Books  /  Published 29.11.19

Secret trails

For many, the Himalayan forests are an ideal site for a quick getaway from the city in search of a breath of fresh air. But these forests can also hide murky secrets or be the perfect spot for the unr...
By Kamalika Basu in

Travel  /  Published 03.04.19

Binsar: A paradise for nature lovers

Far away from the madding crowd, nestled on top of the Kumaon Himalayas, is the Club Mahindra Binsar Valley Resort. The beautiful resort in Uttarakhand’s Binsar is located 90km from Nainital and 120...
By Ushnota Paul in

Travel  /  Published 27.05.19

Kausani: Nature's lap for repose

A lot can happen when you step out. We all seek something liberating within us, a place beyond set avenues and views. Travel is my escape from my usual surroundings and stress, especially if it takes ...
By Jeena Mitra Banik in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.18

Climbers clear hills of trash

A team of climbers has collected over 3,000kg of garbage from Sandakphu, Bengal’s highest point at 11,929ft, and other areas in the Singalila National Park and its fringes over the past five days as...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Pets to meat, 5500 species at risk

Over 5,500 species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles are bought and sold to meet the human demand for meat, medicines, clothing, luxury items and pets, scientists said on Thursday.Their analy...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.18

Birdie party at lakes placid

Maithon Dam and Topchanchi Lake are bustling with visitors. Chirpy and winged ones all.Migratory flocks from the icy climes of Siberia, Mongolia and other transcontinental countries, besides the Himal...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 21.08.19

'Skeleton Lake' Roopkund claimed lives of itinerant Europeans too, shows study

The mysterious skeletons of Roopkund Lake in Uttarakhand has earned it the moniker of India's 'Skeleton Lake'. The lake which contains the skeletal remains of hundreds of people, include those from an...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.02.20

240-year-old pollution imprint on Himalayas

Chemical signatures of the birth of the Industrial Revolution in Europe 240 years ago remain imprinted high on top of the Himalayas and make up evidence for early atmospheric contamination, scientists...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.19

Sweat and fret for 48 hours in Jharkhand

After downpour days, here come muggy moments, thanks to high humidity.Sultry weather, which has upped the discomfort index, looks likely to continue for another 48 hours before Jharkhand can hope for ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

Ramesh Pokhriyal's IIT speech & the claps he got

Why did the students clap? That is, why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side obviously. Like the students at the 65th convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, ...
By The Editorial Board in


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