Two police officers were killed in two separate gun attacks in Indian-controlled Kashmir a week after a historic Sufi shrine in the Himalayan region's capital was destroyed in a fire, authorities have said.
Russian jumper Valery Rozov added to his portfolio with a 6,420-meter jump off Shivling in the Indian Himalayas
A day after claiming that Russian extreme sports star Valery Rozov had broken the world record for highest base jump, Red Bull, the jumper's sponsor, has reversed course and is now calling the jump another "highlight in Rozov's incredible career."
Your grown-up kids aren't coming home for Christmas. They're all married, and it's the in-laws' turn to host dinner in another state. Or your divorce is finally final, and your ex has the kids this year. Yes, you can celebrate a few days later, but what do you do on Christmas?
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The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is using clean energy to power its country and its economy. Sara Sidner reports.
Magnificent snow-peaked summits and quaint thousand-year-old villages provide the backdrop for an unforgettable adventure in Nepal. Exploring the dramatic landscape on foot is nothing short of extraordinary, trekkers say.
One week ago, the chief of Pakistan's Army Staff, Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, told graduating cadets in the city of Abbottabad that the "back of terrorism" in Pakistan had been broken, thanks to the sacrifices of Pakistan's soldiers.
When you're heading to what's been called one of the happiest places in the world, it's a good idea to pack many pairs of long black socks.
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While it's true that most travel destinations aren't like haute couture -- "in" one year and "out" the next -- there are some points on the map particularly worth visiting in 2011.
Aubrey Sacco was living up to her motto, "glitter the world," on her five-month post-college trip through South Asia before she disappeared in Nepal last spring, her family says.
Amid a wave of unrest, a top separatist leader Thursday called for sit-ins outside Indian army garrisons across the Himalayan region of Kashmir.
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Nepal's Cabinet meets at Everest base camp to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas.
Nepal's cabinet met at the base of Everest on Friday to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas and adopted a 10-point Everest Declaration.
The glaciers in the Himalayas are receding quicker than those in other parts of the world and could disappear altogether by 2035 according to the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Over 350 new species including the world's smallest deer, a "flying frog" and a 100 million-year old gecko have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a biological treasure trove now threatened by climate change.
Dawa Steven Sherpa is leader of Eco Everest Expeditions, aiming to educate climbers about their impact on the Himalayas and highlight the affects of climate change on the region.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout talks to the leader of Eco Everest on how his latest trip up Mt. Everest raises awareness of climate change.
Five days of gunbattles between the Indian army and separatist militants in Indian-administered Kashmir have left at least 25 dead -- eight Indian army troopers, including one officer, and 17 militants, the Indian military said Tuesday.
The apocalyptic tales of nature's impending demise are as well worn as they are numerous.
Hundreds of police and paramilitary troops enforced tight security in Indian-controlled Kashmir Friday to prevent separatists from staging a rally amid renewed violence in the divided Himalayan region.
Polyandry is a form of polygamy where a woman is married to two or more husbands at the same time.
Indian security forces sealed off Srinagar's center Monday to thwart a rally by separatists and tighten a round-the-clock curfew now in its second day in the violence-torn Himalayan region.
Indian authorities in Kashmir placed the Himalayan region in an around-the-clock indefinite curfew early Sunday to scuttle a planned pro-independence rally.
Indian authorities in Kashmir arrested more than a dozen pro-separatist leaders and placed the divided Himalayan region in an around-the-clock curfew to scuttle a planned pro-independence rally Monday.
Mukesh Chabba lit the funeral pyre on which seven of his relatives -- including his wife and daughter -- were cremated Monday, the day after a stampede at a remote mountaintop Hindu temple killed 145 people
At least five people were killed in a dispute between Indian forces and militants.
Icelandic President Olafur Grimsson talks about energy as the most fundamental question of the 21st century.
Icelandic President Olafur Grimsson opened the Doha debate by naming energy as the most fundamental question of the 21st Century.
Tibet's exile government said the death toll from protests in the Himalayan region over the past two weeks has reached about 140, but Chinese government restrictions have made it difficult confirm the number killed.
Jamie Metzl of the Asia Society evaluates the parliamentary elections in the Himalayan nation of Bhutan.
Voters in the secluded Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan became the world's newest democracy Monday when the nation held its first elections and ended more than 100 years of royal rule.
A series of four blasts ripped through the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan Sunday, injuring one person.
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Authorities in a remote region of Nepal searched downstream up to 20 miles (30 km) for bodies Wednesday, one day after a suspension bridge collapsed, sending hundreds of Hindu festivalgoers into the water below.
"The Bucket List," director Rob Reiner's latest, suggests dying could be the best thing that ever happens to you -- just so long as you find a lonely billionaire lying in the next bed.
