What does quarantine mean?

In general, a quarantine is “a strict isolation imposed to prevent the spread of disease.” We know what you might be thinking: so, a quarantine is … just an isolation? Not exactly. As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains, the practice of a quarantine specifically involves: … the separation of a person or group of people reasonably believed to have … Read more


Home to the sacred Tungnath temple and an exhilarating trek, Chopta is one of those beautiful places in Uttrakhand which must not be missed by adventure and nature lovers as well as Hindu devotees. At an altitude of 2900 m, Chopta is situated in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand , which is a lush green … Read more

सावन मुझको भाता है

बरसते हैं चिराग ए चिलमनदर्द कम करने के खातिरअब हृदय सूना सूनाही सावन मुझको भाता है, जैसे बरसते हैं सदा हीएहसास गहराइयों मेंऔर घुल जाती है इकमिठास अमराइयों में, मैं भिगा लेता हूँ नयनों कोसहारा बरसात का लेकरछोडकर मुझको बताभला सावन तू क्यूँ जाता है। -भानु प्रताप सिंह रावत


Chaukhamba is a mountain massif in the  Gangotri Group of the  Garhwal  Himalaya. Its main summit, Chaukhamba I, is the highest peak in the group. It lies at the head of the Gangotri Glacier and forms the eastern anchor of the group. It is located in the northern  Indian  state of Uttarakhand, west of the Hindu holy town of Badrinath.