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Search team finds bodies of all Koreans missing in Himalayan avalanche

May 01, 2020 - 5:47 PM

'The two bodies were found this morning, a Nepali and a South Korean, after search teams dug through the snow. We have now recovered all bodies,' local ward chairman Him Bahadur Gurung says

HIGH RANGE. Snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the Kashmir region are pictured during a commercial flight from Srinagar to Jammu. File photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

South Koreans among 7 missing in Himalayan avalanche

Jan 18, 2020 - 10:43 PM

About 200 people have been rescued from the avalanche-hit zone as well as other trekking routes after the weather eased to let helicopters fly in

HIGH RANGE. Snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the Kashmir region are pictured during a commercial flight from Srinagar to Jammu. File photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Polish climber dies on Nepal's Mount Manaslu

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:31 PM

A 50-year-old Polish woman becomes the first fatality of the autumn climbing season in the Himalayas

DEATH IN THE HIMALAYAS. A 50-year-old Polish woman dies attempting to summit Mt. Manaslu. Photo from Shuttershock

GoPro video reveals last moments of doomed Himalayan climbers

Jul 09, 2019 - 7:25 AM

An officer of the rescuing Indo-Tibetan Border Police says, the 'GoPro has proved to be like the black box of an aircraft giving an insight into the last few moments of the climbers'

In this handout photo taken and released by the Indo Tibetan Border Patrol (ITBP) on July 3, 2019, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel line up the bodies of mountaineers retrieved from Nanda Devi after landing in a helicopter in Pithoragarh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand on July 3, 2019. - Indian rescuers brought down on July 3 the bodies of four out of eight climbers killed in an avalanche almost six weeks ago on the country's second-highest mountain. The four Britons, two Americans, one Indian and one Australian went missing in the last week of May trying to summit a virgin peak on Nanda Devi in the Himalayas. (Photo by Handout / Indo Tibetan Border Patrol (ITBP) / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / INDO TIBETAN BORDER PATROL" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ---

Bodies of climbers found in Himalayas were roped together – police

Jun 27, 2019 - 7:09 PM

The search for the eighth climber in the group of 4 Britons, two Americans, one Australian and their Indian guide continue with bad weather hampering the operations in the treacherous terrain

RESCUED. In this handout photo released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on June 3, 2019, rescued mountaineers (L-R) Zachary Quai, Ian Wade, Kate Armstrone and Mark Thomas speak with an ITBP personnel upon arriving to the ITBP camp in Pithoragarh after being rescued following an avalanche while climbing the Nanda Devi in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in India. AFP PHOTO / Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Indian rescuers to airlift bodies back from Himalaya slope

Jun 24, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Indo-Tibetan Border Police spokesman Vivek Kumar Pandey says the bodies would be brought to the base camp from where they will attempt to airlift them down using special choppers

RESCUE TEAM. This handout photo released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on June 13, 2019, shows members of the rescue team before their departure by land to the Nanda Devi East base camp, Handout photo by Indo Tibetan Border Police/AFP

India aborts mission to recover climbers' bodies on Nanda Devi

Jun 05, 2019 - 11:21 PM

An Air Force helicopter is hindered by turbulent winds, the risk of further avalanches, the bowl-shaped terrain, the high altitude, and the fact that there is only one possible approach route to the site

AERIAL VIEW. In this handout photo released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on June 3, 2019, rescued mountaineers look at a an aerial picture along with rescue personnel upon arriving to a Indo-Tibetan Border Police camp in Pithoragarh after being rescued following an avalanche while climbing the Nanda Devi in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in India. AFP PHOTO / Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Climbers who died on Indian peak took path without permission

Jun 05, 2019 - 12:22 AM

'This mountain range is more difficult to scale than Mount Everest. They knowingly risked their lives after changing their plans without informing the authorities,' says an official involved in the operation

RESCUED. In this handout photo released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on June 3, 2019, rescued mountaineer Zachary Quain (R) and Mark Thomas (2R) arrive with rescue personnel to Indo-Tibetan Border Police camp in Pithoragarh after being rescued following an avalanche while climbing the Nanda Devi in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in India. AFP PHOTO / Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Bodies spotted in search for missing climbers in India

Jun 03, 2019 - 10:59 PM

The search operation involving the helicopters and dozens of mountain rescuers has been hampered by poor weather and the remoteness of the area

RESCUED. In this handout photo released by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on June 3, 2019, rescued mountaineers (L-R) Zachary Quai, Ian Wade, Kate Armstrone and Mark Thomas speak with an ITBP personnel upon arriving to the ITBP camp in Pithoragarh after being rescued following an avalanche while climbing the Nanda Devi in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand in India. AFP PHOTO / Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Climate change threatens half World Heritage sites' glaciers – report

May 01, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Authors of a new study 'predict glacier extinction by 2100 under a high emission scenario in 21 of the 46 natural World Heritage sites where glaciers are currently found'

Nepal rescuers retrieve bodies of 9 climbers

Oct 14, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The freak snowstorm is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal's mountaineering industry since 18 people were killed at Mount Everest's base camp in 2015 in an avalanche triggered by a powerful earthquake

Snowstorm kills 9 climbers on Nepal peak

Oct 13, 2018 - 5:52 PM

A deadly snowstorm hits Mount Gurja as a South Korean 9-man team conducts a climbing expedition

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Aug 23, 2017 - 7:12 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Mengapa warga Bhutan mengaku paling bahagia?

