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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, 2 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 Magazine3 days 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 week 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 Tribune1 month ago
Financial Express

Almora

, a popular hill station inUttarakhand, is known as the cultural capital of Kumaon. This town is situated on a five-km mountain range at an altitude of 1,650 m and from a distance, its shape resembles a horse shoe. Almora was the seat of power of ...
 Financial Express1 month 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.com1 month ago
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Nature is under siege from Uttarakhand's forest fires

'When I read that the blaze has engulfed the beautiful oak and pine forests around Kumaon's Lake District, my heart bled,' says Geetanjali Krishna. Did the timber mafia cause the forest fires? IMAGE: The blue throated barbet feasts on insects, flowers and fruits. Photograph: Kind courtesy Koshy Koshy/Creative Commons   Uttarakhand, especially the hills of Kumaon, have been under the grip of widespread forest fires. When I read that the blaze has engulfed the beautiful oak and pine ...
 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 Chronicle1 month 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 Journal2 weeks ago
Outlook Traveller

The Best of Uttarakhand

From high Himalayan wildernesses to charming hamlets, here are three great destinations in Uttarakhand Munsiyari: The northern valleys of the Kumaon region, where mighty rivers pour out of giant Himalayan glaciers, are some of the most ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago
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