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  1. The oldest of furry rhinos

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... jaw in the Himalayas in 2007. Their study has been published in the current issue of Science. This rhino, they say, is at least a million years older than others found before. Older than expected Researchers in the Himalayas have uncovered a woolly rhinoceros a million years older than the ones that roamed Europe and Asia in the ice age. Source: Britannica Encyclopaedia ...

  2. News - China - RAILWAY

    China plans to extend Tibet railway line to India, Nepal borders by 2020

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... border war in 1962 over the region at the eastern end of the Himalayas. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a pact in October to ensure that differences on their shared border do not spark any ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY: ANALYSIS

    China sure to be high on agenda of Indian leader's talks in Japan

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:29pm by Julian Ryall

    ... a long-standing territorial dispute with China in the Himalayas, while Tokyo and Beijing continue to disagree on the question of the sovereignty of the Senkaku islands, which China knows as the Diaoyus. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Who said it? Our friendship is higher than the Himalayas and deeper than the deepest sea in the world, and sweeter than honey Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif on relations with Beijing   There are always lessons we can learn from history … even though today we have radars and satellites Observatory chief Shun Chi-ming   I don't know about you, but I'm getting a little bit tired ...


    Why Modi’s India is warming to China

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com When Xi Jinping arrives in India today, he will find in Narendra Modi a leader much more open than in the past to working with China Sino-India ties set for leap forward President Xi Jinping should find the “handshake across the Himalayas” a lot warmer than usual when he starts his India trip today. As India prepares to overcome ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    How to get in shape for a skiing holiday

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:11pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... is more strenuous and you burn twice as many calories an hour than simply walking. Where to do it: head into the mighty Himalayas in Gulmarg, Kashmir- if you're feeling brave. K-Line ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Nature of the beasts

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by DANIEL A

    ... "wilderness" brings to mind Alaska, the Himalayas or Patagonia, there are still expanses of Europe where man's impact has been minimal and the environment remains more or less pristine. In densely ...

  8. Altitude overcomes TVB actor on Everest

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A Hong Kong television actor suffered from altitude sickness on Mount Everest as he was preparing for coverage of the Olympic torch relay event. Then the ambulance carrying Wong Hei, an actor with TVB, overturned on the way to the hospita ...

  9. Olympic flame torches tourism as Everest climbs banned

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry In the bars and tea shops of Kathmandu's tourist quarter last weekend, the mood was crackling with anger and resentment at China as news filtered through of the government edict that has effectively ended all Everest expeditions this summ ...

  10. Sir Chris Bonington

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Himalayas is my favourite place. It's a combination of the whole thing- the mountains, the culture and the people. Everything about them I find captivating- especially in Nepal, where the people are so intrepid. These days I don't make huge expeditions. It's usually just a bunch of friends; we go to the Indian Himalayas or Nepal. We'll go for small peaks- maybe ...




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