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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...
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...
27 new Helipads in 12 districts of Uttarakhand, major boost for tourism and disaster managment

27 new Helipads in 12 districts of Uttarakhand, major boost for tourism and disaster managment

In order to encourage tourism and to provide immediate relief during the natural disasters,  27 new helipads will be constructed across the 12 districts of Uttarakhand....
Uttarakhand Roadways buses likely to increase their fare

Uttarakhand Roadways buses likely to increase their fare

Now a simple journey to Uttarakhand may cost you a little more than expected as the bus fare of Uttarakhand Transport Corporation will increase soon....
Entertainment Tax exempted from river rafting, adventurers are you listening?

Entertainment Tax exempted from river rafting, adventurers are you listening?

A good news for the adventure lovers and the broke college-goes looking out for ways to get their hands on the cheap adventure activities as...
International Yoga Day: Drona Nagri to become Yoga Nagri Today

International Yoga Day: Drona Nagri to become Yoga Nagri Today

To celebrate the International Yoga Day with great mirth several functions have been organized in Uttarakhand. To begin with our capital, Dehradun will host various...
Gear up Doonites! GMVN to organize trekking & biking expedition to George Everest

Gear up Doonites! GMVN to organize trekking & biking expedition to George Everest

The Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam or GMVN is all set to entice the adventure enthusiasts to set their foot on an exhilarating trekking and mountain...