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Uttarakhand remembers eminent poet Girish Tiwari ‘Girda’ on his 7th death anniversary

Uttarakhand remembers eminent poet Girish Tiwari ‘Girda’ on his 7th death anniversary

Popularly known as 'Neruda of Uttarakhand' in the poetic circles, August 22 marked the 7th death anniversary of eminent poet, songwriter and social activist Girish Tiwari...
Uttarakhand food festival held in Bengaluru, more than 20 dishes served

Uttarakhand food festival held in Bengaluru, more than 20 dishes served

A 10-day Uttarakhand food festival was organized for the first time at a five-star hotel in Bengaluru which attracted not only the Uttarakhand natives residing...
World record attempt: 1500 dhol-damau drummers to play in unison at Haridwar on Aug 10

World record attempt: 1500 dhol-damau drummers to play in unison at Haridwar on Aug 10

The iconic percussion instruments of dhol-damau are symbols of Uttarakhand's folk culture and heritage. In order the preserve the iconic musical instrument and the players, the cultural...
Govt to bring ‘Uttarakhand Heritage Act’ to preserve heritage sites and buildings

Govt to bring ‘Uttarakhand Heritage Act’ to preserve heritage sites and buildings

Uttarakhand government is set to bring a legislation which will include the preservation and restoration of historical monuments and buildings that are not already a part...
Interview with folk singer Narendra Singh Negi after his hospital release

Interview with folk singer Narendra Singh Negi after his hospital release

Uttarakhand's prominent folk singer Narendra Singh Negi has returned to his home after successfully recovering from a heart attack that left millions of his followers gasping. The...
The harvest festival Harela to start from 16 July, 5000 saplings to be planted

The harvest festival Harela to start from 16 July, 5000 saplings to be planted

One of the prominent prominent festivals of Uttarakhand, Harela will be celebrated in a month-long affair starting from 16 July and concluding on 17 August....
Rejoice art lovers! Dehradun to have its first art museum, courtesy of artist Surendra Pal Joshi

Rejoice art lovers! Dehradun to have its first art museum, courtesy of artist Surendra Pal Joshi

A good news for art lovers all over Uttarakhand. Dehradun will soon have its first art museum dedicated mainly to contemporary art form. The museum...
#SelfieFromMyVillage Initiative: CM urges people to visit ancestral village with kids this summer

#SelfieFromMyVillage Initiative: CM urges people to visit ancestral village with kids this summer

Migration of people from the state has been the foremost issue in Uttarakhand even before the state came into existence. In order to instill a sense...
Shame! Government use Champawat’s 800-year old Rajbunga Fort as tehsil office, fort still in ruins

Shame! Government use Champawat’s 800-year old Rajbunga Fort as tehsil office, fort still in ruins

Once a symbol of glory and courage of Chand Dynasty of Kumaon, the 800-year old Rajbunga Fort in Champawat has now turned into a forsaken structure....
Uttarakhand’s Dhol-Damau to claim its name in the Guinness Book of World Records

Uttarakhand’s Dhol-Damau to claim its name in the Guinness Book of World Records

Being a hill state, Uttarakhand has several accolades in its name whether we talk about its diverse culture, traditions, music, art forms and even its...
First ever Nepal-India Trade Fair kick starts at Parade Ground, Dehradun

First ever Nepal-India Trade Fair kick starts at Parade Ground, Dehradun

Doonites are all excited about the first Nepal-India Trade Fair and Tourism Festival taking place at Parade Ground in Dehradun. Inaugurated by CM Harish Rawat,...
PM Modi to address Yoga envoys on March 2 for International Yoga Festival

PM Modi to address Yoga envoys on March 2 for International Yoga Festival

To welcome the yoga delegates of the 29th edition of the International Yoga Festival to be held at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Swargashram, Rishikesh PM...