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Uttarakhand

The Great Indian Footprint: Discovering an Inspiring India

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

Three successful entrepreneurs embarked on a journey in India to capture inspiring stories. It's a first-hand learning experience to better understand India's geography, culture, arts, history, infrastructure, cities, towns, and villages. 

5 Reasons Why Rishikesh should be on Your Bucket List

Sharmistha Sahoo | Posted 03.12.2017 | Travel
Sharmistha Sahoo

Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, Rishikesh is known as the 'Gateway to the Himalayas' and 'Yoga Capital of the World'. I r...

Sound of the Jharu (Grass Broom) - Gleanings From My Trip Through India

Chana Widawski | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Chana Widawski

I had to pinch myself to confirm it was true. Had I really won a month of India travel through a contest called "You Wander We Pay?"

Protecting Rivers, Reducing Climate Vulnerability

Peter Bosshard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Climate change is water change. Learning from earlier flood disasters and preparing for climate change, governments, scientists and environmental organizations have started to remove levees and recreate floodplains on rivers such as the Rhine, the lower Yangtze and the lower Danube.

If You Believe It, It Is Right...

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 08.28.2013 | Religion
Tarun Sakhrani

In the end, it is what you believe and not what others want you to believe that matters. If it is karma, then so be it. If it is your own attitude, then so be it

Dying to Be on a Yatra/Pilgrimage?

Deepak Sarma | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

Yet another good question that Hindus ought to ask concerns the auspiciousness of dying while on a pilgrimage (yatra). Is it possible to die a "good d...

Manmade Disaster: Floods in Indian Himalayas Are Warning of Future Events

Sunita Narain | Posted 08.23.2013 | World
Sunita Narain

The northern Indian state of Uttarakhand is seeing unprecedented flooding. What we are seeing is challenges of an increasingly climate-risky world; where already ecologically fragile and vulnerable regions are made more vulnerable and more disaster-prone.