Why does Everest matter?
Science, labour and the rise of altitude to measure mountains.
Lachlan Fleetwood | Aug 05, 2022
High Himalayan hype
Infatuation with Everest has inspired Everest-sized absurdities.
Don Messerschmidt | May 11, 2012
Commitment, and the Himalayan climber
Doug Scott | Jan 01, 2003
Sabir Saab on Sagarmatha
Ramyata Limbu | Jul 01, 2000
Tarik Ali Khan | Jan 01, 1999
Ed Douglas | Jan 01, 1998
Round-up of regional news
The Editors | May 01, 1997
Upwardly Mobile Ang Rita
Everest multi-summiteer Ang Rita Sherpa would have been an international celebrity if he spoke English, had fair skin, and concentrated on selling himself rather than grazing his yaks.
Deepak Thapa | Sep 01, 1996
Punjab’s media reeling in aftermath of Amritpal Singh’s arrest
Internet bans, social-media suspensions and police raids of journalists’ homes in Indian Punjab raise concerns over press freedom amid a crackdown on supporters of the Khalistan ideologue Amritpal Singh
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers