By Ayushi Nagalia Dehradun, the city of paradise, is undergoing immense changes as a result of it being the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is not known only for it’s ecological richness, but also for a rich culture and heritage that has been struggling to withstand the test of time under the pressure of extensive development, ..
“A good journey is the way a place affects one spiritually, mentally and emotionally”- Aditi Mathur KumarAditi Mathur Kumar, wife of an army officer is a passionate writer, traveler and blogger. Recently she launched her book “Love, Whatever That Means” in The Booknerds event. With more than two years career in regular blog writing, Aditi debuted her with book “Soldier & Spice” in prints. Apart from being a proud mother, she ..
SRI GURU RAM RAI DURBAR- HERITAGE STORYWhatever we may had called our Doon, but since two centuries we know it as “Dehra”. The name emerged from the Sikh word “dera” which means camping. In 1675, Ram Rai, the son of Guru Har Rai camped to Garhwal region of present uttarakhand, the area was known as the part of kedarkhand (abode ..
Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal SystemBy 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 ..
BHAIRVAS– AMBASADOR OF VALLEY’S MUSICMost of the songs we listen are related to some kind of genre. Rock, metallic, pop, blues are some of the most admired ones in the world and prevails in Doon as well. However, as soon as one gets over these genres, independent music starts. “Bhairvas” is a band representing and encouraging independent music in ..
Palayan in remote Himalayas of UttarakhandBy Vidisha Nainwal The 2013 flash floods that destroyed villages and innumerable towns in the interior areas of Uttarakhand have only intensified the migration of people from hilly areas to the plains. According to the sociologists and the activists, it won’t be long when we’ll have to face a major crisis if the rural infrastructure ..