Uttarakhand Stories

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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.

‘Irresponsible Tourism’- A threat to Rishikesh’s individuality and uniqueness.

‘Irresponsible Tourism’- A threat to Rishikesh’s individuality and uniqueness.

Trimbakeshwar Temple Rishikesh Many popular tourist hubs are gradually becoming the victims of Irresponsible tourism, Rishikesh’s story is no different, a place which has great...

Aipan: Flamboyant and eye catchy art form of Kumaon.

Aipan art by Savita Joshi Uttarakhand is an extraordinary hub to witness some of the finest forms of art and craft that totally justify the...
Chopta: A home to magnificent Himalayan birds.

Chopta: A home to magnificent Himalayan birds.

Situated in the Western Himalayan Mountain ranges in the state of Uttarakhand, Chopta is a part of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary and the destination that one...
Let’s meet few young musicians playing a Major role in reviving Uttarakhand’s lost folk music

Let’s meet few young musicians playing a Major role in reviving Uttarakhand’s lost folk music

Westernization has gradually brought a major change in the concept of music; youngsters today find the old traditional folk songs terribly mundane as a result...
Egaas Bagwal – Let’s Relish this local festival!

Egaas Bagwal – Let’s Relish this local festival!

Uttarakhand, is a state whose culture is very diverse and colorful. The ritual of celebrating the festival has been going on for centuries in the...
Talla Gethia – Emerging Handicraft Village of Uttarakhand

Talla Gethia – Emerging Handicraft Village of Uttarakhand

हाथ के हुनर की दास्तां लिख नैनीताल का तल्ला गेठिया गांव बन गया उत्तराखंड का हैंडीक्राफ्ट विलेज तल्ला गेठिया, नैनीताल जिले में स्थित एक ऐसा...
Moti Bagh – Oscar Nominated Film of a Resilient Farmer in Uttarakhand

Moti Bagh – Oscar Nominated Film of a Resilient Farmer in Uttarakhand

Moti Bagh is a documentary film directed by Nirmal Chandra Dandriyal, and is based on an 83-year old farmer of Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand....
Bridal Jewellery of Uttarakhand- A Touch of Uttarakhand Ethnicity

Bridal Jewellery of Uttarakhand- A Touch of Uttarakhand Ethnicity

A wedding is a very special occasion in a girl’s life. A girl looks most beautiful on her wedding day. A look of a bride...
Good News: Doctor Drone comes to the rescue of Uttarakhand people

Good News: Doctor Drone comes to the rescue of Uttarakhand people

[caption id="attachment_11186" align="alignnone" width="964"] Doctor drone hovering in the sky of Uttarakhand[/caption] Many areas of Uttarakhand do not get medical facilities like ambulance, first-aids, and...
उत्तराखंड के लोग बंजर खेती से कमाएंगे करोड़ों, जापानी कंपनी ने आर्गेनिक खेती में किया इन्वेस्ट।

उत्तराखंड के लोग बंजर खेती से कमाएंगे करोड़ों, जापानी कंपनी ने आर्गेनिक खेती में किया इन्वेस्ट।

[caption id="attachment_11173" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo: H.Satish via Uttarakhand.org.in[/caption] अगर आपकी उत्तराखंड के पहाड़ों में भूमि है तो आपके लिए यह खभर किसी बहुत बड़ी राहत...
Decathlon Dehradun : The Grand Opening

Decathlon Dehradun : The Grand Opening

Hello Dehradun, The wait is finally over! Witness the grand opening of Decathlon Dehradun on 2nd and 3rd March. The grand opening will take place...
Clean up drive at Maral Village near Rishikesh

Clean up drive at Maral Village near Rishikesh

A usual Saturday morning at Maral Village मराल गॉंव, near Neelkanth, Rishikesh witnessed a ray of hope that the youth like Geeta and Vignesh will...
A Walk in Nainital During British Era

A Walk in Nainital During British Era

Wouldn't it be nice to have a walk in Nainital during the 1880s when it was not clustered by the commercial hotels, restaurants, and all...
Damn the Dams!

Damn the Dams!

Devibhoomi turning Dambhoomi: Changing Development Narrative for Hills As a five-year-old, I was climbing up a tree of Kafal, my favourite wild fruit. I had...
Of Migratory Birds

Of Migratory Birds

It’d already been 8 hours since we started on this road trip. But this wasn’t any other trip; we were travelling to our hometown, nestled...
Devbhoomi Sanrakhshan-The Demigods of Devbhoomi

Devbhoomi Sanrakhshan-The Demigods of Devbhoomi

Degrading environment, wobbly public health and unprecedented climate change have led the natives of the Devbhoomi take matters in their own hands and reconstruct the...
Nanda’s Travel Doodles #2: My solo trip to Chopta – Tungnath

Nanda’s Travel Doodles #2: My solo trip to Chopta – Tungnath

     'Traveling — it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.' - Ibn Battuta Hello again! It's Nanda, the Pahadi girl. After completing the...
Nanda’s Travel Doodles #1: My first trek to Kedarkantha and Har-ki-Doon

Nanda’s Travel Doodles #1: My first trek to Kedarkantha and Har-ki-Doon

Hello, everyone! :D My name is Nanda. I’m 11 years old and I live with my grandmother amidst the lush green hills of Uttarakhand. I’m...
First artists’ meet-up at Meraki Triangle homestay in Sankri with adorable Nanda!

First artists’ meet-up at Meraki Triangle homestay in Sankri with adorable Nanda!

Meraki Triangle – the art house in Himalayas – held up its first artists’ meet up at Sankri village in Uttarakhand. A unique hospitable project...
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...