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NEWS FROM THE HIMALAYAS
India, Nepal, International
Latest news and events from the Himalayan regions in different countries, from the issues affecting the lives of the Himalayan communities, to international debates on climate and geo-politics.
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Sikkim ranked Best State in Panchayati Raj Institutions
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Nepal in new bid to finally settle Mount Everest height
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Mountains: vital for human survival
Films / Documentaries
  Take a closer look at the Himalayas and its peoples through the practiced lenses of renowned filmmakers.  
God Lives In The Himalayas
By: Sanjay Srinivas (2009)
The story is set up in the foothills of the Himalayas. The story revolves around a young boy named Siddharth. Due to some misfortune both his parents are killed during a religious ceremony.

Himalayaeui Sonyowa (Himalaya - where the wind dwells)
By: Amitava Sengupta (under production)
This movie primarily focuses on the life of an old religious Buddhist who has left his homeland and settled in a new land to earn a living.
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NEW PUBLICATIONS
  Delve into the natural, cultural and experiential richness of the Himalayas, through publications on topics varying from Buddhist Architecture to mountaineers` travelogues.  
Dark Road Top Darjeeling
By: Deanna Raybourn (October 2010)
This novel is set up in the exotic foothills of Himalayas and the marks the beginning of an arch villain. This novel is expected to be the finest works of Deanna Raybourn. It is one of the most awaited books of this year. Some anticipate it to be similar to the very famous novel twilight.

Buddhist Architecture
By: Le Huu Phuoc (2010)
This book methodically examines the genesis of Buddhist architecture in Asia. It lays a special emphasis on the architecture during the third century-twelfth century. The author examines the impact of Buddhist architecture upon the Islamic, Christian, and Hindu architecture.
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Natural Disasters in the Himalayas
 
INDIA    Uttarakhand: Rs 846 crore loss, says initial assessment
PAKISTAN   Avalanche buries 100 Pakistani soldiers
CHINA    7,844 dead or missing in China in 2010
NEPAL    Flood obstructs Hetauda-Kathmandu road section
Events
Publication in New Publications
DMS-HIMALAYA - (Disaster Management System – Himalaya)
By Gargi Banerji, Sejuti Basu, Dr. Mary Ipe
In June 2013, high-intensity rain and cloudbursts in the Indian State of Uttarakhand in the Himalayas triggered a series of hydrologic and geologic disasters, including glacial lake outbursts, landslides and flash floods, affecting more than 2,036,000 people and leading to one of the worst catastrophes of the decade.
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Map Title in New
Films
Details:Himalayas are a young and dynamic mountain system that is perpetually evolving and changing- increas
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A Hermit In The
Himalayas
by Paul Brunton
in Experiences of Modern day Himalaya Aficionados
A magnificent blend of travelogue and spiritual learning, the book follows the author on his journey to Mount Kailash through the Himalayan...
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Himalayan Artifacts
in Database – Cultural
The Arts & Crafts database is a compilation of various Himalayan arts & crafts and their distinctive features. The database describes the artifacts, their utility, raw materials and their importance in present-day Himalayan society...
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