Uttarakhand

  • ‘Soul of Steel’ expedition to challenge high altitude endurance for civilians

    In an effort to test one’s high-altitude endurance, a new challenge called “Soul of Steel” will be launched in India. Spearheaded by venture CLAW Global, which is run by veterans and supported by the Indian Army, the challenge will take...

    Published On January 14th, 2023
  • Uttarakhand Governor Approved 30% Women’s Reservation Bill

    Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (retd) has approved the 30 percent horizontal reservation to domicile women of the state in the government jobs bill. The state assembly of Uttarakhand passed the Uttarakhand Public Services (Horizontal Reservation for women) Bill...

    Published On January 12th, 2023
  • Why Joshimath declared as ‘landslide-subsidence zone’?

    Why Joshimath is sinking? The appearance of cracks on many roads and houses across Joshimath, due to land subsidence, is neither a new phenomenon in this region — nor a reversible one. Such cracks have been observed in and around...

    Published On January 9th, 2023
  • Uttarakhand Govt to set up World-class Kayaking-Canoeing Academy in Tehri

    World Class Kayaking Canoeing Academy to be set up at Tehri in Uttarakhand. The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K.Singh announced the World Class Kayaking Canoeing Academy. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami also inaugurated the National...

    Published On December 29th, 2022
  • Uttarakhand CM Launched SBI Foundation and HESCO’s Project for Chamoli

    SBI Foundation has designed a project in collaboration with Himalayan Environment Studies and Conservation (HESCO) that aims to promote equitable economic and ecological development in 10 disaster-prone villages in Joshimath Block of Chamoli District. Uttarakhand has been experiencing climate change...

    Published On December 29th, 2022
  • Uttarakhand: Nainital High Court bans beautification works of Sukhatal lake

    The Uttarakhand high court has banned all construction activities in the dry area around the Sukhatal lake, a rain-fed water body that recharges the Naini lake. A division bench of Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R.C. Khulbe imposed the...

    Last updated on November 29th, 2022 08:41 am
  • 42nd International Congress of the INCA Inaugurated in Dehradun

    Uttarakhand Governor Lt Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd.) inaugurated the 42nd International Congress of the Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA) in Dehradun. The 42nd International Congress is being organized by the National Hydrographic Office from 9th November to 11th November 2022...

    Published On November 10th, 2022
  • Uttarakhand Foundation Day 2022: 9th November

    Uttarakhand Foundation Day:  Uttarakhand Foundation Day is observed on November 9 every year. Also known as Uttrakhand Divas, it is celebrated to mark the establishment of the 27th state of India. Uttarakhand did not come into existence with India’s independence....

    Published On November 9th, 2022
  • Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman: NSA Ajit Doval and late CDS Gen Rawat to receive award

    Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman: The Uttarakhand government announced that this year's Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman would be given to National Securtiy Advisor (NSA), Ajit Doval, poet Prasoon Joshi, and three other individuals for their notable achievements. On November 9, the recipients will...

    Last updated on November 9th, 2022 12:14 pm
  • India to Hold Mega ‘Yudh Abhyas’ Military Drill With US Near China Border

    Indian and US militaries to conduct the battalion-level "Yudh Abhyas" exercise between 15th November 2022 to 2nd December 2022. The Yudh Abhyas will be held at Auli in Uttarakhand which from just 100 km from the Line of Actual Control...

    Published On October 29th, 2022