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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.

President Rule, its Impact and Current Political Scenario in Uttarakhand

President Rule, its Impact and Current Political Scenario in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand which had seen many Chief Ministers come and go was brought under the President’s rule on March 27, 2016, on the grounds of...
Uttarakhand leads in the world’s largest synchronized bird count event

Uttarakhand leads in the world’s largest synchronized bird count event

The chirps of the myriad colourful birds seen in Uttarakhand have become a little louder, and our happiness in knowing so has made our heart...
Seven female bikers crossed one of the highest motorable pass – The Mana Pass in Uttarakhand

Seven female bikers crossed one of the highest motorable pass – The Mana Pass in Uttarakhand

The seven adventure loving women from the colourful state of Maharashtra geared themselves to go on an arduous bike expedition to Mana Pass lying on...
Sri Dev Suman – The Valiant Soul of Garhwal

Sri Dev Suman – The Valiant Soul of Garhwal

Shri Dev Suman was a writer and activist who stood for the freedom of Tehri and united the entire Garhwal region. The valiant soul died...
Beej Bachao Andolan – Save Seed Movement of Uttarakhand

Beej Bachao Andolan – Save Seed Movement of Uttarakhand

About the Movement: In the late 1980s, the movement was initiated by the group of activists of Hemwal Valley of Tehri and led by a...
Tehri Dynasty: The Kingdom Mughals couldn’t succumb

Tehri Dynasty: The Kingdom Mughals couldn’t succumb

Uttarakhand, the land which has many fables associated with it has been the nerve of many political issues, whether we talk about its history or...
Glamping: The luxurious way of camping in Uttarakhand

Glamping: The luxurious way of camping in Uttarakhand

Glamping is the all new way of camping If you have always wished of gazing at the milky way under the sheath of the dark...
A mystical cave discovered in Uttarakhand while laying a road at Devprayag

A mystical cave discovered in Uttarakhand while laying a road at Devprayag

Uttarakhand which is blessed with unique geography and topographical features has many hidden places which are yet to be explored. Recently, a mysterious cave has...
Kalyan Singh, the founder of Maiti Movement discovered a prehistoric cave in Uttarakhand

Kalyan Singh, the founder of Maiti Movement discovered a prehistoric cave in Uttarakhand

Our Devbhoomi never fails to amaze us with its infinite possibilities of adventure and quest in the surreal land of gods. One such enticing place...
Kandali Festival: A unique festival of the Shauka and Rung communities of Uttarakhand

Kandali Festival: A unique festival of the Shauka and Rung communities of Uttarakhand

Many people must be aware of the term ‘Kandali’ which is a plant that causes itchy rashes when it comes in contact with the skin....
New Age Doctors and Health Services in Uttarakhand – An Interview with Dr. Ritu Thapliyal

New Age Doctors and Health Services in Uttarakhand – An Interview with Dr. Ritu Thapliyal

While the government is trying to improve health services in the state some doctors are coming forward for the great cause. One such instance is...
Jaunsari Culture: Occult and Mysticism

Jaunsari Culture: Occult and Mysticism

The culture, rituals and beliefs of Jaunsari tribe is often linked with occult and mysticism as the region is underdeveloped which makes it relatively unexplored...
Uttarakhand’s Daughter Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi all set to sail around the world

Uttarakhand’s Daughter Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi all set to sail around the world

Vartika Joshi hailing from Uttarakhand is all set to sail on a boisterous voyage around the world. Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi will give wings to...
Hiresha Verma: The Mushroom Woman of Uttarakhand

Hiresha Verma: The Mushroom Woman of Uttarakhand

A country where the agro-based communities are committing suicide and are forced to alienate themselves from farming Hiresha has appeared as a silver lining in...
Harnessing solar energy in Uttarakhand

Harnessing solar energy in Uttarakhand

It's is glad to see that Uttarakhand is taking necessary steps to preserve our mother earth by embracing renewable source of energy. The state will...
The women avengers of Uttarakhand

The women avengers of Uttarakhand

The contribution of the women of Uttarakhand cannot be summed up in mere words as it fails to convey how they have evolved over the...
20 Most Popular Shiva Temples in Uttarakhand

20 Most Popular Shiva Temples in Uttarakhand

Lord Shiva also referred to as "Bhole Nath" is one such Hindu god who treats all his devotees as one. He is the eternal truth...
Popular folk songs of Kumaon ki Holi – A lyrical ballad to savour

Popular folk songs of Kumaon ki Holi – A lyrical ballad to savour

Holi is an auspicious festival of India known for its colorful watery ambiance. In the starting of spring(Phalgun) and brings happiness for all. People have...
Don’t go materialist, go minimalist – Life Goals at the “Land of Gods”

Don’t go materialist, go minimalist – Life Goals at the “Land of Gods”

What is life but a book which you can decorate with nostalgic moments of your life or waste it by sitting on a rocking armchair...
Valley Of Flowers – A Bouquet Bestowed By Nature

Valley Of Flowers – A Bouquet Bestowed By Nature

Home to more than 500 different species of delightful alpine flowers, shrubs and variety of flora that exclusively blossom in this pristine vale, Valley of...