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Himalayas: Mountain range in Asia
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, , is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest, at the border between Nepal and China. The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 m (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia is 6,961 m (22,838 ft) tall.


Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening [Video]

Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening

Atal tunnel in Himalayas is ready to open soon. "With this tunnel 46 kilometer is reduced and the saving of time is four hours. Lahaul and Spiti is getting all weather connectivity," said Colonel..

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India and China walk back from border standoff [Video]

India and China walk back from border standoff

China and India said on Friday they had agreed to de-escalate renewed tensions on their contested Himalayan border and take steps to restore "peace and tranquility" following a high-level diplomatic..

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India says China laying cables to bolster communications at border flashpoint

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US happy to help in China-India border dispute, says Trump

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China denounces India’s 'discriminatory' app ban

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China on Thursday decried a fresh ban by India on scores of Chinese apps - including the hit game PUBG - as a bitter border showdown seeped out into the tech sphere. Internet giant Tencent is among the..
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India accuses China of new ‘provocative’ border action

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Megha Engineering awarded project to build high importance Zozila Tunnel connecting Kashmir, Ladakh

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India, Nepal agree to speed up implementation of India-aided developmental projects

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Bordering China & Nepal, Uttarakhand boosts defence infra

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In Independence Day address, Modi warns China over border tensions

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LAC face-off: India to add 35,000 troops along China border as tensions simmer

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'Our pastures have been taken': Indians rue China's Himalayan land grab

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