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A study that finds many trees like eucalyptus grow better with greywater than ground water shows a better way to manage water.

Over the years, the increasing population and urbanisation have meant growing shortage of land for disposal of domestic greywater, indiscriminate cutting down of forests for biomass production and lesser availability of water for irrigation. Indian researchers have found a one shot solution that can not only address all these three concerns but also generate more income for farmers. 

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We want to open a shrimp hatchery centre in Dehradun. Can you share any information on this with us and help us to establish it.

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Satyender Rawat

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Easy access to water is one way to transform a village and help it prosper. Two Uttarakhand villages show us how.

It had been a chaotic morning. With so many people bustling around the small house, Avani was looking forward to celebrating her only son's second birthday. Graciously, her husband agreed to have the celebration at Avani’s mother’s place this time. Her mother made all the arrangements for the pooja and prasadam while Avani was to take care of the guests. Just one day at her mother's place lifted her spirits for months.

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Inspite of Dehradun being declared as an Ecologically Sensitive Zone 30 years ago, we couldn’t safeguard its fragility. Will the so called 'Smart City Plan' by UHUDA really help?

The Babur Nama mentions that the “the finest running water in Hindustan is that in the Dun.” The expanse of the va

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Sahastradhara near Dehradun is testimony to the fact that nature’s bounty is unlimited if man treads carefully.

Govind Ram has seen the worst and best that man can do to nature. A resident of Kharawa village near Dehradun, the 42-year-old was part of both the destruction and renewal of the hills that form a distinct part of his life. Govind’s village falls in the catchment area of Sahastradhara--literally meaning a thousand springs--a famous tourist spot around 15 km from Dehradun.

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Policy matters this week

Construction of 109 Kuhl projects proposed in Himachal, still on papers

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Policy matters this week

After Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand also bids goodbye to Coca Cola

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Bhagsunag Falls in McLeod Ganj, Sahastradhara in Dehradun, and Kempty Falls near Mussoorie have long histories. We give you the the full lowdown, tips on what to do and how to get there.

Culture, recreation, and geology are some of the reasons people cite for visiting the Himalayas. You can literally get drenched in these topics in some of the waterfalls that the Northern Himalayas are home to. Read on to get the full scoop on places you can (and should!) visit. For the geeks among you, we have also explored a bit of the history and science behind it.

Bhagsunag Falls

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The Sahastradhara micro watershed visit was organised as a part of the training programme on ‘Integrated Watershed Management programme’, organised at, PSI Dehradoon from 11-15 November - 2014. Thirty four participants from four different  Gram Panchayats under aforesaid development Block, of District Chamba, participated in the training.

Sir, I am doing my dissertation on rainwater harvesting from IIRS, Dehradun.

I need daily rainfall data from 2007 to 2013 of Dehradun district. I am not able to extract it from IMD site. So please guide me in finding the above mentioned data online.

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