Aravallis

  • Mohit Raina to play Mahadev in 'Mahabharat' September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: The character of Mahadev from popular mythological show 'Devon Ka Dev... Mahadev' will soon make an appearance in the new mythological drama 'Mahabharat'. This is the first time that a mythological character from one show will be seen in another. Mahadev, essayed by TV actor Mohit Raina, will be seen at...
  • Haryana govt's masterplans threaten Aravalli forest November 5, 2012

    Mangar: A 500-acre sacred forest preserved over centuries in the concrete jungle of Faridabad, Haryana - the Mangar Bani in the Aravallis - is home to several native species, including about 30 endangered plants. The Haryana government, however, has marked out the area for development in its draft masterplans. Naturalist Pradip...
  • Haryana seeks SC approval for commercial use of forest land October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The government of Haryana, embattled over allegations of bending over backwards to facilitate land deals involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, has now triggered a fresh controversy. The state government has submitted an application in the Supreme Court where forest land in the state has been...
  • Surajkund Mela to go international June 8, 2012

    Chandigarh: The famous Surajkund Crafts Mela will be upgraded as an international event and known as Surajkund International Crafts Mela from February 2013, a Haryana tourism spokesman said on June 6. The decision follows the record participation of 12 nations and their traditional crafts in the Surajkund fair in February 2012....