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Welcome to our online shop

Launching this online store is reminiscent of the 'haattee' or shop in the Himalayas. A haattee is typically a small shop with wooden walls selling a few products made for use by locals, sourced fresh and created mostly by hand. This is our online version of the haattee, made with the same camaraderie and kinsmanship as its real world counterparts. Hope you enjoy your experience of shopping here with us. Warm regards, Him Peeps

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Has un-organised human activity contributed to the Himalayan Tsunami?

The article looks at the role played by illegal guest houses and hydro projects and other human action in causing the devastating Tsunami. (These are not the views of Himalayan People) http://reliefweb.int/report/india/are-humans-responsible-himalayan-tsunami   Times of India reports on Green activists demands on the River Projects:    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Green-activists-demand-study-on-run-of-the-river-projects/articleshow/20825202.cms

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First Post

Heavy Rains in the Indian Himalayas have resulted in what is being called a Himalayan Tsunami. The tragedy and havoc that this has caused is deeply disturbing. The resilient people of these mountains will hopefully come out of it stronger. You can read about the latest on the links below.   http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/06/24/uttarakhand-flood-toll-idINDEE95N0EZ20130624 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/fa949750-dbe1-11e2-8853-00144feab7de.html http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Himalayan-tsunami  

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