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Though the massive glaciers of the greater Himalayan region are retreating slowly, development agencies can take steps now to help the region's communities prepare for the many ways glacier melt is expected to impact their lives, according to a new report.
A private telecom firm took high-speed Internet facilities to new heights on Thursday after launching Nepal's first 3G services at the base camp of Mount Everest.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development have expanded their successful collaboration with international partners to launch an innovative, web-based environmental management system for the Himalaya region.
SERVIR program brings satellite imagery, decision-support tools to Himalayan region WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the U.S.
LONDON, September 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Union Ltd announces the launch of mtxpress Nepal, in association with Laxmi Bank, one of the leading banks in Nepal, and United Remit, a business unit of the Chaudhary Group and the leading retail remittance operator in Nepal. The mtxpress service allows people to send money safely and securely from the convenience of their home or workplace without the need to visit a retail location.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nepalese in the U.S.
A trial in Ghana has shown that vitamin A supplementation does not reduce maternal mortalityâ€”contradicting previous findings from a trial in Nepal which showed a 44% decrease.
LOS ANGELES, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GTX Corp (OTC Bulletin Board: GTXO), a leader in customizable, patented 2-way GPS Personal Location Services (PLS) solutions, received its first material order from Gforce Systems & Technologies (P) Ltd.
A meeting between officials from China and Nepal has settled a longstanding dispute regarding the official height of Mount Everest.
A billion people rely on Himalayan glaciers for water, but some experts say that they are melting swiftly, which might eventually cause droughts to plague parts of Asia.
The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....
Symbol: PHNE11 Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA N Synonyms: PHNE12 Phaeophyscia nepalensis (Poelt) D.D. Awasthi PHNE13 Physcia nepalensis Poelt Classification: Kingdom Fungi – Fungi Division Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class Ascomycetes Order Lecanorales Family Physciaceae Genus Physciella Essl. – physciella...
The Himalayan Quail, (Ophrysia superciliosa), is feared extinct as it was last verified in 1876. By 1904, this quail was considered very scarce, and to add to its scarecity, only two locations (northwest India and the western Himilayas) of the species are known. Even with numerous searches, their survival can not be counted out since they may be hard to spot. This medium-sized quail belongs to the pheasant family. Unconfirmed records have been noted from 1952 up to 2003. There is a...
The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...
The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as the Impeyan Monal or Impeyan Pheasant, is a species of bird found in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is native to eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas including Kashmir region of Northern Pakistan, parts of India, Nepal, southern Tibet and Bhutan. There may be an occurrence in Burma as well. Its habitat is upper temperate oak-conifer forests scattered with open grassy slopes, cliffs and alpine meadows. Their normal elevation...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.