For a second day, refugees from the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan clashed with Nepalese police on Monday near a refugee camp in eastern Nepal, according to the United Nations and local police.
Since cable television first arrived in her tiny village in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan two years ago, 55-year-old Kencho Om keeps getting in trouble with her husband for staying up late watching movies.
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Indian security forces Monday afternoon joined the state wildlife department's hunt for a leopard that has killed three children in less than a week in Chattergul village, nestled in the foothills of Pir Panjal Himalayan mountain range in south Kashmir.
Nepalese political parties and communist rebels on Saturday agreed upon an interim constitution under which the king is no longer the nation's head of state.
Nepal's government and Maoist rebels have signed a peace accord, ending 10 years of fighting and beginning what is hoped to be an era of peaceful politics in the Himalayan kingdom.
Fazl Rehman thought nothing could shock him after last year's earthquake, until seismologists said that his hometown of Balakot was built on a fault line.
Nepalese politicians have returned to Parliament for the first time in four years following weeks of bloody protests and political turmoil that eventually forced the king to hand power back to elected officials.
After three weeks of protests and political turmoil, Nepal now has a new prime minister, and the Himalayan nation's parliament is set to reconvene Friday for the first time in four years.
Nepal's communist rebels have declared a three-month cease-fire one day before parliament is set to reconvene after weeks of bloody protests.
Nepal's seven-party opposition alliance called off a massive protest planned for Tuesday, replacing it with a "victory rally" following the king's decision to restore democracy in the Himalayan kingdom.
Members of the seven political parties that launched massive protests against the absolute rule of Nepal's King Gyanendra were meeting Saturday to begin the process of forming a new government, one day after the king vowed to return political power to the people.
King Gyanendra of Nepal told his nation Friday that he would return political power to the people, an apparent concession in the face of massive protests that have paralyzed the tiny Himalayan kingdom.
Activists are vowing to go ahead with plans for massive street protests in Kathmandu Thursday, despite an 18-hour government curfew that came into effect at 2 a.m. (8:15 p.m. Wednesday GMT) and a threat to shoot violators.
The heir to Britain's throne Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall showed their respect for Sikhism on Tuesday by kneeling and kissing the floor of one of the religion's holiest shrines in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Oleg, Dmitri and Anton have come a long way from St. Petersburg, Russia.
In the 1980s, southwest Colorado was a loose and wild place, with three upstart heli-ski operations buzzing about the San Juan Mountains. Then one outfit crashed and shut down. Another, named Sidewinders, was so adept at triggering avalanches it became known as Slidefinders.
Helicopters ferrying supplies to Pakistan's quake survivors in the Himalayas may have to be grounded if donors don't get more relief aid, a U.N. official has warned.
A Pakistani army helicopter involved in an earthquake relief mission in Pakistan-administered Kashmir crashed early Sunday morning, killing six soldiers on board, army officials said.
Time is running out for many hungry, homeless survivors of the South Asia earthquake, the U.N.'s emergency relief chief warned, as snow fell on parts of Kashmir.
Pakistan's president praised his people Wednesday, calling Saturday's earthquake "a test for the nation" and requesting more international help as nuclear rival India joined the ranks of countries supplying aid.
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India, the world's second most populous nation and its 10th largest economy, is on the rise and bidding for superpower status.
A suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into an Indian army truck, causing an explosion that killed four people -- three soldiers and one civilian, a police official said.
Maoist rebels have killed three police officers and abducted 20 others in the town of Diktel in eastern Nepal, police said.
Nepal's King Gyanendra has lifted a state of emergency that he imposed on February 1 after seizing control of the government
King Gyanendra says he has dissolved the government of Nepal and has declared a state of emergency as he takes control of the Himalayan kingdom.
Maoist rebels in the Himalayan nation of Nepal killed 23 security personnel in their deadliest attack in recent days, officials have said.
The Indian army has accused Pakistan of lobbing mortars at Indian positions along the Line of Control separating the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region.
The traditional view of retirement -- quiet contemplation interrupted by the occasional brisk game of shuffleboard -- has given way to a version that can include anything from trekking the Himalayas to launching a post-career career.
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Airdate: April 3rd 2004
Nepalese officials are investigating the Mount Everest record set by a Sherpa guide, after rival climbers questioned his claim to have raced from the base camp to the peak in a bare 8 hours and 10 minutes.
A Nepalese Sherpa has broken the record for the fastest ascent of Mt. Everest, scaling the world's highest mountain in 8 hours and 10 minutes.
Hundreds of Maoist rebels have stormed a police station in Nepal overnight, sparking a three-hour gun battle that killed nine police officers and left an undetermined number of rebels dead, according to police.
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