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Are we heading to being a failed State?

The invasion of Mumbai by Pakistani terrorists is but a replay of times past: The periodic and predictable arrival of barbarians over the Khyber Pass, laying waste to the countryside, and wreaking......

Operation on to save trapped trekkers in Gharwal

Efforts are on to rescue the two trekking teams trapped in the Gharwal Himalayas due to heavy rains hitting the area for the past two days and they are reported to be safe.Nearly 37 trekkers,......

Man's need and greed in God's playground

This is near Kailu Vinayak, at close to 14,000 feet above sea level, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, a state which prides itself as dev bhoomi, or the gods' playground. This is on the way to......

Army rescues Russian team in Dehradun

Army helicopters on Saturday rescued four Russian trekkers and four porters and guides who were trapped for some days at a height of 14,000 feet at Arbataal area near Gangotri in the......

Congress conclave: Why was it held?

The much-hyped two-day Congress chief ministers' conclave that concluded in Nainital on Sunday is seen as an exercise in futility.There was not a single recommendation despite deliberations lasting......

The 2 billion dollar boom town

If you haven't heard of Rudrapur, you've probably already missed the boat. With $2 billion in investments, this foothill town is the next big address for industry.A little over four centuries ago,......

How to buy a dream house in the hills

Astyuttarasyaam dishi devataatmaaHimaalayo naama nagaadhiraajah.Puuravaaparau toyanidhii vagaahyaSthith parvitivyaaiava maanadandaha.Himalayas, the king of kings in the north,is the soul of the......

Uttaranchal: Choppers, ski resorts to woo tourists

The Uttaranchal government has lined up an attractive package to give a boost to its tourism industry.It is planning to introduce a helicopter service to Char Dham to attract foreign and elite......

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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.  more

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

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

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Kumaoni language--- what is it?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  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/kumaoni-language----what-is-it/25493303/answers/26105967

Rocking Raaj
Q. Where is the most beautiful place you have ever been?
Rocking Raaj:  A. The Kumaoni are a people of the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, a region in the Indian Himalayas. Their Kumaoni language is one of the Central...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-most-beautiful-place-you-have-ever-been/24392974/answers/25493304

  Web results for Kumaon Himalayas
Kumaon calling

Kumaon is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal. While... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-kumaon-calling-1980667
All for a view to kill - Jalna, a window to the Himalayas

founding of Jalna, nestled amid Almora, Mukteshwar and Binsar, goes back to the mid-19th century. And it has a Cawnpore (now Kanpur) connection.... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/all-for-a-view-to-kill---jalna-a-window-to-the-himalayas/1/356700.html
WONDROUS VISTAS

Youll never find a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me, Winston Churchill had said. For tea-drinking travellers, there is... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/wondrous-vistas-496
Historic Jasuli Shaukyani inns cry for attention

There are no private or public bodies now to look after the inns or caravanserais built by Jasuli Shaukyani, a wealthy widow, during the British... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/dehradun/historic-jasuli-shaukyani-inns-cry-for-attention/article1-1208539.aspx
Poor road network may deprive tourists of trekking in glaciers

ad connectivity coupled with heavy snow, has deprived tourists of trekking in famous Pindari, Kafni and Sunderdunga glaciers in Kumaon's Bageshwar... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/poor-road-network-may-deprive-tourists-of-trekking-in-glaciers.html

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