Almora, nestled in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, is known for its panoramic view of the Himalayas, the Nanda Devi temple and delicious cuisine. But it might come as surprise to some that the beautiful scarves from here, hand woven by the Panchachuli women ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
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Khati's prominence in Kumaon comes from its location on the trail to the Pindari glacier. It is the last village before the snow-capped peaks of Zero Point, two days walk away. Khati does not have electricity. Nearby villages do. One of the most ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
AHMEDABAD: A faculty of Cept University has written one of the most comprehensive books on the Himalayas and the architecture of its cities. 'Himalayan Cities - Settlement Patterns, Public Places and Architecture', written by Professor Pratyush ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Next year, Uttara will celebrate its silver jubilee. The quarterly local magazine that has been inspiring women in the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand for nearly 25 years, is readying for the release of three books of selected poetry, interviews and its ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
There are no private or public bodies now to look after the inns or caravanserais built by Jasuli Shaukyani, a wealthy widow, during the British period. The Jasuli inns are in a dilapidated condition. (HT Photo) To understand how these inns ...Hindustan Times, 18 hours ago
ad connectivity coupled with heavy snow, has deprived tourists of trekking in famous Pindari, Kafni and Sunderdunga glaciers in Kumaon's Bageshwar district. The concern here is primarily the commencement of tourist season combined with poor road ...New Delhi Pioneer, 6 days ago
Enormous lake with an island at center is a popular tourist destination located in the Nainital district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located at an altitude of around 1200 meters, and is named after Bhima, one of the Pandavas from the ...IndiaPost, 1 week ago
Pradip Krishen The scale of Jungle Trees of Central India is vast. How challenging was the research and fieldwork that went into the making of this book? The difficult part for me was not identifying the trees. The hard bit was breaking down the ...Indian Express, 1 week ago
Tiger, tiger burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? These lines from William Blake's The Tiger, bring to mind a fearsome creature whose eyes, fiery and red, look out at you ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
The intrepid man has been on the top of the world five times. The incredible woman has opened the way for other Indians to the southernmost tip of the earth. There can be no couple quite as poles apart as the adventurous Dharmshaktus MAYANK SINGH ...The Sunday Indian, 1 month ago
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