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First batch of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra flagged off

First batch of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra flagged off

To make their sojourn to India’s most popular spiritual tour to Kailash Mansarovar, the first batch of a total of 55 pilgrims including 16 women,...
Brahma Kamal blossoms at Kedarnath’s Brahma Vatika, lures many pilgrims

Brahma Kamal blossoms at Kedarnath’s Brahma Vatika, lures many pilgrims

The precious Brahma Kamal blossoming at the Bhrahma Vatika founded by Police in Kedarnath is attracting the attention of many pilgrims. This is for the...
Rajaji National Park sees a rise in Tiger Population, Tigers may have doubled this year

Rajaji National Park sees a rise in Tiger Population, Tigers may have doubled this year

After rigorous efforts finally, the Rajaji National Park has seen a rise in the tiger population. It is speculated that the number of tigers may...
Marine Life Lovers can now Savour the Diversity of Fishes at Malsi Zoo Aquarium

Marine Life Lovers can now Savour the Diversity of Fishes at Malsi Zoo Aquarium

The lovers of marine life can now admire the diversity of fishes in Dehradun itself as Malsi Deer Park on Mussoorie Road has come up...
Nainital Lake gets a boon of life by Govt: Irrigation Department to revive the lake

Nainital Lake gets a boon of life by Govt: Irrigation Department to revive the lake

The ever so beautiful and serene, Naini Lake a "precious jewel of Kumaon" is one of the most popular tourist spots in Uttarakhand. Cradled in...
No money? No problem! Check out India’s first hiking hostel in Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

No money? No problem! Check out India’s first hiking hostel in Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

We all love to travel, but many of us have to check our finances to see if we could accommodate travel expenses in our budget. That...
Govt. seek Centre help for George Everest Museum, Mussoorie-Dehardun Ropeway

Govt. seek Centre help for George Everest Museum, Mussoorie-Dehardun Ropeway

Uttarakhand government have sought the assistance of Centre to improve the tourism potential in the state. Uttarakhand tourism minister Satpal Maharaj met Union Minister of...
CM Trivendra Rawat orders to speed up the work on Rishikesh-Karnaprayag Rail line

CM Trivendra Rawat orders to speed up the work on Rishikesh-Karnaprayag Rail line

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has taken the Rishikesh-Karnaprayag railway line matter in his personal interest and has ordered to speed up the work...
Undercover DM travels as a pilgrim, files case against heli agency

Undercover DM travels as a pilgrim, files case against heli agency

Not only the weather but sometimes the government bodies bring great surprises for the people of Uttarakhand as this time District Magistrate, Mangesh Ghildiyal has...
10 Days Rainfall Alert on Char Dham Pilgrim Route

10 Days Rainfall Alert on Char Dham Pilgrim Route

The Char Dham pilgrims may have to wait a little longer to commence the yatra to the four revered Hindu shrines of India as the...
Centre unhappy with HC’s order of giving human status to Ganga river, approaches SC

Centre unhappy with HC’s order of giving human status to Ganga river, approaches SC

Facing problems in implementing the administrative orders after bestowing the title of a ‘living human entity’ to Ganga River, the Centre has moved the Supreme...
2017 Trek of the Year: 200 trekkers flagged off for inaugural Dronagiri trek

2017 Trek of the Year: 200 trekkers flagged off for inaugural Dronagiri trek

More than 200 trekkers to inaugural Dronagiri trek were flagged off ceremoniously on the first day from Joshimath of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Dronagiri was named...
Cheap Flights to operate between Jolly Grant to Pantnagar from August, this year

Cheap Flights to operate between Jolly Grant to Pantnagar from August, this year

There is a good news for those who frequently take trips from Dehradun to different regions of Uttarakhand as Jolly Grant airport will now operate...
Shame! Government use Champawat’s 800-year old Rajbunga Fort as tehsil office, fort still in ruins

Shame! Government use Champawat’s 800-year old Rajbunga Fort as tehsil office, fort still in ruins

Once a symbol of glory and courage of Chand Dynasty of Kumaon, the 800-year old Rajbunga Fort in Champawat has now turned into a forsaken structure....
Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani to decorate Badrinath Kedarnath Temples

Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani to decorate Badrinath Kedarnath Temples

The renowned Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani who garners great faith in Badri-Kedar has decided to decorate Kedarnath-Badrinath Dham, along with providing other tourist facilities. To...
Search for the threatened Finn’s weaver begins in Uttarakhand

Search for the threatened Finn’s weaver begins in Uttarakhand

The threatened Finn’s weaver bird (Ploceus megarhynchus) also known as “peeli baya” among the locals is being searched in Uttarakhand. The Forest Department along with...
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...
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...
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...
Three years after 2013 disaster, no restoration at world famous Pindari & Kafni glacier trek routes

Three years after 2013 disaster, no restoration at world famous Pindari & Kafni glacier trek routes

The devastating Kedarnath floods that ravaged parts of Uttarakhand in 2013 wrecked havoc at world famous Kafni and Pindari glaciers located in Kumaon region of...