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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 Tribune, 6 days ago

Tinderbox in the Himalayas

The full extent and impact of the forest fires in Uttarakhand can be assessed only after they have abated with better weather conditions, but the furious blaze that has swept the hill State drives home the truth that governments are yet to find ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Tinderbox in in the Himalayas  The Hindu1 month ago
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, 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 Express3 weeks ago

7 States. 6 Days. 2,148 km and a journey of a lifetime

When'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/   Day 1: The Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand Their ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

This Is The Reality Of What Forest Fires Are Doing To Our Wildlife

Thank the Gods for the rains - it has helped in putting out one of the worst forest fires we have known in the Himalayas. But do all eyes now turn away from the truth behind such a tragedy? What happens to what remains, charred and vulnerable? ...
 Indiatimes1 month ago Forest fires in Himalayas  Kashmir Times1 month ago This is the reality of what India forest fires are doing to wildlife  Before It's News1 month ago

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.com1 month ago

Down in bird land

For the last two days, the state of Uttarakhand, especially the hills of Kumaon, have been under the grips of widespread forest fires. When I read that the blaze has engulfed the beautiful oak and pine forests around Kumaon's 'Lake District', my ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
Financial Express


in Uttarakhand is a hill station and a place associated with the legends of Himalayas. According to historical accounts, Queen Padmini of Kumaon was enchanted by this hill paradise; and King Sudhardev obliged her by building a palace here and named ...
 Financial Express2 months ago

What's new in the Indian Himalaya: May 2016

Discover the latest news and developments in the Indian Himalaya with volume three of Apex, the newsletter of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) is the apex Indian body for organising, supporting and ...
 The British Mountaineering Council1 month ago Preservation of Cultural Traditions in Himalays and North-East Indian States  Press Information Bureau2 months ago

Auli: India's Premier Skiing Destination

Himalayan towns are popular tourist getaways in summer. They are known for their beauty and serenity in the midst of nature. These are summer destinations where people from the plains want to get away to. Auli , in the Chamoli district of ...
 MapsofIndia2 months ago
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