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17 May

Barefoot Walk To Save Nainital

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BAREFOOT WALK TO SAVE NAINITAL 3RD JUNE 6:00 PM,  From Gandhi Ji Statue, Tallital to Pt. GB Pant Statue, Mallital Silent walk. No slogans. Only placards.    There was a time, before the Raj discovered Naini Tal, the town and lake was considered holy and so revered that people would take off their shoes before

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12 Oct

Zuckerberg-Neem Karoli Baba-Kainchi Dham

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  Soon after Face book founder Mark Zuckerberg’s revelation in an interaction with PM Modi in the US that he had visited an Indian temple on the advice of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the temple in question, Kainchi Dham in Nainital district, has seen renewed interest among devotees who are visiting the place to seek the

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02 Aug

Nainital an Eco-Sensitive Zone

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The recent catastrophe which struck Naini Tal was less due to nature,but more  owing to unplanned development with the tacit support of the individuals with vested interest. In the prevailing situation it is necessary that Naini Tal should be declared an Eco-Sensitive Zone like Mount Abu, Matheran, Mahbaleshwar and Panchgani The Ministry of Environment and

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31 Jan

Secret Nainital

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Secret Nainital -The Jewel of Jewels in the Crown Here is a piece of the secret history of Nainital that is known only to a few Nainital insiders and is probably not published elsewhere (except some of it in my novel – Nude besides the Lake). During the British Colonial period, as the British Empire

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