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Dr. Mala Srikanth – Living in Lush Green Mountains of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

She has traveled the length and breadth of India, seen and stayed in various locales of the country and abroad, before leaving the fast paced professional life and setting up roots in more relaxed vacation location of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand. Meet Dr. Mala Srikanth as she talks to us in an exclusive interview about her life which she herself terms as an extraordinary story of an ordinary woman.

The Read the rest “Dr. Mala Srikanth – Living in Lush Green Mountains of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand”

Trinayan Group’s Cottage Project – Vimokhsa Valley Extension in Ranikhet

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We had earlier written about the launch of the first two phases of Vimokhsa Valley, so we thought we should do a ground zero review of these phases before we recommend our readers about the Trinayan Homes Pvt. Ltd’s new phase of development – Vimokska Valley Extension in Ranikhet’s Majkhali area.

To say the least, we were very happy to see the progress of the first two phases of Read the rest “Trinayan Group’s Cottage Project – Vimokhsa Valley Extension in Ranikhet”

Vikuj Developers’ Royal Pine Apartments and Land Plots in Ranikhet

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On the road going towards Chaukhoni is Vikuj Developers Pvt. Ltd’s latest development – Royal Pine Apartments and Land Plots. The development features 52 residential apartments and limited plots for villas. The site which will have four towers of apartment blocks when completed is surrounded by greenery and gives the feeling of a relaxed life.

Going by what the developer has to say about the project, “Royal Pine has Read the rest “Vikuj Developers’ Royal Pine Apartments and Land Plots in Ranikhet”

Guide to Buying a Holiday Home in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Raniketh developmentsMany of our readers have of late been asking about the various developments in Ranikhet, so I decided to visit the place to get a firsthand  account of the state of activity of the real estate market there, which otherwise is predominantly a cantonment area in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. I have been in Ranikhet a couple of times as a traveler, but this time my visit was primarily Read the rest “Guide to Buying a Holiday Home in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand”

Tourists can now expect more from Uttarakhand

A recent media report has said that Uttarakhand, the country’s only hilly state in the top 10 list in terms of tourist arrivals, is planning big to improve its ranking. The report published in today’s issue of the Business Standard, a reputed business daily of India, says that the state is now considering new stretches for river rafting to promote adventure tourism and looking at support infrastructure through private partnership … Read the rest “Tourists can now expect more from Uttarakhand”

Weekend getaways gear up for I-Day rush

A double bonanza in the form of holidays for Rakhi on Saturday and India’s Independence Day on Monday awaits eager travellers. everyone’s geared up to spend this extended weekend away from their homes. Several city slWeekend getawaysickers are extending the upcoming weekend, taking an extra day off on Friday.

“I have reported sick on Friday and will be driving down to Mussoorie early on Friday morning,” says Siddarth Kashyap, an Read the rest “Weekend getaways gear up for I-Day rush”

Listing of some second home projects in and around Mumbai

Fortune Hotel courtyard, Lavasa, Maharashtra.Image via WikipediaHi Everyone,

I have been asked to compile a short list of second home developments close to Mumbai. I will do so and slowly start reviewing them. Here is my list with quick comments:-
1. Lavasa – must see and evaluate for all. Pricing approx 3500Rs. /sq. foot, leasehold (999 years), tightly managed and regulated community where owners have limited freedom but overall you can expect better Read the rest “Listing of some second home projects in and around Mumbai”