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 ..

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

By Nidhi Rauthan Uttrakhand is one of the most beautiful and divine state of India, it has developed a lot in past few years and recovered from the great calamity of 2013. In the race of attaining success, good livelihood and development,  people have not forgotten their main roots and religious believes.  Garhwal, Kumaun and ..

The Temple of Mahasu Devta – In Reference to Bisoi Village

The Temple of Mahasu Devta – In Reference to Bisoi Village

By Iram Uttarakhand is one of the mesmerizing states of India which has its own specialty related to culture, tourist spots, and education, and most importantly, it has been referred to as the land of God (dev bhumi) due to the presence of many holy temples in its vicinity. The name Uttarakhand has been derived from the ..

Biography of Kedarnath’s Bheemshila

Biography of Kedarnath’s Bheemshila

By Ayushi Nagalia It’s the beginning of a new day and I wish I could move myself a little, if not move, I wish I could wash off all the red teekas from my forehead. It has only been four years since I came to this place and I haven’t moved since. This place is ..

Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

by Nitin Chandola In the Chid grooves of Kumaon, mythologies of the Chitai Golu devta plays an important role in maintaining the beliefs of Kumaoni residents and tribes of the region. Known as Manaskhand in Upanishads and Puranas, the region Kumaon’s name is derived from “Kurma Avatar” and signifies that most of the mythologies are ..