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Amar Ujala’s ‘Save Gagas River’ campaign starts off in Almora, Uttarakhand

Amar Ujala’s ‘Save Gagas River’ campaign starts off in Almora, Uttarakhand

The 'Save Gagas River' campaign - an Amar Ujala initiative - has been flagged off at Almora on Monday.  The 10-km awareness walk started from...
Govt. to create 2,500 new artificial lakes in a month; 1,000 natural reservoirs to be rejuvenated

Govt. to create 2,500 new artificial lakes in a month; 1,000 natural reservoirs to be rejuvenated

Under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), the Uttarakhand government is planning to create 2,500 artificial ponds and reservoirs in a month to...
Step aside Himachal, Uttarakhand to promote its apples with Arakot as its first apple market

Step aside Himachal, Uttarakhand to promote its apples with Arakot as its first apple market

The agricultural ministry of the state is all geared up to help Uttarakhand apples gain recognition in the country and well as abroad. The apples from...
Over 13,000 hectares of forest land still left for afforestation, Forest Department takes no notice

Over 13,000 hectares of forest land still left for afforestation, Forest Department takes no notice

While the Uttarakhand government is urging the Centre to sanction green bonus to take care of the forests and its resources, forest department has been careless...
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...
Uttarakhand sees a major reshuffle with transfers of several IAS and IPS Officers

Uttarakhand sees a major reshuffle with transfers of several IAS and IPS Officers

Government takes away onus from the Chief Secretary while Om Prakash, while the stature of the Upper Chief Secretary has been raised On Monday the...
Surplus Himachal Pradesh reluctant to provide Uttarakhand its share of electricity

Surplus Himachal Pradesh reluctant to provide Uttarakhand its share of electricity

Himachal Pradesh have been reluctant in providing Uttarakhand its fair share of electricity, according to the recent reports. As specified in the contract between the two...
Uttarakhand to host national agricultural fair ‘Organic Uttarakhand’ for the first time

Uttarakhand to host national agricultural fair ‘Organic Uttarakhand’ for the first time

Uttarakhand will host the national agricultural fair for the first time to bring together the farmers of India under one roof for knowledge sharing and showcasing...
Padamshree recipient Anil Joshi to be bestowed with Biotechnology Development Award

Padamshree recipient Anil Joshi to be bestowed with Biotechnology Development Award

Environmentalist and Padam Shree recipient Dr. Anil Joshi will be awarded the prestigious Biotechnology Development Award by the Biotechnology Department of Ministry of Science and Technology....
Uttarakhand government prohibits sale of tobacco products near 3 major Sikh pilgrimages

Uttarakhand government prohibits sale of tobacco products near 3 major Sikh pilgrimages

Keeping in mind the religious sanctity, Uttarakhand government have prohibited the sale of tobacco products within the 5-km radius of 3 revered Sikh pilgrimage sites...
Under UJJWALA scheme, over 2 lakh families provided free LPG connections in Uttarakhand

Under UJJWALA scheme, over 2 lakh families provided free LPG connections in Uttarakhand

Under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme, over 2 lakh 17 thousands families living in poverty in Uttarakhand have been provided with free LPG gas connections....
Belgium wants organic vegetables, Uttarakhand fails to meet their demands

Belgium wants organic vegetables, Uttarakhand fails to meet their demands

The demand of fresh and organic vegetables have increased in the international market so much that various countries around the world are looking towards India...
Indian Forest Service: Vaibhav Singh only person to passout from Uttarakhand cadre

Indian Forest Service: Vaibhav Singh only person to passout from Uttarakhand cadre

From working in his brother's NGO that take care of forest and wildlife to becoming an Indian Forest Service official, the life of Vaibhav Singh have...
Three years after 2013 disaster, no restoration at world famous Pindari & Kafni glacier trek routes

Three years after 2013 disaster, no restoration at world famous Pindari & Kafni glacier trek routes

The devastating Kedarnath floods that ravaged parts of Uttarakhand in 2013 wrecked havoc at world famous Kafni and Pindari glaciers located in Kumaon region of...
Check out 3 historic survey instruments being sent from Dehradun to London museum!

Check out 3 historic survey instruments being sent from Dehradun to London museum!

The historical survey equipment that measured the height of Mount Everest for the first time will travel to London from Dehradun to be at display...
GST Bill to be passed in assembly today, Uttarakhand becomes 6th Indian state to do so

GST Bill to be passed in assembly today, Uttarakhand becomes 6th Indian state to do so

Uttarakhand government tabled the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the assembly on Monday, which is expected to be passed today. The 2-hour assembly...
Jai Bholenath! Baba Kedar doli leave Ukhimath for Kedarnath, kapaat to open at 3 May

Jai Bholenath! Baba Kedar doli leave Ukhimath for Kedarnath, kapaat to open at 3 May

The sacrosanct doli of revered Lord Kedarnath has left Ukhimath and is on its way to Kedarnath shrine situated amidst the lofty Himalayan peaks. On Sunday,...
Dehradun-Haridwar metro budget 85,000 crore! UKMRC expects 1 lakh daily commuters

Dehradun-Haridwar metro budget 85,000 crore! UKMRC expects 1 lakh daily commuters

The ambitious Dehradun-Haridwar project could become a reality, as the BJP government in Uttarakhand is hopeful to complete, at least, the first phase of the project before...
Dehradun-Haridwar highway to complete by March 2018

Dehradun-Haridwar highway to complete by March 2018

Uttarakhand government have finally shifted the high tension power lines which were a major obstacle in the construction of 4-lane Dehradun-Haridwar highway for all these...
Devbhoomi Uttarakhand all set for Char Dham Yatra, Check out all important details

Devbhoomi Uttarakhand all set for Char Dham Yatra, Check out all important details

The famous Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand will start from today after Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat flags off around 18 buses carrying pilgrims from Rishikesh to the...