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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, 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 Express1 month 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 Hindu1 month 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 Telegraph1 month 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 Pioneer2 months ago

Top 10 high-altitude adventure thrills

1. Goecha La Trek, Sikkim For many Himalaya lovers, the mighty mountains of Sikkim often seem too remote for a visit. This should be rectified as soon as pos­sible, especially when it comes to this trek. The Goecha La is a 16,000-foot high and ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago
Business Standard India

Uttarakhand spends Rs 150 cr to improve facilities for Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

The Uttarakhand government has spent Rs 150 crore on infrastructure to improve the facilities along the famous 280-km Nanda Raj Jat Yatra in the state, Chief Minister Harish Rawat has said. The chief minister said the state government is providing ...
 Business Standard India3 hours ago Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra 2014 to begin from August 18, 2014  Travel Trade Journal2 weeks ago Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra 2014  India Infoline2 weeks ago Religious tourism to shine at Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra 2014  Travel News2 weeks ago

Vedic style chanting of Narayaṇopaniṣat

Category Veda chanting is enchanting literally. I have tried it both ways--trying to chant the Vedic text and listening to it. It is so energizing that you end up feeling totally renewed from your old lazy and tired self. There are some ...
 Speaking Tree1 week ago
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