Scenic beauty of hills asking for healthier environment

Scenic beauty of hills asking for healthier environment

by Anubhuti Agrawal The findings from a study by Frances Kuo, a professor of landscape and human health, published in a research series for the National Recreational and Park Association, states that the health benefits come irrespective of other factors and, once we are deprived of green space, our health suffers dramatically. The greener environment ..

Illicit quarrying in Garh region

Illicit quarrying in Garh region

by Shivani Sharma We talk about the environment, we talk about nature, we talk about conservation we talk so much and we sound too wise when we discuss Mother Earth because we claim to care about the human race and its supporting system. But the truth is we are not. When we know that we ..

Green Vote Bank – Environment’s call to vote wisely

Green Vote Bank – Environment’s call to vote wisely

by Ayushi Nagalia Don’t you just love the sensation of walking barefoot on green lands, breathing in cool, fresh air, drinking safe, clean water to quench the thirst acquired after enjoying a delicious, healthy meal, made from fresh vegetables straight from your backyard garden? Don’t you like to go on such peaceful outings with the ..

The Hypocrisy behind Politics in Uttarakhand – Issue Story

The Hypocrisy behind Politics in Uttarakhand – Issue Story

by Nitin Chandola On the 15th of February, 2017, the fourth legislative assembly polls were held in Uttarakhand to select the state’s ninth chief minister. Our state is not only in a satirical but also in a pitiful state. Political parties have ruled our state to increase its instability and disabilities. Uttarakhand, with the badges ..

Perils of a Perishing Beauty- Column

Perils of a Perishing Beauty- Column

Located in the foothills of The Himalayas, Dehradun is a wonderful city where the nature’s beauty never ceases to amaze every eye that looks upon it. The marvelous panoramic views from Mussoorie Road , the stony river beds of Maldevta , the freshness of the air in Vasant Vihar and the best of all, the ..

Canals: The Lost Heritage of Doon – Guest Column

Canals: The Lost Heritage of Doon – Guest Column

by Nomaan Khan Sometimes a city is defined by its history, sometimes by its food, culture, people, lifestyle, language, heritage and many other things. In a broader picture all of these things are inter related to each other. Culture binds the people, people follow a lifestyle this lifestyle consist of the food they eat, the ..

Hues Of Dehra- Column

Hues Of Dehra- Column

by Shivani Sharma Architecture isn’t just about what you see around yourself, it’s not just buildings, it’s much more than that, it is what you feel, it’s what you perceive beyond your vision. Those feelings you experience when you are at home, when you go to school, college or hang out with your friends. It ..

Time Travel Through The Engraved Curves On Uttarakhand- Issue Story

Time Travel Through The Engraved Curves On Uttarakhand- Issue Story

by Nitin Chandola Time travel is an amazing notion and product of  modern science in last century. The basic concept of time travel was to change the course of present with respect to the past. It is adamant that the present happens due the influence of past actions, hence each and every aspect whether physical, ..

“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 ..