2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Dogs 'Can Trace Origins To Central Asia'
The ancestors of today's dogs were domesticated in Central Asia, according to the most comprehensive genetic survey yet. Dogs are the most diverse animal on the planet - a legacy of thousands of years...
Trekking Nepal’s forgotten teahouse route
Hiking this challenging trail around Mt Kanchenjunga yields rewards that more popular routes don’t, including stays in traditional teahouses that few foreigners ever see.
Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and their Horses of War
By the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the role of the chariot in battle was gradually being replaced by cavalry units in the Near East. Some were armed lightly and were used to harass the enemy from afar...
Pradhanmantri - Episode 1 - Integration of 565 Princely States with India
The first episode of Pradhanmantri chronicles the tale of Indian independence when along with India and Pakistan, 565 princely states also gained independence from the British Raj. For more info log ...
UN: Donor Fatigue Hits Nepal One Month After Mega Earthquake
The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction tha...
With Morning Light, Search Resumes for Marine Chopper Missing in Nepal
The U.S. launched two search-and-rescue helicopters Wednesday morning (local time) for a Marine chopper carrying eight people that disappeared as it was deli...
Nepal Earthquake, Magnitude 7.4, Strikes Near Everest
A major earthquake has struck eastern Nepal, two weeks after more than 8,000 people were killed in a devastating quake. The latest earthquake hit near the town of Namche Bazar, near Mount Everest. The...
Hunting For Heartbeats: NASA Technology Rescues 4 Quake Survivors In Nepal
Four men were rescued from damaged buildings in Nepal with help from NASA technology that detects people’s heartbeats, officials said Friday. A radar detector known as Finder, or Finding Individuals f...
Nepal earthquake: Two rescued after five days
A boy and a woman are rescued in Nepal's capital after surviving five days in quake rubble, as bad weather hampers delivery of aid to remote villages.
How The Deadly Nepal Earthquake Happened
Saturday's terrible earthquake was the latest result of an ongoing collision of giant pieces of our planet, a slow-moving disaster that started about 50 million years ago.
Before And After: Earthquake Destroys Kathmandu's Centuries-Old Landmarks
“We have lost most of the monuments that had been designated as World Heritage Sites," Nepali historian Prushottam Lochan Shrestha said. "They cannot be restored to their original states."
Top Google executive killed in Nepal quake, 100s of foreign tourists missing
The head of privacy at the secretive Google X facility was one of the 18 people killed in an avalanche at Mount Everest, triggered by the Nepal earthquake. Hundreds of foreign nationals are also feare...
Over 1,100 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing more than 1,100 people. The most severe damage was seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, causing numerous inju...
Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists – in pictures | Global development
Communities in the Terai Arc in southern Nepal and northern India depend on the forests for food, water, shelter, firewood and income. Women in Nepal are increasingly becoming guardians of their envir...
Nepal tells Mount Everest litterbugs to take out the trash
Six decades after the first conquest of the world's highest peak, tons of rubbish and human waste abandoned by hundreds of Mount Everest climbers is starting to raise a stink. Nepal is cracking down o...
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