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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......

Danger in the hills

Extensive anthropogenic interference, as part of developmental activities, is a significant factor that increases this hazard manifold. As a result, the landscape in the Himalayan, north-eastern......

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......

Monsoon getaways are cheaper on your pocket

Image: Uttarakhand's Valley of Flowers. Photograph: Araghu/Wikimedia Commons Hotels, airlines offer discounts to attract customers during lean season; attractions include treks, nature trails,......

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......
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Why Uttarakhand is more like Jharkhand than Himachal

. Later that month, I was in Mussoorie for a meeting. Cell phones then were rare, and I did not yet own one. I walked down the Mall, and found an... ...
Your 8-point guide to Kumaon

Driving through the dense deodar and blue pine forests against a Himalayan backdrop, it's tough not to break into song about the hills being alive... ...
Don't forget the heroes of Rezang La

Few events in the annals of valour match the battle fought by 13 Kumaon's C Company to safeguard a Ladakhi village during the 1962 India-China war... ...
Learn photography on this photo tour in Uttarakhand

A photo tour of Kumaon bestowed a great deal more than better photography. I barely remember the first few hours of the drive. I was diving in... ...
Congress stand on Gairsain may cost it in 2017 assembly polls

The ruling Congress may have to pay a heavy price in the 2017 assembly elections for its conflicting stand on Gairsain as Uttarakhand's possible... ...

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