The Slums Still Grow in Dehra- Issue Story

The Slums Still Grow in Dehra- Issue Story

It’s been past fifteen years since Dehradun is declared as temporary capital of the state. It is sarcastic that a state established to create opportunities in villages and remote areas of hill region, established its capital in plains. Dehradun has paid for this decision in form of losing vegetation, swamps and rich flora and fauna. ..

Editorial, September 2016

Editorial, September 2016

Finally!! Here is our first issue on social topic “Slums of Doon”, after four successive issues related to art and culture.  Society shapes the future of upcoming generation and insures the legacy which they  pass on to their children. The hygienic and well planned lifestyle can make life easier hence, sustainable development in developing cities ..

Peer pressure was a kind of depression which I have experienced – Devika Das

Peer pressure was a kind of depression which I have experienced – Devika Das

Authors are extraordinary in their own ways. Devika Das, a pioneering author was in Doon for Book Launch event of The Booknerds.  She exemplifies the statement “living life on own terms”. Her second book “The Mind Game” is based on the process of motivation and self-help during depression. Devika is currently working as a senior ..

We all are same in the dark.

We all are same in the dark.

It’s one, and its dark, pitch black clouds above us all, No more cowering away, i don’t need to hide The gloominess of the night veils my flaws I might be a failure through the day A nobody amongst the mass And the rays of the ever magnificent sun may perhaps put to light my ..

False Security

False Security

by Ayushi Nagalia   All colonies, societies and even individual houses hire night and day guards keeping in mind the safety of all their residents. Usually, two guards are appointed, one works during the day and the other works during the night. However, it is not unusual to not hear guard whistles at night and yet ..

“Ruskin Bond is my guru”, Anurag Shourie

“Ruskin Bond is my guru”, Anurag Shourie

With his debut novel “Half A Shadow”, Anurag Shourie compels  us to rethink upon life which a normal working person is living. Being a well-known anesthesiologist in CRO, Anurag is also an author who wrote the first medical thriller novel. Recently,  Anurag was in Dehradun at The Booknerds event. He interacted with the audience about his book and ..

Influenced by Indian transcendence  – BEATLES IN INDIA

Influenced by Indian transcendence – BEATLES IN INDIA

The most significant and famous band of the planet The Beatles’. Winning the heart of the world and getting the height of their popularity in early 1960s, traveled India to the foot of Himalayas in Rishikesh in search of something which cannot be gained by either money or fame. They spent two months in the ..

“Now, I do what I love” – Bhaavna Arora

“Now, I do what I love” – Bhaavna Arora

Bhaavna Arora an inspiring soul, who left her prestigious job to chase her life born dream, sets an acute example of an eccentric personality in this society. After her MBA from a prestigious college , Bhaavna laid her hands in teaching. However, after trying every possible thing she thought she liked, her inner self wanted ..

After Night Falls……

After Night Falls……

by Shivani Sharma The sun was about to touch the horizon, This is how she used to see her desires drown. She saw her hopes travelling along the smoke fall, Through her window she waved them all. Locked in a room with fragrance of her lost love, Fragrance, she always wanted to get rid of. ..

Trek To Nag Tibba – Travel story

by Prakshep Singh Bisht and Shriya Negi Not very far from Mussoorie, Nag Tibba the highest peak in the lesser Himalayas region about 3,022 meters high is situated 16 km away from Landour cantonment, around 57 km from Mussoorie in Tehri Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. This place is believed to be an abode to ‘Nag ..