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By MeraPahad on May 2, 2009
Famous film actress Mahima Chaudhary campaigned for the Congress candidate for the Pauri Lok Sabha seat, Satpal Maharaj, here, today.Congress organised a public meeting at Gautam Nagar, Maldhan Chaur in favour of Satpal Maharaj. There was a large crowd gathered to see film actress Mahima Chaudhary. Mahima arrived there at the last moment. As Mahima arrived, the crowd almost went out of control in the attempt to see her. Everybody wanted to see Mahima. There was near chaos. Mahima addressed the public and appealed to them to vote for Congress candidate Satpal Maharaj. She also sang a song, ‘I Love My India’, during her speech. People demanded an encore, but had to be disappointed due to her busy schedule.
By MeraPahad on May 1, 2009
Before I start telling you about today’s story let me give you some more update about Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is reeling under the scorching heat.The heat wave continued unabated in Uttarakhand with the temperature hovering between 38 and 39 degree Celsius during the last three days. The streets wore a deserted look as people refrained from moving out in the afternoon due to the oppressive heat.In Dehradoon on Thursday the temperature reached to 40.8 degrees. This has broken the 39 years record. Before that in the year 1970 the maximum temperature reached to 40.6 degree. Now come to the main story.
By MeraPahad on April 30, 2009
Hatal, a small village in the Tiyuni area of Uttarakhand, has witnessed a quiet revolution over the last decade. A group of progressive farmers have succeeded in growing high-quality pomegranates in this area which had no history of growing the fruit. Pomegranates are mostly grown in western and southern India due to the favourable climatic conditions. These farmers succeeded in growing hybrid varieties of capsicum, tomatoes and broccoli as well.