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.

Teelu Rauteli – The greatest female warrior of Uttarakhand

Teelu Rauteli – The greatest female warrior of Uttarakhand

At the age of 22, Teelu Rauteli freed the provinces of Garhwal from the oppressive Katyura ruler Dham Shahi. She was killed by her enemies...
Jagat Singh Chaudhary: Bracing Life to Aging Forests

Jagat Singh Chaudhary: Bracing Life to Aging Forests

'Green Ambassador' of Uttarakhand changed his 1.5-hectare barren land into a lush green forest. He is practicing mix-forestry on his land since 1974 which is...
Waste Warriors (Dehradun) celebrates one year success of ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’

Waste Warriors (Dehradun) celebrates one year success of ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyan’

Waste Warriors a non-profit organization is celebrating the anniversary of ''Swacch Bharat Abhiyan'' by organizing various clean-up drives, across Dehradun. Students and youth are turning...
Keeda Jadi: Boon or Bane?

Keeda Jadi: Boon or Bane?

In the global market, Keeda Jadi worth Rs 18 lakh per kilogram. It is illegal in India to trade it. Unnatural practices to produce it...
Narendra Singh Negi – The Voice of Change

Narendra Singh Negi – The Voice of Change

Narendra Singh Negi's name is embellished with gold in Garhwali music industry for giving a reputed name to the folk music of Uttarakhand. Narendra Singh...
Mussoorie: First free Wifi Hill Station in North India

Mussoorie: First free Wifi Hill Station in North India

'Jionet', high-speed Wifi Internet service by Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) in Mussoorie. It covers an area of 4 km from Mall Road to Jhullaghar....
Askot Arakot Abhiyan

Askot Arakot Abhiyan

We all know that the life of people living on mountains is not easy. Basic facilities like schools, colleges, electricity, communication and market reach very...
Metallic Plough – A blessing for the dying forests

Metallic Plough – A blessing for the dying forests

At present in Almora district, there are more than 600 peasants who are using metallic ploughs for farming instead of wooden ploughs. Not only in...
Dayara Bugyal: The meadows above clouds

Dayara Bugyal: The meadows above clouds

Best things come in small packages. So was my recent trip to Dayara Bugyal. The term bugyal means ‘high altitude meadow’. It was my first...
Waste Management by Young Minds of Rishikesh

Waste Management by Young Minds of Rishikesh

Zero Waste Inc. collects waste from door-to-door and segregates it in Rishikesh. Creating awareness, Kitchen and Horticulture waste composting, and waste recycling is also their main...
Famous Bollywood dialogues in funny Pahari language

Famous Bollywood dialogues in funny Pahari language

We all love to watch Bollywood movies but have you ever thought that if you convert some famous Bollywood dialogues into funny Pahari language then how...
Maiti Movement: When ‘change’ begins at ‘home’

Maiti Movement: When ‘change’ begins at ‘home’

The eco-women centric movement has received worldwide recognition including US, UK, Indonesia, Canada, Nepal and Thailand. In India, it spread across 6,000 villages in 18...
Uttarakhand lad Pawandeep Rajan won ‘The voice of India’

Uttarakhand lad Pawandeep Rajan won ‘The voice of India’

Pawandeep is the son of famous Kumauni singer Suresh Rajan. He won 'Voice of India' singing reality show title on August 30, 2015. Pawandeep Rajan...
Is Illegal Mining Legal in Haridwar?

Is Illegal Mining Legal in Haridwar?

There are 141 stone crushers in Uttarakhand, including 40 in Haridwar. On April 15, 2015, NGT ordered to stop 'illegal, unauthorized, unscientific mining' in Haridwar...
Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Her differently-abled students participated in Special Olympics held in China in 2007 and Greece in 2011. She has Changed lives of over 50 children by...
Sudha Gunwant: A Farmer and Environment Emancipator

Sudha Gunwant: A Farmer and Environment Emancipator

Since 2003, she is practicing protective irrigation, started own seedlings before the monsoon, and cultivate exotic, high-value crops like the Kiwi fruit. She is a...
Citizens for GREEN Doon: A hope for change

Citizens for GREEN Doon: A hope for change

Currently, they are protesting against state's decision to allocate 60 acres of reserved land of Mussoorie Forest Division, Raipur for 'unplanned' development. Dehradun which has...
ROSE Kanda: A Success Story on Eco-Tourism

ROSE Kanda: A Success Story on Eco-Tourism

Currently, they are building a community centre for village people whose houses are in a bad state due to the flash floods and mud slides....
Do Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand lack leadership?

Do Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand lack leadership?

As per latest orders released by Nainital High Court President Rule is on hold in Uttarakhand till 31st March where Harish Rawat has to prove...
Maletha Movement: A Success Story

Maletha Movement: A Success Story

All of us know about the Chipko Andolan or Chipko Movement in India, which started in April 1973 because of the deforestation in the Grahwal...