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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.

Women Empowerment in the hills of Uttarakhand

Women Empowerment in the hills of Uttarakhand

Recently, Dehradun-based NGO Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK) is honoured with the Future Leadership award for its work in the field of women's empowerment. The...
Migration – The Ghost Villages

Migration – The Ghost Villages

“There is no trace of life in these villages due to the lack of facilities. The people are helpless and the government disinterested. Such is...
How can we revive our regional dialects and culture which is dying slowly?

How can we revive our regional dialects and culture which is dying slowly?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #26 And the winner is: Vicky Naudiyal To save and revive our culture and traditions, we should start from our home...
Migration: Boon or Bane?

Migration: Boon or Bane?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #24 And the winners is: Prabhakar Bhatt "Kasturi kundal base mrig dhunde van mahi " यही है हमारे पहाड़ की कहानी|...
Will the introduction of Railways in hills of Uttarakhand be beneficial or not?

Will the introduction of Railways in hills of Uttarakhand be beneficial or not?

सवाल: उत्तराखंड के पहाड़ों में रेलवे की सुविधा पहुँचाना एक सही विकल्प है या नहीं? Result of Facebook Daily Contest #22 And the winner is:...
What steps can be taken to promote tourism in Uttarakhand?

What steps can be taken to promote tourism in Uttarakhand?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #20 And the winners are: 1. Rajendra Bisht दोस्तो सब से पहले हर परयटन स्थल तक बहुत सुंदर हाइवे सडंक बननी...
What would you like to change first if you were the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?

What would you like to change first if you were the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?

सवाल: अगर आप उत्तराखंड के मुख्यमंत्री होते तो आप सबसे पहले क्या बदलना चाहते? Result of Facebook Daily Contest #18 And the winners are: 1....
Tell us the name of the local temple of your village and the beliefs associated with it, which makes Uttarakhand truly a “Devbhumi”

Tell us the name of the local temple of your village and the beliefs associated with it, which makes Uttarakhand truly a “Devbhumi”

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #17 And the winners are: 1. Manish Garhswal Mere gaon Devari me even mere ghar se thodi hi dur ek Shivji...
Which is you favourite Pahari cuisine and Why?

Which is you favourite Pahari cuisine and Why?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #16 And the winner is: Savita Pandey I relish all kumauni dishes but I love bhat ki chudkani, sana hua...
I love my village because ?

I love my village because ?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #13 And the winners are: 1. Ashutosh Ankit Rawat मुझे अपने गाँव, उत्तराखण्ड की संस्कृति और हमारे उत्तराखण्ड की संस्कृति से...
Palayan – Ek Chintan

Palayan – Ek Chintan

Palayan Ek Chintan - Discussion on the Issue of Migration Venue: Prekshagrah, Pauri Dates: 24 and 25 Oct 2015 पहाड़ों से पलायन के वास्तविक कारण...
Raksha Sutra Andolan – A bond to save Nature

Raksha Sutra Andolan – A bond to save Nature

In 1994, to protect the tree falling in Tehri, women tied threads around trees and pledged to safeguard them. Their struggle saved the many evergreen...
Yogendra Rana: A brave heart whose act of valor should be recognized

Yogendra Rana: A brave heart whose act of valor should be recognized

Yogendra Rana showed his heroic efforts by evacuating hundreds of pilgrims at the time of 2013 flash floods in Uttarakhand, which engulfed more than 5,000...
Which is your Favourite Travel Destination in Uttarakhand? and Why?

Which is your Favourite Travel Destination in Uttarakhand? and Why?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #11 And the winners are: 1. Sulekha Pande उत्तराखंड हिन्दुस्तान का स्वर्ग है, यहाँ की हर जगह मुझे पसंद है और...
Which is your Favourite Song in Garhwali/ Kumaoni or Jaunsari? and Why?

Which is your Favourite Song in Garhwali/ Kumaoni or Jaunsari? and Why?

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #10 And the winners are 1. Naveen Naithani मेरा डांडी काँठी का मुळक जैल्यु बसंत ऋतू मा जैयि-बसंत ऋतू मा जैयि। हेरा...
Top 10 Hill Stations of Uttarakhand

Top 10 Hill Stations of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is the home of Gods but also the home of Mother Nature. It has some of the best views of the mighty Himalayas, starting...
Caption this Contest #09 Winners (Uttarakhand Online Fest 2015)

Caption this Contest #09 Winners (Uttarakhand Online Fest 2015)

Result of Facebook Daily Contest #09 And the winners is! Narendra Tiwari ये सट्टी ये सारी, ये पहाड़ की नारी, ये धान ये हरियाली, ये...
How can you help the people living in remote areas of Uttarakhand?

How can you help the people living in remote areas of Uttarakhand?

  Result of Facebook Daily Contest #8 And the winners is! Gopu Bisht मैं बस उन दूर-दराज के लोगों के बीच जा कर उन्हें बाहरी...
What do I miss the most about Uttarakhand?

What do I miss the most about Uttarakhand?

And the winners are! Rashmi Bhatt पहाड़ों की कटोरी मैं बसा मेरा गाँव, मेरे घर के सामने उगता सुबह का सूरज, रात को छत से...
Chandi Prasad Bhatt – A Gandhian at heart and an Environmentalist by nature

Chandi Prasad Bhatt – A Gandhian at heart and an Environmentalist by nature

In 2014, he was honoured with Gandhi Peace Prize by President Pranab Mukherjee. A Gandhian and environmentalist initiated the Chipko Movement in March 1973. In...