· Former Foreign Secretary of India 'Nirupama Menon Rao' has come out with her new book "The Fractured Himalaya: The Past Shadow the Present in India-China Relations".
· The book traces how the origins of the dispute between India and China form part of a living history that shapes their broken relationship today.
· The Fractured Himalaya is a rigorous examination of both the workings of diplomacy and its humanitarian and policy quotient; it looks at inflection points when the trajectory of the relationship could have been changed, but were missed.
About the Himalayas
v The Himalayas or the Himalaya, is a mountain range in Asia that separates the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
v Height: 8,848 square meters
v The highest mountain peak in the Himalayas is known as Mount Everest (Tibetan: Chomolungma; Chinese: Komolungma Fang; Nepali: Sagarmatha).