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When sport is a reason to return home
Calcutta Telegraph

When sport is a reason to return home

For a fortnight this June, a playground in Munsyari drew crowds of people. They were residents of Kumaon's Johar Valley and members of its far-flung diaspora. June is Johar's month of annual get-together. The magnet is that playing field. It hosted ... Calcutta Telegraph, 20 hours ago

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DNA, 3 months ago
Forbes India

Taming The Golden Mahseer In The Himalayas

Learning how to catch the golden mahseer, the king of freshwater game-fish in India, is a lure that's very hard to resist Image: Jim Klug The water at the Upper Marchula Beat in Uttarakhand is so clear that one can see the ...
 Forbes India1 week ago

Himalayas witnessing trafficking of rich resource Keeda Jadi!

New Delhi: The Himalayas contain numerous medicinal plants and various Ayurvedic Oshadhis which have the power to save human lives. In the high Himalayas of dev bhoomi Uttarakhand, every year, families including children trudge up to altitudes ...
 PardaPhash1 week ago

Take a Hike

Trekking is big in the summers and now, women-only groups are set to conquer new terrains. Some of the new Himalayan Treks for 2014 are: Great Lake Trekking Location: Kashmir Date: July, 2014 The Walk: Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Climate change altering rhododendron bloom time: report

The blooming of rhododendrons heralds the onset of spring in the Himalayas, but thanks to climate change they are now flowering early in the winter itself, research shows. A study by a group of scientists of the G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Hotter than before, wetter than before

At his house in upper Paton, next to the trail leading to eastern Kumaon's Ralam Valley, Kharak Singh empathised with the weather-beaten hikers relishing the roti and daal his family had made. Over a long trek of 44 days, threading various trails ...
 Calcutta Telegraph4 weeks ago

Sea Buckthorn berries to help develop fallow lands

esh' or 'Tur', known as Sea Buckthorn, is found in valleys in the higher reaches of the Himalayas. This nutritious fruit which is also used traditionally for treating various ailments is being seen by agro experts as useful for developing ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
New Indian Express

The Fragile Might of the Himalayan Ranges

Most parts of the state are mountainous with high Himalayan peaks and glaciers. The seat of the Himalayas, the Uttarakhand region is home to mighty snow covered ranges and attracts thousands of tourists and pilgrims in both summer and winter.
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Pilgrims movement to be tracked using wireless devices

view to ensuring a safe and smooth journey of the Greater Himalayas, the authorities concerned will track the movements of the pilgrims of the Holy Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage during their Himalayan sojourn with the help of wireless communication ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Walking the Himalayan talk

Continuing a tradition that began four decades ago, a committed band of activists and others are beginning a 45-day walk through the Himalayas with one motto in mind, 'Know your village, know your people'. Manisha Pande reports Circa 1974, four ...
 DNA India2 months ago
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