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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...
No Child Begging in U’khand: Strict Actions on those begging with toddlers & children

No Child Begging in U’khand: Strict Actions on those begging with toddlers & children

With the cries of child beggars echoing from the restaurant’s parking lot, malls, parks and even the Char Dham routes now the Commission Chairman Yogendra...
Uttarakhand HC takes a bold decision: No Salaries for Schools with No Facilities

Uttarakhand HC takes a bold decision: No Salaries for Schools with No Facilities

The lack of basic facilities at the government schools of Uttarakhand has raised the eyebrows of Nainital High Court which has taken a bold decision...
For the Safety of Elephants now Sensors will be Installed on the Railway Tracks

For the Safety of Elephants now Sensors will be Installed on the Railway Tracks

For the safety of elephants crossing the railway tracks, the Rajaji Tiger Reserve will now install sensors on the railway lines stretching from Kansaro to...
China’s Fly Catcher Bird Spotted for the first time in Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve

China’s Fly Catcher Bird Spotted for the first time in Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve

Ramnagar Forest Department’s  Pawalgarh Conservation Reserve has reported the sightings of East Asia’s (China, Taiwan and other countries) beautiful Blue and White Fly Catcher Bird....
Dubai, France & other International Countries to celebrate Harela Festival

Dubai, France & other International Countries to celebrate Harela Festival

To send a message of conserving our environment, the eco-friendly Harela festival of Uttarakhand will be celebrated all around the globe. Dubai, France, Finland and...
Good news! Indian Army recruitment exams to be conducted online soon

Good news! Indian Army recruitment exams to be conducted online soon

Good news for military aspirants as Indian Army will soon conduct recruitment exams online. At present, only application process is conducted online. With online facility, Army...
Uttarakhand bags the Award of Excellence at International Meet

Uttarakhand bags the Award of Excellence at International Meet

Uttarakhand has crossed yet another milestone as the Himalayan state has been conferred with the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit...
Uttarakhand Transport Corporation to run Double Decker Buses for short distances

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation to run Double Decker Buses for short distances

There’s a good news for the daily commuters travelling from Dehradun-Haridwar as double decker buses are likely to run for shorter distances in Uttarakhand. If...
Industrial Revolution in U’khand: 803 acres land of Nepa Ltd. to be used for setting up green industries

Industrial Revolution in U’khand: 803 acres land of Nepa Ltd. to be used for setting up green industries

Nepa. Ltd company has agreed to give its 803 acres of land at Kashipur to SIDCUL, which was unoccupied from quite a long time. This...
Mussoorie to spend Rs 161 crore to combat water shortage in the hills

Mussoorie to spend Rs 161 crore to combat water shortage in the hills

Mussoorie will have the abundant supply of water in the coming few years as the hill queen has taken up an ambitious Rs 161.74 crore...
Anganwadi will celebrate the birthday of girls to encourage the birth of girl child

Anganwadi will celebrate the birthday of girls to encourage the birth of girl child

To encourage the birth of a girl child, Aganwadi centres will celebrate the birthdays of girls. Those girls who will excel in academics, sports and...