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Read articles, news and new trends prevailing in Uttarakhand to brush up your knowledge about Uttarakhand which is evolving rapidly. Reading is addicting and when you read you not only educate yourself about certain things but you also condemn the ideology of other people.

उत्तराखंड के पारम्परिक लोक नृत्य

उत्तराखंड के पारम्परिक लोक नृत्य

उत्तराखंड समस्त भारत में अपनी भौगोलिक सुदंरता के लिए नहीं अपनी विविध सांस्कृतिक परम्पराओं के लिए जाना जाता है। यहाँ की संस्कृति, जन मानस और...
From Hammer to Chalk: A teacher who built, painted and taught in a remote Uttarakhand school

From Hammer to Chalk: A teacher who built, painted and taught in a remote Uttarakhand school

A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.   The above line perfectly sums up what it...
Resurrecting the lost Glory: Let’s make Uttarakhand Great Again

Resurrecting the lost Glory: Let’s make Uttarakhand Great Again

Listening to some old melodious hits of Lalit Mohan Joshi, I was resting peacefully under the canopy of dense trees at my village. It was...
कथा उत्तराखंड की तीन पवित्र नदियों की : गंगा, यमुना और सरस्वती

कथा उत्तराखंड की तीन पवित्र नदियों की : गंगा, यमुना और सरस्वती

गंगा: भारत की विभिन्न संस्कृतियों और जन-जन पोषित करने वाली गंगा नदी का उद्गम गौमुख उत्तराखंड में स्थित है। विभिन्न जल धाराओं से मिलकर बनी गंगा...
From Dehradun to Westeros: Two suppliers who make authentic Game of Thrones props

From Dehradun to Westeros: Two suppliers who make authentic Game of Thrones props

The highly anticipated penultimate 7th season for the immensely popular fantasy drama TV series Game of Thrones will premiere on July 16 and the fans just...
10 Unbelievable facts about Devbhoomi Uttarakhand

10 Unbelievable facts about Devbhoomi Uttarakhand

The Land of the Gods, Devbhoomi Uttarakhand has always been the land of spirituality, religion and something beyond the realm of human consciousness. Even today,...
Koti Banal architecture: How ingenuity of our ancestors conquered earthquakes

Koti Banal architecture: How ingenuity of our ancestors conquered earthquakes

‘There is no new knowledge, all is ancient and infinite’ - Louise Hay Knowledge can neither be created nor destroyed – it can only be...
सप्त बद्री मंदिर और उनसे जुडी कथाएं

सप्त बद्री मंदिर और उनसे जुडी कथाएं

इदं विष्णुर्वि चक्रमे त्रेधा नि दधे पदम् । समूळ्हमस्य पांसुरे स्वाहा ॥ अर्थ:  "सर्वव्यापी परमात्मा विष्णु ने इस जगत को धारण किया है और वे...
Roads in Hills: Harbinger of Development or Destruction

Roads in Hills: Harbinger of Development or Destruction

Roads are considered as the lifeline of a nation. For the 7th biggest country in the world, roads are the paramount necessity for the nation's...
Migration: A Perpetual Nightmare

Migration: A Perpetual Nightmare

'Mountains are calling' read a friend's Facebook update. Are they? For most people in Uttarakhand, it is the cities that are calling. While the mountains...
रम्माण :- विरासत उत्तराखंड की

रम्माण :- विरासत उत्तराखंड की

रम्माण के दौरान जिन ऐतिहासिक और काल्पनिक पात्रों द्वारा दर्शकों का मनोरंजन किया जाता है वे इस प्रकार है बण्यां-बण्यांण, मल्ल, कुरु-जोगी आदि। रम्माण उत्सव...
प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

आज उनके द्वारा उगाये गए जंगल में पेड़ो की संख्या ५०० से अधिक है. जिसमे विभिन्न तरह के पेड़ है. जहां इमारती लकडियो से लेकर...
Agriculture Turning Tides in Hills: A case of Naini

Agriculture Turning Tides in Hills: A case of Naini

Introduction Pointing towards an old dilapidated house, Dharma Singh Rana tells me that he has spent his entire childhood and adulthood under that thatched roof....
Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Few kilometers from the lively and festive hill station of Mussoorie lies one of the most haunted places in Uttarakhand - Lambi Dehar Mines. A place...
The enriching Chaainsheel Trek becomes 2017 Trek of the Year, along with Dronagiri

The enriching Chaainsheel Trek becomes 2017 Trek of the Year, along with Dronagiri

Celebrated for its phenomenal natural beauty that garlands the Himalayan state, Uttarakhand has earned accolades in its name by offering the best trekking expeditions in...
Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

The less trodden trail of Jumma-Dronagiri which is associated with Lord Hanuman’s search for the life-saving herb, Sanjeevni Booti has come into limelight for all...
Kothar : Indigenous Technology of Hills

Kothar : Indigenous Technology of Hills

In the modern times, Kothars are slowly disappearing in the hills. The new generation has become ignorant of such techniques. They are lured by modern...
A Walk Down The Pahadi Memory Lane

A Walk Down The Pahadi Memory Lane

"Dedicated to my childhood and to all my fellow pahadis around the world" – Kavita Adhikari I had the opportunity to see and grow up...
शिवभूमि उत्तराखंड : केदारखंड व मानसखंड

शिवभूमि उत्तराखंड : केदारखंड व मानसखंड

लेखक: सुधीर जुगरान "नाद" सृष्टि की उत्पत्ति का, प्रस्फुटित होता आदि योगी शिव के डमरू से। शिव सनातन हिन्दू धर्म के ऐसे देवता है जो...
25 Hilarious Pahadi Expression of Gollum To Tickle Your Funny Bone

25 Hilarious Pahadi Expression of Gollum To Tickle Your Funny Bone

1. When everybody is dancing on Dhol Damau and suddenly they ask me to join. Feeling so shy! [caption id="attachment_10331" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Photo credit: New...