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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...
Will restore Naini lake to its former glory at any cost: Uttarakhand Govt

Will restore Naini lake to its former glory at any cost: Uttarakhand Govt

The government of Uttarakhand is determined to not let famous Naini lake to dry up and would take stringent action for its protection. While addressing a...
Good news! Two new entry gates to be opened at Jim Corbett from Kotdwar side

Good news! Two new entry gates to be opened at Jim Corbett from Kotdwar side

The world renowned Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand will soon have two additional entry points from the Garhwal side. During a press conference on...
Five new eco-tourism destinations announced in Uttarakhand

Five new eco-tourism destinations announced in Uttarakhand

Five new eco-tourism circuits have been identified in Uttarakhand in order to lure nature lovers, birdwatchers in order to boost tourism in the state. State...
New road construction in Hemkund Sahib to shorten the trek distance

New road construction in Hemkund Sahib to shorten the trek distance

The arduous 16-km trek to the revered Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand will soon be reduced considerably - thanks to the ...
Good news! Uttarakhand hill stations soon to be connected with ropeways

Good news! Uttarakhand hill stations soon to be connected with ropeways

The tourists visiting Uttarakhand will soon be able to beat the mile-long traffic during the season. The Uttarakhand government is planning to connected famous hill...
A soldiers’ memorial in Uttarakhand’s Nelang valley where water is offered instead of flowers

A soldiers’ memorial in Uttarakhand’s Nelang valley where water is offered instead of flowers

Ever since the Nelang Valley in Uttarkashi district for Uttarakhand has open for tourists, the region is gaining significant popularity among adventure seekers. Nicknamed 'Ladakh...
Rejoice! Uttarakhand to host international skiing tournament at Auli in January 2018

Rejoice! Uttarakhand to host international skiing tournament at Auli in January 2018

In order to promote winter sports in Uttarakhand which will subsequently improve the tourism in the state, the Uttarakhand government have found some success, it...
UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

UDAN Scheme: Govt. to start cheaper helicopter services to start in Uttarakhand

In order to provide benefits of the UDAN scheme to the hill states where there aren't adequate flights and airports, the government has decided to...
Get, Set, Vroom! Royal Enfield kickstarts its first ever tour of Uttarakhand

Get, Set, Vroom! Royal Enfield kickstarts its first ever tour of Uttarakhand

The world's oldest motorcycle brand still in production - Royal Enfield - have announced its first ever tour of Uttarakhand which will commence on September...
Devotees! Now you can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from Lipulekh in Pithoragarh

Devotees! Now you can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from Lipulekh in Pithoragarh

No need to travel to China anymore for Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra. Now devotees can get a glimpse of sacred Mount Kailash from the Indian soil itself....
Uttarakhand seeks help from France for ski resorts, ropeways and winter tourism

Uttarakhand seeks help from France for ski resorts, ropeways and winter tourism

In order to attract foreign as well domestic tourists towards Uttarakhand,  the tourism department is exploring various ways to improve the tourism infrastructure in the...
Govt to bring ‘Uttarakhand Heritage Act’ to preserve heritage sites and buildings

Govt to bring ‘Uttarakhand Heritage Act’ to preserve heritage sites and buildings

Uttarakhand government is set to bring a legislation which will include the preservation and restoration of historical monuments and buildings that are not already a part...
Good news! Govt to appoint state-level licensed tourist guides for tourists

Good news! Govt to appoint state-level licensed tourist guides for tourists

Keeping in mind the tourism development as well as unemployment in the state, the government, for the first time, will appoint state-level tourist guides for tourists...
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,...
Good news! Foreign tourists allowed to stay at Harsil, can also visit Nelang valley

Good news! Foreign tourists allowed to stay at Harsil, can also visit Nelang valley

In a major decision to boost the tourism in Uttarakhand, the Home Ministry have removed Harsil valley from the Inner Line region, thus allowing foreign...
Uttarakhand HC orders sealing of 50% rooms in parking-less hotels in Nainital

Uttarakhand HC orders sealing of 50% rooms in parking-less hotels in Nainital

Amidst the incessant entry of tourist vehicles and subsequent traffic jam in Nainital during the peak season, the Uttarakhand High Court ordered the closure of 50%...
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....
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...