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4 key points from Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat’s first press conference

4 key points from Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat’s first press conference

Trivendra Rawat carried out his first press conference as a Chief Minister where he discussed about his policies regarding Uttarakhand development, especially how his government...
Uttarakhand Assembly has 22 MLAs with criminal records including Murder

Uttarakhand Assembly has 22 MLAs with criminal records including Murder

The newly elected Uttarakhand state assembly has 22 MLAs filed with criminal cases in their name and two with serious charges of murder and dacoity....
Oath-taking Ceremony of Uttarakhand CM to be held on March 18 at Parade Ground

Oath-taking Ceremony of Uttarakhand CM to be held on March 18 at Parade Ground

The BJP government to come in power in Uttarakhand will have its oath-taking ceremony tomorrow which will raise the curtain from the long-held secret of...
90 feet high Jhanda Sahib Flag Pole reached Guru Ram Rai Darbar in Dehradun

90 feet high Jhanda Sahib Flag Pole reached Guru Ram Rai Darbar in Dehradun

On Tuesday morning, the devotees of Sri Guru Ram Rai Darbar carried the ginormous flagpole of Sri Jhanda Sahib on their shoulders from Guru Ram...
Assembly Elections 2017: All you need to know about BJP’s Big Win in Uttarakhand

Assembly Elections 2017: All you need to know about BJP’s Big Win in Uttarakhand

The Modi wave struck the entire state with Bhartiya Janata Party leaving everybody stunned with its massive victory in Uttarakhand on Saturday. The due credit...
‘Mushroom Lady’ Divya Rawat honoured with Nari Shakti Samman Award by President

‘Mushroom Lady’ Divya Rawat honoured with Nari Shakti Samman Award by President

Divya Rawat, the catalyst behind mushroom farming in Uttarakhand was felicitated with the 'Nari Shakti Samman' award by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday. With a...
Uttarakhand’s Dr Deepak Pant felicitated with Rashtrapati Award for his new discovery

Uttarakhand’s Dr Deepak Pant felicitated with Rashtrapati Award for his new discovery

Uttarakhand’s son, Dr Deepak Pant has made the state proud by decoding the problem of plastic waste, that has been degrading the environment and causing...
Plastic Ban in Uttarakhand: 5 reasons why plastic is a ticking time bomb

Plastic Ban in Uttarakhand: 5 reasons why plastic is a ticking time bomb

The Uttarakhand High Court has once again jolted the government officials from their sleep and taken a strict stance on the ban of plastic and...
First ever Nepal-India Trade Fair kick starts at Parade Ground, Dehradun

First ever Nepal-India Trade Fair kick starts at Parade Ground, Dehradun

Doonites are all excited about the first Nepal-India Trade Fair and Tourism Festival taking place at Parade Ground in Dehradun. Inaugurated by CM Harish Rawat,...
17 New Bird Species of 5 indigenous to Western Countries spotted in U’khand

17 New Bird Species of 5 indigenous to Western Countries spotted in U’khand

There’s a lot in store for the shutterbugs this year as 17 new bird species including 5 found in Europe, China and South East region...
After 18 Years Martyr’s Village has no Roads brings shame to U’khand Government

After 18 Years Martyr’s Village has no Roads brings shame to U’khand Government

‘The Land of Gods’ hailed for its divinity has given birth to men of honour who have shed their blood for safeguarding the country. And...
Uttarakhand News: HNB Garhwal University to set up Yoga department

Uttarakhand News: HNB Garhwal University to set up Yoga department

The students and faculties at Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University have welcomed the decision to establish a separate Yoga department where Yoga-related courses will be...
NGT approves 25 Camping Points along Rishikesh: Its Pros & Cons

NGT approves 25 Camping Points along Rishikesh: Its Pros & Cons

Thursday brought a new ray of hope for the adventure junkies and nature addicts who had always dreamt of camping on the silvery banks of...
PM Modi to address Yoga envoys on March 2 for International Yoga Festival

PM Modi to address Yoga envoys on March 2 for International Yoga Festival

To welcome the yoga delegates of the 29th edition of the International Yoga Festival to be held at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Swargashram, Rishikesh PM...
Feb sees the first forest fire in Uttarakhand, one hectare of forest burnt into ashes

Feb sees the first forest fire in Uttarakhand, one hectare of forest burnt into ashes

Forest fire generally creates havoc in the month of April but this time it has taken its toll in February this year. The snow and...
Delay in Plastic Ban, Uttarakhand High Court demands explanation

Delay in Plastic Ban, Uttarakhand High Court demands explanation

Uttarakhand High Court on Friday summoned Director of Urban Development, D.S. Gabriyal, and demanded explanation regarding the delay in the implementation of plastic ban in...
Uttarakhand witnesses a record breaking 69% Voting in Assembly Elections

Uttarakhand witnesses a record breaking 69% Voting in Assembly Elections

In 2017 Assembly elections the state has set up a new benchmark by recording the highest 69% voting in Uttarakhand. The polling for 69 Assembly...
105 companies of paramilitary forces to be appointed in Uttarakhand Assembly Elections

105 companies of paramilitary forces to be appointed in Uttarakhand Assembly Elections

To ensure tight security during Assembly Elections in Uttarakhand, a total of 105 companies of Central Paramilitary Forces (CPMFs) will be deployed across the state...
Solar Park to soon set up in Sitarganj of Udham Singh Nagar district

Solar Park to soon set up in Sitarganj of Udham Singh Nagar district

To harness solar energy in the hill state of Uttarakhand, a 50 Megawatt Solar Park will be soon set up in Sitarganj of Udham Singh...
Rudraprayag witnesses another Earthquake in less than 24 hours

Rudraprayag witnesses another Earthquake in less than 24 hours

The hill state of Uttarakhand that falls in the Himalayan belt is known for high seismic activities which have been stirring up the state from...