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3 Days Yoga Festival to kick start in Doon from April 15

3 Days Yoga Festival to kick start in Doon from April 15

Sanskar Pariwar and Devbhoomi Yoga Development Research & Council will organise a three-day Yoga festival at the Tapkeshwar auditorium and ground starting from 15-17 April....
Kedarnath’s glorious history to be carved on the temple wall

Kedarnath’s glorious history to be carved on the temple wall

The 350 metres long and 12 feet high RCC defensive wall designed to safeguard the Kedarnath temple will be soon be covered with intricate 3D...
Asia’s longest mountain bike race in Uttarakhand, 16 countries to participate

Asia’s longest mountain bike race in Uttarakhand, 16 countries to participate

In order to promote adventure tourism in Uttarakhand, the Department of Tourism in the state have organized a Himalayan mountain bike championship that will take...
Liquor Ban issue takes U-turn: Bypass roads to be declared as State Highways

Liquor Ban issue takes U-turn: Bypass roads to be declared as State Highways

To refrain from the Supreme Court's order to ban all the liquor shops located on the state highways, the government has decided to de-notify the...
Uttarakhand tourism boost: UTC hire 210 bus drivers, more buses on roads

Uttarakhand tourism boost: UTC hire 210 bus drivers, more buses on roads

In a big relief to Uttarakhand public, Uttarakhand Roadways under Uttarakhand Transport Cooperation (UTC) have hired more than 200 additional bus drivers on contractual basis....
Three years on, KMVN still to start Jeep service to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Three years on, KMVN still to start Jeep service to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

The Jeep service proposed for the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims travelling via the traditional route passing through Kumaon region would have to wait another year, it...
Call of the Mystic: Devi Temples you must visit in Uttarakhand

Call of the Mystic: Devi Temples you must visit in Uttarakhand

Soak in the mystical aura of the celestial Devi temples perched in the Garhwal and Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Bathe in the sanctity of the...
Check out these three dream projects for Uttarakhand tourism!

Check out these three dream projects for Uttarakhand tourism!

Taking cues from his foreign visits, Uttarakhand tourism minister Satpal Maharaj is determinant in realizing his three dream projects he had in mind to encourage tourism in Uttarakhand...
Badrinath, Kedarnath & Hemkund receives Snowfall

Badrinath, Kedarnath & Hemkund receives Snowfall

While few cities of Uttarakhand have seen a new high in the mercury level, the other high altitude places like Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib and Rudranath...
Uttarakhand HC declares Gangotri & Yamunotri Glaciers as Living Human Entities

Uttarakhand HC declares Gangotri & Yamunotri Glaciers as Living Human Entities

After bestowing the status of living entities to Ganga and Yamuna rivers, the Uttarakhand High Court has now declared Gaga and Yamunotri glaciers as 'living...
Wow! Tourists will be able to visit underwater Old Tehri in submarine

Wow! Tourists will be able to visit underwater Old Tehri in submarine

Every year, Uttarakhand attracts large number of tourists and pilgrims - whether it is the verdant hill stations of Mussoorie and Nainital or the revered...
Char Dham Yatra to become easier: Survey completed, railway tracks will be laid soon

Char Dham Yatra to become easier: Survey completed, railway tracks will be laid soon

In the coming years the pilgrimage to God’s own heaven on earth, Char Dham will become easier as it will be soon connected by swift...
Dehradun airport breaks record with maximum number of flying passengers

Dehradun airport breaks record with maximum number of flying passengers

2016-2017 has been a golden year for the state as the Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun has shattered the records by witnessing a maximum number...
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...
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...
NGT: Rafting camps allowed at 25 sites in Rishikesh

NGT: Rafting camps allowed at 25 sites in Rishikesh

National Green Tribunal (NGT), the leading court of justice regarding environmental issues in the country has rescinded its ban at 25 of the 33 camping...
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...
Badrinath Portals to Open from May 6

Badrinath Portals to Open from May 6

Now the devotees will be able to carry forward their pilgrimage to the revered Shri Badrinath Dham as its portals will be opened from May...
Tourists Visiting Mussoorie in Peak Season will get a Pass Now

Tourists Visiting Mussoorie in Peak Season will get a Pass Now

The Taxi Union and hoteliers gave a green flag to the decision of giving Passes to the Tourists visiting Mussoorie Soon the tourists heading Mussoorie...