“Dodital”- Abode Of Gods

“Dodital”- Abode Of Gods

Amidst soaring heights and an elevation of 3310 meters, ‘Dodital’ is like a scintillating emerald stationed on the crest of an inexplicable landscape: mysterious, serene and majestic. One can see the famous Himalayan Golden Trout fish through the crystal clear water of the tal. This is one of the rare water bodies where Himalayan Trout ..

Saving Rispana and Bindal – Column

Saving Rispana and Bindal – Column

For decades, Rispana and Bindal River has been a lifeline of Dehradun city. Though being seasonal rivers, till the late 1970’s, they served as a home to small fishes and children used to spend hours playing with the fresh water of these rivers. They still act as valves to disperse rainwater of the region during ..

It’s All Justified !!

It’s All Justified !!

We live in perverted times. We live through injustice, through phases where our morals are continuously challenged, broken, formed and rewritten. We live through dark truths and white lies. We live through divisions of class and of status. We live through varying degrees of emotions- envy, pride, lust and fear. But there is a catch. ..

The Last Leaflets- Fiction story

The Last Leaflets- Fiction story

Those crumpled leaflets went down swaying and fluttering amidst the whirling wind and heavy showers from the sky accompanied by thunderbolts. Who could have ever imagined the dreary sufferings of that innocent damsel of sixteen, ‘Samaira’ certainly a name without any identity except being a shitty product of procreation in a slum. A remorseful-cum-sympathetic anal ..

Empowering Slum’s Education-Social Story

Empowering Slum’s Education-Social Story

We live in a society where quality of living is defined by money; people who are not fortunate enough to earn a good lifestyle are not able to attain that quality of life. Few natives who are not able to afford a shelter either end up living a nomadic life or they dwell temporary shelters, ..

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 ..