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Tourists being fleeced at parking lots

Parking contractors in Mussoorie, mainly Kempty Falls, continue to overcharge visitors illegally Overcharging a regular affair, allege tourists Parking fee can't be charged more thanRs 60 per day butcontractors in the townforce tourists to payRs ... Chandigarh Tribune, 2 weeks ago

Chasing Scenic waterfalls

There is something about watching millions of gallons of water froth over a cliff. Even the imaginary ones—like Pandora's endless cascades in Avatar to the jaw-dropping Falls of Rauros in Lord of The Rings—have captured our imagination. So, with ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

All roads lead to Uttarakhand: 6 weekend getaways for the summer

Sneha Mahale A road trip in the scorching summer heat may not sound like a winning proposition to most, but we were convinced to give it a try when the destinations included a mix of hill stations, an adventure haven and what is considered one of ...
 Navhind Times1 month ago All roads lead to Uttarakhand: 6 weekend getaways for the summer  Hindustan Times1 month ago

Bank manager looted of Rs 18 lakh

Dehradun, May 27 (PTI) In a daring broad daylight heist, miscreants looted a bank official of Rs 18 lakh at gunpoint in Vikasnagar area on the outskirts of the city. The miscreants chased the official when he was driving from Nagaon in Uttarkashi ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago

Mussoorie Diary: 42C, tidy tourists and stingy loo users

IMAGE: A view of Mussoorie. Photograph: Kind Courtesy: Akash Patwal/Facebook Syed Firdaus Ashraf tries to escape the Mumbai heat in the hills of Uttarakhand and ends up discovering the after-effects of climate change and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. On May 20, as I stepped out of Dehradun's Jolly Grant airport, I was taken aback by the gusts of hot wind. Me, a Mumbaikar, had come to the hills of Uttarakhand to escape the heat. A fellow Mumbaikar who stepped out of the plane told me in Marathi, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Bhagsunag waterfall drying up

The Bhagsunag waterfall, a prime tourist attraction in McLeodganj tourist circuit, has dried up. The tourists eager to have a look of the waterfall they have seen in photographs are disappointed. Only a trickle of water is left in the fall. The ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago


Favorite pastime gliding up and down the Mall , like other hill resorts in India, came into existence in the 1820s or thereabouts, when the families of British colonials began making for the hills in order to escape the scorching heat of the plains.
 IndiaPost1 month ago

India: A journey to second home

By Abdul Saboor Sarir-KABUL: Hundreds of Afghans visit India every year for different reasons. However, one thing is crystal-clear that they feel at home when they are in India. No fear of arrest or discrimination multiplies their joy. Their ...
 Afghanistan Times1 month ago

Why a trip to Landour and Dhanaulti is a must!

If you are looking for an off-beat place to spend some time away from the din of Mussoorie town, then this idyllic village is tailor-made for you. Image:  A view of the valley from Landour. Photograph: Paul Hamilton/Wikimedia Images Located in the outskirts of Mussoorie, Landour is a sleepy little hamlet. It’s hard to believe the sheer contrast of the nature of both these locations, situated just about 5 km away from each other. In fact, the hamlet started out as a British ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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