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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.

Ghughuti ‘The Mouth-Watering Festival of Kumaon’

Ghughuti ‘The Mouth-Watering Festival of Kumaon’

Makar Sankranti or Ghughuti festival named after the bird cuckoo is celebrated with great gusto in the entire Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. This joyful festival...
My16PushupChallenge – A unique way to celebrate Diwali by the folks of Pithoragarh and Harela Society

My16PushupChallenge – A unique way to celebrate Diwali by the folks of Pithoragarh and Harela Society

Diwali weekend has almost come and everybody is busy in making their plans to celebrate this festive season. Probably some of you are planning for...
Kafal Pako Min Ni Chakho- A Sorrowful Story related to Kafal

Kafal Pako Min Ni Chakho- A Sorrowful Story related to Kafal

If we talk about our numerous planned and unplanned trips to our village, we cannot forget the flavour of the juicy kafals that have stayed...
Traditional Jewellery of Uttarakhand- The Charm of Pahari Women

Traditional Jewellery of Uttarakhand- The Charm of Pahari Women

The beautiful Pahari women of Uttarakhand are fond of wearing jewellery specially crafted in silver or gold, adding grace and femininity to their personality. If...
The chronicle of Frederick E. Wilson the ‘Raja of Harsil’

The chronicle of Frederick E. Wilson the ‘Raja of Harsil’

Those who hail from the fairy-tale hamlet of Harsil must be well acquainted with the tale of Frederick E. Wilson who was the first Englishman...
Lohaghat- The Spookiest Place in Uttarakhand

Lohaghat- The Spookiest Place in Uttarakhand

In the sublime hills of Champawat district lies a minion hill station called Lohaghat which remains undisturbed not because of its quaint and comely surroundings...
17 Lesser Known Facts about Dehradun ‘The Education Hub of India’

17 Lesser Known Facts about Dehradun ‘The Education Hub of India’

Dehradun famous for its salubrious weather and its prestigious schools is one of the most talked about cities of Uttarakhand. It is not only the...
10 Best Off-beat Stays in Uttarakhand

10 Best Off-beat Stays in Uttarakhand

Ever wondered what's it like, waking up to the view of the snow-crested peaks and the blazing sun shining above the terrains, giving you the...
The Success Story of Divya Rawat- The Queen of Mushroom Farming

The Success Story of Divya Rawat- The Queen of Mushroom Farming

If you have been following eUttarakhand.com then you must have come across an article about 'The Mushroom Woman of Uttarakhand' Yes! I am talking about...
Namah Nainital – Monsoon Mountain Marathon

Namah Nainital – Monsoon Mountain Marathon

Are you holding a mobile phone and scrolling down on social media and posting unnecessary stuff about Olympic that being an over-populated country we are...
18 Lesser Known Incredible Places of Uttarakhand

18 Lesser Known Incredible Places of Uttarakhand

In the heart of Uttarakhand, lies several mystic places that have opened the doors for the wanderers to come and explore its virgin beauty. If...
Devbhoomi Sanrakshan planted 195 trees in Dehradun

Devbhoomi Sanrakshan planted 195 trees in Dehradun

For celebrating the beauty of Mother Nature and thanking her for bestowing us with the free gifts of nature, we don’t need to wait for...
Interview with Manu Dafaali, Environmentalist and founder of Harela Society

Interview with Manu Dafaali, Environmentalist and founder of Harela Society

There are a few societies in Uttarakhand that are really doing something while the others are busy in skimming the milk in the name of...
India’s First Ever Industrial Park for Women Entrepreneurs to set up in Uttarakhand

India’s First Ever Industrial Park for Women Entrepreneurs to set up in Uttarakhand

In order to boost Women Development & Empower the women entrepreneurs for starting their small scale ventures, the country’s first ever women-centric industrial park will...
Natural Disasters in Uttarakhand- Its Reason, Effects and Measures to Control

Natural Disasters in Uttarakhand- Its Reason, Effects and Measures to Control

Headlines such as 29 dead many missing in the cloudburst, 40 people killed in the landslide at Uttarakhand have become an everyday talk. Our heavenly...
पहाड़ की याद

पहाड़ की याद

Composed by: Rishabh Goel This poem was the winner of the 2015 Poetry Writing Contest. You can also read the consolation prize winning poems by...
Old Vintage Post Cards of Mussoorie that You’ll find Nowhere else

Old Vintage Post Cards of Mussoorie that You’ll find Nowhere else

With the introduction of new technologies and social media sites somewhere down the line, we have left the habit of communicating through postcards and letters....
7 Wonders of Uttarakhand

7 Wonders of Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers The only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Uttarakhand, Valley of Flowers has rich diversity of alpine flowers, many of which have not been found outside...
सुबह की ठंड – स्कूल की पहली घंटी से पहले

सुबह की ठंड – स्कूल की पहली घंटी से पहले

पता है पहाड़ों पर सुबह काफी ठंड होती है पर क्या करें स्कूल दूर है और पैदल जाना है, पर गाँव के दोस्त और कभी न...
Short Story based on a True Event: A Bus that came in Uttarakhand after 69 long years

Short Story based on a True Event: A Bus that came in Uttarakhand after 69 long years

The eyes of the local people of Silpata village in Chamoli district were dead tired after waiting for as long as 69 years, not for...