Book Review: Equation of a Being – A Being Who Gathered Moss

Book Review: Equation of a Being – A Being Who Gathered Moss

Published by Notion Press, Equations of a Being: A Being Who Gathered Moss is Ashutosh Gupta’s debut book. The book features an attractive blue cover that shames the saying ‘Do not judge a book by its cover’. The book is divided into sixteen chapters which are more like fragments from the writer’s life. They effectively ..

Swachh Bharat | Architecture & the Environment Concerns of Dehradun

Swachh Bharat | Architecture & the Environment Concerns of Dehradun

By Iram In today’s world, cities are facing major issues of maintaining the cleanliness at public places. Every element of the city has a role in delineating a city. In India, we have a culture of making its visitors feel at home. However, the tourists find the places lacking in cleanliness. In order to promote ..

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

By Nidhi Rauthan Have you ever wondered what a smart city is? In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got to power along with his BJP government, with a vision to make India a fully developed country. He initiated the Smart City Mission under which 100 cities were to be chosen from all over the country ..

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

By Kushagra Mittal The twenty-first century, oldest civilization, world’s largest democracy, and second-most populated nation. What comes to your mind when you read such eye-catching adjectives for your country? Is it ‘developed’, ‘literate’, ‘superpower’? The reality is indeed very far from it. In spite of being the world’s largest democracy and second most populated nation, ..

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

By Ayushi Nagalia India being a huge country with an enormous population has had its fair amount of representation in Hollywood or any other filmmaking industry. A vast number of celebrities visit India every year. Many foreign bloggers and travelers visit and document India in different written and multimedia forms. Numerous photographers visit India for ..

Dying and Drying Lake of Nainital | A Case Study

Dying and Drying Lake of Nainital | A Case Study

By Nitin Chandola Naini Lake has been witnessing the effect of global warming from past ten years in the 21st century. A drastic commutation of tourist in Nainital region has led the lake to a state of misery. The fall in water level of the lake to 4 meters in Mallital become the matter of ..

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

By Nitin Chandola Dehradun’s decline in Swachh Bharat Sarvekshan 2017 was a shocking moment for the city residents. The failure of “to be Smart city” in the factor of cleanliness made us clear about the current condition of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan in Dehradun. The Swachh Bharat index 2017 was completely based on the rate of ..

Editorial, July 2017

Editorial, July 2017

The cleanliness of a city or town portrays the level of civic sense its citizens have. Cities like Chandigarh are amongst the most admired cities in north India, majorly because of their cleanliness. After two consecutive rejections of the Smart city proposal, Dehradun city was losing its aspiration to make it to the Smart city ..

Haunted Mussoorie

Haunted Mussoorie

By Shivnetri Kushwaha Ever encountered the unpleasant emotion of threat of the evanescent, or ever contained knowledge of the presence of that perceived as, although, physically nonexistent but one with access to the sight of you? The intense sensitivity to the phantom which does not belong to us- to the mortal world, yet to that which has the power to control one? Every ..

The Mystic Tales of Rishikesh

The Mystic Tales of Rishikesh

By Shivani Sharma Everything is mundane until you go out and see the world; you realize how significant and comfortable home was, there is so much to that city but you never realized it, and then that nostalgia takes over. In those old golden days, Rishikesh used to be one peaceful place where people used ..