Himalayas

Mountain range in Asia

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The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia, separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 m (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia is 6,961 m (22,838 ft) tall.

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China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the..
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44-year-old thought to have collapsed in so-called 'death zone' known for low levels of oxygen
Credit: Independent - Published 20 hours ago

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the..
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The prime minister offered prayers at the Himalayan shrine on Sunday morning.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Congress leader and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for meditating in Kedarnath, wondering what message he..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The Election Commission is learnt to have given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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