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2 washed away in flash floods in Uttarakhand

Two persons were washed away in flash floods in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand following heavy rains, even as the relief works were in full swing in the flood-hit Uttarkashi district. All the 158......

Sacrifice of Tibet: Of extraordinary delusions

On November 18 every year, I silently salute the brave souls of C Company, 13th Kumaon Regiment, who in 1962 died practically to the last man and the last bullet defending Ladakh against the......

ULFA militant killed in army encounter

Continuing with the relentless operations against the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, the troops of 19 Kumaon Regiment of 181 Mountain Brigade killed an ULFA leader in an encounter on......

Sonia Gandhi holidaying in Kumaon hills

Congress Party chief Sonia Gandhi is holidaying in picturesque Kausani in Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal.Gandhi, on a private visit, is staying with the family of Suman Dubey, a close friend of her......

J-K: Holed up terrorists have supply line to PoK

In a reminder of Kargil incursion of 1999, around 40 terrorists along with Pakistani special troops are 300-400 metres inside the Indian territory in Keran sector of Kashmir and are getting......

Uttarakhand plans IIM at Kashipur

The Uttarakhand government is planning to set up an Indian Institute of Managementin Kumaon region of the hill state.For this purpose, the government has identified two sites-- Escort Farms in the......

Rudrapur readies for Nano launch

A five-star hotel, malls and branded showrooms. The face of Rudrapur, a small township in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, has undergone a drastic change due to the Pantnagar Industrial Estate.......

Himalayan calamity: Banks start counting losses

The Garhwal region collectively has deposits worth Rs 2,100 crore and advances worth Rs 1,000 crore. Leading public sector banks, particularly State Bank of India, are staring at a substantial loss......

Village level innovation: The next big thing

Over the last twenty years it has even more passionately been argued that the future of India depends on rapid expansion on four fronts, writes Rajni Bakshi.A brilliantly innovative rural woman......

Double agr growth to ensure food security: PM

Concerned over the slow pace of agricultural growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called for doubling it to 4 per cent in order to achieve inclusive growth and food security."We must......

John Abraham injured

John Abraham sustained minor injuries during the shooting of Karan Johar's production, Kaal, near the famed Jim Corbett National Park in Ram Nagar, Kumaon, Uttaranchal.The filmis directed by......
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valiente nahu
Q. Suggest me a nice place to visit in this summer holiday ? ;-P
Valiente Nahu:  A.  more

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pravin
Q. Which among the following is the origin of Damodar river ?A Great HimalayaB Kumaon HimalayaC Chhota nagpurD None of them
Pravin:  A. My instant choice will be for Binsar in Kumaon . Just an hours drive from Almorah . Far from the madding crowd . Except a Kumaon nigam resort , no...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-among-the-following-is-the-origin-of-damodar-river-a-g/26118521/answers/27544083

shyju
Q. your favourite tourist destination in india ?
Shyju:  A. Chhota nagpur more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/your-favourite-tourist-destination-in-india-/26105955/answers/26118526

himanshu pataria
Q. How to reach Kedarnath and Badrinath and where to stay there?
Himanshu Pataria:  A. My instant choice will be for Binsar in Kumaon . Just an hours drive from Almorah . Far from the madding crowd . Except a Kumaon nigam resort , no...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-reach-kedarnath-and-badrinath-and-where-to-stay-there/25548833/answers/26105967

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Kumaoni language--- what is it?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. kedarnathBy foot for a steep fourteen km trek through a paved path (horses or palanquins are available for rent) from Gaurikund, which is connected...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kumaoni-language----what-is-it/25493303/answers/25548870

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View finder | Almora, Uttarakhand

In this neighbourhood that is home to an ancient art form, the clangs of metal hammering metal grow fainter by the day Prachi Joshi Tweet... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/1NYpyEebiZVYitZGBGK4oM/View-finder--Almora-Uttarakhand.html
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... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Top-10-high-altitude-adventure-thrills-1005477
Chipping Away At Their Lives

A far-flung village in Almora district could soon become history due to a silent killer: termites. Mukesh Rawat reports Going through the roof... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/chipping-away-at-their-lives/
Forest officials told to execute plans

te Forest Minister Dinesh Aggarwal has instructed Forest Department officials to ensure that works don't remain restricted to official files, but... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/forest-officials-told-to-execute-plans.html
Waterlogging, mishaps add to woes of Doon residents

n received 30.8 mm rainfall on Tuesday evening which brought relief to the residents from hot and humid conditions. However, short spell of rain in... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/waterlogging-mishaps-add-to-woes-of-doon-residents.html

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