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Himalayan wonder, far from madding crowd

Uttarakhand's Kumaon division is known for its large tracts of the Himalayas, whose towering snow-capped peaks are spectacular throughout the year. Nestled on the footsteps of the Sivalik Range, Ramnagar has an enviable reputation. Located 270 km ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago

GSI studies areas prone to landslide in state

In view of frequent landslides in Himalayan states, including Uttarakhand, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has come up with a landslide document for northwestern Himalayas. The GSI has been working on highly unstablised zones in the region for ...
 Chandigarh Tribune3 weeks ago

Mysticism in the Holy Himalaya

The hills of Uttarakhand remain a place where spirits abound and mysticism is the order of the day Mukesh Rawat Delhi In October 2015, 37-year-old Dinesh Verma was at a reputed private hospital in Delhi. His wife was battling for her life. Her ...
 HardNews Magazine1 month ago

Extreme heavy rainfall events to rise, use bioengineering to check slope instability

GUEST COLUMN Dr PP Dhyani Director, GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment, Almora Community-based disaster risk management Identification of vulnerable communities and places for risk reduction actions. Understanding ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

Meteorological station installed at Pindari glacier

Dehradun, June 22 The Dehradun-based Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) has successfully installed a micro meteorological station at the Pindari glacier at 12,000 ft in the Kumaon Himalayas. Prof Anil Kumar Gupta, WIHG Director, said a ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 months ago
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7 States. 6 Days. 2,148 km and a journey of a lifetime

When Rediff.com's Archana Masih and Rajesh Karkera set course from the foothills of the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea, they could not think of a better place to begin their journey than the stately campus that has given India some of its greatest military heroes. IMAGE: 610 cadets will graduate on June 11 and go to serve in different Indian Army regiments across the country. Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com.   Day 1: The Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand Their ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Imaarat: A ray of sunshine

Uttarakhand is replete with hidden jewels tucked away off the beaten track. Especially the Kumaon region which borders China in the north and Nepal in the west. It has both natural heritage in the form of tropical and alpine forests, rivers and lakes and high ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

My River Run on the Kali in Uttarakhand

An outdoor enthusiast gives a personal account of his rafting experience on the Kali river in the Kumaon region of the Indian Himalaya. The river forms the western boundary between India and Nepal, and great whitewater potential in the Indian ...
 Outdoor Journal1 month ago

I-Day 2016

Sheela Jaywant On August 15, Bai Goanna cooks a festive thaali at lunch: varan-bhaath, a sweet, some complicated special recipe and puries to wish the country a happy birthday. In our middle-class childhoods, birthdays weren't a big deal.
 Navhind Times1 week ago
Outlook Traveller

Weekend Breaks: Independence Day Getaways

The Independence Day long weekend is just around the corner and most of you must have your plans in place. For those of you who still haven't figured out where you want to go, OT 's here to your rescue. From a royal weekend in Jodhpur to a ...
 Outlook Traveller2 weeks ago
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