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Changing tunes of Uttarakhand’s folk music

Changing tunes of Uttarakhand’s folk music

January 9, 2021

On January 14 each year as the sun traverses Tropic of Capricorn, large parts of India celebrate the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti, which coincides with the onset of an annual fair known as Magh Mela, celebrated in many parts of the northern India. On the occasion, resident...

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The Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand

The Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand

October 6, 2018

The Valley of Flowers sprawls over the area of about 87.5 sqkm and is classified as a National Park since 1982 and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is located 300 kilometres North of Rishikesh (a spiritual hub that hosts the International Yoga Festival every year).

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Around the Himalayas in 7 days

Around the Himalayas in 7 days

April 8, 2017

The third edition of the Uttarakhand mountain biking race flagged off on April 8, 2017, in Nainital, in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. With participation from over 15 countries, the race will cover a distance of 884 km in seven biking days.

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