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Harela: An eco-friendly festival of Kumaon

Harela: An eco-friendly festival of Kumaon

Harela, one of the auspicious festivals of Kumaon is celebrated for welcoming the rainy season, new harvest and to commemorate the wedding anniversary of Lord Shiva....
Little Harry Potter fans at Kalap Village of Uttarkashi recreated magic by playing Quidditch

Little Harry Potter fans at Kalap Village of Uttarkashi recreated magic by playing Quidditch

If there’s some kind of purple dust I guess it’s here in Uttarakhand: Long gone are the days when we used to spread a mat...
Bio-villages of Uttarakhand Emerging as Pioneer in Organic Farming

Bio-villages of Uttarakhand Emerging as Pioneer in Organic Farming

Srikot village a role model for bio-village in Pauri Garhwal: A minion village called Srikot in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand has emerged as a...
Tehri Nath ‘A valuable asset for Garhwali brides’

Tehri Nath ‘A valuable asset for Garhwali brides’

When a Garhwali bride shows up in her bridal dress the spectators turn their heads in order to have a glimpse of the most prominent...
Garhwali as an endangered dialect

Garhwali as an endangered dialect

Whether old or new all the languages are important for us as they are a part of our rich cultural heritage. One must not forget...
Five Things that I learnt from the Female Travellers

Five Things that I learnt from the Female Travellers

Why do you stay at one place and wonder about the beauty of the world? Keeping aside the pro and cons of being an Indian...
Let the beauty of women be in harmony with the quintessence of nature at Dayara Bugyal

Let the beauty of women be in harmony with the quintessence of nature at Dayara Bugyal

Cheers to girl power! Let your soul shine as Dayara Bugyal welcomes all the lovely ladies for a sweet escape in a fairy tale place,...
About Mamta Rawat and her association with eUttaranchal

About Mamta Rawat and her association with eUttaranchal

Who is Mamta Rawat? Mamta Rawat hails from a hushed village of Bankoli in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Inspired by nature since childhood, she...
Soon computerization of Garhwali dialect will begin as decided in the meetup

Soon computerization of Garhwali dialect will begin as decided in the meetup

In the presence of about 20 honorary people, the first meetup of LibreOffice was successfully launched. LibreOffice is a free open source software office site...
Duryodhana Temple: A revered deity or a cruel villain?

Duryodhana Temple: A revered deity or a cruel villain?

Yes, Duryodhana temple exists. Very much. Mahabharata is, hands down, the greatest epic ever written and its characters have been equally legendary. Be it fallen...
‘Ghasyari Queen’ a unique pageant held in Tehri Garhwal district

‘Ghasyari Queen’ a unique pageant held in Tehri Garhwal district

Not everybody knows that there is a unique pageant called ‘Ghasyari Queen’ held in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand, in which women are required...
Soon online Bookings will be made for Himalaya Darshan

Soon online Bookings will be made for Himalaya Darshan

Now the tourists will be able to book online tickets for Himalaya Darshan through an online portal, which will be launched soon. Earlier, the bookings...
More than 3,000 homes in Uttarakhand embraced Solar Lanterns

More than 3,000 homes in Uttarakhand embraced Solar Lanterns

A Delhi-based NGO, Society to Create Awareness towards Life & Environment has joined hands with various government enterprises and border security forces for distributing free...
10 Best Destinations in Uttarakhand to celebrate New Year’s Eve

10 Best Destinations in Uttarakhand to celebrate New Year’s Eve

The unadulterated beauty of the lush green hills of Uttarakhand offers a soul rejuvenating experience to the bag packers, who want to quench their wonder...
Uttarakhand Government releases a stamp in the memory of Sumitranandan Pant

Uttarakhand Government releases a stamp in the memory of Sumitranandan Pant

Sumitranandan Pant was born on May 20, 1900, at a fairy tale village called Kausani in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The great poet has cited...
New Year’s Special: Catch an aerial view of Naini Lake from chopper

New Year’s Special: Catch an aerial view of Naini Lake from chopper

It seems as if the coming year will be full of surprises Uttarakhand tourism department has started a chopper service in Nainital, offering an aerial...
The Young Gun of Garhwal Rifles – Gabar Singh Negi

The Young Gun of Garhwal Rifles – Gabar Singh Negi

At the age of 21, when boys enroll their names in college and enjoy their bachelorhood, Gabar Singh Negi was serving as a Rifleman in...
Nelong Valley: The Hidden Jewel of Uttarakhand

Nelong Valley: The Hidden Jewel of Uttarakhand

Nicknamed as ‘Ladakh of Uttarakhand’ due to its striking resemblance to the famed landscape of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, Nelong valley has been off...
Mussoorie ‘The Queen of Hills’ to host Winter Carnival

Mussoorie ‘The Queen of Hills’ to host Winter Carnival

Dance, Music and Madness in the 'Queen of Hills' Tucked away in the luscious hills, Mussoorie owning the stature of being the 'Queen of Hills'...
Restoring Ganges: Plastic ban from Gomukh to Haridwar by NGT

Restoring Ganges: Plastic ban from Gomukh to Haridwar by NGT

It’s a sign of global annihilation: Looking at the present scenario from the rampant floods of Uttarakhand, the drought affected Maharashtra, to the recent catastrophe...