Mar 19, 2017 - 9:16 AM

Laporan perjalanan ke kerajaan bahagia di tengah pegunungan Himalaya

Bodies of climbers emerge from Himalayan glacier after 16 years

May 02, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Two climbers last week came across the men s remains still encased in blue ice but beginning to emerge from the glacier

HIMALAYAS. The bodies of top mountaineer Alex Lowe and his cameraman have been found in a Himalayan glacier. File photo

Landslide in northeast India kills 16

Apr 22, 2016 - 4:33 PM

Heavy rains trigger the disaster in the Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh

FROM ONE SUMMIT TO THE NEXT

Nov 28, 2015 - 10:41 PM

In pursuing his passion Romi Garduce has chosen the harder route He finds joy in the journey

Up there in the Himalayas: A visual delight

Nov 22, 2015 - 11:16 AM

As a visual journalist I’ve been assigned to many challenging and exciting events in the past None compare to the physical demands of this trek part of one of the most gratifying journeys I ve ever taken

Mencari jejak WNI di Nepal

May 05, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Tim gabungan harus menempuh jalur darat dan udara untuk menemukan WNI pasca gempa Nepal Mereka mencari di rumah sakit hingga kantor ekspedisi

Sebuah holikopter sedang menurunkan bantuan logistik pada warga yang berada di lereng pegunungan, pasca gempa berkekuatan 7,9 SR guncang Nepal, 3 Mei, 2015. Foto oleh Diego Azubel/EPA

OFW saves salary for 2 years to climb Everest neighbor peak

Apr 07, 2015 - 11:39 PM

When I was little I had a dream to travel the world

More bodies pulled from Nepal disaster zone

Oct 20, 2014 - 3:59 PM

More than 500 people have now been airlifted to safety since heavy snow hit Nepal s popular Annapurna region last Tuesday at the height of the trekking season

A handout picture released by the Nepalese Army shows local people gather as Nepalese army rescue helicopter land to carry an injured trekker from the Thorung La mountain pass, on the Annapurna Circuit, in Mustang district, Nepal. 15 October 2014. Nepalese Army/Handout/EPA

Storm toll jumps to 43 in Nepal's worst trekking disaster

Oct 18, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Officials take note oif 11 more bodies bringing to 43 the number of those known to have died

RESCUE. A handout picture made available by the Nepalese Army shows members of the army rescue unidentified trekkers from the Thorung La mountain pass on the Annapurna Circuit, near Muktinath, in Mustang district, Nepal, 17 October 2014. Nepalese Army/EPA

Nepal vows warning system after deadly snowstorm

Oct 17, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Nepal s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala pledges to provide better weather information in tourist areas saying the loss of life was extremely tragic

STANDING BY. An ambulance stands by in front of Birendra Army Hospital In Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 October 2014. Photo by EPA.

Hunt for 100 trekkers missing after deadly Nepal storm

Oct 16, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Some 168 foreign tourists were registered to hike in the districts and authorities are now trying to track the rest of them down with efforts hampered by poor telecommunications

A handout picture released by the Nepalese Army shows local people gather as Nepalese army rescue helicopter land to carry an injured trekker from the Thorung La mountain pass, on the Annapurna Circuit, in Mustang district, Nepal. 15 October 2014. Nepalese Army/Handout/EPA

Death toll from Nepal snowstorm hits 9 – police

Oct 15, 2014 - 6:57 PM

The districts of Mustang and Manang are seeing heavy snowfall this week as a result of Cyclone Hudhud

Shrinking glaciers won't affect South Asia water supply - study

Aug 05, 2013 - 4:15 PM

The health of glaciers in the Himalayas is a closely watched issue as they supply vital meltwater to a region facing surging population growth and rising demands for food

HIMALAYAN GLACIER. This photograph taken on December 4, 2009 shows the Khumbu Glacier, one of the longest glaciers in the world, in the Everest-Khumbu region some 140 km (87 miles) northeast of Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo by AFP/Prakash Mathema

India, China begin withdrawing troops from disputed border

May 06, 2013 - 11:16 AM

UPDATE India and China have starting withdrawing troops from a disputed area in the Himalayas

Bhutan takes a dose of Gross Literary Happiness

May 24, 2012 - 2:26 PM

The Mountain Echoes Festival is held in Bhutan this week

Photo taken on October 7, 2010 shows the Punakha Dzong, in the Bhutanese town of Punakha. AFP PHOTO / ED JONES