Rescue efforts have been hampered by rising water levels in a Himalayan river valley hit by a major avalanche killing 36 people and leaving several more unaccounted for.
A piece of a Himalayan glacier broke off into a river and triggered a massive deluge on Sunday. Here are some pictures of the devastation and the relief works in its aftermath.
Experts may be divided on whether a landslide or a glacier burst caused deadly flooding in Uttarakhand, but there is a consensus that ignoring warnings against building mega-projects in the vulnerable area contributed to the losses.
Wearing traditional woollen hats and festooned with garlands, the climbers were received as heroes on the first leg of their journey back home.
If you aren't familiar with Kashmir's winter traditions, you're missing out on a lot.
Beijing lashed out at India after it banned another tranche of Chinese apps for national security reasons, the latest sore point between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.
Pictures show extensive Chinese structures on a raised river terrace overlooking the Galwan River, while on the Indian side, defensive barriers can be seen.
After talks between the top regional military commanders, both sides have "agreed to take necessary measures to promote a cooling of the situation," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says.
The body of climbing legend Alex Lowe is found on Tibetan mountain along with that of expedition cameraman David Bridges after 16 years.
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