The Vivekananda ashram in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has been in the news these days for the wrong reason(s). A protest was carried out today, 9 November by Malaysian Indians and local heritage lovers against a proposed condominium project at the site of the ashram in Brickfields at the centre ofContinue Reading

The Himalayan Berry- Bedu …..now remains 0nly in the famous song of Uttarakhand…….Bedu pako Bara Masa……. The Fruit is hardly eaten by the Villagers, unlike the Kafal, which also sold in the local market in the seasonContinue Reading

We cannot ignore the climate crisis anymore! We the organisations of Himachal Pradesh the partner of India Climate Justice collective notes with deep anguish the devastating loss of life, livelihoods, and homes in Uttarakhand and Himachal. The death toll is likely in the thousands, way beyond current official figures. WeContinue Reading

Lansdowne Uttarakhand

Tourism has been worst hit in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, with pilgrims fleeing the disaster-struck state and tourists cancelling their bookings. May and June are considered peak season for tourism in the state with hotels registering 100 per cent occupancy, but now, most wear a deserted look and several have also beenContinue Reading