Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

By Nitin Chandola Canals of Dehradun are an integral part of each Doonite’s life, these are the basic source of our daily water convention. Dehradun’s canals are not only an architectural marvel but also an engineered megastructure of the pre-independence era. Most residents of Dehradun are unaware of these canals, as most of the canals ..

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

By Priyanjali Bhalla In a small valley in the Himalayas, a river sprung out from within and as it tumbled along its journey southwards it raised a civilisation. It was the Rispana river. The landscape was beautiful with the backdrop of the mussorie ranges and surroundings of Himalayan forests. It made the land bountiful . ..

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

By Anjali Agrahari When it says that everything has both positive and negative aspects, the domination of British rule over north India has given Dehra a gift of value and innovation. Dehradun a city of rich water resources, Britisher significantly looked at it and realized that it is something worthy. Yes! the great network of ..

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

By Iram Today, Dehradun is a long collection of buildings from north to south with houses and shopping complexes constantly being built. There are people and vehicles all over. Though it is one of India’s wettest places with an average of 2200 mm rainfall annually, water shortages, especially in summer, has now become a common ..

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 ..

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 ..

THE FALLEN PILLARS -ISSUE  STORY

THE FALLEN PILLARS -ISSUE STORY

Well!! The sanctified version of flora and fauna in Doon is too awful for words. Since the pre independence era, this city is famous for its climate. Uttarakhand formation diverted the focus from its famous natural habitat, to its urban development. Litchis, Buransh, Pines, Gulmohar and Eucalyptus were the most common trees found in Doon. ..