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Poachers set Kumaon foothills on fire to hunt musk deer

ALMORA: For the past few days, the foothills of Panchachauli in the Kumaon Himalayas have been enveloped in black smoke. Forest officials say that this is the handiwork of poachers who have on past several occasions burnt down parts of the foothills ... Times of India, 4 weeks ago
Outlook Traveller

Trekking to the Milam Glacier in Uttarakhand

For a snow-covered adventure in Uttarakhand, trek to the Kumaon Himalaya's major glacier—Milam Glacier in Munsiyari, Pithoragarh district. A 24-hour journey in a UP Roadways bus is not the most comfortable way to get to Munsiyari, I realise, as ...
 Outlook Traveller2 weeks ago

Himalayan kitchen secrets

From lambs roasted on a spit to unusual herbs and local greens, pahari food is full of sur… Finance Last Modified: Fri, Jan 22 2016. 10 33 PM ISTThere are few things as heart-warming and evocative as a warm bowl of stinging nettle soup, topped ...
 MyInforms2 weeks ago
Ani News

Tourists travelling to Uttarakhand to enjoy aerial view of Himalayas

Jan 19, 6:38 pm Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Jan. 19 ( ANI ): Tourists travelling to Uttarakhand will now be able to enjoy the aerial view of the Himalayas as the first helicopter service between the city of Haldwani and Munsiyari town started ...
 Ani News3 weeks ago

KMVN launches Himalaya Darshan helicopter taxi service

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Haldwani, Jan. 19 -- Following the success of helicopter lake tour in Nainital, the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) launched its Himalaya Darshan (Munsyari) ...
 HT Syndication3 weeks ago

Kumaon: How a journey to the hills that started with curiosity ended as an astonishing inescapable experience

By Anita Rao-Kashi In the darkness, the winding road, lit by a small pool of light from the vehicle headlights, dipped and swerved alarmingly. The road was flanked by impenetrable curtains of tall trees on either side which seemed to be closing in ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Remembering Swami Vivekananda on National Youth Day

Dehradun, Jan. 12 -- Whenever we think of Swami Vivekananda, his love for the Himalayas and the Uttarakhand region comes to mind. Uttarakhand has a special connection with the memories of the great Swami Vivekananda whose 153nd birth anniversary is ...
 MSN News US4 weeks ago
Millennium Post

The Himalayas: Mitigation and adaptation

30 December 2015, New Delhi, Jigyasa Watwani A number of models are recording the disruption of weather and ecology to mitigate the impacts of climate change in the Himalayan region. Till the 1960s, the Himalayas would witness rain for ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago

A to-do list for Landour

A British colonial-era house in Mussoorie. Photo: dbimages / Alamy Stock Photo Isn't it odd that the British-era cantonment of Landour, 6km from Mussoorie, is named after Llanddowror, a faraway village in southwest Wales? The story goes ...
 Condé Nast Traveller India1 week ago
Outlook Traveller

The missionary man of Kotgarh

Two rose bushes meet in pink clouds over the door of a small-whitewashed church on the hillside. Inside, stained glass windows illuminate a plaque on the wall that reads: Created A.D. 1872 through the liberality of the friends of the Church ...
 Outlook Traveller3 weeks ago
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