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52% schools in U’khand failed to update the govt. about mid-day meal status

52% schools in U’khand failed to update the govt. about mid-day meal status

To provide better nutrition to the children, the government started an SMS-based alert system for reporting the progress of mid-day meal in government run-schools. Out...
Char Dham Highway Project once again on the radar of NGT

Char Dham Highway Project once again on the radar of NGT

The Centre’s highly ambitious Char Dham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna is yet again on the radar of the National Green Tribunal. Against the guideline of Uttarkashi's...
Among the Himalayan regions, Uttrakhand lags behind in cleanliness quotient

Among the Himalayan regions, Uttrakhand lags behind in cleanliness quotient

In the Swachh Survekshan survey conducted by the Ministry of Urban Development, Uttarakhand has lagged behind in terms of cleanliness while other Himalayan states have...
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...
Saddled on Garuda, Lord Badri makes his spiritual Sojourn to Badrinath Dham

Saddled on Garuda, Lord Badri makes his spiritual Sojourn to Badrinath Dham

With the echoes of shlokas and mantras suffused in the air, the auspicious Garud Chad Fair was successfully held in Joshimath on Wednesday. Following the...
Rs 14.57 crore drained on Dehradun-Mussoorie road project still the road is unsafe for driving

Rs 14.57 crore drained on Dehradun-Mussoorie road project still the road is unsafe for driving

For widening the Dehradun-Mussoorie road to run Volvo buses, the Public Work Department drained more than 14.57 crore INR but soon after the project was...
Government’s Blow: Doctors who fail to lend their services in hilly areas will not be given salary

Government’s Blow: Doctors who fail to lend their services in hilly areas will not be given salary

One of the major reasons why the hilly areas are deprived of medical attention is that the new age doctors don't want to traverse on...
PM Modi and Prez Pranab Mukherjee to visit Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham in May

PM Modi and Prez Pranab Mukherjee to visit Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham in May

The scorching summery month of May will bring relief to many Char Dham Pilgrims as their spiritual sojourn will be blissful, safe and momentary this...
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...
Ganga receives its first legal notice from Uttarakhand High Court

Ganga receives its first legal notice from Uttarakhand High Court

Conferred with the status of being a separate human entity on March 20, 2017, the holy Ganga river has received its first legal notice from...
State Government declares Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh as Metropolitan Cities

State Government declares Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh as Metropolitan Cities

The State Government has declared the three most populated regions of Uttarakhand namely Dehradun, Haridwar and Tehri district’s partial areas as ‘Dehradun-Haridwar metropolitan city. This...
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...
Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

This year Badrinath Dham will expect a record-breaking number of tourists. The portals of Badrinath shrine will open from May 6 but the condition is...
Uttarakhand state to soon come up with 100 Generic Medical Stores for Patients

Uttarakhand state to soon come up with 100 Generic Medical Stores for Patients

Now the patients will receive a little relief in their medical treatments and on their pockets as 100 generic medical stores will soon open in...
Unregulated chopper operations disturbing the Wildlife at Kedarnath Sanctuary

Unregulated chopper operations disturbing the Wildlife at Kedarnath Sanctuary

The unregulated chopper operations are causing great harm to the wildlife at the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary as many animal species including the musk deer and...
Corbett National Park’s New Route to open from Kotdwar

Corbett National Park’s New Route to open from Kotdwar

Forest Minister, Dr Harak Singh Rawat said that for boosting tourism in the state two new gates of Corbett National Park will be opened at...
Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Last year, 12 companies rendered their air services to Kedarnath The preparations for starting the air services to Kedarnath has begun at the governmental level....
Wake Up Call for Uttarakhand as 50% hilly rivers have dried up in the past 5 decades

Wake Up Call for Uttarakhand as 50% hilly rivers have dried up in the past 5 decades

The pristine river bodies meandering through the jagged terrains of Uttarakhand are witnessing a blow of the climate change as from past five decades, more...
With 4,000 plants the Students of Kot Talla made their own Nursery at School

With 4,000 plants the Students of Kot Talla made their own Nursery at School

In the age of watching their favourite cartoon shows on TV, the tiny toddlers of State Primary School Kot Talla have stunned everybody by giving...
Summer Special: Gangotri National Park now open for Visitors

Summer Special: Gangotri National Park now open for Visitors

Time to rejoice as the doors of the Gangotri National Park are open for the tourists until November 15. In the history of this park,...