himalayas, new study says

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Big quakes may come back to the Himalayas A mega-quake in 1255 that wrecked the Nepalese capital, wiped out a third of the population of Kathmandu Valley and killed the country's monarch, King Abhaya Malla, was of a kind that may return to the Himalayas, seismologists have reported. Experts from Nepal, France and Singapore mapped deposits of river sediment ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Himalayan avalanche kills five in India

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shimla, India An avalanche in a Himalayan region of northern India killed at least five villagers on Wednesday when their houses were buried under heavy snow, officials said. The avalanche trapped eight people in the remote Kafnu v ...

  7. Hongkonger off to the Himalayas for some dancing lessons from God

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... described. And, in the Himalayas, three rules also inform the experience- it's always further than it looks, it's always taller than it looks and it's always harder than it looks. ... in the Himalayas,' Brieger says. 'From avalanches to altitude sickness to unpredictable weather conditions- bad weather closes in very quickly. The Himalayas are strewn with man's failed ambitions ...

  8. War of words in the Himalayas

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Himalayas. The turnout was more than 70 per cent, suggesting that the people are happy to participate in Indian democracy. Beijing protested because it considers Arunachal Pradesh to be part of its ... [musical instrument] plays aloud in the Tawang area of the Himalayas.' It is time for both countries, but especially China, to cool this ultimately self-defeating jingoism and grow up. War ...

  9. Ananda in the Himalayas

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon Where is it? In a piece of paradise, nestling in the foothills of the Himalayas in north India. The spa is set high up on a 40-hectare estate surrounded by forests, hills ... the bottom line? A valley-view room is US$438 a night per person. A luxury suite is US$663 (exclusive of meals). The basic amenities are free, treatments are extra. Ananda in the Himalayas ...

  10. Democracy for high Himalayas comes by yak teams, helicopter

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Liam Cochrane

    ... Liam Cochrane in Kathmandu On the snowy trails of Nepal's Himalayas, teams of porters, ponies and yaks are busy hauling election kits to remote polling stations in preparation ... president's organisation has a two-person 'roaming team' who specialise in hiking in the Himalayas to assess the election in remote villages. This is the kind of special effort needed ...




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