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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...
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...
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...
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...
Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

Bookings Full in Badrinath Dham till June month

This year Badrinath Dham will expect a record-breaking number of tourists. The portals of Badrinath shrine will open from May 6 but the condition is...
Unregulated chopper operations disturbing the Wildlife at Kedarnath Sanctuary

Unregulated chopper operations disturbing the Wildlife at Kedarnath Sanctuary

The unregulated chopper operations are causing great harm to the wildlife at the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary as many animal species including the musk deer and...
Corbett National Park’s New Route to open from Kotdwar

Corbett National Park’s New Route to open from Kotdwar

Forest Minister, Dr Harak Singh Rawat said that for boosting tourism in the state two new gates of Corbett National Park will be opened at...
Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Hurry Up! today is the last date to apply for Kedarnath Heli Service

Last year, 12 companies rendered their air services to Kedarnath The preparations for starting the air services to Kedarnath has begun at the governmental level....
Locals to suffer as GMOU increase buses on Char Dham route, less buses elsewhere

Locals to suffer as GMOU increase buses on Char Dham route, less buses elsewhere

With the increase of pilgrims and devotees Char Dham pilgrimage season in Uttarakhand, the trouble of locals in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand have also increased as...
Summer Special: Gangotri National Park now open for Visitors

Summer Special: Gangotri National Park now open for Visitors

Time to rejoice as the doors of the Gangotri National Park are open for the tourists until November 15. In the history of this park,...
No Package System for Special Prayer sessions held at Badri-Kedar Temples

No Package System for Special Prayer sessions held at Badri-Kedar Temples

Now the devotees will not be able to avail the special packages for conducting the prayers sessions at the Badrinath and Kedarnath temples as the...
Yogi Effect: Makes way for the Daat Kali two way Tunnel Project

Yogi Effect: Makes way for the Daat Kali two way Tunnel Project

The Daat Kali two-way tunnel project which was pending from the last two years has made its way after UP government sent an NOC letter...
U’khand Govt. Plans to form a Special Task Force of Youth to Protect Himalayas

U’khand Govt. Plans to form a Special Task Force of Youth to Protect Himalayas

Vijendra Rawat, the patron of the Shiv Sena Institution in Uttarkashi said that to save the Himalayas, a special multipurpose task force is needed. On...
Uttarakhand Govt. chooses Trusted Heli Service Companies for Kedarnath Yatra

Uttarakhand Govt. chooses Trusted Heli Service Companies for Kedarnath Yatra

Uttarakhand Government has already chosen the heli service companies that will initiate the Kedarnath Yatra for the pilgrims. A legal tender has been passed and...
Portals of Gauramai, Shanidev & Annapurna temple now Open for Devotees

Portals of Gauramai, Shanidev & Annapurna temple now Open for Devotees

Now the ardent followers of the Himalayan deities can head on a spiritual sojourn to Uttarakhand as the portals of Gauramai, Shanidev and Annapurna temples...
Great! Baahubali-inspired theme park in Haridwar, Char Dham in Kumaon

Great! Baahubali-inspired theme park in Haridwar, Char Dham in Kumaon

For a state like Uttarakhand which is bestowed with spellbinding natural beauty and divine presence in the form of revered shrines, tourism and pilgrimage forms the back...
Wow! Uttarakhand to build transparent skywalk at Nelong valley

Wow! Uttarakhand to build transparent skywalk at Nelong valley

It seems the Uttarakhand government has finally understood the importance of tourism to boost the dwindling economy of the state. Nelong valley, which is the hidden gem...
Now you can board a direct flight to Jammu from Dehradun airport

Now you can board a direct flight to Jammu from Dehradun airport

After a long wait now direct flights to Jammu will operate from the Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun. From May onwards, Spice Jet airlines will...