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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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 India, 1 week ago
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 ...PardaPhash, 1 week ago
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 Express, 3 weeks ago
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 Hindu, 3 weeks ago
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 Telegraph, 4 weeks ago
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 Pioneer, 1 month ago
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 Express, 1 month ago
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 Pioneer, 1 month ago
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 India, 2 months ago
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