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Monsoon to arrive a week before in Uttarakhand

Monsoon to arrive a week before in Uttarakhand

The parched souls tired of being tossed by the blazing heat of the sun can now take a sigh of relief, as monsoon will arrive...
Uttarakhand to open two new Universities, notices have been issued

Uttarakhand to open two new Universities, notices have been issued

From the new academic session, now two new colleges in the state will now offer admissions to the students. The Government House has already given...
Uttarakhand Board Results to be declared between May 29-30

Uttarakhand Board Results to be declared between May 29-30

[caption id="attachment_10896" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Src: UK Board students smiling after performing well in exams[/caption] Now the students will have to wait a little longer for...
PM Modi lauds Maiti Movement of Uttarakhand, writes letter to Kalyan Singh

PM Modi lauds Maiti Movement of Uttarakhand, writes letter to Kalyan Singh

Due to the growing concrete jungles and the clouds of smoke emitted by the vehicles, the climatic conditions have drastically changed over the years. Now...
CII will help in setting up industries for generating employment in the hilly areas

CII will help in setting up industries for generating employment in the hilly areas

The Confederation of Indian Industries will soon assist the Uttarakhand government to set up industries in the hilly areas, for which CII has already created...
Uttarakhand chalks out plan to explore new Eco-tourism circuits

Uttarakhand chalks out plan to explore new Eco-tourism circuits

To give a much-needed boost to the tourism sector in Uttarakhand, the state has chalked out plans to explore new tourism circuits in Uttarakhand and...
Overhead Power Lines in Dehradun to go underground soon

Overhead Power Lines in Dehradun to go underground soon

The government has chalked out plans for providing power supply to around 1.25 lakh families in the coming 1.5 years.  Under Pandit Deendayal Gram Jyoti...
Uttarakhand’s Super Natural Tourism to take the world by storm

Uttarakhand’s Super Natural Tourism to take the world by storm

To lure the tourists coming from all seven continents of the world in search of spirituality, bliss and for getting drenched in the cultural diversity...
Uttarakhand ranks Second in improving its Power System

Uttarakhand ranks Second in improving its Power System

Home to several dams that harness energy for supplying to the cities, Uttarakhand has bagged the second place in the entire country for improving its...
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...