Nepal held its first annual salsa festival this year, hoping to become known for more than its famous mountain range, the Himalayas.
President Obama's trip to India underscored India's importance in global security and global finances – a democratic counter to an aggressive China. But India's poor foreign policy and botched regional relations have been holding it back.
In Nepal, a telecom company is bringing new meaning to high speed Internet. The firm has successfully launched a 3G network on Mt. Everest. Will an Apple Store be next?
Biodiversity researchers warn that 20 percent of vertebrate species are threatened with extinction, largely because of human damage to habitats. But conservation efforts, they say, are effective.
'China wants a presence. India is unnerved by all of this,' Robert Kaplan, author of 'Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power,' told a small gathering in Cambridge.
Kittie Brown's gathering in Paris will be one among more than 800 happening in 67 countries as Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity' gains global appeal.
As the devastating floods in Pakistan showed, atmospheric pollutants are disturbing the Himalayan region's weather patterns – and local economies. But India has a pivotal opportunity to cut 'black carbon' emissions and minimize the damage.
A person passes through morning sunlight shining through vented steam in a sidewalk in Philadelphia on Wednesday.
An endangered black male rhinoceros, with its horn partially cut off, stands in a cage after a radio transmitter was implanted in its horn before translocation at the Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya's Rift Valley on Tuesday. After implanting radio transmitters into the horns to track the animals, and notching their ears, Kenya Wildlife Service is moving 10 black rhinos to the Tsavo National Park, southeast of Nairobi, to reestablish the population.