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प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

आज उनके द्वारा उगाये गए जंगल में पेड़ो की संख्या ५०० से अधिक है. जिसमे विभिन्न तरह के पेड़ है. जहां इमारती लकडियो से लेकर...
Agriculture Turning Tides in Hills: A case of Naini

Agriculture Turning Tides in Hills: A case of Naini

Introduction Pointing towards an old dilapidated house, Dharma Singh Rana tells me that he has spent his entire childhood and adulthood under that thatched roof....
Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Few kilometers from the lively and festive hill station of Mussoorie lies one of the most haunted places in Uttarakhand - Lambi Dehar Mines. A place...
The enriching Chaainsheel Trek becomes 2017 Trek of the Year, along with Dronagiri

The enriching Chaainsheel Trek becomes 2017 Trek of the Year, along with Dronagiri

Celebrated for its phenomenal natural beauty that garlands the Himalayan state, Uttarakhand has earned accolades in its name by offering the best trekking expeditions in...
Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

The less trodden trail of Jumma-Dronagiri which is associated with Lord Hanuman’s search for the life-saving herb, Sanjeevni Booti has come into limelight for all...
10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Less than 5000 in Uttarakhand

10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Less than 5000 in Uttarakhand

The weather is getting colder day by day but the excitement of New Year and Christmas is rising the temperature equally. The party and holiday...
Kothar : Indigenous Technology of Hills

Kothar : Indigenous Technology of Hills

In the modern times, Kothars are slowly disappearing in the hills. The new generation has become ignorant of such techniques. They are lured by modern...
A Walk Down The Pahadi Memory Lane

A Walk Down The Pahadi Memory Lane

"Dedicated to my childhood and to all my fellow pahadis around the world" – Kavita Adhikari I had the opportunity to see and grow up...
शिवभूमि उत्तराखंड : केदारखंड व मानसखंड

शिवभूमि उत्तराखंड : केदारखंड व मानसखंड

लेखक: सुधीर जुगरान "नाद" सृष्टि की उत्पत्ति का, प्रस्फुटित होता आदि योगी शिव के डमरू से। शिव सनातन हिन्दू धर्म के ऐसे देवता है जो...
25 Hilarious Pahadi Expression of Gollum To Tickle Your Funny Bone

25 Hilarious Pahadi Expression of Gollum To Tickle Your Funny Bone

1. When everybody is dancing on Dhol Damau and suddenly they ask me to join. Feeling so shy! [caption id="attachment_10331" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Photo credit: New...
Legend of Madho Singh Bhandari: The Man who replenished Maletha Village

Legend of Madho Singh Bhandari: The Man who replenished Maletha Village

As you traverse in the alleys of Srinagar town, 5 km from here you’ll see a hushed village called Maletha idyllically situated on the Devprayag...
Kedarnath Temple – Sadhguru demystifies its spiritual grace

Kedarnath Temple – Sadhguru demystifies its spiritual grace

The moment one catches the first glimpse of the majestic Kedarnath Temple perched at a staggering height of  3,500 meters, one could sense the feeling...
Polling Officials conquer snow laden booths at 10,000 ft for 275 voters in U’khand

Polling Officials conquer snow laden booths at 10,000 ft for 275 voters in U’khand

With news surfacing that Uttarakhand has set a benchmark with a record-breaking 68% voting in the Assembly Elections 2017, we mustn’t forget that the credit...
Dehradun – A Capital City With a Poor Model of Development

Dehradun – A Capital City With a Poor Model of Development

Its existence as a part of Uttarakhand Best known as the state capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is a place where development should have been clearly visible. More so,...
Inspirational Story of Chef. Ishan Bahukhandi, the Youngest International Indian Master Chef at 2016 Olympics

Inspirational Story of Chef. Ishan Bahukhandi, the Youngest International Indian Master Chef at 2016 Olympics

The inspirational story of this young chef who took the 2016 Rio Olympics by storm with his flavoursome dishes, will make you recall Ishan of...
Two Uttarakhand youth revive rural tourism – one Pahadi House at a time

Two Uttarakhand youth revive rural tourism – one Pahadi House at a time

On June 2013, when Kedarnath floods devastated all what came in its way, a thriving rafting resort at Rishikesh was also devoured by the relentless...
A Confused Kumauni – Uttarakhand Diaries

A Confused Kumauni – Uttarakhand Diaries

To some extent, it’s largely seen that traditions and culture are on verge of depletion. As the new generation is moving out of their nest...
George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

Perched on a hushed hilltop, few kilometres away from the tourist paradise Mussoorie, lays a legacy in ruins. The George Everest House (also known as...
‘eUttaranchal’s Clean Up Drive at Nun River’- A Mission which became an Anthem

‘eUttaranchal’s Clean Up Drive at Nun River’- A Mission which became an Anthem

2017 has arrived and dear god, there couldn’t be a better way to bid adieu to 2016 than having a clean-up drive at Nun river...
Cancer Survivor Sarika Rana’s Inspirational Story- A Journey Beyond Life

Cancer Survivor Sarika Rana’s Inspirational Story- A Journey Beyond Life

I was born and brought up in the lap of nature - the Himalayas, in a small town of Uttarakhand. Glancing at the floating clouds...