Dehradun

Cautious cheers for New Year

Cautious cheers for New Year

December 31, 2020

New Year’s Eve is an eagerly awaited moment for most, especially the youth the world over, as people look forward to the year to end and festivities to begin. This year, too, people have been longing for the year end to arrive, though for a different reason. Practically everyon...

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Dehradun is drowning in its own waste

Dehradun is drowning in its own waste

December 24, 2020

Moreover, over 50 tonnes of waste remains uncollected every day and keeps on piling up on the streets and open lands across the entire district. Years of this neglect has led to a situation where it is apparent that the entire Doon valley is crumbling under the pressure of an inc...

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A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

April 1, 2020

Nothing, but echoes of peace and greenery all around. Welcome to a hidden paradise in the Kumaoni hills where nature still rules. Inaccessible to telephonic networks, Pangot is a perfect getaway to recharge your batteries. Like a blank canvas painted with every possible shade of ...

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S Raheja

S Raheja

July 17, 2017

S Raheja, Member (Planning) of Airports Authority of India (AAI) talks about the various plans that AAI has in place to ensure the successful growth of the Indian aviation sector. He discussed how AAI is trying to provide a strong backbone to various government initiatives while ...

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Four Indian spa destinations nestled in the hill stations

Four Indian spa destinations nestled in the hill stations

May 6, 2017

Tropical spa resorts are increasingly becoming à la mode tourist destinations with their multiple therapeutic and rejuvenating retreats, ranging from Ayurvedic massage, hot stone massage, Thai massage to aromatherapy. This thereby contributes significantly to India’s foreign e...

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Autour de l’Himalaya en sept jours

Autour de l’Himalaya en sept jours

April 20, 2017

La troisième édition de l’« Ultimate Uttarakhand Himalayan MTB Challenge », course de VTT dans l’État d’Uttarakhand (Nord) au pied de l’Himalaya, s’est déroulée du 8 au 16 avril 2017. En sept jours, une cinquantaine de vététistes a parcouru la distance impres...

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Around the Himalayas in 7 days

Around the Himalayas in 7 days

April 8, 2017

The third edition of the Uttarakhand mountain biking race flagged off on April 8, 2017, in Nainital, in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. With participation from over 15 countries, the race will cover a distance of 884 km in seven biking days.

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Regional Connectivity

Regional Connectivity

March 23, 2017

One of the focus areas of the government has been to push air connectivity across the country, especially to Tier II and Tier III cities as India currently uses only a third of its 456 airports, government’s initiatives such as modernisation of airports, the introduction of reg...

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Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

Two-horse electoral race to determine Uttarakhand’s fate

January 30, 2017

Uttarakhand will be one of the five states to go to assembly polls in February. Not surprisingly, the state has turned into an electoral battlefield for the principal contenders - the ruling Congress (I) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

August 17, 2016

Great deal of tigers have been killed in India in the recent past and to protect the endangered species, the country will soon be up with its first tiger cell in Dehradun (Northern India).

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Mix énergétique

Mix énergétique

March 3, 2016

Face à des besoins énergétiques en pleine croissance, le gouvernement indien étudie la construction de nouvelles centrales nucléaires, notamment dans le Bihar, l’Haryana et le Pendjab, pour tripler dans la prochaine décennie sa capacité de production d’énergie nuc...

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Energy mix

Energy mix

March 3, 2016

Facing huge power needs, the Indian government is planning to set up new nuclear power plants and studying new locations, notably in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, to triple in the next 10 years its nuclear power generation base. A huge market where international companies, notably U...

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