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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 Hindu, 3 days ago
Tinderbox in in the Himalayas The Hindu, 3 days ago
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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.com3 days 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 India6 days ago
Financial Express

Ranikhet

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 Express1 week ago

Preservation of Cultural Traditions in Himalays and North-East Indian States

The Ministry of Culture is promoting the preservation of cultural traditions in Himalayan and North-East Indian States through its scheme i.e. Preservation and development of Cultural Heritage of the Himalayas. The objective of the scheme is to ...
 Press Information Bureau1 week 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 ...
 MapsofIndia1 week ago

Forest fires in Himalayas

The BJP-led NDA government does not appear to be serious in tackling the menace of forest fires and its after-effects in the world famous Himalayan forest region as fire incidents have taken a heavy toll on its flora and fauna also. On the face of ...
 Kashmir Times8 hours ago
Outlook Traveller

Top 10 Himalayan Homestays

Yasmin Hussain's Homestay, Srinagar Srinagar never disappoints. Not even when you spend all your time shuttling from crowded bagh to bagh, carpet shop to dry fruit shop, coming away with little to show for your hard work, except a few selfies on ...
 Outlook Traveller4 weeks ago
IndiaPost

Bhimtal

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 ...
 IndiaPost16 hours ago
Counter Currents

I Set Fire To The Mountains

Countercurrents.org Although I was not born there nor lived there long-term, I always thought of myself as a daughter of Uttarakhand. Ever since my first trek in the Garhwal Himalayas when I was seven, the mountains have been the home I go to ...
 Counter Currents2 days ago
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