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Spring in the Middle Himalayas: Shyamkhet, Uttarakhand
Outlook Traveller

Spring in the Middle Himalayas: Shyamkhet, Uttarakhand

The quaint homestay, Himalaica, in Shyamkhet, complements the excellence of springtime in Kumaon It was Holi, and we were shivering in the pre-dawn chill, trying to keep our eyes open, while our taxi rushed up at great speed from Kathgodam, past ... Outlook Traveller, 2 weeks ago

From Oct 1, travel in Vivekanand's footsteps in the Kumaon hills

PITHORGARH: In a move intended to showcase the deep connection that Swami Vivekananda had with the Kumaon hills, the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam (KMVN) is starting for the first time a package tour titled 'Memories of Swami Vivekanand' from October 1 ...
 Times of India20 hours ago

#TravelTales: Exploring the Kumaoni Village Where Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Nehru Vacationed

Ahidden jewel in the crown of Uttarakhand, thesmall and peaceful village of Kasar Devi has everything that makes it a perfect getaway for backpackers budget friendly homestays, friendly locals, amellow vibe and spectacularHimalayan views. Located ...
 Yahoo! India2 days ago
United News of India

Kumaon Literary Festival set to host many Pakistani speakers

New Delhi, Sep 21 (UNI) Unperturbed by unrest in Kashmir and the developments following the deadly Uri terror attack, several eminent Pakistani speakers from literary fraternity will be participating in the Second edition of Kumaon Literary Festival ...
 United News of India4 days ago

Top 7 Places to Visit in Ranikhet

Nestled amid a dense forest of towering pine and deodar trees with the majestic Himalayas in the backdrop, Ranikhet is a pristine little cantonment town in Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is located at an average altitude of 1,869 metres above ...
 MapsofIndia1 week ago

Indian, US armies begin joint exercise in Chaubattia tomorrow

Defence corporation A joint military training exercise 'Yudh Abhyas-2016' will be conducted in the foothills of the Himalayas at Chaubattia in Almora district of Kumaon from September 14 to 27. This will be the 12th edition of the exercise hosted ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 week ago

The other side of the Himalayas

A guide to lesser-known scenic hill stations and treks in the Himalayas Ninety per cent of visitors to the Indian Himalayas keep visiting the same 10 per cent of places, over and over again. Pilgrimages aside, the hill stations and treks attract ...
 The Hindu4 weeks 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 Tribune1 month 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 Magazine2 months 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 Tribune2 months ago
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