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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......

45 Army, IAF choppers; 10,000 troops deployed in Uttarakhand

Stepping up relief and rescue operations in Uttarakhand, the Union defence ministry has deployed more than 45 choppers belonging to the Army and the Indian Air Force there along with more than......

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......

India, Russia to conduct wargames in August

Indian and Russian troops will carry out counter-terrorism drills during joint wargames 'INDRA-2012' close to Russia's boundary with China and Mongolia in August. India and Russia have been......

Congress wants Tiwari to take voluntary retirement

The Congress is trying to persuade former Andhra Pradesh governor N D Tiwari to take voluntary retirement from politics in the wake of his involvement in an alleged sex scandal.The party's central......

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......

Top companies backing out from Uttarakhand

They came, they saw and they vanished. With the area-based exemptions all set to end tomorrow in Uttarakhand, a series of top companies has now given up the idea of setting up new units in the hill......

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......

Uttarakhand to give Tata Motors 50 acres more?

While the Uttarakhand government is adopting a cautious approach towards concessions on lease rent as well as more land to Tata Motors at Pantnagar, it has now agreed in principle to allot 50 acres......

Uttarakhand yet to accede to Tata Motors' demands

The B C Khanduri government seems to be in no hurry to provide concession on lease rent as well as some more land to Tata Motors at the Pantnagar industrial estate.A high-level meeting, held on......

  People speak for kumaon hills

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himanshu pataria
Q. How to reach Kedarnath and Badrinath and where to stay there?
Himanshu Pataria:  A.  more

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

Good Citizen
Q. What is your favorite destination for a vacation with family------hill station or beach resort or any other place? Please name your choice as well.
Good Citizen:  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/what-is-your-favorite-destination-for-a-vacation-with-family/23884619/answers/25548870

Prasoon Sinha
Q. How many lakes in India?
Prasoon Sinha:  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-many-lakes-in-india/23264559/answers/23884765

Prasoon Sinha
Q. which is d hill=station is good far summer ? in UP/utranchl
Prasoon Sinha:  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-is-d-hillstation-is-good-far-summer--in-uputranchl/23264559/answers/19844881

shivkumarP
Q. which hill station is your favourite?
ShivkumarP:  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-hill-station-is-your-favourite/19844823/answers/18676563

  Web results for Kumaon Hills
Rain sweeps North India, kills 2 in Uttarakhand

Monsoon showers lashed northern India and brought tragedy in its wake in Uttarakhand where two persons were killed while two others were swept away... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/monsoon-2014-rain-sweeps-north-india-kills-2-in-uttarakhand/1271876/
Efforts needed to boost Apple tourism in the State

ith the Yatra season in this hill State arrives the apple ripening season . The sight of apples ripening on the trees and also the fruit available... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/efforts-needed-to-boost-apple-tourism-in-the-state.html
Heavy rain warning in Uttarakhand, char dham yatra disrupted

NEW DELHI/DEHRADUN: The Met department has warned that heavy rain is likely to lash the hills of Uttarakhand in the next 48 hours beginning... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Heavy-rain-warning-in-Uttarakhand-char-dham-yatra-disrupted/articleshow/38458878.cms
An artist's impression

About one-and-a-half decades ago, the patch of hill where Te Aroha stands today was a virgin canvas. One man passing through Dhanachuli fell in... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Te-Aroha-An-artist-s-impression-1005495
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

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