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7 Northern states including Uttarakhand join hands against drugs

7 Northern states including Uttarakhand join hands against drugs

In a fight against narcotic drugs, northern states on Monday unanimously decided to set up common secretariat to be based in Panchkula near Chandigarh. The states...
Uttarakhand HC declares itself legal guardian of cows to protect them

Uttarakhand HC declares itself legal guardian of cows to protect them

In a landmark judgement, Uttarakhand high court on Monday appointed itself as the legal guardian of the cows in the state. The court invoked the...
Uttarakhand high court bans joyrides, commercial use of elephants

Uttarakhand high court bans joyrides, commercial use of elephants

Uttarakhand High Court on Friday imposed a ban on commercial use of elephants including joyrides and also asked the state to restrict number of commercial...
OPINION: Why High Court decision to ban Rafting in Uttarakhand is Godsent

OPINION: Why High Court decision to ban Rafting in Uttarakhand is Godsent

Past week Uttarakhand high court banned paragliding, white water rafting and other water sport activities throughout the hill state, until the administration puts in place...
PM Narendra Modi led 4th International Yoga Day celebrations in Uttarakhand

PM Narendra Modi led 4th International Yoga Day celebrations in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead fourth International Yoga Day celebrations here in Uttarakhand on Thursday in the presence of thousands of volunteers performing yoga...
Explain why traffic management not be outsourced, asks Uttarakhand High court

Explain why traffic management not be outsourced, asks Uttarakhand High court

Uttarakhand High court asked the state government, central government and NHAI to give reasons why traffic management in Uttarakhand should not be outsourced to an...
First ever Uttarakhand film award held in Mumbai

First ever Uttarakhand film award held in Mumbai

For the first time in the history of Uttarakhand film industry, an award ceremony to felicitate the actors for their contribution to the Uttarakhand film industry....
Submit percentage-wise compliance report on Ganga: NGT to Uttarakhand

Submit percentage-wise compliance report on Ganga: NGT to Uttarakhand

National Green Tribunal (NGT) have ordered Uttarakhand government to submit a percentage-wise compliance report on the steps taken to clean the Ganga stretch from Gangotri...
BRO built bridges to help stranded villagers in Pithoragrah district

BRO built bridges to help stranded villagers in Pithoragrah district

Border Roads Organization (BRO) helped the stranded villagers in Uttarakhand by constructing two wooden bridges over River Kali which demarcates India's border with Nepal. The...
Uttarakhand to host 13th India-Nepal joint military exercise in Pithoragarh

Uttarakhand to host 13th India-Nepal joint military exercise in Pithoragarh

The Indian and Nepalese armies will take part in 13th Surya Kiran joint military exercise that will take place in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The...
eUttaranchal celebrates its 15th Anniversary

eUttaranchal celebrates its 15th Anniversary

Seeded in 2003, eUttaranchal.com is celebrating its 15th anniversary today. The journey of 15 years has evolved eUttaranchal into a matured teenager. Once, only an...
Garhwal Rifles regiment army recruitment to start on April 3

Garhwal Rifles regiment army recruitment to start on April 3

Garhwali Rifles, a regiment of the Indian army is set to organize Uttarakhand Indian Rally Recruitment Bharti to select eligible candidates from the state. The...
UDAN Scheme: Low-cost flights from Dehradun-Pantnagar approved by Centre

UDAN Scheme: Low-cost flights from Dehradun-Pantnagar approved by Centre

The central government on Friday included Uttarakhand in its regional air connectivity under the UDAN scheme. With this scheme, Uttarakhand hopes to boost tourism as...
Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

Champawat DM directs officials to ride cycle to work, every Saturday is no-car day

The government officials at Champawat district of Uttarakhand will be riding bicycles to work, the district magistrate have issued order. The new orders by district...
It’s official: Uttarakhand ranks no.1 in army recruitment from 2011-2015

It’s official: Uttarakhand ranks no.1 in army recruitment from 2011-2015

In the recent statistics report released by Defence Ministry, Uttarakhand has topped the charts in terms of army recruitment. With respect to the population from...
Feel proud! Uttarakhand to get its first War Memorial, to be called ‘Shaurya Sthal’

Feel proud! Uttarakhand to get its first War Memorial, to be called ‘Shaurya Sthal’

After a long wait of 40 years, Uttarakhand will finally get its first War Memorial which will commemorate thousands of martyrs from Uttarakhand who gave...
Post offices in Uttarakhand to have Aadhaar centers for convenience

Post offices in Uttarakhand to have Aadhaar centers for convenience

With the central government linking all its schemes with Unique Identification Number (UID or Aadhaar), some selected post offices in Uttarakhand will soon have Aadhaar...
Army Chief Bipin Rawat to help stop migration, will encourage home stay projects in Uttarakhand

Army Chief Bipin Rawat to help stop migration, will encourage home stay projects in Uttarakhand

General Bipin Rawat has come forward to help the Uttarakhand government to prevent migration from the hills. Rawat, who is the 27th Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army,...
Soaring High: Rishikesh’s Aditi Rai becomes squadron leader in Indian Air Force

Soaring High: Rishikesh’s Aditi Rai becomes squadron leader in Indian Air Force

When it comes to serving the nation, the women of Uttarakhand are breaking stereotypes, one squadron leader at a time. After Dehradun-based wing commander Anupama...
To stop illegal tree-cutting, Maitoli villagers offer jungle to deity ‘Kokila Devi’ for its protection

To stop illegal tree-cutting, Maitoli villagers offer jungle to deity ‘Kokila Devi’ for its protection

While the amount of forest cover is decreasing all over the country, the folks in Maitoli village of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand have started a unique...